25 Must-Haves For A Bridal Wedding Emergency Kit

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25 Must-Haves For A Bride's Emergency Kit
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Always be prepared.

A wedding day is an exciting but busy and hectic time, and there's a whole lot that can go awry. Runs in stockings, chipped nails, waldrobe malfunctions — it's important to be prepared.

One thing that should be stocked and carried at all times is a wedding emergency kit, filled with all the various tools necessary to fix everything. Whether it's a torn dress to a killer migraine, or anything else in between, make sure all wedding ideas go according to plan with these back-ups.

1. Fashion Forms Double Sided Tape

This is double-sided, transparent, hypoallergenic tape that can fix any wardrobe malfunction. It also prevent nip slips and keeps everything in place, so the bride can move around all night.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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2. Maidenform Silicone Petals

In case you need to ditch your bra or you realize your dress is more see-through than you intended, these silicone petals keep you covered and confident. They can be worn with or without a bra for discreet coverage.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

3. Chilyolife Muscle Balm

This balm relieves sore muscles, aches and pains. Apply it to those tired dancing feet and legs during the reception to keep on going. It also gives a gentle cooling effect while moisturizing and nourishing the skin.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

4. Welly Undercover Agents Transparent Hydrocolloid Waterproof Bandages

These transparent bandages match your skintone to allow discrete coverage. The waterproof material can stay on for days and flexes with your every move. Hydrocolloid means these bandages help promote faster healing by sealing in moisture while keeping out dirt and germs.

(Target, $9.99)

5. Breast Shapers

Specifically designed to provide maximum lift, Bring It Up Breast Shapers provide total coverage while smoothing, lifting and supporting your breasts. These unique, comfortable, stretch contour shaping cups were designed to provide maximum perkiness.

(Bring It Up, $35-$40)

6. CHI Escape Cordless 1" Straightening Hairstyling Iron

Never have a bridal hair emergency again! Experience the benefits of on-the-go, lightweight, cordless styling with this iron from CHI. Its compact design allows you to take it anywhere, even for styling right in the limo.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

7. Skin Actives Scientific Zit Ender

This spot treatment reduces redness and irritation overnight to make blemishes less noticeable the next morning. It also targets pimples without aging or damaging your skin.

(Skin Actives, $12.99)

8. Mayvenn 160g Straight Seamless Clip-In Hair Extensions

It's never a bad idea to have hair extensions on hand for your big day. It's an easy and instant way to change your look in case the style you planned isn't making the cut anymore.

(Mayvenn, $179)

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9. Tammy Fender 'The Purist'

Tammy Fender formulated this dry-foam hand sanitizer in order to cleanse away impurities naturally, and to help bolster immune defenses with a blend of herbal remedies such as Cinnamon Bark and Thyme. Additionally, she included plant remedies known to nourish, rehydrate and soften the skin.

(Tammy Fender, $14)

10. Avon Skin So Soft Bath Oil Spray

This spray bath oil moisturizes skin and relieves dryness, absorbs quickly, goes on smoothly, and contains jojoba oil for a fresh herbal scent.

According to Ashley Greer of Atelier Ashley Flowers"Avon Skin So Soft Original Bath Oil actually works as an amazing mosquito repellant... Apparently this is a Floridian best kept secret. It is colorless and has an herbal, soapy smell rather than the more standard chemical smelling bug sprays. If I were having a Southern wedding, I would definitely make sure to include it in any welcome or hospitality baskets.”

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

11. Tylenol Extra Strength Rapid Release Gels

These Tylenol Rapid Release Gels work fast to temporarily relieve minor aches and pains and help reduce fever. Each gelcap features unique, laser-drilled holes to quickly release medicine, and contains 500 mg of acetaminophen for fast, effective extra strength pain relief.

As Greer says, “You definitely want to have a pain reliever around just incase all that smiling gives you a headache.”

