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The Differences Between Pepper Spray and Pepper Gel
Pepper spray and pepper gel are both excellent self-defense options. They are equally devastating to an attacker but in very...
The Advantages of Self-Defense Keychains
There’s a lot to shout about when it comes to self-defense keychains and there’s a reason you should buy from...
The Differences Between a Stun Gun and a Taser
Stun guns and tasers are two of the most effective self-defense options to protect yourself. However, because of their similarities,...
The 3 Must Haves in a Concealed Carry Purse
Three Must Haves In A Concealed Carry Purse Whether it’s a firearm, taser, stun gun or pepper spray- carrying your...
Women's Tasers: The Ultimate Guide
Self-defense is essential for any individual. Unfortunately, women are often targeted on dark nights when walking alone. When this happens,...
4 Self-Defense Tips Every Woman Should Know
Self-defense is not only for martial artists or people who are in the military. It is for anyone and everyone,...
Stun Guns: How To Keep Them In Good Working Order
At Defense Divas®, we take self-defense seriously and, as such, not only do we provide high-quality stun guns and other...
What Is The Best Stun Gun for Women to Carry?
Determining the best stun gun for women to carry should take several factors into consideration. In this article, we will...
Is a Stun Gun the Right Self Defense Choice For You? | Pros and Cons of Stun Guns
There is no doubt that stun guns are the most popular form of non-lethal self-defense, but it’s important to know the pros...
Is Pepper Spray Right For You? | Pros and Cons of Pepper Spray Self Defense
Pepper spray is often viewed as the little sister of the self-defense weapons family. We couldn’t disagree more! Pepper spray...
The Health Benefits of Self Defense Training
When you learn self-defense, you gain a feeling of empowerment and a boost to your self-esteem as you become capable...
How to Use Improvised Self-Defense with Items You're Wearing
What should you do if you own a stun gun or pepper spray and don’t have it with you when an attacker...
10 Dog Attack Self-Defense Tips
We talk a lot about self-defense against a human attacker, but what about those fury attackers? Whether you’re a regular...
Household Items You Can Use for Self Defense
Your home is your sanctuary. It’s where you feel safe to let your guard down. You should be carrying pepper...
3 Free Personal Safety Apps You Should Download Today
In today’s connected world, almost everyone has their smart phone within arm’s reach at all times. Did you know that...
D.I.V.A.S. 10 Decisive Items Vital to Auto Safety
An integral part of your total safety plan should include being prepared if your car breaks down or weather leaves...
College Game Day Safety Tips
Autumn is just around the corner and everyone is heading back to school. College campuses are coming alive with energetic...
Critical Tips To Avoid An Abduction
Sex trafficking in America is getting a lot of media attention this year. And that is awesome for starting to...
Exposed! Identity Theft Lessons to Learn from the Capital One Data Hack
On July 29th Capital One experienced one of the largest security data breaches in American history. Over 100 MILLION Americans...
Tips and Technology to Fight Cyber Bullying
WHAT CAN PARENTS DO TO PREVENT CYBERBULLYING? Thanks to growing public awareness (and tragically- the news coverage of school mass...
Traits of a Psychopath and a Sociopath | A Look Inside the Mind of Your Attacker
We’ve all heard or said, “She’s a psycho!” Or how about this one: “He’s a pathological liar!”.  But would you...
Breaking Down the Background Check
If you are dating in today’s culture, it’s essential that you spend the time to select a background check company...
7 Easy Action Steps To Avoid Identity Theft
The more time we spend online and the more information we share about ourselves online; the more we open ourselves...
New Instagram Tools to Fight Online Cyber Bullying
Bullying on social media has been a growing hot topic for the last couple of years. With news stories surfacing...
Three Safety Preps to Never Leave Home Without
I was asked in a recent interview for a podcast: What three things should a girl never leave home without?...
Help! Is My Child A Bully?
Bullying was not a culture issue as recent as 20 years ago. Yes, bullying existed. But kids were taught to...
How To Help A Friend Who Is A Domestic Violence Victim
It’s tough to watch a friend who is in an abusive relationship go through the chaos, emotional turmoil and physical...
#CollegeBound! 5 Personal Safety Must Do's to Stay Safe at College
If you’re heading off to college as a freshman or going back for another year of fun and education with...
How to Survive an Active Shooter Crisis
First, it was Columbine. Then Aurora CO, Sandy Hook Elementary, Orlando, Las Vegas, Parkland and so many more. The unfortunate...
Exposing Domestic Violence Patterns | The Cycle Of Abuse
There is a pattern. A very predictable pattern. It’s called The Cycle of Abuse. Understanding how these toxic relationships operate...
10 Safety Tips for Travelling Abroad
There are tons of articles online that cover conventional travel safety tips. Here’s 10 from Defense Divas® that you probably...
How To Spot Human And Sex Trafficking In Your Community
Seven years ago, I was handed a book by a friend of mine with some urgency and importance. I looked...
Is He Dangerous? 10 Things To Look For In His Personality
In my experience dating, one of the hardest things about dating is knowing exactly when to stay and when to...
Holiday Safety Series: Home Security Holiday Safety Tips
‘Tis the season to NOT be burglarized. Even though home burglaries spike in the month of December, you can keep your home...
Holiday Safety Series: Holiday Party Safety Tips
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is upon us and there will be plenty of...
Shoulder Surfers, Windshield Bait & Other Holiday Shopping Safety Tips
NOV 5, 2018 The holiday spirit is in full swing this time of year. Unfortunately, so are the opportunistic criminals....
Holiday Safety Series: Holiday Travel Safety Tips
Thanksgiving and Christmas are the busiest travel times of the year. From flight delays to traffic jams, you can be...
Pepper Spray. Mace. What's the Difference?
Pepper spray is a non-lethal self-defense product which can be used not only to ward off human attackers, but also as...
15 Date Rape Prevention Tips
Although no one can guarantee that you will not be a victim of rape, there are several precautions that you...
8 Simple Beach Theft Safety Tips
With school letting out and family vacations scheduled, let’s take a look at 8 simple tips to prevent beach theft...
Have a 911 Emergency Operator at Your Fingertips 24/7 with the Mace Alert 911
We think this is awesome! It works anywhere in the US and (unlike others) no monthly service fee! Walking across...
The Touching Story Behind The Creation of Mace® Nightbeams
Ever look at a product and think to yourself, why didn't I think of that? Here is the touching backstory...
Convicted Muggers Tell How To Avoid Being A Victim
This NBC Today report gives a chilling but insightful look into how convicted muggers select their targets and how you...
15 Tips To Stay Safe At The ATM
Of course, ATM’s were designed for our fast-paced lives. However, don’t be in such a hurry that you neglect a...
The Groin Kick. A Girl’s Best Friend.
The groin kick may seem very obvious to most women, but the execution of the groin kick in a stressful...
The 4 E’s of Self-Defense
Krav Maga. Karate. Tai Kwon Do. Along with a slew of others. It can all be a little confusing to...
Online Dating Safety
With the rise in popularity of online dating, especially with Apps like Tinder, it’s becoming increasingly important that women understand...
Outdoor Active Lifestyle Safety Tips
With the weather warming and longer daylight in most parts of the country, Spring is in the air! This is...
Victim Selection Through The Eyes of A Rapist
Every 9 seconds a woman is sexually assaulted or beaten in America. Think about how insane that is! That is...
Stun Guns 101 – A Crash Course in Electrical Self Defense
Stun guns are a very popular and effective method of non-lethal self-defense. Stun guns are permitted in many areas where...

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