About Us

The BlueCo Brands Story

BlueCo Brands, also known as King Research Inc., is a classic collection of many iconic vintage beauty and barber brands like BARBICIDE®, Lucky Tiger, Triple Lanolin, CLIPPERCIDE®️, Ship Shape®️ and Dy-Zoff®️.

BARBICIDE®, the company’s largest brand and market leader in its category, was launched in 1947 in New York and has represented the industry standard for safe services in salons and barbershops for more than half a century. Professionals have used the vibrant blue BARBICIDE® to protect themselves and their clients over the years.

As a recognized American classic and the original symbol for professional beauty and barber disinfection, BARBICIDE® is even featured in the permanent collection of the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.

As a partner in the beauty industry, we are committed to educating beauty industry professionals to ensure they are providing a safe service.

BlueCo Brands Today

Today, BARBICIDE® is a part of BlueCo Brands and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where the products are proudly made in the USA and shipped throughout the world.

BlueCoBrands also develops EPA registered disinfectants used in a variety of industries, such as animal health and health clubs, as well as offering a line of consumer products for everyday use.