Filter tips come in a number of sizes Slim Cigarette Filters, Extra Slim and the standard regular size. The thickness, length and width can also vary from brand to brand but they all do a good job of reducing harmful tars and give the smoker a smoother cleaner smoke. Slim Cigarette Filters will filter out some of the harmful nicotine unlike a tip.
The filter will stop tobacco from being swallowed and will add strength to the rolling paper and stop the end from becoming wet, as well as having something to hold onto. One of the most popular branded filters used is Swan, which can be bought in various types of varieties to suit all needs.