The secret of Javanese princesses - Lulur
 Luxury Lulur care that was originally part of the ritual for the preparation of Javanese and Balinese princesses for the wedding, and is popular among women and men.

Lulur   - Luxurious body treatment, which was held in the Royal Palace on the island of Java in Indonesia. Over time Lulur has been the exclusive privilege of the royal family. According to tradition, it begins 40 days before the wedding. Every day until the day of the wedding ceremony procedure performed women of the royal family, who taught at the same time the bride of worldly wisdom.

Lulur   - A special liquid mass, made from Indonesian spices and herbs. The recipe miraculous composition varies. Previously, the young Indonesian used it for 40 days before the wedding, to put in order your skin, cleanse and soften it. Now Lulur is called a set of procedures with similar cosmetic products, but only in addition to wrap and smearing, which include massage, rubbing oils. The final stage - or an aromatic milk bath, sometimes with salt ocean, in which you can relax and say goodbye to the accumulated stress.

Lulur procedure is only suitable for the skin of the body - to facial skin is too strong. The skin is the most sensitive places, covered with several blankets, under the spicy mixture noticeably red. For a person can make a mask based on natural yoghurt.

Procedure royal care

To start with the feet dipped into a basin filled with warm water with exotic flowers and spices. The treatment begins with a foot bath and foot massage. This massage uses natural oil with an exotic aroma that improves mood and increases the tone.

After bathing, massage and foot muffle towel. Then rub the skin scrub to clean it before yogurt massage - spices used during a massage, have a more effective impact on cleansed skin. In Indonesia, during this procedure, a special handkerchief, which slapped on the skin to improve its tone and further purified of toxins. As this exotic treatment proved not very suitable for the Europeans, many SPA-center to give it up, and the skin is purified by scrub.

Further held royal Balinese massage with a paste of yogurt, which added spice, then the body is covered. Massage is done with your thumbs and palms. Massaging the energy meridians of the body helps to release blocked energy, stretch your muscles, relieve general tension. The stronger and more intense massage, the more effect of the beneficial effect. After drying, the paste gently exfoliate. This removes dead skin cells of the epidermis, leaving the skin soft and fragrant. Completes all of the body by rubbing a refreshing floral lotion.

After the scrub and massage can soak in milk or a floral bath to completely relax and put in order their thoughts and feelings.

The main ingredients of recipes Lulur

The composition of the miracle Lulur paste may vary, as many recipes for its preparation, however, the main essential element Lulur - yogurt and spices. The complete list of active substances of this yogurt includes a plurality of cooking ingredients, including spices, and that great smell. In addition, salt and spices - a great natural exfoliator.

- Natural yoghurt It nourishes and moisturizes dry, prone to peeling skin.

Council.   You can prepare yogurt at home. Boil 1 liter of skim or whole milk. When it has cooled to 41C, add two tablespoons of milk into yogurt starter (which can be bought in stores) or a small amount of yogurt. Then thoroughly mix starter with the entire volume of milk. Keep a large closed vessel in a warm place for 12 hours until the yogurt is not fermented, and then place in the refrigerator.

- Rice flour It acts as an adsorbent for a long time and absorbs all the unwanted moisture.

- Curcuma   It contains powerful antioxidants - substances that neutralize free radicals - unstable molecules that destroy cells.

Council.   If irritation Lulur paste with turmeric, wash immediately with water.

- Ginger   It contains substances that improve blood circulation. And it improves the nutrition of all organs and tissues of the body.

- Cardamom   - One of the oldest and most valuable spices in the world - it is even called the "King of Spices". Cardamom beneficial effect on the skin, soothing her.

- Cayenne pepper or chili It has the ability to penetrate into the structure of subcutaneous fat and burn it quickly, and stimulate blood circulation.

- Oil Magnolia softens and makes the skin silky, not dry it softens the effects of sunlight and allows the skin longer to keep a nice tan. The perfect remedy after hair removal, soothes redness and irritation.

