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  • Aveda Products We Love

    At Aveda, The Art and Science of Pure Flower and Plant Essences, we believe that Nature is the best beauty artist of all. This is why we continually strive to increase our use of naturally derived ingredients whenever possible. Discover Aveda’s natural, eco-friendly products designed to make you look & feel fresh. Learn about some […]

    First Look: Aveda Birmingham’s Masters Photoshoot

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham’s cosmetology students showcased their passion and talent in their Masters Photoshoot. Check out the final shots below! Aveda Student: Chasidy Capps Inspiration: Grunge/Urban Model: Janey Powell Aveda Student: Shaylee Timms Inspiration: Pirate Model: Christian Reid & Karey Johnson Aveda Student: Chelsea Lutz Inspiration: Where the wild things are. Model: […]

    Behind the Scenes: Full Potential Photo Shoot

    The Edwin Neill II Full Potential Student Award¬†competition recognizes the talent and promise of future professionals. Edwin Neil II lived the Aveda mission and was one of the greatest role models in the Aveda Network. Entries are judged by a panel of Aveda Global Artists and Educators in the following categories: Creativity, Artistry, Difficulty, Photographer […]

    First Look: Aveda Institutes South Entries for 2017 NAHA

      Aveda Students and Educators   We’re so excited to share the 2017 NAHA entries submitted by Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South students and educators. Each collection represents the stylist’s individual talent and creative style. Participants also had the opportunity to work with Makeup Artist, John Guanlao who did the makeup on their models. […]

    Give the Gift of Aveda this Mother’s Day

    Share you love this mother’s day by shopping these Aveda products, featured in the beauty publishers that know best. ūüíē Featured in: allure Aveda Nourish-Mint Smoothing Lip Color in Pink Zinnia and Coral Sands. Creamy, full coverage lip color with plant waxes and fruit butters‚ÄĒmoisturizes, plumps and smooths the appearance of fine lines. Provides full […]

    Pursuing her Passion Beyond Beauty School

    As the phrase goes, “it’s a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together.” Caroline Monge is a Cosmetology graduate from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute South Florida and is now pursuing her passion in the beauty industry as a full-time freelance hair and makeup artist. She has had the opportunity to work […]

    2017 Beacon Winners and Honorable Mentions

    AI South is excited to acknowledge our Beacon student winners and honorable mentions representing 14 of our schools. Congratulations! You make us proud! The Beacon program provides the nation‚Äôs most promising cosmetology students with education and opportunities to network with the industry‚Äôs highest profile salon owners, professionals and stylists during PBA Beauty Week, held each […]

    Aveda Catwalks for Water 2017

    ūüĆé‚ú®Last night, each of our schools hosted our annual eco-chic fashion runway scholarship contest and Earth Month fundraising initiative, Catwalk for Water! ‚ú®ūüĆé Funds raised from this event go towards our Earth Month partners; Tennessee Clean Water Network, Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper, Cahaba River Society, and the Gulf Restoration Network. These organizations are dedicated to raising […]

    Aveda Student to Stylist

    How my Aveda Education helped shape my career as an Advanced Stylist. Lydia is a graduate from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Jacksonville and is currently pursuing her dreams in the beauty industry as an Advanced Stylist at Sage Salon. ¬†Lydia specializes in the hand-painted balayage technique, giving a natural, sun-kissed look to all types […]

    Announcing NAHA 2017 AISouth Participants

    We’re excited to announce the students and educators who have been chosen to represent Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South for the 2017 NAHA Competition! Each winner will submit their own collection on behalf of Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South. Check out the amazing work of the student and educator winners along with all […]

    Financial Aid ‚Äď How Much Does Beauty School Cost

    Beauty School Financial Aid Q&A One of the biggest questions future beauty school students have is “How much is cosmetology school going to cost?” or “Can you get Financial Aid for Beauty School?” While an Aveda education is an investment, it can feel overwhelming to get all the information you need to make the right […]

    2016 NAHA Recognizes Aveda Educators

    This year, we celebrate Evan Erickson and Kayla Ruffino, educators at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Dallas, for being nominated Newcomer Stylist of the Year at the 2016 North American Hairstyling Awards. Last night, winners were announced and we are excited to congratulate Evan Erickson for taking home the top spot for the 2016 Newcomer […]

