After trying many many different pen brands, these are my current top 5 favorite pens!
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These pens write so smoothly. They’re quite pricey but worth it – the colors are really vibrant and ideal for color coding.
There’s a bigger pack with more colors.
I almost exclusively use the yellow pen in this brand as you can actually see the ink very clearly.
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I also really like their ballpoint pen version (very cheap too!)
These pens erase with heat, write smoothly and come in a variety of colors (including decent colors for color coding).
A similar erasable pen is the Creative Devotion although they don’t come in as many colors as the Frixion and are harder to find.
A recent find in Switzerland, these pens comes in all the colors you need for color coding, they glide across the page and the ink doesn’t skip at all.
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I saw these pens but didn’t buy them for ages as I was put off by the 0.3mm pen tip – I normally don’t use a pen tip below 0.7mm. However, the colors were so nice and there was such a large range (with multiple shades of each color to choose from!) that I caved and got them. I was pleasantly surprised! They write smoothly and the 0.3mm tip feels (and looks) like it’s a larger tip size.
These write very smoothly with no ink skipping. They smudge less than other gel pens.
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