Flowermate Aura Review - A Vape for Every Mood?
Build Quality50%
Vapor Quality55%
Look & Feel65%
Discreetness70%
Ease of Use75%
Portability77%
55%Overall Score

Today we are reviewing an interestingly designed vaporizer: the Flowermate Aura. This is the latest dry herb pen from the manufacturer Flowermate. Relatively new to the scene, this manufacturer seems to specialize in affordable products. Although we are happy everyone can afford to vape on the go, we don’t want to recommend a low-quality product. Will the portable Flowermate Aura emerge victorious? Let’s dig in and find out!

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Product Pros

  1. For use with concentrates and herbs
  2. Uses medical grade materials
  3. Full temperature range (104°F – 446°F)
  4. Isolated air path
  5. Fully heats up in less than 1 minute
  6. Safety shut-off

Product Cons

  1. 2 hour use time
  2. Hot mouthpiece at high temperatures
  3. Unit itself gets warm during use
  4. Plastic casing

 

Flowermate Aura Review: Breakdown

Quality

Flowermate Aura flat display

Build Quality

Build Quality

All parts of the Aura are medical grade quality. The heating chamber is made of improved ceramic, and the herb pod is stainless steel. Unfortunately, the outside is cased in hard plastic. Although you won’t have to worry about scratches, hard plastic is a cheap material that has been known to crack.

On the included OLED screen, you can see the temperature and battery power. Unfortunately, the battery is not of very good quality. When fully charged, it only works for 2 hours at a time.

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Vapor Quality

Since there is no combustion, the vapor quality is pure. Speaking of, this vaporizer features an isolated air path to prevent anything harmful from entering your throat. The Aura also has 7 heat jets for maximum vapor flow. This results in a clean flavor expected from more expensive units.

There are 2 different pods you can use, depending on your material preference. One is for dry herb, and the other is for oil and wax. This allows the user a bit of variety in what they vape on the go.

Adding to vapor quality is the Aura’s large range of temperatures. In fact, you can choose any heat level between 104°F – 446°F. We were impressed, considering many inexpensive portable vaporizers do not offer any temperature control whatsoever. Also, many costly units do not allow for draws as high as 446°F.

Design

Flowermate Aura back side

look-and-feel

Look and Feel

Our impression of this Flowermate is an interesting pen shape. We say interesting, because the design doesn’t give away the purpose of the unit right away. In fact, it doesn’t look much like a vaporizer at all. As an added bonus, the USB port is located on the bottom to avoid disturbing the aesthetic flow. This device comes in black, red, and white.

The biggest downside to the look and feel of the Aura is the mouthpiece. It doesn’t look bad, but when the unit is on it has the potential to get hot. Also, the device itself has been known to get uncomfortable in the hand. This results from Flowermate’s unwise use of plastic.

Discreetness

Discreetness

The design of the Flowermate Aura is ahead of its time. At only 6 inches tall, many a hand can cover it. For smaller palms, 2 should do the trick.

If all else fails, you can throw it in your pocket or bag. Furthermore, just a finger can cover the OLED digital display when trying to be discreet.

Flowermate Aura parts

Difficulty

Ease of Use

The Aura is quite easy to use for newbs and pros alike. There are 3 buttons on this Flowermate. The larger one is the power button. Press this 5 times to turn on. To set the temperature, simply use the 2 smaller buttons and watch the screen. This device will begin to heat up as soon as you choose one.

Loading and setting the materials is also simple. Remove the mouthpiece to access the chamber. Then, put a screen inside to keep your herb from falling through. For concentrate, use the included tool to load the wax pod. You can use the herb in the stainless steel pod, but a screen will suffice if you keep the unit upright.

Portability

Portability

Additionally, the Aura features a 5-minute shut-off. Everyone forgets to turn off his or her pen every once in a while. Now, no one has to worry about catching on fire! Unfortunately, this feature is a double-edged sword.

After the 5 minutes, you have to wait until the unit has completely cooled to utilize it again. That isn’t a great feature for passing around or extended usage.

Conclusion

In general, the Flowermate Aura has some great features. Clean vapor, low cost, portability, and discreetness are nothing to scoff at. On the other hand, this vaporizer has plenty of downsides. Most vapers don’t want hot lips/throat, uncomfortably warm hands, plastic casing, or a 2-hour time restriction. Overall, we believe Flowermate bit off more than they could chew. For a starter vaporizer we recommend checking out the Utillian 420.

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Dan is a writer with a massive vaporizer collection who loves video games, superhero movies, finding new music, comic and regular books and critically deconstructing those things until he wonders why he liked them in the first place. He's also a pragmatic fitness enthusiast who believes that the best actions you can take in your daily life are those that help you reach your goals, and that naps are the most lofty, but also the most noble goal one can have.

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