    2016 NAHA Aveda Student Submissions

    The North American Hairsytling Awards (NAHA) is the most prestigious photographic beauty competition in North America. NAHA celebrates the artistry and skill of the professional beauty industry. The Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Network is full of talented, passionate students and those who submitted 2016 Student Hairstylist of the Year entries are no exception. Below […]

    Summer Style: Aveda Half Up Bun

    The half up bun has become a social media hair sensation thanks to celebs and off-duty models. Watch the video below to see how Aveda Artist, Amanda used Shampure Dry Shampoo to add a little texture to make this style her own. To begin, Amanda applied Thickening Tonic to give her hair extra thickness. Then, […]

    Camp Aveda

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South has launched a full immersion of the Aveda brand through a new orientation program called Camp Aveda for all new students and new partners. This program is designed to create an ‚Äúonly at Aveda experience‚ÄĚ by connecting students and partners to the heart of the Aveda brand through beauty, […]

    Aveda Summer Style

    Summer Hair is here! Watch this how-to video to learn how you can create a quick and easy boho braided hairstyle that works for all hair types. Try this effortless look next time you go to the beach, brunch with your girls, or wear it for your next Friday night date night. Aveda Artist Amanda […]

    The Journey of a Salon Owner

    Becoming a salon owner can be one of the most challenging and rewarding career aspirations for a professional in the beauty industry. Rebekah Norrell, formerly an Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South educator, recently invested her passion and dedication to embark on this journey and has shared her experiences with us. Read about her transition […]

    Aveda Summer Essentials

    Summer is just around the corner and so are longer, sunnier days and strong (potentially damaging) UV rays. Before you hit the beach this season, pack your bags with these Aveda summer essentials so you can enjoy your fun in the sun while maintaining a glowing, sun-kissed complexion and healthy hair. Did you know? UVA […]

    Summer Hair Color Inspiration

    Summer’s just around the corner and we’re already dreaming of beach days, sunsets, and summer style. Whether you want to bring out your natural hair color or you’re feeling inspired by the warm colors of the sunsets, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of our favorite Aveda Color looks of the season and make […]

    The Foundation of Aveda

    Horst Rechelbacher, founder of Aveda, created and lived the Aveda mission to “care for the world we live in from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society.” Horst recognized the opportunity to use the art and science of pure flower and plant essences to develop products that are […]

    Support Clean Water for Earth Month

      “Our mission at Aveda is to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At Aveda, we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world.‚ÄĚ Earth day […]

    Aveda Fashion Week Faves

    “Our mission, at Aveda is to care for the world we live in…” Each year, Aveda supports earth month through donations, fundraising, and practices that raise awareness. As an example, plastic bottles were not allowed backstage during this year’s Aveda Fashion Week to raise awareness for clean water. How Aveda Products Help Protect Clean Water […]

    Aveda Spring Makeup How To

    The limited-edition Indian Sunset makeup palette was inspired by the warm colors of a seamless sunset and the cool watercolor shades of dawn. Use the collection to create intense, shimmering eyes with the sultry shades of a sun dipping into the horizon, or brighten them with the pastel light of a sun rising over it. […]

    Inspired Hair and Makeup for Photoshoot

    Masters students at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham were able to explore their creativity and create inspired looks to do hair and makeup for their Masters Photoshoot. Read about what inspired them and check out the stunning images below. Student’s Name: Olivia Ireland Models Name: Grayson Fulton What inspired the look?: “Ethereal Beauty” What’s […]

    Balance your Inner Beauty

    At Aveda, we draw on Ayurveda, a 5,000 year-old healing tradition from India, that helps us balance our chakras ‚ÄĒ 7 spinning wheels of energy. Each of our seven main chakras contains our psychological, beauty, health, and a spiritual state of well-being. When one chakra is out of line, energy will not flow fluidly. Aveda […]

    Aveda Institute Birmingham Masters Photoshoot

    Students from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham did hair and makeup for looks inspired by the decades. Read about their inspiration and the stunning images from their Masters Photoshoot. Stylist: Alicia Moore Inspiration: 80’s Rock Model: Aija Penix What inspired the look? “I have a love for the 80’s. It is one of my […]

