This trick can be done almost anywhere and requires minimal preparation. It is a good ice breaker and can look absolutely baffling to your audience
Preparation : This trick requires the use of a cigarette or a short straw. If using a straw make sure that it is about the same length as your thumb.
Performance : A cigarette or straw is shown to be held in your hand up close to your spectator. A magic wave of your hand later, the cigarette has vanished into thin air, right in front of them !!
To make this awesome close up magic trick even more amazing, a further magic wave of your hand, makes the cigarette reappear.
This is an impressive close up magic trick and the performance and easy secret are explained in the video above. Like any trick, practice the trick before performing in front of an audience.