There are 22,000 people on the waiting list for this new Boots beauty range

Christmas is already an exciting time for Boots shoppers, with the arrival of the store’s popular present range – but it’s latest launch is proving a little more magical than most, as fans of JK Rowling’s wizarding world are queueing up in their thousands to get their hands on a new Boots Harry Potter cosmetics line.

The range, which encompasses a selection of gifts for the season ahead, has already proved so popular with lovers of the franchise that the waiting list has reached 22,000 people ahead of its launch on Boots’ website on 27 October.

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Boots has teamed its beauty expertise with ‘a sprinkle of Potter magic’ to create the collectable buys, which span stocking stuffers like lip balms and bath bombs, as well as bigger sets of nail polish and make-up brushes, all adorned with signature characters, probs and symbols from the books and films.

With prices starting from just £6, we can’t imagine this enchanting collection will stick around for long – and we bet you know more than a few budding witches or wizards who would like to find these under the tree on Christmas morning. As an added bonus, the products are part of Boots 3 for 2 gifting mix and match offer, so you can stretch your budget even further.

Here’s a sneak peek of the treats you’ll find once the selection arrives on shelves – now you just need to decide if you’re shopping for a Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin…

Harry Potter Fizzer Bath Bombs, £6, Boots

Harry Potter Colour Changing Lipsticks, £10, Boots

 Harry Potter Cosmetics Purse, £10, Boots

Harry Potter eyeshadow palette, £12.50, Boots

Harry Potter Nail Polish, from £12.50, Boots

Harry Potter Eye Mask, £6, Boots

Harry Potter Swish and Flick Cosmetic Brushes, £20, Boots

Harry Potter Lip Balm, £6, Boots

The full Harry Potter cosmetic gift collection will be available at 400 Boots locations across the UK and Ireland from 29 October. You can shop the range at from 27 October.