    2016 Hair Trends

    As the new year starts, it’s tradition to set resolutions for self improvement. Whether these adjustments are internal or external, we can always count on a new ‘do to bring us the confidence that will carry us through these goals. Stay ahead of the trends by checking out the top 2016 hairstyles we predict are […]

    Birmingham Student’s of the Month

      We would like to recognize two beauty school students for the month of January for their passion and hard work! Ashley Hayes Congratulations Ashley! For the month of January, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham would like to recognize Ashley for being our cosmetology student of the month!¬† Ashley is a graduate from Vincent […]

    Heritage of Aveda Journey to India

    Every year, Aveda recognizes two Directors from our Institutes for their outstanding Earth Month fundraising achievements. To show their gratitude, Aveda takes both directors on a trip to experience firsthand Aveda‚Äôs ayurvedic heritage & sustainable sourcing practices called the Heritage of Aveda Journey to India. This year, Jordan Welker, Director of Aveda Arts & Sciences […]

    8 Simple Holiday Hairstyles

    From shopping for gifts, attending holiday parties, and everything in between, its hard to find time to make sure we look as festive as we feel. That’s why we’ve rounded up eight simple hairstyles that you can wear without having to put aside hours of prep time. Check out the pictures below for some holiday […]

    AVEDA Gift Guide for Men

    Buying gifts for everyone on your list can be cause for some major stress during the Holidays, especially when it comes to buying for men. Let us help this year by offering up some AVEDA holiday gift ideas that any man is sure to love. 100% Pure-Formance The gift of phyto-active blends. Aveda Men Pure-FormanceTM […]

    Aveda Holiday Gift Sets Give Back

    Our holiday gift sets are wrapped in handcrafted paper which has employed more than 5,500 people in Nepal. By buying your friends and family AVEDA, you are helping over 2,400 families live better lives. Mothers can send their children to school and become providers with their income. Fathers who had to leave for work can […]

    Aveda Chakra Holiday Gift Sets Now Available

    At Aveda, we draw on Ayurveda, a 5,000 year-old healing tradition from India, that helps us balance our chakras ‚ÄĒ 7 spinning wheels of energy. Each of our seven main chakras contains our psychological, beauty, health, and a spiritual state of well-being. When one chakra is out of line, energy will not flow fluidly. Aveda […]

    Aveda Beauty School works with Local Artists

    AVEDA Beauty School Students are equipped with all the tools they need to practice cosmetology. Students are led by educators and practice with quality, naturally derived AVEDA products. They remain connected with their community and share their #AvedaLove with everyone around them. While attending an AVEDA Beauty School, students are often presented with opportunities to […]

    One Aveda Beauty School Student’s Road to Success

    Whitney Green, a graduate from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge, is a perfect example of how an Aveda education presents beauty school students with opportunities to showcase their talents and build meaningful careers in the beauty industry. Whitney’s career in beauty started off by doing Guest Care at the Baton Rouge campus and […]

    Top Halloween Nail Art Designs

    Get in the Halloween spirit this week by trying some of these spooky nail art ideas! Source: Alldaychic.com Source: thebeautydepartment.com Source: Refinery29.com Source: StyleCaster Source: Instagram user @dezibunny Source: Instagram user @theamazingpjj Source: Instagram user @jenikacouture Dilute red nail polish and finger blot onto nails. Source: nailsmag.com Source: Cosmopolitan Source: droppedgorgeousdaily.com Source: StyleCaster Source: Polishallthenails.com […]

    Aveda Tips: Nutritional Wellness

    Nutritional Wellness Conclude your year-long journey toward nutritional wellness with sea vegetables, healing herbs and spices and mindful menu planning. October Wellness Practice: Sea Vegetables Sea vegetables have been consumed for thousands of years by ancient cultures because of their rich mineral content, which is higher than any other food source. They can contain up […]

    Back to the Future Day Shows the Future in Beauty

    In 1989, Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled through time to get to today (10.21.2015) in the classic movie Back to the Future II. In celebration of Back to the Future Day, we rounded up our favorite futuristic hair and makeup styles! While we don’t have flying cars yet, the beauty industry is ahead of […]

