Women across the world from different communities wear waist beads with different reasons.
Some wear them to look attractive while others for fashion. Below are 5 reasons why women wear waist beads.
1: For Witchcraft
Some ladies wear waist beads as charms to win the heart of specific men that they have been chasing. Other ladies wear them to protect themselves from bad and evil spirits.
2: Tradition And Culture
Some cultures in some communities raise their women wearing the waist beads. These waist beads represent their culture and sometimes give them a sense of belonging.
3: Weight Watch
Women put on waist beads to check whether they have gained weight or not. If the bead is tight on their waist, it is a sign of gaining weight and if the bead is loose on their waist, it is a sign of losing weight.
Some ladies always feel confident when they put on the waist beads.
5: Dancing Charms
In some countries like India, when women dancing, they put on waist beads. In Kenya, communities like Turkana put them on when dancing.