Smoking Alternatives

Smoking Alternatives: Everything to Know about Vaping

If you’re new to vaping or thinking about making the switch from traditional cigarettes to vaporizers, then you’ve come to the right place. In this section, we’ll provide answers to frequently asked questions about vaping.

What is vaping?

Vaping refers to the act in inhaling vapor produced from an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette or simply e-cig) or vaporizer. The vapor comes from materials such as e-liquids (also known as e-juices), concentrates or herbs.

What is a vaporizer?

A vaporizer is an electronically-powered device that converts vaping material into vapor. The device is generally comprised of a lithium battery, main body console with buttons for applying and adjusting heat, and RDAs or atomizers (more on these later). The battery provides the power to heat gauge wires in the atomizer/clearomizer/cartomizer which then transforms the vaping material into inhalable smoke.

What are these materials?

The majority of vapers use e-liquids, which is a liquid blend of vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol, nicotine (optional), various sweeteners or acidifiers, and an underlying flavor concentrate (e.g. fruits, creams, tobacco). Different vaporizer devices make use of different materials.

How does it compare to smoking cigarettes?

Compared to cigarettes, vaping feels moister and heavier depending on the material used to vape. Additionally, vaping can produce a pleasant aroma and flavor if using e-liquids. Some people say that vaping and smoking are incompatible in comparison in feel or satisfaction, hence not a true replacement for cigarettes. However, the ultimate the goal of smoking is to introduce nicotine into the body. With nicotine-laced e-liquids, vaping is just another nicotine delivery system to satisfy cravings.

In terms of health, there is little conclusive evidence that vaping is more dangerous than cigarettes or vice versa. Studies are ongoing and aim at proving which smoke can cause more long-term damage to the lungs and body. However, when comparing the ingredients list of what’s in an e-juice and a cigarette, it’s clear that cigarettes contain significantly more hazardous materials to the body than e-liquids.

What is an RDA?

An RDA (rebuildable drip atomizer) is a detachable piece on the vaporizer device which is used for burning materials and inhaling the produced smoke. It is a stand-alone feature which uses a heating element (thin gauge wire) to vaporize the materials. They are an essential part of operating a two- or three-piece vaporizer.

The method of applying materials in an RDA is done by simply dripping the liquid into the RDA. Within the RDA is the coiled wire and cotton which absorbs the liquid and is heated through the coils, producing inhalable smoke. With an RDA, the vaporizer doesn’t require a clearomizer or cartridge since the liquid is dripped onto the cotton when needed.

The biggest benefit of using an RDA is that it produces a fresher, more flavorful vapor. As long as the RDA is kept clean and the cotton is changed regularly, the flavor profile of the e-juice will become more prominent. The e-juice is not left for long periods in the cotton since it is burned up after each vaping session. Many so-called “vaping purists” swear by dripping as the only way to go. In instances of accidentally burning the cotton wick, the process of replacing the cotton is simple: just take out the ruined piece and replace with a fresh piece.

The most obvious problem with RDAs and dripping is the inconvenience of taking the RDA apart, applying the liquid to the cotton, reattaching the mouthpiece, and vaping. It may not sound like a big deal, but if you consider that each cotton absorbs enough liquid for roughly 10-20 hits before burning dry, then it can be a constant battle of will to not switch to a cartomizer/clearomizer. In addition to the inconvenience is the residual mess of the whole process. Applying e-juice to the cotton can be simple, or it can leave your hands and device in a sticky mess. As an extra safety measure, when using e-liquids containing nicotine, use gloves whenever dripping the e-juice into the RDA to prevent exposure to the potentially toxic chemical.

What is an atomizer?

A cartomizer is a key component to the three-piece setup. Often referred to as a “tank”, cartomizers are an e-juicecontainer which can hold several milliliters of the liquid, eliminating the need for constant refills like in the dripping process. Using a cartomizer basically means that you can go on extended vaping sessions without the need to refill the tank.

Using clearomizers can be a hassle since the refilling process is more complicated. You don’t just open the mouthpiece and drip the liquid onto to cotton, but you have to tilt the tank at an angle to prevent any liquids from falling into the central air ventilation hole. Using a syringe can be extremely helpful in the refilling process, but carrying a syringe at all times can make you appear suspicious.

To make matters worse for the clearomizer, if you accidentally burn the cotton when it is not properly saturated with liquid, then replacing the cotton piece is a long and meticulous process of opening the clearomizer, opening all the smaller components, taking out the wick, replacing the wick with an equally sized small piece of cotton, and putting the device back together.

