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Neil Mclaren

Neil Mclaren
Neil Mclaren

A Co-Founder of vaping.com, Neil is a pioneer in trying to solve one of the world’s most avoidable problems and has spent 15 years in the world of vaping and nicotine alternatives, there's not much he hasn't seen or written about.

  1. Glastonbury Disposable Vape Ban

    Glastonbury Disposable Vape Ban

    Glastonbury, the UK's most renowned summer festival, has made a significant decision regarding disposable vapes. With a staggering capacity of 200,000 attendees, the festival has decided to ban the use of disposable vapes due to concerns over their environmental impact. This move has ignited a broader conversation about the recycling and disposal of disposable vapes in the UK. 

    Neil McLaren, CMO at vaping.com, acknowledges the importance of addressing this issue and applauds Glastonbury for taking a stand. However, he believes that the ban should also extend to cigarettes, considering their well-documented harm and status as the world's most littered item. In this article, we explore the environmental implications of disposable vapes and offer a greener alternative for vapers concerned about the festival ban.

    Disposable Vapes: An Environmental Hazard:

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  2. How Do Vapes Work?

    How Do Vapes Work?

    In this article, we’ll take you through some of the main types of vapes and how they work.

    If you’re new to vaping and just getting started, you’re bound to have questions around how a vape works. Vapes come in many different shapes and sizes, but they all have the same basic components: a battery, coil and a tank or pod. Depending on the type of vape you want, some can be more complex and customisable, while others are simpler and easy to use. 

    How Do Disposable Vapes Work?

    Disposable vapes are non-rechargeable devices. There are many disposable vapes available in the UK, which come with a pre-filled e-liquid in a variety of different flavours and high nicotine strengths (up to 20 mg). The moment you remove them from their packaging, and peel away any hygiene seals, they’re ready to use. 

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  3. Vaping and Travelling - Vaping Abroad

    Vaping and Travelling - Vaping Abroad

    Packing for a holiday? Don’t know whether you can take your vape with you? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Many vapers are unsure of the regulations around vaping and travelling. From Greece to Egypt, this article will take you through some of the most popular travel destinations, and the vaping regulations to take note of before jetting off. 

    Can You Take Vapes On A Plane?

    In the United Kingdom, you are not allowed to use your vape in any airport.1 You can, however, travel with vapes in your carry-on luggage.1 You are not permitted to store your vape in your checked luggage, which applies to both domestic and international flights.1 

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  4. How Much Nicotine Is in a Cigarette vs Vape Products?

    How Much Nicotine Is in a Cigarette vs Vape Products?

    When using vapes as an alternative to smoking cigarettes, there are a few things you can learn to help make the switch smoother for you - including how much nicotine in a vape compares to that in a cigarette. 

    When first switching from cigarettes to vapes, it can be tricky to wrap your head around how the nicotine contents in each product differ, but it doesn’t have to be. This guide will take you through the basics when it comes to nicotine vaping. Read on to learn more about nicotine, how much nicotine is in a cigarette vs a vape, and more. 

    What is Nicotine?

    Nicotine is a substance that’s found in both tobacco and nicotine e-liquids. It’s colourless,

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  5. 50/50 Vape Juice: Everything You Need to Know

    50/50 Vape Juice: Everything You Need to Know

    50/50 vape juice has become a popular balance of PG/VG in e-liquids. Many brands have ranges of PG/VG ratios available, each providing something different to the vaping experience. But what can 50/50 bring to the table? And what is the best 50/50 vape juice uk vapers can buy? 

    We’ll walk you through everything to know about 50/50 vape juice, and whether it’s a good e-liquid for you.

    What Is 50/50 Vape Juice?

    50/50 vape juice is an e-liquid that has a ratio of 50/50 propylene glycol (PG) to vegetable glycerin (VG). Both PG and VG bring different qualities to vaping, and when in a 50/50 ratio, offer a nice balance of these qualities. 

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  6. Beginner’s Guide to Disposable Vapes

    Beginner’s Guide to Disposable Vapes

    Disposable vapes are a great way to transition from smoking to the vaping world before moving on to a longer-term, rechargeable device. In fact, they’ve become increasingly popular in the last few years, with 15.2% of vapers in England using disposables in 2022 compared to 2.2% the previous year.1 

    But exactly how do disposable vapes work? Which type of vapers are they best suited to? And what disposable vape is best for those starting their vaping journey? If you’re just getting started with vaping and want to learn more about this fantastic product, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s our beginner's guide to disposable vapes.

    What Is a Disposable Vape?

    A disposable

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  7. Our Guide to Buying Vape Juice

    Our Guide to Buying Vape Juice

    With so many unique flavours of vape juice it can be tricky trying to find the best vape juice online

    Don’t worry though, we’ve created this handy guide on how to buy vape juice that’s perfect for your device and vaping preferences. 

