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Best Kajal & Eye Pencils of 2020 Available in India

Updated: Jun 26, 2020

Top best kajal or eye pencils of 2020 available online in India.

Kajals are versatile! No matter what, none other makeup items can provide you with the divergent looks and appearance as the kajal does. True, isn't it?

If nothing else but just 2 strokes of kajal is more than enough to enhance your beauty! And that's why every girl has an unwavering bond with it! Over time you must have sorted out your favorites and I know you are still true-blue towards them. But, don't you feel trying out new brands of kajal or liner can really provide you the pros you were missing in your current favorite ones? Yes, you definitely will!

I always get this question from many of you - "Hey Swati, can you suggest some good kajal pencils or gel liners available in the market?" And I definitely love to help them out! So here I am to guide all others who really have this question in their mind and for those who wanted to come out of the box try out something new!

I've listed the best kajal and eye pencils of 2020 available in India, so that it becomes easy for you to stay updated on what’s latest! You just need to click on the names to make a purchase of your favourite ones.

1) Lotus Herbals Kajal -

This has an highly pigmented deep black smudge proof formula.It's enriched with botanical extracts of almond oil which provides a smooth application without tugging or flakiness. Lasts for around 6-7 hours without smudging.

Pros -

100% Vegetarian

Free of Paraffin, Animal Oil and Preservatives

Last up to 6-7 hours


Easy and smooth application

Suitable for people using contact lens

Cons -

Not retractable

A bit expensive compared to other kajal brands.

Maybelline New York Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner -

This one is an absolute smudge-proof gel liner which lasts for around 9-10 hours( unless you rub it very harsh with your fingers).It comes along with an expert eyeliner brush for easy application. Since it has a super-concentrated oil-free formula it provides you with a matte look.

Pros -

It is absolutely smudge-proof and Water-proof.

Easy to create bold , winged liner styles using the expert eyeliner brush.

Provides a matte look.

Glides smoothly on your eyes.

A Value pack as it can be used for a longer period.


Cannot be applied on your waterlines.

Not apt for people who loves glossy finish.

Doesn't last you for 36 hrs as claimed.

Faces Canada Ultime Pro Intense Gel Kajal

It is a highly pigmented gel eye pencil , formulated to provide a high definition look with one single stroke. It's easy to apply and smudge-proof. Comes along with a sharpener and a smudger to provide you a smoky look. It also has a long lasting formula.


Highly pigmented.

Provides intense black shade.

Has a smudger to create a smoky look.

Gel formula which last for around 5-6 hrs.

Can we even used in the waterline.


Smudges completely if rubbed with fingers.

Sharpening can cause some wastage of the product.

A bit tedious to sharpen the pencil.

Faces Magnet Eyes Kajal -

One of my most favorite and affordable eye pencil. It' a paraben free product and has a unique smudge and fade proof formula which makes it transfer resistant and last longer. It's highly pigmented and super soft and hence provides a smooth application .

Pros -

It's enriched with antioxidants and minerals and is completely paraben free.

Highly Pigmented

Super Affordable ( Below 120 rupees)

Gives an intense black creamy texture.

Gives a smooth application without tugging or pulling the skin.

Lasts without smudging for around 3-4 hrs max.


It is not a very long lasting , hence need to reapply.

Smudges a bit after 3-4 hrs.

Colorbar All-Rounder Pencil -

This one is a 3 in 1 product that can be used as a Kajal, Eyeliner and Lip Liner.It claims to be highly pigmented and has long lasting formula.No added preservatives and it glides smoothly while applying.


3 in one product.

Travel friendly.

Highly pigmented

Lasts for around 7-8 hours.

Waterproof formula

Intense matte finish

Cons -

Black and blue colors may not be suitable for the lips.

Smudges when rubbed with fingers.

Not for the ones who loves glossy finish.

A bit expensive.

Rimmel London Exaggerate Waterproof Eye Definer -

This pencil comes with a smudger at one end to help you create a smoky look. It gives an intense black waterproof color and is very well pigmented. It has a super soft texture which glides smoothly on eyes and waterlines. Best waterproof eye pencil which comes in wide range of colours.

Pros -

Provides intense black colour.

It's soft and glides smoothly on eyes.

Best for the waterlines

Waterproof and hence suitable for sensitive eyes.


Specially formulated to give the best smoky look.


The smudger is not very soft on eyes.

Smudges easily.

Colorbar Just Smoky Kajal -

This pencil gives you a intense and defined eye look with it's dark and creamy texture. It is fully water and smudge proof that goes a long way.Also , it's very safe for the waterlines.It comes with a built-in smudger that is as soft as a cushion which can be used to demystify the art of smoky eyes.

