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Deliciously scented, eco-friendly and natural, hand-poured soy wax candles, soy-based reed diffusers and room mists – all created in Somerset

Nikki Holt set up the Somerset luxury home fragrance brand Nostara in 2017 after her youngest child left home, naming it after the Goddess of Spring, Ostara – most appropriate for her own new beginning.

Working with an award-winning perfumer, she’s created a range of bespoke fragrances inspired by her favourite places and experiences.

Linen and white gardenia, lime and juniper, burnished amber, frosted fir…. Can’t make your mind up? Nikki’s thoughtful fragrance notes will help you decide.

The hand-poured candles are made from 100% natural soy wax and high quality essential oils, use lead-free cotton wicks and have a burn time of around 40 hours. The pretty rose gold lid will snuff out the flame when you’re ready.

Can’t be bothered to light a candle? A soy-based, essential oils reed diffuser will fragrance a room for up to six months without any effort on your part.

Create an instant atmos with a quick spray of room mist.

Feel at home away from home with a scented votive travel candle.

Ingredients are ethically sourced (locally wherever possible) and, reasssuringly, nothing’s tested on animals.

It all adds up to a gorgeous gift for a friend – or to self.


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