As the number of smokers switching to vaping continues to increase, the number of e-cigarette and e juice shops have also increased to satisfy the demand. But not all products are made equal and in this unregulated industry, it’s extremely important to know what you’re vaping. Good juices should contain only a few key ingredients: nicotine, a glycol compound for optimizing vapor, and natural flavorings. While reputable e juice companies will adhere to this formula, it’s also true that you get what you pay for. Read ahead to find out why you should be careful when buying bargain-priced ejuice.
Cheap ingredients = bad flavor
Because the industry is minimally regulated, it can be difficult to know what exactly you’re purchasing when you hit that “Order Now” button. While shopping online for e-juice, the temptation may be to settle on whichever costs the least. And this often results in unsuspecting consumers buying juice from non-US manufacturers advertising bargain-basement prices. While the juices from these companies may be inexpensive, they often have a bitter, inconsistent flavor. And why vape at all if it’s going to taste bad and result in an unpleasant experience? Vaping should be fun!
Cheap Ejuice Often Lacks Proper Labeling
Eliquid contains nicotine, a substance that can be potentially dangerous if not consumed correctly. Therefore, it’s important that your e-cigarette products, including e-juice bottles, are labeled properly. Otherwise, they could be mistaken for a beverage. A brand that takes the time and resources to properly label its products is a brand that holds itself accountable. You want to purchase from a company that has high moral and safety standards.
You wouldn’t eat dinner out of a dirty restaurant or take a pill that was made in a rundown facility, so why would you inhale vapor from fluids created in an unsanitary environment? Because the industry is unregulated, cheap e juices are often made in facilities with few sanitary standards and no accountability. Paying a little extra for your ejuice often means you’re paying for the peace of mind and assurance that your ecig juice isn’t being mixed in some random person’s dirty bathtub.
Bad customer service
Fly-by-night e-juice companies not only produce lower quality products, but they often make it difficult to get service online or by phone. If you get the wrong flavor or a “bad batch,” good luck trying to get a replacement or other compensation. You may also have questions about standards, quality ingredients or nicotine levels, so it’s important to check that your ejuice provider has a phone number, email address and established business hours before you commit to buying from them.
What should you do?
If ejuice taste, quality and safety standards are important to you, do yourself a favor and research your eliquid manufacturers. Reputable companies are proud of their manufacturing standards and will have nothing to hide. If a company offers little information online about their products or if they seem hesitant to answer questions about their manufacturing process, proceed with caution.
Whether you’ve been vaping for decades or are just starting out, give us at Pink Spot Vapors a call! We’ll be happy to answer any and all questions you may have about our high quality eliquid. Happy vaping!