Guide to Choosing the Right E-Liquid for Your Vape: Flavour, Nicotine, and Beyond

Guide to Choosing the Right E-Liquid for Your Vape: Flavour, Nicotine, and Beyond

E-cigarettes have been widely adopted, especially among those who wish to quit smoking conventional cigarettes. While smoking a cigarette is a relatively standard activity, vaping is a personalised activity, and a considerable part of the personalisation comes in the form of e-liquid. 

Vape juice, also known as E-liquid vape, is a substance that is heated in order to create vapour, which is then inhaled. Accompanied by a vast number of categories such as flavours, nicotine content and other features determining the properties of e-liquid, the selection of an appropriate product appears difficult.

This guide will take a lot of the work out of it for you and walk you through the world of e-liquid vape to find your new best friend. 

Flavour Exploration: Tales of the Familiar to the Fantastic 

Many vapers believe, perhaps correctly so, that the flavour of one’s e-liquid is the most crucial consideration. There are many types of e-liquid vapes available, and with a wide range of flavours, one can hardly find another to match the taste. Here's a breakdown of some popular categories to get you started: Here's a breakdown of some popular categories to get you started: 

Classic Tobacco: 

These flavours replicate the feeling of smoking, which is why new E-liquid vapers who used to smoke find the product comforting. 

Menthol and Mint: 

One of the most common subtypes of e-liquids, menthol and mint-flavoured e-liquids create a cool sensation that is quite enjoyable to vapers. For instance, Astro Vape has a comprehensive collection of what it refers to as the "mint collection" flavoured e-liquids, all of which are available in different levels of strength depending on the consumer’s desire. 

Fruity Blends: 

Fruity e-liquids are characterised by the depreciation of fresh fruit flavours. It ranges from sweet berries and citrus to tropical fruits and juicy melons. 

Dessert Delights: 

Some of these dessert-inspired e-liquids are creamy custards, sinful cakes, and decadent pastries that you never get tired of consuming. 

Beyond the Basics: 

As this list demonstrates, the world of e-liquid flavours does not end in these categories. You will find everyday varieties such as coffee or cola, beverage flavour variants, and confectionery and cocktail flavours. 

Finding Your Perfect Nicotine Strength:

The main ingredient that is addictive in cigarettes is nicotine. Flavours and nicotine levels are the two main factors of e-liquid vape; you can control the amount of nicotine you consume at any given time. Here's an essential guide to choosing the right nicotine strength: Here's an indispensable guide for choosing the right nicotine strength: 

Heavy Smokers (15+ Cigarettes a Day): To kick off, you might want to go for a higher nicotine level, perhaps 12mg or 18mg, so that it can meet your needs and smoothly transition you from smoking cigarettes. 

Moderate Smokers (10-15 Cigarettes a Day): Medium-range nicotine might be preferred, to be around 6mg or 9mg of nicotine in the e-cigarette. 

Light Smokers (Less Than 10 Cigarettes a Day): Some options you want to look at are a 3mg nicotine strength or preferably zero nicotine e-juice. 

Remember: Of course, it is highly advisable to seek the advice of a doctor before the use of the vape, most especially if one is suffering from any disease. They can assist in selecting the required level of nicotine. 

Unravelling the PG/VG Ratio: 

The components of e-liquid vape are divided into two chief categories, namely Propylene Glycol (PG) and Vegetable Glycerin (VG). The PG/VG ratio defines the vaporiser's cloud churn and the throat hit you get from the vapour you inhale. Here's a breakdown of what each component contributes: Here's a breakdown of what each component contributes: 

Propylene Glycol (PG): 

PG is weaker in its liquid form and provides a much more robust throat hit, which is associated with cigarette smoking. It also carries flavour more efficiently to the substrate than a straight PTC strip alone. 

Vegetable Glycerin (VG): 

VG is thinner and creates thicker and denser fog or a mist effect. It gives a better throat feel but interferes with the taste. 

Choosing Your PG/VG Ratio: 

In general, novice vapers tend to use liquids containing a higher amount of PG as they produce the familiar throat hit (approx 50% PG / 50%VG). These e-liquids also put less stress on the battery and are preferably used in basic entry-level vaping devices. 

Advanced users use e-liquids that are higher in vegetable glycerin, more specifically 70% VG/ 30% PG when they want to get the thickened clouds. Astro Vape has a great range of e-liquid vape combinations for clients to choose from to satisfy your preferences in the kind of vapour production and throat hit you desire. 

Embark on Your Vape Journey with Astro Vape

When choosing the right e-liquid, a journey of discovery is necessary. By experimenting, you can discover your favourite flavour combination, nicotine strength, and PG/VG ratio. 

Astro Vape has a vast selection of e-liquids vape, pod kits, and other vaping essentials to help you get started on your vaping journey. We invite you to visit our website or contact us today to explore the exciting world of e-liquids and find an e-liquid vape that suits your needs.

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