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    Apr 6, 2020

    25 Perfect Products For Anyone's Who's Obsessed With Tea

    “I am glad I was not born before tea.” —Sydney Smith, a very wise man.

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    1. A boba tea light because I know you're always looking for any excuse to treat yourself to bubble tea. Well, might as well get it in lamp form too. It's so realistic, the boba moves around inside!

    Urban Outfitters

    This is battery-powered so no messy wires to deal with.

    Promising review: "Got it for my friend, she and I love bubble tea and she loved this cute little lamp as well. Gives a nice warm glow and is just so adorable. Pretty small but fits on a bookshelf nicely." —ghostpepprrr

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $16.

    2. An earring set of cats and teacups and cats in teacups for the tea fan but also the cat fan and everyone in between.

    ModCloth

    Promising review: "If you are a fan of tea and kitties, you will love these dainty, sweet earrings. I bought them for a friend but wish I had gotten a pair for myself." —Lauren

    Get it from ModCloth for $19.

    3. A super cute tea-themed enamel pin to decorate your favorite jacket or backpack and show off your tea love to the world. I mean, how adorable is Boba-saur?!

    LoveMichiBB / Etsy, justinegilbuena / Etsy

    Get them from Etsy: the Boba-saur Pokemon tea enamel pin from LoveMichiBB for $9.99 and the "But First, Tea" teacup enamel pin from justinegilbuena for $10.

    4. A round literary tea tin for a bookish way to enjoy your tea. The tins will have your favorite author on it, an accompanying quote by them, and are filled with a blend of loose leaf tea that reflects the author. There's 48 authors to choose from! There's a pretty Disney princess version too!

    Promising review: "Given to a friend as a gift and she absolutely loved it, tea looks and smells fab :)" —Olivia

    Get them from RosieLeaTeaUK on Etsy for $6.42+: the literary tea tins here (available in 48 authors and three blends) and the Disney princess tea tins here (available in 12 princesses and three blends).

    5. A bubble tea kit if you're A) missing your daily dose of boba because of quarantine, B) don't live near a boba shop, and C) have wanted to make it at home yourself. Now's your chance!

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "My son used to get bubble tea on special occasions, now he can make whenever he wants. Better yet, he can make it for me. This kit is wonderful and has shown my son how to make one of his favorite treats! —Fab4

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $35.

    6. Or, if you want to take it a step further and flavor it — a Thai boba iced tea kit! It comes with the tea powder, tapioca pearls, and fat straws to sip it with. Being stuck at home is about to get lit.

    BuddhaBubblesBoba/Etsy

    Get it from BuddhaBubblesBoba on Etsy for $29.95.

    7. A Harry Potter–inspired tea because what else is better than having a butterbeer-, dragon's blood-, or wolfsbane-flavored tea when you're stuck home? Drink it out of your Hogwarts cauldron mug while you start your Harry Potter marathon this weekend.

    RosieLeaTeaUK/Etsy, Firebox

    The Butterbeer tea Butter Beer has caramel and chocolate; the Dragon's Blood is a fruit-and-flower tea; Felix Felicis is black tea with vanilla and licorice; Phoenix Tears has South African rooibos and caramel; and Wolfsbane has Japanese sencha, sea buckthorn, and blue cornflower.

    Get the tea from RosieLeaTeaUK on Etsy for $4.67+ (available in five flavors and two types) and the Harry Potter cauldron mug from Firebox for $10.99.

    8. A box of heart-shaped tea bags so you can spread the love of tea all around you (heh).

    Uncommon Goods

    Each set contains five English Breakfast, five Earl Grey, and five White Berry teabags.

    Promising review: "I bought these tea bags twice now. These make you smile and the three flavors are incredible." —Trish

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $30.

    9. And if animals are more your style, a box of these 3D goldfish-shaped tea bags to make your teatime fun and a little different.

    Get it from Floatea on Etsy for $20 (available in three flavors).

    10. A whistling tea kettle that'll make you feel elegant when you serve your guests or yourself. Or, if you're a Harry Potter fan (if you are not, we must discuss), this amazing Hogwarts mini porcelain teapot — it'll stand out in your collection.

    Target

    Promising review (for the tea kettle): "One of my favorite kitchen accessories. First of all, I love the color! The copper is a beautiful accent color in my kitchen. I enjoy the size and it holds plenty of water that I use to fill up my coffee maker. As long as you tip and pour steady and slowly, it works perfectly, no spillage. It's very easy to clean and wipe down." —cpert

    Get them from Target: the tea kettle for $19.99 and the Harry Potter teapot for $9.99.

    11. A "Kermit Sipping Tea" sticker if you're into memes or a cute bubble tea vinyl sticker if you're into adorable things. There's a sticker for everyone out there!

    SunflowerStickersCo/Etsy, TutAndRogueStickerCo/Etsy

    Get it the Kermit sticker from SunflowerStickersCo on Etsy for $3.95 and the bubble tea sticker from TutAndRogueStickerCo on Etsy for $2.79.

    12. An Indian chai tea kit if you love chai and want the authentic taste of spices in your tea, just like from the famous tea stalls in India. They include star anise, cardamom, cloves, Ceylon cinnamon, and more. If you're a green tea person, the herbal tea kit has varieties from Japan, India, and Sri Lanka, with soothing herbs like rose, sencha, calendula, and blue mallow!

    Uncommon Goods

    A recipe is included but you can also make your own custom blend!

