4. Master Cleanse
In order to drop 20 pounds for her role in Dreamgirls, Beyonce followed the Master Cleanse, People reports. This detox, which is also referred to as the lemonade diet, claims you can cleanse your body of toxins and lose 20 pounds in 10 days by giving up solid foods and only consuming a lemonade-like drink. U.S. News & World Report explains that the drink is made using fresh lemon or lime juice, maple syrup, cayenne pepper, and water.
Beyonce warns that following this diet is no easy feat. “I was very hungry, therefore I was evil. When we wrapped the movie I was so excited….I ate a whole dozen Krispy Kreme donuts,” she said in the People article. The pop diva isn’t the only star who’s attempted this intense detox plan; The Gloss notes that Pink, Demi Moore, Ashanti, and Michelle Rodriguez have all tried it.