5 vaping tips from the pros for beginners
From where to place the device in your mouth and how to draw on the vape, to which kit to use and when to refill your juice – there’s a lot to get your head around when you first enter the vaping scene.
If you’re reading this thinking ‘tell me about it’, then you’ve landed on the only piece of content you’ll need. Our in-house experts have clubbed together to arm you with five pro tips to help you get started in style
Here are five tips to help you make the most of vaping:
Before you fill or refill your juice make sure you give it a good shake. This will ensure all the ingredients (the PG/VG mixture and nicotine) properly gel together, making for a much smoother vaping experience from your very first draw to your very last.
While we’re on the topic of your e-liquid, here are a couple of other quick tips:
- Keep bottles of e-liquid away from direct sunlight • Put the lid back on the bottle when you’re finished refilling
Without your battery your device is redundant, so take good care of it. Our devices have an LED light that will flash orange or red when they need to be recharged; if you notice it’s dying, stick it on charge before it falls fully flat.
If you spot any rips in the battery’s wrapping or notice dents or any other type of damage to the battery, don’t use it.
Begin with a starter kit
If you were new to diving (and had a bit of common sense) you’d start on the 5m platform and gradually work your way up. Well, vaping is no different.
Begin your journey with a starter kit and then move onto more advanced devices down the line – if you feel you want to. The reason we recommend this is because starter kits are more intuitive and better for introducing you to all things vaping. After all, the last thing you want to do is go all out with a fancy device, get it wrong, have a terrible experience, and then put yourself off vaping for life.
Experiment with flavours
Menthol, Blueberry, Strawberry Mint, Green Apple… with so much choice it can be tricky knowing where to start.
Our word of advice? Begin with what you know and take it from there. If you liked tobacco in a cigarette, you’ll probably like it in your vape device. Don’t get distracted by what other people are filling theirs with either, as everyone’s taste buds are different.
Once you get more confident you can start experimenting with your flavours, but just focus on the basics first. It’s all about maximum enjoyability after all.
Replacing coils and refilling liquids
Let’s start with coils. The frequency with which you need to replace them depends on a few things:
• How often you use your vape • The type of juice you use – generally, people who use VG-based e-liquid will need to replace their coil more than those who use a more balanced PG/VG ratio • The type of e-cigarette you use – if you’ve got a variable voltage mod and you regularly bump the power up, there’s a chance you’ll wear the coil out quicker
Refilling your liquid is much the same too; the more you vape the more juice you’ll get through. To make sure you’re never left out of sorts, keep track of how much liquid you use and figure out exactly how often you’ll need to refill your tank.