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    26 Problem-Solving Products To Bring On Your Next Night Out

    We're finally out of the house, we're not gonna let anything stand in our way.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A compact camping chair that folds to the size of a water bottle so you can keep it in your bag or your car. It can hold up to 300 pounds, and sets up within seconds.,

    Promising review: "I can’t convey how compact these get. We fit two chairs and a collapsible camping table in a regular backpack so we can just grab it and go. The chairs are remarkably sturdy, have two pockets, open and close in seconds, and are just extremely comfortable. I could never carry around those giant portable chairs again. Just buy these, they are worth every single penny. I can fit two Cliq Chairs + a collapsable camping table in a backpack no smaller than what your kids would take to school. We always have it packed with a small sand-resistant beach blanket. Just grab and go. Even fits under an airplane seat for traveling. What a time to be alive!" —RJ

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99 (available in five colors).

    2. A watermelon probiotic underarm toner its creators call a ~shower in a bottle~ that can be applied before your deodorant to help it last all day. You can also use it to refresh the pits throughout the day.

    the watermelon underarm toner
    Bella Skin Beauty

    Bella Skin Beauty is a small beauty brand founded by a mother-daughter duo that decided to start the company to provide clean beauty options for everyone. 

    Promising review: "As I've gotten older, I can only use natural deodorants; my armpits will not allow chemicals anymore. Natural deodorants don’t deter the stink when I get really hot. This does. Since I’ve added it to my routine, I smell clean and it’s given me such confidence. It’s a great product!" —Karen Y.

    Preorder it from Bella Skin Beauty for $25 (expected to ship August 14).

    3. A pack of stash scrunchies complete with a secret compartment that can hold your loose cash in a safe and secure way.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this product. The hair ties work great in my hair and keep it in place. I’m able to put money in the zipper part for when I’m out and it makes it so it never gets lost or stolen. I love how it came with three scrunches and also am obsessed with the velvet. I 10/10 recommended!" —Dimara

    Get three from Amazon for $7.99 (available in two color assortments).

    4. A bottle of strong wig glue because lisssssten — only real ones know about the series of unfortunate events that can ensue if your wig is not properly secured. Don't let it happen to you.


    Promising review: "Dang does it HOLD!!! I don’t sleep in my wigs, but typical Got2B just wasn’t working (in San Antonio heat!). I used it for a day (about six hours then took it off). I removed my wig using alcohol and a cotton bud and it went easily, like normal with just a little residue on the lace that took some careful scrubbing to remove. However the adhesive was REALLY stuck on my skin, would not budge! Took lots of scrubbing with oil and alcohol to get it off! This adhesive definitely works wonderfully and if you are oily, sweaty, active or you’re going to be running, dancing, if it’s windy etc, your wig ain’t going anywhere!!!! Highly recommend!" —Summer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.96.

    5. A set of sexy lace bands that'll create a safe haven for your thighs while you dance the night away listening to a local band cover '90s R&B songs., Amazon

    Check out our more in depth bandalettes review.

    Promising review: "These are fantastic! I've been using the deodorant-style anti-chafing rubs and wanted a longer-lasting option. Ding ding ladies!! This is it! So comfortable I fell asleep in them! No marks, no uncomfortable 'digging in.' I did measure my thigh to get an accurate size rather than guessing, but it is definitely true to that measurement. And they do take some fine tuning to make sure that they don't roll, but once you find that spot, they don't move!! I got the lacy ones and they are sexy and soft to the touch with the silicone on the top and bottom. Highly recommended!!!" —A. Spencer

    Get them on Amazon for $18.95 (available in sizes S–3XL and 17 colors).

    6. Or, this water- and sweat-proof balm you can rub in any spots on your body that tend to rub and chafe.

    A hand holding the deodorant stick-shaped product before a hike
    @bodyglide / Via

    Promising review: "Does what it claims! Helps me stay in heels, strappy shoes, and my vibrams without blistering up like I usually do. I find that I need to find time to reapply if I am going out for the night, especially if dancing is involved, but it's worth it." —Betty L.

    Get it on Amazon for $7.99+ (available in three sizes).

    7. An insect repellent because that movie in the park event seemed like a fun time until the bugs saw you finally came out of the house and decided to make a meal out of you.

    Bottle of Rooted Earth Farm all natural insect repellent
    Rooted Earth / Etsy

    Promising review: "My husband applies this just before working at the golf course in this soggy spring, and it’s keeping the bugs away. We are so pleased to find a natural solution!" —Jill

    Rooted Earth is a small Etsy shop based in Casco, Maine that specializes in small batch skin care made with herbs grown on the owners' farm.

    Get it from Rooted Earth on Etsy for $9.99+ (available in three sizes).

    8. A portable bug bite suction tool so in case you do get bit, you can reduce the itching and swelling that may result from a mosquito bite, be or wasp sting.


    The suction can be pretty strong so use caution and try a small amount of suction first and work your way up if necessary.

