Kajal isn't just a makeup product; it's a feeling. Even makeup amateurs know how dramatically eyes can change with a mere stroke of kajal. From simply defined to sultry and smoked out, it's no surprise that kajal is a must-have in every makeup kit. But we didn't say it was all good. When applying kajal on the upper and lower waterlines and lashlines, you may find it smudged over the eyelids and under eye areas in a matter of hours. As no one wants the dreaded smudge of kajal to ruin the eye makeup look they spent so much time over, we've got the tricks to fix it today.
Eye Makeup Tips To Prevent Kajal From Smudging
For kajal that stays gorgeous and smudge-free all through the day, all you need to do is follow these makeup tips.
1. Pick The Right Kajal
It's a no-brainer that long-staying kajal will last longer. Ensure yours is smudge-proof and water-proof as they will avoid messy smudges for a longer period of time.
2. Set With Powder
Dust a light coat of transluscent setting powder over your eyelids and under eye area before you apply kajal. While it won't be visible, it will prevent oil from seeping through and upsetting the eye makeup.
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3. Eyeshadow To The Rescue
Once you've applied kajal, go over it once more with eyeshadow in the same shade. This will act as a setting coat to help it sit well in place.
4. Prime Your Lids
Before applying kajal, apply eye primer over your lids and under eye area. This will allow for makeup that lasts longer without the chance of smudging.
5. Sandwich Your Kajal
Once you've applied kajal, sandwich it with gel eyeliner in the same shade. This will help it adhere better to the skin and prevent oil from affecting it.
6. Keep Eye Makeup Handy
No matter how much you try, sometimes things just don't go according to plan. For times like that when your kajal refuses to stay put, keep makeup wipes, kajal and face powder handy to fix any damage.
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