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What is 50/50 E Liquid?

What is 50/50 e liquid? In short, this is vape juice with a balanced 50% ratio of the main e liquid ingredients; propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin. These ingredients are otherwise known as PG & VG and are important in helping you choose the right type of e-liquid for your vape kit or vape tank. What are PG & VG? PG stands for propylene glycol. This is an organic compound in the form of a… Continue reading

A Beginners Guide to Vaping

Getting Started With E-Cigarettes A simple, clear beginners guide to buying your first e-cigarette or vape kit Making the Switch So, you want to make the switch from smoking to vaping? That’s great news! If you're completely new to vaping this guide will walk you through three simple steps to buying your first e-cigarette or vape kit. Along the way you'll learn about the different styles of vaping, the various types of e-cigarette devices, and… Continue reading
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How To Choose An E-Liquid

We are sure that it is now common knowledge that Vaping is cheaper and has a number of advantages compared to cigarettes, as well as number of other reasons to love vaping that we covered in last week’s blog. So, you’ve heard all of this and would like to take the next step towards joining the 3.2 million other people in the UK that have taken up vaping but are just not sure how or… Continue reading
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What do MTL & DTL Mean?

When choosing a vape kit or e cigarette, you may come across the terms 'MTL' and 'DTL'. These are acronyms for the terms 'mouth to lung' and  'direct to lung'. These terms define the different vaping styles used by vapers and relate to how you inhale the vapour created by your e cigarette. Keep reading to find out more about them and how this knowledge can help when choosing an e-cigarette or vaping device. What… Continue reading
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How to Prime a Coil

What is a Vape Coil? Nowadays, most e cigs or vape kits that are 'open systems' (i.e. a refillable tank) feature replaceable 'atomizer heads'. These are often just referred to as 'coils' but contain the coil wire and wicking material. The cotton wick soaks up the e-liquid and the coil wire heats the juice up and turns it into vapour. What Does Priming a Coil Do? Priming a coil simply means allowing time for e-liquid to fully saturate the… Continue reading
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What is Sub Ohm Vaping?

Ever seen a vaper exhaling big plumes of vapour and wondered what it’s all about, or heard the term ‘sub ohm’ but have no idea what it means? In short, sub ohm is vaping using a vape kit with particular specifications, which creates large clouds of vapour. Keep reading to find out more... What Are The Benefits of Sub Ohm Vaping? Produces thicker clouds of vapour than standard kits Warmer vapour More vapour means more… Continue reading
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Choosing a Vape Kit

About Vape Kits & E-Cigs If you're looking at choosing a vape kit, you may want to know a little about them first. As explained in further detail in our History of E Cigarettes post e cigs - also known as vapes, vape kits or e cigarettes - have probably been around for longer than you think. The first e cig was actually invented in 1963! Their popularity has increased hugely over the last few years with… Continue reading
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Ego Vape Pen Battery Not Working?

‘Ego’ or vape pen style e cigarettes are a popular vaping choice for those seeking a ‘mouth-to-lung’ vape. This is where you inhale vapour into your mouth before then inhaling into your lungs, similar to how one would smoke a cigarette. The OK Ego Vape Pen kit is our best-selling e cigarette with a standard, above-ohm clearomizer, enjoyed by thousands of vapers. Occasionally we get asked what to do if a vape pen battery isn’t…

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Types of E Cigarette

There are so many different types of e cigarette available these days that it can be a little overwhelming if you’re just starting out! We’ve compiled a list of the different e cigarettes available with information on how they work and the pros of each device to help you find out more. You can then read our guide to choosing a vape kit to help you on your way to buying your first e cigarette.… Continue reading
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Choosing a Nicotine Strength – Refills & E-Liquids

If you are new to vaping, you may be wondering which nicotine strength you should start with. This depends on various factors including your current nicotine habits and which vape kit or e cigarette you will be using. Everyone is different and you may find you need to adjust the strength you use to begin with or over time, however please click the tabs below to find out more information about the different products and… Continue reading

A Brief History Of E Cigarettes

The E-Cigarette Was Invented in 1963 If you’re wondering when the first e-cigarettes were invented, you might be surprised about how long ago it actually was! In 1963, a man named Herbert A Gilbert, well aware of the health implications of smoking tobacco, filed a patent for an electronic smoking device – see his original patent here. Sadly for Herbert, cigarettes were very much a part of everyday life in the 60’s and were widely accepted in…

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E-Cigarette & Vaping Glossary

For those who are new to vaping, there are many terms that you'll find unfamiliar. The language can seem confusing at first, especially when many places use it without any explanation, so we’ve decided to put this useful glossary containing some of the main terms together for you. Vape Kits Atomiser The electronic component inside the e-cigarette which turns the e-cigarette’s nicotine solution into vapour. Cartomiser A combined cartridge (containing the nicotine solution) and atomiser.… Continue reading