Monday, 31 December 2012

Lac Attack Magical Musings Collection Swatches

The Magical Musings Collection is the latest Harry Potter inspired creation from Lac Attack who have teamed up with bona fide HP fangirl, Kirsten from Glitta Gloves. The result is an absolutely incredible collection of polishes that truly capture the essence of the Harry Potter universe. Each and every polish is true to its namesake and as a big fan myself, I feel I have the credentials to say so! 
For me personally, this is one of the most exciting things that could ever happen on the planet. Harry Potter x Nail Polish? Squee is all I can say to that!
If you're not a Harry Potter lover, just ignore my babbling and feast your eyes on all the glitter!

Beauxbatons Academy is a selection of small blue hexes, yellow hexes and white squares in a milky blue base. I layered two coats over Rimmel My Denim. I left the index finger completely free of Beauxbatons Academy so you can see the effect it has on the base colour. In this case, with a medium blue underneath, it's just turned it a pretty powder blue. I can't wait to try this out in some other combinations.



Dementor's Kiss is one of my favourites. I love black. If it comes in black I'll take it in black. So it was kind of a given that I would love this black glitter polish. There are two sizes of black hex glitter in here and some matte red ones too. I layered 1 coat of Dementor's Kiss over two coats of Essie Bordeaux. The glitter payoff in this one is brilliant.



Felix Felicis is the prettiest gold packed top coat you can imagine. There are tiny gold flakies, squares and hexes all floating around in a clear base. I used one coat of Felix over 2 coats of  GOSH Pool Party.



Holidays in Hogsmeade is a matte glitter polish. There are 3 sizes of red, white and green hexes suspended in a clear base. I applied 2 coats of Holidays in Hogsmeade over 2 coats of Sally Hansen Ion. For my ring finger, I painted the polish on to a sponge before dabbing it on to my nail and repeated that a couple of times until the whole nail was covered. 



Finally, we have Weasley's Wizard Wheezes. This is my favourite of the bunch. It's a very unique combination of matte bar glitter and hexes and you can wear it with absolutely anything, I love the way it clashes against the turquoise blue but the two look like they were made for each other. I think the Weasley twins would be proud of this fun and eccentric combination. The blue base colour is NYC Water Street Blue and I used 1 coat of Weasley's Wizard Wheezes with a few patches here and there. On my ring finger I used a sponge to dab it on from the tip dowards.



The Magical Musings collection is available from LacAttack.com in full sized bottles ($8.00) and mini bottles ($4.25). You can also buy the whole collection, full sized or mini, at a discount.

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26 comments:

  1. I got The Horcrux of It and it's amazing, but I want to pick up another few - the bottles are really generously sized for the price and they're such good quality polishes.

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  2. Id love to have This Whole collection as Potter fan! Theyre amazing!

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  3. Felix Felicis is sooo pretty!! but no chance to get those in germany :(

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    1. I ship internationally, including Germany! :)

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  4. I love harry potter...these look absolutely lovely <3

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  5. These are fabulous! I love the bright and fun colors. =)

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  6. Stunning polishes! Thanks for the swatches :)

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  7. Weasley's Wizard Wheezes is also my favorite, just went on my wishlist!

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  8. Great swatches! You chose fantastic base+glitter combos. My faves are Weasley's Wizard Wheezes and Beauxbatons Academy! So pretty :)

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  9. Oh, I think that Dementor's kiss looked awesome! :D me want!

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  10. i love the Weasley's Wizard Wheezes with the blue underneath!!!! So pretty!

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  11. I love Weasley's Wizard Wheezes over that blue! Stunning!

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  12. love the theme. weasley's wizard wheezes is so cool!

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  13. I like Beauxbatons Academy, it's very pretty :)

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  14. I am a huge Harry Potter fan as well. I am headed to get the entire collection! My niece will love me forever...she's also a huge Potter fan but she's not a polish wearer, I think she will be after I show here these!

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  15. I don´t know anything about the theme because I (really)never watch HP, but the collection it´s stunning, love all of them. WWW, Dementor´s kiss and Beauxbatons Academy are to die for, congratulations!

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  16. WOOOW !
    They are great !
    I love all of them :)

    HAPPY NEW YEAR
    xxx

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  17. I love HP and I want all of these! I'm with you, though, Weasley's Wizard Wheezes is my favourite by far! I love those colours together and have never seen any other glitter like it :D

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  19. When does the mini set go on sale? I want the magic ones but they're all sold out! >.<

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  20. I WANT IT. I WANT IT. this is no doubt the best nail polish collection in existence.
    does anyone think that there should be an expecto patronum polish? it would be kinda pale and shimmery, but in a pretty way. lol

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  21. This looks like a fun thing to do. I'll begin preparing aWizard101 dungeon now!

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