#BeautySchoolBasics: How to Blend Your Kajal Like a Pro!

MissMalini , 26 May 2014
#BeautySchoolBasics with Sarika Motiani
#BeautySchoolBasics with Sarika Motiani

Hello and welcome to a brand new series on MissMalini.com called Beauty School Basics with Sarika Motiani from Smashh the Salon! You’ve seen Sarika create gorgeous makeup looks for me at various events time and time again, now it’s time to learn her tricks and wear your makeup like a professional makeup expert.

First in a our series is how to blend your kajal like a pro, so you don’t end up with raccoon eyes but still look smouldering sexy! Here are all the tools and tips you need to get this look and a 2 minute makeup video tutorial to go with it. Enjoy! :)

WATCH & LEARN!

Step 1: Hydrate around your eyes with any moisturiser that suits your skin.

moisturise your eyes
moisturise your eyes

Tip: Sarika used Elizabeth Arden’s ultra lift and firm moisture creme.

Elizabeth Arden
Elizabeth Arden

Step 2: Line your lower lids with a nude eye shadow to prevent smudging.

nude shadow
nude shadow

Tip: Sarika used eye shadows from the Bobbi Brown smokey eye pallet.

Bobbi Brown
Bobbi Brown

Step 3: Apply kajal in your waterline to define the shape of your eye.

kajal in your waterline
kajal in your waterline

Step 4: Intensify the outer corners of your eyes.

intensify the outer corners
intensify the outer corners

Tip: Sarika used Elizabeth Arden’s kajal pencil in smoky black.

Elizabeth Arden
Elizabeth Arden

Step 5: Use an angled brush to blend well with a brown eye shadow.

use an angled brush
use an angled brush

Sarika used a small angled number 263 brush by MAC for shading and shaping her eyes.

MAC
MAC

Step 6: Lift & line the inside of your upper lids with kajal.

line your upper lid
line your upper lid

Step 7: Use a clean blending brush to soften the edges.

blend and soften
blend and soften

Step 8: Use a concealer to even out your skin-tone beneath the eyes.

conceal under your eye
conceal under your eye

Tip: Sarika used a Bobbi Brown concealer in dark bisque and MAC makeup brush 195.

Bobbi Brown & MAC
Bobbi Brown & MAC

Step 9: Set with a loose powder.

loose powder
loose powder

Tip: Sarika set the concealer with a MAC loose power and MAC makeup brush 217.

MAC
MAC

Step 10: And voila your sexy kajal eyes are ready. Now bat those lovely lashes and flash a mysterious grin!

smouldering kajal
smouldering kajal

Can you think of a makeup lesson you’re dying to learn? Leave us a comment below and we’ll make you a tutorial double quick! New videos every Monday.

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