Comes in a wide range of colors.

Pros -

Provides an intense and black defined look

Has a soft and creamy texture.

easy to apply .

Lasts super long for around 8-9 hours.

Water and smudge proof formula

The built in smudger is soft and does a decent job.

Cons -

Requires sharpening when it becomes blunt.

Need to smudge within a minute of application to create a smoky look.

Slightly pricey , but it's worth the money!

Lakme Eyeconic Kajal -

This one is another most common and budget friendly long lasting kajal. This pencil has a good pigmentation and lasts for good 8 hours. Can be used on waterlines and is easy to apply. Provides a smooth and black texture and is non glossy. It's also available in other colors.


Good pigmentation

Lasts for about 8 hours.

It's smudge and water proof.

Give a matte finish.


Available in other colours.


Does not stay very long in the waterlines.

And break off easily if applied with pressure.

L'Oreal Paris Super Liner Gel Intenza Eyeliner -

This well pigmented gel liner comes in a very luxurious packaging. This has a very well pigmented formula and lasts for about 9-10 hrs. Though a bit expensive , it's worth every penny as it goes a long way. Travel friendly and does not budge once it sets.

Pros -

Has very good pigmentation.

Lasts for a good 9-10 hours.

Completely waterproof and Smudge proof

Travel friendly

Does not chip or flake.

Great packaging


Cannot be used for the waterlines.

Expensive , but worth investing.

36 hours claim may be exaggerated.

Colorbar Cosmetics MesmerEyes Kajal -

It's uniquely nourishing blend of skin-loving vitamins and hyaluronic acid hugs your skin for 10 hours. It comes with a good pigmentation and lasts for a longer period without smudging at all. It contains no parabens and mineral-oils.


Provides a intense bold matte look.

Glides smoothly on the eyelids.

Has a super soft and creamy texture.

Best for creating any look.


Long lasting and smudge proof

Transfer resistant.

Mineral oil, Preservative and Paraffin free.


Smudges when rubbed , hence not 100% smudge proof.

Fades a bit after 4-5 hours for oily skin people

Maybelline New York Colossal Kajal , Super Black -

This one is far better than the other Maybelline colossal kajal. It provides 2 times darker intense look . You will experience a smooth application as it's enriched with vitamin E oils.It has a water proof and smudge proof formula.

Pros -

Well pigmented

Water proof and smudge proof

Provides a smooth application

2 times intense black shade.

Provides a bold definition.

Cons -

May seem a bit pricey for some.

House of Makeup Waterproof Black Kajal

I recently came across this at tried it out. To my surprise to gave me such amazing results that I had to include it in the best category.The gel formula glides on smoothly and softly, delivering the blackest of black which stays quite longer.You can create dramatic matte and smokey eyes which are bold and intense. It has water proof and smudge proof formula.


Highly pigmented.

Water proof and smudge proof

Pay off is incredible without tugging.

No budging and lasts for good 10-12 hrs.

The formula is vegan, cruelty-free and paraben-free.


A bit pricey, but you can even try out their super affordable version -( House of Makeup Oh My Black Waterproof and Smudge-free Black Kajal )

Miss Claire One Stroke Kajal Super Black Kajal -

This budget friendly eye pencil has a good long lasting formula and is well pigmented. It is suitable for both eyelids and waterlines.Glides smoothly and provides an one stroke application formula.

Pros -

Well pigmented

Fairly long lasting

Smudge and Water proof formula

Easy to apply and smooth in texture

Budget friendly

Cons - Can wear off if rubbed frequently.

Revlon Photo Ready Kajal -

This is a unique dual sided eye pencil. One side has an intense black liner while the other has a nude creamy liner. This pencil has a good pigmentation and is solely for people with small eyes. The nude pencil can be used in the waterline to make the eyes look bigger. Does not irritate your eyes.


Good pigmentation

Best for people with small eyes

Nude shade can be used to pop up your eyes.


Easy and smooth application

Stays for 3-4 hours

Cons -

Smudges after few hours


M.A.C Pro Longwear Fluidline -

If you want to invest in a very good brand then MAC is the best. I had purchased this before my wedding for my bridal makeup.This has an ultra- smooth formula which glides flawlessly on the eyes. Highly pigmented and long lasting. Comes with a brush to simplify the process of application.


Highly Pigmented

Smudge proof and water proof formula

Super long lasting

Ultra - smooth texture

Soft brush which does a pretty good job.


Expensive but I feel you should definitely give it a try.

If you prefer eye pencil over gel liner then go for M.A.C Powerpoint Eye Pencil.

Now you have got a whole list of the best eye pencils / kajals available online ! So don't waste your time , just go click on the listed names and give it a try !

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