    You Get More with an Aveda Florida Beauty School Education

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South isn’t just your average beauty school. Our students are trained by the best of the best, use naturally derived quality Aveda products and are offered opportunities to participate in high profile events to gain real world experience and build their portfolios for a brighter future in the beauty industry. […]

    Aveda Institute Tampa Bay Educator Recognized

    Aveda Congress happens every two years and brings together Aveda professionals from around the world for a premiere educational event. The global artistic team comes together to inspire our Aveda stylists to remain innovative and among the top in the beauty industry. Included in the program is an institute segment where four couches are selected […]

    American Horror Story Hair & Makeup Inspiration

    The fifth season of the American Horror Story premiers tonight and it’s going to be full of thrilling beauty inspiration, just in time for Halloween! With Lady Gaga as the new star of the show, we know we are in for a treat this season. Check out the images below for creative beauty ideas for […]

    Fall Hair Color Inspiration

    It’s officially Fall and with the change of weather comes a change in hair color trends! Here are some Aveda Color inspiration to help you chose the right shade for your locks to get you through this season in style. Bronde, ombre, brunette and lived in highlights are all going to be major trends this […]

    Students Start Their Cosmetology Experience

    While beginning beauty school can be nerve-racking, it is also an exciting time in one’s life with the prospect of starting a new journey. At Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South, we offer students the opportunity to excel in a creative and fast paced industry. Read these student’s early experiences at Aveda Arts & Sciences […]

    Trend Report: Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week

    Flower in Bloom Aveda Makeup for Chiara Boni   Gorgeous shades of pinks and oranges set the tone for the breathtaking Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Spring 2016 Collection inspired by a blossoming rose garden. The elegant clothing, including swimwear and party dresses, were all accented with delicate bursting rosettes that emphasized the collection‚Äôs ladylike […]

    How to be a Successful Aveda Cosmetology Student

    Blog post by AI South Beauty School student: Ilyssa Glover Make the most of your time in Beauty School Many people that I have personally come in contact with think that Beauty School is a walk in the park. Little do they know, being a successful student requires long hours, determination, hard work, dedication, and […]

    South Florida Student Beauty School Hair Tips

    Cosmetology Student: Chantell Cruz Hello!! Here are a few tips on hair! If you would like to intensify your curls you can use Be Curly curl enhancer. It combats frizz and boosts shine for wavy or curly hair. Pump a dime size into your palm and apply to damp hair.¬† Now, if you would like […]

    You Haven’t Seen A Cosmetology School Like This!

      Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute South Florida cosmetology school is like no other beauty school you’ve ever seen. In 2010, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes of South Florida proudly opened the doors to one of the first state-of-the-art facilities to be certified under the Green Globes ranking program. This institute not only offers an […]

    Fort Lauderdale / Miami Students Have a Style all Their Own

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute South Florida trains some of the top students from Fort Lauderdale. Take a look at this work showcasing our cosmetology student‚Äôs talent in hair and makeup.   AI South Florida Master’s class working on their final project.   Fashion show from AI South Florida’s foundations class.   Zodiac Fashion Show […]

    Aveda Beauty School Students Shine at Beacon Awards

    The Beacon program provides cosmetology students with the opportunity to expand their education and network with the industry‚Äôs highest profile salon owners, professionals and stylists. Beacon students attend specialized classes with the biggest names in the industry, get up close and personal with NAHA winners and finalists and get a firm understanding of the business […]

    Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Aveda

    Not sure what to get Dad for Father‚Äôs Day? Aveda has a great Men‚Äôs Care line that includes hair care and skin care products that are specially formulated for men. Men are more prone to sensitivity, itchiness, irritation, redness and other unpleasant skin and scalp conditions. Aveda Men Pure-Formance line targets these issues and offers […]

    How to Create Different Types of Curls

    Presents: How to Create Different Types of Curls Hair by: Brooke Bruner & Madison Geohegan Start of by blowing dry hair using a paddle brush. Spiral Wrap-Twisted Curl Tightly wrap hair in small sections and spiral wrap hair around barrel. Flat Wrap-Ribbon Curl In small sections, wrap a flat section around the barrel of a […]

    Summer Hair Care

    It‚Äôs just about time for summer which means sunshine and beaches. Unfortunately, with all that fun in the sun comes certain hair hazards. Chlorine, sun exposure, dryness and salt all contribute to damaged hair. Luckily, Aveda has targeted all these problems and derived a Sun Care line so you can enjoy summer without having to […]