    Promising review: "I am a magnet for bites of all kinds and carry topical and medicines with me at all times — so I figured this would be a good product to see if it really works. I woke up with a bug bite on my arm so I used this little tool (three times per the instructions) — immediately after using, it stopped itching! And less than 24 hours later the bump/bite gone! There is a very faint red mark from using the thing, but a small price to pay IMO. Bottom line: it’s awesome. I’m carrying it with me everywhere!" —Rebecca

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $9.95.

    9. A compact extendable selfie stick that connects via Bluetooth so you can be sure to get in the photos for visible proof that you were there. #BackWithTheBesties


    Compatible with iPhone 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS, XS MAX, Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S9 Plus and more.

    Promising review: "This is a great item! Incredibly easy to pack for trips. We had trouble with Bluetooth selfie sticks that needed charging, so the battery is much more convenient. Handles easily, and performs well." —Maj Dianne

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    10. A clip-on LED selfie light perfect for night events so your photos will be as lit as the function.


    Promising review: "Right out of the box it was easy to use and I was taking amazing pictures with my iPhone like I never had before. A lot of power in a tiny package; it's easy to slip into my purse or pocket and I take it with me everywhere my phone goes so I'm always ready to grab the perfect shot. Love it!" —Allison C.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    11. A deodorant sponge because of course the ~little black dress~ we've been waiting to wear would get deodorant on it five minutes before heading out the door. No need to worry, just use this sponge to rub that deodorant out.

    Promising review: "Love these Gal Pals!! Have been using them for about 15 years now, and they're great at removing deodorant stains from your clothing. They worked exactly as described!" —Val D.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.58.

    12. A portable charger reviewers says charges super fast. And, it has extra ports so you can share your charge with a friend. I mean, look at those gorgeous colors., Amazon

    Promising review: "I've only recently ordered this pack and I love it already. I live in an area which is always on student watch for power outages and wanted something I could charge multiple devices on at once. Granted this pack is a bit on the thicker side and takes a lot longer to full charge but it can charge a laptop and phone up to full battery multiple times without dying." —Jayla H.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in five colors).

    13. Double-sided tape for the nights you want to go braless but would like to avoid nipple slips as much as possible.


    The adhesive is strong but super gentle on your skin, meaning it won't cause any irritation or redness.

    Promising review: "This product works great! I wore a very low-cut maxi gown for my engagement photos and absolutely NEEDED tape to make the top portion stay in place/avoid a nip slip. This product totally did the job." —britt mo

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    14. A tiny emergency kit for your glove box that carries the important things including common underrated items like a hair tie, safety pin, breath mints, and a makeup wipe.

    the emergency kit
    @annecate / Via

    Anne Cate is a woman-owned handmade accessory brand that makes simple yet unique gifts themed after city skylines, people, places, and things.

    The kit comes with a mini wallet (obvi): a hair tie, lip balm, two floss picks, sewing kit, adhesive bandages, emery board, two safety pins, two earring backs, makeup wipe, two bobby pins, two mints, deodorant wipe, Shout wipe, tampon, hand sanitizer, and pain relief.

    Get it from Anne Cate for $22 (available in a variety of skylines).

    15. A NYX matte finish setting spray to put the cherry on top of that ✨beat face✨ with a flawless matte finish that'll have your makeup looking camera ready all night long.


    Promising review: "This stuff will make your makeup last and last! I have severely oily skin, which means that most foundations just slide right off my skin. And then I found this! I spray this on before I do my makeup, after I do any cream makeup (foundation, concealer, etc), and then again after I set with powder. This helps my makeup easily last from seven in the morning to seven at night." —Sadie

    Get it from Amazon for $8.47.

    16. A personal security alarm you can hook onto your keys, purse, or hang it around your neck in case you find yourself in a dicey situation. Press the button on the alarm and it will let off an extremely loud sound to deter someone trying to mess with you or alert others nearby that you need help and draw attention your way.

    a product shot of the personal security alarm on a key ring hooked onto a purse
    The Grommet

    MaxxmAlarm is a small business that wants you to feel safe wherever you go. 

    Promising review: "As soon as I received it I tried it out! I can't believe how loud it is, it scared me to death! So happy with my purchase!" —Karen C.

    Get it from The Grommet for $16.95.

    17. A heel stick you'll be glad to have on deck when ~hot girl summer~ arrives and the cookout DJ hits you with the nonstop jams from the '90s and '00s.

    The roll-on tube

    Spice Beauty is a Latina-owned beauty brand.

    This product contains 500mg of CBD.

    Promising review: "Ordered this to use on my work heels and let me just say, wow. I didn't feel a thing the whole entire day. The heels felt like I was wearing my usual flats and I could not have been more pleased. 10/10 would recommend." —Kaylayam

    Get it from Nordstrom for $49.

    18. A roll-on migraine stick because it's no fun to be out and about with a headache. Some reviewers say the stick took the headache completely away while others say it drastically improved the pain — either way, it's a nifty product to have on hand.

