Q: What is Temple Body and Beauty?
A: Temple Body and Beauty is more than just a brand - it's an invitation to connect with your body and spirit through natural and holistic products. Our mission is to empower women to embrace their inner goddess and nourish their body, mind, and soul.
Q: Who is a Tempress?
A: A Tempress is a sensual, empowered woman who is in tune with her body and surroundings. She exudes confidence and grace, channeling her inner goddess with every step she takes. Tempresses are Queens who embrace themselves through self-care and self-love.
Q: How does one become a Tempress?
Becoming a Tempress starts with embracing your inner goddess and indulging in self-care and self-love. Take the time to get to know yourself, and nourish your body, mind, and soul with our natural and holistic products. As you explore your sensuality and embrace your femininity, you will embody the essence of a Tempress and radiate beauty and confidence.
Q: Who are our products for?
A: Our products are designed for the multifaceted Tempress, who seeks natural products that nourish her skin, tools and accessories that help her connect with her inner spirit, and new ways to express and inspire herself. Whether you're a seasoned Tempress or just starting your journey, our products are here to help you embrace your sensuality, confidence, and inner goddess.
Q: What makes Temple Body and Beauty different from other beauty brands?
A: At Temple Body and Beauty, we believe that beauty is more than skin deep. We create products that nourish your body, mind, and soul, allowing you to embrace your inner goddess and radiate confidence and grace. Our products are crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail, using only the finest natural ingredients to nourish your body, mind, and soul.
Q: Are your products vegan and cruelty-free?
A: Yes! We are proud to say that all of our products are vegan and cruelty-free. We believe in creating products that are not only good for you, but good for the planet too.
Q: How do I use your products?
A: Our products are designed to be used in a variety of ways, depending on your individual needs and preferences. We include detailed instructions on each product page, as well as on the packaging. If you have any questions or need help selecting the right products for your needs, don't hesitate to reach out to our customer service team.
Q: Do you offer custom or personalized products?
A: Yes, we do! We understand that every Tempress is unique, which is why we offer custom and personalized products to suit your individual needs and preferences. Contact us to learn more about our custom product options.
Q: What is your return policy?
A: Shop confidently knowing that our Returns Policy is hassle-free and fair. If you're not completely satisfied with your order, we're here to make things right.
For your convenience, any unused body butters or candles can be returned within the specified time frame. However, please note that body jewelry, bath bombs, smudge stix, kits, and sale items are final sale and cannot be returned or exchanged.
If you purchased a full-price item using a discount code, you may exchange it or return it for store credit. Returns must be delivered to us within 15 days of the date you received the item(s).
We hope you love your purchase from Temple Body & Beauty, but if you have any issues with your order, please don't hesitate to reach out to our customer service team.
We want you to be completely satisfied with your Temple Body and Beauty products, which is why we offer a 30-day return policy for all of our products. If for any reason you're not satisfied with your purchase, contact us and we'll do our best to make it right.
Q: Do you offer refunds or exchanges?
A: We want you to love our products as much as we do, which is why we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee on all of our products. If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, please contact us within 30 days of receipt to arrange for a refund or exchange.
Q: How can I stay up to date on new product launches and promotions?
A: The best way to stay up to date on new product launches and promotions is to sign up for our email newsletter. We also post regular updates on our social media channels, so be sure to follow us on Instagram and Facebook.
Q: Do you have a loyalty program for returning customers?
A: Yes, we do! We value our loyal customers and want to show our appreciation for your continued support. Our loyalty program offers exclusive discounts and perks for members, so you can save while treating yourself to our luxurious products. To learn more and sign up, visit our website and click on the "Loyalty Program" tab at the top of the page.
Waist Bead Section
Q: What are waist beads and their significance?
A: Waist beads are a form of body adornment that have been a part of African tradition for centuries. The beads are worn around the waist and come in various colors and materials, including crystals and gemstones. Waist beads are believed to serve various purposes, such as promoting femininity, sensuality, fertility, weight management, body shaping, status symbol, healing, protection, rights of passage, and intimacy/seduction.
Q: Why do women wear waist beads?
A: Women wear waist beads for many reasons, including embracing their femininity, healing, protection, weight management, and sensuality. Some women wear them as a confidence booster, while others wear them for adornment purposes. Nowadays, some women even choose to show their waist beads on their bare stomach or over clothing.
Q: Do different colors of waist beads have meanings?
A: Yes, different colors of waist beads have different meanings. Please see our Color Meanings section for more information.
Q: Do crystal beads/gemstones on waist beads have meanings?
A: Yes, crystal beads and gemstones on waist beads have different meanings. Please see our Crystal Directory for more information.
Q: How do waist beads help with weight loss/management?
A: Waist beads can be used as a simple and effective tool to monitor weight/size. If the waist beads begin to get tighter, roll up, or even pop, this indicates weight gain. As the waist beads begin to fall lower and lower, this indicates weight loss.
Q: How do I measure myself for waist beads?
A: Use a tape measure to measure where you would like your waist bead to fall around your waist in inches. Please see our How to Measure section for further instructions.
Q: How do I tie on my waist beads?
A: All of our waist beads come with clasps, so there is no need to tie them.
Q: Can I wear waist beads while pregnant/how do I measure while pregnant?