If you’re a beginner vaper then perhaps avoid using clearomizers for the time being. You can only get so much help looking at online tutorials or asking friends before they get impatient and give you the same advice you received here: stick to using an RDA.

How do I begin?

With so many vaporizer brands and models out there, choosing the right beginner kit can be a daunting task. The first thing to do is to eliminate all of the product categories that we don’t want until we’ve reached a final conclusion.

Manufacturers make vaporizers in all shapes and sizes. The shapes range from plain rectangular to grenade to ridiculously short and fat. Whatever size fits you, go with that. Most vaporizers come with the same features. What differs among brands or models is how high the voltage, wattage, and ohms can go. Some brands offer more flexibility in reaching you ideal heat preference, while others contain simple heat readers. After selecting the right vaporizer device, the next step is to purchase the RDA or atomizer. Take a look at the market and select based on what you think is best, and not necessarily best-looking.

If all else fails, purchase a starter kit which will provide everything you need for beginner vapers. Starter kits generally come with the vaporizer device, atomizer, short length of coil, a pad of cotton for making your own cotton wicks, and USB charger cable (if the device can recharge batteries). Take a look at the instructions manual to get a good understanding of what to do and how to refill the atomizer.…

Newport Torch for Cigars

Newport Torch for Cigars Review

If you’re in need of a butane torch to light your cigar then you don’t need to go anywhere other than to Newport Zero. This company is a well-known manufacturer of simple, safe and user-friendly torches built to get stuff done. Newport Zero has a wide variety of top-quality butane torches of all shapes and sizes. The sizes and types of the torches they offer are:

Mini butane torches

These mini-sized torches were built for comfort. These torches range from 5-inches and 5.5-inches in height. The moderate size and weight of this torch makes it perfect for trips and home use.

Medium butane torches

Medium butane torches

Newport Zero’s normal-sized torches are 6-inches in height and deliver concentrated heat with adjustable flame size. Slightly taller than their mini-sized counterparts, they pack an extra punch when it comes to lighting up. Its size makes it the perfect tool for taking on outings or showcasing.

Jumbo butane torches


The jewel of the company’s butane torch catalog is the jumbo, 10-inch tall butane torch, built for style and ultimate performance. This torch is a heavy duty camping necessity and cigar-lighting overkill. The sheer size of the tank will definitely draw eyes.

Pen torches

Newport Zero Pen Torches were designed for simple and portable use. These easy to use torches are pencil-shaped, one-touch operational, and the precision flame tip can burn up to 2,500°F. The piezoelectric ignition system does not require an electricity to get things started.

Fit on Top torches

The fit on top torch is a simple contraption which is placed on the head of a Newport Zero can of butane gas, and has a feature to adjust flame size. These torches were designed for the casual user and come equipped with a flame-lock for uninterrupted use as well as a child-lock safety system. These tops are simply screwed onto the head of a Newport Butane can and you’re ready to start.

Jumbo butane torches

Newport Zero produces their butane torches with safety and simplicity in mind. Refilling the fuel tank is a cinch, and the piezoelectric igniter makes the torch just that much easier to use. Newport Zero provides three design templates for their torch products, namely Classy Solid (solid white, black, gray, pink, etc.), Luxury Colors (metallic or reflective surface), and Special Designs (Rasta patterns, Yin Yang symbols and dragons). If you’re looking to personalize your butane torch, Newport Zero also offers engraving services for your self-picked text, logo, or picture. (Note: drug-related texts and images are not accepted).


The world is saturated with tons of butane torches for lighting cigars or taking on camping trips. However, it appears that Newport Zero butane torches are easily lost among the infinite sea of torch manufacturers. There’s nothing really special with Newport Zero’s catalog of torches, but the designs and customizability are pretty fascinating.

When it comes to size, there will be people who are more comfortable with small or large torches, and Newport Zero caters to them all. In terms of functionality, all sizes perform similarly in providing a constant, concentrated flame in which to light cigars with.

If you’re looking for performance for a cigar burner, then Newport Zero’s array of butane burners is definitely worth noting. For some of their products, their torch’s flames are indeed as concentrated as the company promises, and the adjustable gas flow is easy to conrtrol. If anything, the unique designs and fancy color schemes should be an attractive enough feature to make the purchase. However, if you’re looking for value, then a regular stick match or Bic lighter can easily get the job done, albeit without the panache that Newport Zero offers.

One issue with the torch is its lifespan. Each torch comes with a lifetime warranty from manufacturer which protects the user from certain defects. However, some customers have expressed their dissatisfaction with the post-purchase services offered by the company. After “normal” use of one year, some people found their torches either leaking fuel or not turning on at all. In most cases, it’s a simple problem that can be attributed to accidental mishandling of the product, but for others the problem existed upon unboxing the torch. This just goes to show the durability (or lack thereof) of the product to withstand travel and constant usage.

