6 Offbeat Eye Looks With Kajal You Should Try Right Now
That trusted kajal pencil in our makeup bag often gets us wondering if there are more ways to use it.
Well, it’s time to take your relationship with kajal to the next level.
You can easily achieve a host of edgy and experimental eye looks with the help of kajal. Whether you are playing with vibrant colors or experimenting with quirky patterns, you can literally conjure a carnival on your eyes using an eye kajal.
Here we show you 6 offbeat eye makeup looks you can pull off with kajal and get everyone talking about your eyes.
Sultry Spirit with Reverse Cat Eyes
From Kim K to Deepika Padukone, everyone has tried out the reverse cat-eye look. Extra brownie points to this look for it is easily achievable with a kajal. The reverse cat eye makeup is the upside-down version of the winged eyeliner. The good news is that this look gives an elongated and feline effect to the eyes and flatters all eye shapes.
Step 1: Line your lower lash line using our Just Smoky Kajal in Just Black.
Step 2: Now extend the line slightly upwards from the outer corner to create a winged effect. On the inner corner too, extend the eyeliner and pull it into a sharp wing.
Step 3: Now smudge the kajal using a smudger brush for a smoky and sultry effect.
Step 4: Add more pop to the eyes by applying lengthening mascara to your lashes.
Keep ‘em Guessing with Black Smokey Eyes
Nothing tops a smokey eye look when it comes to making your eyes look magnetic. This eye makeup look is a universally flattering one that looks good on all eye shapes and works for all occasions. And did you know you could create the classic black smokey eye look using only a kajal? Here’s how.
Step 1: Prep your eyelids with a concealer and dust loose powder on the lids
Step 2: Line your upper lash line with a bold stroke of Just Smoky Kajal.
Step 3: Using the in-built smudger, blend out the stroke upwards to get a gradient and diffused effect
Step 4: Line your lower lash line too and smudge it out
Step 5: Finish the look by applying a light shimmery shade on the inner corner. Coat your lashes with mascara.
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Vintage Vibes with White Kajal
A simple stroke of white kajal on the lower waterline gives ‘retro’ vibes to your eyes. If you are already bored of wearing a black kajal on the lower lash line, a white eye kajal pencil will allow you to experiment while keeping it subtle. Plus, it is the best tool to make your eyes look bigger and wider. Here’s how you can achieve a Classic Hollywood Glam Eye Look with a white kajal:
Step 1: Line your upper lash line with black eyeliner. To create a wing, make a tiny flick on the corner, join it with the upper lash line, and fill in the newly-formed triangle.
Step 2: Line your lower waterline with our All-Rounder Pencil in Innocent White. Since this pencil is highly pigmented, you may go in with a light stroke first and gradually build up the color if you want more drama.
Step 3: Complete the look with a volumizing mascara and red lipstick.
Catch ‘em off Guard with Color Kajal
A color kajal can pull an entire look together, it’s just that the world isn’t awakened to its power as yet. For example, Kriti’s blue kajal in this look is not just complementing her blue dress but is also oozing quirk in equal measure. Here’s how you can make your eyes stand out by using color kajal on the lower lash line.
Step 1: After priming your eyelids, blend a light brown eyeshadow on your eyelids up to the crease.
Step 2: Taking our I-Glide Eye Pencil in the shade Electra, line your lower lash line.
Step 3: Set the color by going over the kajal strokes with blue eyeshadow.
Step 4: Complete the look with generous coats of mascara.
High on Dreams with Floating Liner
An eye makeup look that has been lately trending all over social media is floating eyeliner. While it may look weird to you at first, let’s just admit that it is futuristic in every sense of the word. And the easiest way for a beginner to achieve this look is by using a kajal pencil. Here’s how you pull it off with Silver Kajal:
Step 1: Prime your eyelids with a concealer to make your kajal last long.
Step 2: Firstly, line your upper lash line with I-Glide Eye Pencil in the shade Sterling Silver.
Step 3: Draw a flick on the outer corner with the pencil the same way you do while creating your winged liner.
Step 4: Now to draw the floating liner, start from the tip of the flick and mimic your crease. Make sure you draw the floating liner slightly above the crease. You can leave the liner midway or extend it till the inner corner of your eyes. It all depends on how much drama you want.
Keep it Simple like Kiara
Basics will always be relevant. And the biggest proof of that is Kiara Advani’s girl-next-door look in Shershaah. This eye makeup look blew up primarily because it used kajal to its full potential to make the eyes attractive. This look is great for those who want to spice up their look but also want to keep it low-key. Here’s how you create Kiara Advani’s eye look using kajal.
Step 1: Shape and fill in your eyebrows using an eyebrow pencil.
Step 2: Tightline your eyes using Mesmereyes Kajal.
Step 3: Apply a neutral eyeshadow to your lids to add a slight hint of color.
Step 4: Taking the same Mesmereyes Kajal, draw a bold stroke on the lower lash line and give it a slight smudge with a smudger brush.
Step 5: Complete the look with mascara.
Conclusion: For a Traditional Look, Don’t Forget the Bindi and Jhumkas
So these were the 6 unique kajal looks we genuinely think you should give a try. The year is almost coming to its end, so you better own them with magnificent eyes. Line your eyes with nothing but magic!