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Why LiQuid, Why £1 – Our Story

Less than 18 months ago there were very few UK producers of e-cig liquid, so when April 2014 hit, our decision on whether we were going to enter this sector came and the question we asked was – “how on earth would we separate ourselves from the competition?” Today’s vapers are looking for something different, you cannot simply do what everyone else is doing, so that’s why we decided on being the first British manufactured e-liquid to sell a 10ml bottle for £1. It would not be a promotion or... Read More

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What is sub ohm vaping?

As e-cigarettes continue to grow in popularity around the world, it was only a matter of time before the modding and DIY community found new ways to improve their vaping experience by messing around with the intricacies of Ohm’s Law. But what is sub ohm vaping?   Sub ohm explained Usually the electronic circuit within an atomiser is designed to work with a resistance of 1.5 to 2.8 ohms, preventing overheating and ensuring a longer lifespan for the product. If this resistance is lowered, a greater amount of power can... Read More

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How to use vape charts

As e-cig batteries have become more and more advanced, manufacturers have started to help users find their perfect vaping experience by allowing for customisation. With the addition of voltage and resistance controls on premium batteries, those looking for greater throat hits or larger clouds can alter the settings, even allowing for sub ohm vaping which until recently was the exclusive pastime of those who would build their own atomisers. For those who are new to the world of vaping, but want to learn how to alter settings on their battery,... Read More

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Does vape juice go bad?

About vape juice Vape juice or e-liquid is the substance that evaporates within the atomizer of your e-cigarette. Using either propylene glycol (PG) or vegetable glycerin (VG) as a base, flavourings and nicotine are added before being packaged and sold. The answer to ‘does vape juice go bad’ is yes – but it’s quite a complicated issue. While all reputable vape juice retailers include an expiry date on the bottle, can you be sure that these dates are accurate? And how can you identify e-liquid that has started to go... Read More

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E-cigarette explosions – The real reasons why it happens

When people switch to e-cigarettes from traditional cigarettes, it’s usually for the sake of improving their health. With reports emerging since their introduction to the market in 2007 regarding explosions and fires, an improvement in health may at first glance lead to an increase in risk – but is this really true? It’s important to note that the number of incidents reported between 2009 and 2014 was extremely small. In fact, only 25 incidents per 2.5 million units. It is also worth noting that as time passes, the devices themselves... Read More

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Vaping vs Smoking

Vaping is a relatively new phenomenon. Although research started in the 1960s thanks to Herbert Gilbert, it wasn’t until 2003 that Chinese businessman Hon Lik was able to market it successfully. From then, the movement has gone from strength to strength as more and more people realise the advantages. But what are the main differences between vaping and smoking? Vaping vs smoking: Tar Ever noticed the yellow discolouration on a smoker’s fingertips? That’s tar – the damaging by-product of smoking tobacco. Tar is a sticky toxic chemical that is formed... Read More

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How To Vape Properly In 7 Easy Steps

For those new to the vaping scene, it is often easy to find yourself a little disappointed with your first experience – mainly because people tend to forget that a vaporiser is not a cigarette. Used correctly, however, it can deliver the ‘lung hit’ so many smokers crave – it simply takes a little adapting. So, here’s our little guide to how to vape properly… Choosing the right e-liquid With a choice between propylene glycol (PG) or vegetable glycerine (VG) e-liquids, it can be quite a lengthy process finding the... Read More

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What Is Vaping?

How was vaping invented? When Hon Lik’s father died of lung cancer 2001, the Shenyang-based pharmacist believed that he could do more to prevent more deaths that resulted from smoking cigarettes. He recognised that many smokers did not necessarily enjoy the habit, but rather continued to smoke as a result of a strong chemical and habitual addiction that allowed them to relax during stressful situations. Lik believed that the available anti-smoking aids such as nicotine patches and chewing gum were relatively ineffective, providing small amounts of relief from the chemical... Read More

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Is vaping safe?

For many who are unaware of the history and internal workings of e-cigarettes, it’s easy to understand why they might think it’s a brand-new idea and therefore wonder ‘is vaping safe?’ – but in fact, the concept of vaporizing is not very modern at all. Vaporizing has been used for over 2500 years, originating in Egypt where hemp would be used on hot stones, creating a breathable vapour that users would enjoy in a similar fashion to a Turkish bath. In the 20th century, there were many failed attempts to... Read More

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What is an atomizer?

With the rapid rise of e-cigarettes over the last five years, there has been a large influx of jargon entering the social mainstream in relation to vaping. From clearomizers, cartomizers and coils, to dripping, tanks and e-liquid; for many who are looking to try an e-cigarette, the vaping world can often seem a little complex. Essentially, whichever format of e-cigarette is used, they all have one thing in common and that is the inclusion of an atomizer.   So, exactly what is an atomizer? In standard diction, an atomizer refers... Read More