If you’re looking for an extra layer of protection, pepper spray is an easy item to carry with you. The Finders Keep Her Safer Pepper Spray comes in a small 1/2-ounce size with a keyring to attach to your keys or backpack. Use it for one five-second burst, or for five one-second bursts. It can incapacitate an attacker for up to 45 minutes.
Please note: You aren’t allowed to take pepper spray in carry-on luggage on an airplane and some states have regulations regarding the use of pepper spray.