From green juices chock-full of vegetables to herbal cleanse pills, to detoxifying tea blends that Instagram models swear by, the topic of natural waste removal is controversial in its very essence. With so much information readily available on the Internet, and with so many clashing opinions on social media platforms, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and confused. What even is a detox? How is it different from a cleanse? Does my body even need a more “natural” way to remove waste? All of these questions can run through our minds when we’re bombarded with different perspectives on how to keep our bodies clean. Although answering these questions seem complicated because a detox can sound identical to a cleanse, learning the difference between the two can be simple as long as we remember a few basic distinctions.