Hi friends! The beauty industry has been hit particularly hard amid COVID-19.

I have come across several resources, free webinars, classes, and funding opportunities and I’ve compiled a list that I hope will be helpful for you!

Check back often because I will be updating this post as I hear of more resources.

FREE Virtual Classes and Summits

The Makeup Show, Ongoing
Free webinars for makeup artists and professionals.

Bobbi Brown Always-On Artistry, Ongoing
Classes taught by pro-makeup artists

Tory Burch Foundation Virtual Webinars, Ongoing
Several different classes from how to get funding, to where you go next amid Covid-19

Digital Beauty Week, Replay
Learn the basics of digital marketing and how to create, launch and sell your digital offer as a beauty professional.

Brown Beauty Summit, Friday, May 8th
Chat live with leaders in the hair and makeup industry, hosted by celebrity stylist Yene Damtew

Virtual Natural Hair Show, May 16th
Hear from natural hair brands and influencers along with beauty, style and shopping experiences

Business Grants & Funding

Hairdressers at Heart
The program, which was launched through the Hairdressers at Heart COVID-19 crisis relief program, will award 200 individuals with checks for $1,000.

The Doonie Fund by digitalundivided
The Doonie Fund makes small micro-investments in Black women entrepreneurs.

Facebook Small Business Grants Program
Facebook is offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to small businesses.

The Spanx by Sara Blakely Foundation Red Backpack Fund
GlobalGiving will be overseeing the fund, making at least 1,000 grants of $5,000 each to female entrepreneurs in the U.S. to help alleviate the immediate needs and support the long-term recovery of those impacted by this crisis.

Creator’s Fund by ConvertKit
ConvertKit will be providing financial assistance to creators who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19.

US Chamber of Commerce Save Small Business Fund
The US Chamber of Commerce is committed to mobilizing and maximizing the impact of the nation’s response.

7 Companies Offering COVID-19 Relief Funds For Diverse Business Owners

Walker’s Legacy COVID-19 Million Dollar Private Funding Guide

Free E-Books and Resources for Beauty Pros

The Pandemic Plan for Lash and Brow Artists by Tara Walsh of The Lashpreneur

Sola Salons and Barbicide E-book on returning back to your salon

CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) Coronavirus Resources

 

I Will Keep This List Updated!

Be sure to join my Facebook group where I post the latest and greatest when it comes to resources.  I will also keep this list updated, so feel free to check back soon!