    Ariana Grande’s Sleek High Ponytail

    A photo posted by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on Feb 8, 2015 at 6:18pm PST   Presents: How to get Ariana Grande’s Sleek High Ponytail Hair By: Rachael Cosby & Taylor Theriot Products used for this style: Control Force, Air Control and ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Brilliant Spray-on Shine Step 1: Brush all hair away from the face¬† and up […]

    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Aveda

    Show your love this Mother‚Äôs Day by giving the gift of Aveda! Here are some Mother‚Äôs Day inspired gift ideas that will make your mom feel as appreciated as she deserves. A Gift of Stress Relief What better way to show your mom you care than to give her a gift that will relieve all […]

    5 Top Looks from the 2015 Met Gala

    The theme of this year’s Met Gala was “China: Through the Looking Glass,” which inspired bold looks from hair to wardrobe choices. Among the most popular looks included statement headpieces and sleeked back hair. Take a look at our top five hairstyles from last night’s gala. Sarah Jessica Parker’s Flaming Headdress¬† A photo posted by […]

    Thickening Tonic Styling Spray

    Thinning hair and hair loss is one of the top hair care concerns in the world. With 40% of women falling victim, Aveda has formulated Thickening Tonic Styling Spray to instantly promote thicker, fuller hair and is now available at your local Aveda retail store. Thickening Tonic Styling Spray can be used to thicken thinning […]

    Create a Loose, Curly Updo

    Presents: Get a Loose, Curly Updo Step 1: Start with dry hair. Prep hair by spraying Firmata Firm Hold Hair Spray all over the hair. Hold the spray 10 inches away from hair when applying. Then brush through evenly. Step 2: Curl the entire head and set the curls with clips. Make sure the curls […]

    Create a French Twist for Short Hair

    Preesnts: How to Create a French Twist for Short Hair     What you will need: Pure Abundance Air Control Control Force Defining Whip   Step 1: Part the hair to allow you to swoop the front section into the twist. Step 2: Lightly tease at the base of the hair and sprinkle the Pure […]

    How to Create a Greek Goddess Inspired Hairstyle

    ¬† Presents: How to Create a Fast and Easy Goddess Inspired Hairstyle ¬† Step 1:¬† Start by placing an elastic headband over the top of the head.¬† You can place the headband over the fringe area (shown in the photo on the left), or you can leave out the fringe area (shown in the photo […]

    Providing Clean Water, One Candle at a Time

    “Our mission at Aveda is to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At Aveda, we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world.‚ÄĚ Earth day is […]

    5 Of Our Favorite Earth Day Quotes

    Earth Day is an annual event held on April 22 that promotes environmental awareness and support. Get inspired this year by reading these five quotes that explain the beauty of what our Earth has to offer.         Click here to watch our new Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South Admissions video

    How to Create Game of Thrones Inspired Hair

        Presents: How to Create Game of Thrones Inspired Hair Hair By: AIB Foundations Students of Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham Step 1: Blow dry hair and brush out any knots or tangles with pedal brush. Step 2: Using comb, section out hair for braid based on desired size and placement and apply […]

    10 Bad Things For Healthy Hair

    1. Sun Exposure UVA and UVB rays from sun exposure can damage the outside cover of the hair strand, called the cuticle. Sun damaged hair can result in faded hair color, split ends, thinning, frizziness, and dried out strands. With the hot months approaching, Aveda‚Äôs Sun Care line is the perfect way to ‚ÄėSummer Proof‚Äô […]

    Spring Pastel Hair Color Ideas

    Spring has sprung and it is officially the season of pastels! Let Aveda find the perfect custom color for your hair. Take a cue from these girls who prove pastel hair color is the perfect way to spring into a fresh, new look! A photo posted by Jessica Ryland ‚úāÔłŹ A photo posted by HAIR […]

    Aveda Institutes Catwalks for Water

    The Catwalk for Water Fashion Show is an annual event hosted by Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South that promotes clean water awareness through featuring looks that blend style and sustainability. The fashion show doubles as a contest where aspiring cosmetologists can enter to win a full ride Aveda beauty school scholarship; an opportunity to […]

