Preparing a Wedding Day Emergency Kit

July 6, 2015 at 2:15 pm Leave a comment

246595_5274One of the most memorable moments of your life may be your wedding day. Help make your dream day come true by being prepared for the unexpected with a wedding day emergency kit, a collection of helpful items for minor mishaps that may spoil an otherwise perfect day. These are kits that may be store-bought or do-it-yourself containing a wide variety of wedding day survival items from personal care to bridal; the important thing to remember is that you are prepared should a disaster strike such as broken heel or wine stain. Create a kit that suits the needs of your wedding. Read on to learn more about what goes into a creating a wedding day emergency kit.


One of the most common mishaps that occur at a wedding is makeup flaking. Keep in your emergency kit precision tip cotton swabs, the pointed ends make lifting debris off your face quicker and easier. Other items to include are a nail emery board, blotting tissues, clear nail polish, makeup removal wipes in case you cry and small mascara for reapplication, travel-sized hair dryer, compact mirror, extra lipstick for touchups, small hair brush or comb, hair spray and a dozen bobby pins.

Personal Care

Weddings can be all day events subject to a multiplicity of minor upkeep moments. Keep on hand in your wedding day emergency kit a selection of essential items including hand sanitizer, personal hygiene care wipes, small liquid travel soap, dental floss or dental picks, tooth brush, mouthwash, deodorant, tweezers, nail clippers, breath mints, tissues, tampons, hand lotion and chap stick. Add a small bottle of water for hydration and a small quick snack such as granola bar or sunflower seeds.

Bridal and Attire

All is not lost if you should trip on your gown hem by including double-sided tape in your wedding day emergency kit. Other attire fix-its include lint roller, extra earring backs, safety pins, travel needle and thread kit, super glue, static cling remover spray, cleaning wipes, spot remover pen, scissors and nail polish great for pantyhose runs or chipped manicures. Add a stiff dry sponge to your kit for removing deodorant streaks on clothing.417853_6906

First Aid

Pack a basic first aid into your wedding emergency kit. Things to include are pharmacy prescriptions, pain relievers such as aspirin, acetaminophen or naproxen, antacids, adhesive bandages, antiseptic, non latex gloves, antibiotic ointment and cold compress. If your wedding is outdoors, consider adding sunscreen and insect repellant.

Tech Extras

Bring an extra cable and wall adapter for charging your electronic devices such as smart phones, tablets and computers.

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