Emphasize Text With Purple Haze And Highlighter

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Step 2) Highlighting and Contouring. For Cheekbones: Apply a good highlighter on the apples of cheeks, basically the area below the eyes and blend it all the way to temple of the face. The lowlighting defines the cheekbones whereas highlighting helps to add glow and brightness on the face! Use an angled brush for better blending!

Highlighters are often misused. Worse, there messages are often misinterpreted.

Whether you’re trying to “do” productive or simply love to highlight things for kicks, you need to know the message you’re sending to your own mind and to others’ minds when you use these popular pen-like markers. There’s nothing worse than saying something in one manner and it being misinterpreted by others, much like if you were writing personal productivity satire and the jokes fell flat because there’s no market for that — not even on a globally scalable medium such as the internet.

Sorry, that example is a little far-fetched. But you get the drift. Here is a somewhat comprehensive list of what each highlighting colour signifies so that you don’t make the same mistake once.


The most common of the highlighters used — unless you’re a girl, of course — highlighting something in yellow is often misinterpreted as your understanding that the highlighted item is more important than what is not highlighted, but not as important as something highlighted in a less commonly used colour.

Actual meaning: The highlighter-wielder is very afraid to do whatever is highlighted and that they should find someone else to do it.


The most feminine of the highlighter colours, this colour often is used to illustrate that the task or item is a desirable one and is likely to be handled with more care (or a woman’s touch) than any other item(s) highlighted.

Actual meaning: If this person is male, they are suggesting you find a woman to handle the item. If it is a woman, they are suggesting that you get their mother or BFF to handle the item.


Often used when one is doing “blue sky thinking,” this colour is used to highlight items that can be manifested into larger, bigger items that allow creativity and innovation to flow as freely as the ink flows from the faux-marker that they are using.

Actual meaning: The person is sad, knowing that they will have to do whatever they have highlighted.


Not representing environmental items, as one would think because since they are using it on paper they are actually killing trees just using the writing implement. Yet this is what most thought it meant (highlighting environmental issues) in the early part of this century. Before that, it was always finance-related. Thankfully, that stereotypical thinking returned around the year 2007.

Actual meaning: The person is afraid of the item that they have highlighted and is sad knowing that they still have to do it, despite said fear.


Some interpret that whatever is highlighted in this colour is defined as an early morning item (sunrise) or an early evening item (sunset). Some think that items highlighted in orange are being put off until the end of October. Others just assume it was the only highlighter at hand.

Actual meaning: These items will be done either at sunrise or sunset on a day near the end of October.




Known as the “royal colour,” this colour was used to highlight things that were of extreme importance. Incidentally, before the Baltimore Ravens adopted this colour as the primary uniform colour, purple was also known as “the other girl colour” even though the Los Angeles Lakers had been donning it for years prior. This colour is not to be confused with red wine that may make its way onto documents. They are not the same — in fact, it highlights a far worse issue at hand.

Actual meaning: Those who want to “do” productive don’t use purple highlighters; it is red wine that is often mistaken as such. The perceived meaning is actually spot on.


If you learn anything from this article, it should be this: Don’t use purple highlighters. (Now where’d I put my wine?)

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Stay hungry. Stay foolish.

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People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things. Steve Jobs – Apple Worldwide Developers’ Conference, 1997


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Jane$100MPictures are worth a thousand words, right? So Tom x 1,000.
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I’ll let Bill O’Reilly will explain this one.

Unordered Lists (Nested)

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Ordered List (Nested)

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These supported tags come from the WordPress.com code FAQ.

Address Tag

1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino, CA 95014
United States

Anchor Tag (aka. Link)

This is an example of a link.

Abbreviation Tag

The abbreviation srsly stands for “seriously”.

Acronym Tag

Emphasize Text With Purple Haze And Highlighter Swatches

The acronym ftw stands for “for the win”.

Big Tag

These tests are a big deal, but this tag is no longer supported in HTML5.

Cite Tag

“Code is poetry.” —Automattic

Code Tag

You will learn later on in these tests that word-wrap: break-word; will be your best friend.

Delete Tag

This tag will let you strikeout text, but this tag is no longer supported in HTML5 (use the <strike> instead).

Emphasize Tag

The emphasize tag should italicize text.

Insert Tag

This tag should denote text.

Keyboard Tag

This scarcely known tag emulates keyboard text, which is usually styled like the <code> tag.

Preformatted Tag

This tag styles large blocks of code.

Quote Tag

Developers, developers, developers… –Steve Ballmer

Strong Tag

This tag shows bold text.

Subscript Tag

Getting our science styling on with H2O, which should push the “2” down.

Superscript Tag

Still sticking with science and Isaac Newton’s E = MC2, which should lift the 2 up.

Teletype Tag

This rarely used tag emulates teletype text, which is usually styled like the <code> tag.

Variable Tag

This allows you to denote variables.