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Bridal make-up tips with Jo Leversuch MUA

Whether or not you decide to get the professionals in for your big day, it’s always important to test out various products and find what works well for your skin before you walk down the aisle. We all want our foundations to look perfect, last all day long whether we are going to a wedding, special occasion, prom, or night out with friends – the flawless look is the biggest trend to hit the industry in recent years. This is even more important if you’re preparing for your wedding –... Read More

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An exclusive invitation to our blogger and MUA event!

  On Monday 11th September we’ll be hosting an exclusive blogger and MUA event in Middlesbrough, and we want you to join us! The event will take place from 6pm – 8pm (doors open from 5.30pm) at The North East Make-Up Academy, Middlesbrough, and will include: Expert demos and Q&A with Jo Leversuch MUA The chance to network with local bloggers, influencers and MUA’s Free samples of Veil Cover Cream Nibbles and refreshments If you’ve not come across Veil before, it’s a specialist brand of camouflage make-up designed to provide... Read More


Be Summer ready with Veil Cover Cream

Summer is in full swing, and so is the opportunity to show some skin! Lounging at the beach, garden parties and BBQ’s all call for pretty dresses and bikinis, but for some people, the thought of wearing Summer clothes fills them with dread. If you’re feeling this way, you’re certainly not alone. Thread veins affect around one in five women in their 20’s, a figure that rises to around half by the age of forty and continues to increase. By the age of 70 over 70% of women have some... Read More


Living with Behçet’s disease

Although doctors aren’t sure what causes Behçet’s disease , they believe that the condition starts when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s blood vessels. Although Behçet’s can cause lesions to appear on the skin, it is technically not a skin condition. As well as causing painful skin lesions Behçet’s disease can also cause ulcers, blurry vision, painful eyes, vision loss, sores, painful joints, joint swelling, headaches, fever, memory loss, trouble speaking, diarrhoea, stiff neck and stomach pain. It’s utterly heartbreaking for those suffering from it, as flair ups can occur at... Read More


Dealing with under eye circles

Under eye circles, or eye bags, are one of the first signs of tiredness and dehydration. Did you know that the skin around your eyes is up to 10 times thinner than the skin on the rest of your body, so it needs lots of extra care and attention! There’s lots of old wives tales you can try to attempt to hide those circles. Drinking lots of water, using eye gels which have been kept in the fridge and wearing good sunscreen will all help to lessen the appearance – here’s three myths... Read More


Veil features on Katie Piper’s Face to Face

Last night the inspirational Katie Piper’s Face to Face aired on Channel 4. The hour long programme saw women who have been diagnosed with skin conditions invited to London’s Harvey Nichols for beauty makeovers. It was only after the women had completed their transformation that they discover that the make-up artists and beauticians who have treated them also share the same condition as them. The show addressed various skin imperfections including vitiligo, eczema and fellow acid attack survivors, and eagle eyed viewers may have spotted our Cover Cream make an appearance on... Read More


A Tribute To Veil Director Martyn Lewis

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of one of our much-loved Directors Martyn Lewis who passed away at the weekend following a short illness. Martyn was a prominent and well-respected advocate of cosmetic camouflage.  For almost four decades he championed the Veil brand. He was also a passionate supporter of various charities and organisations across the UK including Look Good Feel Better, Changing Faces, the Skin Camouflage Network and the British Association of Skin Camouflage. Martyn truly loved seeing the positive effect Veil had... Read More

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Guest blog: Jo Leversuch MUA – Why I love Veil Cover Cream!

As a professional makeup artist, one thing I’m often asked is which foundation offers the best long lasting coverage, can even out skin tone and smooth skin imperfections? I’ve seriously tried and tested many but now I can confidently shout from the rooftops ‘it’s Veil Cover Cream!’ If you’re looking for a full coverage foundation and a flawless finish, Veil Cover Cream is the perfect addition to your everyday makeup. It covers uneven skin tone, blemishes, dark under-eye circles and redness with ease. The foundation is fun to work with... Read More


What are stretch marks?

Stretch marks are marks that appear when the skin is rapidly stretched. This usually occurs after sudden growth or weight gain which causes the middle layer of skin to stretch quickly rather than over a long period of time, and tear. Stretch marks are very common – although you may think that they’re most commonly associated with women during pregnancy, men are just as much at risk too! Those with a family history of stretch marks may also see them appear as well as those with underlying health conditions such... Read More

5 Famous People Who Have Rosacea 11/12/2016

5 Famous People Who Have Rosacea

1. Prince William According to the London Free Press Prince William, Duke Of Cambridge and second in line to the throne has Rosacea, a condition that commonly causes the cheeks, nose and forehead to appear red and inflamed. Other symptoms of the condition include burning and stinging sensations, spots and the small blood vessels becoming visible. The cause of Rosacea is currently unknown but it is thought that there are triggers that can make the condition worse. These triggers include stress, drinking hot drinks, alcohol and caffeine, eating spicy foods and... Read More