These Harry Potter lipsticks are sparking all sorts of controversy with Hogwarts fans

Raven's Claw, spelt like that and in a deep red? No!

Jess Denham
Friday 28 August 2015 21:08
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We're not sure Harry, Hermione and Ron would be too impressed with the new lipsticks
We're not sure Harry, Hermione and Ron would be too impressed with the new lipsticks

Harry Potter fans will now be able to give their own Dementor's Kiss thanks to a new range of Hogwarts-themed lipsticks.

Make-up brand LA Splash have revealed a colourful collection of shades from a deep 'Bellatrix' purple to a dusky 'Lovegood' pink and, controversially, a blood-red 'Raven's Claw'.

Lukewarm fans are excited with the news, but the more devoted JK Rowling readers have pointed out some serious flaws with the "super poor" name and hue combinations that show a "complete lack of understanding of the characters".

"Just because they took the names from a book, they think they're great and geeky," Facebook user Samantha Miller wrote under the Buzzfeed article revealing the cosmetics.

"Just because they took the names from a book, they think they're great and geeky," Facebook user Samantha Miller wrote under the Buzzfeed article revealing the cosmetics.

"The colours they used for each one are just no. Bellatrix should have been that deep, deep red she wore. Sirius should have been close to black in colour. The navy for Bellatrix should have been Ravenclaw. It's just a mess."

Only those familiar with the books will know that Ravenclaw (one word, not two...) is a Hogwarts house and its colours are blue and bronze, hence all this rage.

Each 'Smitten Liptint Mousse' will set you back £9.

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