Wedding Day Emergency Kit for The Bride & Bridesmaids

Wedding day emergency kit for the bride

Emergency, we all know can arise at any time, without any prior notice. Yeah, it is the nature of emergency. No matter how meticulously we plan things in our normal day to day life or even for our weddings. In fact, while planning for the wedding we should always keep in mind that anything can go wrong or any emergency can arise at any moment. The best we can do is to be ready for those emergencies. Emergency could be of any nature such as,

  • Your wedding gown got stained
  • Your hair didn’t come out perfect on the day of your wedding
  • The weather conditions changed suddenly
  • You got a bruise while filing your nails, or maybe someone from girls squad got a minor cut
  • Your maid of honor needs got her dress wrinkled and so she needs to steam it urgently, so on and so forth

Any unexpected situation may arise on the day of your wedding and sometimes it is not even easy to get immediate help in case of exigencies.

Moreover, emergencies can’t be predicted in advance, but you can always be ready to face such unplanned and unexpected issues, by simply having an emergency kit ready in advance. And that’s the reason most people advice to have a wedding day emergency kit ready with items that will help you take care of these unplanned exigencies in a snap. There are four categories chiefly, under which you need to get your wedding day emergency kit filled, these are:

Here is a list of items that you can fill in your wedding day emergency kit:

Wedding Day Medical Emergency Kit

Wedding is already a stressful task, of course there will be hundreds of things that you will have to indulge even if you don’t want to. And at the time you need to be happy, cheerful, and energetic on your big day, after all it’s your day! However, unforeseen medical issues such as, minor headaches, bruises, cuts, blisters etc. are common and can come without any notification☺ ☺, but you need to be prepared for any such emergency on the day of your wedding, without fail. Here are the items that you should definitely fill in your wedding day medical emergency kit:

  • Acid Blockers or Heartburn Drugs (prescribed by the medical practitioner)
  • Aspirin for headaches (or you can have the ones that suit you)
  • Allergy medication (prescribed by the medical practitioner)
  • Balms (used for headache if you’re allergic to medicines)
  • Band aids
  • Blister Treatment Creams
  • Blister Underfoot Plaster
  • First aid kit
  • Moleskin (for uncomfortable shoes)
  • Regular Medicines (if you’re already having some medicines for any particular illness or are prescribed by your doctor that you need to take regularly)
  • Painkillers or Pain Relievers
  • Pain Relief Spray or Gel

Wedding Day Personal Hygiene Emergency Kit

Personal hygiene is crucial and you may need anything from mouthwash to hand sanitizer any point of time. The below mentioned personal hygiene items are a must have in your wedding day emergency kit so that you can fight bad breath and do over chapped lips or running makeup. These items mentioned below will cover all the bases and help you to take care of any adverse situation that comes your way.

  • Baby powder
  • Breath mints (for fighting bad smell ☺☺ of course)
  • Cotton Balls
  • Deodorant (to take care of body odor, especially in summers)
  • Eye & Ear drops
  • Floss
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Hand and Body Lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Makeup Remover
  • Mouthwash
  • Oil Absorbing Face Blotting Paper
  • Razor
  • Sanitary Pads
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Tampons
  • Tweezers
  • Tissues
  • Wet Wipes

Wedding Day Beauty & Makeup Emergency Kit

Though your makeup artist and hairstylist will leave no stone unturned to make you look your best. But the thing is they will not stay with you once you’re ready. And you may need touch ups in between. Especially in summers, it is highly likely that your makeup will run. Or maybe your hairstyle may slip a bit. To look gorgeous all day long, you may definitely need to have touch ups in between. Here are the items that you should include in your wedding day beauty and makeup emergency kit:

  • Bobby pins (A must have, you never know when you need them)
  • Clear Nail Polish (in case you get your nail polish scratches or something)
  • Compact Powder
  • Eye Gel or Cream
  • Eyeliner (To brighten your eyes up)
  • Hair Combs & Hair Brush
  • Hair Pins & Hair Spray
  • Lip Gloss (in case you don’t use lipstick)
  • Lipstick (When you will eat or drink something, you may lose a bit)
  • Mascara

Wedding Day Miscellaneous Emergency Kit

Besides medical, hair, beauty, makeup, and hygiene the other items that you may need to include in the wedding day emergency kit comes under miscellaneous. These are the items that you may need anytime and you will be happy to have them in case of some unusual exigencies. And the list goes like this:

  • Adaptors and Batteries
  • Black & Nude Pantyhose
  • Bug spray (A must have for an outdoor wedding)
  • Extra Earring backs
  • Extra underwear
  • Fashion tape
  • Flat Shoes
  • Glue or Quick Fix
  • Granola bar or energy bar
  • Heel protectors (In case you need to walk in grass)
  • Nail clippers
  • Nail filer
  • Pens
  • Pocket Size Mirror
  • Portable Mini Travel Iron/Steamer
  • Power Bank
  • Rubber bands
  • Safety pins
  • Scissors
  • Sewing kit
  • Shoe pads
  • Stain Removal Pen (to hide any stain without having to rinse it)
  • Straws (a simple way to protect your lipstick while having some drinks)
  • Sunscreen (a must have for an outdoor wedding, especially if it’s a beach wedding)
  • Tape
  • Water Bottle
  • White chalk for covering up stains

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To wrap up…

These are the items that you should necessarily include in your wedding day emergency kit. Besides, while gathering items for your wedding day emergency kit, make sure you include all that you know you will need. You can DIY your wedding day emergency kit, it is completely customizable to fit your needs. So, whatever you don’t need in the list above or you don’t use them as such you can chuck those items and can add the ones that you particularly use or want to have in your wedding day emergency kit.

While filling items in your wedding day emergency kit make sure you take help from others as well. Because sometimes in the time of stress especially, we tend to forget many things, but taking help from others help us to have everything aligned and systematic.

Also, don’t miss to delegate your maid of honor or somebody else who you think can be in charge of the emergency kit on your wedding day. Anything can happen, so be ready for the unexpected on the day of your wedding, it will be able to handle any situation that occurs without any notification.

Thanks for reading!

Happy Wedding… ☺ ☺