How to smoke properly

With the rise in cigarette prices and the ban on smoking in public places, every cigarette counts. Make sure you know how to properly smoke a cigarette. Smoking cigarettes can have very serious health consequences, including cancer. But if you have weighed all the risks and decided to smoke a cigarette, then you should also know all the correct nuances of smoking. With the right brand, the right location, and the right technique, you can get the most out of your cigarettes.

Selection of a cigarette

  1. Choose your favorite brand of cigarettes.Often a newbie smoker chooses light or super light cigarettes.Choosing a cigaretteThis is recommended because the nicotine content is generally very low in these cigarettes. Once you realize that you really need to smoke cigarettes, give it a try. The only way to know which brand you like best is to try a strain. Experiment with this.

    The taste is somewhat subjective. Therefore, you may have to try trial and error before you find a brand of cigarette that you really like.

  2. Think menthol cigarettes.If you find regular cigarettes taste harsh, consider switching to menthol cigarettes. Menthol cigarettes contain a tobacco-free additive that produces a minty flavor when inhaled. Most of the major brands of cigarettes contain the minty variety.
    • If you don't like mint foods and drinks, you probably won't like menthol cigarettes. They have a very strong mint flavor.
    • If you've smoked regular cigarettes in the past, you might not like menthol cigarettes. Many people who have developed a strong taste for natural cigarettes strongly dislike mints.
  3. Carnation Smoke.Clove is a spice commonly used in cooking and baking. Cloves can be flavored with tobacco to create a flavorful cigarette.
    • If you don't like the taste of menthol and regular cigarettes, cloves can be a good middle option. The added flavor can make them taste harsher than a regular cigarette. However, the taste is much sweeter than menthol.
    • Clove Smoke
    • Cloves can be very strong, so be careful when smoking. Since they can make you look frivolous, don't smoke cloves while driving.
  4. Try flavored cigarettes. If you are looking for a special taste, there is a wide variety of flavored cigarettes on the market. Cigarettes are available in many flavors like cherry, chocolate, orange, mango, etc. The flavor is quite obvious. Cigarettes taste similar to the flavor listed on the label. Flavored cigarettes can be a good option if you don't like regular cigarettes, but also cloves and menthol.

Light a cigarette

  1. Pick up a pack of cigarettes.Most brands of cigarettes benefit from good packaging. Pack the pack of cigarettes, it will thicken the tobacco in the cigarette, which makes the cigarettes burn more slowly and increase the flavor of the tobacco. Before opening the plastic wrap around your packet, flatten the packet of cigarettes and lower the packet with the filter side towards your palm and shake the cigarettes for 10-20 seconds.
    • Turn the closed packet over so that the opening through which the cigarettes are to be removed faces down.
    • Place your free palm.
    • Slap the pack of cigarettes firmly in the palm of your hand three times.
    • Expand the set 180 degrees (still upside down).
    • Repeat the stuffing to make sure the cigarettes seal evenly at both ends of the packet.
  2. Know when NOT to shake. Some cigarettes are already filled with tobacco.
  3. Use a good lighter.Use a good lighterNot only are the first cigarettes different from the better quality lighter, but you will learn to love and appreciate your lighter if it is better.
  4. Light a cigarette.Bring the end of the cigarette filter to your lips. Light your lighter and bring the flame just below the end of the cigarette. Pull deeply two or three times while the flame is still touching the end of the cigarette to ignite properly. Do this until the entire end of the cigarette is on and off. You can spin the cigarette when you light it if it is not burning evenly.

