Your Elf Bar may run out quickly because you're drawing on it for prolonged periods or using it more frequently than average. Improper handling and maintenance can also contribute to a shorter-than-expected lifespan of an Elf Bar. If these reasons don't seem to apply, you could be operating a faulty, damaged, or even counterfeit Elf Bar.
Elf Bars are popular disposable vapes that have risen in popularity due to their convenience, stylish appearance, and smooth throat hit that closely resembles the feeling of smoking. Elf Bars are currently the best-selling disposable vape in the UK.
1. You're Drawing on Your Elf Bar for Prolonged Periods
If your Elf Bar is running out quickly, one of the main reasons could be that you're drawing on it for prolonged periods. In this context, 'drawing' refers to the act of inhaling vapour from your Elf Bar, while 'prolonged periods' indicates extended or continuous vaping sessions without significant breaks.
To understand why your Elf Bar runs out so quickly, let's consider the typical usage pattern of a traditional cigarette smoker. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a typical smoker will take about 10 puffs on a cigarette over the roughly 5 minutes that the cigarette is lit. This means that a person who smokes about 1 pack (20 cigarettes) daily gets around 200 hits a day.
Now, if we apply this benchmark to vaping, we can start to understand how the duration and frequency of your vaping sessions might be causing your Elf Bar to run out quickly. If you're using your Elf Bar in a similar pattern to a pack-a-day smoker, taking around 200 puffs a day, your device will likely deplete faster than if you were to use it less frequently.
The most popular Elf Bar model, the Elf Bar 600, is designed to last for 600 puffs. So, if you're using your Elf Bar in a similar pattern to a pack-a-day smoker, a frequency of around 200 puffs a day as stated by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, then your device should theoretically last for three days. However, if your Elf Bar is running out in less than three days, it's a clear sign that you're likely drawing on it for prolonged periods.
It's important to note that the amount of e-liquid consumed during each draw on an Elf Bar can be significantly more than the amount of tobacco consumed in a puff on a cigarette. This is due to the nature of the devices and the way the e-liquid is vaporised. Therefore, even if you're using your Elf Bar with the same frequency as a traditional smoker who uses cigarettes, you could still find that your device is running out of e-liquid or battery too quickly for your liking.
Moreover, unlike a traditional cigarette, which burns out and ends the smoking session, an e-cigarette like the Elf Bar can be used continuously until the battery dies or the e-liquid runs out. This means that without self-imposed limits, you could end up vaping for much longer periods than you would typically smoke, leading to rapid e-liquid depletion.
To address the issue of an Elf Bar running out so quickly, consider moderating your vaping duration. If you're currently using your Elf Bar in a similar pattern to a pack-a-day smoker, try reducing the number of puffs you take each day. Remember, each draw on your Elf Bar uses more e-liquid than a puff on a cigarette, so try to adjust your usage accordingly.
Also, give your device a break between sessions. Continuous use can cause the device to overheat, which can lead to increased e-liquid consumption and potentially even damage the device. By allowing your Elf Bar to cool down between uses, you can help to prolong both the e-liquid and the device's lifespan.
2. You're Using Your Elf Bar More Frequently Than Average
Another reason your Elf Bar may be running out quickly is that you're using it more frequently than average. In this context, 'average' usage is based on the typical pattern of a traditional cigarette smoker, which according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, involves around 20 smoking sessions, each lasting about 5 minutes, per day.
If we translate this to vaping, it means that an average user would have 20 vaping sessions, each lasting about 5 minutes, in a day. If you're using your Elf Bar more frequently than this - for example, if you're having more than 20 vaping sessions a day or if your sessions are lasting longer than 5 minutes each - then this increased frequency of use could be causing your Elf Bar to run out quickly.
It's important to remember that the Elf Bar 600, the most popular model, is designed to last for 600 puffs. If you're using your Elf Bar in line with the frequency stated by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, your device should theoretically last for three days. However, if your Elf Bar is running out in less than three days, it's a clear sign that you're likely using it more frequently than average.