    Our Top Vape Juice Flavours

    With so many amazing vape juice flavours for sale online, vapers have an array of options to choose from at any given time. It's great to explore different flavours - you never know which ones you might like!  

    Below, you’ll find a list with some of the most popular vape juice flavours you can find on Vaping.com right now.

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  8. Why Do I Vape More Than I Smoked?

    Why Do I Vape More Than I Smoked?

    When switching over from smoking to vaping, you might notice a few changes in the way you vape compared to the way you smoked. For instance, you might feel like you’re vaping more than you ever smoked.

    If you’re in this situation, there are a few reasons why you might be vaping more than you smoked. It’s important to understand that vaping isn’t smoking. While vapes can offer a sense of familiarity for smokers looking to make the transition to vaping, they are entirely different products. Therefore, you might find yourself starting to form different habits around vaping than you had when smoking. However, just because you form different habits doesn’t necessarily mean there’s something to worry about.

    Here, we dive into some of the main reasons why you might be vaping more than you smoked. We’ll also show you how to reduce your vaping - if that’s what you’re interested to know more about.

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  9. Vaping While Pregnant: Understanding the Risks

    Vaping While Pregnant: Understanding the Risks

    Whether you’re an expectant mother or just want to know more about vaping during pregnancy, this article is going to explore everything you need to know about the potential risks. 

    Understanding Vaping and Pregnancy

    In line with NHS advice, it is not recommended that pregnant women smoke cigarettes or e-cigarettes.6

    Although vaping is a less harmful alternative to continued smoking, there are still certain risks associated with vaping while pregnant

    The long-term effects of vaping when pregnant is a relatively new topic but research does suggest that vapes are less risky than smoking cigarettes.

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  10. Lost Mary vs Elf Bar & Other Vaping Devices

    Lost Mary vs Elf Bar & Other Vaping Devices

    Lost Mary and Elf Bar are two of the most well-known vape brands out there, especially popular for their disposable vape collection. 

    But is Lost Mary better than Elf Bar? Or are there other products that, overall, would suit you better? In this guide, we’ll explore Lost Mary and Elf Bar, and compare how these disposable devices stack up against each other. We’ll also include some information about other brands and devices you might want to try out.

    Lost Mary vs Elf Bar - Which is Better?

    While both brands offer some great-tasting disposable vapes, there are a few differences between their products - which might make one of them better suited to you. Ultimately, the best vape for you will depend on your personal

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  11. The Difference Between Ice and Menthol Flavours

    The Difference Between Ice and Menthol Flavours

    Both ice and menthol flavours can offer a cool and refreshing vaping experience, but there are some key ways they differ. You might even prefer one flavour over the other, so it’s good to know the differences between the two. 

    In this guide, we’ll explore what ice and menthol vape flavours are, helping you decide which option best suits your preferences. 

    How Do Ice and Menthol Flavours Differ?

    While both ice and menthol flavours offer a cool, refreshing taste, menthol e-liquids also taste minty. In comparison, ice vape flavours do not. This makes both ice and menthol e-liquids suitable for different vaping experiences. If you want your vape to include the taste of mint, you’ll probably enjoy menthol flavours. Alternatively, if you enjoy the cooling sensation of menthol but don’t want your vape to taste minty, ice

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  12. How to Open Vape Juice Bottles

    How to Open Vape Juice Bottles

    Whether you’ve just bought your first vape juice or are a seasoned vaper having trouble with a tricky bottle - this guide will take you through how to open vape juice bottles. 

    If your vape juice bottle won’t open, try the step-by-step process below first:

    1. Hold the bottle of e-liquid with one hand, and use your other hand to push down on the lid.
    2. While pushing the lid down, turn it counterclockwise.
    3. Continue to turn the lid until you have unscrewed it from the bottle.
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  13. The Best Ice Vape Juice & Disposable Flavours

    The Best Ice Vape Juice & Disposable Flavours

    Ice-flavoured e-liquids have become increasingly popular in recent years. They’re known for bringing a cool sensation to the vaping experience, and a smoother throat hit.

    At Vaping.com, we have a wide range of ice-flavoured e-liquids and disposable vapes. Whether you’re just starting out on your vaping journey or you want to try a new flavour, we have something for everyone. This guide will explore exactly what that ice flavour is, and the best ice vape juice and disposables we have to offer on Vaping.com 

    What Is the Ice Flavour in Vapes?

    If you’ve ever used a vape that has a cool exhale, odds are you’ve experienced an “ice” or “frozen” e-liquid flavour.  In recent years, vape companies have been using cooling agents

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  14. Top 10 Best Vape Juice Flavours for 2023

    Top 10 Best Vape Juice Flavours for 2023

    Choosing the best vape juice is an essential part of finding the right vaping experience for you. To help you find the right flavour, we’ve collated 10 of our favourites from the best vape juice brands out there. 

