Gwyneth Paltrow poses semi-nude for first ‘Goop’ magazine cover

Gwyneth Paltrow bares it all.

Drenched in clay and wearing only undergarments, the 44-year-old actress stripped down for the cover of her new magazine. The wellness guru and founder of Goop has teamed up with Condé Nast to launch Goop magazine, which will run as a collectible edition that will cover beauty secrets, wellness advice and healthy recipes.

Photo: Terry Tsiolis/Goop

In the debut issue of Goop, Paltrow talks about her first cleanse, her approach to health after her father’s terminal cancer and why she tried bee-venom therapy. The publication hits newsstands on Sept. 19.

“I remember standing in a hippie health-food store in Greenwich Village and I saw a little paperback book describing a ‘master cleanse,’ and I was like, What’s that? I remember the next day [after I finished the cleanse] I was like, Oh, wow, I just did this cleanse, and I feel so much better,” she writes in her first editor’s letter. “I can have a beer and a cigarette now, right?”

Gwyneth Paltrow Instagrams with her kids
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Gwyneth Paltrow Instagrams with her kids
Happy #nationaldaughtersday Apple Martin, it’s like i conjured you from a dream, you make my life.
Noooooo summer don’t go
Happy Father’s Day @bradfalchuk You are extraordinary.
Happy Father’s Day cajm, you are a ray of sunshine ☀️.
Happy birthday, my darling girl. You make everyday feel like Christmas morning. You are the most vibrant, hilarious, twirling all over the place, beautiful (inside and out) young woman. You are an amazing thinker and an incredible songwriter. Thanks for still hanging out with me, even though you are 14.
Happy birthday, my son. You are the sweetest, most brilliant young man I’ve ever met. You broke the mold 12 years ago today when you came into the world. #Iwasbornthedayyouwereborn
Caught mid cuddle. 🍎 🇬🇧
Happy birthday my brother. Thank you for giving me these two. 💖
Everything I do in my life I do for this girl (and her brother). #internationaldayofthegirl
Happy 13th birthday, you gorgeous human. You light up every room, my heart, the world. You. Are. Everything. I love you, schnapps. #🍎
Best Apple's birthday/Mother's Day EVER at the @museumoficecream 🍦🎂🍏@autumncomm SO FUN #goopgo #dtla
Happy Easter! 🐰
Abstract 🍎 at #petitcrenn #perfectlunch #gspotting
Happy 11th birthday to the love of my life, the kindest, most brilliant boy of all time. I love you more than words could ever possibly express. #moses
HAPPY 40th BIRTHDAY to the best daddy in the world!!! We 💖you so much!
#🍎 #countdowndancecompetition #dancemom
#matching #believeinlove
@barackobama and @michelleobama thank you for your brilliance, your grace, your example. May your next chapter be as inspiring to you as you are to us.
Happy birthday #unclejay 💕
Here is to reunions, togetherness, family, and love love love. Happy thanksgiving eve, everyone. Love, gp
Mother, son and #agnesmartin @guggenheim 💙
#🍎 #🌊 #glastonbury #coldplay
bona nit des de les muntanyes de Barcelona. Poma, Moisès i jo ❤️
Birthday brunch squad #godsistersandbesties

The star also shares that her lifestyle changed after her father was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

“I was sort of pushing this can of processed protein food directly into his stomach, and I remember thinking, Really? Is this really healing? There’s a bunch of chemicals in this. It was the first time I contemplated [the idea] that you could have autonomy over your own health,” she says.

She also notes that being in touch with nature has great benefits. “For me, when I take my shoes off and walk in the grass, it’s so healing. It’s hard to find scientific evidence for the idea that ‘I feel good.’ But by trying, you get so much juice out of life,” she explains.

Gwyneth Paltrow at the Met Gala
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Gwyneth Paltrow at the Met Gala

Gwyneth Paltrow attends the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. 

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Gwyneth Paltrow attends the Schiaparelli and Prada Costume Institute Benefit red carpet arrivals at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Designer Stella McCartney and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend The Costume Institute Gala to celebrate the clothes of Jacqueline Kennedy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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Gwyneth Paltrow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Costume Institute Gala December 6, 1999.

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Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends The Metropolitan Museum's Costume Institute Gala Exhibiton of 'Haute Couture' at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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