News Oscar Nominees Will Have an Interesting Surprise in Their Gift Bags By Brandi Fowler Brandi Fowler Instagram Website In addition to her extensive fashion, lifestyle, and beauty coverage for InStyle, Brandi has worked as a writer and editor for E! Online, a fashion and lifestyle writer for Hello! US, an editor/on-camera host for AOL, contributing writer and red carpet correspondent for Variety and Cosmopolitan, and has also served as the Hollywood correspondent for Australia's 9News' TheFIX. Her editorial features can also be found on Vitruvi, MTV News, Madame Noire, Hello Beautiful and more covering fashion, beauty, lifestyle, travel, and entertainment news. Her articles have been syndicated by the likes of Health, Marie Claire, Essence, Shape, Yahoo!, People, and more. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on March 2, 2018 @ 07:30PM Pin Share Tweet Email Better safe than sorry? This year's Oscar nominees will be getting one thing in their gift bags that's a little different than the other goodies inside: pepper spray. As part of the "Everyone Wins" nominee Gift Bags provided by Distinctive Assets, PepperFace, a slim, lightweight pepper spray, will be given to the likes of Meryl Streep, Margot Robbie, Mary J. Blige, Denzel Washington, and more. And the pepper spray, which fits in the palm of a hand or on a keychain, hasa message behind it. Courtesy Everything Celebs Will Be Eating at the Oscars After-Party The brand has a partnership with the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCDSV), to raise awareness to help end violence against women and to provide effective prevention against assault. "We want to be an awareness symbol to help end violence against women and also provide resources for those unfortunate enough to have become a victim of violence," Brian Pennington, CEO of PepperFace, said in a statement. The Oscar nominees extravagant gift bag is worth a whopping $100,000, according to Money, and also includes trips to Zanzibar, Tanzania, Greece, and Hawaii, as well as a week's worth of spa treatments at Golden Door, a diamond necklace, a 23andMe genetic testing kit, and a "gum rejuvenation" dental appointment.