10 Essentials You Need For Your Wedding Morning

As a wedding make-up artist in Liverpool, I have spent the morning with many, many wedding parties! This has given me a unique perspective on what practical items are vital to have on hand while wedding preparations are happening.

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Here are my top 10 things that will make your wedding morning run smoother:

  1. Breakfast: Eating may be the last thing on your mind due to wedding nerves, but your wedding day is going to be a long one! Make sure you and your bridesmaids have a hearty breakfast, high in protein, to keep your energy levels up.
  2. Sewing Kit: You never know when there might be a snag, a small tear, or some beading that may come away. Safety pins and a needle and thread can save the day in many ways! Hopefully you won’t need it.
  3. Nail Kit: I can’t tell you how many times I have seen bridesmaids in a panic because their nails are a state! A bottle of nail varnish remover, some emery boards, and a nice neutral nail varnish is good to have on just in case someone couldn’t get to their manicurist.
  4. Small pair of scissors: These will be needed to remove tags, trim those annoying ribbon hanger things on dresses, or snip any loose threads.
  5. Crochet hook: Absolutely essential if the bride has those beautiful buttons down the back of her dress. Give the groom one as well for the wedding night!
  6. Shoe comforts: Blister plasters, cushioned insoles for heels, plasters. Spare tights as well if needed.
  7. Tit tape: Double sided tape made to prevent wardrobe malfunctions. It can be a lifesaver for dresses that want to gape and show off a bit too much of the bridesmaids!
  8. Pants: Nude no VPL ones to be exact. You never know who might forget to wear appropriate knickers!
  9. A kick ass playlist: Music can make or break a wedding morning! Make a playlist of your fave upbeat tracks, love songs, and maybe even throw in a couple of sentimental tear jerking emotional tunes.
  10. Chill: Yes it is nerve wrecking, but try to relax, enjoy and take it all in. I can tell you from experience, your wedding day flies by far too fast. Months of preparation is over in a matter of hours. Take it all in, this is your big day!
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Are you planning on making a wedding morning survival kit? Will it include any of the above? Anything you would like to add? I would love to hear from you! Comment below with your best tips for the wedding morning.

Vicky xxx

Mobile wedding make-up artist and hair stylist covering Liverpool, Wirral, Cheshire, Lancashire, St Helens, Widnes. Fresh, natural, radiant bridal makeup in your home or chosen venue. glamoramamakeup.com/weddings
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