Celebrity Gwyneth Paltrow Shows Off Her Super-Toned Abs on the Beach in Mexico By Jane Asher Jane Asher Jane Asher is a New York-based writer, editor, and social media manager covering all things beauty, fashion, and celebrity. She was previously the Assistant Social Media Editor at InStyle. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on September 29, 2016 @ 06:00PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Jenny Anderson/WireImage Gwyneth Paltrow definitely know the right way to celebrate another year in the life: a beach getaway to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The mother, business mogul, and actress turned 44 this week and took an grown ups-only tropical vacation with some close friends to celebrate the momentous occasion. Paltrow was spotted relaxing and hanging out on the beach, wearing a sporty, black-and-white bikini, featuring high-waisted bottoms and a single shoulder strap. FAMEFLYNET PICTURES She looked better than ever, showing off her flat stomach and toned legs, her blonde hair up in a messy bun, donning a pair of white framed sunnies that matched her bathing suit perfectly. How To Get a Body Like Gwyneth Paltrow: The actress took to Instagram prior to her big day to post a makeup-free selfie, with the sweet caption, "#nomakeup for my 44th birthday, embracing my past and future. Thank you for the instalove #goopgoesmakeupfree @goop." How to Throw an Epic Outdoor Party Like Gwyneth Paltrow Paltrow recently launched a brand new clothing line with her famous company, Goop. The line consists of just a few basic essentials, like a tweed jacket, chambray button down, and a cute white tote, but the actress is planning to release five new items every month as the seasons change.