Saturday, 10 January 2015

Veil Cover Cream

Sorry I've been away for the last few days! I've got this cold bug going around and I've been sleeping so much, I just haven't had the time or energy to blog! However never fear because I'm back today with Veil Cover Cream!

I was sent a sample kit of Veil Cover Cream to give a go! As you may know I do suffer with blotchy redness on my face for some reason and I normally cover it up with concealer or a thicker foundation. So this was a product I was definitely up for trying!

 I have to admit this is a sample kit you really DO need to get if you're going to purchase this product, as the colour I would have picked out was totally the wrong shade and I looked like a vampire. 
This is the 'light' sample kit.

The kit contains 12 shades and two powders, a full set of instructions and some before & afters.
What I found really nice was the colors are mixable so if your skin doesn't match a shade completely you can mix other colors in to make your perfect match. 

Top row (left to right) - Natural, Natural Medium, Dark, Peach, Almond & Oyster
Bottom row (left to right) - Cream, Vanilla, Wheat, Natural Light, Biscuit & Medium.

Now going from those swatches I would have picked 'Wheat' but I ended up being an 'Oyster'

I apologise now for the pictures of me without makeup but needs must!

So there are my lovely before photos! I always get red blotches around my cheek/nose & chin area I currently have some on my forehead but they are spots from me being a fatty at Christmas and eating everything I shouldn't!

Here are my afters! Both set of photos are taken in natural light.
As you can see my afters are A LOT different to my befores! There is still some light redness but it's actually a HUGE difference!
Obviously this is minus my usual makeup and although you don't need to at all I probably would go over with a light covering of my usual foundation just as I would like too!

The product itself is actually quiet thick and a little really does go ALONG way! It's also super easy to blend & mix and has some good staying power. I also like the fact that is does go matte, as I'm a massive fan of a matte face.

Now in the before and after examples that come in the box it does show a lady with an entire chest tattoo covered. So I convinced the hubby ( to let me have a play on his lovely tattoos and heres what happened.

This took about 6 layers with some powder in between the layers but overall we were both really impressed with the outcome! Up close was a tad more obvious but once he stood a few feet away you really couldn't tell he was as heavily tattooed as he is!

Overall I've been really impressed with Veil Cover Cream. It is a bit of a heavy product but you don't need a lot and it does cover up anything you want really well.
I would totally recommend this product if you need something heavier than a traditional foundation to cover something!

You can find out more about Veil Cover Cream over on their website or follow them on Twitter

Have you tried any similar products? 
Until next time,

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