Another problem found in some of the large 10-inch models is that they do not come equipped with safety lock features, allowing for a hassle-free flame. This can be considered either a pro or a con, depending how you look at it, but in the end you’re not carrying the 10-inch torch on you. However, if left in a roughly handled bag, this could cause problems as the gas can accidentally be released and sparked. Newer models of the company’s butane torches come with the safety lock system, so if safety is a priority then opt for Newport Zero’s latest torches.

Before purchasing a butane torch from any manufacturer, please collect as much information as possible regarding the product’s safety lock system. Newport Zero has active customer service reps who are eager to answer any lingering questions you may have.

Final Word

Butane torches come and go, and for many it’s a simple purchase and repurchase from the same company. However, for Newport Zero, their torches don’t stand up to the hype they built. Newport Zero is definitely making an effort to enhance the quality of their products by ensuring safety lock features on their latest models, but the damage is done. These torches are perfect for single-use and maybe not even then. Mishandling of the product during shipping is a definite possibility when receiving opened boxes or missing components, but it’s hardly an excuse for the company to turn a blind eye to their shoddy materials and questionable manufacturing.

It pains me to say this but Newport Zero hasn’t fulfilled their promise. I used to be a regular with Newport Zero and bought several of their 6- and 10-inch models, but the last few buys just left me shaking my head. I truly hope that the company gets their act together (and fixes their website since the text seems misaligned in certain pages) and fulfills their promise of quality and easy use, but I’m not hopeful.


Vuse Solo Review

Vuse Solo Review

Our rating: 4.3 out of 5                                    Cost: $


  • Low cost
  • Leaves a long lasting taste and really hits the throat
  • Decent battery life


  • Batteries are known to malfunction

If you are looking for a low cost, easy to use e-cigarette then the Vuse Solo is a great option. It has a classy look and feel and really provides the kick you would want from an e-cig that leaves a lasting taste.


Made with a metal body, the Vuse Solo has a classy, sleek body that will make other e-cigs jealous. When you hold it between your fingers, it certainly gives you a wonderful feeling. For its price, the design of the e-cig is certainly top-notch. It has an elegant black cartridge that matches well with the metal exterior and a ring in the middle that lights up either green or red. You won’t find a more elegant looking e-cig in this price range so it really hits the spot as far as design goes.

Another feature that really puts it apart from other e-cigs in its price range is the strong and sturdy build of the Vuse Solo. The fact that it employs metal instead of plastic should already tell you that it is built to last. It locks securely and should last as long as the higher end e-cigs in the market. Which is quite remarkable since it is priced so low.

Vaping experience

The Vuse Solo is easy to use, it’s as simple as plugging in the cartridge and taking a hit. It has a light on the tip which allows you to gauge the battery life, notifying you when it is low on battery. As far as vapor production goes, you can’t really compare it to the higher end kits. However, when you compare it to other e-cigs in its price range than the Vuse Solo is pretty much on par. A inhale of around 4 seconds will provide you with enough vapor to blow smokes and its thickness is quite consistent. It really stands out as compared to others in its class when it comes to the hit it gives your throat when you inhale. But beware, the added hit is due to the high content of nicotine the e-cig allows for, which is something you should definitely consider. Overall, the vaping experience is on par with other e-cigs in the same price range.

Our verdict

The Vuse Solo is a decent e-cig that provides a punch with every drag. The downside to that is the added intake of nicotine which makes it more dangerous than even normal cigarettes. If you want a well-designed e-cig that provides consistent, thick smoke and aren’t too bothered by the added nicotine intake then this is definitely the e-cig for you. You won’t find any other e-cig in this price range that provides you with what you need.…

Electric Smoke Pens

Top 8 Electric Smoke Pens

As vaping becomes more popular, you find a lot more selection of vape pens in the market. Picking the right one is not easy as you have to consider quite a few things. To make the choice much easier for you, we have tested and ranked the top 8 electric smoke pens in the market.

1. V2Pro Series 3x

V2Pro Series 3x

Our rating: 4.8 out of 5                    Cost: $$$

The V2Pro Series 3x is possible the best vape pen you can buy. Everything about it is excellent from the performance to its design. It has exceptional features like variable airflow and voltage that allow you to get the most from the vape juice. It also has an interchangeable atomizer so you can vaporize both VG and PG blends equally. It is more on the higher end as far as cost goes, but once you use it, you won’t mind investing a little more.

