The Hangover, Gwyneth Paltrow style: Actress swears by Bloody Marys as she shares recipe for the ultimate New Year”s Eve cure
She”s made no secret of the fact she enjoys having a few drinks.
And now Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed her foolproof hangover cure, just in time for New Year”s Eve.
The actress says the hair of the dog is often the best option and shared the recipe for a Bloody Mary, or Red Snapper, which she describes as “The Classic”.
Hitting the juice: Gwyneth Paltrow, drinking Guiness on the Jonothan Ross show, has shared her hangover cure – a Bloody Mary
She says on her blog: “Perhaps the least healthy choice, but sometimes unavoidable – at times, just a little of last night”s poison does the trick.”
It consists of vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper and Worcestershire sauce.
Mother-of-two Gwyneth, 39, also shared “The Mexican version” of the drink.
She says: “This is the perfect hangover drink for the beach. It”s a Mexican classic that can easily be re-created all over the world”
I swear by this! Gwyneth Paltrow posted this hangover cure on her website, Goop
It includes a Corona beer, tomato juice, clam juice, lemon, Worcestershire sauce and Tobasco sauce.
The Oscar-winner also asked around to get some of the best hangover remedies.
Over the counter options were pain tablets Alka Seltzer and Resolve or Milk Thistle tablets before a big night to prepare the liver.
She pushed the drink, Mercy, but told was upfront in saying: “Full disclosure, this stuff is so good that I went ahead and invested in the company”
Or try this: She shared another version of the drink, made with Corona or another light beer
Gwyneth also swears by hot and cold spa treatments, her favourite in Osaka, Japan.
But one create the experience at home too, with Epsom Salts and baking soda in a hot bath.
Last year Gwyneth told Chelsea Handler she was “a lush”, and loved to drink.
“Do you drink regularly” the talkshow host asked.
Not just a beer girl: Gwyneth sips a glass of wine at Bloomingdales where she launched a fragrance, and a beer at Glastonbury in 2005
“Alot, yeah,” she admitted.
“Red wine is my favourite, but I’ll drinkwhite, ros… Guinness is my favourite beer. I like a dirty vodka martini. I’m just a lush, basically.”
Shealso spoke about asking her former alcoholic friend, Robert Downey Jr, for tips about playing an alcoholic in her new movie Country Strong.
“I didn’t understand how you could do something so crazy one night and kind of wreck lives in your wake and wake up and expect to be back to normal.
Celebrity endorsement: The actress shot an advertisement for Martini back in 2003
Give me the bottle! She also played an alcoholic in last year”s drama, Country Song
“So I actually e-mailed Robert Downey Jr. who has been sober for a long time, I was like, explain to me addiction, and he wrote me the most amazing e-mail and he helped me understand it.”
She ended up hitting the sauce herself to get into character.
“You just get really drunk all the time. Which is awesome,” she told Rachael Ray.
“At least I did anyway, it”s not very professional. There”s a Bloody Mary at 10am. and keep it going all day.”