    Trend Watch: Pixel Hair

    From ombre to pastel, hair coloring styles and techniques have been taken to a new level these past couple of years. The market for creative and innovative hair trends has expanded and we are loving every minute of it. The latest trend? Pixel hair! This trend was introduced in Spain by hair colorists Jose Luis […]

    #SpringIntoAveda Contest: Click Here to Read More

    Bring your best beauty look forward this Spring and enter for a chance to win a $100 Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute gift card. Like us on Instagram at @AISouth and take a picture or 15 second video of your most creative spring hair and makeup look. Include #SpringIntoAveda to be entered to win. We […]

    How to Create a Soft Chignon Bun

    Present How to Create a Soft Chignon Bun Hair by: Madison Picone &Samantha Sparks Step 1: Blow-dry hair straight using a paddle brush and Brilliant Universal Styling CreŐÄme. Step 2: Take a middle section and secure with a hair tie, leaving two equal sized sections on the left and right side. Step 3: Twist right […]

    AISouth Aveda Educator’s Experience at Fashion Week

    My experience at Fashion Week   I came to Aveda because I wanted to be a part of a culture. A Brand. A company with a mission that I could eat, breathe and live by. I knew by being a part of the Aveda family that I would have the support and education I would […]

    Create a Simple Hairstyle with a Half Crown Braid

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South Florida created a step-by-step tutorial to show you how to create a simple half crown braid. This hairstyle is a fun way to impress your friends without spending too much time trying to style it! Follow the steps below to recreate this look. What you will need: Paddle brush […]

    The Future of Beauty School Education

    “We can lay in bed and watch the videos!” “It’s a teacher to go!” “We are able to really take control of our education” – AI South students on what they thought about the integration of a digital curriculum At Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes, we encourage innovation, sustainability and empowered decision-making through our education […]

    Award-Winning Hairstyles from the 2015 Oscars

    The 2015 Oscars was a night of glitz and glamour! All the stars were dressed to impress with stunning gowns and beautiful hairstyles to match. Check out our top ten favorite hairstyles from last night‚Äôs awards show. #10 Dakota Johnson The 50 Shades of Grey star wore a simple texturized pony tail with her wispy […]

    Become a Successful Stylist at AVEDA Beauty Schools

    Former Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute grad, Jamie Bailey, has grown with AVEDA to build an impressive portfolio of work.¬† He’s worked with celebrities and on high end fashion shoots, contributing his success to determination and the education he received while attending an Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute. We had a moment to talk with […]

    Be Inspired by AVEDA Color

    Hair color has become a popular new kind of accessory, allowing for a unique outlet to express creative and fashion forward style. Aveda color is Ammonia free and up to 99% naturally derived. Now you can keep up with the latest hair trends without ruining your luscious locks.   From more natural earthy tones to […]

    Wear your Heart in your Hair this Valentine’s Day

    Whether you’re spending this Valentine’s Day on a date or by having a night out with your friends, there are always reasons to celebrate the holiday of love. As for us, we wanted to celebrate the love we have for our hair! What better way than to wear your heart in your hair? Take a […]

    Make Every Day Beautiful

    When you look and feel beautiful, your energy is naturally uplifted. That’s why Aveda’s Beautifying aroma has been a go-to guest favorite for decades. So when our guests said they wanted more products with the Beautifying aroma they love, we created a body cleanser and moisturizer duo destined to make ever day remarkably beautiful. Experience […]

    Why Aveda Institute Dallas is the Best Beauty School

    Read why these students chose Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute as the best beauty school for them. This group of students represents the passion and drive that all of our Aveda Students hold.¬†This class is always positive, supportive, fun, involved and engaged. In addition, they also have outstanding technical and creative skills. They add so […]

    Meet The New Aveda Eye Creme

    Introducing AVEDA Botanical Kinetics energizing eye creme. Global Impact: Addresses under-eye dark circles – the #2 global eye concern. Proven Results: Reduces the appearance of under-eye dark circles and puffiness in 30 days when used twice daily. Energized Eyes: Features a 98% naturally derived formula that helps energize the look of skin around the eyes. […]