2. Halo Tracer Twist Vape Pen

Halo Tracer Twist Vape Pen

Our rating: 4.7 out of 5                    Cost: $$

Not as sleek as the V2Pro Series 3x but the Halo Tracer Twist makes up for it as far as performance goes. It is probably on par with the V2Pro Series 3x with a 4ml sub-ohm vape tank that packs power. It also comes equipped with a 2,300 mAh battery which allows users to adjust the power output from 5W to 30W combined with the tank it has makes it one of the more powerful vape pen in the market. It is also built a little sturdier than your average vape pen so will last a long time.

3. XEO Void Vape Pen

XEO Void Vape Pen

Our rating: 4.5 out of 5                    Cost: $$

If you are a beginner and looking for an easy to use vape pen then the XEO Void is the pen for you. The pen comes with a 1,500 mAh battery and a built in 2 ml vape tank. It doesn’t pack the same amount of power as the Halo Tracer Twist which makes this an ideal selection for beginners. The XEO Void also comes with protection from leaks so you make sure your vape juice is secure. The downside to this pen is that the tank is inbuilt so you can’t experiment as far as vape tanks go.

4. Halo Triton II

Triton II Starter Kit

Our rating: 4.45 out of 5                    Cost: $$

Another vape pen that is recommended for beginners, the Halo Trinton II doesn’t wow you with power but provides decent airflow to give you the vaping experience you desire. It has a stylish design and is much sleeker than the Halo Tracer Twist. It comes with 2-700 mAh batteries and for its price is a great buy.

5. MigVapor Ceramic Dry Herb Vape Pen

MigVapor Ceramic Dry Herb Vape Pen

Our rating: 4.4 out of 5                    Cost:$$$$

If you are interested in a vape pen that utilizes dry herb instead of e-juice then this is a wonderful option. It allows the most customization when it comes to dry herb vape pen. You can select the exact amount of output from 300 degree F to 43 degree F. This ensures you get the most out of the dry herb and the adjuster works well. The downside to this vape pen is definitely the price and it is also slightly bulkier than the average vape pen.

6. Keymaker Wax Vape Pen

Keymaker Wax Vape Pen

Our rating: 4.3 out of 5                    Cost: $$

As the only wax vape pen on the list, the Keymaker certainly packs power and allows for massive clouds of vapor. This may surprise most since it is quite compact and appears small. It comes with a 360 mAh battery which allows it to go up to temperatures of 455 degrees F in just the matters of seconds. So don’t let the size fool you, this vape pen for wax packs the punch and performs well enough to make our list.

JUUL Vape Pen

JUUL Vape Pen

Our rating: 4.2 out of 5                    Cost: $$

JUUL is not like the vape pen on this list simply because it doesn’t offer much customization. It is smaller than the average pen and not refillable. Which is why it is lower down on the list. It however, packs a lot of flavor and is easy to use which is why we had to make sure to put it on the list. It has a classy and sleek design and definitely a vape pen you should try out.

V2Pro Series 3x Dry Herb

V2Pro Series 3x Dry Herb

Our rating: 4.2 out of 5                    Cost: $$$$

If you are looking for a vape pen that allows you to use dry herb and e-juices then this is the pen for you. But it doesn’t just stop there, you can also use wax concentrates making this a 3-in-1 combo. It is much more expensive but the added benefits to make it worthwhile. The lightweight design which is similar to the V2Pro series 3x is what makes this vape pen a great buy.…

Heart Shaped Smoke Ring

How to Blow a Heart Ring

Whether you smoke shisha or love to vape, chances are you are well aware of the variety of cool ways to blow the smoke. Learning cool ways to blow smoke only impresses friends but also keeps you entertained while you smoke. It is slightly easier to blow smoke in different ways with shisha a vape because the smoke is slightly heavier than that of a cigarette. However, without proper technique and a little practice, you won’t be able to get much done.

Our tips of blowing a heart ring, will not only impress your friends but also can be a romantic gesture for your other half. The following steps should help you achieve it:

  1. You want to start by inhaling as much smoke as you possibly can. A trick to taking in more smoke is, slightly lowering your jaw. This allows your mouth to take in more smoke. The more smoke you have, the more hearts you can make.
  2. After inhaling the smoke, open your mouth in the shape of an “O.” Keeping the smoke in, you can make a coughing gesture. Nothing too intense, just a small cough from your throat. The coughing motion shouldn’t be audible, that is how low intensity it needs to be.
  3. When you cough, it will push a ring of smoke out of your mouth.
  4. Once you have the ring down, you can try blowing out hearts.
  5. Follow the steps you did for the ring, as soon as the ring comes out of your mouth, you need to snap your fingers at the top of the ring. The process of snapping your finger on top of the ring will generate an air current that will alter the top and bend it. Make sure when you snap, it isn’t too strong. Otherwise, it will completely break the top of the ring off.