A: Yes, you can wear waist beads while pregnant. You can measure below your baby bump, across your navel, or slightly above the navel. Please keep in mind that if you measure across your baby bump or above, as your belly grows, your waist beads will gradually slide up higher.
Q: Can babies, toddlers, and young girls wear waist beads?
A: Yes, waist beads can be worn by babies, toddlers, and young girls.
Q: How do I properly care for my waist beads?
A: Please see our Care Instructions section for proper care of your waist beads.
Q: Can I bathe in my waist beads?
A: Yes, most of our custom-made waist bead designs are safe to wear while bathing. Please see our Care Instructions section for more information.
Q: How do I cleanse and set intentions with my waist beads?
A: You can cleanse your waist beads by burning sage or using a singing bowl. After cleansing, connect with your waist beads, hold them in your hands, set your intentions, and meditate. Finish the session with gratitude. Please see our Care Instructions section for more information.
Q: What is sage, and what is it used for?
A: Sage is an herb commonly used in spiritual and cultural practices to cleanse, purify, and protect spaces, objects, and individuals. Burning sage, also known as smudging, is a traditional practice used by many Indigenous peoples around the world to dispel negative energy and promote healing and balance.
Q: How do I burn sage?
A: To burn sage, you will need a sage bundle or loose sage leaves, a heat-resistant container, and a lighter or matches. Light the sage, blow out the flame, and let the smoke waft around the space or object you wish to cleanse. Be sure to keep a window or door open for the smoke to escape.
Q: What are the benefits of burning sage?
A: Burning sage has been shown to have several benefits, including purifying the air of bacteria and improving mood and focus. Many people also find it helpful for reducing stress, anxiety, and negative energy.
Q: How do I choose the right crystals for me?
A: Choosing the right crystals for you depends on your intentions and needs. Start by researching the properties of different crystals and what they are believed to promote. Then, trust your intuition and choose the crystals that you feel drawn to. Holding the crystals and meditating with them can also help you determine which ones resonate with you.
Q: How do I cleanse and charge my crystals?
A: To cleanse your crystals, you can use sage, sound, sunlight, moonlight, or saltwater. Hold your crystals in the smoke, sound, or light for a few minutes, or soak them in saltwater for a few hours. To charge your crystals, place them in direct sunlight or moonlight for a few hours, or hold them while meditating and setting your intentions.
Q: Can crystals help with physical and emotional healing?
A: While there is limited scientific evidence to support the healing properties of crystals, many people believe that they can be beneficial for promoting physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Crystals are thought to work by balancing and restoring the body's energy centers and promoting overall well-being.
Q: How often should I burn sage?
A: There is no set rule on how often to burn sage, but it is a good idea to do it regularly, especially if you feel that negative energy is building up in your home or workspace.
Q: What are some common healing properties of crystals?
A: Crystals have different healing properties, and some of the most common ones include promoting relaxation, reducing stress and anxiety, enhancing focus and creativity, and improving physical health.
Q: Can anyone use crystals for healing?
A: Yes, anyone can use crystals for healing. However, it is essential to note that crystals are not a substitute for professional medical treatment. Always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare provider if you have any medical concerns.
Q: How do I program a crystal for a specific purpose?
A: To program a crystal for a specific purpose, start by holding the crystal in your hand and setting your intention. Visualize the energy and purpose you want the crystal to hold. Speak your intention out loud or in your mind while holding the crystal. Repeat this process a few times until you feel the crystal has absorbed your intention. The crystal is now programmed and ready to use for your desired purpose.
Q: Can I wear multiple crystals at the same time?
A: Yes, you can definitely wear multiple crystals at the same time. In fact, many people choose to wear several crystals to benefit from their unique properties and energies. Just make sure the crystals you choose work well together and don't clash with each other's energy.
Q: Can I sleep with my crystals under my pillow?
A: Yes, it's safe to sleep with your crystals under your pillow. Many people believe that having crystals under your pillow can promote restful sleep, encourage lucid dreaming, and help with dream recall. Just make sure the crystals are placed in a comfortable position so they don't disrupt your sleep.
Q: What is the best way to store my crystals when I'm not using them?
A: The best way to store your crystals when you're not using them is in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. You can store them in a pouch or a box, but make sure the container is made of natural materials such as cotton, silk, or wood. Avoid storing your crystals near electronic devices or in areas with high electromagnetic fields, as this can affect their energy.
Q: Are there any crystals that should not be placed in water?
A: Yes, there are several crystals that should not be placed in water, as it can damage their structure and properties. These include selenite, halite, celestite, lapis lazuli, and malachite. Instead of water, you can cleanse these crystals using other methods such as sound cleansing, smudging, or placing them in sunlight or moonlight.
Q: How can I incorporate crystals into my daily routine?
A: There are many ways to incorporate crystals into your daily routine. You can carry them with you in a pouch or pocket, wear them as jewelry, place them in your home or workspace, use them in candles, meditate with them, or use them in rituals or ceremonies. Experiment with different methods and see what works best for you.
Q: Are there crystals that do not require cleaning?
A: While all crystals can benefit from cleansing to remove any negative energy they may have picked up, some crystals are believed to be self-cleansing and do not require as much maintenance. These include selenite, citrine, kyanite, and clear quartz. However, it's still a good practice to periodically cleanse all of your crystals to keep them energetically clear and balanced.