What Is In Vape Juice?

What Is in Vape Juice?
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If you’re curious about vape juice or what’s in vape juice, then keep on reading! We Vape Mods breaks each ingredient down so you know what you’re vaping on.

What Is In Vape Liquid?

Whether you’re quitting cigarettes, a beginner vaper, or much more experienced. Knowing what’s inside your vape liquid is important. Unlike traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes utilize a liquid known as vape juice, e-juice, or e-liquid.

Vaping has exploded in popularity all around the globe over the last decade or so. What started with pre-loaded e-cigarettes that look like traditional cigarettes, has morphed into large personal vaporizers that can throw out some seriously delicious clouds of vapor.

what's in vape juice

Vape Juice Ingredients

Vape juice is made up of five main ingredients. Unlike traditional cigarettes which have over 158 chemicals, 45 of which are known to cause cancer and other serious health problems. The five ingredients found in vape juice are:

Propylene Glycol

Propylene Glycol or PG is what gives vape juice the ‘throat hit’ similar to what smokers experience when they smoke a cigarette. PG by itself is a thin liquid that carries flavor well but has no flavor of its own. By itself it doesn’t produce very much vapor, that’s why you see PG mixed with other ingredients to produce clouds. Some people experience an allergic reaction to PG and if so it’s best to stick with 100% VG vape juices.

Vegetable Glycerin

Vegetable Glycerin or VG is what makes vape juice produce so much vapor! It’s a 100% natural product sourced from vegetables. VG is a thicker liquid and has a slightly sweet taste. VG doesn’t carry flavor well and lacks the ‘throat hit’ of PG so most vape juices you see will be roughly 70/30 VG/PG. We personally recommend new vapers that are trying to quit smoking start off with a 50/50 blend.


The nicotine in your vape juice should be pharmaceutical grade created specifically for use in vape juice. When you first quit smoking and start vaping it’s recommended that you start off with a higher nicotine/mg and then transition down over a few weeks or months.


Flavoring is what makes vaping and vape juice so much fun! There are thousands of different flavor profiles to choose from. It’s important to remember that vape juices with high nicotine won’t be available in more subtle flavors as nicotine has a strong taste that subtle flavors don’t cover up.

You can also modify the flavor by steeping your vape juice. There are fruits, desserts, tobacco, cakes, drinks, candy, and hundreds of other popular flavors to choose from. Ultimately, the flavor you choose will depend on your taste buds.

Comment below what you thought vape juice was made out of.