Spider veins will happen as you age unless you are one of the very lucky. While they are not usually bothersome physically, they may give you pause if they are exposed when wearing a dress or capris. Spider veins get their name from the web of red or blue veins that often start to spread across your legs as you age. They’re dilated superficial blood vessels like varicose veins, but smaller and closer to the skin. Spider veins are often in areas behind the knee. If you feel self-conscious about them but want to wear your favorite short skirt, Jane Iredale has some camouflaging techniques. Take a look!