Introduction: Great Way to Save Highlighters

This Instructable will help eliminate bad skipping issues with highlighters. Perfect for teachers who have to deal with highlighters that have skipping issues.

Step 1: Gather Materials


Sharpie Accent highlighter

cup of nail polish remover (or acetone)


A pair of pliers (I used needle-nosed pliers)

Step 2: Remove End Cap

Take the pliers and gently remove the end cap. It may take a little elbow grease, but don't break it. Inside you should see an ink cartridge inside. Remove it and place it aside.

Step 3: Soak Ink Catridge in Nail Plosh Remover

Take the ink cartridge and soak it in the nail polish remover. Make sure that you put it in the correct way. You should see four little dents. After a few seconds, take the ink cartridge out of the nail polish remover.

Step 4: Assemble Highlighter

First, take the ink cartridge and find the side the indentation on it. Drop it in that side first. Next, you should see four little dents when you put the ink cartridge in. Finally, put the end cap on with some force. Now you can go enjoy your new and non-skipping highlighter!

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