When using colored pencils they can five a wide range of possibilities with the hues, colors, and type of thing you want to do with it. There are plenty of different kinds and professional sets of pencils that can give you more colors and be able to layer them to create even more things. There really isn’t a best color pencil set, it’s mainly just personal preference on what you’re trying to accomplish.
There is a difference between professional and student colored pencils with boxes being labeled as such. Professional colored pencils are more better quality, they’ll have better hues and will be more vibrant on the paper though a lot of people avoid dull or pale tones because they will be of more lower quality most of the time.