Our Covid-19 Response

by Christina Choi on July 08, 2020
NEW UPDATE: CCC studio is re-opening (again) on 1/28/21Christina is currently booking in-person & virtual appointments and for future in-person 2021 appointments for weddings, engagement shoots, headshots. 1:1 Makeup Lessons, group "Pretty Parties" and workshops will continue to be conducted virtually. 

 Christina Choi Cosmetics studio has been temporarily closed (on and off) since March 15, 2020 as we follow the San Francisco shelter-in-place orders regarding COVID-19. CCC will officially reopen on 1/28/21. Over the past 11 months, I have been working with people across the country on a virtual platform, helping clients and fans with virtual 1:1 makeup lessons, bridal appointments, "Pretty Parties", classes and fundraisers. But nothing compares to working on a client in-person at the studio with in-person makeup artistry. I realized during quarantine that CCC is a business based on socializing, sharing, and connecting. That is something I miss everyday. As you can imagine, I am very eager to open, but I'm taking this pandemic very seriously. It's been a heartbreaking time to say the least, but our clients' health and our health is the most important. CCC studio will reopen on 1/28/21 when SIP orders are lifted and business are allowed to resume in a safe way.  

Below are our new safety precautions CCC Studio has implemented for all in-person appointments:

  • CCC COVID-19 Safety Liability Waiver must be signed, emailed and submitted before your scheduled appointment. 
  • No waiting room. Only one client in the studio at a time. Please be on time. 
  • There will be fewer appointments available per day so there is enough time to disinfect and sanitize between each client and throughout the appointment.
  • All windows will be open so there is plenty of ventilation within the studio.
  • Client shall arrive wearing a mask. If you are not wearing a mask we have the right to refuse service.
  • Temperature check with no-touch thermometer at entry. 
  • Sanitation station upon arrival with hand washing first and hand sanitizer. 
  • Christina Choi (That's me! Founder & Pro-Makeup Artist) will be wearing a mask, gloves, face shield to keep sanitary throughout the appointment. She will be working alone without staff or an assistant. 
  • Minimal talking throughout the appointment. Christina will have detailed email correspondence ahead of time which includes the client to share inspiration images and makeup style beforehand, that way makeup can be executed right away when client arrives in-person. 
  • The mask is to be worn throughout the appointment until lower half of the face and lips are ready to start. 
  • All makeup will be poured or scooped out with a disposable spatula and put into small plastic disposable cups or sterilized palettes. The cups are single use cups and not reused on another client. 
  • Fresh & new CCC eye brushes are available to be purchased during your appointment or she will use the studio brush testers that were freshly shampooed and disinfected with pure alcohol beforehand. 
  • All lip products will be disinfected with pure alcohol and shaved off into a disposable cup and applied with a disposable lip wand or you have the option to purchase CCC lip products during your appointment and apply.  
  • A few days after your appointment, we will send a follow-up email to see how you are feeling. 
 If you have any questions, concerns, suggestions and/or feedback, please reach out at info@christinachoicosmetics.com. This is still a work-in-progress for me and I'm using this down time to really think about how to make everything comfortable for each client at our studio. I'm committed to giving you the best and safest makeup experience. In the meantime, please continue to book virtual sessions with me and shop our amazing products on our website 24/7.

Sending you all hugs from afar! Stay healthy, stay safe and I hope to see you soon. 


Christina Choi