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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on May 11]
With a rare heat streak blanketing San Francisco, those year-round layers are finally coming off. Which means, we're thinking about our bodies a little bit more, especially with bikini season firmly on the horizon. One solid way to start rethinking the way we eat and kick-start weight loss? That'd be a cleanse (as long as you don't go back to the Oreos right after you finish).
And with our local focus on amazing and organic produce, the juice cleanse companies bubbling up in the Bay Area are obviously top of the line. To help you figure out which you should invest in (if any at all), your trusty R29 staffers took it upon themselves to swear off solids for three days at a time and put these four locally crafted cleanses to the test. Read what we thought about each, and get tips on some of the cool new cleanse-friendly spots about to pop up around town. Now that's juicy!
Photo: Courtesy of Juice To You
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