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Mouth-To-Lung vs Direct-to-Lung inhaling
If you’re coming to vaping from smoking, you’ll probably start off inhaling in exactly the same way. However, if you’re committed to sticking to vaping, you might find it worthwhile to experiment with different inhaling techniques. We look at the differences between mouth-to-lung and direct-to-lung vaping, and which one is your preferred approach: Mouth to Lung vaping “Mouth-to-lung” is how you smoke a cigarette – by drawing the smoke into your mouth, then inhaling it into your lungs. This is how most smokes inhale when they start vaping, which makes perfect sense. Here are some tips ..
Smoking vs Vaping – a cost comparison
Of all the myriad reasons to quit smoking – and we’ve already outlined several – one key reason is that smoking is getting increasingly more expensive. If you aren’t ready to quit for the health of your body, perhaps you might consider quitting for the health of your wallet. Perhaps you’ve heard that vaping is cheaper than smoking, and you’re a bit skeptical. After all, vaping requires a new contraption (the vape kit) and refills of e-juice. Surely that’s going to be more expensive than cigarettes? We take a look at the cost of vaping vs smoking, and give you the final answer on what wil..
Formaldehyde in e-cigarettes – what are the facts?
The anti-vape brigade is always at it, trying to scream at the world that using e-cigarettes will cause cancer. One such article from The Sun warns of dangerous substances – including formaldehyde – present in vapor. Formaldehyde, of course, is the chemical used to preserve bodies during embalming, so it presents a grisly image to think it’s in your vape. That’s exactly the image these articles are praying on, trying to scare consumers out of using e-cigarettes. First of all, what you think you know about formaldehyde is probably not true. Just because it’s used in embalming doesn’t mea..
New study reveals more people are quitting smoking thanks to vaping
The CDC recently released a study showing that more people in the USA are using vaping to help them quit smoking than patches, gum, and other FDA-approved methods. To conduct the research, more than 15,000 subjects were surveyed online from 2014-2016 about their attempts to quit smoking prior to the survey. More than three-quarters of respondents used more than one method to help them quit. The results showed that of all respondents, 35.3% attempted to cut down using e-cigarettes, and 24.7% attempted to switch completely to vaping. This was compared to nicotine patches or gum (25.4%), sw..
How vaping can help you deal with nicotine withdrawal when you quit smoking
Quitting smoking can be a real drag, literally. Because nicotine is addictive, your brain is used to getting that hit. When you suddenly deprive it of the nicotine through quitting cold turkey or dramatically reducing your intake, you’ll experience nicotine withdrawal. The symptoms of nicotine withdrawal are different for every person, but generally they involve being an irritable, grumpy person, an inability to concentrate, and physical symptoms like shaking, muscle tension, nausea, or insomnia. It’s this nicotine withdrawal that usually thwarts most well-meaning attempts to quit smokin..
Should you choose a high VG vape juice?
When shopping for vape juices, it can be hard to know where to begin. There are so many choices – one such choice is the option of a high VG vape juice. VG stands for Vegetable Glycerin, and it’s one of the common ingredients used in juices to carry the flavour and nicotine. Most vape juices contain around 50% VG, but some juices have a higher concentration – around 70% VG. We’ve already written about the difference between High VG and High PG vape juices. If you’re thinking of buying a high-VG juice, here are our tips to help you make the right decision for yourself. 1. Are you new to ..
Question: Will vaping hurt my pets?
Many vapers are pet owners – we love hanging out with our furry friends. That’s why we sometimes get asked it vaping around pets is a bad idea. Of course, smoking around your pets has always frowned upon. Many of us forget that all the harmful effects of secondhand smoke can affect our pets. Vaping is significantly safer for any other residents in your home – whether they be of the two-legged or four-legged variety. Your pets will definitely thank you for the clearer air! However, there is one important fact you need to keep in mind if you have a cat: PG is harmful for cats Studies con..
