Pro artist by Style essentials palettes

Hello gorgeous people,

I stumbled upon these palettes in Tk Maxx a few weeks ago. If you know me, you’ll know that i won’t pass a makeup brand i have no knowledge of without wanting to try them. Might i add that i’m somewhat of a makeup hoarder!

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Let’s talk about these palettes, i don’t know if you guys are familiar with this brand called Pro Artist by Style essentials but i wasn’t. Me being the curious cat had to purchase their whole line without pondering. Usually when i’m trying out a new brand, i’d buy one item and see how i feel, but these were so affordable, ranging from £5.99 each for the blush and bronzer palettes, £7.99 each for the eyeshadow and concealer palette. I wasn’t even sure if they’d still be there when i go back, so i grabbed all.

Eyeshadow palette

I swatched the eyeshadow palette and it was what i anticipated, some were a little pigmented, while others not so much, was i disappointed? Not even slightly, this was purely impulse buying.

No doubt you’ll definitely need a primer or a base of some sort to make these eyeshadows work. The palette consists of 28 neutral shades, so this would be perfect for the nude lovers. In terms of their consistency i’d say they were a bit smooth, they didn’t come off as chalky as i thought they would, just not as pigmented as i would’ve liked, however it’s nothing that can’t be fixed. I swatched the 4th row to give you a clue. With building the shadows up you’ll see a difference, which was what i did in the swatch.

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This palette contains 10 blushers, the row that i swatched which was the bottom row, it would work for women of colour, as for some of the other shades, like the more subtle ones, they’d be perfect for lighter skin tones. These were a just a little bit chalky for my liking.

Bronzer palette

The bronzer palette i’d say would work for both darker skin tones and lighter skin tones, from the swatches i did you can determine which works for you, even though i only did one row,  let’s just say the top row has a few lighter shades, this is just to give you an idea. As for me i tried the darkest shade which is the first on the last row and it worked well.

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Concealer and corrector palette

When it comes on to concealers i never discriminate as there are so many ways you can make it work. Now for this concealer palette, you’ll have to build up the concealer, they are not creamy, not even slightly, but it can definitely do the job if you add a bit of oil during application. It has a wide range of shades, including ones for colour correcting. In all there are 8 shades for colour correcting and 12 for concealing.

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In conclusion, these Pro Artist by Style Essentials palettes, need a bit more work, if they are to compete with the other brands on the market. A little tweaking here and there would do them a world of good. As i have been using making for a very long time, i know how to make things work when they aren’t the best. I guess if you’re a makeup artist or a makeup enthusiast they are worth a shot, just to play around with, no serious business haha.

I give them a 5/10. Has anyone else tried these? I’d like to know.

Shaunz xo

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4 thoughts on “Pro artist by Style essentials palettes

    • I just happen to see them in my local store and decided to try them out, you’re welcome. Yea i wouldn’t bother either, thanks for stopping by. Oh wow, guess a lot of people don’t know about this brand either..xo

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  1. Hello, I am in the USA and I picked up the blush palette today. It was hard to find any information about this brand online. I too felt they were quite chalky but definitely pigmented as hell. I’m Hispanic so the brighter colors, no matter how insanely bright, worked best on me. I only paid $3 USD; so I’m not too upset. But I wouldn’t recommend this to anyone.

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    • Hello, thanks for stopping by. Yes it was hard to find info on them, they don’t seem to promote themselves at all! The blushes are nicely pigmented but yes chalky, but at a price like that no complaints haha..Well if someone is just starting out in makeup and want to practice they could use this just for that purpose..;)

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