Nostara Notebook

Get Christmas All Wrapped Up!-Nostara

Get Christmas All Wrapped Up!

So, you meant to be more organised this year. You started out with good intentions and now the days are flying by! Well, let Nostara come to your rescue...
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Christmas Candle Perfection-Nostara

Christmas Candle Perfection

With assorted Christmas music on a loop, we set to work on the creation. Blending essential oils of Oakmoss Absolute, Cinnamon, Bergamot and Cedar Leaf, the aroma of Christmas started to build (we felt like we were in the middle of Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’ video!)
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Introducing Marina-Nostara

Introducing Marina

As we developed our collection, we realised that we wanted to do more than just tell our florals from our fougeres. We were both keen to deepen our understanding of fragrance and so we searched out our own perfume guru.

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The Naming Game-Nostara

The Naming Game

How do you name a fragrance? Naming can be a tricky task - there are no rules. And so we wanted to make sure that our final selections for our luxury home fragrance range were informative, but not too dry.

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The Nostara Fragrance Brand-Nostara

The Nostara Fragrance Brand

Part of our mission, when starting Nostara, was to engage with our creativity in a way that our previous incarnations (as a teacher, lawyer and as mums) had not enabled us to… except for the occasional PTA extravaganza!
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Launch day!-Nostara

Launch day!

After months and months of planning, working towards our big day of going LIVE on our website, the actual moment was rather eclipsed by all the prep needed for our launch party that evening.
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Hello and Welcome-Nostara

Hello and Welcome

It’s simple - we wanted our brand name to reflect the start of this new chapter in our lives. ‘Nostara’ is rooted in the name ‘Ostara’, the Goddess of Spring who represents ‘new beginnings’ - the perfect expression of where we found ourselves.
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