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ila Security Personal Alarm Review + Top Ten Safety Tips

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ila Security provides a must-have range of security accessories that are chic, feminine and versatile.

ila Security Personal Alarm

I received the ila Dusk Personal Alarm in the Japanese Flowers. This little alarm is small enough to fit in my hand or on my key chain. It emits an ear-piercing 130Db female scream that research has shown others are more likely to respond to than a traditional alarm, as well as disorientating an attacker. You never know when you are going to need some protection. When I was working, before the kids, I always carried mace with me. Looking back I don’t know why I stopped carrying it. As much as I take extra precaution when I am out, either by myself or with the kids, I like to know I have a little something extra.

Here are ila Security’s Top Ten Safety Tips:

1. PLAN AHEAD: Take a few minutes before you go out to think through and plan your journey, particularly if it’s not a regular route.

2. CARRY A MOBILE PHONE: This can be a lifeline when stranded.

3. LET SOMEONE KNOW: Keep in touch with a member of your family or a friend, particularly of you’re feeling nervous or a little vulnerable on a new route.

4. CARRY PERSONAL SECURITY ALARM: This could give you the opportunity to stop any attacker in his tracks.

5. WALK WITH CONFIDENCE: Following all these tips will give you confidence and there’s no doubt that striking out, head up, oozing confidence is one of the best ways of putting off a potential attacker.

6. DON’T FLASH YOUR CASH OR VALUABLES: If you stop at a cash machine or shop on the way, try to conduct transactions as discretely as possible.

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7. TAKE OFF THOSE HEADPHONES: It’s sooo tempting to lose yourself in your favorite music when walking home or to work, but being aware of your surroundings and the other people around you will sharpen your senses and provide an early warning system of any potential trouble.

8. ALWAYS USE LICENSED CABS: When your feet are sore, you’re tired, fed up and desperate to get home it’s oh so tempting to get into a car when the driver says ‘Want a cab, love?’ Please don’t – licensed cab drivers are only allowed to ply for hire in a regulated cab rank.

9. IF YOU THINK YOU’RE BEING FOLLOWED: I know – our worst nightmare. But it needn’t be if you keep your wits about you and act fast. First, try crossing a road or turning back on yourself. If they continue to follow, assume your suspicions are right and get help. Try pretty much anywhere there are people – pub, bar, cafe, shop, service station, etc or knock on the nearest door where the lights are on.

10. TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS: We’ll all develop instincts or intuition for danger as we gain more experience of life. But it’s easy, particularly under influence of alcohol or peer pressure to ignore what they’re telling you. Trust them and you’ll invariably stay one step ahead of the criminal.

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39 Comment

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    Rebecca Graham
    January 5, 2011 at 3:11 am

    I like the owls design.

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    Gail E
    January 5, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    Oh for sure my favorite is the “sport” with the pedometer..Weather permitting I will walk 10 miles a day at Miami Whitewater so the pedemoter and alarm is not only useful but will give me a sense of security when I’m way out on the trail. They are all very cute though. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Karen Dorris
    January 5, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    I like the Chinese Flowers design the best!


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    andrea v
    January 5, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    I like the 9th one that is black with white spirals

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    January 5, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    love the chinese flower design

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    asha marie pena
    January 6, 2011 at 1:05 am

    i like the pink flower pattern

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    Kathy Detweiler
    January 6, 2011 at 10:50 am

    Mandatory Entry: My favorite Dusk design is the Blue Butterflies. I really like this product because I do a lot of birding in our state park and I’ve been looking for something like this to feel safer, thanks!

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    January 7, 2011 at 1:11 am

    I absolutely love this product it would be perfect for me because I am a college student who walks in the city after late night classes. I especially love the classy cheetah print alarm. Thank you for a great giveaway!

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    January 7, 2011 at 7:38 am

    My favorite design is the Red polka dots, it looks like just a regular accessory but could threaten bad element. Hooray for ila!

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    Darcy Keith
    January 7, 2011 at 10:44 am

    I like the black circle design with red in it (on the bottom row)!

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    January 7, 2011 at 10:53 am

    The Japanese Flowers are my fav

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    January 7, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    Love the Chinese Flowers

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    ivonia class
    January 7, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    My favorite dusk design is black circles.

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    Melissa Cook
    January 7, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    the dark one with the flowers on it.

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    Jennifer Barr
    January 8, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    dark blue w/ butterflies

    chevybelair1 at juno dot com

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    Tabathia B
    January 9, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    I like the blue butterflies
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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    January 10, 2011 at 1:24 pm

    Visit ila Security and let me know what your favorite Dusk design is. Then leave me a comment.

    the owl!

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    January 10, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    My favorite is the owls.

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    Raven In A Blue Room
    January 10, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    I like the green one with the 3 owls best

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

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    Anara from able2able
    January 10, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    These are so cool! I did a review and giveaway of a backpack with a built in personal alarm on my special needs blog, but think these are a great alternative!

    I like the pink dots (though I wish the stars came in pink or purple!)

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    January 11, 2011 at 2:48 am

    the sporty pedometer one

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    January 11, 2011 at 11:13 am

    My favorite is the black leopard print #32.

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    Claudia N
    January 11, 2011 at 11:45 am

    I like the light blue

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    January 11, 2011 at 11:58 am

    Love the owls!!

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    January 11, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    I like the black face

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    amber whitehead
    January 11, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    I liked all of the designs. The 2nd one and the one with owls were both really cute I think.

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    January 11, 2011 at 2:13 pm

    I like the red and white polka dot desig the best!

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    January 11, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    I like the pink one with flowers on it

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    Staci Jones
    January 11, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    I love the Owls.

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    January 11, 2011 at 3:47 pm

    I like the blue butterflies design

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    Nicole Copeland
    January 11, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    i like the owl one

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    sarah l
    January 11, 2011 at 4:05 pm

    I Like the sport one!

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    January 11, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    I like the Black Circles

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    Lorrie (pinklady705)
    January 11, 2011 at 5:17 pm

    I like the Dark Pink flowers design.

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    tina reynolds
    January 11, 2011 at 6:17 pm

    I like the owls thanks for the chance to win

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    January 11, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    fave: brown with flowers

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    pamela james
    January 11, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    the one with the japanese flowers is my fav.
    pjames330 at aol dot com

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    Mary J
    January 11, 2011 at 7:43 pm

    I like the pink flowers.

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    Heather Rapp
    January 11, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    I like the japanese flower design!

    heatherrapp at msn dot com

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