Now THIS is what I call a neutral palette! I don't own much from the LORAC brand, but this palette rocks! The shadows are buttery soft and very pigmented! The palette has several matte shades and a nice variety. I'm really diggin' this palette! I have swatched the shadows on my hand in the same order they appear in the palette! My only complaint is that the packaging is pretty lame in my opinion. I think it would've been better if it was a palette that actually zipped open and closed with a real zipper. That's just my $0.02. Enjoy the swatches!