What is Xanthelasma?
Xanthelasma is a skin condition where yellow coloured plaques appear on the skin. Usually, the yellow plaques appear around the eye area and on the upper and lower eyelids. These yellow plaques that occur are actually deposits of fat underneath the skin. Xanthelasma is harmless and painless. However, the appearance of the condition can cause confidence problems for those who have the condition.
Xanthelasma is said to be caused by having high cholesterol. The condition most commonly appears in those from the Mediterranean region and in those who are of Asian origin. If you think you may have the condition we recommend consulting your general practitioner. They will be able to advise you on your skin and treatments that are available to you. They will also be able to offer you support and further advice.
There are a number of treatments available for those with Xanthelasma. There are surgical, laser and cryotherapy procedures available to remove the yellow plaques. However, because the condition usually appears close to the eye area, there is a high risk of scarring occurring. Because of the risk many people with Xanthelasma use makeup to conceal the yellow appearance to improve their confidence. Many struggle to find a Xanthelasma concealer that is not only highly pigmented but also soft enough to effortlessly blend. This is where Veil Cover Cream comes in.
Veil Cover Cream, a high coverage Xanthelasma Concealer that can cover up the appearance of the condition due to its high coverage formula. Those with Xanthelasma may also benefit from using the Veil Cover Cream shade Mauve. This is particularly effective as the purple tone can help to counteract the Yellow shade in the skin giving a better cover. It is also good to keep in mind that Xanthelasma is a skin condition that can be more difficult to cover in comparison to other skin conditions. This means that if you are covering Xanthelasma you may wish to practice application. This is to ensure that you achieve the satisfactory result that you are after.