30 Days of Gwyneth Paltrow: This Is How Much It Really Costs

It's as awesome as you can imagine

By Diana Nguyen, Charlotte Marsalese Jun 29, 2016 9:23 PMTags
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If we could walk a mile in Gwyneth Paltrow's fabulous stiletto shoes…

Just think of all the luxury beauty treatments we could get, international cuisine we could eat, celeb pals we could encounter. Heck, if we're really dreaming big, let's forget 24 hours of good ol' Gwyn and imagine a whole month in the A-lister's life. What does that look like, you ask? We took a look back at the actress' past interviews, goop recommendations and recent Instagram posts to create a proposed itinerary of sorts.

Below, check out a schedule of the star's daily highlights—and how to get a similar experience on your own budget!

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Day 1: A Family Trip to Barcelona
Gwyn took her family to Spain on vacation, where the mom enjoyed her fair share of tapas and caught Chris Martin's Olympic Stadium performance with her kids Apple and Moses.
Her Cost: $5,000 for a first-class flight from LAX to Barcelona
Our Cost: $1,022 for a round-trip ticket in coach

Day 2: Tapas at Tickets restaurant in Barcelona
Gwyn's Taco de Cochinillo looks damn good but doesn't seem to be on the menu anymore. Instead, try the eatery's current pork special, "El Romero de Salamanca," an Iberian ham…if you're ever in Spain, of course.
Her Cost: About $15
Our Cost: About $15

Sometimes your dad really needs you to visit him at work #??

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Day 3: Coldplay Concert with the Family
We wonder what it is like to watch any act that close. 
Her Cost: Free
Our Price: $29.50 for nosebleed seats

Day 4: Tapas at Hoja Santas in Barcelona
While on a food-cation, one must order Caesar salad tapas.
Her Cost: About $4
Our Cost: About $4

Day 5: Morning Coffee
Gwyneth has said she starts the day around 7 a.m., waking up with a cup of Joe from her fancy Impressa Z5 coffee maker.
Her Cost: $4,000
Our Cost: $99.99 for a Keurig K15 Coffee Maker

Day 6: Good Deeds
The actress visited a young champ battling cancer with co-stars and celeb buds Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr.
Her Cost: Priceless
Our Cost: Donate to any charity of your choice, like the Lazarex Cancer Foundation or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Then pay $14.95(!) to hit the theaters to get a glimpse of Chris, Robert and cast.

Day 7: Goop Beauty Session
Gwyneth shared how much she loves the goop x Juice Beauty Luminous Melting Cleanser, plus a few other product faves.
Her Cost: $90
Our Cost: $34 for a more affordable Ole Henriksen option

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Day 8: Goop Smoothie
The media got it wrong when reports said Gwyneth drinks a $200 smoothie a day. Considering the recipe—Moon Juice Sexy Dust, ashwagandha, a pinch of Himalayan salt, etc.—we get the high price point, but if you use the ingredients every day, it's actually quite affordable.
Her Cost: $10.52 a day
Our Cost: $10.52 a day

Day 9: Face Firm-Up
Want to know what a vitamin C serum with ferulic acid can do for you? Let's just remember how good Gwyneth looks these days.
Her Cost: $80
Our Cost: $38 for a more affordable 100% Pure Vitamin C Serum

Day 10: Tea Time
A summer BBQ is not complete without a lemon-mint iced tea in a Belgian-made Serax glass, according to the star.
Her Cost: About $65 ($30.69 for the carafe and $16.92 for each cup)
Our Cost: $16.79 to make the lemon-mint iced tea recipe seen in the cups (prices based off Amazon values)

Day 11: The Path by Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh
"Currently on our nightstand: The Path by Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh. Who's read & loved? #weekendreading," goop posed on Instagram.
Her Cost: $18.56
Our Cost: $18.56

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Day 12: Cleaning with Charcoal
Gwyneth shared the deets on everything you need to know about the detoxifying properties of charcoal.
Her Cost: $217 for goop charcoal-based products
Our Cost: $26 for Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask

Day 13: Beach Day
It's goop's vacay essentials: "Just in time for summer, the perfect swimsuits (and cover ups...and accessories) for every body type," the brand wrote on Instagram.
Her Cost: $1,055 (Oliver Peoples sunglasses, $450; Rochelle Sara swimsuit, $340; Ancient Greek sandals, $265)
Our Cost: $128 (Forever 21 sunglasses, $10; Asos swimsuit, $68; Steve Madden sandals, $50)

Day 14: Russ & Daughters
A NYC mainstay, this foodie paradise is recommended by the goop team for its quality ingredients. Yep, a charcuterie plate is waiting for you.
Her Price: $80 for The Hattie platter (best for 3-4 people, because she probably rolls deep)
Our Price: $16 for The Classic board

Day 15: Juice Served Here
You know what they say…a trendy health juice a day keeps the doctor away. "Some mornings call for (charcoal) lemonade. It is said to be an energy booster and excellent skin illuminator. Did we mention it tastes��? @juiceservedhere," she wrote.
Her Cost: $10
Our Cost: $10—we don't recommend making your own. (Charcoal can get messy.)

