How many shades come in the palette? There are four neutral hues for highlighting and filling the eyelid with softer color, and four deeper hues for shading and lining the eyelids. This gives you various color combinations for creating soft, neutral looks or bold, intense eyes. Where can I learn how to create looks with the Motives Mavens Element? Visit the Motives social media channels to learn more about creating looks with these colors: facebook.com/motivescosmetics; instagram.com/motivescosmetics; twitter.com/motives; pinterest.com/motivesbeauty; youtube.com/officialmotives. Which colors should I use together? This palette features colors that can be paired together to create a soft, natural look or a dramatic, edgy look. These eight shadows can also be paired with any other Motives eye shadows – pressed, loose, crème or glitter. Will these eye shadows crease or flake? No, these four eye shadows have impeccable color retention so they will not flake or crease, allowing you to always look your best. Is Motives Mavens Element tested on animals? No, this product has not been animal tested.