April 2016

Long Lasting Concealer 30/04/2016

Long Lasting Concealer

This is what our customer Kay thought after trying out the Veil Cover Cream sample kit, a product that is designed to help you find your perfect colour match before ordering a full size jar of product: “I tried this sample kit for the first time recently and I have been trying out the shades each morning as I get ready and put my makeup on. There’s a couple of shades which do a great job at evening out my skin tone and old scars. What I also really like... Read More

The History Of Veil Cover Cream Skin Camouflage Makeup 29/04/2016
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The History Of Veil Cover Cream Skin Camouflage Makeup

Did you know Veil Cover Cream has been around since 1952? Originally Veil Cover Cream was created to conceal post-operative scars after Mr Thomas Blake, our founder, was asked to formulate a cover cream by a pioneering plastic surgeon. Before going on general sale in 1952, Veil Cover Cream was first used by “The Guinea Pigs Club” at East Grinstead. The Guinea Pig Club was a social club and support group for British and allied aircrew who had been injured in World War II. Back then there were just three... Read More

5 Uses For Veil Cover Cream 28/04/2016
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5 Uses For Veil Cover Cream

1. Hiding Birthmarks, Pigmentation Marks, Vitiligo, Acne and other skin conditions: Because Veil Cover Cream contains more pigment than standard concealer, it provides the skin with extremely high coverage. This means that covering skin conditions like Vitiligo, Acne, Pigmentation Marks, Rosacea and Birthmarks is an easy task as you only need a small amount of product to conceal the area. Another plus is that Veil Cover Cream is long lasting and when you apply our Finishing Powder to set the area, you increase the longevity of the product and give the camouflage a... Read More

Colouring Correcting Concealers 27/04/2016
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Colouring Correcting Concealers

If you’ve ever looked at our shade range you may have noticed that we have a selection of colour correcting concealer shades. These shades are not skin tone coloured but instead are Mauve, Yellow and Green in colour. These shade might seem scary at first but they play a key role at counteracting certain tones in the skin. Mauve When you look at a basic colour wheel you will notice that the colour purple is directly across from the colour yellow. This means that the two colours cancel each other out.... Read More

Makeup To Hide Tattoos 26/04/2016

Makeup To Hide Tattoos

Many tattoos out there are works of art. Some people get tattoos as memorial pieces for loved ones or pieces that means something to them while others get tattoos purely because they like the design. Tattoos are a a great form of expression but there may come a time in your life when you want to use makeup to cover tattoos. For example: You may have ink that you no longer like the look of or the ink that you had tattooed was poorly designed (read our top tips for concealing tattoos blog post for... Read More

This is a before and after photograph of Veil Cover Cream concealing Vitiligo, a skin condition which causes white patches on the skin. 25/04/2016
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How To Cover Vitiligo

What Is Vitiligo? Vitiligo is a condition that occurs in the skin which causes white pale patches. The condition can affect any gender, age and ethnicity. The condition is long term and occurs when there is a lack of a chemical called Melanin in the skin. Melanin is produced by special cells called Melanocytes which give the skin its colour. They also help protect our skin from the sun. The cause of this lack of melanin is not known for certain. However, the condition Vitiligo has been linked to problems... Read More

Veil Newbie Debbie Tells Us Her Thoughts 24/04/2016

Veil Newbie Debbie Tells Us Her Thoughts

Debbie recently discovered Veil Cover Cream, here is what she had to say: “I’m a newbie to Veil, a nurse told me about the product on a routine doctors visit. After years of skin discolouration on my neck and chest I’ve finally found a cover up cosmetic that works… Veil has given me more confidence. I don’t have to wear high tops and scarves to cover up, and people talk to me a bit more rather than looking at my neck! A Great product, very fast delivery and an affordable... Read More

Sarah Loves Veil Cover Cream 23/04/2016
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Sarah Loves Veil Cover Cream

This is what customer Sarah had to say about our camouflage makeup product, Veil Cover Cream: “I’m so happy I came across Veil Cover Cream – I have a little pigmentation discolouration on my face which I’m quite conscious about and nothing covers it like Veil. I use the little pots you get for £10 and they last for ages – I actually don’t need to use foundation as I use the honey colour on my face and the oyster as a concealer under the eyes (for me they are... Read More

Melanie Is Satisfied With Veil Customer Service 22/04/2016

Melanie Is Satisfied With Veil Customer Service

Customer Melanie shares her thoughts on Veil Cover Cream: “I am very satisfied with the customer service and I really like the product I ordered. There was a problem/delay with the delivery but I received a prompt reply as soon as I contacted the customer service. I know that I am going to make a purchase in the near future. I just need to determine which shade I need.”

Self Harm Support 21/04/2016

Self Harm Support

If you or someone you know would like support for self harm, there are many organisations and charities out there who can help including: Self Injury Support Harmless MIND Self Harm UK SiOS Recently we received this story and image from a brave anonymous Veil Cover Cream customer: “Ok here goes… I’ve not posted this picture because I want attention but the only reason is is that I want to raise awareness of positive ways to hide your scars whether they are through self harm, or through the journey of... Read More