As a single mom, you’re on the go from morning until night taking care of your kids.
From school drop-off to soccer practice to cooking dinner, the amount of time you get to yourself is likely quite small.
That’s why when it comes time to spend a night doing something you enjoy, you need to take full advantage!
Going out for a girls’ night should be a great time, but in order to get the most out of it, you need to be sure you’re prepared.
By taking a moment to pack all of your night club essentials, you can kick your night on the town up a notch!
Listed below are a few must-haves for a perfect night out, read on to learn more.
Never leave your house without your cell phone, but especially not at night.
Not only will it add to the fun, allowing you to take selfies galore, but it also provides a lifeline in case of emergency.
You might need to call an Uber or a friend to pick you up.
And if you drop an earring or other belonging, you’ll have a flashlight to help you look.
Nothing ruins your night quite like a dead phone.
With a dead phone on your hands, you might as well have no phone at all.
And as we mentioned previously, your phone should be first on your checklist as you’re walking out the door.
You can easily avoid this problem with a power bank!
Now, you’ll need to ensure that your power bank is charged before you leave the house.
But as long as it’s charged, it can be used to bring a dead or dying phone back to life.
Cash for Drinks
When you’re at a bar or in a club, dancing the night away with your friends around you, it’s all too easy to accidentally go overboard with the drinks.
So instead of opening a tab at the bar, consider bringing cash instead!
Only bring enough for the number of drinks you can enjoy responsibly, and when the cash is gone, you’ll know you’ve reached your limit for the night.
Dancing is hard work!
Your hair is probably going to get frizzy throughout the night, which is why you should bring hair supplies in your purse.
Don’t go overboard with your hair products, there’s no need to pack your entire bathroom.
A few bobby pins to tame flyaways, a hair tie and a mini can of hairspray should be enough for any hair crises you encounter.
Sure, you brushed your teeth before you left the house.
But alcohol decreases the amount of saliva in your mouth, opening the door for bacteria that cause bad breath.
If you have a few breath mints in your clutch, you can combat this issue without a problem!
You’ll need to go with something on the stronger side, as many fruit-flavored varieties won’t make the cut.
Bringing extra shoes might sound strange, but when you’ve been wearing heels for hours, your feet are going to start to hurt.
When you’re packing for the night, put a thin pair of flats into your bag!
Your feet will thank you, and you can stretch the night out a little longer than you would have been able to otherwise.
Just as your hair will begin to not look its best after a few hours in a club, your makeup is bound to run or fade.
When this happens, it helps to have your favorite pressed powder with you to touch up your look throughout the night.
Oil Control Sheets
Oil control sheets can be a life-saver, particularly if you’ve been dancing in a crowded night club.
Your T-zone is going to sweat after a while, and you don’t want to wipe your face with your hands.
Not only does this spread germs, but you’ll smear your makeup!
Instead, take a quick trip to the bathroom and blot with an oil control sheet.
You’ll save yourself from breakouts while keeping your look flawless.
If the night club or bar you’re going to is having a themed night, don’t forget your accessories!
For an 80s night, bring some leg warmers and a funky headband.
If you’re planning to party at a rave night hosted by your favorite club, bring some glowsticks!
These fun party accessories can be used for more than you think!
Do some quick research to find out more about glow sticks to learn all the ways you can accessorize.
Bring These Club Essentials for the Perfect Night of Fun
As you’re preparing for a fun night out, pause to check your list of club essentials and ensure that you’ve packed everything you need.
Forgetting something important, such as your phone or a pair of flats to change into when your feet start to hurt, is the best way to ruin your night or force you to end it early.
We get it.
After you’ve spent all day every day for days or even weeks being responsible for your children without a break, the last thing you want to do is go into mom mode on your night out.
But a few minutes of caution as you prepare for your night on the town can be the difference between the best night ever and one you’d rather forget.
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