Once you have it down, you can easily blow more than one ring or alternate between a ring and heart. To ensure you have the right environment to perform this task, you need to make sure that there is no external air current in the room. So make sure all the doors and windows are closed. It may take some time to get the process down but don’t give up. Remember, you need to be gentle with the coughing motion when blowing the smoke out of your mouth and also when snapping your finger. You should be able to perfect the procedure after a little effort. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and try it.…

Vape Trick Tornado On A Dark Background

Impress Your Friends With a Vape Tornado

If you are an avid vape user, you probably know that there are tons of cool ways to blow your smoke. Learning these various different ways to blow smoke allows you to impress your friends. These may look hard, but with a little practice and technique, you can easily perfect these tricks. So if you are ready to be cooler, we will teach you how to blow a vape tornado.

In order to perform a vape tornado, you will need a paper towel roll besides your vape or hookah. This will initially require a lot of practice, it isn’t easy as it requires concentration and a bit more than just blowing the smoke out a certain way. Here are the steps to blowing a vape tornado.

  1. You want to ensure you are in a room with zero air current. So shut all the windows and doors and make sure you are in a nice and quiet room. You will also need a flat, clean surface for you to blow the smoke on, so make sure that is present in the room.
  2. Get the paper towel roll ready, it’s easier if you get a roll that has no paper towel on it, makes it much easier to manage. You can even use a toilet roll if you like.
  3. Once you have your vape or hookah going, you start by inhaling as much smoke as you can. The more smoke you can manage, the better it the tornado.
  4. With the smoke inhaled, grab the paper towel roll and blow smoke through it, in a diagonal manner towards the surface.
  5. As you blow the smoke, you want to swipe it with your hand, upwards. The impact of the swipe upwards will form tornados.

The impact of your hand’s movement upward creates a split in the smoke and introduces air to the area which helps form the tornado. It may not be easy to do it on your first try, so you need to keep at it until you get it right. This is not the hardest of tricks but does require some practice. Once you master it, you can show off to your friends at parties.

When you perform a vape tornado, you want to make sure of the following:

  • The table surface should be cool. Smoke generally disappears faster on a hot surface, it sort of sticks to cooler ones so keeping it cool will help the smoke last a little longer.
  • You can experiment with the movement of your hand. This will allow you the perfect the tornado. The movement doesn’t have to be straight upward, so try different angles of moving your hand.
  • You need to blow gently through the paper towel roll otherwise the smoke will just go everywhere.

Smoke tricks are an easy way to impress your friends. So try this one out. Not only will you be the talk of the party but you will have your friends asking you to teach them.…

Imperial Hookah Pen Reviews

Imperial Hookah Pen Reviews

With so many alternatives to cigarette replacement products we are sometimes spoilt for choice when looking for something that is suitable to our likes and needs. I look at different options that included e-cigarettes, vaporizers, chewing gum and other items. I visited a shop that specialized in sales of these items specifically and decided to get hold of an imperial hookah pen. To my amazement I was quite impressed with my first experience with this little smoking wonder. I always noticed the colorful disposable e cigs while buying my weekly stash of cigarettes and felt keen to try it. I have wanted to quit smoking for the last year and knew that I would need a replacement product so that I could still experience the habit without all the harm. Here are my thoughts on the imperial hookah pen. Read more about the benefits of quitting smoking.

Packaging and appearance

First of all I have learnt that this is a popular item and that many people enjoyed smoking hookah pens. I wanted to know what all the hype was about. When I first encountered the product I fell in love with the colorful packaging and suddenly realized that it was disposable. This made it a cost efficient and enjoyable item. It actually looked like a pen which I found to be quite compact and easy to keep on me at all times. I have many friends that are hookah experts and that enjoy smoking it occasionally and they advised me to try the imperial hookah pen first which I did. The pen was easy to unwrap which turned out to be a bonus considering how hard it is to unwrap just about anything these days. I liked the feel of the item as it was light and convenient to smoke and really represented an easy habit to adapt to.

E-cigarette or not?

After using the pen for the first time I was impressed that it looked like a disposable with a bit of class. It was easy to start up and I could conveniently inhale and enjoy the experience. I opted to go for the minimal nicotine, no tar option. I love just about anything strawberry so all in all this will be my chosen flavor for my first vaporizing experience. It was awesome! It didn’t cost an arm and a leg and it provided me with a great first smoke. The best thing about it was that it was disposable and didn’t make me cough or feel lightheaded at all. There was obviously no head-rush to deal with this time around. The taste was awesome and the experience even better. Click here to learn more about how to smoke a hookah pen. This pen boasts of only 6mg nicotine and no tar or any other dangerous chemicals.

