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?”

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Happy 13th birthday, you gorgeous human. You light up every room, my heart, the world. You. Are. Everything. I love you, schnapps. #🍎
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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.

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2013

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

(Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)

2012

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

(Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)

2011

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

(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

2001

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.

(Photo by George De Sota/Newsmakers)

1999

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

(Photo by Robin Platzer/Online USA/Newsmakers)

1995

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.

(Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

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