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How to Make Iced Tea | By Clean U Skincare

Welcome to Clean U Skincare. We make skincare and homeware that’s good for U and good for the planet. Today we’re going to show you how to make the perfect iced tea for a refreshing English summer experience this summer. As lovers of all things natural, organic, and vegan, we're thrilled to share this delightful recipe with you. We used our gorgeous range of natural tea leaves and bamboo strainers. So if you’d like to say goodbye to artificial flavors and hello to a revitalizing beverage that not only quenches your thirst but also nourishes your body from the inside out - shop the range here.

Why Choose Natural Ingredients?

Before we delve into the key of making perfect iced tea, let's take a moment to appreciate the beauty and reasons why it’s important to use natural ingredients. At Clean U Skincare, we firmly believe that what you put on your body is just as important as what you put in it. That's why all our products are crafted with care, using only the finest organic and vegan-friendly ingredients.

Similarly, when it comes to beverages like iced tea, opting for natural ingredients ensures that you're treating your body to goodness without any harmful additives or artificial flavors. By using natural tea leaves, you not only enjoy the authentic taste of tea but also reap the numerous health benefits it has to offer, from antioxidants to hydration.

Now, without further ado, let's embark on a journey to discover the art of making the perfect iced tea.

Step 1: Choose Your Tea Leaves

The first step in creating exceptional iced tea is selecting the right tea leaves. We recommend opting for high-quality loose leaf tea for the best flavor and aroma. Whether you prefer black, green, white, or herbal tea, there's a world of options to explore.

For a classic iced tea experience, we suggest using Dandelion Tea. Their robust flavor and deep color make for a refreshing beverage that's perfect for hot summer days and it’s good for kidney health too! Other caffeine-free herbal teas like Rosehip & Mint or Rhododendron & Holy Basil Tea are also excellent choices.

Step 2: Brew Your Tea

Once you've chosen your tea leaves, it's time to brew them to perfection. Boil fresh, filtered water and pour it over your tea leaves in a heatproof pitcher or teapot. The amount of tea leaves you use will depend on your personal preference and the desired strength of your iced tea.

Allow the tea leaves to steep for the recommended time, usually around 3 to 5 minutes, depending on the type of tea. Be sure not to over-steep the tea, as it can result in a bitter taste. Once steeped, remove the tea leaves or strain the tea using our best selling bamboo strainer to ensure a smooth and clear liquid.

Step 3: Sweeten Naturally (Optional)

If you prefer your iced tea sweetened, we recommend using natural sweeteners like agave nectar, maple syrup, or honey (if not strictly vegan). These alternatives provide a touch of sweetness without overpowering the delicate flavors of the tea.

Add your sweetener of choice to the brewed tea while it's still warm, stirring gently until it's fully dissolved. Keep in mind that you can always adjust the sweetness level to suit your taste, so feel free to experiment until you find the perfect balance.

Step 4: Chill and Serve

Once you've brewed and sweetened your tea to perfection, it's time to chill it and prepare it for serving. Fill a glass with ice cubes and pour the freshly brewed tea over them, allowing it to cool down and chill to the perfect temperature.

Garnish your iced tea with fresh lemon slices, mint leaves, or berries for an extra burst of flavor and visual appeal. Feel free to get creative with your garnishes and tailor them to your personal taste preferences.

Step 5: Enjoy and Rejuvenate

Finally, sit back, relax, and savor every sip of your homemade iced tea. Whether you're lounging in the garden, picnicking in the park, or simply unwinding at home, this refreshing beverage is sure to lift your spirits and rejuvenate your body and mind.

At Clean U Skincare, we believe that self-care extends beyond skincare products – it encompasses every aspect of your lifestyle, including the beverages you consume. By choosing natural, organic ingredients and embracing simple pleasures like homemade iced tea, you're taking a step towards a healthier, more balanced life.

So, the next time you're craving a cool and invigorating drink, why not whip up a batch of homemade iced tea using natural tea leaves and bamboo strainers? With just a few simple steps, you can treat yourself to a delicious and nourishing beverage that's perfect for summer in England and beyond.


In conclusion, making the perfect iced tea is as simple as choosing natural ingredients, brewing with care, and savoring each sip. By following our guide and incorporating natural tea leaves and bamboo strainers into your recipe, you can elevate your summer beverage game to new heights.

At Clean U Skincare, we're passionate about promoting a holistic approach to wellness, one that celebrates the beauty of nature and embraces the power of simplicity. So, why not join us on this journey towards healthier, happier living? Cheers to good health, good vibes, and good tea!

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