You might have heard about it as an easy way to quit smoking. You might have seen people on the street with an interesting looking device. You might have heard about it from a friend. No matter where you heard it, vaping is the new big thing. As people learn the risks of smoking they are beginning to look towards a healthier way to receive their daily dose of nicotine. That answer is e-cigarettes and the activity which is quickly becoming known as vaping. Vapers (users of e-cigarettes) will swear by the ease of use and the quick start up of an e-cigarette and they're not wrong.
An e-cigarette is made up of two main parts. The power source and the vial. The vial is what holds the liquid. It can contain different flavors and will usually contain a small amount of nicotine (although you can get them without). The power source is what makes the e-cigarette powerful. As you get more involved in the process you will learn that you can change the settings with box mods and things of the sort but that is too in depth for this.
What do you need?
First and foremost you need a vaporizer. For beginners, the item of choice is a vape pen. They're small, easy to use and easy to carry. If you're someone that worries about style: don't. With the rise of the vaping culture, style is being considered more and more as products are being produced. There are a number of different colors available that you can buy for a slightly larger cost. Yes, in the beginning these products are expensive, especially if you can't afford a large lump sum to begin with. However, if you're a smoker, you know the cost of cigarettes can add up in the long run.
Next is to find a flavor. While a vape pen will come with an e-liquid, which is fine, you can find a number of different flavorings to improve (or change) your vaping experience. We're not going to promise that all the flavors out there are great but you have to try them if you want to find what you like.
These flavors are usually separated into three categories: tobacco, flavored like different tobacco brands; menthol, much the same and gourmet flavors. For many non-smokers, the gourmet flavors will be where you put your attention. There are hundreds of different flavors that range from fruit to chocolate and all the way back. It might take time and be expensive to start with but once you find the flavors that you love, the money will be well spent.
Now that you've got what you need, you can simply start vaping. Your vaporizer pen will usually come with instructions on how to change out the e-liquid and how to change the power source. It tends to be as easy as plugging it into a computer.
Vaping won't be for everyone. There are smokers that hate the feel and smokers that love it. Same with non-smokers. It's something new and it's something different and there is still some refinement to be done, so don't throw it out if you don't like it. It might come in handy one day.
If you do love what you've found, it's time to move out and learn more about vaping. Vaper communities have exploded over the past few years and will provide you with more knowledge and experience that you might ever have had. Here you can find information on the different box mods available, the different flavors that are great and everything of the sort. Share your knowledge and make sure to take in everything that you can. For many, vaping quickly goes from being a simple hobby to being a lifestyle.
Vaping is fun. It's healthier than smoking and it's new. It's something that you can try with your partner and your friends without the risk of them getting addicted. While in the past it might have been an experiment to help people quit smoking it has quickly become something more. It has become a culture for many people. A culture that people live in and enjoy due to the amount of information and the variety that vaping can offer.