This is a real working compact mirror! -The inside has 2 mirrors; one standard mirror, the other is 3X-magnified. -The compact was made with a high quality stiffened hinge. This allows the compact to stay open at virtually any angle. The front has a push release button to allow it to open. -This was designed to be a long lasting item, designed for everyday use. -This compact is professionally made with high quality industrial materials. It will withstand everyday use and abuse. -The pink paint is an epoxy paint that dries hard and is impact resistant. Compact is 2.75 across and 3/4 at its thickest point.