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Leg Makeup: 2 Steps to Cover Up Leg Veins with Makeup

  • 2 min read


Hello, summer wedding season! This is the time of year where showing a little leg is practically a requirement but wearing stockings is the last thing we want to do. How else can a woman get flawless-looking legs without out them? A pair of sheer pantyhose can have the benefit of smoothing down last night's guacamole fest and covering up leg veins, scrapes from weeding the garden and any other bug bites turned what-the-heck-happened, but, let's face it, they're hot on 90-degree days!

The Best Way to Cover Up Leg Veins

So, if you want to say no to stockings, but look like you have flawless Hollywood starlet legs, we have a trick for you...Glow Time BB Cream and Golden Shimmer Face & Body Lotion. That's right, all you need is a bit of two products you probably already own to cover up leg veins or any other marks on your legs.

Leg Makeup Pro Tips

Wondering how to hide varicose veins and other imperfections? If you want to cover up leg veins like a pro, here's a quick video tutorial.

  • Apply Glow Time with a Blending Brush to the areas where veins are most prominent. First, use a stippling motion to apply the product then blend it out using quick circular strokes.
  • Next, apply Golden Shimmer using the same technique.
  • Spritz your leg with your favorite Hydration Spray to set the makeup for a long-lasting airbrushed finish.

The 60-second Version

Applying makeup for veins on legs doesn't have to be complicated. If you're in a rush and don't have time to carefully apply Glow Time BB Cream and Golden Shimmer with a Blending Brush, then use your hands! Here's how to cover up leg veins in 60-seconds or less. Squirt equal parts Glow Time BB Cream and Golden Shimer in your hands. Rub them together to combine the mixture. Then, apply it like you would lotion. Goodbye to pantyhose, hello airbrushed legs!

Tell Us Your Beauty Hacks

Do you have a great beauty hack using jane iredale makeup? Share them in the comments below for a chance to have it featured on our blog or on the @janeiredale social media channels. p.s. See other video tutorials on the jane iredale YouTube channel.
Chelsea Simmons

Chelsea Simmons

Chelsea began her beauty journey in 2010 as a fashion and beauty freelancer at Ladies’ Home Journal magazine. There she had the chance to test and review hundreds of products while quickly falling for the benefits the clean makeup she tried. After leaving the magazine industry, she worked as a publicist for international fragrance and beauty brands until 2016 when she landed at jane iredale. Here, she has discovered liquid eyeliner doesn’t have to burn her eyes, foundation doesn’t have to feel heavy, and that the jane iredale Global Educators truly have the best beauty hacks. Since then, she’s shared her 10+ years of experience with you on The Good Glow Blog.