By Mary Rose Almasi, REDBOOK
Those first few itsy, bitsy spider veins on our legs were no biggie. (Outta sight, outta mind.) But at some point in our 30s, the suckers started to multiply. Then a couple of the other, varicose kind appeared-and we found ourselves parked in front of the mirror, scrutinizing the backs of our legs with furrowed brows. Can you relate?
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Unfortunately, there's no way to prevent varicose and spider veins, but there is something you can do about them. In the past, vein-zapping treatments were lengthy and painful, but today, they can be done in an hour or less with virtually no pain and only minor bruising. (What doesn't work, however, are creams that promise to magically slather veins away-they sound too good to be true, and they are.) If you're thinking about taking action on your leg veins, here are the pros and cons to consider, plus one simple camouflage trick that works on everyone.
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