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Essential items to have in a bride's survival kit on wedding day

02 Sep, 2019


No matter, how much you've spent in meticulously planning out every second of your big day, there is always the possibility that something gets wrong. Likewise- the weather might not be on your side, a bad hair day or you woke up with a zit. These things might be a major roadblock on your otherwise perfect wedding day, so it would be a good idea for brides who are getting married to prepare an emergency kit filled with items which assist you to take care of these unplanned emergencies in the snap. Delegate your maid of honour or someone else important to be in charge to take care of your bridal kit and make it available whenever you’ll need it.

You’ll find these things so useful in one easy-to-reach spot on the day of your wedding so you can grab them at a moment’s notice. This time we have come up with the list of some essentials which should be included in a bride's survival kit. All you've got to do is grab a pretty cosmetic bag or tote and get packing!

Hygiene and Toiletries

Some personal hygiene items, like from mouthwash to makeup remover are required to have in your wedding day emergency kit. It helps you to fight with bad breath and zits and tame flyaways and running makeup. Ensure that you’ve covered up all the bases so that you’re ready for anything that will comes your way.



Toothbrush and toothpaste


Hand sanitizer



Breath mints

Lip balm

Baby powder

Makeup remover

Cotton balls and Q-Tips





Eye drops

Oil-absorbing blotting sheets


Hair, Makeup and Beauty

Every bride wants to look absolutely best on her D-day. However, your hairstylist and makeup artist have made best efforts on you to look like a beautiful princess that you're, but 12+ hours on your wedding day can cause your hair and makeup slowly slip. Be prepare to retouch all things may need to be retouched and pin down anything that needs to be pinned with these items.


Comb or brush

Bobby pins




Clear nail polish (for nail touchups and also for pantyhose tears)

Cover up or face makeup

Eye cream


Miscellaneous Extras

On the above of all other items which you've involved in your emergency kit, some miscellaneous extras are also grateful for you to include. Initially, bridesmaid or your maid of honor may think it’s a lil odd when they will open up this emergency kit to discover these items. But, on your wedding day, you should be definitely prepared for any type of unexpected situation.


Nail clippers

Nail file

Lint roller


Lighter (for fraying ribbon)

Pantyhose (both black and nude)


Granola bar or energy bar

Earring backs

Fake wedding ring

Sewing kit

Tide To Go pen or other stain removal pen


Safety pins

Heel protectors for walking in the grass

Fast flats to change into

Shoe pads

White chalk for covering up stains

Straws (so you can drink without ruining your lipstick)

Rubber bands


Spare panty (you never know!)


While collecting items for your bridal emergency kit, be sure that to include anything that you know you may need, like- an epi-pen or any other medication you usually rely on. All we mean is, your wedding day survival kit is fully customizable to fit your needs. For instance- if you don't wear lipstick, but will use lip gloss on your wedding day, throw an extra favorite lip gloss as a backup. You can also take help to your mother and others to let you know what you're missing in this emergency kit. I am sure our this blog will help you prepare for anything which comes your way.


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