Arey mera kajal kahan chala gaya? – you wonder aloud at times while getting ready to step out. Whether you’re a without-kajal-my-makeup-is-incomplete kinda girl or you like putting it on only when you want to, it is a must-have beauty weapon in every girl’s makeup box. However, much to your disappointment, there are some kajals out there that bleed when you sweat or get wet in the rain. But, at the same time, there are some more that listen to your demands and offer you exactly what you are looking for.
Toh der kis baat ki? Here are 13 waterproof kajals that you can swear by across seasons and #BeALittleMore confident about your eye makeup.
1. Lakmé Eyeconic Kajal
It is quite understandable why the Lakmé Eyeconic Kajal is one of the most popular kajals. And it has been so since the time of its launch. Known for the jet black tint that it offers and its long-lasting quality, makes it one of the most coveted products of its kind. Wear it the traditional way or experiment with other trends, you can never go wrong with this one.
Best Price: Rs 220
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2. Revlon Colorstay One-Stroke Defining Eyeliner Kajal
True to its name, the Revlon Colorstay One-Stroke Defining Eyeliner Kajal saves you from the perils of the product smudging, smearing, and fading. It glides on your waterline like silk without you tearing up. The pigments used are fast, making it waterproof. Want to add some drama to your eyes? This is definitely one of the kajals that you must try.
Best Price: Rs 604
3. Maybelline New York The Colossal Kajal
This one gives the Lakmé Eyeconic Kajal a run for its money with its sheer quality. Apart from its intense black colour, it is smudge-proof for 24 hours and is equally water-proof and long-lasting. This all day wear is crafted with the goodness of vitamin C and E, and the soothing properties of aloe vera.
Best Price: Rs 180
4. L’Oreal Paris Kajal Magique Bold
The favourite of many of its loyal users, this kajal glides effortlessly on your waterline, taking your charm to a whole new level altogether. Iss mein vitamin E ki kami nahi hai, which ensures that it is safe to use for your eyes, even if you are wearing contact lenses. The pigment lasts for as long as 14 hours and is also smudge-proof and water-proof.
Best Price: Rs. 299
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5. SUGAR Kohl Of Honour Intense Kajal
The richly-pigmented kohl offers ultra-intense pigmentation, while its creamy texture is exactly what you need for a fuss-free application. It lasts for 12 hours and is also waterproof. Its budge-proof quality bestows upon you the confidence to smile, laugh, sweat, and tear up, without your kajal smearing. It is transfer-resistant and paraben-free, all thanks to natural ingredients like sunflower seed oil and carnauba wax, among others.
Best Price: Rs 249
6. Himalaya Pure Expression Kajal
The Himalaya Pure Expression Kajal takes forward the traditional homemade recipe for making kajal by staying true to its roots. The herbal kajal makes the optimal use of the natural ingredients that it is made from – almond oil, rose, camphor, triphala, licorice, and vetiver. The kajal stays clear of parabens, synthetic colours, and mineral oils. It is smudge-proof and water-proof, apart from being meant for being a long-wear.
Best Price: Rs 162
7. KIRO All Day Comfort Kajal Liner
Kiro Beauty swears by its vegan, cruelty-free vision. Hence, this kajal is blessed with the power of 100% natural ingredients like jojoba seed oil and marula oil. Apart from being safe for use, it is also transfer-proof and smudge-resistant. Specifically curated for long wear, it laast 10 hours as an eye liner and 7 hours as a kajal. This skin care-infused product is devoid of parabens.
Best Price: Rs 680
8. Plum NaturStudio All-Day-Wear Kohl Kajal
The brand is synonymous with its vegan, cruelty-free, all-natural skin care and makeup products. This kajal embodies all these qualities, giving it an edge over other kajals, especially among those who are ardent supporters of veganism and animal rights. It is boosted with natural ingredients like vitamin E, hydrogenated castor oil, and rice bran wax. This kajal is devoid of parabens, silicones, phthalates, SLS – ingredients that have a harmful effect on your skin and eyes. Not to mention the advantages of its long-lasting and smudge-proof qualities. What’s more, it comes with a sharpener.
Best Price: Rs 371
9. Kay Beauty Waterproof 24 Hour Kajal
Katrina Kaif’s beauty venture is built on the foundation of being vegan, cruelty-free, and paraben-free. Fortified with 100% natural ingredients like chamomile and ceramide, offers a 24-hour stay, as suggested by the name. It is not just waterproof, last-lasting and smudge-resistant, its highly pigmented formula adds instant drama to your eyes.
Best Price: Rs 249
10. Mamaearth Charcoal Black Long Stay Kohl Pencil
Mamaearth has recently made its foray into the world of makeup, a diversification from its skin care products that it initially specialised in. Certified toxin-free, the rich pigments of the kajal ensures that it lasts for 11 hours and is also smudge-free and waterproof. It is enriched with the goodness of chamomile and castor oil. You get to lay your hands on a free sharpener when you choose to buy this kajal.
Best Price: Rs 499
11. Faces Canada UltimePro HD Deep Black One Stroke Kajal
The name of the kajal defines the kind of pigment that it offers and its easy application method. Powered with smooth one-stroke application, the kajal is closely associated with its long-lasting and intense pigment. It comes with a sharpener and is perfect for adding definition to your expressive eyes. Not just that, the brand products are not tested on animals.
Best Price: Rs 456
12. Colorbar Just Smoky Eye Kajal
From the house of Colorbar, a cruelty-free and vegetarian brand, this kajal offers a transfer-resistant, smudge-proof, and waterproof formula. The malmal texture ensures a smooth finish, while the high-pigmented tint lasts for upto 12 hours. The kajal is free of paraben, mineral oil, and formaldehydes. This kajal has an in-built smudger that enables you to add more definition to your eyes.
Best Price: Rs 556
13. Forest Essentials Gulaab Khaas Kajal
Known for its easy, one-stroke application, the creamy texture of this kajal is to die for. Wearing this kajal is hassle-free, while keeping irritants at bay. The intense colour pigmentation is yet another of its appealing features and is apt for defining your eyes, without changing its natural shape and colour. When the goodness of coconut oil, rose, and pure cow’s ghee goes into the making of this kajal, can badhiya quality be far behind?
Best Price: Rs 775
Waterproof kajals are a necessity in every woman’s makeup kitty. Your beauty collection remains undoubtedly incomplete without at least one of these in it. When you can get your hands on a host of other pros, apart from them being waterproof, need you wait any further? Do you use any other waterproof kajal other than the ones listed above? Quickly share with us in the comment section below.
Disclaimer: The prices mentioned are true to today’s date. They are subject to change.
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