Sunday, 7 June 2015

Shades of Potter Collection by Shades of Phoenix

Shades of Phoenix is a long loved indie brand of mine. In the past SOP has done a Harry Potter collection inspired by some of the spells used in the books and movies. This new collection is more Harry Potter inspiration, based on some of the characters and their attributes. This collection has 5 pearl/shimmer/holographic polishes. For each of my swatches I used three thin coats plus a glossy top coat.

"Dementor's Kiss" - a deep purple inspired by the Dementor's which guard Azkaban prison. They foulest creatures that suck all the happiness out of the air, and if you're unlucky it will suck out your soul.

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: Direct sunlight


"Dobby's Ears" - a soft pink inspired by everybody's favourite house elf. Dobby became a loyal friend to Harry Potter and helped him on many different occasions. 

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: Direct sunlight


"Fred's Courage" - a bright orange inspired by Fred Weasley who fought and died in the Battle of Hogwarts.

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: Direct sunlight


"Ginny's Locks" - A warm red with slight orange undertones, inspired by Ginny Weasley, Fred's younger sister. Ginny later married Harry Potter.

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: Direct sunlight


"Lily's Eyes" - A shining emerald green inspired by Harry Potter's mother, Lily. Lily's distinctive feature was her bright green eyes, which she passed down to Harry. 

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: Inside with flash

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: In light box

Lighting: Direct sunlight

Lighting: Direct sunlight

-Bettina