Express your creativity with these best gel pens

Your handwriting looks 1000 times better when using the right pen. Gel pen tips and ink formulation allows smooth ink flow so that you can write with little to no pressure over long periods. Besides, gel pens come in a variety of vibrant colours perfect for colour-coding your notes. Whether you prefer a fine, medium or bold tip, you are in for a treat.

White Magic

Sakura Gelly Roll Medium Point Pen

Staff Pick

Make outstanding highlights in your artistic illustrations with the Sakura Gelly Roll pen. It contains opaque white ink which is incredibly popular as it pops on coloured and dark papers. The medium nib pen has a smooth regular ink flow, and the ink is waterproof, chemically stable and never fades.

£5 at Amazon

Write, Erase, Repeat!

Pilot Frixion Clicker Retractable Erasable Pen

If you are tired of having to cross out errors or writing a fresh, you should check out the Pilot Frixion Clicker pen. Thanks to its thermo-sensitive ink, you can write and erase errors, all from a single pen. The pen’s medium retractable tip conveniently pops in and out with a click, say goodbye to lost caps.

£8 at Amazon

Metallic Elegance

uni-ball Signo UM-153 Broad Metallic Pen

With a 1mm nib, the uni-ball UM-153 rollerball pen packs high-quality gel ink to help you write smooth and consistent lines without skipping a beat. You can hold the pen comfortably thanks to its rubber grip. It is available in lively metallic colours, making it ideal for art and crafts.

£5 at Amazon

Write with Precision

MUJI 0.38mm Black Gel Ink Pen

The frosted MUJI gel ink pen features a ballpoint fine tip with an ink flow control mechanism which prevents ink from drying out or flowing in reverse. Since the ink is water-based, you will be able to write smoothly without the ink bleeding through papers.

£9 at Amazon

Full-grip Barrel

BIC Gel-ocity Quick Dry Pens

With ten stunning ink colours, the BIC Gel-ocity gel pens come in a lovely reusable metal box. The pens will give you the freedom to make mistakes and erase thanks to their erasable ink and an eraser on the cap. You can refill the ink in all colours with the cartridges purchased separately.

£16 at Amazon

Paper Mate

InkJoy Gel Pen, Medium Point, Assorted Colours

Spread joy instead of smudges and smears on your paper using the Paper Mate Inkjoy gel pen. It has bright gel ink that dries three times faster. Available as a pack of 14 stunning colours, your notes will never be the same again. The pen sports a comfortable rubber grip for ergonomic writing.

£17 at Amazon

For Lefties

Pentel EnerGel-X Retractable Pen

Unlike right-handed writers, lefties struggle with ink smudge on paper and their hands. To minimise that, the Pentel gel pen has quick-drying ink and a latex-free grip that offers superb control when writing. The pen uses a mixture of gel and liquid ink for fine writing. It’s refillable with any EnerGel refill.

£9 at Amazon

Our top picks

Ultrafine, fine, medium and bold are all gel pen tips to consider when planning your next purchase. Gel pens require minimum pressure when writing, but it’s helpful to settle for those with an ergonomic barrel, especially if you take note a lot. Writing is such a personal affair and getting the right gel pen will see you enjoy every writing moment.

Since writing and drawing give you the freedom to make and correct errors, a gel pen with erasable ink is a perfect option. The Pilot Frixion Clicker Retractable Erasable Pen has erasable thermo-sensitive ink that allows you to write, erase and repeat as many times as you want. You don’t have to deal with the struggle of losing caps since the tip of the pen is retractable.

For vibrant texts and outstanding highlights of your artistic crafts, Sakura Gelly Roll Medium Point Pen will not disappoint you. It contains opaque white ink which is incredibly popular as it pops on coloured and dark papers.

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