With over 60 years experience in the camouflage cosmetics industry, we've gathered a comprehensive directory of our most frequently asked questions which you'll find below. If you can't find the answer you are looking for, go to our contact page to get in touch.

What is a cover cream?

The term 'cover cream' given to cosmetic preparations which have been created specifically to temporarily cover various forms of skin imperfections. Cover Creams provide the skin with unbeatable coverage allowing them to cover a wide variety of skin conditions.

What does Veil cover?

Our long-lasting Cover Cream is designed to cover a range of skin imperfections including:

  • Birthmarks
  • Rosacea (redness)
  • Vitiligo (white patches)
  • Tattoos
  • Scars
  • Age spots
  • Moles
  • Broken capillaries
  • Varicose veins
  • Eczema
  • Acne
  • Psoriasis
  • Bruises and post-operative bruising
  • Dark circles
  • Xanthelasma
  • Stretch marks

As well as being great for covering a wide range of skin imperfections, Veil Cover Cream is also perfect for highlighting, contouring and strobing.

What are the benefits of using Veil products?

  • Natural looking
  • Easy to apply
  • Opaque to give covering power
  • Waterproof 
  • Fragrance-free for allergy-free use
  • Contains sunblock to protect delicate and sensitive skin
  • Long-lasting
  • Non-greasy
  • Lightweight
  • Smudge resistant
  • Easy to blend
  • Wide range of natural skin shades
  • Non-chalky
  • Very economical in use

Where can I buy Veil products?

The complete range of products are available to purchase online via our website, please check out our product ranges and purchase through the online store. Veil Cover Cream and Finishing Powder is also available on prescription from your GP.

What is the difference between Cover Cream and an ordinary make-up concealer?

Our Cover Cream offers a higher level of coverage compared to an everyday make-up concealer. The main difference is the content of the pigment - cover creams contain much more pigment compared to high street make-up brands, and therefore you need a lot less of it to achieve excellent results.

How easy is it to match my skin colour?

Veil Cover Cream comes in 48 shades, including specialist shades to cover a range of birthmarks and veins. To get the perfect match, take a look at our Sample Kits which contain 10 different shades of Veil Cover Cream and a Finishing Powder, which you can try at home before purchasing a full-size product. Our Sample Kits are available in 4 different shades, Light, Medium, Dark and our new Double Dark pack which contains 5 of our newest shades.

How are Veil products applied?

Veil can be applied with fingers, sponges or brushes, depending on the area that needs to be covered. Take a look at our tutorials today to find out the most effective way to apply Veil Cover Cream. 

Does Veil Cover Cream contain fragrance?

No, Veil Cover Cream is Fragrance-free.

Can Veil be used on very sensitive skin?

Yes, but it is always advisable to test on a small patch first.

Are there any skin conditions that Veil should not be applied to?

Veil should never be applied to open wounds or broken skin.

Can you wear Veil on the beach or whilst swimming?

Yes, Veil can be used in heat. It is also waterproof allowing you to swim whilst wearing the product. The cream is made virtually smudge-proof by the application of the Finishing Powder.

Is Veil Cover Cream paraben-free?

Veil Cover Cream does not contain any parabens.

Where are Veil products manufactured?

Veil products are manufactured in the United Kingdom.

Do you sell any products to use alongside Veil Cover Cream to treat skin conditions?

Yes, we are currently expanding our range to include treatment products. Our range currently includes:

  • Veil Witch Hazel to treat acne, bruising, burns, diaper rash, redness and rosacea.
  • Veil Yellow Soft Paraffin to treat bruises, burns, cold sores, diaper rash, eczema, skin grafts, keloids, scars, stretch marks and new tattoos.
  • ProEvia to treat dermatitis, diaper rash, dry skin, eczema, itchy skin, psoriasis, redness, rosacea and new tattoos.
  • Dudu Osun African Black Soap to treat dermatitis and eczema.
  • Veil Menthol Cream to treat itchy skin and psoriasis.