    How to Choose the Best Vape Flavour Juice for You

    When searching for vape juice, you should consider a few different factors. Firstly, think about the nicotine strength. Nicotine strength affects your vape juice’s taste and overall experience. There are several common nicotine strengths, ranging from 3 mg to as high as 20 mg in the UK. 

    Higher nicotine levels often give vape juice a stronger

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  15. Pod Vapes vs Vape Pens: Which Is Right for You?

    Pod Vapes vs Vape Pens: Which Is Right for You?

    For new vapers, or those less familiar with the ins and outs of vape devices, we know it’s not always easy to tell which type of device is going to work for you.

    In this blog article, we’ll explore the differences between pod vapes and vape pens. We’ll take you through what each style of vape does, how it works and what you can expect. You’ll see some of the key factors to consider when deciding which type of vape is suitable for your lifestyle, and find links to other helpful articles on the subject. Here, you’ll also find some of the most popular pen, pod vapes and products around to get you started.

    Vape Pen vs Pod Vape: How They Work

    Firstly, the basics: how do vape pens and pod vapes work, and why do you need to know? There are a few key differences to be aware of between these two types of vapes. By learning about their characteristics, you may find

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  16. The Best Non-Sweet Vape Juice Flavours

    There’s a huge variety of sweet-flavoured e-liquids, but what if these aren’t your thing? What about non-sweet vape juice? As well as fruit, candy, and dessert-style e-liquid flavours, there’s also a great range of other, non-sweet options out there. 

    Whether you’re just switching over from smoking to vaping and want a vape with tobacco-tasting e-liquid, or simply enjoy non-sweet flavours more than the sweeter options, here we dive into some of our top products for this. Explore our list of the best non-sweet vape juice flavours at Vaping.com.

    Tobacco Vape Juice

    Some users might want a feeling of familiarity when making the move from cigarettes to vapes. Alternatively, you might be further into your vaping journey, and simply enjoy the taste of tobacco more than the sweet vape juices out there. Whatever the reason, here’s our top tobacco non-sweet vape juice product.

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  17. Shortfill E-Liquid: What It Is and How to Use It

    Shortfill E-Liquid: What It Is and How to Use It

    The vaping world is packed with such a huge variety of products, helping accommodate so many different vaping experiences. Within this variety are a range of e-liquids, all with varying flavours, PG/VG ratios, and nicotine strengths. Shortfill e-liquid is just one type of vape juice available. You might’ve heard of these products before, and they could be suitable for you. But exactly what is shortfill e-liquid?  

    This guide takes you through all you need to know about shortfill e-liquid. We’ll explore what it is, how to use it, and which type of vapers can benefit the most from it.

    What Is Shortfill E-liquid and How Do I Use Them?

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  18. Elf Bar Alternatives - Vape Devices & Juices like Elf Bar

    Elf Bar Alternatives - Vape Devices & Juices like Elf Bar

    Elf Bar is one of the most popular vape brands around, known for their disposables and great-tasting e-liquids. 

    Whether you’ve used Elf Bar vapes before and want to see what similar products are out there, or have just heard of the brand and want to explore other options, this guide is for you! Here, we dive into our list of the best e-liquids and vapes that taste like Elf Bars. 

    What Are Elf Bar Disposable Vapes?

    First things first - let’s explore Elf Bar disposables and the reasons why they’re so popular in the vaping world. 


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  19. Best Mouth to Lung Vape Kits

    Best Mouth to Lung Vape Kits

    Mouth-to-lung (MTL) vaping is considered a good option for those who have only just switched from smoking to vaping, as it provides a similar experience to smoking. The NHS also states that vaping is considered ‘substantially less harmful than smoking’.1 As well as providing the familiar ‘hand to mouth’ reflex of smoking a cigarette, MTL vaping requires you to draw the vapour into your mouth before inhaling in a similar way.

    But how do you decide on the best mouth-to-lung vape when starting your smoke-free journey?

    There’s a wide variety of MTL kits on the market, so to help answer the question, we’ll take you through some

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  20. The 10 Best Crystal Vape Flavours

    The 10 Best Crystal Vape Flavours

    The 10 Best Crystal Vape Flavours

    When it comes to vaping, picking the right flavour is key for ensuring you have the most enjoyable vaping experience. SKE’s Crystal Bar disposable vape comes in a variety of unique and great-tasting flavours, ranging from fruity and sweet to tobacco and minty menthol. 

    The Crystal Bar disposable vape pen is designed to last up to approximately 600 puffs - however, exactly how long it’ll last depends on personal usage. It’s pre-filled with 2 ml of nic salt with a 20 mg nicotine strength - bringing you a high nicotine level in a smooth, satisfying vaping experience. 

    The SKE Crystal bar is made with durable stainless steel. It features double injection moulding and delivers an elegant draw-activated experience. This disposable vape costs £4.95 on Vaping.com. However, with our multi-buy deal, users can purchase 3 of these

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