    Why Aveda Is The Best Beauty School For Me

    Read why these students chose Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute as the best beauty school for them. “I believe Aveda is the best beauty school in South Florida because Aveda teaches from a curriculum that is easy to understand and it’s all on our virtual portal so I can assess it at home! I love […]

    A Miami / Fort Lauderdale Beauty School That Goes Beyond

    Here at Aveda beauty schools, part of our mission is to ‚Äúcare for the world we live in.‚ÄĚ From our products to our services, we are constantly striving to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility. In 2010, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes of South Florida proudly opened the doors to one of the […]

    Our 5 Favorite Men’s Hairstyles for the 2015 Golden Globes

    While the women stole the show at the 2015 Golden Globes with their fashion and beauty ranging from daring to classic, we can‚Äôt forget to acknowledge the men. They were dressed to impress with some men rocking the rugged facial hair look while others opted for a cleaner¬† more classic style. Of all the looks, […]

    Top 5 Favorite Hairstyles from the 2015 Golden Globes

    Leave it to the Golden Globes to provide some major hair inspiration for any girl to try for a sure way to impress. From tousled pony tails to sleek asymmetrical bobs, here are five of our favorite red carpet looks from the 2015 Golden Globe awards. #5 Emily Blunt We love the grecian style of […]

    Love and Education

    At AI South, our goal is to provide our students with the best education and learning experience possible.¬† By wrapping love into our curriculum, our students learn not only the technical skills, they also learn about mutual respect, one of our core values at AI South.¬† If we are respectful of others in the same […]

    Beauty School Student Creates AVEDA Mission Video

      Josie Vidal is currently a student at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute South Florida.¬† She’s 25 years old, originally from Ecuador, and spends most of her free time volunteering and painting.¬† Her artistic and creative skills are displayed beautifully in the above Aveda Mission video she created. We asked Josie what inspired her to […]

    Wiping Out Waste at AVEDA Institute Washington DC

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Washington DC continues to be a working example of our AVEDA mission. Through their collaborative efforts with The Park Avenue Building, they’re able to set an example for environmental leadership. Way to represent our AI South culture!  

    Pink Hair We Do Care

    If you peruse through the popular hashtags on Instagram you’ve probably seen #PinkHairDontCare a time or two.¬† Here at AVEDA, staff, students, and guests are going pink to show that they DO care.¬† October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this is a cause that is very close to us all.¬† If you weren’t already […]

    New York Fashion Week Hair How To

    A straight style expands into erratic waves for Ann Yee‚Äôs Spring/Summer 2015 collection Above¬†Designer Ann Yee with Aveda Guest Artist Jon Reyman discuss the hair backstage before her Spring/Summer 2015 Presentation ‚ÄúThe romanticism of a stormy spring meets mixed media,‚ÄĚ said Designer Ann Yee in speaking of her Spring/Summer 2015 collection that premiered this past […]

    In Memory of Gary Howse 1956-2014

    In Memory The Aveda Network has lost one of its most beloved and influential salon and institute owners, Gary Howse, co-founder of Gary Manuel Salons & Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute, Seattle, who passed away unexpectedly this past week. An editorial stylist, educator, and excellent business leader, Gary‚Äôs own personal philosophy mirrored that of the […]

    Blogger Talks Aveda Smooth Infusion Naturally Straight

    New to the world of beauty vlogging, Alyssa of Alyssa Forever has certainly arrived. With just one year of vlogging on her YouTube Channel Alyssa Forever, Alyssa garnered over 1 million likes on her first video and was just recently named Allure magazine’s 2014 Blogger of The Year. Known for her gorgeous corkscrew mass of […]

    How To Do 5 Easy Summer Hair Styles

    Summer can be harsh on your hair!  Luckily AVEDA can protect your hair with our array of Sun Care products!

    For best results come in to your nearest AVEDA Institute location and let one of our advisers pick out the product that will best fit your needs.

    5 Aveda Tips For Summer

    Let AVEDA help you look and feel your best this Summer with these 5 simple Summer tips. 1. Ricardo Dinis, Aveda Artistic Director, Hair Cutting, recommends going with the flow for summer style. 2. After a shower or bath, apply a few drops of our AVEDA Calming Composition to damp skin to seal in moisture. […]

    AVEDA Heart Lands Collection Makeup Tutorial

    This past fall, YouTube video blogger Natalie Gramling visited our Aveda Institute Tampa Bay location. While there she was treated to a makeup application by one of our Tampa Bay educators.  After learning some quick and easy makeup tips, she was able to re-create the look at home in her own how-to video.  The makeup pallet used was the Heart Lands Collection.

