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E-Juice - Colors & Steeping

E-Juice - Colors, Steeping & Expiration

 If you have ever wondered what causes your e-juice to become darker and what it means ?

Let's discuss.  E-juice is made from Vegetable Glycerin (VG), Propylene Glycerol (PG), Nicotine and Flavorings. VG & PG are colorless.  Flavorings tend to have a light coloring but there are a few that are extremely dark.  Freebase nicotine tends to have a light pinkish or yellow color and salt nicotine tends to have a light yellow or brown color.  Depending on the ingredients, the day your e-juice is made it will be somewhat colorless.

Most labs make the flavorings ahead of production, if the recipe is say strawberry and banana, the strawberry and banana flavorings are made ahead of time.  When they get an order for strawberry-banana, they take the pre-mix of flavorings (or one-shot) and add the vg, pg and nic into the final bottle.  This means the e-juice tends to be less colorful or more clear. 

It is important to know that all e-juice require…