Kajra Mohabbat Wala: 10 Of The Best Gel Eyeliners To Add All The Drama To Your Eyes


I have honestly never liked liquid eyeliners much. Why would I draw and redraw my wing so carefully and waste so much time and effort when we have gel eyeliners which do the trick in a jiffy? Not just that, they are also surprisingly versatile, you can apply them as it is and they’re really creamy and soft against the skin. You can even smudge them out for a quick smokey eye look. So, let’s have a look at the most long-lasting and smudge-proof formulas in the market.

Best Gel Eyeliners Available In India

You know you can come to us for all your makeup queries and these are the best gel eyeliners that you will find in the market.

Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Gel Eyeliner - Pitch Black

This gel eyeliner pencil delivers a really rich colour along with a clear cut lining. It’s made with waxes and emollients that give a saturated colour and don’t flake. It’s water-resistant and silky soft and has a creamy texture that does not tug at the skin. Twist the product up and apply it on your lids. It even has a built-in sharpener so you’ll get a precise application every time. The best part is that it’s been formulated without parabens, sulfates, gluten, and phthalates.

Pros: Free of parabens, sulfates, gluten, and phthalates

Cons: Expensive

Inglot AMC Eyeliner Gel - 77

This is a really high-intensity waterproof gel eyeliner that has a rich colour pigment. It’s opaque in one swipe and doesn’t smudge or crease. It also dries really fast so you don’t have to wait for really long to open your eyes. For people with sensitive skin, it’s also hypoallergenic. 

Pros: Works for sensitive skin

Cons: High-end product

Kay Beauty Gel Kajal - Onyx

This is a gel kajal and eyeliner pencil that stays put for really long. It’s also one of the best waterproof gel eyeliner which basically doesn’t smudge or budge. It glides on the skin and gives a really intense payoff. It’s infused with chamomile and ceramide so create those cat eyes and dramatic graphic eye looks without any worry!

Pros: Can be used easily

Cons: Needs to be sharpened often for a precise winged eyeliner

Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner - Black Ink

This is one of the best gel eyeliners that makeup artists swear by. It gives a precise line and is sweat and humidity-resistant so you’ll have no problem wearing it in sultry weather. It’s easy to apply and so you can create all sorts of dramatic eye looks for your next girls' night out.   

Pros: Stays put for really long

Cons: Expensive

L'Oreal Paris Super Liner Gel Intenza Eyeliner Profound Black

This is one of the best gel eyeliner in India which is also waterproof and lasts really long. So if you want to pick a product that will last you through the night without streaking or running then this is what you should go for. It can be blended when you apply it as an eyeshadow so for those easy smokey eye looks, this is the one to consider. It also has a high-shine finish that’ll stay on all day.

Pros: Intense colour

Cons: None

PAC Gel Liner Black

If you’re on a budget and looking for good gel eyeliners then this is the one to go for. It glides on easily and delivers an intense colour pay off and lasts for really long without smudging. The applicator brush that comes with it also helps to precisely apply the product. So get ready to rock a dramatic cat eye with this liner.

Pros: Affordable

Cons: Brush needs to be cleaned often

Smashbox Always On Gel Liner - Fishnet (Jet Black) - Mini

This is one of the best gel eyeliner for beginners because it comes in a pencil form that's easy to use. You don’t need any brush with it and you can hold it as per your convenience and draw the wing. It even stays blendable for a few seconds so in that time you can work to create a smokey eye look.

Pros: Easy to apply

Cons: Some might not be comfortable with the pencil 

Kiko Milano Lasting Gel Eyeliner

This is one of best gel eyeliner that stays and gives an opaque colour instantly. You can create a lining on your upper lash line or even go for a graphic eyeliner look. It’s shiny, pigmented and long-lasting. What’s not to love?  

Pros: Very opaque colour

Cons: Doesn’t come with a brush

M.A.C Pro Longwear Fluidline Eyeliner Gel - Blacktrack

This MAC eyeliner is the holy grail gel eyeliner for many makeup artists. It’s silky and soft and gives a really dark colour in one stroke. It stays on for really long and is also smudge-resistant. The product is waterproof and non-acnegenic so people with sensitive and acne-prone skin can use it without being scared. 

Pros: Great for people with sensitive skin

Cons: High-end product

ETUDE HOUSE Easy Fit Gel Eye Liner - 01 Black

One of the best gel eyeliners in India, this one by Etude House is intensely black and creamy so it doesn’t pull at your eyes when you’re applying it. It comes with a brush so you can easily apply a thin line if you want. Trust us, this liner will want you to get on the floating eyeliner trend ASAP. 

Pros: Creamy formula

Cons: Could break down on oily skin


More On Makeup

List Of The Best Drugstore And Luxury Eyeliners In India: Planning to take your eye makeup game up a notch, then this list of luxury and drugstore eyeliners will surely help you out. There’s one for every budget so stay tuned.

Best Liquid Eyeliners in India: Now that you know which gel eyeliners to go for, you should know our fave picks when it comes to liquid formulations. These are the best ones available in the market and beauty buffs will surely love them.

Best Eyeshadow Palette: To go with your eyeliner, these eyeshadow palettes work really well. They’re a mix of matte and glitter ones and both people who like to keep it understated and OTT will find something for themselves.

How To Apply Eyeshadow: If you want to learn how to apply eyeshadow like a pro then this is a comprehensive guide for you. How to pick the right shades and how to create fun looks, it’s all in there. So, give it a read.

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