How to Build a Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Wedding Day Emergency Kit

Even the laziest of brides should have an emergency kit at the ready on her big day. Knowing you’ve got small mishaps covered is the surest way to keep things running smoothly and stressfree. New shoes causing a blister? Pull out a Bandaid. Have a headache coming on? Down an aspirin. Hair falling out of place? Tame your tresses with bobby pins. Having everything on-hand prevents crazed running around.

Here’s a handy dandy guide to creating your own Wedding Day Emergency Kit. Many travel-sized items can be found at drugstores. We also recommend checking out Hollywood Fashion Secrets as they have oodles of options for kit supplies (available on-line or at Target).

* Put your kit together one month before the wedding.

* Pack everything in some kind of cosmetic bag or cute little suitcase that can be easily stashed by one of your attendants under the head table or somewhere easily accessed.

So here is our suggestion for a complete, Lazy Bride emergency kit!

bobby pins in your hair colour
clear hair elastics
comb
folding brushtravel hair spray
blotting tissues
tweezers
cotton swabs
emery board
nail clipper
clear nail polish
nail polish remover/pads
earring backs
tissues
eyelash glue (if wearing fake eyelashes)
face powder in same colour you’re wearing on wedding day
wedding day lipstick tube (after you’re made up, place in kit)
safety pins
diaper pins (for the bustle)
mending kit
stain remover stick or pads
static remover
wrinkle remover
lint brush
white chalk (covers up any dirt on the wedding dress)
emergency hem tap
super glue
blister pad
adhesive bandages
breath freshener or mints
small chocolates
granola bar
bottle of water
lip balm
tampons
antacid
aspirin
ibuprofin
antihistamine
dental floss
deodorant towelettes
hand lotion
note pad
pen
copy of wedding vows
extra set of wedding bands (consider rubber SafeRingz for $8.99)
wedding day timeline
drinking straw
mirror

Take it from the Boy Scouts and always be prepared 😉

 

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