(Closed) Bathroom Baskets

posted 5 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
9216 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

I think just some really basic stuff like ibuprofen, bandaids, safety pins, tampons, shout wipes, and those mini disposable toothbrush thingies should do it.  (And maybe condoms if you’re having a bunch of single people!  Haha.)

Post # 4
2440 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@lolot:  +1! I’d probably leave people to get their own condoms, though… But I’d definately second the other items! That is a great list. I’d probably also include a tin of mints (though the disposable brushes should do the trick), some unscented lotion, and some tissues.

Post # 6
2440 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@subola:  +1 for bobby pins and tums! Great additions!


Maybe you could have both ibuprofin and tylenol in the basket? personally, I only take ibuprofin because of the select few reasons why i would need it, and I avoid tylenol. I’m sure a lot of people choose one or the other selectively for similar reasons (granted, those people would probably keep it close to them)


I’ma ctually going to be discouraging our guests from using hairspray as we will be having a sparkler sendoff. 🙂 I’d like to avoid any flairups! 😀

Post # 8
5273 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

All the items you listed is what I had in my basket, plus hairspray. 

To be honest the only things used were the hairspray, lotion, Tylenol, and mints. 

Post # 9
38 posts
  • Wedding: April 2013

spray deoderant (regular wouldnt be very sanitary between alot of people), tooth picks, comb, benadryl (especially for outside weddings), etc

Little song to put there too. (stole from http://wiki.weddingbee.com/Bathroom_basket)

So happy you’re here to share in our special day,but should something happen to go astray.Please help yourself to the contents within,Wet wipe, hand lotion, and even aspirin,Use only what you need and leave the rest,It may also be useful to another guest,So repair the damage that may have been done,Then hurry on back and join in the fun!To help you feel your best!Just use a little…Freshen up….and leave for other guestsWhether your skin feels dry or your hair out of place.You’re not feeling so fresh, or whatever the case.We’ve put together a basket to help you along.Now hurry back out before you miss the next song!

Post # 10
2440 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@OxKimi24:  +1 to the comb and spray deodorant! Particularly if you will have your guests spending any time outside (as I will)


Totally leaching off of this list later 😀

Post # 11
2705 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

We did:

IB Profen

Bandaids (I’ve actually needed bandaids at other weddings)



Individual floss comb things

Contact Solution


Tampons/Pads for the ladies

Condoms for the gents (these were actually ALL gone by the end of the night)


Safety pins

Bobby pins



LIsterine tongue dissolver things


I think that was it.  Not everything was used, but it’s nice to have.  Plus, it was all stuff I’d use after the wedding anyway so I didn’t mind.


Post # 12
2060 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I’ve used the following out of wedding bathroom baskets:  Deodorant, Body Spray, Clear nail polish (to stop a run in my stocking), hair bands, bobby pins, hair spray, band-aids, mints

Post # 14
6207 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

Floss. Especially if you’re serving meat. This will be a must have in mine.

Also, maybe a few hairties if people get really sweaty dancing and want to put their hair up. 

Post # 15
602 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

bath and body works hand soaps

hair spray

bobby pins

baby wipes




Post # 16
248 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

All of these ideas are so good…I will be coming back to this post when the time comes!

2 things to add:

Clear nailpolish- to stop a run in pantyhouse/tights

baby powder

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