MUA Pro-Base Prime&Conceal Review

I think that everyone is aware by now that Makeup Revolution (at the moment the undisputed king/queen/it of dupes) are launching a corrector palette, meant to help you achieve flawless skin. I don`t  know if it was released yet or it sold out everywhere, but after hunting it in 5 Superdrugs I gave up. Then, when I thought all hope was lost, I spotted this little kit from MUA. I know that now everyone it`s crazy about Makeup Revolution, but a few years ago MUA was the trendsetter for dupes. Let's take a moment to remember all their wonderful eye shadow palettes and lipsticks! Without hesitation, I put this in my basket.

A while ago you could buy corrector palettes only from high-end brands and the most popular that comes to my mind is the one from Makeup Forever. But not everyone can justify spending their weekly lunch money on a beauty product. Especially if you`re like me and you really do your makeup only when you go out. A few dupes from Avon and NYX appeared soon after, but I think most of the people were confused about them. Now, after countless Youtube tutorials from beauty gurus, everything seems simpler.

In the kit, you`ll find 5 creamy shade, each with its specific purpose.
  • Green - neutralises redness
  • Lilac - illuminates and mutes yellow undertones
  • Yellow - brightens and conceals purple tones
  • Peach - adds radiance (also hides dark circles for darker skin tones)
  • Beige/Salmon - highlights
The texture of these is really creamy and lightweight and blends in a couple of second. The kit does not come with an applicator, but I do think it`s best if you apply them with your fingers, so no need for that. I know everyone is a bit skeptical and afraid they`ll look like a painting by a 5-year-old, but once you blend them and apply your foundation you can`t see them anymore. I mean, you notice the results, but not the product itself.

I use the yellow and peach shades for my dark circles and they really made a difference. They were not drying at all and my concealer sat on top without caking or flaking. When my skin is really red I also use the green shade, but my skin is quite dry on my cheeks and sometimes too many products make it worse. I sometimes apply the beige-y colour on my brow bone, though to be honest I prefer using other highlighters. They only shade I have not tried is the lilac.

For 4£ this kit is an absolute bargain, so you should really give it a go. Even if you won`t like it, it`s a good kit for beginners, until you learn your way around correcting palettes. Have you tried this before? Is it something you`d like to get in the future?

12 comments

  1. Amazing price! looks lovely <3
    Chloe xx
    http://chloebee1.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. ahhh wish we had this brand in Canada, i would love to try it out!

    - Mariah-Ruthel
    http://mariahruthel.blogspot.ca

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    1. Shame you don`t have it, it`s really good.

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  3. This looks fab - have you tried Kiko for dupes? I got some amazing things for a great price when I went last.

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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    1. I love KIKO`s lipsticks and eye shadows, but never really tried anything for the face. I`ll have a look next time I go.

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  4. Sounds like a great product, I wouldn't have bought it from a high end brand but I might give this a go!

    Yousra | Mystic Tales

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    1. The quality is insane, can seriously compete with some high end brands

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  5. I didn't know they have this correcting palette. I would definitely give this a try! :)

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    1. I only spotted it because I was looking for the Makeup Revolution one:))

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  6. sounds like a lovely little palette! i might pick myself up one, hate the redness on my cheeks so maybe this will combat it xx

    Hannah x hannatalks

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