- Coconut powder (powder coconut pulp) nourishes skin healing coconut oil. Perfect for sensitive skin

Council.   At home, the coconut powder can be obtained, the resin in the mill "coconut".

- Sandalwood oil and powder from the bark of sandalwood It is widely used in a variety of cosmetic procedures, and in aromatherapy. Sandalwood oil has strong antiseptic properties. Powder - an excellent tool for peeling.

- Essential oil lotus improve circulation, recharge your energy, remove toxins, improve immunity.

- The essential oil of ylang-ylang It rejuvenates, moisturizes and keeps sensitive skin. The perfect tool for the care of mixed skin. Also suitable for sensitive and porous skin.

Council. Excessive use of the essential oil ylang-ylang causes headaches and nausea. Perhaps irritation to sensitive skin, so oil should not be used if the inflamed skin and dermatitis.

- Rose essential oil - The most expensive oil is used in aromatherapy. Essential rose oil rejuvenates, helps get rid of wrinkles, improves skin elasticity and firmness, resolves scars and normalize the sebaceous glands.

"Home" Lulur

You can treat yourself to a luxurious Lulur leaving the comfort of your own bathroom. You will need:

- Towels (one large and several small)

- aroma candles

- CD with soft music for relaxation

- Sea salt or finely ground dried coffee grounds to scrub

- Pumice

- Yogurt, spices, coconut powder risovoya or essential oils for pasta Lulur

- rose petals

- Milk (pasteurized or dried)

- Moisturizing oil

- Moisturizing Shower Gel

- Food film

- green tea

Arrange in the bathroom candles and light them, extinguish the light, turn on the music.

Lulur paste is better to prepare in advance. Prescription paste from bali to mix 3-5 cups of natural yogurt (depending on body type) powder spices (1 teaspoon turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and chilli). Then add to the mix 2-3 tablespoons of rice flour. If there is a coconut powder can be added and its - 1 tablespoon. Add 2-3 teaspoons of oil and magnolia couple drops of essential oils of rose and sandalwood. All thoroughly.

Treatments traditionally begins with a foot bath. Pour into a bowl of warm water, throw in a couple of tablespoons of sea salt, a few drops of essential oil of ylang-ylang and rose petals. Dip your feet in the water. Close your eyes and relax. When you get tired bask in the warm water, you can do self-massage of the feet. Then rub horny skin with a pumice stone. Wipe feet dry.

Council.   Massage movements made from the foot to the knee or higher. Do not forget: it is necessary to massage the leg on all sides. Movement first made a straight line, then - circular, without ceasing to move up the leg.

Now is the time of peeling. Mix a bit of shower gel with sea salt or coffee grounds. Massage movements put on the body. Rinse with warm water. Wipe dry.

Cooked pasta Lulur applied to the whole body massage movements. Wrap the body cling film. Lie down, cover with a large towel and relax for 20-30 minutes.

Council.   Lulur can pinch the skin due to presence of the cayenne pepper. If the "burn" has become much weight rinse with cool water.

Since you will have a rest for 20-30 minutes, you can make a mask for the face of the same natural yoghurt. It is also better to prepare in advance: ½ cup of yogurt mixed with 1 tablespoon of honey and ¼ banana. Mash banana with a fork, then mix with yogurt and honey. Apply the mask on face and neck. Wash off after 20 minutes with cool water.

And at this time in the bath water has already gained. Pour 1-3 to package milk, add sea salt and a few drops of essential oil of ylang-ylang. Remove the plastic wrap and lowered into the bath. It is possible to roll until you get bored. Then take a cool shower, wipe dry and apply body oil magnolia.

Lulur - an effective procedure, its effect persists for several months. Mixed with rice powder fragrant spices have the skin is not only pleasant, but also healing effect. The procedure improves blood circulation and strengthens the immune system. Yellow spice blend gives skin a beautiful sunny shade and a pleasant spicy scent. Apparently, so the procedure and is so popular among brides Indonesian islands of Java and Bali. After the procedure the skin becomes smooth and fragrant. Delicate scent is stored for a long time, it does not wash off in the shower.
Author: Inna Sedykh