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April 1, 2016

True Story: I Got a Colonic + Loved it

Why You Need a Colonic | Beauty Bets

It’s true. I let a stranger stick a tube up my you-know-what and watched for 45 minutes as all manner of matter came out. It was a beautiful thing that I can’t wait to do again—and not just because my stomach was flatter than a twentysomething’s and I swear I lost a solid (ha. ew.) five pounds. For a very up-close and personal account of my first colonic, check out my column at Just don’t read it over lunch.

p.s. A very special thanks to Natalie at Move Colonics in St. Paul for putting me at ease and humoring my competitive colonic spirit. You are a saint in more ways than one!

  • Elizabeth Dehn
    Born and raised in Minnesota by surprisingly low-maintenance parents, beauty writer and lifestyle editor Elizabeth Dehn (aka Bets) spent her awkward years buying Mood lipstick and whipping up DIY face masks before founding Beauty Bets in 2009.
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