Highlighter Markers Review

Updated: 30 Oct 2018


A highlighter is a marker designed to mark text so that the area around the text is highlighted and the text is still easy to read.

Therefore, highlighters come as bright neon colors, with high transparency. Yellow color is the most common for highlighting.

Below is a review for recommended highlighter markers:


Introduced in 1971, the STABILO BOSS highlighters are water-based. They come in 9 fluorescent colors and 6 pastel colors.

Stabilo Boss Origianl highlighter markers Pastel STABILO BOSS highlighters

Faber-Castell Highlighters

Faber-Castell highlighters come in a classic, rectangular shape or ergonomic shape with small bumps for a better grip.

Faber-Castell's highlighters are water-based.

Highlighters by Faber-Castell Classic highlighters
Ergonomic Faber-Castell highlighters Ergonomic highlighters

Staedtler Textsurfer

The Staedtler Textsurfer highlighters come in 8 colors.

Staedtler Textsurfer classic Highlighter markers Staedtler Textsurfer highlighters

Pelikan Textmarker 490

The Pelikan Textmarker 490 highlighters come in 6 colors.

Pelikan Textmarker 490 Highlighting markers Pelikan Textmarker 490


These recommended highlighters are all from well-known brands.

Highlighters are meant to mark important text but can be used for painting as long as the paper is not too thin.

For paint markers go to Marker Pens Review.