Nicotine Salt, also known as Nic Salt, is a different type of processed nicotine vs the regular "freebase" nicotine.
Nicotine salt e-liquid is much easier to inhale than regular e-liquid due to its biocompatibility. The vape is less harsh on the throat and allows vapers to use stronger e-liquids. It's this ability to inhale more nicotine per puff that makes nic salts more satisfying for some vapers as it more closely mimics the nicotine found in a cigarette.
Nic Salt is a new type of nicotine being used by many companies instead of the original “freebase” nicotine that has been standard in the industry. Nic Salt is the natural state of nicotine found in the tobacco leaf. It enters the body differently than the industry standard nicotine most vapers are used to.
Nic Salts are able to provide vapers a heavier nicotine blood absorption rate, which is similar to how nicotine from cigarettes enters your bloodstream. Much like with the traditional tobacco use, users who utilize Nic Salts will feel more satisfied with a few short pulls out of a high-ohm, low wattage device, as opposed to the standard sub-ohm devices we see on the market now. Nic Salts are able to enter your bloodstream faster and sustain your nicotine fix longer than freebase nicotine. Think of it as going for your “smoke break” with your device, as opposed to using your sub-ohm device heavily throughout the day. New users often find it hard to know when they're “done” vaping as, unlike a cigarette, there is no beginning, middle, or end of a vape session. You often vape until you feel satisfied with the nicotine intake into your system. With Nic Salts, you'll find that you're vaping less, but still getting your nicotine fix.
With Nic Salts, users will not need to be using their devices constantly to reach their preferred nicotine blood absorption rate, as the high concentration of nicotine in the Nic Salt e-liquids is designed to give users a more complete, enriched, and faster method of nicotine delivery. Nic Salt may come in much higher concentrations of nicotine than the freebase industry standard nicotine, but it's been developed to be a smoother experience (due to its use in high-ohm, low-wattage devices) to help ease the transition between smoking and vaping, while still delivering the “throat hit” that a new vaper might expect.
We recommend the following conversions for new vapers:
- If you smoke less than half a pack of cigarettes a day, we recommend 10mg/12mg strengths.
- If you smoke half a pack or more of cigarettes a day, we recommend 24mg strengths.
- If you smoke a pack or more of cigarettes a day, we recommend 35mg/36mg strengths.
- If you smoke a pack and a half to two packs of cigarettes a day, we recommend 48mg strength.
**PLEASE NOTE: These are recommendations only, and individual experiences and preferences will vary.**
Nic Salts is MOST recommended for heavy smokers (a pack or more a day) who are looking to get into vaping for the first time. It takes a lot of the guesswork out of the first purchase of your new vape, as you'll be able to get the satisfaction you're craving, without having to vape at higher wattages or use higher concentrations of freebase nicotine. Nic Salts are for use in HIGH-OHM, LOW-WATTAGE DEVICES, and is NOT recommended to be put into a sub-ohm device AT ALL, as the concentrations of nicotine are high enough to cause a nicotine overdose. Please do your due diligence when making your purchase to ensure that the device you are getting is compatible with Nic Salt delivery.
We recommend units that are utilizing coils at 1.8 ohms and up to 30 watts of power.