2 Must-Haves From The Morgan Taylor Midnight Masquerade Collection

Morgan Taylor Midnight Masquerade

A couple of weeks ago this darling little duo from Morgan Taylor arrived on my doorstep, these 2 nail polishes form part of the Midnight Masquerade collection.  This specific collection is their Winter 2015 collection and let me tell you:  It’s gorgeous!  I could be biased but I think these 2 nail polishes are actually my favourites from the collection.  I went to Dis-Chem this past week to go take a look at the whole collection (in case 1 or 2 other shades stood out to me & I wanted to buy them to feature in this blog post) but these two are definitely my favourites.  Before I show you swatches, let me tell you a bit more about the collection:

Inspired by the mystery and intrigue of a masquerade ball, this colour palette features deep sensual shades balanced by opulent and adventurous tones.  As mentioned, this is a limited edition collection, so if there’s one that tickles your fancy, be sure to pick it up as soon as possible.  The Midnight Masquerade collection features 6 stunning shades – 2 glitters, 2 shimmers and 2 crèmes.

Morgan Taylor Midnight Masquerade Collection My Kind Of Ball Gown Don't Rain On My Masquerade

For this blog post, I’ll be focusing mainly on the 2 nail polishes that were sent to me but I’ll also give you a little bit more information about the other shades (I won’t have swatches, though).

Morgan Taylor Midnight Masquerade Collection My Kind Of Ball Gown Don't Rain On My Masquerade Swatches

♥  My Kind Of Ball Gown – A beautiful rosy-pink crème with subtle golden shimmer.  You can see the shimmers in the first two photos above, but it’s very subtle once applied to the nails.  I love the formula of this little polish – 2 coats and you’re good to go!

♥  Don’t Rain On My Masquerade – A gorgeous bronze pink glitter polish, it can be used as a top coat or will give you a fully opaque manicure with 2 thick coats (no base needed).  I was really impressed by this polish as it is saturated with rose gold glitters, 1 coat will give you a semi-opaque coverage.  The swatch you see above is 2 thin coats – impressive, right?

Be sure to follow me on Instagram to see these beauties in action – I’ll be loading a manicure photo tomorrow!

Morgan Taylor Midnight Masquerade Collection

♥  Vixen In A Mask – A sultry scarlet shimmer polish, from what I’ve seen in-store it looks very vibrant in the bottle.  It really is a stunning shade for Autumn & Winter.

♥  Jest-er Kidding – A very unique platinum multi-coloured glitter topper that contains red, blue and yellow hex glitters.

♥  Flirting With The Phantom – A natural mauve nude crème shade, perfect for the office or casual weekends.  I instantly fell in love with this shade when I saw it at Dis-Chem this past Tuesday but the queue to the tills was too long, so I very hesitantly put it back on the shelf.  #LazyGirlProblems  Oh, and I do love the name of this particular polish as ‘Phantom Of The Opera’ is one of my favourite films.

♥  The Big Reveal – A deep emerald / teal blue shimmer.  These jewel tones are always a hit during the cold Winter months.

Morgan Taylor nail polishes retail for R 123,00 at selected nails salons, Dis-Chem and Edgars stores or online at Spree (they have the whole collection in stock & I might just place an order for ‘Flirting With The Phantom’).



  1. Tanya 21 May 2015 / 14:37

    I really want to see what Jest-er Kidding looks like! MT has such amazing colours!

    • Luzanne 22 May 2015 / 09:23

      It’s very unique, I love that it has a white gold base with the colourful glitters scattered around. 😀

  2. Kelly M 21 May 2015 / 15:04

    Wow so stunning! You’re right, I need both in my life!

    • Luzanne 22 May 2015 / 09:22

      You definitely do, Kelly! 😉

  3. Melissa ❀ 21 May 2015 / 15:20

    *gulp* Altwee is asemrowend mooi! Ek gaan defnitief ‘n draai by dischem maak hierdie naweek. 😉

    • Luzanne 22 May 2015 / 09:22

      Ek hoop jy vind jou gunsteling kleure, Melissa! :) Jy moet ‘n lekker naweek hê!

  4. farzana 21 May 2015 / 15:27

    i want that rose gold glitter one, its so pretty!

    • Luzanne 22 May 2015 / 09:22

      It’s gorgeous! It will spruce up any type of manicure. 😀

  5. Elmarie Pienaar 21 May 2015 / 17:40

    Love your photos!!!!!

    My Kind Of Ballgown is going on my list, and I also want to take a look at Jester Kidding, it looks so interesting. :)

    • Luzanne 22 May 2015 / 09:21

      Thank you, Elmarie! :) It does look very interesting, I only saw one bottle at my local Dis-Chem (and none at Edgars), so I think they’re selling like hot cakes! 😉

  6. Verushka 21 May 2015 / 22:47

    I’m wearing Vixen in a Mask right now, my new favorite polish xx

    • Luzanne 22 May 2015 / 09:20

      It looks absolutely gorgeous in the bottle!

  7. Melissa Easthorpe 22 May 2015 / 07:41

    Hi. Love this range, cant wait to get it this weekend at Dis-Chem

    Where can i get the clear nail swatch sticks?

    Melissa xoxo

    • Luzanne 22 May 2015 / 09:20

      It really is a beautiful collection, Morgan Taylor have been releasing some stunning collections lately.

      I bought mine on eBay a few years ago (before the post office started with their nonsense). :)

  8. Carmen 22 May 2015 / 08:42

    Thanks for the spoil post. You know anything nail polish drives me nuts (in a good way). How gorgeous are these nail polishes.
    I really want Vixen in a Mask and My kind of Ball. Im going to have to buy it and hide it because if my BF sees me buying one more bottle of nail polish Im a goner LOL

    I am still waiting for my Biovea package but its ok I will give them some more time before I go all sorts of crazy on them. I will get the Human + Kind in the mean time.

    Have an awesome weekend!!!!!

    • Luzanne 22 May 2015 / 09:18

      They’re stunning, hey? The ‘Flirting With The Phantom’ shade is definitely going on my ‘To Buy’ list, and I’ll maybe add ‘The Big Reveal’ too!

      I keep all my nail polishes in clear tupperware containers at the bottom of my cupboard, 1 container per colour of the rainbow (with glitters, base & top coats, and shimmers all in additional containers) – I’m totally OCD! Haha! But I’m working on making those nail polish racks that you see on Pinterest, and once they’re up, then Neal will see exactly how many nail polishes I own. Eeeek!

      Oh, no… I’m going to send you the BIOVEA Warehouse Manager’s contact details (I’ll send to you on email), let him know you are still waiting for your order – he’s very helpful!

      Enjoy your weekend, Carmen!

  9. Linelle 22 May 2015 / 11:38

    My Kind Of Ball Gown – top of the ‘must have’ list :)

  10. Prettiful Blog 22 May 2015 / 11:56

    I was sent Flirting with the phantom and Vixen in a Mask. Really pretty colours! My fave is phantom, it is a perfect dusty pinky nude colour. And so opaque it is unbelievable!

    • Luzanne 26 May 2015 / 10:52

      Gaaaah, it’s so pretty!!

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