The palette is as pictured. The colors are good for anyone and blend well. Also, very nicely pigmented; a little goes a long way. I bought it because I already knew of this company and figured it would be good. It was!
Laura Mercier recently launched at Sephora the exclusive and limited edition Artist's Palette for Eyes. The palette retails for $48 USD but is an $88 value. The palette is a dozen eye shadow colors, hand-selected by Laura Mercier, in shimmer and matte finishes. First came released Oct. 2012 and no longer available.