Besides her vivid imagination, J. K. Rowling is also known for her impressive knowledge of a wide array of subjects. In fact, many of the characters in her Harry Potter works are named after lexicon found in Greek mythology and astrology, among others. You already know Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, and maybe even Bathilda Bagshot, but can you distinguish whether or not the names below are a Harry Potter character or a nail polish shade? Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 premieres next Friday, so to gear up, be sure to take the first Harry Potter character or nail polish shade quiz, too.Take the Quiz
OPI's Blushingham Palace ($5), a subtle pink with gold shimmer, is an obvious homage to the British royalty's main residence, Buckingham Palace. But there are plenty of nail polishes on the market that could indeed be mistaken for regal dwellings. So put on your thinking crowns and tell me this: can you guess whether it is (or at one point was) an English royal residence, or is it a cleverly-named nail polish shade?Take the Quiz
It's time for cookies, candy, and whatever else kind of confection you can get your hands on. So in the spirit of the season — and in conjunction with the fact that several nail polish brands produce lacquers with delectable-sounding names — it's time for another round of This or That. Orly's Sugar Plum ($7) nail polish might share a name with a certain sugar-coated fruit-flavored candy, but for the items listed below, can you guess if it's a holiday treat or nail polish shade? Find out now.Take the Quiz
If you are anything like me, you are lately consumed with thoughts of Thanksgiving deliciousness piling high on your plate. Keeping with all things beauty, we found some cute holiday-themed soap to amp up the anticipation. See if you can get past your savory cravings long enough to guess if it's on the menu or just soap.
Some perfume bottles are so pretty that it's hard to distinguish them from something you'd see on exhibit at the museum. Similarly, paperweights can be so intricate and unique that they're often used as decorations. Are you sensing what's next? Yep, it's time for another round of This or That. Decide whether the works of art below belong on a vanity top or a desktop.
Let's face it, when it comes to naming lacquers, OPI nails it every time (I couldn't resist). With names for polishes like You Don't Know Jacques and On the Same Paige, these colorful creations almost sound more like the next big box office hit. Think you know Chick Flick Cherry vs. a chick flick title? Take the quiz and find out.
Now that we're in the heart of cooler, crisper weather, seasonal candies and confections are popping up everywhere. While dentists are likely working overtime to fix the teeth of candy-lovers of all ages, let's take a few moments out for another scintillating This or That quiz. Candy apple, for instance, is not just a crackly sugar-coated treat, but it's also a shimmery pink gloss from Napoleon Perdis's Lip Lacquer line. Do you know your Fall candy treats from your similar-sounding lipstick or lip gloss shades? It's time to take the quiz.Take the Quiz
Just as perfume brands are known for their use of dramatic and sexy slogans, in the same right, Danielle Steel is known for her dramatic and sexy novels. Can you guess where I'm going with this one? Is it a perfume slogan from yesteryear or a sassy quote from a Danielle Steel novel? Take my quiz now to find out.Take the Quiz
As the Dairy Queen's famous Blizzard celebrates its 25th birthday this year, I couldn't help but think that many of these frozen confections probably have names similar to gourmand lip glosses. Dairy Queen may have the Raspberry Truffle on its rotation, but Origins does, too, with its Liquid Lip Color in Raspberry Truffle ($14). Do you see where this is going? It's time for a quiz.
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There are a lot of confusing things about life, but one of the great conundrums of our time has yet to be solved: Why is it that nail polish names and street drug slang must be so alike? Can you beat the lacquer at its own game? Take this quiz to find out.Take the Quiz