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. 

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

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 contains much more pigment than the high street make-up brands, and therefore you need a lot less of it and it looks less obvious.

How easy is it to match my skin colour?

Veil Cover Cream comes in 42 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 12 different shades of Veil COver Cream and a Finishing Powder, which you can try at home before purchasing a full-size product

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 ou the most effective way to apply Veil. 

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 and can be worn in water. The cream is made virtually smudgeproof by the application of the Finishing Powder.