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It is truly the most wonderful time of the year as you look around you and see your loved ones snuggled up in sweaters around the fireplace, houses are beginning to sparkle with twinkling lights, and your mouth is watering with the thought of a hot Thanksgiving dinner and leftover turkey sandwiches. Everywhere you go new fall and Christmas flavors of just about everything are popping up. Coffee creamer, candles, chocolate, muffins, and many other products are enjoying the new season by offering new and exciting flavors. Join in the fun and try out some new, season appropriate e-juice flavors.

Unique Flavors

At Highbrow Vapor, we know that the best vaping experiences are all in the flavor, which is why we offer such a vast variety and hand develop the perfect taste for each e-juice we offer. There are many flavors that are perfect for the season and will have you in the holiday spirit after the first puff. Enjoy the taste of egg nog, cinnamon, dark chocolate mint, clove, vanilla bean decadence, buttered rum and then some, and caramel. The warm, velvety flavors will provide just the taste you are craving this holiday.

Benefits of Vaping Over the Holidays

In addition to the delicious flavors, there are many other ways vaping over the holidays is beneficial to you and your family.

Escaping for a quick puff during Christmas shopping is not a hassle anymore. There's no need to wrestle your way through the crowd and spend 30 minutes trying to find your group once you're done. Simply whip out your e-cigarette between stores and enjoy a few puffs without all the headache.

On Christmas morning, when your family is unwrapping their gifts, you will no longer have to excuse yourself to head outside for a cigarette. No more standing on the front stoop in the dead of winter in your pajamas as every inch of your body freezes, instead, take a couple puffs sitting fireside.

It's no secret that the holidays are stressful for many of us. Between the in-laws coming to the house and judging every little choice you've made since the last holiday season, to fighting crowds of people to get an action figure that you're not even sure is the right one you're supposed to get, to putting together all the toys Christmas morning, the season is definitely demanding. As you're pretending not to notice your mother in-law cringe when she spots the one spot in the house that you forgot to dust, take one big puff on your e-cig and smile the charming smile that you've spent so much time practicing. Life is a little easier with an e-cigarette.

Don't be left out of the holiday cheer, grab your favorite seasonal flavors today and begin enjoying the time of year along with everyone else. You're unstoppable this holiday season with your e-cigarette in hand, and your friends and family will thank you for it as well.

With the holidays rapidly approaching, now is the time to start shopping for gifts for the people that are lucky enough to be on your Christmas list. If you'e struggling with deciding what to get certain people on your list, like your boss or your best friend, then you might want to consider getting them e-cigs. Here are two good reasons e-cigs and e-juice make the perfect gift for your boss, best friend, and many others on your Christmas list.

E-cigarettes & how they can prevent holiday weight gain

According to data collected from the National Council of Health & Fitness, Americans gain as much 7 pounds during the holiday season each year. With all the Christmas parties filled with rich and delicious foods, and huge Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner tables complete with all your high-calorie favorites, there is no wonder that these holiday meals can cause weight to creep up.

So if the dessert table is calling your name, then a great way to tame your sweet tooth (or the sweet tooth of your boss or best friend) is to bypass the dessert table and enjoy a tasty e-cigarette instead. With delicious flavors like Caramel, Cheesecake Torte, and Heavenly Macaroon, which taste strangely similar to the real thing, your boss or your best friend will enjoy the e-juice flavor so much that they will forget all about the dessert table. This is a great no-calorie way to enjoy a holiday dessert.

Minimize holiday stress

Although the holiday season is supposed to be "the jolly time of year" for everyone, unfortunately, it isn't as jolly as it should be for everyone. In fact, some people feel one or more of many negative emotions, such as sadness, anger and extreme stress. So, why do some people fail to get into the holiday spirit? Well, there could be many different reasons. Some people may have lost loved ones who are no longer around to spend the holidays with them. Others are simply stressed from spending too much money on Christmas shopping while trying to juggle work, family and attending holiday parties.

Fortunately, e-cigarettes with an enjoyable e-juice flavor can be the perfect way to de-stress at the end of a long day. All your boss, best friend, or whoever else you decide to give the gift of e-cigarettes to has to do is choose their favorite e-juice flavor, put on their favorite pair of comfy pajamas and relax in their recliner, while enjoying their e-cig. Their stress will be gone in no time.

