eliquid expiration date
How do manufacturers determine the expiry date of an e-liquid? How can I tell if a juice is bad? And is it dangerous to consume expired e-liquid? Read More
As with safe storage, following safe practices during the “steeping” of e-liquids is absolutely vital to protect children or pets from disastrous exposure. Read More
E-liquid safety
What do I do if I spill e-liquid? How should I store it? How do I refill my tank? With some basic e-liquid safety knowledge, you’ll be ready for any scenario. Read More
vaping driving
Vaping while driving may be safer than smoking, but only if you prepare for the journey sufficiently and heed some basic advice. And never drip and drive. Read More
ecig cartomizer safety
E-liquid is a poison. Many vapers are first exposed to it through a leaking mouthpiece – but is this anything to worry about? How do you minimize the risk? Read More
switching to vaping tips
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. Read More
best box mods
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? Read More
replacement atomizer coil
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. Read More
Tobacco e-liquid types
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. Read More
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. Read More
Diacetyl and Acetyl Propionyl Vaping Risks
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More