Is it worth it?

Yes absolutely, as the advert for these e-cigs would boast I was actually able to get 600 puffs out of my imperial hookah pen. That is a lot of puffs for very little money and what really impressed me was that there was no difference in flavor from the first time that I used it. It stayed remarkably fresh and kept on tasting, looking and feeling like a real cigarette even though it was a completely different experience for me.  Read more about the benefits of smoking e-cigs.


The imperial hookah pen is a great product for those that enjoy smoking hookah and more especially for those that are looking for a bang for the buck e-cigarette experience. If you are one of the many that enjoy smoking hookah occasionally but don’t enjoy visiting a hookah lounge for example this is a great product that you can enjoy anywhere and best of all in the comfort of your own home. With up to 600 puffs you will enjoy the freedom and diversity that this product offers you. As previously mentioned it also looks great and actually feels and tastes like a real cigarette but will never cost you as much as real cigarettes would so make sure you get hold of one of these pens to enjoy a different way of smoking. It is amazing to see how much money one can save by giving up smoking and the best part is you can still enjoy an inhalation experience that won’t release half the chemicals that you normally are exposed to with normal cigarettes. Before lighting up you should considering plugging in.

I would say that with so many products in the market that have been specifically manufactured to replace cigarettes I have a respect for hookah and would lean toward this option the most because it has been around for over 700 years and have been smoked by Middle Easterners for centuries. The benefit of starting hookah instead of smoking cigarettes is that it has a great social following and that there are many lounges that cater just for people that enjoy hookah so it obviously is something that can be enjoyed with friends or on your own in the comfort of your own home. There is a reason why people from ancient times chose to smoke hookah and why there weren’t as many cases of lung cancer or asthma back then. It must have been a healthier choice that was only done on occasion and generally something that brought people together. I have now become part of the hookah community and with many other enthusiasts we are trying and trading different flavors while also enjoying the odd disposable pen now and then. I don’t think I will ever go back to smoking actual cigarettes again as it made me feel a lot unhealthier and it really cost me a lot more.…

How to Use a Hookah

Is Hookah Addictive?

There are lots of traditions around the world and one of the most popular has become one of the favorite options to replace cigarettes. Hookah is a new way to enjoy the habit of smoking without any nicotine. Smoking cigarettes is most probably one of the hardest habits to kick and there are thousands who are willing to try any method to stop. The cold turkey method seems to be the hardest where emotions run high and people aren’t able to face their day with ease.  Lots of people have started using vaporizer pens and other forms cigarette replacement.  One of the leading causes of preventable death is smoking and people have come to realize that it is not a good habit. It is however incredibly hard to quit smoking once you have started and with the growing hookah industry smokers believe that it has become much easier for them to get rid of the nasty habit. Vendors claim that there is little to no nicotine in the products that are used which gives smokers the opportunity to become used to a habit that is far less addictive. But is it really?

When wondering and asking is hookah addictive we should investigate all the different products that are available on the market to help you quit smoking cigarettes. There are so many to choose from where in the olden days gum that contained nicotine was the most popular choice. It is no secret that the popularity of hookah has gone up quite a bit. Hookah is a water pipe that can be used to smoke an herbal mixture or perhaps tobacco depending on your preference. The pipe has a long tube through which smoke is inhaled. This form of smoking has been around for many years and originates from the Middle East. It is a form of social smoking and offers many different kinds of mixtures to use. Today you can find fruity and candy flavored options that are quite enjoyable. Click here to read more about the history of hookah.  This form of smoking has an interesting tale to tell involving ancient times and cultures that include the Persians which was an ancient race.

It is a fact that most mixtures that are used for hookah contain less chemicals and nicotine than cigarettes. There are even hookah lounges around the world that cater for the ever growing market of smokers. According to a survey hookah is actually more popular with men between 18 and 24. According to the same survey that has been conducted they have found that 17% of high school students actually smoke hookah.

Most people that smoke hookah are convinced that it is not addictive where in fact it has been proven that it is not as addictive as cigarettes.  It is said by specialists that as with any habit you need to curb how much you smoke though as it would completely defeat the purpose of trying to cut down on cigarettes and then attending a hookah session that lasts up to several hours. Experts say that it also largely depends on which mixtures you smoke while enjoying hookah. Some of the mixtures contain a large amount of nicotine which means smoking it would cause the equivalent of smoking up to 10 cigarettes per day. When going to a hookah lounge make sure to spend only a few sessions inside as you will be exposed to a lot of smoke. Take a look here at other ways to enjoy hookah at home. It is true that hookah is a great social tool and can make a party so much better but try and refrain from smoking any mixtures that has a high nicotine volume in order to really benefit from hookah.

