Rumor has it that the girls at BB headquarters don’t step out without applying a quick swipe of kajal or eye liner. Guess what? The rumor is absolutely true. No makeup look is complete without this beauty staple. Be it a cat-eye flick, wings or colored, you can create any look you want. It’s like your own beauty magic wand, right? And, you don’t even have to stress about the constant touch-ups — most of them are extremely long-lasting.
With a plethora of options available in the market, we know you are spoilt for choice. Well, what are we here for? To help you sort out your beauty woes, of course! Which is why we have picked out some of the best kajals and eyeliner options available in the market, AND they’re all totally affordable.
The Classic Maybelline
A longtime classic. A kajal that has always been on top of our list. Oh yes! We’re talking about the Maybelline New York Colossal Kajal
. It’s the blackest of kohls out there, and you CAN’T doubt the power of this product to transform any look. This kajal is one of the easiest ways to get a smokey eye and it can also double up as a brow product — the intense black shade of this kajal can be used to make your brows appear fuller.
The Sugar Twist
The SUGAR Twist And Shout Fadeproof Kajal
is among those kohls that will stay with you through thick (-est of rains) and thin. Think of this as a clingy boyfriend that just won’t leave your side. Of course, in this case that is a good thing. It’s super easy to apply — all thanks to its steady applicator a.k.a anti-slip grip. What’s even more impressive? The fact that this kajal is free of preservatives and parabens. Use it to create a smokey eye look or just keep it simple, silly!
The L'Oréal Magique
The moment we saw Aishwarya Rai Bachchan line her stunning green eyes with this product, we had our sight set on this one. C’mon, if there’s a kajal that can enhance her eye color, you would want it too. The L'Oréal Paris Kajal Magique
is formulated with Cocoa Butter, Vitamin A and Olive Oil Esters. No wonder it feels like butter on your skin — smooth and soft. For those who wear contact lenses, this kajal is designed for you. The intense kohl won’t cause any damage to your eyes. After all, it’s ophthalmologist-approved.
The Glam Nykaa
When an eye liner promises long stay, you already have a winner in your hands (or on your eyes). It’s even better if it comes in seven colorful shades, apart from the basics. We’re praising the one and only Nykaa GLAMOReyes Liquid Eyeliner
. Embrace the glam diva within you with one swipe of this liquid liner. And, don’t even get us started on its applicator. It glides across the lash line like a dream. On top of that, it’s water-resistant — you can enjoy those pool sessions without a worry.
The Matte-licious Colorbar
Fact of the matte-r is that Colorbar All Matte Eyeliner
is packed with a quick-drying formula, which makes it a must-have in your makeup bag. The liner promises to deliver the deepest pigmentation, aside from being fade-proof and waterproof. Its precise applicator delivers the intense, smooth finish that your eyes crave and deserve. The fact that all Colorbar products are cruelty-free only makes this pick even better. What’s not to love about this liner?
The Epic NYX
If the cat-eye is your thing, we have the perfect match for you — NYX Professional Makeup Epic Ink Liner
. Isn’t the word ‘epic’ a dead giveaway of how good this liner is? Its intensely pigmented formula is highly impressive, and the slender brush tip will create the narrowest line that you will ever encounter. At least, that was the case with us. If you still need more reasons to add this to your cart, did we tell you that it won’t fade away for hours at a stretch?
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