    Promising review (for the chai kit): "This gift was great for my coworker. She and I both drink and talk about tea a lot, and her favorite is chai. I wanted to give her something personal but not expensive, and this was it. Even though it's not expensive, the quality of the packaging is great, and she has already raved about the delicious teas as well! I would definitely order this again for anyone who loves chai." —Smellsey

    Get them from Uncommon Goods: the chai tea kit for $35 and the herbal tea kit for $40.

    13. The Book of Tea by Kakuzō Okakura, a quiet and lovely book that explores Japanese tea culture in relation to Zen, Taoism, and Japanese life, and the influence and role tea has played in Japanese society, and still plays today. It's a great addition to a tea-lover's shelf!

    Barnes & Noble

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $9.99+.

    14. A tea drop sampler of dissolvable tea drops if you're in a hurry or too tired to deal with tea bags, tea leaves, steepers, and other tea accessories. This makes tea-drinking quick and easy!

    Uncommon Goods

    The sampler set includes citrus ginger, blueberry acai, rose earl grey, sweet peppermint, and matcha green tea.

    Promising review: "I've had my eye on these for awhile. Finally tried them and wow — wonder why I waited. The flavors are interesting and quite enjoyable. I will definitely purchase again!" —Dee

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $34.

    15. A tea subscription box for a perfect vintage-style teatime experience: it combines tea with a vintage-style china teacup, saucer, and plate, biscuits, a book, and an extra themed gift straight from England! You can enjoy all the charm of sipping afternoon tea in an English country garden.

    Cratejoy

    Promising review: "This is absolutely THE box I most look forward to receiving! Packaging and shipping has been super awesome—I live on the other side of the planet on a tiny island in the central Pacific Ocean, and every item in every box has arrived in pristine condition. Words cannot describe how lovely the china is. The books are unique and great reads, and the 'posh biscuits' and extra treats have been wonderful. The tea varieties are unique and fabulous too. Every one has been a flavor or brand I've never tried (or even seen) before. You cannot go wrong with this subscription!" —Kim W.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $29.38/mo.

    16. Or, if that's not your thing, try a Sipsby tea subscription: it's personalized and tailored to your preferences so you'll always get something you'll like. It's also affordable and you can choose from loose-leaf or bagged, day-themed or night-themed!

    Sips by

    Get it from Sipsby for $15/mo. You can also get it from Cratejoy here.

    17. A quirky Roald Dahl–themed ceramic mug or a cat-shaped mug for a more interesting way to drink your tea anytime.

    ModCloth

    Get them from ModCloth for $12: the Roald Dahl here and the cat mug here.

    18. A boba tea AirPods case for an adorable way to protect and carry your AirPods around and with much more personality than your regular ol' plain one.

    Firebox

    Get it from Firebox for $16.99.

    19. A lovely-scented candle to pair with your evening tea for a peaceful experience. This soy candle smells like lilies with a touch of rose, amber, and musk.

    AtoZCandles/Etsy

    Get it from AtoZCandles on Etsy for $12+ (available in four sizes).

    20. An elegant heart-shaped pewter tea strainer with an accompanying rest to hold it and keep drips from getting on your table. It's hand-cast, inspired by vintage kitchenware, and both functional and graceful!

    BeehiveHandmadeLLC/Etsy

    Get it from BeehiveHandmadeLLC on Etsy for $66.60.

    21. An Innisfree Green Tea Hydrating Sleeping Mask that'll boost hydration with Jeju Island green tea and amino acids, provide antioxidant protection and keep environmental stressors out for bright supple skin in the morning. Tea is good for your face too!

    Sephora

    This is free of sulfates, parabens, formaldehydes, mineral oil, coal tar, and hydroquinone, and comes in recyclable packaging.

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this mask. Super easy to use, no clean up (just rinse it off in the morning). And my skin has a really soft texture after I use it. Thanks for starting to carry Innisfree so I can buy it here at Sephora and get Insider points for a brand I love!" —Seph35

    Get it from Sephora for $20.

    22. A sweet boba tea keychain that also lights up — this'll be your little boba buddy wherever you go.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I bought this for my friend for her birthday and she loved it! It’s not too big and is perfect on lanyards. It also lights up with the brush of your finger. This keychain is PERFECT for your boba lover friends!" —virgeliza

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $9.

    23. A "Tea from Around the World" set that allows you to sample a variety of global flavors from Long Jing to Genmaicha so your taste buds can travel even if you can't.

    Uncommon Goods

    The set comes with 10 tubes, each with to brew a 6-8 cup pot, and a book full of background information and brewing tips.

    Promising review: "I sent my friend Leslie this tea set and she was blown away by the variety and also the quality, which assembles the world's most interesting teas into one collection. Great price point too!" —Chrissy

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $55.

    24. A gorgeous book-shaped tea tin based on your favorite novel to store your teas or, if you so choose, the tins even include a tea blend of their own! They even have fun names like "Anise in Wonderland" and "The Picture of Earl Grey."

    Novel Tea Tins

    Get them from Novel Tea Tins for $25+: the Alice in Wonderland tin here and the The Picture of Dorian Gray tin here (available with or without the tea blend).

    Check out more tea tins here.

    25. An online course to learn about the art and science of the Chinese tea ceremony for a new way to have and appreciate tea in your life. It even guides you to practice your own tea ceremony the proper way. This course is also International Tea Academy-certified!

    Udemy

    Take the course at Udemy for $18.99.

    You, ready with your cup, the moment you finish reading this:

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