How To Create a Wedding Emergency Kit

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Fingers crossed you don't encounter any wedding-day emergencies. But it's always better to be safe than sorry, which means it's a very smart idea to pack a day-of emergency kit along with your wedding dress and accessories. That way, if you accidentally chip a nail or your up-do becomes loose, you'll have a bottle of nail polish and bobby pins at the ready. Here are all our essential just-in-case items that you should have by your side on your wedding day.

Spills & Mishaps
• Mini sewing kit (with needles, thread, buttons, and safety pins)
• Fashion tape (double-stick tape for keeping clothes in place)
• Stick-on instant hemming tape
• Clear nail polish (for runs)
• White chalk (for masking stains)
• Safety pins
• Small pair of scissors
• Spot remover pen
• Static cling spray
• Superglue (for fixing broken heels)
• Scotch tape
• Lint roller

First Aid
• Aspirin (or pain reliever of choice)
• Band-Aids
• Epi-Pen (if you have allergies)

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Snacks & Drinks
• Bottle of water
• Breath mints
• Granola bar

Beauty & Makeup
• Dental floss
• Eye drops
• Extra earring backs
• Bobby pins and ponytail rubberbands
• Face wipes
• Tampons
• Straws (to drink water without messing up lipstick)
• Tissues
• Tweezers
• Foundation
• Concealer
• Mascara
• Lipbalm
• Lipstick
• Blotting papers
• Makeup remover
• Cotton swabs
• Nail polish (in the shade you're wearing)
• Nail file
• Lotion
• Deodorant
• Comb
• Hair spray
• Small mirror
• Shoe pads (for cushion)

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