It’s the big night. Your hair is done, your dress is perfect and your parents are going nuts snapping pictures. It’s prom and it’s everything you’ve been dreaming of for months. Until you realize that your lipstick has worn off and you don’t have any with you. Or those gorgeous heels that you blew two paychecks on are rubbing your ankle and leaving a blister behind. We’ve all had these minor “big night” emergencies, and they can definitely put a damper on your festivities.
So for this year’s prom, don’t let these fashion emergency moments happen to you. Even if you’re carrying a little clutch, there are some supplies you should definitely squeeze in there to ensure that you have a flawless evening. Plus, when you provide a fellow gal with a spritz of Evian mineral spray at the end of a long night, you’ll be earning major karma points.
So click through the slideshow above for nine essential items to tote along with you on prom night. We promise you won’t regret it.
Have any other suggestions for must-have prom night items? Let us know what they are in the comments section below!
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After a night of dancing, it's perfectly natural to want to reapply your perfume. And we love anything that comes in a cute package!
Chloe Solid Perfume Necklace, $60, at Neiman Marcus
There's nothing worse than oily skin, but luckily blotting papers will take care of it with one quick swipe.
Blotting Papers, $20, at Bobbi Brown
Is your hair getting wilder than the party? Take a bathroom break and spritz on some spray.
Fekkai Sheer Hold Hairspray (Travel Size), $10, at Bloomingdale's
Are those pretty heels of yours giving you a blister? You don't need to sacrifice style if you have the right first aid materials.
Band-Aid Brand by Cynthia Rowley, $5, at Cynthia Rowley
Prom can turn into a night full of surprises, but you never want to be caught off guard when your safety is concerned. So we recommend throwing one of these guys into your bag ... just in case.
Latex Condom with Limited Edition Packaging Designed by Charlotte Ronson, $5.99 for 3 pack, at Proper Attire
Even if you're getting tired, you don't want your skin to look that way. These miracle bottles will have you looking fresh and ready to go in no time!
Mineral Water Spray Duo To Go, $14, at Sephora
Want to check your eye makeup in a pinch? Make sure you have a compact handy.
Anna Sui Small Mirror, $28, at Urban Outfitters
When you're busy having fun you don't want to have to worry about your lip color rubbing off. This lip tint goes on glossy and then adjusts as a long-wearing stain.
Trish McEvoy Instant Pick-Me-Up, $28.50, at Bergdorf Goodman
Toting around a toothbrush and toothpaste can be cumbersome, but you always want to be minty fresh. Wisps require no water but have the same effect as brushing your teeth.
Colgate Wisp Portable Mini-Brush Toothbrush, $7.49, at DrugStore.com