    Reviewer holding small roll on stick

    Promising review: "This stuff is my go-to fix when I feel a migraine coming on. I suffer from sinus headaches and migraines usually once or twice a week. This product I put on each temple, under my nose and on my wrists when I feel the pressure starting and it cuts the pain to a minimum. It seems to stop the worst pain before it has a chance to start. Thank you for a great product! I will buy again and again!" —Brenton1985

    Read our Migrastil migraine stick review for more deets!

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    19. A pack of oil blotting tissues to keep that oil at bay. There's nothing worse than touching your face and being reminded of how much you love bacon. Bye bye greasy face!, Amazon

    Promising review: "I've had oily skin my whole life and have used countless types of oil-blotting sheets because they're lifesavers. THESE ARE AMAZING. Great deal, big sheets, and they pull out one at a time so easily. I used to use Clean & Clear sheets or knockoffs of the same thing but I'll never go back. Give these a try; they are completely worth it. They work well and are easy to use. No negative things to say at all." —Kelsey

    Check out our Pleasing Care oil-blotting sheets deep dive!

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $6.95.

    20. Revlon Oil-Absorbing Roller Stick that'll mattify the shine with its volcanic stone roller. Different from the blotting sheet, this roller stick won't disrupt the contour that you've worked so hard at perfecting.


    Promising review: "This rolling device is like pure magic. Or voodoo?! You simply roll it around your oily areas and BOOM the oil magically vanishes into the ball never to be seen again! This is an item that #tiktokmademebuyit for sure! I saw a video on TikTok and immediately went on the hunt only to be disappointed that this item was sold out everywhere! I eventually got added to a waiting list here on Amazon and once they had it in stock again, they charged my card and sent it my way! If you have the chance to purchase this and you have oily skin, get yourself on the waiting list if you need to and just kick it until it shows up. You will be pleased. Thank me later." —Veronica Cooper

    Get it from Amazon for $9.98.

    21. A pack Liquid I.V. — a powder electrolyte packet that'll give you a boost in hydration by adding potassium, sodium, and glucose to your body.

    the packet being poured into a glass
    @liquidiv / Via

    Promising review: "I get extremely dehydrated after even one alcoholic beverage. I get hungover just looking at a drink. Before I know I'll be consuming alcohol, I drink half the stick and then the remaining amount before bed. This stuff is amazing at how well it prevents/weakens my hangovers. I tell everyone about it. It is a little pricey, but it does the job." —Kaitlyn A.

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $17.99 (available in lemon-lime and acai berry flavors).

    22. A pair of comfy and foldable Rolly Flats you can slip into your bag for when you finally decide to abandon your #OOTD for comfort.


    Promising review: "I bought these to change into on flights and bought the small size. I am a perfect size 6; these are snug but very comfortable and cute! I am going to get another pair in the medium for use with heavy socks or longer flights where my feet might swell. I think these are perfect to put in your purse and a good value!" —Bobbimrn

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in four colors)

    23. And a pair of Keds canvas sneakers because they're a classic. I always keep a pair of sneaks in my car and these can go with practically any outfit and come in five basic colors.

    a reviewer in the classic white tennis shoe

    Promising review: "I purchased these shoes eight months ago and I am completely satisfied with my purchase. They fit true to size and once they are broken in, they are so comfortable. I wear them all day walking around the office every day and they are still holding up. I plan on buying another pair, they go with almost everything! I bought some no tie silicone stretchy shoe laces so I can easily slip the shoe on and off without tying." —daniel&c

    Get them from Amazon for $49.95+ (available in women's sizes 4–13; in narrow, regular, wide, and extra wide widths; and in nine colors).

    Psst: this item is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    24. A Nars creamy concealer mini because it's the perfect size to slip into your bag or your pocket for emergency touch ups. It's buildable so you can start with a little or beef it up for full face coverage.

    the regular sized concealer and the mini next to each other with an arrow pointing to the smaller one

    Promising review: "So this used to be my go-to concealer, and I strayed away for a bit, dated some others and now I’m back. It’s the perfect mix of creamy and blendable and and still covers my dark circles without needing tons of product. My sister uses it too, we are both in love with it." —opticalbeauty

    Get it from Sephora for $18 (available in 20 shades).

    25. Totally colorful nonslip claw clips with more than 500 positive reviews that you'll be happy that you have this in your bag so you can keep your hair off your neck and let that somewhat non-existent breeze provide a little heat relief.,

    Promising review: "I have worn these every day since I got them! They have a soft matte feel. The colors match the product photos perfectly. They have a good grip in my hair (I have collarbone-length, medium thickness hair, but a lot of it). I think these would work well for almost any length or thickness of hair, though. They are strong; you can tell because they take a bit of effort to open them at first. Bottom line, if you’re unsure if you should buy them, you should." —Samantha

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 10 color combinations).

    26. Trusty tortoise-effect claws that's just another pretty clip option in case you want style variety for your backpack hair accessories., Amazon

    Promising review: "My daughter has A LOT of hair. These work great for her, and look stylish. I tested them and was surprised these clips will stay in my thinner hair too. A great option for folks that like to wear their hair up." —Jennifer Perry

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in three styles).

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.