Walk with Confidence

Many years ago I was walking at our local high school track on my lunch break. The track wasn't near the school and had to be entered through only one gate. Chain link surrounded the track with all other gates locked. A local homeless man entered the gate as I…

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“We Just Finished Some Target Practice”

During my early 20’s I lived alone in a nice little one-bedroom apartment. My neighbors were 4 men in their 30’s and 40’s, brought in from out of state to build the new shopping center down the road. In their first month of living there, they had verbally harassed all…

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Pocket Carry: 7 Tips and Considerations

Pocket carry isn't talked about much, in fact, it's rather neglected. Pocket carry is a good option when you do so safely. If you take the time to understand the advantages and disadvantages, you may find that this is a viable way to carry for you. Everyone is different but with the right gun, the right holster and the right clothing, pocket carry could be your new favorite option! Here are some tips and suggestions that to help you understand pocket carry a little more.

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GWG Concealed Carry Apparel

Recently, they released a new Concealed Carry Fashion line. You bet, I jumped on the fan bandwagon. We are all constantly struggling to find comfortable and fashionable ways to successfully live our lives as concealed carriers.

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It’s Not a Good Idea to Approach Me!

I had just started pistol shooting and joined a chapter of TWAW. The class that Saturday was about awareness and we got a keychain with white, yellow, orange and red beads to engine us of the stages of awareness. We also practiced yelling things like “ STOP-I have a gun…

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“She Has a Gun”

It was about 1974 and I had just moved back to my hometown. I had rented a small red sports car and was pulled into a parking spot at a 7-11. I didn’t have a concealed carry permit but was allowed to have my pistol laying on my car seat

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Women & Guns: 2019 Survey Data Tells a Story

The results are in! The Well Armed Woman Annual 2019 Survey data is in, and boy does it tell an exciting story! More than five thousand of you submitted entries, thank you! The information you have provided not only helps me to meet your needs at The Well Armed Woman, but it also gives me reliable data to use as I work with leaders in the firearms industry to better understand their female consumers.

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NEW Online Course For Women Gun Owners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW Online Course For Women Gun Owners The Well Armed Woman Launches “Women & Guns: The Basics” (Scottsdale, Ariz.) – January 30, 2020  The struggle of bouncing from website to website, article to article, and video to video and not knowing if the information is accurate or…

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The Well Armed Woman 2019 Survey!

This is an anonymous survey in which the data collected will help us to provide the very best products, content, and service we can for female gun owners. More importantly, it will help us guide and educate the firearms industry for women's needs and preferences. We will make them understand that women are here and not going anywhere!

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TWAW Comfort Shield – Total Comfort

I think the key to carrying concealed every day and everywhere is comfort. The truth is, if we aren't comfortable we may not carry all of the time. We all are on the constant quest to find true concealed carry comfort. The Well Armed Woman now has the answer! How about a soft cushion in between all of this hard and all of our soft? Let me introduce you to the solution for truly comfortable IWB concealed carry: The TWAW Comfort Shield!

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TWAW Holsters for Men

It is no secret, we KNOW women! But did you know TWAW has holsters for Men also?! Here are a few great products that work for men!

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Holiday Outfits and Concealed Carry

Getting dressed when you carry a gun every day can be daunting. You ask yourself, "What will cover my gun?" "How can I wear this dress and my holster?" "Can I even carry in this outfit?" Holiday outfits and concealed carry often do not go together. However, I am here for you! I understand the frustration and I understand the need to carry concealed successfully. Let's look at some great outfit and holster options that you can wear to any formal or informal holiday affair!

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Debunking Two (More) Myths Of The Female Customer

The industry has progressed significantly in recent years, with some of the most prevalent myths about female gun owners debunked — you know, things like “women need and should carry a revolver” and “all women want pink guns.” Now, by and large, everyone reading this is “walking in the light;” if not, however, a quick search on Google will supply a plethora of educational resources for you to read and cast these myths aside.

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Annual Holiday Sale 2019

All of your holiday shopping can be done in one place! From Tuesday 11/26 through Tuesday 12/3, get your favorite products for amazing prices! The sale will be sitewide* with just a few exceptions. All you have to do is find the products you love and add them to your cart, apply the promo code, and the savings are yours! Trust me, concealed carriers, new gun owners, seasoned shooters, and everyone who loves the second amendment will be overjoyed when they receive these gifts.

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The Most Comfortable Belly Band

Finding the right holster can be a daunting task. You are going to have so many important questions. "Will it fit my body?" "Is it comfortable?" "Will my gun fit?" "I'm a lefty, will this work for me?" "What about when I change clothing styles... will I be able to change my carry position?" The Well Armed Woman's new Comfort Carry Belly Band will make you answer "YES!" to all of these questions!

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Never Afraid Again

The next day’s review of security cameras showed 2 young men had been wandering the property, looking in windows and trying to open doors. It was horrifying to watch them approach my camper.

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Driving Alone

I very calmly took my .357 out of the place I had it (I have a CCW) and put it on the passenger seat of my car. That was the last I saw of the truck.

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Speaker and Media Inquiries

Carrie Lightfoot is purpose-driven with the ambition and passion to create positive change. She is a savvy entrepreneur, mentor, author, speaker and influencer. An authority and ambassador for women gun owners in the industry and in the media. She is a voice for women in advocacy of the Second Amendment.…

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Fall Sale Spectacular 2019

The Well Armed Woman Fall Sale Spectacular provides AMAZING deals on great products! Holsters, accessories, apparel and more on sale Oct. 20-Nov. 9!

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Great Concealed Carry Holsters for Fall

Fall is HERE! The leaves are changing, the weather is getting cooler and people can’t stop debating the greatness of pumpkin spice everything. Autumn is such a great time of year! Not only because of everything I just mentioned, but because concealed carry becomes so much easier! Do you have…

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Springfield Armory Hellcat – One Hell of a Gun

The Springfield Armory Hellcat just might be an answer to my concealed carry gun prayers! I know, that's a pretty bold statement, but the innovations Springfield has brought to this gun are not only exciting and functional but incredibly impressive. They have been working on this gun for 2+ years,…

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