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#1

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 8190 reviews
Performance

10

Created with Raphaël 2.1.210.0010
Comfort

10

Created with Raphaël 2.1.210.0010
Build and mechanism

10

Created with Raphaël 2.1.210.0010
Quality

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010

Pros

  • Equipped with an extra comfortable grip that prevents your hand from aching
  • The gel pens ink writes smoothly and is bright and vivid
  • The ink dries fast and is smear-proof

Cons

  • The inks are filled less
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#2

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Gel Pens | InkJoy Pens, Medium Point, Assorted

$12.63
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 6050 reviews
Performance

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Comfort

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Build and mechanism

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Quality

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010

Pros

  • The ink dries faster and does not cause reduce smearing
  • Textured ergonomic grip wraps the entire pen for comfort and style
  • An ideal pen for journaling and drawing

Cons

  • Average smoothness
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#3

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Paper Mate Gel Pens | InkJoy Pens

$9.97
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 5020 reviews
Performance

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Comfort

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Build and mechanism

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Quality

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010

Pros

  • An ideal pen for journaling and drawing
  • The ink dries faster and does not cause reduce smearing
  • Textured ergonomic grip wraps the entire pen for comfort and style

Cons

  • Average smoothness
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#4

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InkJoy Gel Pens, Medium Point, Assorted Colors

$22.68
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 6320 reviews
Performance

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Comfort

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Build and mechanism

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Quality

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010

Pros

  • Colorful ink keeps helps to brighten your writing and drawing
  • The ink dries fast and is smear-proof
  • Comes fully wrapped with a comfortable grip that prevents your hand from aching

Cons

  • The pen writes inconsistently
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#5

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Flair Felt Tip Pens, (0.7mm)

$15.91
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 452 reviews
Performance

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Comfort

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Build and mechanism

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Quality

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010

Pros

  • The smear-resistant ink does not bleed through the paper
  • Built-in point guard prevents the tip from fraying
  • Comes with 16 bright colors that makes writing and drawing fun

Cons

  • The ink finishes quickly
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#6

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GANSSIA Colorful Cats Design 0.38mm Gel Pens

$5.99
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 967 reviews
Performance

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Comfort

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Build and mechanism

9.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Quality

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010

Pros

  • Cat design cap topper and body makes it an ideal gift for kids
  • Great pens to sketch, draw, color, and write in a fun way
  • The strokes are smooth and the writing is easy

Cons

  • Inferior grip
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#7

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Pentel EnerGel RTX Retractable Liquid Gel Pen

$12.48
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 4969 reviews
Performance

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Comfort

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Build and mechanism

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Quality

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010

Pros

  • Liquid gel ink dries so fast prevents smears, smudges and globs
  • The sleek and stylish barrel design features stainless steel accents for a professional look
  • Latex-free grip offers writing with comfort and control

Cons

  • Average smoothness
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#8

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Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens

$19.39
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 4751 reviews
Performance

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Comfort

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Build and mechanism

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Quality

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010

Pros

  • Built-in point guard prevents the tip from fraying
  • The ink dries fast and is smear-proof
  • The smear-resistant ink does not bleed through the paper

Cons

  • The ink finishes quickly
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#9

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 726 reviews
Performance

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Comfort

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Build and mechanism

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Quality

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010

Pros

  • Controlled and comfortable writing with full-length grip
  • 0.7mm point creates vivid and beautiful fine lines
  • 3x faster drying with less smearing

Cons

  • Some colors bleed through paper
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#10

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Reaeon Gel Pens for Coloring Books

$19.99
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 1266 reviews
Performance

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Comfort

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Build and mechanism

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Quality

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010

Pros

  • Acid-free, non-toxic ink makes it safe for use
  • Inks bring minimum bleeding on paper
  • Free-flowing ink for a faster writing experience

Cons

  • Ink runs out fast
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#11

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Glitter Gel Pens Set 24 Colored Glitter Pen

$4.99
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 447 reviews
Performance

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Comfort

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Build and mechanism

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Quality

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010

Pros

  • Soft and rubberized grip offers comfort
  • 24 vibrant colors with refills last for long usage
  • Medium point pen features low viscosity that offers quicker writing speed

Cons

  • May smudge
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#12

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Pentel EnerGel RTX RT Liquid Gel Pen

$22.63
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 260 reviews
Performance