Hookah smoking is an old tradition that has been around for over 700 years which means it deserves some respect as an option to replace cigarette smoking and with some incentive you won’t end up spending a fortune on it as you would on regular cigarettes. This once again proves that to make it worth your while to dump the cigarettes and to start hookah you should perhaps start slow and try all the different herbal mixes that are available. Find time to enjoy it and make sure that you don’t smoke too often because as with everything in life too much of a good thing really isn’t good. Young people are lured to hookah because of the social atmosphere and the fun of it and yes it would seem like a better alternative to smoking. As a smoker I remember that I started smoking for social reasons and that in the beginning it really was a social thing until I found myself unable to wake up in the morning without having a cigarette or two. I have found that smoking hookah has helped me to get rid of the cigarettes as I personally smoke much less hookah then cigarettes. I also enjoy trying out different mixtures and finding what I like the most. I personally enjoy the fruity mixtures as it really tastes and smells great and honestly I don’t feel like I have to have it as often as I used to have cigarettes on a daily basis.

The general consensus is that you can get addicted to hookah if you smoke brands that contain a lot of nicotine or chemicals and that you might also be addicted to the social environment that goes hand in hand with hookah. The best thing after all is to not smoke anything at all and to keep yourself occupied with healthier and better habits. Many smokers swear by hookah and say that they were able to stop smoking cigarettes thanks to this ancient smoking tradition. Everything is so readily available today that it is sometimes hard not to try something for the first time. It is better to find good and wholesome hobbies rather than to get lost inside a hookah den while looking for new mixtures to explore.…

Best Hookah Pipes for Beginners

Best Hookah Pipes for Beginners

Shisha tubes look a lot like us. They come in all shapes and sizes, some of which fit the experience you are looking for. The height, quantity of pipes and, of course, the price will affect your first experience of smoking. Buying your first shisha hose does not have to be a complex experience, but some things you need to consider when choosing. There are different models on the market and everyone offers a unique experience for the first smoker of Shisha. Here is a list of hookah pipes for beginners;

Khalil Mamoon Mini-Classic

Khalil Mamoon Mini-Classic

It comes from the Egyptian manufacturers, Khalil Mamoon, who make all their water pipes by hand and are widely respected for the development of high quality products.

Why this hookah?

  • This water pipe will be provided with an Egyptian water pipe, a foil packet, Hookah coal, a coal tong, and a shisha tobacco, a bowl of Egyptian croquettes, a charcoal tray and a glass base.
  • Khalil Mamoon uses stainless steel downstream from this water pipe and is designed to give you a traditional smoking experience similar to how you can come in a hookah room in Cairo, Egypt.
  • Is 17 inches high and is made of stainless steel to prevent contamination or damage. This hookah will surely last long saving you from spending anytime soon on buying another hookah.
  • It costs as little as $ 50, is an excellent price for a beginner because you do not want to spend a lot on something you may enjoy. So you do not have to break a bank to buy this hookah as the price is just too low that anyone can afford.

Sahara smoke, Large Kiss Inferno

Sahara smoke, Large Kiss Inferno

Are you a beginner, but you want to share your first experiences with three or more friends? Then Kiss Inferno offers you an option to connect more pipes.

Why Buy Sahara Smoke Large Kiss Inferno

  • Has a Sonic Transmitter. It is guaranteed to give you a soft whisper that you inhale without the noise. This makes it perfect as you will enjoy you first experience in an executive way.
  • You can pack 3 or 4 bowls for everyone with different water pipes or make a cup and throw in this hookah.
  • Ability to be broken down into small parts. When it is time to take this whistle to the road, you can save space as this hookah can broken-down into small pieces to facilitate storage and ensure easier movement.
  • No one should attach the hose using the thumb. The Kiss Inferno has a 6-point center point for your large group sessions and has a self-closing adapter at each pipe connection.

Khalil Mamoon Mini Shamadan

Khalil Mamoon Mini Shamadan

Khalil Mamoon designs your water pipes to offer you a traditional smoking experience, inspired by what you’ll find in the hookah lounges around Egypt. Khalil Mamoon supplies the world with ultra-modern water pipes, affordable, handmade and with incredible smoke quality.