Smoke a cigarette

  1. Cigarette smoke.When you smoke, make sure that you are not in a rush, that you will not be disturbed and that you are alone or with people you love. This will allow you to make more of your smoking time, especially if you have smoking friends.
  2. Breathe a cigarette. By bringing the cigarette to her lips, she should not miss her teeth. Bring the lit cigarette to your lips, then gently inhale the smoke, continuing to inhale it evenly into your lungs, hold the smoke there for a second, then inhale normally through your mouth, drawing air into your lungs. It also helps reduce oral cancer. For the initial phase, shallow puffs should be taken, as deep breathing can cause a cough.
    • When inhaling, do not hold the smoke in your mouth and breathe out quickly.
    • Some people recommend that you lightly moisten your lips with your tongue before putting the cigarette to your mouth to prevent the cigarette from sticking to your lips.
  3. Exhale the smoke.After inhaling, leave the smoke in the lungs for a short time, then breathe out. Inhale as usual for lung volume, wait a bit, then breathe out. To check whether you are smoking properly and whether the smoke is entering your lungs, breathe out through your nose. Take a breath and if the smoke doesn't come out of your nose, it stays in your mouth.
  4. Shut down properly.Once you are done, do not let the fire touch the filter. Filter vapors are terrible to smell and taste.Switch off properlyThe cigarette should be in the ashtray every time it almost reaches the filter. Don't forget to shake your cigarette. Shake the cigarette in the ashtray if there is any ash. There is no exact length at which to shake a cigarette in an ashtray, so keep an eye out for the cigarette.
    • Lightly press the cigarette with your index finger to shake the ashes from the end, do it on the ashtray.
    • Do not brush the ashes on the ground, you could accidentally burn your clothes or leave permanent stains on your clothes.
  5. Put out the cigarette.Once you have smoked a cigarette, put it out in the ashtray. Going out on the street, after smoking, put out a good cigarette and throw it in the trash. A fire can easily start from an unlit and poorly thrown butt. There are several ways to extinguish cigarettes:
    • You can extinguish a cigarette by pressing it against a flat surface until it stops burning.
    • You can hit your cigarette on the ashtray several times until it goes out.
    • You can also drop your cigarette butt to the ground and put out the flames with your boot. Remember, this will leave a black mark on the sidewalk. Pick up the cigarette butt and throw it in the trash.
    • If you don't have an ashtray and don't want to leave big marks on the asphalt by putting it out with your boot, you can drop the light. That is, you have to click on the cigarette so that its hot part falls off. Turning off a light that has fallen will leave a small stain. Don't forget to throw your cigarette butt in the trash.

Smoking etiquette

  1. Hold your cigarette correctly.Hold the cigarette between your index and middle fingers somewhere on the filter. How exactly to hold it depends on what is comfortable for you.Hold your cigarette tightPay attention to the lit end of your cigarette when holding it. You could accidentally burn someone.
  2. Don't move with your cigarette.If you need to point something during a conversation, you use your other hand. The hand holding the cigarette should be relatively still, except when you bring the cigarette to your lips.
  3. Ask before you light a cigarette when you visit. If you are visiting or in the car, do not light a cigarette without asking. If someone doesn't want you to smoke in their home, be respectful.
  4. Control yourself.Do not throw cigarettes in the trash without extinguishing them completely, as this could cause a fire. Don't throw cigarettes on the ground without thinking. Do not throw trash. The cigarette should be extinguished in an ashtray or on a hard surface, then discarded. Tips:
    • Never smoke too many cigarettes at once, as this can cause nausea and sore throat.
    • Cigarettes are expensive, so limit yourself to a certain number of cigarettes per day. Don't waste all your money on them!
    • Try different brands and varieties of cigarettes to find what you like best.
    • We recommend that you switch to electronic cigarettes.
    • Check the smoking laws.
    • Don't litter! Always dispose of cigarette butts properly.
    • You can take a pocket ashtray with you if you often find yourself in a situation where you can't find a place to throw your cigarette butts.
    • Bring mint scented hand lotions or use mint body deodorants to mask the smell of cigarettes from people who don't like it.


  • Smoking is very dangerous and harmful to almost all organs.
  • Smoking and second-hand smoke during pregnancy have a negative effect on the development of the embryo, which leads to an increased risk of miscarriage. It also increases the likelihood of premature birth, birth defects, sudden infant death syndrome.
  • Second-hand smoke can also cause cancer, so try not to smoke around people who don't want to be harmed by the toxins from your smoking.
  • Try not to expose children to secondhand smoke, as they may not have the knowledge to independently guess how to get out of the smoke zone.
  • Nicotine is addictive, once smoking becomes a habit it becomes very difficult to quit.
  • An overdose of nicotine can cause sore throat, headache and nausea. If you don't smoke, don't smoke too much at one time.
  • Nicotine overdose can lead to intoxication with abdominal pain, difficulty breathing, vomiting, headache, confusion and loss of consciousness. Call an ambulance immediately if you think someone has nicotine poisoning.
  • The smell of cigarette smoke tends to penetrate clothing, hair, and your breath.
  • Always dispose of cigarette butts responsibly. An unlit cigarette butt can cause a fire.