This professional color pencil set of 12 has a smooth and permanent lead with 100% lightfast guaranteed for 100 years. You can apply up to six layers of color with absolutely no risk of “blooming” or leaving a white waxy residue. As a result of even disbursement of wax, these pencils lay down on paper with a creamy feel making them an absolute pleasure to use. Each offer a high-pigment concentration for bright and intense colors. Blend or brighten your colors with the special Pencil Blender & Full Blender set below. Made with the best cedar wood on the market.