Back in the cigalike days of e-cigarettes, high VG e-juice was basically unheard of. The most popular mix in...
If your brand new atomizer head is only lasting you a few days – rather than the 1 to 2 weeks you can ordinarily get out of one – you'll end up spending loads of money on vaping. So what's the problem? Can it be fixed? Here’s a brief guide to getting the most out of your atomizer heads.
There are tons of ways to improve your vapor production, and although there are certain types of e-cig and atomizer that are better-suited to it, there are many things you can do to improve the vapor production with whatever device you have now. Here are 9 of them.
Although eGo-style or cigalike devices are generally preferred by those first getting started with vaping, it usually doesn’t take...
The core appeal of vaping is that it’s very, very similar to smoking. To switch, pretty much all you have to do is vape when you would have smoked and try to resist any cravings. However, it’s really a little more complicated than that. So here’s a brief guide for smokers new to vaping who are looking to get the most they can out of it.
Two of the most common tasks you’ll have to do as a vaper is filling up a tank or clearomizer and replacing a spent coil for a new one. Thankfully for new vapers, these are both really easy to accomplish, regardless of the type of tank or clearomizer you have. Here's how to do it.
The atomizer is what turns your e-juice into delicious, inhalable vapor, but like everything else when it comes to vaping, there are tons of options on the market, and to a beginner, it can seem very overwhelming. Should you get a sub-ohm tank or a basic clearomizer? What are RBAs, RTAs and RDAs? Does it really make a difference what atomizer you use?
How do you find the right PG/VG ratio for your needs? How much nicotine do you need to ensure you’ll find vaping satisfying? Here’s everything you need to know.
We're starting a new series on the basics of vaping, so this post looks at simplest questions you might have - what are e-cigarettes? How do they work? What are the different types of e-cig?
Black Note has recently published two posts looking at the issue of diacetyl in e-cigarettes, with one covering the science behind the debate and the other focusing more on the disagreement on the issue within the vaping community. The posts are both well-worth reading – so go take a look if you want the full story – but we’ve condensed some of the key take-away points here.
One of the main motivations for switching to vaping is to save money in comparison to smoking. But do you really save money? And if so, how much will you save? What’s the cheapest type of device to use? We’ve taken a look at the numbers to put together this cost comparison for vaping vs. smoking.
Will vaping give you popcorn lung? Should you be worried about diacetyl? Does your favorite e-juice contain diacetyl? Is acetyl propionyl any better? Here’s a straightforward, objective guide to the issue of diacetyl in e-cigarettes. The aim is simple: to give you all the information you need to make an informed decision about what you vape.
So, people are vaping caffeine now. It was only a matter of time before the occasional caffeine-spiked e-liquid turned into a full-blown purpose-built caffeine vaporizer, but the question remains as to whether there’s any point in using one. Sadly, vaping caffeine appears to offer no concrete benefits and poses unknown risks.
For the just-switching smoker aiming to replace their combusted tobacco habit, navigating the veritable maze of e-liquid in search of a pleasant, tobacco-infused flavor can be a challenge. So what are the major types of tobacco e-liquid? Which tastes the best? Here’s a brief run-down of the options.
There are several factors that collectively shape the lifespan of your atomizer coil. The acidity level and the PG/VG consistency of your e-liquid both play an important role. Additionally, the amount you vape and the amount of power running to the coil are also contributing factors. Taking these factors into account, you can estimate how long a coil will last.
Little powerhouse variable voltage/variable wattage (VV/VW) box mods have been taking the vaping industry by storm recently, offering substantial power, sub-ohm capability and huge capacity batteries in portable, user-friendly packages. However, with iSticks, iPVs, XPros, Sigeleis, eGrips, MVPs and countless others to choose from, how do you go about deciding which mod to purchase?
Whether you’re still attempting to replace your deadly combusted tobacco habit with e-cigarettes, have tried to quit smoking using traditional methods and aren’t having much luck, or just happen to have decided to make the switch recently, getting some tips for successfully switching from smoking to vaping can help you stay on the wagon and wave goodbye to cigarettes for good.
Public vaping is a sensitive topic right now. Learn how to safely and respectfully vape e-cigs in public without disturbing people around you.