To prolong the life of your Elf Bar, consider managing your usage frequency. Try to limit the number of vaping sessions you have each day and the duration of each session to align more closely with the 'average' usage. This could help your Elf Bar last longer, providing you with a more satisfying vaping experience over a longer period.
Remember, vaping is different from traditional smoking, and the Elf Bar is designed to provide a different kind of experience. By understanding these differences and adjusting your usage habits accordingly, you can ensure that your Elf Bar lasts for the optimal amount of time.
3. You're Neglecting Proper Handling and Maintenance of Your Elf Bar
Even though Elf Bars are disposable, non-refillable, and non-rechargeable, neglecting proper handling and maintenance can still contribute to its short lifespan. In this context, 'proper handling and maintenance' refers to the practices that help to preserve the condition of your Elf Bar and its components, ensuring that you get the most out of the device before it's disposed of.
One common neglectful practice is exposing your Elf Bar to extreme temperatures. While it's true that the e-liquid in your Elf Bar won't evaporate in normal environmental conditions, extreme heat can cause the battery to drain faster, and extreme cold can affect the viscosity of the e-liquid, both of which can lead to your Elf Bar running out quickly.
Another factor is physical damage. Even minor falls or impacts can damage the internal components of your Elf Bar, leading to faster depletion of the e-liquid or battery life.
To extend the life of your Elf Bar, it's advisable to follow proper handling practices. This includes storing your device in a safe, secure place where it's not likely to fall or be impacted and avoiding exposing your Elf Bar to extreme temperatures.
Remember, even though your Elf Bar is disposable, treating it with care can help you get the most out of your device, ensuring that it lasts as long as possible and provides a consistent, satisfying vaping experience.
4. You're Operating a Faulty, Damaged, or Counterfeit Elf Bar
If you're not drawing on your Elf Bar for prolonged periods, using it more frequently than average, or neglecting its proper handling and maintenance, yet it's still running out quickly, it's possible that you're operating a faulty, damaged, or even counterfeit Elf Bar.
A faulty or damaged Elf Bar can consume energy or e-liquid at an accelerated rate. This could be due to a manufacturing defect or damage caused by mishandling in the assembly line. For instance, if the device has been dropped or exposed to water while being assembled, it could cause internal damage that affects its performance.
Counterfeit Elf Bars are also a common issue. These are imitation products that look very similar to genuine Elf Bars but are made with inferior components. They often have poor battery life and can consume e-liquid more rapidly. In fact, an Elf Bar running out quickly is one of many Side Effects of Fake Elf Bars.
To identify if your Elf Bar is faulty or damaged, look out for signs such as inconsistent performance, reduced vapour production, or the device getting unusually hot during use. If you suspect that your Elf Bar is counterfeit, check for signs such as spelling mistakes on the packaging, a missing authenticity code, or a significantly lower price than genuine products.
If you find that your Elf Bar is faulty, damaged, or counterfeit, we advise that you stop using it immediately. For faulty or damaged products, consider contacting the retailer or the manufacturer's customer service for assistance. If you suspect that your Elf Bar is counterfeit, report it to us at IndeJuice to help us prevent others from falling victim to the same issue.
As an authorised partner of Elf Bar, IndeJuice is an ideal platform for reporting counterfeit products. IndeJuice works closely with Elf Bar to ensure the authenticity of Elf Bar products and to combat the spread of counterfeit vapes.
To report a fake Elf Bar, you can contact IndeJuice directly through our website. Provide as much information as possible about the counterfeit product, including where you purchased it and any distinguishing features. This information will be shared with Elf Bar and used to take action against counterfeit product distributors.
Remember, using a genuine and well-functioning Elf Bar is crucial to ensure that your device lasts as long as possible and provides a satisfying vaping experience.