What is a beauty emergency kit?

A beauty emergency kit is a collection of necessary cosmetics and grooming supplies that you may carry with you to assist you with any unanticipated problems or crises. This kit often contains supplies like cosmetics, skincare, and grooming equipment that you could need in a rush to freshen up your look or handle an issue involving your appearance.

various cosmetic products arranged on the table in beauty salon

Handy items you need

Have there ever been circumstances where you needed a beauty emergency pack more than anything else? You can build them as little or huge as you would like, and it is fairly simple. A cosmetic bag or container and any of the useful products you see here are all you need! Girls on the go can now handle any circumstance with ease and remain calm.

1. Hair tie

Oh yeah, a hair tie is a need that you or a buddy should always have in your emergency beauty kit. Hair ties are useful for more than simply keeping your hair out of your face. They may be used as a reminder to complete a task, as a wine marker, to extend hook and loop necklaces, or just to keep long sleeves up!

2. Bandage

Bandages are a necessary component of any beauty or medical first-aid kit. You never know when you will be out and suffer from a painful scrape or hangnail that you do not want to flaunt to the world! A few band-aids on hand will guarantee that you will be covered and protected in the event of any little mishaps!

3. Matchbook

The perfect small thing to put in your beauty emergency pack is a matchbook. If you are traveling, use a matchbook from your hotel to jot down the location of your accommodation. You may also use them to remove smells from public restrooms.

4. Cotton swab

Cotton swabs are a need for me in my cosmetic emergency kit! Sometimes I hurry out of the house without realizing any eye makeup fallout, or later in the day I have smeared eyeliner, and a quick swipe of the swab cures it! Keep cotton swabs covered in a container since they can become fuzzy if left out.

5. Hand sanitizer

Your emergency cosmetics kit should include hand sanitizer. In addition to minimizing the spread of germs when touching up your cosmetics, having clean hands will save you from becoming sick!

6. Breath mints

Put some gum or breath mints in your emergency beauty kit to ensure that you never have to worry about having bad breath again! You never want to be caught with unpleasant bad breath when you meet someone important (or hot!). While poor breath might not be seen as a cosmetic emergency. Additionally, chewing gum can help you control cravings while you are on the road and is excellent for dental hygiene, claims gum industry behemoth Wrigley!

7. Hair spray

Hair spray or gel, or some other type of hair care item, should be included in beauty emergency kits. Pick up a little bottle of hairspray in a drugstore to control flyaways and unruly hair, or for more unusual uses like lint removal or fixing stubborn zippers to avoid embarrassing fashion malfunctions!

8. Dental floss

Dental floss is another item you should have in your cosmetic first aid kit to keep your grill clean and avoid any uncomfortable situations after your meal! Dental floss may also be used to unstick rings and as a backup hair, tie if the one in your package goes missing.

9. Clear nail polish

Ever since females have relied on clear nail paint to solve their cosmetic problems. Use clear paint to cover costume jewelry, touch up bare nails, stop runs in stockings, and give them some sparkle. Have you ever proudly worn a pretty ring you got from a bargain shop only for it to start turning your finger a shocking shade of green? Next time, just apply a clear coat before wearing it, and you should be good to go!

10. Wet wipes

You need some wet wipes in your emergency pack if your entire existence is in your luggage or vehicle! When you’re out and about, use these towelettes to freshen up, cure stains on clothing, sterilize surfaces, and some varieties may even be used as toilet paper!

set of various makeup supplies

11. Feminine products

Feminine products are a need in beauty emergency kits. I mean, getting your period at the worst possible time should not even be considered a beauty emergency! There is nothing wrong with having backups, so include another in your emergency kit just to be safe, even if your glove box or handbag already contains one!

12. Aspirin

Aspirin or any type of pain reliever is an excellent addition to your cosmetic emergency pack. If you are not allergic to aspirin, you can take it as a last-resort treatment for zits and minor aches and pains. While you are out, if you see a pimple, go to the restroom. Aspirin and water are combined to make a paste. After applying the paste to the spot for a few minutes, wash it off. Redness and inflammation should be lessened with aspirin, allowing you to confidently carry on with your day.

13. Earring back

Even if it goes without saying, having earring backs in your beauty first aid box should be on this list. I frequently lose the backs of earrings, and the last time I looked, wearing only one earring was not that fashionable (for me). So, carry some additional earring backs with you to avoid this minor emergency and keep your priceless gems safe!

14. Safety pin

Including a few safety pins in emergency beauty kits may be quite helpful! If you lose a button or other fastener, safety pins are fantastic for holding your luggage or garment together. Scarves and other objects can be held in place with the help of safety pins.

15. Brush

Keep a tiny hairbrush in your emergency cosmetics kit if you do not already have one in your bag. Alternatively, if you like using combs, have a little one in your kit to give your hair to somebody or brush it back into a sleek pony when it is acting up.

16. Deodorant

There are several compelling reasons to carry a deodorant stick in your cosmetic emergency kit even if you may keep yours at home. Deodorant helps prevent blisters from those new killer heels as well as the scent of stinky feet on a hot day. It can also keep your underarms fresh.

17. Mirror

Make sure to include a mirror in your beauty kit. If you cannot see what you’re doing, you can’t touch up your hair, cosmetics, or anything else! Keep a mirror handy so you can check yourself out because you could not always be in a location where you will have access to one.

18. Lotion

The lotion is undoubtedly already in your purse, but it is a good idea to include some in your beauty first aid box as well. You may use lotion to smooth out frizzy hair, lubricate dry elbows and knees, and eliminate static from clothing. Say goodbye to static cling by rubbing your hands over your clothing after using lotion to moisturize.

19. Eye drops

One of the cosmetic crises you won’t have to worry about if you carry eye drops is having dry or bloodshot eyes. Do you have allergies or contact lens-related dry eyes? After a long day or night in front of the computer, your eyes might just need to be refreshed. There are many various kinds of eye drops, so pick one that will help you the most.

20. Tweezers

Another need for any beauty emergency pack is tweezers. Be ready since you never know when an errant chin, upper lip, or eyebrow hair will arise. Tweezers are a handy item to have about since you may use them to apply artificial lashes if you’re doing your makeup away from home.

a basket with beauty products and toy


You may be ready for unforeseen circumstances like a sudden outbreak, a smudge on your clothes or makeup, or a hair emergency by keeping a beauty emergency kit on hand. You can feel more certain and equipped to handle any beauty problem that comes your way with a well-stocked kit.