Kenyans give interesting reasons why women wear waist beads

Donning a waist bead also known as belly beads is a common practice among many Kenyan and African women and a cultural practice to serve many celebratory purposes.

However, the practice has been picked up by women across the country for various reason with a fraction of them using it as an invisible yet perceptible signal to a husband or lover.

Donning a waist bead also known as belly beads is a common practice among many Kenyan and African women and a cultural practice to serve many celebratory purposes.

It is meant to hit men below the belt, quite literally, strung as it is around the waist.

While to others wearing a waist bead was a sign of maturity, for some it was to sexually appeal to men when they bend to pick something from the floor.

“My man loves it when he see it on my waist and when we are making love. You can’t imagine how he enjoys holding them,” said Betty Ada Inedo

For those watching their weight, they use a waist bead to gauge their weight gain and loss while others just associate it with witchcraft.

“The best magic in the eyes of an able strong African man. This is a game changer it is everything an African man will always wish to see in a woman,” said Issah Ghana.

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