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UK Medical Chief Thinks Paltrow's Show Is Dangerous

Goop's Netflix series should come with a health warning, says National Health Service chief

(Newser) - Goop says it is transparent about topics "unsupported by science" in its Netflix TV series. Netflix says The Goop Lab is "designed to entertain, not provide medical advice," per the BBC . But that's exactly what it does, according to the UK's medical boss, who thinks... More »

Goop's Latest: $75 Candle That 'Smells Like My Vagina'

'Geranium, citrusy bergamot, and cedar absolutes'—really?

(Newser) - Keep up, Yankee Candle—Gwyneth Paltrow is at the forefront of waxy odors. Via her lifestyle brand, Goop, Paltrow has a new product out in what the Daily Dot calls her "catalog of absurdities": a $75 "This Smells Like My Vagina" candle. And what, exactly, does Gwyneth's... More »

Goop Frightens Viewers With Exorcisms, Advice

Paltrow's company releases trailer for new Netflix series

(Newser) - Gwyneth Paltrow has conceded making "such grave mistakes" with her Goop luxury lifestyle brand, CNBC has reported. After watching the trailer for Goop's upcoming Netflix series, The Goop Lab, some people see more ahead. The one-minute trailer for the six-part wellness series promises exorcisms, psychedelics, psychic mediums, and... More »

12 Fun Things From Oprah's, Gwyneth's Holiday Gift Guides

It's that time of year, when the world falls in love ... with $88 bath salts

(Newser) - It's the season of giving ... really, really, really fancy things. At least according to Oprah Winfrey and Gwyneth Paltrow, who are out with their 2019 holiday gift guides. If you were to buy all of Oprah's Favorite Things , which number about 80 this year, it would set you... More »

Woman Finds Second-Degree Drawbacks to Steaming

Canadian suffers burns, prompting warnings

(Newser) - A 62-year-old Canadian woman suffered second-degree burns from vaginal steaming—a practice that received attention when actress and Goop boss Gwyneth Paltrow recommended it. The case study, including warnings about the dangers of vaginal steaming, was published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada , the BBC reports. The woman... More »

Goop Is Becoming a TV Series

Docuseries will be on Netflix

(Newser) - Goop is coming to Netflix. Gwyneth Paltrow's uber-popular, oft-derided lifestyle and wellness company, which started as a newsletter before expanding to a website , podcast , print magazine , health summit , and more, can now add "streaming series" to that list. The docuseries is coming this fall; 30-minute episodes, hosted by... More »

This Year's Goop Gift Guide Includes an Entire Village

But it's only $173K

(Newser) - It's the most wonderful time of the year: That's right, time for Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop to release its holiday gift guide . This year's guide includes an entire Spanish village that is for sale for $172,910, though, to be fair, that item is included in the... More »

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop to Pay $145K Over Vaginal Eggs

The eggs themselves are OK, just not the way they were advertised

(Newser) - If you don't buy the idea that inserting an egg-shaped stone into your vagina can do wonders for your health and hormones, well, neither did 10 California counties. They're part of the state's Food, Drug and Medical Device Task Force, and they banded together to sue the... More »

Yes, Gwyneth Really Can Smoke Just a Few Cigarettes a Year

And more from Taffy Brodesser-Akner's in-depth article on the actress and her business

(Newser) - Somewhere in the middle of her New York Times Magazine article on Gwyneth Paltrow and Goop, the controversial lifestyle business she founded, writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner sits in the actress's home and smokes a cigarette with her because she once read that Paltrow smokes a single cigarette a week. The... More »

Gwyneth 'Consciously Couples' With Colbert to Mock ... Herself

And her lifestyle brand, Goop

(Newser) - Stephen Colbert says he's a "huge fan" of Gwyneth Paltrow and her lifestyle brand, Goop, and on Thursday night's Late Show he proved it. Colbert previously launched a parody brand called Covetton House, and on Thursday he teamed with Paltrow to pitch an "exclusive line of... More »

Goop Pushing 'Fake Medicine' With $135 Coffee Enema: Doc

Some say the Implant O'Rama is a toxin cleanser; others, a 'stupid and dangerous idea'

(Newser) - Each January, Goop "[gets] back to business," meaning it's "detox month" at Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand. But 2018's version is promoting a concept Ars Technica calls a "stupid and dangerous idea." As part of the site's "Beauty & Wellness Detox... More »

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