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|effect=Enhances the attractiveness of the drinker's physical appearance
 
|effect=Enhances the attractiveness of the drinker's physical appearance
 
|side-effects=
 
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|characteristics=
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|characteristics=*Changes colour<ref name="WBoP"/>
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*Emits multicolour bubbles<ref name="WBoP"/>
 
|time=
 
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|difficulty=
 
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|ingredients=
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|ingredients=*[[Fairy wing]]s<ref name="WBoP"/>
|inventor=[[Sacharissa Tugwood]]
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*Morning dew<ref name="WBoP"/>
|first=[[Chocolate Frog Cards|Famous Wizard Card]]
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*Rose petals<ref name="WBoP"/>
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*Lady's mantle<ref name="WBoP"/>
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*[[Unicorn hair]]<ref name="WBoP"/>
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*[[Ginger roots]]<ref name="WBoP"/>
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|inventor=*[[Zygmunt Budge]]<ref name="WBoP"/>
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*[[Sacharissa Tugwood]]
 
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A '''Beautification Potion''' is a [[Potion|potion]] that transforms the appearance of the drinker, making them seem to be attractive, even if they are not. [[Sacharissa Tugwood]] was an expert at these potions, pioneering their creation and use.
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{{Quote|As even my own mother used to refer to me as 'Fungus-face', it became clear that my Beautification Potion had been a success.|[[Zygmunt Budge]], ''[[Book of Potions]]''.|Wonderbook: Book of Potions}}
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A '''Beautification Potion''' is a [[Potion|potion]] that transforms the appearance of the drinker, making them seem to be attractive, even if they are not.
   
[[Malodora Grymm]], a [[Hag]], used a Beautification Potion to trick a [[Malodora Grymm's husband|King]] into believing she was beautiful and then married him. [[Madam Primpernelle]]'s [[Madam Primpernelle's Beautifying Potions|Beautifying Potions]] is a shop in [[Diagon Alley]] that specialises in getting rid of warts and worse. <ref>''[[Daily Prophet Newsletters]]''</ref>
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[[Sacharissa Tugwood]] was an expert at these potions, pioneering their creation and use in the [[19th century]], although they were not unheard of before her time. In the Middle Ages, [[Malodora Grymm]], a [[Hag]], used a Beautification Potion to trick a [[Malodora Grymm's husband|King]] into believing she was beautiful and then married him.<ref name="PAg">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)]]''</ref>
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In the [[16th century|1500s]], [[potioneer]] [[Zygmunt Budge]] developed his own recipe, which he had to test on himself (for it had the limitation of only working on humans or creatures of human-like appearance). His artificial good-looks attracted the attention of [[Muggle]] women, who started to circle [[Hermetray|the desert island in which he lived]] on small boats, calling things like "''cooee!''" and "''give us a kiss, handsome!''". Budge stopped taking the potion forthwith, and frightened the women away by coming up to the shore in his right appearance, wearing nothing but his favourite loincloth.<ref name="WBoP">''[[Wonderbook: Book of Potions]]'' - Chapter 4 (''Beautification Potion'')</ref>
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More contemporaneously, [[Madam Primpernelle]]'s [[Madam Primpernelle's Beautifying Potions|Beautifying Potions]] is a shop in [[Diagon Alley]] that specialises in getting rid of warts and worse.<ref>''[[Daily Prophet Newsletters]]''</ref>
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==Recipe==
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1. Collect and grind three fairy wings<br />
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2. Add to cauldron<br />
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3. Stir slowly<br />
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4. Add morning dew<br />
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5. Stir vigorously<br />
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6. Beat mixture<br />
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7. Pop all bubbles<br />
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8. Heat to a high temperature<br />
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9. Pluck seven petals from fresh rose<br />
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10. Add rose petals to cauldron<br />
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11. Pop all bubbles<br />
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12. Chop dried lady’s mantle<br />
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13. Add lady’s mantle to cauldron<br />
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14. Stir vigorously<br />
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15. Pop all bubbles<br />
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16. Gather unicorn hair<br />
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17. Add unicorn hair to cauldron<br />
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18. Stir vigorously<br />
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19. Add ginger root<br />
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20. Heat to a medium-low temperature<br />
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21. Heat to a high temperature<br />
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22 Finally wave your wand over the cauldron to complete.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)]]''
 
*''[[Daily Prophet Newsletters]]''
 
*''[[Daily Prophet Newsletters]]''
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*''[[Wonderbook: Book of Potions]]''
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
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[[fr:Potion de beauté]]
 
[[fr:Potion de beauté]]
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[[pl:Eliskir upiększający]]
 
[[Category:Potions]]
 
[[Category:Potions]]

Latest revision as of 14:01, March 2, 2014

Beautifying Potion
Beautification Potion
Potion information
Effect

Enhances the attractiveness of the drinker's physical appearance

Characteristics
  • Changes colour[1]
  • Emits multicolour bubbles[1]
Known ingredients
Inventor(s)
"As even my own mother used to refer to me as 'Fungus-face', it became clear that my Beautification Potion had been a success."
Zygmunt Budge, Book of Potions.[src]

A Beautification Potion is a potion that transforms the appearance of the drinker, making them seem to be attractive, even if they are not.

Sacharissa Tugwood was an expert at these potions, pioneering their creation and use in the 19th century, although they were not unheard of before her time. In the Middle Ages, Malodora Grymm, a Hag, used a Beautification Potion to trick a King into believing she was beautiful and then married him.[2]

In the 1500s, potioneer Zygmunt Budge developed his own recipe, which he had to test on himself (for it had the limitation of only working on humans or creatures of human-like appearance). His artificial good-looks attracted the attention of Muggle women, who started to circle the desert island in which he lived on small boats, calling things like "cooee!" and "give us a kiss, handsome!". Budge stopped taking the potion forthwith, and frightened the women away by coming up to the shore in his right appearance, wearing nothing but his favourite loincloth.[1]

More contemporaneously, Madam Primpernelle's Beautifying Potions is a shop in Diagon Alley that specialises in getting rid of warts and worse.[3]

RecipeEdit

1. Collect and grind three fairy wings
2. Add to cauldron
3. Stir slowly
4. Add morning dew
5. Stir vigorously
6. Beat mixture
7. Pop all bubbles
8. Heat to a high temperature
9. Pluck seven petals from fresh rose
10. Add rose petals to cauldron
11. Pop all bubbles
12. Chop dried lady’s mantle
13. Add lady’s mantle to cauldron
14. Stir vigorously
15. Pop all bubbles
16. Gather unicorn hair
17. Add unicorn hair to cauldron
18. Stir vigorously
19. Add ginger root
20. Heat to a medium-low temperature
21. Heat to a high temperature
22 Finally wave your wand over the cauldron to complete.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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