Are you a smoker looking for an alternative that isn’t as harmful for your body or has a negative stigma attached to it like regular smoking does? What many smokers don’t realize is that there’s a difference between e-cigs and vaporizers. Although the technology for e-cigs has been present for some time, it’s not until recently that they’ve actually become popular and you’re starting to see more people out on the street with e-cigs and vaporizers. And there are even brick and mortar stores that you can go to now to get your device repaired or to buy supplies. The problem that many of these smokers face isn’t that they have no desire to try e-cigs or vaporizers, it’s that they have no idea where to begin. One of the most common problems they run into is deciding between an e-cig and a vaporizer. In this blog, we’re going to talk a little bit about each, how they differ, and how they’re related.


E-cigarettes, or just e-cigs are typically designed to look like a regular cigarette and operate in a similar way. They are smaller and more compact than vaporizers and make use of pre-filled cartridges that are placed in the device and smoked. Since these devices are so small, their battery life is much shorter. Some of these e-cigs will allow you to recharge the battery while others are disposable. One major problem with e-cigs is that they often look identical to real cigarettes and can often raise concerns among people that wouldn’t happen with a vaporizer.


There are three main components to an e-cig: the cartomizer, mouthpiece, and battery. The cartomizer contains the cartridge of e-liquid and the e-liquid contains nicotine, flavorings, and whatever else you want to add to it. Once it’s empty it can be disposed of or in some cases refilled. It used to be that, in order to get a hit, you’d have to press a button to activate the atomizer, but now e-cigs automatically activate whenever someone inhales on the mouthpiece. This will cause the heating coil to activate and although the vapor that’s exhaled looks like smoke, it’s actually an odorless vapor.


Vaporizers, also called vapes, aren’t usually designed to look like actual cigarettes and usually vary a lot more in appearance than e-cigs. These devices will need to be refilled with liquid nicotine and the flavoring of you choice and more flavor options are available to those with vaporizers. You can also vape marijuana on a vaporizer. Aside from these differences, there are a lot of similarities between these two types of devices. The liquids used in both vaporizers and e-cigs are usually composed of the same substances. Often times, they’ll contain propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin, liquid nicotine and added flavors of your choosing.

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If you’re new to vaping, it can be overwhelming trying to understand all the different lingo that’s thrown around in the industry. Stick with it and you’ll find you’ll find the option that works best for you. Contact us today to learn more about our revolutionary vape device the Elevaré Saber.