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Pros And Cons Of Vaping

Posted by Ryan G. on March 26, 2020

Pros And Cons Of Vaping

Have you been on the fence about starting a vape routine?  Lots of former smokers have switched to this technology and have enjoyed a whole new way to satisfy their nicotine cravings.  Still, it’s understandable that some people are hesitant to give it a try, mainly because it’s such an unfamiliar technology to them.

If you need help deciding whether or not vaping is right for you, we’re here to help.  We’ve made a list of the cons and pros of vaping, and we’ll also be briefly discussing the benefits of vaping vs. smoking.

Pros of Vaping

Great alternative to smoking

If you’re someone who has been smoking for a while and is trying to kick this habit to the curb, vaping is virtually a no-brainer.  While we won’t be getting into the health benefits of vaping over smoking, we will say that pretty much every vaper we talk to says that since they made the switch at last, they don’t miss their analogs at all.  This is because vaping is extremely capable of satisfying the same cravings that we feel when we’re desiring a cigarette.  It’s also worth pointing out that the large majority of vapers find that vaping is far less expensive than their former smoking habit.

Multiple flavors to choose from

Vaping isn’t only capable of satisfying those pesky nicotine cravings.  It can absolutely satisfy your cravings for sweets as well, which is yet another reason why it’s so phenomenally popular as an industry.  Today, vapers can choose from literally thousands of unique flavors from a multitude of premium vape brands.  Whether you desire a sugary hard candy, a fluffy slice of cake with layers of frosting or a chocolate bar that’s oozing with gooey caramel, you can find what it is that your palate desires while you check out the many unique and mouthwatering options that are available on the e-liquid market. If you're feeling experimental, you can even try adding a drop of natural fruit terpenes to your vape juice.

Control nicotine consumption

Of course, most vapers are trying to maintain nicotine intake throughout the day, which is why they took up vaping in the first place.  A great advantage of vaping is that you can truly enjoy your nicotine intake on your terms.  Vaping allows us to choose the exact strength of nicotine we’d like to consume, which determines how potently it hits us when we inhale.  And, we can choose between two types of nicotine in order to experience this compound in two totally different ways.


Customize vape device

Vaping is so much more than a replacement for smoking – it’s a hobby in and of itself.  With so many different e-liquids and unique hardware configurations out there, most vape enthusiasts find themselves geeking out on all of the different ways in which they can create a setup.  One thing that we love about vaping is that it’s a very customizable hobby.  We can choose devices that are more geared toward blowing clouds or giving you a strong flavor, and we can even outfit our mods with addons that boost their aesthetic value.  It’s truly fun to stay on top of the latest technological features to hit the vaping market and decide how we’d like to incorporate them into our current setup.

Supportive community

There’s a huge community of vapers out there, and you can find them online, in vape shops and at vape festivals.  People have made friends through their mutual vaping hobbies, and so the community-like aspect of this industry is something that we can’t overlook.

Cons of Vaping

Can be expensive

Of course, maintaining a vaping hobby is more expensive than simply not vaping at all.  Now, if you’re switching from smoking to vaping, you’ll likely notice a significant drop in your monthly expenses, and needless to say, that’s pretty nice.  But, that doesn’t mean that you won’t have to put aside a part of your budget each month to keep on enjoying your vaping.  In order to vape each day, you need to restock your e-liquids and coils or cartridges on a fairly regular basis, and from time to time, you’ll have to upgrade your vaping device.

Now, of course, one great thing about vaping is that you can choose how much you want to spend on it, simply because there are so many options available.  E-liquids vary in price, and hardware does as well depending on how complex the setup is and which materials were used to produce each piece.  So, you can decide to vape on a budget and still enjoy your hobby immensely.  But, some vapers take their hobby to new heights by consistently investing in the latest and greatest hardware and buying only the finest, most luxurious e-juices that exist on the market.

Requires regular maintenance

Vaping does require regular maintenance, as you’re dealing with a lot of technological components that need to be kept up properly to keep working.  This means that you’ll need to clean your hardware from time to time, and you’ll need to make sure that you take good care of your equipment as well as your e-liquids so that they can satisfy your needs for a long time to come.  Now, the level of maintenance required depends completely on the setup that you go with.  For instance, closed system pod mods require very little maintenance compared to advanced sub-ohm kits that consist of several different parts.  So, if maintenance concerns you, you can opt for a simpler, technologically minimalistic vaping system that’s very easy to operate and keep in good condition.

The Benefits of Vaping Outweigh the Cons

At least as far as the vaping community is concerned.  We hope that this article helped you understand the many ways in which vaping can, in fact, benefit your life, especially if you’re still a person who smokes cigarettes.  Now that you can see the vape advantage, you can start looking through the many wonderful e-liquids and vaping kits that are available today to get started.

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Ryan G.
Ryan G.
Ryan is a writer at Vapebox. He fully converted to vaping in 2014 and has been educating new vapers ever since.
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