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What is erasable ink and how does it work?

Hey there, fellow pen enthusiasts and stationery lovers! Today, we're diving into the wonderful world of erasable pens. Erasable pens are like the best of both worlds – the smooth writing experience of a pen and the "oops, I made a mistake" forgiveness of a pencil.

We've all been there – you're writing a note, making a list, or taking down some important information, and you make a mistake. With regular pens, it's a one-way street. You have to scratch it out, and it looks messy. (You wouldn’t believe how many times I used to restart my meal plan for the week because I can’t stand it looking messy!!) But with erasable pens, a quick swipe of the eraser, and it's like the mistake never happened! No more ruined notebooks or endless cross-outs – erasable pens save the day.

Legami erasable pen in action


What are the benefits of erasable ink?

If you're a bit of a perfectionist (like me), you understand the struggle of wanting your notes and drawings to look neat and tidy. Erasable pens give you the freedom to erase and rewrite until you're satisfied. No more tearing out pages or wasting paper. It's like having a personal editing tool at your fingertips. (A real world CTRL+Z, am I right?!)

The erasable pens that we stock come in a variety of colours too. Need to colour-code your calendar? No problem! Want to add some personality to your notes? Erasable pens are the ones for you. They're perfect for both practical and creative tasks.

Different styles of Legami erasable pens laid out

Be more earth conscious with your pen choice!

In today's world, being eco-conscious is more important than ever. With erasable pens, you can significantly reduce the amount of paper and plastic you consume. By using the same notebook longer and creating less waste, you're doing your part to help the environment. PLUS nearly all of our erasable pens are able to be REFILLED!! 

Check out erasable ink refills here.

Erasable pens can be a game-changer for students too. Take your notes, make revisions, and keep your study materials organised without sacrificing clarity and neatness. Your class notes will look more polished than ever.

So lets take a look at a few of the different types we stock…


Legami Erasable Pens

Oops! Made a mistake? Not to worry – Legami erasable pens have got you covered. These pens bring a delightful twist to the erasable pen world by letting you choose your favourite character. Are you a unicorn, panda, bear, koala, cat, or shark enthusiast? These pens come in various cute designs to make your writing experience not only functional but fun! Add a dash of adorableness to erasability!!

But that's not all – Legami offers an array of vibrant colours for you to choose from. With eight different shades at your disposal, you can let your creativity flow without any restrictions.

Shark, lion and dinosaur legami erasable pens


How does erasable ink work? 

The magic behind these pens lies in the rubber at the end. It works on heat-activated ink, which disappears completely without wearing out the paper’'s surface or the eraser. This innovative feature ensures that your writing remains clean, and your mistakes vanish with ease. It's like having a little helper by your side, always ready to assist you in your writing adventures.

So, whether you're taking notes at school, journaling, or simply doodling, Legami erasable pens will become your new best friends in the world of writing. Remember, with Legami erasable pens, no mistake lasts forever!

Please know that because the ink is heat activated, it can disappear if you leave your papers or journals in a hot location. Therefore, don't use these pens for any important documents! Also, if the pen gets hot, it can be put in the freezer for an hour to reactivate the ink.

Something fun to try...

A fun exercise to do when using Legami erasable pens

Pilot Frixion Pen

NEVER cross out again with FRIXION BALL, the ORIGINAL erasable pen from Pilot! Pilot's Frixion pen is a true game-changer when it comes to writing, deleting, and rewriting. This best-selling rollerball pen lets you effortlessly correct your errors with the same pen, eliminating the need for unsightly cross-outs.

The secret lies in the eraser stud, which enables you to cleanly remove your mistakes, as if by magic. The unique gel ink used in Frixion pens responds to the heat generated during the erasing process, allowing you to write over your corrected text immediately. This innovation provides a smooth and clear writing experience, making it ideal for students, professionals, and creatives alike.

To top it off, Pilot Frixion pens come in a variety of shades, ensuring there's a FRIXION for everyone. No matter your colour preference, you can enjoy the benefits of a top-quality erasable pen while adding a touch of personal style to your writing.

With these erasable pens, you can wave goodbye to cross-outs and messy notes. Your writing experience just got a whole lot cleaner, more colourful, and way more fun!

Frixion erasable pens and their colours

Erasable highlighters for students

Frixion Erasable Highlighters


And that is all well and good, but what about those moments when you want to switch from bright and bold to subtle and pastel, or when you wish you could erase the highlights of yesterday? Well, guess what? You can do just that with Pilot's FriXion Light Soft erasable highlighter pens.

Pilot's FriXion Light Soft highlighters are not your ordinary highlighting tools. These innovative chisel-tipped highlighters allow you to accentuate your work on journals, planners, notetaking, and even lettering with precision. Whether you're highlighting important passages in your studies, adding a creative touch to your bullet journal, or simply enjoying some relaxing colouring, these highlighters can do it all.

What truly sets these highlighters apart is their ability to erase. Yes, you read that right! Thanks to the remarkable performance of Pilot's thermo-sensitive ink, you can erase your highlights by friction whenever you wish. No more worrying about highlighting the wrong text or creating a mess on your page. The FriXion Light Soft highlighters offer a level of control and flexibility that is hard to beat.

Erasable Highlighters from Pilot


So there we have it! An exciting range of pens that write like a dream and allow you to say NO MORE to ripping out the pages of your notebook or scribbling out mistakes. We’d love to know in the comments which ones are your favourite!

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