Which PG/VG e-juice is right for you?
If you hang around vapers a lot (and you should – we’re awesome people), you’ll hear a lot of talk about high-PG and high-VG e-juices. You may be left wondering what the hell everyone is going on about. Well, wonder no more. We use the acronyms PG and VG to refer to propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin, respectively. These are two key ingredients in e-juice, and mostly serve as the carrier for the flavour and nicotine, because they’re tasteless and easily turn into a vapor. Most e-juices on the market today will use around a 50/50 PG/VG mix, and that will satisfy the majority of vaper..
How Vape Nation benefited the vaping community
If you haven’t heard of Vape Nation, it’s a viral comedy skit produced by H3H3 Productions. Our intrepid host Ethan Klein as he visits his favorite vape hangouts and blows “fat vape clouds.” The show’s insanely popular, with millions of hits. The hashtag #vapenation has more than 4 million posts, and words like “Vape naysh”, “fat clouds”, and “go green” have entered common vocabulary. It introduced millions of people to vaping, and angered parents all over the world who claimed that the show was turning a new generation of kids into drug addicts. Ludicrous parental objections aside, lots..
Our top High-VG vape e-juice flavours
Many vapers love high-VG juices. A high-VG juice produces big clouds, making them great for doing vape tricks. If you don’t like the harsh-throat hit of high-PG juices, or you prefer direct inhale vaping, then high-VG is the right choice for you. If you have never used high VG liquids before just be aware that the thicker viscosity of high-VG juices can cause problems if you don’t have the right kind of tank. Be sure to use a sub-ohm coil system and a high flow tank. In short; to avoid dry burning, make sure your e-cigarette rig is capable of wicking a thick e-liquid. We stock a huge ran..
Our top High-PG e-liquids in 2017
On NZVAPOR we offer a huge range of premium quality e-juices. With so many flavours to choose from, it can be tough to decide where to begin. We’re here to help, by keeping you up-to-date on our most popular flavours. On this list, we include some of our best-selling High-PG e-liquids. High PG e-liquids are usually used by smokers who are using e-cigarettes to quit smoking. Browse some of our most popular flavours and decide for yourself: 1. Premium Red Dunhill cigarettes are famous for their caramel undertones and signature sweet flavour. We recreate the rich tobacco taste of a qual..
The best vaping advice for beginners
If you’re new to vaping, the whole process can seem a little overwhelming. There are so many options available, new terminology to learn, and hundreds of products to choose from. Not to worry. We’ve got you sorted. We asked long-time vapers and our team of vaping experts for our advice, and here are our top vaping advice for beginners. 1. Buy your products (and especially your e-juice) from reputable, accredited retailers. Low-quality juice can contain ingredients that can cause irritation or other unpleasant side effects, or could be made in conditions that are less than favourable. ..
98% of vapors can't blow smoke rings: here’s why
Blowing vape rings, tornadoes, jellyfish, and other vape “tricks” can be a fun way to entertain friends and family. That is, if you can make them work. It can take a bit of time to get the hang of the technique. Most people get frustrated and give up long before they master the art of vape rings. And of those who persevere, many aren’t using the right technique or making mistakes that mean their vape rings don’t quite work. We’re already written a comprehensive guide to blowing vape rings, which outlines the technique of holding the vapor in your throat, forming your lips into an O, and ..
3 reasons why vaping is better at helping you quit smoking than a nicotine patch
If you’re trying to quit smoking, you’ll know how hard it can be to kick the habit. Any tool that will help would be a great asset. But what’s going to help more – e-cigarettes, or nicotine patches? A team at the University College London studied more than 6000 people attempting to quit smoking, and found that using e-cigarettes was 60% more effective than nicotine patches or quitting cold turkey. Our e-cigarettes have helped hundreds of New Zealanders to quit smoking. Here’s why we believe e-cigarettes are more effective than other tools. 1. They give you something to do with your hand..
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