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October 31, 2019 2 min read

In this week’s “The Story Behind the Scent”, we are uncovering the story behind the creation of one of our most coveted holiday scents- chai tea! Alana Rivera, owner and soap maven of Etta+Billie will share the memories and recipes that brought this scent to life.

Tell us about the inspiration behind the scent:

The inspiration for our Chai Tea collection comes directly from the beverage itself! Before I became a full-blown coffee addict, I drank a lot of tea. Especially black teas like Earl Grey and English Breakfast thanks to my experience living in England for my Year Abroad in college. While in England, I also had the chance to try a lot of Chai Tea thanks to the heavy influence of Indian culture. I absolutely fell in love with the complex blend of tannic black tea, pungent cardamom, spicy ginger, and sweet cinnamon. When I came back to California, Chai became my go-to if I wasn’t having an English Breakfast tea. Fast forward to 2009 and this delightful beverage became the inspiration for E+B’s first Chai product, the Chai Tea Soap. It’s still one of my favorite products to create because of the creamy textured top and delicious scent.

What products does Etta+Billie offer in this scent?

Our Chai Tea blend comes in Soap, Body Scrub, Skin Balm, Room + Body Spray, and our Hand + Body Wash.

Were there any recipes/goodies that contributed to the creation of this scent?

There wasn’t a specific recipe but of course, I love a great chai tea & chai spiced goods. I’ve listed a few of my favorite ways to experience Chai below!

 
Image by: Foodess

Big Spoon Roasters Chai Spice Peanut & Almond Butter

Chai Spice Shortbread Cookiesfrom Sunset Magazine

Authentic Homemade Chaifrom Foodess


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