So instead of stressing as you attempt to figure out the best Christmas presents for those that mean the most to you, you should definitely consider giving them e-cigarettes. One thing that you need to make sure of, however, is that you purchase them a variety of e-juice flavors so they can sample as many as possible. You also don't want to forget your own awesome e-juice flavors, because chances are you will need some de-stressing and a no-calorie alternative to the dessert table, as well.

Thanksgiving is filled with traditions - some (like dining on a turkey) are pretty conventional, while others (like dressing up the dogs) are a bit on the quirky side.  Isn't that what the holidays are supposed to be all about? After all, cool and unique Thanksgiving traditions are what people really remember, long after the last piece of pie is gone.

Here are five cool Thanksgiving traditions you need to know about:

Dress Up The Dogs

In some circles, the four-legged family members spend their Thanksgiving Day decked out in seasonal costumes, making for some awesome memories! Pumpkins, turkeys, Indian corn have all been favorites. Everyone else will be putting photos of giant roast turkeys on their social media profiles - why not post a pick of your pug in a pilgrim outfit instead?

Turning Vegetables Into Sugary Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is the one day each year when cooks do there best to transform perfectly healthy, nutritionally-packed vegetables into fat-packed, sugar-laded side dishes. We're talking green bean salad, bacon-brown sugar Brussels sprouts (seriously, this is for real) and marshmallow-topped sweet potato casserole!

If you want to enjoy all the great flavors of these sinful side dishes without putting yourself into a diabetic coma, indulge in a calorie-free sweet-flavored vape instead - these awesome vapes offer all the flavor without the post-pigout bloat!

Hitting The Local Water Holes With Your High School Buddies

Thanksgiving Eve is the single biggest day for bar sales across the U.S.! It's bigger than New Year's Eve (which is more of a house-party kinda night) or even St. Paddy's Day (when the only bars that are packed are the Irish ones)!

Maybe it's because everyone returns to their hometowns and wants to catch up with their pals before they stuff themselves silly, or maybe it's the thought of spending the next day with the relatives that turns people to the drink! Just remember to pack along an e-cigarette and e-juice for your Thanksgiving eve outing to compliment your pre-Thanksgiving bevvies!

Write A Seasonal Poem, Rap or Tune

We all know that Thanksgiving is all about giving thanks, and many families practice the (painful) tradition of going around the dinner table to hear what each person is thankful for this holiday season. If you're one of the lucky ones who is forced to proclaim what you're thankful for before noshing this Thanksgiving, why not turn your thanks into a poem, song or rap?

And if you've recently made the switch from cigarettes to vaping, now's the perfect time to let your whole clan know about how thankful you are for all the amazing e-juice flavors you can find on-line!

The Post-Meal Bonfire

If your family always fights over who has to do the Thanksgiving Day dishes, here's a tradition you need to start right now - serve dinner on paper plates (we suggest splurging for those extra-thick, fancy ones) and when the meal is over, head out to the fire pit and burn your dishes! No more family fights over who has to scrape nasty leftovers off of Grandma's fine china, and while you're sitting around the clean-up bonfire, you can enjoy a satisfying, full-bodied post-dinner vape! It's a win-win Thanksgiving tradition!

So there you have it - 5 cool Thanksgiving traditions that can transform this holiday into the best one yet!

November is a month that sees most of us enjoying Thanksgiving turkey, college and professional football, shopping for the upcoming Christmas season and the amazing changing of the seasons in the north. Of course enjoying your occasional e-juice during any of these activities will only raise your enjoyment of them.

Take it Outside

Traditionally, during sporting events at your house or others, there is almost always one person in the crowd (or two or three) that need to take a break from the action to light up a cigarette. As the popularity of smoking cigarettes has waned over the decades, these poor fellows can often be seen on Sunday afternoons standing on porches and peering in through windows to make sure they do not miss the all important touchdown play.

With so many homes becoming cigarette smoke-free, there is no wonder that many smokers have transitioned to vaping. Imagine being able to never miss a play again during those critical moments late in the game. Can you count how many of these moments you have missed in your life from having to smoke outside? With the pleasant aroma of fruits, desserts and drinks flavors wasting through the air, your buddies may just start asking you for some e-juice too.

The In-Laws

It is Thanksgiving Day, and you have the dreaded pleasure of visiting your in-laws for the American classic family tradition. Of course you love your in-laws, but because they do not smoke, traditionally you have always spent some of your time outside in the cold weather taking a smoke break and missing the pumpkin pie.

Of course this year, with your vaping habit well in hand, you can have first crack at the pie selection and a witty comeback for every family member that asks about your dirty habit. Even if you have never smoked a cigarette your life but love vaping, you can now boast about the amazing flavors provided by the e-juice. Maybe you will even make a convert out of one or two of them.

