How to Choose Your First Electronic Cigarette

03/07/2012 00:00

No matter what people say, choosing that very first electronic cigarette can be pretty tough, especially if you're not familiar with notions like battery life, vapor volume, starter kit, etc. Luckily, we're her to guide your first steps in the magical world of vapor.


Some premium brands offer their clients the chance to purchase a diposable e-cigarette, to see if the particlural product is worth the considerable investment into a proper starter kit. But most companies will just feed you a lot of marketing bull in order to hook you in and take your hard earned money. I'm not saying their e-cigs aren't worth it, it's just that many times they exagerate with all the benefits they list on their official sites. That's why it's a good idea to check out some objective sources, in order to make the best decision.

One thing you can do is check out some honest electronic cigarette reviews. There are plenty of sites featuring both written and video reviews of personal vaporizers, you just have to figure out which ones are legit and which are only in it for the money. Many of them get a commission for each sale made from their site, which is perfectly ok, as long as they offer unbiased advice to theri readers. You can usually tell when a site is trying to trick you into buying the wrong products, because they list the most expensive products at the top of their rankings.


Another smart thing to do whould be to familiarize yourself with the terminology used on the vaping scene. Start with the components, thinngs like cartomizer, atomizer, cut-off time, USB passthrough, etc. They might sound a little intimidating at first, but trust me on this, getting to know all these things about electronic cigarettes will just help you get the most out of them. Before you know it, you'll be using this kind of words every day, talking to fellow vapers and explaining how e-cigarettes work to your friends.


Finally, you have to decide what kind of vaporizer you are looking for. If you used to smoke several packs of analogs a day, then a simple slim e-cig just won't do the trick. In this case you should go for a bulkier model, like the eGo. It's got a considerably larger battery than standard electronic cigarettes and can hold a lot more e-liquid. The downside is it's a pretty big device, so using it in public could draw unwanted attention. But if you don't mind questions like "what's that in your mouth?" you can use it prettu much anywhere. If you want something that looks and feels like a real cigarette, I suggest you try something smaller, even though you'll probably go through at least two batteries a day.


There are a lot of things to consider when buying your first e-cigarette, but the most important thing is not to let that intimidate you. Take it slow, and you'll soon be vaping like a pro.