25 Beauty Emergency Essentials to Always Carry

Brittany Irvine
25 Beauty Emergency Essentials to Always Carry
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We know you all have that friend who brings “everything but the kitchen sink” with her, every single day.  There’s nothing bad about that and maybe at the same time, she can inspire you to start carrying more of the things you need.  We also know that from time to time, you tend to need something that you never have.  Well, here’s where they come together. We’ve put together a list of beauty essentials to carry, just in case of an emergency. We’re not saying we advocate carrying those enormous handbags, but we also know that when in an emergency, you look to the girl who has one.

Granted, it’s not everyday that you’ll need a safety pin or a Tide To-Go stick but you just never know when a wardrobe malfunction or a stain will strike and we just want you to always be ready.  So cheers to reaching into your bag and pulling out something you know will benefit you.

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25 emergency products so you can be prepared in every beauty emergency!

Stains are so annoying!  Tide To-Go sticks are always the most effective way to remove stains if you don't have time to wash your shirt in the middle of the day, like most of us.

Tide to Go Instant Stain Remover, $3.29, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

Band-Aids are a must have; you could be the one that needs one or even share with your friends!

Cynthia Rowley BandAids, $2.99, Drugstore.com.

These are perfect hair ties because they don't leave a crease.  If you put your hair up, who knows when you'll want to let it down.

Emi-Jay Sorbet Hairs Ties, $6.50, Nordstrom.com.

Oil absorbing sheets are perfection, take your look from day to night but leave the oil behind.

Clean and Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets, $5.49, Drugstore.com.

If you're out and about whether it's night or day, you don't want to be caught with a flyaway.

L'Oreal Elnett Satin Hair Spray Travel Size, Extra Strong Hold, $7.29, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

A brush or comb of any kind is great to keep on hand.  Perhaps keep a teasing comb for transforming from day to night.

Marilyn Teaser Brush, $16, Ulta.com.

Known to fix a run in stockings, keep your jewelry from turning hands green and sometimes even be a temporary fix to an iPhone case breakage, how could you NOT carry clear nail polish at all times?

Revlon Nail Enamel, Clear, $3.99, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

Who know when your eyes will dry out?  No one.  That is exactly why keeping these on hand will always benefit, especially if you wear contacts.

Visine Long Lasting Redness Relief Drops, $5.29, Drugstore.com.

Touch ups are always necessary, especially if you're in and out and on the go.

Revlon PhotoReady Concealer Makeup, $7.99, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

This one goes without saying, you don't want to be caught without it.

Secret Outlast Antiperspirant and Deodorant, $5.99, Drugstore.com.

Who knows what you're touching all day?  To wash up quickly before lunch or dinner and even just to eliminate some germs if possible, hand sanitizer will always come in handy.

Germ-X Hand Sanitizer, $1.29, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

This Bobble is the perfect accessory.  If it's hot or you're just feeling like you need a refresher, the filter inside the bottle filters the water as you drink it.

Water Bobble, $12.99, Waterbobble.com.

Photo: Bloomingdales/Bloomingdales

Because it's not as practical to throw an entire toothbrush into your bag, a wisp is the perfect solution to brushing teeth if you end up sleeping at a friends house.

Colgate Wisp Optic White Mini-Bruch Pouch, Coolmint, $7.49, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

Wardrobe malfunctions are never a good thing but being the one that can fix them is always a great thing.  You never know when you'll need a safety pin.

Singer Safety Pins, $5.99, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

Evian Face Spray is perfect for a spritz of freshness after sitting on the beach, at the pool or anywhere.

Evian Mineral Water Spray, $12, Sephora.com.

Although we wish that we could, we cannot control the weather.  We all know you've learned this the hard way, so be prepared next time.

Travel Smart by Conair Mini Umbrella, $8.99, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

ChapStick is a given, chapped lips are not cute.

ChapStick Classic Lip Balm, Strawberry, $1.59, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

Protection of your skin is super important.  This is perfect for when you may not know what your plans are for the day, or even if you surprisingly end up somewhere sunny.  Who knows?

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Sunscreen, $10.39, Drugstore.com.

Just to see what's going on is always a good thing and for that, a mirror is a must-have.  

Sephora and Pantone Universe Emerald Compact Mirror, $9, Sephora.com.

Photo: Sephora

Fresh breath is always a must but what happens when you eat the new garlic-y food at the place you've been wanting to try for weeks now?  Gum is the perfect solution.

Orbit Sugar-Free Peppermint Gum 12 pk, $10.39, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

Because tweezers are a must have in your morning routine every once in a while, it's good to keep them with you.  You never know what will pop up out of nowhere.

Tweezerman SPA Slant Tweezer, $22, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

If your eyes are feeling dry in the middle of the day, it's always great to have an extra contact case on hand and your glasses at the ready.

Bausch + Lomb Sight Savers Contact Lens Cases, $3.97, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

Oil-Free Cleansing Wipes are perfect for on-the-go.  We know you don't want to worry about your makeup running but just incase it does, you are armed and ready.

Neutrogena Oil-Free Cleansing Wipes for Acne Prone Skin, Pink Grapfruit, $5.59, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

If you start to feel fatigued throughout the day, it might be because you're hungry.  Combat the afternoon downhill slope with a granola bar.

Kashi Trail Mix Chewy Granola Bars, $5.19, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Drugstore

A bobby pin is such a basic essential but we tend to never actually have one on hand.

Conair Brush Styling Essentials Matte Minis Bobby Pins, $1.29, Drugstore.com.

Photo: Conair, Drugstore

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