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Nicotine salts have become increasingly popular in recent years as vapers are presented with an ever-increasing choice of nicotine boosters, flavoured nic salts and regular freebase nic shots to choose from to fully customise their vaping experience.
In this blog, we will attempt to explain the subtle, but important differences between Nic Salts and Nic Shots and hopefully help you decide which is the right choice for you and your vape kit.
Perhaps the best way to start is with a brief recap of those long-forgotten school Chemistry lessons: Nicotine is a base. So freebase nicotine, that is, the kind you find in cigarettes, standard e-liquids and conventional nic shots, is the purest form of the two. Freebase nicotine is extracted from the tobacco leaf and is a colourless alkaline liquid. Nicotine salt is created by adding benzoic acid to freebase