Nicotine Strength Calculator

What Nicotine Strength Should I Vape?

If you’re looking to quit smoking and make the switch to vaping, you’re no doubt curious about nicotine strength, having wondered about how much nicotine is in a cigarette, or asked yourself: what nicotine strength should I vape?

Luckily, we’ve made a simple nicotine strength calculator for any smokers who want to find the right e-liquid strength.

As you can see in the table, we have separated nicotine strength into four categories. Admittedly, there isn’t an exact science to this, but we think that makes it easier. All that’s really required is a bit of honest self-reflection on your part, and being realistic about how much you actually smoke.

If you smoke at least half a pack of cigarettes a day, you’ll want a vape with a high nicotine strength. As we move down the scale, it’s straightforward enough: the less you smoke, the lower the amount of nicotine you’ll need. A general rule of thumb would be:

●Heavy smoker (≥10 a day): high nicotine (≥18mg)
●Medium smoker (≤10 a day): medium nicotine (≥10mg)
●Light smoker (1-2 a day): low nicotine (≤6mg)
●Occasional/social smoker (≤2 a week): very low nicotine (≤3mg)

If you have been avid vaper and are fully aware of the nicotine level you need but want to get an understanding of how many nicotine shots to use in your e-liquids then head over to our Nicotine Shot Calculator instead. 

Quit Smoking with myCigara

Here at myCigara, we exist to make the UK smoke-free. We believe that one of the best ways to do that is by offering smokers clear information about vaping as a viable alternative to cigarettes. That way, people can make an informed decision about whether vaping is the right tool for them to quit smoking.

For total beginners, we recommend you start with our general overview page: new to vaping, and then move onto some more of our tips and guides. Once you have a bit of an understanding of what vaping is, and whether it might be right for you, you can start thinking about your first vape starter kit. For that, why not have a read of our blog on the best quit smoking disposable vapes?

We want everyone to have the best possible initial experience with vaping, and we recognise that everyone will have their own unique quit smoking journey. On that note, don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions you may have, or visit your nearest myCigara vape shop, where our expert staff are waiting to assist you!