Holiday Shopping

 

If you were previously a smoker of cigarettes, you would never dare to ask for cigarettes as a gift even though you sure wanted to. November is a great time to get your Christmas shopping out of the way early, avoid all of the crowds and allow time for the delivery of your special gifts. Yet now you can benefit two ways from being a vaper. First you can now ask for all your favorite flavors from your favorite e-juice vendor and they will fit perfectly in your stocking. Secondly you can purchase a Mod and e-juice for that special someone that still may be smoking cigarettes as a great way to transition them into a less offensive habit.

With hundreds of flavors ranging from traditional tobacco flavors, exotic fruits, amazing desserts, brilliant cocktails and many others that can excite your taste buds, vaping has become a trend that many can enjoy. Whether you were a smoker of cigarettes, like hookahs or have never tried either, the simple pleasure of vaping provides the best of both worlds. 

 

Every kid knows that Halloween is when you run around town as a goblin or ghost getting treats from all the good houses and playing tricks on all the bad houses. You may be beyond eating candy and throwing toilet paper at the neighbor's trees, but it doesn't mean you are too old to enjoy Halloween. You just need new treats and tricks that fit your more refined tastes.

The Night Before - Devil's Night

Depending on the part of the country you are from, the night before Halloween is called either Mischief Night or Devil's Night. Appropriately, you too can celebrate Devil's Night with a Cappucino Diablo e-juice. This vapor tastes exactly like a rich cup of coffee with a smooth creamy topping. It is a smooth taste for enjoying the nighttime antics of kids with toilet paper and rotten eggs. With Cappucino Diablo e-juice in your e-cigarette, you can sit on your porch celebrating Devil's Night in a way that won't get you in trouble with the local authorities.

Halloween Eve

Officially Halloween is the entire day of October 31st, but you know that it really only starts when the sun sets. Halloween Eve, also known as All Hallow's Eve, is when the ghouls, ghosts, goblins, vampire, zombies, and werewolves finally come out. Enjoy that setting sun with Eve's Delight vapors. The fresh apple taste will remind you both of long fall days and the one type of treat that always made you want to throw eggs at a house. Sure, no kid wants an apple in their trick or treat bag, but as an adult the fresh apple flavor is a delicious way to welcome dusk.

The Best Candies Were All Chocolate

Once you got that bag back home, you immediately started to sort your candy. If you were like most kids, you put the Sweet Tarts, Mike & Ike's, and candy corns in a pile for some younger sibling to eat. The best candy, whether Nestle Bars, M&Ms, or Three Musketeers, was always the chocolate. Just because you are an adult doesn't means you can't still have chocolate. Highbrow Vapor offers a delicious Chocolate e-juice which will bring you back to those childhood days of candy bars and Reese's Cups. The mocha flavor will tingle your more refined adult taste buds. If you really want to bring back the old days, you can even eat a spoonful of peanut butter between vapes.

Hold a Costume Party with Prizes

Halloween isn't just about you enjoying treats. It is also a time when you give treats to others for wearing amazing costumes. E-juices make for a great prize for your fellow connoisseurs of e-cigarettes. Pick from a selection of delicious flavors like Vanilla Bean Decadence, Tiramisu, Creme Brulee, Amaretto Amore, and Buttered Rum And-Then-Some and make them prizes for the winner of your personal costume contest. You get to pick the categories, the winners, and the individual prizes, but everyone wins because each of these flavors is scrumptious.

To keep your favorite e-Juice as fresh as the first day you get it, you must know how to properly store it to preserve shelf life and flavor. There are several ideal ways to store your e-juice.

Get out of the sun

The main technique to store your e-juice is to store it out of the sunlight, preferably in a dark location, such as a cabinet that is not opened all throughout the day. The reason is that sunlight appears to have a negative effect on the life span of e-juice, causing e-juice that is stored in a sunny location to deteriorate more quickly. When selecting the proper dark location to store your e-juice, make sure it is in a cool, dry location.

In the fridge or not

While some sources say to store your e-juice in the frig because it is cool, it is certainly not dry. Keep in mind that your frig contains moisture. You have likely seen beads of condensation around the door or inside your frig occasionally. The same thing can happen to your e-juice, which can ruin the flavor. There are threads in some forums where users followed tips to store their e-juice in the frig and ended up having to throw it all away because all the flavors faded.

