Kajal and Kohl - Benefit & Uses, Method Of Application
by Lea Bastian on Dec 05, 2021
What is Kajal /Kohl ?
Kajal is also known as Kohl or Kajol is an Ancient eye care Cosmetics widely used by Middle East , South Asia, South African Peoples.It is mostly worn by Women but also by Some men and Children.
The Kajal is Traditionally made by both Stibnite (sb2s3) and by Charcoal Burnt obtained from burning Organic materials. which was a Black, Sooty Mixture with creamy and smooth consistency.
Aside from its aesthetic appeal, kajal was originally worn as a form of protection for the eye. The belief was that darkening around the lids could shield them from the harsh rays of the sun, while protecting the person wearing it from ‘nazar’, or the evil eye. This superstition still remains today, and explains why many families apply kohl to their toddler's eyes and on their forehead.
Some Essential Oils,Herbs Extracts (Used in Organic Herbal Kajal).
- Camphor in Some Kajal helps us by providing coolness and gives stress relief.It helps subside minor eruptions in the eyes.
- Essential Oils Present in Kajal nourishes the eye ,Improves the Vison and lend a sparkle to the eyes.
- Kajal protects the eyes from sharp Sun rays.
- Applying kajal helps to remove dirt and dust , and relieves watering and burning of eyes due to strain.
Although there are many ways to do this,
we've put together a simple DIY step by step process to help you to achieve stunning Eyes Barely within Five Minutes.
- Glide the Kajal On,
2.Layer it up,
The Secret to long- lasting makeup is Layering .Using a sharp kajal pencil,start lining your eyes from the outer corner and work your way through the inner corner.By this way you will ensure not to get excess product deposited in the inner corners.
3.Intensify the Upper Eyelids,
Work on your upper eyelids by defining it with your Kajal as per your Preferance. You can start by closing your eye and drawing a soft line from the outer corner to the inner corner. Use short strokes for better application and gradually make it thicker according to your wish. This will give you a bold Intense look.
4.It's all Set!!
Don’t forget your eyebrows in the process. Lightly fill them in using the right shade of brow pomade/powder to give your face a more sculpted look. The Maybelline Fashion Brow Duo Shaper is something even beginners can work with, and the results are so on point.
- The Body Shop
- Mama earth (Certified Organic Kajal)
- Blue Heaven
- Forest Essentials (Organic)
- Lotus Herbals (Organic)
Q. Is Kajal is Safe for Our Eyes ?
A.Yes, kajal is very much safe for your eyes. In fact, women in ancient Egypt considered it to be good for the eyes as well! However, you must see to it that it is removed at the end of the day, since your skin needs to breathe as well. Use a gentle makeup remover to remove all makeup, including kajal, before you sleep.
A. Kohl comprises mixed powder and waxes, whereas kajal is made from soot. Kohl glides on more smoothly when compared to kajal, but tends to smudge faster. Kajal lasts longer but it can be difficult to apply and it doesn’t look as intense as kohl.
Q.How do I prevent my kajal from smudging?
A. Firstly, use a smudge-proof kajal. It starts from choosing the product itself. Usually, this alone isn’t enough for most people. Additionally, find a pigmented black eyeshadow. Just as foundation needs to be set with a powder, kajal needs to be set as well.