Handy Self-Defense Weapons Commuters Need to Have

Sherry Tadeja
PUBLISHED November 26, 2018 05:18 pm
Art by Dani Elevazo

Life threatening situations are inevitable anywhere, especially if you live in urban cities like Manila where anyone is an easy target for theft and robbery--or worse, kidnapping. So, carrying a self-defense weapon should second-nature to everyone.

Kudos to man's ingenious creativity (and need for security), that it made way for products that seem to be an everyday staple but are actually concealed self-defense weapons, check them out here.

Lipstick Pepper Spray (Php 429 Set of 2)

Perfect for women who are always on-the-go or commuting, this pepper spray is cleverly designed into a lipstick tube for a covert and easy to carry protection.

Expandable Baton (Php 249)

This handy piece of steel is actually an expandable baton you can use to hit any possible offender before turning for a run. The product is about 19.5 inches long giving you a good reach to anyone who dares to.

Pen Knife (Php 129)

Sure, "The pen is mightier than the sword" however this pen bridges both because it is also a handy knife. Not only it's for self-defense but a usable item in times of emergency situations.

Keychain Alarm (Php 249)

Conveniently designed as a keychain, this safety alarm emits a sound when activated to draw attention from the public or alert attackers away. This can also be useful in emergency situations such as using it as a tool to signal rescuers of your location.

Mini Flashlight Stun Gun (Php 1,110)

Not only is this compact flashlight is rechargeable and easy to carry, but it could also hold off attackers with its taser gun feature. Suitable for everyday and emergency situations. Worth of your money if you’d ask us.

There’s nothing wrong protecting yourself through these weapons. Just remember that it can still hurt anyone (offender or not) if mishandled. Keep them responsibly and possibly away from children.



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