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Day 16: Natural Deodorant
Because they work better than you think.
Her Cost: $10-$19
Our Cost: $19 for the holy grail of natural deoderants, Korres Equisetum 24 Hour Deodorant

Day 17: Estate Jewelry Shopping
Because vintage bling and celebrities go hand-in-hand. Luckily for you, the goop pros give expert tips on how to get it for less.
Her Cost: $8,250 for a Collar Necklace With Lapis and Diamond Enhancer in 18K
Our Cost: $25 for a Design Lab Lord & Taylor iteration

@goop instant facial is my everything. Can't. Live. Without. #goopcleangoop

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Day 18: Exfoliating Instant Facial
She's a busy lady, after all. "@goop instant facial is my everything. Can't. Live. Without. #goopcleangoop," she wrote.
Her Cost: $125
Our Cost: $36 for an All Greens Natural Foaming Deep Cleansing Mask

Day 19: Vodka on a Weeknight
A party is not a party without some Svedka, apparently.
Her Cost: Free
Our Price: $20 for a handle

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Day 20: Mud Australia Dinnerware
Leave it to Gwyneth to have dinnerware that "doubles as art."
Her Cost: $180 for a porcelain bowl
Our Cost: $35 for a set of six!

Day 21: Workout Session
Gwyn is a workout warrior and is known to get her heart rate up for at least two hours a day. "My main fitness secret is not such a secret," she once said. "I work with Tracy Anderson and her trainers, and her method works so well for me that I invested in the business to help her grow it."
Her Cost: $1,500 initiation fee + $900 monthly fee just for a Tracy Anderson gym membership
Our Cost: $29.99 for Dance + Cardio DVD

Celebrating creativity and taking in incomparable views of Cannes. Merci @airbnb for the most wonderful stay ?? #canneslions

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Day 22: Airbnb in Cannes
Even the A-lister relies on the home rental service to house her and her entourage while in the South of France.
Her Cost: $3,500 for a luxurious estate
Our Cost: As low as $54 per night for a studio/room

Day 23: Hardcover Bound
Goop novel recommendation: "Cracking open @lyndsayfaye's #JaneSteele, a dark spin on Charlotte Brontë's #JaneEyre, in which the heroine is a serial killer….with a heart of gold #weekendreading."
Her Cost: $18.56
Our Cost: $18.56

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Day 24: Amaze Bowl
For the first-time ever, Smorgasburg (the NYC food market) has come to LA—be sure to check out the amazing acai bowls.
Her Cost: $7
Our Cost: $7

Day 25: Walking Around Shoes
As evidenced by her Instagram, Gwyneth is clearly a fan of white Birkenstocks.
Her Cost: $70
Our Cost: $16 for an Old Navy pair in the same vein

Day 26: Stuart Weitzman Sandals
According to Gwyn and her goop cohorts, there's no better day-to-night shoe than the celeb-loved Stuart Weitzman Nudist Sandals.
Her Cost: $398
Our Cost: $31 for an affordable pair from Lulus

Day 27: Bath Time
"I take a bath every single night...bath and alcohol," she once said. As luck would have it, goop recommended five deeply luxurious bath additions to make your me-time all the more special.
Her Cost: $398 (Tata harper Revitalizing Body Oil, $90, This Works Deep Sleep Night Bath Oil, $178; De Mamiel Restoration Body Serum, $87; Ren Moroccan Rose Otto Ultra-Moisture Body Oil, $65; Burt's Bees Lemon and Vitamin Bath And Body Oil, $8)
Our Cost: $30 for Kiehl's Lavender Foaming-Relaxing Bath with Sea Salts and Aloe

Day 28: Marte Frisnes Tassle Cuff
It's official: The goop team has declared your curtain accoutrements should now be worn in jewelry form. We couldn't agree more.
Her Price: $225
Our Price: $38 for a Baublebar option

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Day 29: Stella McCartney x Goop Tote
When besties (like Gwyn and Stella) team up to create a summer essential, we're 100 percent into it.
Her Cost: $1,225
Our Cost: $48.53 for a similar Asos bag

Day 30: Weekend Reading
Need an escape from reality? "Currently reading the highly praised Being Mortal by #AtulGawande. Who's read it and loved? #weekendreading"
Her Cost: $17.87
Our Cost: $17.87

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