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Comfort

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Build and mechanism

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Quality

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010

Pros

  • Latex-free grip for optimum comfort and control
  • Liquid gel ink dries without leaving any smears or smudges
  • High performance ink technology offers a smooth writing experience

Cons

  • Average pen casing
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#13

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 242 reviews
Performance

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Comfort

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Build and mechanism

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Quality

8.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010

Pros

  • 18 glitter and 12 neon-glitter pens offers a wide range
  • Easy to hold with a soft grip
  • Acid-free, non-toxic and lead-free makes it safe for use

Cons

  • Leakage issue
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#14

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BIC 4-Color Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point

$4.69
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 2311 reviews
Performance

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Comfort

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Build and mechanism

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Quality

8.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.3010

Pros

  • Ideal for color-coding, bullet journaling or doodling
  • Offers a lanyard hole for added convenience
  • Built-in refill offers a long-lasting usage

Cons

  • Ink may leak
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#15

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12 Pieces Rolling Ball Pens, Quick-Drying Ink

$9.99
Available on Prime
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 254 reviews
Performance

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Comfort

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Build and mechanism

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Quality

8.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.2010

Pros

  • The rollerball ink dries quickly that helps to keep work neat and organized
  • Designed with a transparent pen case that helps to clearly see the ink supply
  • Built-in precision ink output regulator ensures a smooth writing experience

Cons

  • Ink leaks

Pens Buying Guide

A pen is one of the most important writing accessories that are used often. They are usually available in various colors to signify the importance of the text. Pencils and erasers stay with us only till a particular period but pens are permanent as they are used quite frequently, compared to other stationery. From taking notes, writing exams and doing the daily office work, pens play an integral part in our lives. Thus, when it comes to choosing the right pen, effortless writing should be focussed on. Pens are of different types such as quill pens, fountain pens, ballpoint pens, gel pens etc.  So, if you wish to write effortlessly and smoothly, then all you need is just a good pen. Take a read through this informative guide to understand various aspects that should be considered before buying a pen. 

Benefits of Buying a Good Pen 

Improves memory 

Digitalization has transformed the traditional method of taking notes from pen and paper to typing notes on computers. However, according to researches, writing by a pen improves memory and helps you remember easily.  Although to write down regularly, a good pen is a quintessential accessory as a bad pen can make the task of taking notes difficult. 

Cost- effective 

Today the market is flooded with different options of pens available at very affordable prices. There are categories of good pens that cost very less and can be used effectively as compared to the expensive ones. 

Easy to carry 

Pens are a very lightweight tool of around 22-25 grams hence very easy to carry and store. They are compact and requires little or no space. They easily fit in your pockets too. 

Makes a Suitable Gift 

When it comes to giving someone a gift we find ourselves in the middle of nowhere. However, pens come to your rescue as pens are considered as one of the most suitable gifts to give, no matter the occasion.  Be it a birthday party, a farewell party or even a host dinner, pens can act as the perfect gifts and takeaways. They are also considered as perfect for gifting to corporates, employees, teachers, or even to your family members. 

Factors to Consider While Buying a Pen 

Quality 

The most important factor while buying a pen is the quality of the material used in the pen. From the writing sphere to ink cartridge pens should be made up of good quality of metal or plastic.  

Smudge-Proof 

The pens should be smear-proof. It means that the ink of pens must not tend to smear. Many pens leave stains or smears in page, bags, and pockets so while purchasing them, make sure they are smudge-proof. 

Type of Writing 

Writings can be of many styles like descriptive writing, narrative writing, persuasive writing. For different type of styles, different pens are suitable.  Thus, the purpose and type of writing should be kept in mind while buying a pen. 

Smooth and Comfortable 

Pens are used for a longer period especially by students in exam time. Pens should be smooth to write, should be comfortable and lightweight so that they are easy to hold for a longer time. Also, make sure to check if the flow of ink is steady as otherwise, it may lead to hand pain. 

Conclusion 

Pens are small but significant investments, one that should be done with due care. Buying a wrong pen will affect your work and handwriting. However, due to a large number of brands in the market buying the right pen may be confusing. Thus, the factors above should be kept in mind while considering buying a new pen. However, before you decide to take the plunge, take a quick look through our featured section above for more choices on this. We have the best products recommended and reviewed for you based on their performance, durability and quality. 

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