What Is Vaping?

To put it simply, vaping is a healthier, non-toxic alternative to smoking cigarettes. Vapers use a liquid (e-liquid) which replaces tobacco and is often mixed with food-grade flavoring for a unique experience. The liquid is vaporized through an atomizer to create a smoking-like experience. As you’re inhaling and exhaling vapor, much like you would the smoke from a regular cigarette, the experience is called vaping.

 

What Are E-Cigarettes?

E-cigarette or electronic cigarettes are battery-powered vaporizer used by vapers to simulate the experience of smoking. In general, an e-cigarette will be made up an atomizer – which is the heating element that vaporizes the e-liquid to create your smoking experience. They come in different sizes and are able to vaporize e-liquids of different flavors.

 

Do E-Cigarettes Have Nicotine?

They may or may not. E-cigs are free from harmful chemicals found in tobacco but they can contain nicotine if the consumer chooses to have it in there E-liquid. E-liquids used in e-cigarettes are usually made up of flavorings and a few other additives but adding nicotine is always a personal option.

 

What Is E-Liquid?

So what is the liquid that is being atomized by your electronic cigarette? E-liquid or e-juice is what ultimately becomes the vapor you inhale and exhale. It’s usually made up of:

  • Vegetable glycerin
  • Propylene glycol
  • Nicotine (optional)
  • Flavorin
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