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The eyes are the windows to the soul and all one requires to make them stand out is a bold line of Kajal. You could be tired and stressed out and yet a sweep of jet black kohl can hide much of your fatigue and help you put your best foot forward. Even before the fancier brands had entered the market, Indian women made their own kajal at home. This list will help you find the best kohl for yourself, be it matte or glossy, waterproof or regular and at a price point that you are comfortable with. After all, every woman should have a chance to pick the best product suited to their requirement and within their budget.
Here is the list of best brands for Kajal in India
1. Best Lakme Kajal
Lakme had revolutionized the Indian cosmetic market like no other and it still continues to hold on to its spot even among the plethora of international brands flooding the market today. The Eyeconic, the Absolute range and the 9 to 5 range of kajals are most preferred kohls. The prices range from Rs 180 to Rs 750. There are also green and blue variants available.
2. Best Maybelline Kajal
Both Maybelline New York and Maybelline Paris do steady business in India and their kohls and kajals are some of the best. They are long lasting and remain smudge free for 22 hours or more. One swipe of their kajal is enough for well defined eyes that last through the day. The price ranges from Rs 200 to Rs 850.
3. Best L’Oreal Kajal
L’Oreal always makes it worth it and the Magique is best suited for the Indian market. There are a number of other kohls and gel eyeliners from the brand which are great for daywear as well as for a fashionable night out. The price ranges from Rs 250 to R1200 depending upon the product and the reviews are almost always good.
4. Best Himalaya Kajal
Those who want to go organic all the way may opt for Himalaya kajal. It is made from natural ingredients and hence is great for those who are sensitive around the eye area or simply want to stay away from chemical based cosmetics. The prices of the products range from Rs 200 to Rs 450.
5. Best Biotique Kajal
Biotique is another herbal brand and their kajals are one of the best. Made with 100% organic ad natural ingredients, Biotique kajals also soothes the eyes and they are great for those who have sensitive skin around the eye area. There are no animal testing of their products. The kajal is one of the best in the Indian market because it of its jet black color. The prices range from Rs 200 to Rs 450.
6. Best Lotus Herbals Kajal
Since herbal cosmetics are all the rage today, Lotus Herbals have brought out their new range of kohl which glides on very smoothly. The unique shape of the kajal makes it easier to apply and the kajal stays put for hours and yet can be removed very easily leaving no smudges behind. Prices of the kajal range between Rs 180 and Rs 450.
7. Best Chambor Kajal
Chambor makes premium kajals for the Indian woman and the top makeup artists opt for them because of their smudge proof formula and easy application. The Dazzle Eye Liner pencil is one of their top products and they are also very handsomely packaged. The prices of the kajal range from Rs 550 to Rs 1400.
8. Best NYX Professional Kajal
NYX Professional is one of the best brands to opt for if one wants truly great finish to their eyes. The eye liner or kohl pencil is one of the best in the industry and is a favorite in all the fashion weeks. The color is bold and is sure to make the wearer stand out in a crowd. Range starts from Rs 2500 and can go up to Rs 7800.
9. Best MAC Kajal
MAC has wide range of eyeliner and kajal options, ranging from their MAC Kohl power eye pencil to MAC liquid eye liner, from the Pro Longwear Fluidline to Brushstroke Liner. The range of the kajal starts from RS 1400 and can go up to Rs 5500, depending on the product. Since MAC opened its doors to the Indian market, it is fast becoming a brand that most are opting for.
10. Best Revlon Kajal
The Revlon kajal pencil gives a sharp look to the wearer and the jet black color makes the eyes stand out. It is great for a night out and is water resistant as well, which makes it great for the Indian climate. The kajal is priced at Rs 225 which is a comfortable price point in the Indian market.