Normally E-juice is the mixture of products that are used to facilitate vaping in the vape world. The products that produce these E-juices are: propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin, nicotine, water and flavorings. The E-liquids vary in prices depending on the specification of a person. Most people who like vaping and do not have enough money to purchase these E-liquids prefer to make their own E-juice. The juice is made to one’s own preference. One has to have proper guide in order to make the right E-liquid so as it can service their satisfactions. The ingredients used to make the commercial e-juice are the same of that one that is homemade the only thing that changes is the preference of the maker.
There are equipment’s one must have and they are: bottles (plastic), droppers, measuring devices, milk frother for mixing, latex gloves, tray, and pair of goggles. For beginners it is good to use the simplest recipe you can get to avoid to make an e-juice that is not to the standards required. There are crucial steps that must be taken to make the e-juice at home which will be discussed in this article.
Step 1: Recipe and Ratios
A person’s preference is what makes the recipe. Choosing a proper recipe is important because it will help you achieve the customized e-juice. The recipe should come with ratios so that it can be complete and be applicable by the second stage that follows. With your two main ingredients that is propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin one has to decide how to balance the ratio depending to their extremism.
Step 2: Measurements
When we have sorted out the recipe and the amount of ratios to use, measure both amounts correctly using the measuring device that is available. It is advised that if you do not have any measuring device, there are several online juice calculators one has to use. The calculator will simplify work for you in a bigger manner, yours will be read and apply.
Step 3: Mixing
It is the process that finalizes the making a home e-juice. When carrying out this process ensure that all safety precautions are observed. Wear all protective gears because one is dealing with chemicals which are mixed together to bring a reaction. There two main ways of mixing these products that is; by weight, and volume.
- Weight– scale is applied at these stages whereby the flavors are added in a bottle drop by drop in grams. Nicotine is added using the syringe because the syringe gives the correct amount of drops needed. Then add vegetable glycerin and propylene glycol using a different syringe each and it is to avoid contamination. After doing these you have to refer to the standard e-juice recipe table.
- Volume– It is a complicated process because you have to use different syringes or droppers for each product. Correctly measure the products and put them in a 10ml bottle and add nicotine which has to be 1ml drop by drop until you get your e-juice ready for use.