Turning her online magazine into a $14.99 printed glossy, Gwyneth Paltrow stripped nude and covered herself in mud for a memorable image.
Taglined ‘Earth to Gwyneth’, the shot was the centrepiece of Goop’s first printed edition.
It showed the topless Oscar winner lying on her back, one arm behind her head as she gazed into the lens.
While her flawless skin was highlighted with minimal make-up, the 44-year-old preserved her modesty with a healthy heaping of dirt – smeared from her neck downwards over her bikini bottoms.
Gwyneth shared the cover to Instagram on Friday morning, reminding fans they could pick up a copy of the quarterly publication next week on September 19.
Inside the pages they can look forward to reading up on how Gwyneth had bee venom injected into her C-section scar.
‘The doctor stings you [with a live bee] like it’s an acupuncture needle. I had it done on my cesarean scar… I had some buckling in the scar, and it really evened it out,’ explains the mother-of-two.
Often mocked, Gwyneth’s unashamedly aspirational lifestyle blog has been turned into a real-life magazine by Vogue’s publisher, media company Conde Naste (file image from online magazine)
Fans can also learn about how Gwyn enjoys the more simple things in life.
‘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.’
Then there are her thoughts on failure:
‘You can only be a perfectionist if you think, erroneously, that there’s a finish line in life. I try to succeed and fail all the time in all kinds of ways.’