New Teas for August!


At Mama Tea HQ, for August,  we have decamped to the beautiful isle of Ibiza…

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Normally a massive party place at this time of the year, we have been over on the quieter side of the island…all long beach walks and dreaming of sweet herbs…

I firmly believe in the holistic power of herbs and flowers and no-where does it feel more natural to create new tea blends than on this lovely island. Inspired by the beautiful tanned fit people I see everywhere here, I felt inspired to create some iced teas that are not only tasty but also good for your beauty, fitness and detox regimes.

BERRY BLUSH | Iced Tea

First up is Berry Blush which I created specifically as an iced tea.

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Spare your blushes with this glamorous beauty berry tea. We have blended the pinky red cranberries with green apples, hibiscus and soft white vanilla to create a beauty tea like no other.

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Cranberries are a super fruit; a powerful antioxidant, they are an incredible ingredient for your skin. With such strong antioxidant qualities, they help the skin to get rid of free radicals with contribute to the aging process, leaving you with youthful looking skin.

The high percentage of Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5 and antioxidants in this fruit makes it useful in shielding our skin against any harm caused due to environmental factors.

Vitamin C, one of the amazing components contained in cranberry juice, is essential for the formation of hydroxylisine, hydroxyproline, and amino acids required by the body to produce collagen. Oxygen and other important nutrients are responsible for keeping the skin firm and soft. They also make the skin look radiant and young. The collagen present in the cranberry juice helps to serve this purpose.

Cranberries also should be consumed daily, to help avoid dental problems like cavities and plague. This is truly the art of beauty by prevention.

RUBY RHUBARB | Detox Tea

Next up, is the delightful RUBY RHUBARB Detox Tea

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Get fit this summer with our Ruby Rhubarb Detox Tea. Whether it is running along the beach or in the park, sip this pink beauty of a tea to aid your fitness routine and overall detox regime.

Packed with fitness beauties like elderberries, hibiscus blossoms, apples and Rhubarb, this is an energising detox tea that hydrates as well as energises.

Imagine the sweet aroma of freshly baked Rhubarb Pie as you sip this ruby beauty.

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PINEAPPLE PAMPER | Iced Tea

Last up, is our fruity Pineapple Pamper Iced Tea

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Feel pampered at the Mama Tea Day Spa with this tropical citrus tea! The freshest pineapples have been cut up and blended with full round lemons for the ultimate refreshing iced fruit tea.

Think of a warm day on the beach in Ibiza, with the heat of sun on your skin and the taste of lemon on your lips. Pineapple sweet surfboards, boho blueberry bikinis and golden tanned skin.

The Mama Tea Day Spa is right on the beach, so that you can relax, watching the ocean with the scent of lemons in the air…

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The Truth About Exercise – 4 Days into our Experiment!


Four (we’re counting in office days) days in and are we seeing/feeling any benefits from our daily speed walk?

Well the good news is that we’re still motivated and we’ve succeeded each day in getting the trainers on and walking and, apart from one dropped and therefore broken phone, there has been no negatives.

The noticeable effects so far;

  • It’s great to get out of the office, away from the computers and have a bit of fresh air in the middle of the day
  • There is not the same afternoon energy slump, in fact it is almost non-existent now!
  • It’s spurring us on to try and eat a bit healthier
  • We get to enjoy the beginnings of spring around us.

Hopefully over time we’ll become aware of improvements to fitness levels too, walking a little bit faster and covering a greater distance. I could see this getting competitive and we’re already thinking about timing certain routes and measuring distances!

The Truth About Exercise – Our Experiment!


Did you see, the Horizon programme, The Truth About Exercise on television last week? Well it has got us here at Mama Tea HQ thinking and we’re going to do our own unscientific experiment. Every lunchtime we’re going to head out for a speed walk. The intention is to see if after a couple of weeks of this short burst of daily exercise any of us feel the difference. Do we work better in the afternoons? Do we sleep better at night? Do my running times for my twice weekly run improve? Do we generally feel healthier? Let’s be honest it can’t do any of us any harm and if it makes us feel healthier then all the better.

You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram (#mamateaexperiment), we’ll let you know how we get on!