Kajal : Use this DIY method to make chemical free kajal at home




Kajal gives eyes the fine look that makes it appear bold and stunning on the face. Kajal or Kohl is one of the most used make-up products by women. Women may or may not use make-up but they will rarely leave the house without Kajal. This product is processed with many chemicals if a person buys it from a store. However, you can even prepare natural kajal at home that is chemical-free. 


  • 50 ml sesame oil (til ka tel) or pure cow ghee
  • One Big Silver lamp that can accommodate 50 ml oil/ghee (If silver is not available, any other lamp will do)
  • Long thick cotton wick
  • Copperplate that is used in Poojas.

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Procedure to make Kajal at home

Step 1: Making kajal is not as tough as people generally find it. Bring half tablespoon of ghee or oil aside and pour the rest into the lamp, put a cotton wick and light it.

Step 2: Cover the top of the lamp with a copper plate so that the flame touches it. Allow the lamp to burn for as long as the oil burns. This might take approximately 8-10 hours.

Step 3: When the oil burns itself away, a thick powdery black residue will appear on the copper plate, which is the base of the kajal. Now, use the half teaspoon of oil which was kept away, and pour it into the black residue properly.

Step 4: Rub the entire residue and oil for at least one or two minutes. Too thin and it will smudge, too thick and it will be in lumps. The kajal is ready. Store it at room temperature for two or three hours before use.

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Disclaimer: This information is taken from different beauty sources. It is advisable to be cautious while using a burning lamp for the procedure. In case you are allergic to any of the ingredients, please discontinue the use immediately.