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Shooting Illustrated gives you give essential CCW tips for women.  Obviously, women have different needs from men in many circumstances.  This is also true when it comes to CCW carrying for females.  Some of these tips are useful for both males and females.

Your Gun Needs to Fit You AND Your Method of Concealed Carry As much as I believe we’re past the “I’m buying my little lady a gun” days, I still feel it’s my duty to remind everyone that the most important tip for concealed carry is to make sure the gun fits your hand as well as the primary method of carry you plan to use. Shooting Illustrated | 5 Essential Concealed-Carry Tips for Women

While some tips as your wardrobe and purse need to be taken into consideration are mostly applicable to females.

Take Your Wardrobe Into Account When Buying Holsters (And Vice Versa)One of the biggest reasons women find it difficult to carry is that their preferred method of carry doesn’t always work with every outfit in their closet. While I don’t recommend carrying in a purse, I understand that for some women, this is the only way they will carry a gun, either at all or until they get to a point where they’re comfortable with carrying on their person. If that’s the case for you, it’s essential to choose a satchel that has a slash-proof strap, protects the trigger at all times and that the firearm remains within your control and your reach – and only your reach – at all times. Shooting Illustrated | 5 Essential Concealed-Carry Tips for Women

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