What are waist beads?

African waist beads are belly beads chain that has been over the centuries by women for spiritual reasons, a fashion accessory, royalty for body adornment and our favorite as a body tracker to remind you to pay attention to your weight (put that Fitbit down for now).

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These natural gemstone waist beads are either usually handmade. Wearing of beads around the waist is very popular among West Africans, notably Ghanaians and Nigerians.

They are a great way to lose weight because they restrict the amount of food you’ll eat and the type of food you’ll eat.

Here is an in-depth video of how to use waist beads to lose weight: