Covid-19 Resource Guide


Use a hard carrying case and seal all products in bags inside.
Provide space between make-up stations or provide a partition in between.
1 talent per station at a time.
Disinfect stations and equipment between uses.
no double dipping
Clean all hairbrushes and combs with appropriate disinfectant.
Large reusable brushes should be washed with soap and hot water and dried/sterilized in a UV sterilizing box, sealed, and protected while on set.

Talent PPE

Have talent wear a mask when possible (ex. while having their eyes or hair done).
Only remove the actor’s PPE when necessary.
Face shield
Once made up, actors may consider a face shield (as opposed to a mask) to not disturb completed make-up. Make-up artist or hairstylist may handle the placing / removing of face shields on the actor (if the actor prefers).
Consider having the actor show up having done their own hair or make-up (confer with your hair or make-up artist first).

Artist PPE

Wear appropriate ppe for the duration of person-to-person contact.
Plastic Safety Glasses
Lightweight Face Screen
N95 Mask / cloth mask with a filter
Hazmat Suit
If required by special request.
  • DuPont Tyvek Disposable Protective Suit (Amazon)
    These protective suits are breathable so they don’t get too hot, but they stop hazardous particles down to 1 micron in size. The Dupont Tyvek coverall provides excellent tear and puncture resistance.

The Covid Kit

Disposable single-use brushes and applicators
Use disposable applicators on each individual subject for the eyes and lips and when proper disinfectant cannot be guaranteed.
Mix foundation, powders, lipsticks, etc. on a separate clean palette for each individual.
70% Alcohol Spray
  • Non-chemical Recipe: Polish spirits (99% proof) diluted in witch hazel and water
Hand Sanitizer Wipes/Spray
Makeup Trays (Sterilized)
UV Sterilization Tools
  • Illumicide Disinfecting Case (
    A mercury-free, ECO-Friendly, germicidal light to quickly disinfect everything from lipsticks to eyeshadows to brushes in just 3 minutes. Developed by a beauty industry pro In Chicago and is used by both beauty pros and doctors. Has top-notch UV sterilizing capacities!
  • UV Wand
    To sterilize the hair and make up station before unpacking.
To put over talent. Clean & washed.
Washed in hot water with soap.


Barbicide Certifications

BARBICIDE® COVID-19 Certification Course

This program is designed to present the most current information that is pertinent to the Beauty Professional. This information changes daily, but the guidelines for the Professional Beauty industry are likely to remain consistent in the short term. All rules and guidance of individual states must be followed.

BARBICIDE® Certification Course

Completing this free course takes less than an hour earning you a portfolio-ready certificate showing your dedication to infection control.
After you pass the course, you will have the option to instantly print your portfolio-ready certificate with your name on it. Good luck!

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