Monthly Archives: August 2019

  1. Over-Flavouring

    Over-Flavouring

    So your Darkstar Parcel has arrived, containing a variety of individual flavour concentrates that you’re hoping to make something nice with. One of your main criticisms of many commercial juices might be that they don’t have enough flavour. You’ve checked the PG & VG content and are sure that the E-Liquids have been steeped for an appropriate amount of time, yet they’re still lacking in flavour. Sometimes this will be down to an inadequate amount of flavouring used in their production. Often E-Liquids bought from companies will use the bare amount of flavouring possible to deliver what they deem to be an acceptable vape. This is because flavouring is the most expensive component in an E-Liquid mix, and often the first thing a company will look at reducing to save them money.

    Typically, E-Liquid mixes can range from 5% all the way up to 30%, although somewhere between 15% and 20% is fairly standard, using ingredients such as The Flavour

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  2. 5 Things to Know Before You Start Vaping

    5 Things to Know Before You Start Vaping

    So you’ve made the big decision to move on to vaping in your path to quit smoking. Great news! But hold your horses; there are a few things you should know before you start. Here are 5 important factors to keep in mind that just might help you give up for good.

    1. Get a device that works for you

    Choosing your first e-cigarette can be overwhelming, as there are so many options. For most first time vapers it helps to start with a ‘pen’ device. The good thing about pens is that they are relatively simple to use, cheap to purchase and easy to maintain. If you’re giving up smoking, you will probably be looking for something that mimics the act of smoking, and while the general feel of a pen may be similar, a lot of first-time vapers will revert to smoking because they do not get a satisfying ‘hit’ or nicotine intake from a pen device. This is where box mods are helpful. Box mods are generally more powerful and have more features than pens, allow

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