Profusion 22 Color Fan Palette

If you have been a faithful reader, you know one of my favorite things are what I call ‘pleasant surprises’. It can be someone opening a door for me when my hands are full. It can be finding that my husband put all of his laundry in the hamper before laundry time.Β It’s just the times when you get a little more than you expected.

Now, these palettes gave me a huge pleasant surprise…


I really set myself up for this, though. I saw these palettes and wanted them but didn’t truly look to see that it does say 22 shades. So, when I opened them up and saw this…

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I had to sit down and just gawk! All gorgeous mattes.

I saw these on a display at my local grocery store, King Soopers. And, get this: these were $2.99 each! I know I have to go back and get the other sets. Take a look at this one, first…



There doesn’t seem to be any rhyme or reason to the chosen shades in each palette. And, without seeing the inner shadows, I just picked these randomly. So, on that concept, just randomly swatched shades…

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I didn’t do these over any primer. For the most part, the shadows seem fairly pigmented. Also, some did have more fallout than others. The black and the green, above, were very powdery. And, the white was very, very light.

I picked this next one because I did see a white shadow…

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I also liked the idea that there was a gray as well as a black.

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And, I like the rich burgundy shades. Oh, and these oranges have been more fun to play with for Halloween looks!…


Although I didn’t swatch all the shadows here, I have been mixing and matching like crazy with my looks of the day. Can you blame me?

These palettes are by Profusion and they can be hit or miss as far as the quality. However, for a meager investment of $3 for a 22 shade palette, I’m very happy with what I got. None of the shadows seem to be dupes from one palette to the other; there’s just enough variance. And, that makes for great blending.

Were you pleasantly surprised by the shades of the unseen colors? Have you seen these in any stores?

I found the swabs that I used for swatching to be just as colorful…

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  • These look SO pretty! My grocery stores aren’t this cool, haha.

    • Only some of the King Soopers have the extended makeup stuff. Some have quite a dept for their natural foods and supplements too.

  • Allison @neversaydiebeauty

    OMG, $2.99 for those adorable MATTE (my fave) palettes! Oh, I wish we had King Supermarkets around here! I’m going to see if I can find these Profusion palettes online somewhere.

    • I have found Profusion at Ross’ and TJ Maxx too.

  • Those are beautiful!

  • Norah Salazar

    Looks like a good starter set of eyeshadows.

    • I’m no starter and these are some colors I don’t have.

  • erikatheicyone

    The colours are so pretty and it’s rare for affordable palettes to be mattes, as god mattes, at that. My grocery stores don’t have this kind of stuff. I think my local Walgreen’s does, tho.

    • Walgreens does have Profusion occasionally. I’m really pleased that I took the chance on these. I’d say about 85% of the colors are really decent.

  • This palette looks really cool and I like this selection of shades!

    • So random but yes, they are neat colors.

  • I really love the design of this!

    • It was odd that they had the palette sealed so I couldn’t see what the inside colors were. Just those round ones at the top. But when I opened it, you bet I gasped!

  • This looks so awesome!

  • Wow this palette is so pretty!

  • Noelle

    This would be perfect for Halloween looks!

  • Justina

    So pretty! They almost remind me of peacocks!

  • cindyprimebeauty

    It’s one of those things you just want to stare at, it’s so pretty!

  • $2.99 are you out of your mind? Remember that Denny’s commercial? Wow, these look like they need to come home with me.

    • You’d whip out some delightful looks.

  • It’s so pretty to look at but realistically I doubt I would use most of the colours.

    • You could easily make yourself. I do.:)

  • What a gem! I love my fancy eyeshadows, but there are a lot of really great drugstore ones, too, that really pack a punch!

    • They reel me on one the cheap price point.

  • wow. that is insanely inexpensive.

  • Anastasia

    This looks so cool!

  • FabZilla_Kath

    I think this is even cheaper then the elf palettes ha?

    • Elf better look over their shoulders.

  • Whoa… I have seen a lot of profusion palettes, but this one is totally cool.

    • There were a few other new ones but these are the ones I nabbed.

  • Betzy Carmona

    Back when I was in high school I use to own a few palettes from profusion and they were really good quality.

    • I usually get the palettes and truthfully, most of the shades work great.

  • Those layouts are so pretty!

  • I like the packaging.

    • It doesn’t fit into my drawer so well but, I got over it. πŸ˜‰

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  • Amber

    I want this palette just for the unique-ness of it!

  • I love profusion! they can be hit or miss but are mostly hit. I haven’t seen anything about these particular sets so I hope I can find them!

    • I haven’t gone back to look at the other sets however, just about anything I need are in these two anyway.

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