On the contrary, I found it to be very subtle, sheer, and versatile. Not to mention small. It's a sleek cardboard package barely bigger than the palm of my hand and includes a decently sized mirror and magnetic closure. The gimmick with this is that you can use any of the colors alone, or add the "magic" shimmer shades on top for more depth and dimension. The colors are, in the words of Dick Page, supposed to represent ingredients a bartender would use to mix up drinks.
|All shades are swatched sans primer, with two coats. Yup, two!|
|Another look at swatches.|