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

12. Band-Aid Brand Hydro Seal Adhesive Bandages

Band-Aid Brand durable adhesive bandages provide an optimal healing environment and all-purpose wound care protection in semi-translucent bandage material that blends with your skin.

“Better than regular band-aids, these give extra cushion support and relief for any blisters that may arise from dancing the night away,” suggests Greer.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

13. Deborah Lippmann Addicted To Speed Ultra Quick Dry Top Coat

A quick-dry coat does double duty, protecting polish and ensuring that nails are dry to the touch in just a few minutes. Created with nanotechnology, Addicted To Speed contains UV inhibitors to protect color and preserve polish's true tones. The formula dries quickly to seal in color faster.

“Snag in bodice netting or tulle? A dab of polish stops it immediately. Rhinestone comes loose? Polish works like glue,” advises Greer.

(Nordstrom, $20)

14. Felina Women's Bra Works Fashion Tape

These are pre-cut disposable strips, with removable backing on each side. They're perfect to keep your clothes in place or to fix a hem.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

15. Felina Ultra-Light Wire Free Adhesive Bra

This reusable self-adhesive push-up bra is the perfect wardrobe solution. The bride will have freedom and comfort to move around, all without biding straps.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

16. Listerine Cool Mint Pocketpaks Breath Strips

Everyone wants to smell fresh when they have that big kiss, right? That means breath mints are an absolute must for the bridal kit.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

17. Tweezer Guru Professional Stainless Steel Slant Tip Tweezer

No one wants pesky stray hairs on their wedding day. So, say goodbye to them with these precision tweezers. You will notice a dramatic difference in performance.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

18. NYX Professional Makeup Matte Blotting Paper

As makeup artists’ secret to blot excess oils and combat shine, these blotting papers will keep that beautiful face fresh during the day as nerves bring out sweat.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

19. Living Proof Perfect Hair Day Body Builder

Your stylist isn’t going to be following you around all day with a can of hairspray! This formula contains a blend of flexible and firm polymers to create body with softness no matter which setting you use. An emollient blend adds shine and anti-static agents improve the manageability and brushability. 

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

20. Mophie Dual Wireless Charging Pad

She’ll be getting texts and calls all day, so make sure her phone is charged. The Mophie charging pad charges any compatible iPhone and AirPods, with extra USB-A port. It also allows a third USB device to be charged simultaneously, such as an Apple Watch.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

21. RPZL Polisher Brush

This lightweight hair brush is made for both combing through hair with ease, and styling sleek and chic looks. Complete with a soft-touch handle and nicely cushioned bristles, it's comfortable to use, conditions, and helps bring shine to life with each stroke.

(RPZL, $40)

22. 20000mah Double USB Ultra Thin Portable External Battery Charger

The dual USB ports allows you to charge two devices at once. The sleek and stylish design is slim enough to fit into any bag or pocket. With a built-in flashlight, you can use it when light is needed.

Says Kristen Gosselin, Owner & Creative Director of KG Events & Design“Not that any bride is constantly on her phone during her wedding day, but in lieu of everything going perfectly smooth, you'll want your phone to be fully charged and readily available for anything that may pop up.”

(Walmart, $10.99)

23. Kate Aspen Classic Wedding Survival Kit

With all the supplies needed for any wedding emergency, this kit contains a manicure set with nail clippers, tweezers, scissors, nail file, 4 hair ties, 8 bobby pins, paper clothing tape, 12 oil absorbing wipes, and a mini sewing kit.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

24. Simple Modern Summit Water Bottle with Straw Lid

There's nothing more important than staying hydrated on your wedding day. So, suggests, Gosselin, “Go eco-friendly with either boxed water or, better yet, Everybody Water, which is boxed water with a cause. Purchasing these water bottles provides the funds to bring clean water systems to communities all over the world.”

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

25. Avon Skin-So-Soft Bug Guard

This spray guards against mosquitoes, gnats, no-seeums, sand flies and biting midges. It's perfect if you're having an outdoor wedding.

(Check prices and reviews on Amazon)

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