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Birthmarks

Yulianna Yussef 15/09/2016

Inspirational People: Yulianna Yussef

Yulianna Yussef is a young lady who was born with Congenital Melanocytic Nevus, a type of birthmark. This kind of birthmark develops when the pigment cells do no develop as they should. This means that instead of distributing evenly into the skin, the cells develop in large groups. When Yulianna was a child she was sadly bullied due to her skin condition. She was called horrible names such as “Dalmatian” and “Cow” However, today Yulianna Yussef wants to end the stigma surrounding skin conditions. She told Metro “I’m using my Facebook and... Read More

Inspirational People: Paige Billiot 11/09/2016

Inspirational People: Paige Billiot

Paige Billiot is an actress and director who is celebrating her facial birthmark by sharing images on Instagram. Paige who is based in LA was born with a Port Wine Stain, a type of vascular birthmark. Port Wine Stain birthmarks occur when there is abnormal development of blood vessels in the skin when the baby develops in the womb. “When I was younger, the birthmark was hard for me to deal with. It was part of feeling vulnerable,” she told The Daily Mail. When Paige grew up she was bullied... Read More

This is an image of various shades of Veil Cover Cream, a high coverage concealer available in a variety of colours to match all skin tones. Veil Cover Cream can conceal tattoos, portwine stain birthmarks, strawberry birthmarks, granuloma annulare, cafe au lait spots, vitiligo, melasma, pigmentation marks, xanthelasma, acne, rosacea, spots, blemishes, redness, blushing, scars, scarring, keloid scars, raynaud's, thread veind, varicose veins, broken capillaries, stretch marks, stork marks and various other skin conditions. 30/07/2016
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Skin Discolouration Concealer

Skin discolouration can happen for a number of reasons. Ultimately it occurs when there is a change in the pigment levels in the skin. The skin’s pigment is called Melanin. As well as providing the skin with colour, it also plays a part in protecting the skin from the sun. Skin discolouration comes in two forms, Hypopigmentation and Hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation is when there is an increase in pigment and it deposits in the skin. This causes dark patches to form. Common hyperpigmentation conditions include Melasma, Age Spots, Sun Spots and... Read More

This is an image of various shades of Veil Cover Cream, a high coverage concealer available in a variety of colours to match all skin tones. Veil Cover Cream can conceal tattoos, portwine stain birthmarks, strawberry birthmarks, granuloma annulare, cafe au lait spots, vitiligo, melasma, pigmentation marks, xanthelasma, acne, rosacea, spots, blemishes, redness, blushing, scars, scarring, keloid scars, raynaud's, thread veind, varicose veins, broken capillaries, stretch marks, stork marks and various other skin conditions. 26/07/2016
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Stork Mark Concealer – Veil Cover Cream Can Increase Your Confidence

A stork mark is a common birthmark that has a flat red or pink appearance. The birthmark commonly appears on the eyelids, neck or forehead of newborn babies. This type of birthmark affects around half of all babies born making it the most common type of vascular birthmark. Vascular birthmarks occur when there is abnormal growth or formation of the blood vessels. Storks marks also go by other names. For example, if the birthmark appears on the forehead it is often referred to as an Angel Kiss. If the birthmark... Read More

This is an image of Veil Cover Cream, a full coverage concealer that can conceal strawberry birthmarks, port wine stain birthmarks, vitiligo, acne, redness, rosacea, scars, scarring, keloid scars, bruising, melasma, xanthelasma, varicose veins, thread veins, stretch marks, tattoos and various other skin conditions. 18/07/2016
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Strawberry Birthmark Concealer

Strawberry birthmarks are raised marks that are usually red in colour and appear on the skin. If the birthmark occurs deeper in the skin it can also look blue or purple in colour. These birthmarks also go by the name haemangiomas. Strawberry marks can appear anywhere on the body but they are most commonly found on the face, back, chest and scalp. The type of birthmark is quite common as it is said to affect around 5% of babies. Strawberry marks appear when a buildup of abnormal blood vessels occurs. Why this... Read More

This is an image of Veil products including the Veil Colour Matching Kit, Veil Finishing Powder and Veil Cover Cream. Veil Cover Cream is a high coverage camouflage concealer designed to cover and conceal a range of skin conditions such as acne, vitiligo, rosacea, scarring, xanthelasma and more. For best results apply makeup in thin layers. 24/06/2016
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Skin Lesion Concealer

Skin Lesions are areas of skin that have an abnormal appearance in comparison to the surrounding areas of skin. There are two types of skin lesion. Primary skin lesions are skin conditions that appear at birth or over a person’s lifetime. Secondary skin lesions are the result of an irritated primary skin lesion. Primary skin lesions include Birthmarks, Rashes, Blisters, Freckles, Moles and Nodules (Solid raised lesions.) Secondary skin lesions include Scabs, Scrapes, Scarring and Ulcers. When it comes to skin lesions there are different treatments available depending on the type... Read More

Mongolian Spots Concealer 18/06/2016

Mongolian Spots Concealer

Mongolian Spots are birthmarks that appear during birth or soon after. These birthmarks are often a blue-grey colour which often leads to them being mistaken for bruises. These birthmark spots can vary in size from person to person but they commonly appear on the back or the buttocks however, they can also appear on the limbs. Mongolian Spots rarely appear on the scalp or face but there have been cases when this has occurred. In terms of the cause, Mongolian Spots are said to develop in the womb. These birthmarks... Read More

Cafe Au Lait Spots Concealer 17/06/2016

Cafe Au Lait Spots Concealer

Cafe Au Lait Spots are flat birthmarks that are often light brown in colour. Cafe Au Lait Spots can vary in size. Some people have large lesions whereas others have quite small lesions. In terms of the cause of the birthmarks, Cafe Au Lait spots tend to appear during birth but they can also develop during infancy. Quite a few children have one or two Cafe Au Lait spots that are caused when pigment producing cells collect together, these lesions are harmless. Other children have quite a few Cafe Au... Read More

Nevus Of Ota Concealer 05/06/2016
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Nevus Of Ota Concealer

What Is Nevus Of Ota? Nevus Of Ota is a hyper pigmentation birthmark that causes a blue coloured bruise-like patch to form on the skin, specifically on the face. Nevus Of Ota is caused when melanocytes (the cells that produce the skin’s pigment, melanin) become trapped in the Dermis (the middle layer of the skin) Nevus Of Ota involves the first two branches of the Trigeminal nerve which is the nerve that allows us to bite, chew and feel sensation in the face. Often the white of the eye (the Sclera)... Read More

5 Interesting Facts About Veil Cover Cream 04/05/2016
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5 Interesting Facts About Veil Cover Cream

1. Veil Cover Cream & all other Veil products are handmade in the United Kingdom All products in the Veil range are made by hand by our experienced production team in Burnopfield, Count Durham. We follow the original manufacturing process that was created by our founder as it is what makes our products so effective. We use simple raw materials that have been sourced in the UK to create our products and non of our products have been tested on animals. 2. Veil Cover Cream has been around since 1952 Veil Cover... Read More