Health and Beauty Reviews
Haramaki is Japanese for belly wrap (hara means belly and maki means wrap). This garment can be worn over the belly for a comforting feeling and for warmth. Although this haramaki belly band garment is new to the West, they have been worn in Japan for centuries.
A haramaki belly band started as something warriors would wear to cover their vital organs and then turned into a garment which keeps the stomach and kidney area warm.
They come in different sizes and colors, and you can get them for men, women, expectant mothers and kids. Choose from various colors, either patterns or simple one-color designs.
How to Wear a Haramaki Belly Band
You can wear a haramaki belly band right next to your skin or over your clothing. Some people like to sleep in them and others wear them just during the daytime.
Choose one you like online or find out how to make your own. They are usually made from stretch cotton but you can also get ones made with silk, cashmere or other luxury materials. Continue reading
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