Homemade Scrub Ala Palace Princess

lulur, indonesian traditional body scrub.

In last February, there was a wedding in Jogjakarta Palace, Indonesia. Jogjakarta citizens and tourists were enthusiast to follow this event. There were various news about the wedding luxury and free foods during carnival along the street of Malioboro.

The king, Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X wed his youngest daughter, GRAj Nurastuti Wijareni with Achmad Ubaidillah. This wedding was very special with traditional nuance.

Special beauty treatment

One thing that women always discuss wedding especially Palace wedding is what kind of beauty treatment the princesses have. As princesses that were born to royal family, they definitely get special beauty treatment ritual, more than what ordinary women get.

They must have some secret recipes pass down from generation to generation. Those recipes and treatments must use high quality ingredients. To think about that will only make us feel jealous and curious. But, the good news is that now we can get the special treatment without have to be a princess.

One treatment that they have is Asian body scrub, especially Indonesian body scrub called lulur. We can make our own homemade body scrub with the same recipes that those princesses have since the recipes have been shared to public decades ago.

How to make Asian body scrub


2 ½ rice powder, 3 fingers of turmeric, one finger of aromatic ginger (Kaempferia galanga), one finger of Temu giring (Curcuma heyneana), ¼ leaf of Pandan (Pandanus amaryllifolius), water.


-Blend all ingredients

-After all ingredients are mixed well, add a little of water so it becomes thick paste.

-Pour the paste to one small bowl.

How to use it:

-After you shower and dry yourself, apply the body scrub to all your body and let it semi-arid.

-rub it smoothly, so the semi-arid scrub falls out with the dead skin cells that make your skin look dull.

-Wash the rest of scrub with warm water (you can add fresh roses to water).

Benefit of lulur

Besides it removes dead skin cells, this traditional body scrub will make your body relax and it will make your blood stream more smoothly. Now, you can try to make your own homemade body scrub ala ancient kingdom at home.


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