An Indian Family at Red Fort in Old Delhi

Many of the children (girls and boys) wear eyeliner around their eyes. Applying kajal (kohl made from combining the soot from oil lamps with castor oil) supposedly wards off the evil eye. I don’t know if that is why people do it now, but it is very striking.

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