Review: Skin Doctors Vein Away

Wednesday, 10 November 2010


What they say: (From the back of the box) Reduce the appearance of spide veins, broken capillaries and burst blood vessels in just weeks! This potent formulation is jamp packed with the latest skincare breakthroughs to help diminish the appearance of spider veins, broken capillaries and burst blood vessels. Formulated to contain a high dose of Vitamin K for an incredible effect, Vein Away Plus also contains Vitamin A to hasten delivery of these vital ingredients for faster, more dramatic results.

Price: £7.99 from TK Maxx (RRP £19.99)

What I think: I have been using Vein Away Plus every morning and evening for just over a month now. The product is recommended to be applied after a warm shower or bath when the pores are open for absorption.

Vein Away Plus can be used all over the body and the face. I've been using it around my nose and on my chin, because I have some mild broken capillaries in those areas. Due to only using it on those localised areas, I'm sure the 100ml in the tub will last me absolutely ages! The product has a nice consistency and massages well into the skin leaving little residue. It has a sort-of fresh, almost lemony scent to it, which is pleasant and not overpowering.

So far, I really can't say that I've seen much of an improvement of the areas I've been using it on. For now, I would not have recommended this product, because it has done nothing for me. However, I will persevere with the product for a longer period of time and update you about the progress and whether or not my opinion of this product has changed. I can however, definitely say that this product isn't for someone that wants to see quick results, it takes time and patience, remembering to apply it religiously.

Do any of you have broken capillaries/spider veins? Have you found any good products that help them?

Thank you for reading. xoxo, Joy

8 comments:

  1. Hi! I am Surendra when I was suffering from skins problem then I heard about Klinik Esthetika which is in Delhi. I was take their service and after two months my skin problem is solved. Thanks to Klinik Esthetika .This clinic provided best treatment for us in Skin Specialist in Delhi .This clinic is very best for all skin problem.


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    1. I'm glad their services worked for you!

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  2. I.heard hemroid cream with a q tip very tiny amount on effected area instant results but a clinic with a few treatments will clear them up permanently prob cost between £200 & £400 or £50 a session price dependant on severity of skin so.if only 2 sesh required £100 they laser the area small scab appears drops.off problem solved haven't had it done.myself but i read up about it when i came across it in a book :)

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    1. Hope this was some help Joy. Posted 5th Feb. Julie

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    2. I've never heard of that, will have to look into it. Yeah, I was considering having it treated but decided against it in the end. If it bothers me more, that may be the route I pick... Thanks for your comment Julie :) x

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  3. A combination of fair skin, the Australian sun and heavy partying in the previous decade had caused quite noticeable broken capillaries on my forehead, cheeks and nose. Around 15 years ago I tried Skin Doctors Vein Away , following the directions, but although it smelled nice, I did not find it worked for me. I then had the laser treatment done. True, the treatment was quite pricey, but the effect on my self confidence made it well worth it. It doesn't hurt much..a minor sting..and then it forms small scabs. You have to remain out of direct sunlight for about 4 days. Scabs fall off and you look great. After 15 years, a few new ones have appeared so am going back again soon. It is worth it.

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