Keep out of the medicine cabinet

Do not store your e-juice in the medicine cabinet or anywhere else in the bathroom. When taking a shower or hot bath, the bathroom is humid. Even when you have the bathroom vent on, you are still subjecting your e-juice to the humidity of the damp environment of the bathroom.

Type of case to store your e-juice

Consider a case or caddy specifically manufactured to store e-juice. Since it lasts longer in a cool, dry place, you will want to consider that even though a completely closed case may be a little more expensive, it has the potential to better preserve the shelf life and flavors. Some users use a tackle box, which is perfectly fine since it does provide the dark, dry environment that your juices need to be properly preserved. Make sure the tackle box is the kind that is made of a darker material or metal, and not the cheap, clear plastic kind, which has the potential to let sunlight through.

Diabetic case on the go

If you travel for work or leisure or just like to take a break when running errands or on your lunch break, consider a case made to hold diabetic supplies. It has the elastic straps meant to hold insulin or syringes that are ideal to hold your e-juice bottles. Most have Velcro loops, which can hold items to the case. An included pouch keeps extra bottles and supplies dry and safe in the closed diabetic supplies case. Made of a very convenient size, these cases easily go along everywhere with you. They are available at the pharmacy department of most big-box stores.

Proper storage of e-juice is imperative to maintaining flavor and preserving shelf life. As long as you store it in a cool, dry location away from sunlight and moisture, you will enjoy flavors as intense as the day you bought them.

As a 3.5 billion dollar industry, electronic cigarettes can’t exactly be considered the new kid on the block, anymore. It is still a relatively new industry, though, and just as with anything new, there has been as much misinformation floating around as there is truth.

Some of this erroneous information is simply people parroting something they heard, while some of it is deliberate propaganda being spread by the Behavior Nazis of the world.

Luckily for you, we here at Highbrow Vapor believe that “The truth shall set you free.” So here you go, the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

E-liquid Myth #1

E-liquid is just as dangerous as Tobacco, both contain nicotine.

True, some, but not all e-juice contains nicotine. It is not the nicotine in cigarettes that make them so dangerous though.

Tobacco

When a cigarette is ignited it releases 4000+ other chemicals besides nicotine. Tar is the one that everyone hears about, but the list also contains 100+ known carcinogens, as well as chemical compounds that have been associated with disorders ranging from Asthma to Alzheimer’s.

E-Juice

Provided you buy your e-liquid from a reputable dealer, it will be composed of 5 basic ingredients; all of which have been extensively studied and found safe, by regulatory agencies in the US, UK, and EU.

They are:

  • Water
  • Nicotine
  • Food coloring
  • Vegetable Glycerin
  • Propylene Glycol

E-liquid Myth #2

E-liquids contain antifreeze.

This oft repeated myth stems from the fact that Propylene Glycol is the common name of one of the main ingredients used to make e-juice and engine coolant. They are not the same chemical though.

E-liquid

The compound used in e-liquid is actually α-propylene glycol a form of Propylene Glycol that has been in use, as a preservative and filler, for over 50 years in products ranging from soft drinks and cosmetics, to cookies and Children’s Tylenol. It is completely benign and about as dangerous as tap water.

Engine Coolant

Engine coolant (Antifreeze) is manufactured from β-propylene glycol a very different and highly toxic compound also found in adhesives, solvents and laminates.

The two are related, just as oxygen and ozone are brothers, and just like them, one gives life and the other will take it away.

E-liquid Myth #3

Vaping with e-liquid is expensive.

This myth, has probably kept more people from transitioning to electronic cigarettes than any other, but only because they haven’t taken the time to crunch the numbers.

Tobacco

Depending on where you are located in the United States a pack of cigarettes will cost, on average, anywhere from 5.00 to 15.00 dollars, the difference being made up mostly of, your locals, tobacco taxes.

The AHA (American Heart Association) tells us an average smoker, smokes a pack a day. Taking the middle ground, we can safely say the average US smoker spends $10.00 a day on tobacco cigarettes or approximately $300.00 a month.

E-Liquids

To start using e-juice, you will first need an open chamber electronic cigarette. A middle ground, refillable Mod will run you around $75.00

To replace a pack a day you will probably use 1, 30mL bottle of e-liquid a week, depending on its strength. This will run you about $15 a bottle from Highbrow Vapor.  So we have $75+ ($15×4) = $135.

The average US smoker will save $165 their first month and $240 every month after that. It makes that electronic cigarette seem much cheaper, doesn’t it?

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