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Supergood Explains - Nicotine Strength

Supergood Explains - Nicotine Strength

Now when you're first starting out on your vaping journey, the whole nicotine thing can be a little confusing. But we here at Supergood have compiled a handy-dandy guide for you newbies out there to refer to!

If you need a reminder on the difference between Freebase Nicotine and Nicotine Salts, please click here to brush up on your Nic Knowledge.

So where do I start?

First things first, we need to find out how many cigarettes you smoke per day on average. From there, we can figure out what kind of nicotine strength you can start off with. Below is a table we can refer to to hone in on your starting nic:

Number of Cigarettes  Nicotine Strength
1-5 1.5mg
5-10 3mg
10-20 4.5mg (10mg Nic Salts)
20-30 6mg (10mg Nic Salts)
30-40 12mg (20mg Nic Salts)
40+ 18mg (20g Nic Salts)


Now there's a couple things to bear in mind:

  • It's not recommended to use any higher than 6mg in a Sub-Ohm devices due to it's higher wattages.
  • Nic Salts are highly discouraged from being used in Sub-Ohm devices.
  • It is not recommended to add more nicotine than directed in shortfill bottles, as more nicotine can weaken the flavour and make it unnecessarily harsh.

Once you have found your initial Nicotine Strength, feel free to experiment with different strengths and devices to find your sweet spot! Remember, everyone is different and there's no one-size-fits-all solution.

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