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Which Nicotine Level Should I Vape?

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Which Nicotine Level Should I Vape?

Nicotine level (strength) is measured in milligrams per millilitre, it is expressed as mg/mL or often just shortened as mg. E-Liquid comes in multiple strengths depending on the manufacturer. Shosha provides 0, 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 24, 30, 50 mg of nicotine strength. As you can see there’s a variety of nicotine strengths for you to choose from. So what nicotine level should you vape? Understanding what the different strength means to you can make the difference between a positive experience and a negative one with vaping, especially for first-time vapers.

Explanation of different nicotine strength for E-Liquid

Nicotine Level Recommendation
0mg E-Liquid No nicotine, ultra-smooth taste, and no throat hit
3mg E-Liquid Very low nicotine, smooth taste, with very little throat hit
6mg E-Liquid Low nicotine, mellow taste, with light throat hit
12mg E-Liquid Medium nicotine, rich taste, balanced throat hit
18mg E-Liquid High nicotine, throat hit similar to cigarette
24mg E-Liquid Extremely high nicotine, very intense throat hit
36mg E-Liquid Ultra high nicotine, harsh, very powerful throat hit
Mouth-to-Lung Vapers (Beginner)
Nicotine Level Cigarettes
0mg E-Liquid None smokers or less than 5 cigarettes a day
6mg E-Liquid 5-10 cigarettes a day
12mg E-Liquid 10-20 cigarettes a day
18mg E-Liquid 20+ cigarettes a day
Direct Lung Vapers (Advanced)
Nicotine Level Cigarettes
3mg E-Liquid 5-20 cigarettes a day
6mg E-Liquid 20+ cigarettes a day

What is Nicotine Salt (Salted Nicotine)?

To simply put it, Nicotine Salt or short for “Nic Salt” comes in its purest form. Though most vapers haven’t heard about it until salt e-liquids were made widely popular, it has been around for a long, long time. In fact, it’s the only naturally occurring form of nicotine that uniquely holds water. It is present in tobacco leaves and is formed as a result of the chemical bonding with specific acids to create a molecule that is much more stable.

Nicotine Salts are generally on the higher end of the nicotine level (strength) spectrum. We offer 15, 30, 50mg of high-level Nicotine Salts

So to answer the question of "What nicotine level should I vape?"

It depends on the type of person you are:

For smokers switching over to vaping we would generally suggest you to try out 16mg of nicotine strength as that is normally the nicotine dosage in a traditional cigarette, and it is recommended for you to move up or down only 1 level at a time. For example, if you start with 16mg, you can try 12mg or 18mg of nicotine strength before any other nicotine strength.

For non-heavy vapers we suggest you to try out 12mg of nicotine strength as it is a comfortable level for people who prefer nicotine, this nicotine level is common for people who used to smoke light cigarettes.

For medium smoker/vapers we would suggest you to vape at 16mg or 18mg as this is the middle of the road in terms of nicotine, it delivers the perfect amount of nicotine in each vape.

For previous heavy smokers, they would prefer vaping at around 24mg of nicotine level or higher, it is a nicotine level that many former heavy smokers will enjoy.