5 of the best e-cigs
January is a time where people commit to resolutions such as quitting smoking and these resolutions can be tough to stick to. Vaping is helping thousands quit and the numbers are rising rapidly. Adding to the rising in popularity, the NHS came out saying ‘estimates show e-cigarettes are 95% less harmful to your health than normal cigarettes’
Finding the right setup for vaping is highly important if you want to ensure that your switch from tobacco is successful. If you’re interested and wanting to give vaping a go, we’ve curated some of the best and coolest looking kits on market for you to consider.
1) Joyetech Ego AIO Box £24.99
The Joye eGo AIO Box Starter Kit is an all-in-one boxset that packs a serious punch. Designed for beginners or for those looking for a lightweight setup, The Joy eGo AIO Kit features a tank & built in battery, which contributes to its sleek & compact design. The Joye eGo AIO Kit comes in a range of customisable colours and can even be customised further by modifying the HUD display to light up in a range of different colours. This is a great bit of kit and brand new to the market – highly recommended.
2) Innokin CoolFire IV TC100 & iSub V £54.99
The Cool Fire IV TC 100W is powered by the advanced AETHON chipset and packs 100W power with the ClearWave noise cancellation technology.
A relatively discreet device that is not over the top, the Cool Fire IV kit includes an iSub V Vortex Tank, which, when combined makes a compact, durable & powerful vaping device that produces good flavour & cloud output. With the Cool Fire IV, you can’t go wrong, it also comes in a range of colours.
3) Aspire Pockex £22.99
The Aspire PockeX Kit makes Sub-Ohm vaping way more intuitive for casual or light users. A compact, yet powerful device, the Aspire PockeX has the potential to produce dense clouds of rich, luscious vapor.
Featuring an easy-to-use unscrewable cap, refilling the device is incredibly straightforward. Simply unscrew the cap & drip in enough juice to top up the device, and away you go! This is a great place to start, and again, comes in loads of colours.
4) Smok Brit One Mini £24.99
The SMOK Brit One Mini Starter Kit is a brand new, ultra-compact kit that is great for on the go. Powered by a super-sized dual-core atomizer, this vape kit has a 22mm flavour tank connected to a slim & compact battery.
Like the Aspire, it’s simple & easy to setup, The SMOK Brit One Mini’s encased design means that there is zero leakage from the device. Relatively cheap with good flavour & power the SMOK Brit One Mini is great for beginners who want a robust flavour, but aren’t to fussed about customising their device.
SMOK never fail to produce great kit. Comes in black and silver.
5) My Von Erl Starter Kit £19.99
The “My Kit” by Von Erl is a unique device, and has been referred to as the next evolution in vaping technology. Quite different from your standard device, The My Kit takes a series of disposable capsules, instead of using a regular refillable tank which results in maximum simplicity.
Inspired by the early cig-a-like models, The My Kit is great for beginners as it takes the technology that powers early devices and repackages it with a super-modern look. It actually looks a lot like a USB Stick than a standard ecig device.
What are the latest health views?
Ever since e-cigarettes came to market, there has been wide debate around the risks involved with vaping devices. So, if you are currently a smoker and considering moving to vaping, what are the health implications?
To help provide some clarity, you can check out some of the current evidence for vaping vs smoking here.
“If all the smokers in Britain stopped smoking cigarettes and started smoking e-cigarettes we would save 5 million deaths in people who are alive today. It’s a massive public health prize” - Professor John Britton, director of the UK Centre on Tobacco and Alcohol Studies.
It has been widely documented since the 1950’s that it is actually the combustion of tobacco (aka: traditional smoking) that causes the harm related to smoking and can lead to lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, COPD and other related illnesses.
The logic behind vaping is therefore, cut out combustion involved in the process of smoking and in order to minimise harmful effects by removing tar, smoke and other harmful carcinogens involved in traditional smoking.
E-liquids ultimately comprise of four ingredients: Propylene Glycol, Vegetable Glycerin, Nicotine, and Flavourings, all of which are considered to be relatively low-risk. Each of them is further explained in this article: e-cigarettes.org.uk/best-e-liquid-uk
We often hear voices in the media that suggest that ‘“We have no idea what the long term effects of vaping will be’. Although this is true, there is already a lot of research which shows the benefits of vaping over smoking, as well as decades of research which shows that smoking is incredibly unsafe. We hope that by sharing this information, it may encourage more to quit the cigs, guided by the facts as we know it.