Reasons why you should buy this Hookah Tube

  • The Mini Shamadan comes with a tin foil bag, a charcoal tray, a Shisha tobacco pack, a 96-inch Khanil Mamoon hose, an Egyptian hookah bowl, hookah charcoal and a charcoal clamp.
  • It is made of high quality stainless steel, which makes it extremely durable and durable.
  • The Khalil Mamoon Mini Shamadan is 18 meters long and contains anti rusting cover that is in gold, silver or black; the black oxidized version did not go through an oxidation process, so do not use polishing agents or powerful cleaning agents.

Q Mod 24 Glass Hookah

Q Mod 24 Glass Hookah

The fusion between thick glass and anodized aluminum underscores this design among other glass whistles and the integrated stand gives the heating a feeling of stability.

Why buy this hookah?

  • It gives the possibility to fill the upper part of the glass with fruits, ice or anything that meets your visual requirements. If you love adding some personal touch then this hookah provides you with such an option.
  • Q Mod 24 is available in 3 colors that never fade.
  • Each drawer offers an impressive look through the construction of transparent glass, and the rod integrated in the lower stem of medium size provides the facility of creating white and fluffy clouds


All hookahs discussed above are good, which one you choose will depend on your personal preferences, but I can assure you that whichever is your choice, you are sure to have a first stellar experience.



Hookah Tricks

Hookah Tricks – How to French Inhale

Today, places for vaping (vape shops) are as common as normal bars, basically a steam shop is a bar that can vary by design, but all are similar in the services they offer. In a vape shop, people are primarily directed to socialization by taking e-fluids or e-cigarettes, even some end up engaging in activities such as those that end up blowing the biggest steam.

A good round smoke can be a stationary show while smoking. Smoke tricks show sophistication and smoke control that many people do not. So we have developed smoke tips to inhale O French so you can succeed at your next meeting.

Also known as the Irish Waterfall, the French inhalation is a shisha smoking trick that can prove to your audience that you are a real shisha smoker. You can do this trick with a Hookah Coal. In this trick, it creates a large cloud of smoke that comes out in circle. As long as you feel comfortable smoking with pipe hookah, you can easily pull this tip.

A good trick takes a few strokes to understand, but as soon as you do, you’ll do it every time you smoke. The most important step to achieve this tricks is to control your smoke consumption and know how much you can handle. There is nothing worse than trying to make a good round and coughing up your lungs then everybody makes fun of you. Once you have breathed a good amount of smoke, follow these steps to get a perfect O’s.

  • Inhale the hose, but keep the smoke in your mouth, but out of your lungs. You can do it using the smoke to move around your cheek. You can also put your tongue in your mouth. You should inhale as much smoke as you can without being submerged.
  • Exhale your smoke to the point where it becomes a perfect O-material. Once you have light smoke from your lungs, create the “O” shape with your mouth as you hold the smoke in your lungs.
  • While your mouth has an “O” shape, place your tongue in the middle of your mouth.
  • Exhale the thick smoke in short pauses, almost as if you were coughing so easily. This should create a chronic O to blind everyone. If you are unsuccessful, try again.

French inhaling, trick, steps in summar

  • Take a long trail of shisha without inhaling
  • Slowly open your mouth
  • Slide the lower lip
  • Push the smoke with the tongue

Effects of Hookah Smoking

Doing a French inhale might be fun, but I thought it would give you some light on some of the effects of hookah through smoking so it would not be a habit that would harm your health.

Mood fluctuations influence the central nervous system

Many believe that Hookah smoking is much better than smoking cigarettes, because tobacco like the one you smoked from a water pipe is mixed with water. For this reason, the effect for water pipes would be less. It is a myth. The truth is that the water hose brings more side effects to your body.
Nicotine is usually very good for the taste of smokers, so people will find it so hard to stop smoking. Nicotine reaches the brain in seconds and makes you feel more energetic for a while. But as this effect diminishes, you feel tired and hurt more. That is why you want to feel how you feel when you have smoked hookah so you start smoking more often to feel good, unknowing that you are becoming a shisha addict and you cannot stop because the withdrawal symptoms are more difficult, especially if one cannot afford to seek professional help.


Irritation which is caused by use of tobacco or juices from tobacco will increases your chances getting oral cancer. Hookah smoking will have more effects than cigar burners or those using water pipes. Tobacco and smoke tubes contain many toxic substances known to cause lung cancer, bladder cancer and oral cancer. A typical 1-hour session of the smoke line makes the user consume as much as a hundred to two hundred times the volume of smoke from a single cigarette


You can have fun by doing French inhalation, but do not forget that this should not be a habit as the health risks are higher.…