    Prom Updo Hair Styles & Makeup at AI Tallahassee

    “I had this beautiful guest come in for prom wanting a soft updo and a makeup application. She wanted a braid incorporated so we gave her this romantic updo with a braid that swooped from the front and worked into her curls. For her makeup she wanted something soft and smokey the would go with […]

    Trying AI Tallahassee’s Salon for the First Time

    Renata is a foreign exchange student from Austria. Finding herself far from home and in definite need of a haircut and color, she decided to try Aveda for the very first time. Renata wanted a red that would stand out in a crowd. The resulting color was absolutely stunning! The rich, bright, vivacious red is […]

    One Student’s Fashion Shoot Tools

    Creative hair and makeup our always a highlight of attending Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute beauty schools. In this post we find out from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee student Brittney Mitchell what AVEDA products she used for her wild photo shoot. “This is the transformation that I took my model through today. I […]

    Before & After Hair at Aveda Institute Tallahassee

    Student: Brittney Mitchell Phase: Masters at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee. My client came in and expressed that she wanted to trim her ends off because her hair is naturally curly, but her ends wouldn’t curl anymore from constant flat ironing. We trimmed the ends and used Damage Remedy shampoo, conditioner, and added on […]

    Aveda in Hawaii

    To announce the new packaging design of the Damage Remedy‚ĄĘ collection, Aveda’s creative team took the high road — literally — venturing 6,000 feet above sea level to Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the largest volcano on Earth and one of the most active, for the campaign photo shoot.

    The Best Students Go To AVEDA Institutes

    Students who attend the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes seem to have that something extra… Check out this amazing story from our extremely talented Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South student Robbie Norris. It takes more than just talent to make it in this business it takes passion and that’s exactly what our students have […]

    We Change Lives At Aveda Institutes

    A couple of weeks ago we decided to help local families by providing them with holiday dinners they could not otherwise afford. Our students and staff stepped up and raised enough funds to supply dinners to 5 families… We decided to take the gift further. We invited the families to come in for mini-makeovers and […]

    AVEDA’s Air Control and Time

    How many times do you wake up in the morning and want to do something different with your hair? But once again you hit the snooze, run out of time, and always end up doing the same thing – low ponytail, straight but flat, or absolutely nothing. Easy to just throw in the towel but […]

    Aveda Salon Before & After

    Paige came to us at the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Clearwater for a little help with her current look. She arrived with golden blonde hair (levels 7-10) but desired to be more of a medium brown with ashy blonde highlights! She was paired up with one of our student stylists, Kaitlin Parker, in our […]

    Fantasy Makeup Application

    For this model our theme was the goddess of fire. ¬†Alicia did eye makeup with a bright red, using tape to create the bold line out from my eye. She also contoured my face and did an ombre lip with red and orange colors. Joe did my hair in a kind of Mohawk fashion with […]

    Animal Themed Fashion Show

    After settling on an animal theme, we decided to create a cheetah look. We wanted to add some pink accents into our look to represent Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In order to create the cheetah’s ears, we made forward facing French twists on both sides on the front of the head. We then curled a […]

    Holiday Hair & Makeup Event November 8th – 9th

    Join us at your nearest Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South location for our Holiday Hair & Makeup Event Nov. 8th – 9th. Receive a free shampoo & style with the purchase of any 2 full-size AVEDA products. We will also be providing complimentary makeup applications and holiday hair styling.

    Holiday Guest Appreciation Event

    The biggest event of the year is here! Join us Thursday, December 5th 6pm-8pm You won’t see deals this good until this time next year! – 20% OFF ALL AVEDA PRODUCTS* – 20% off prebooked appointments through Feb. 28th – FREE $25 BONUS CARD when you purchase $100 in gift cards – Purchase 1 gift […]

    A1 B Fashion Show Orlando

    We were the winners of the fashion show. Keyla came up with the animal being a zebra inspired by the concept of a Mohawk. The pattern on the Mohawk was stenciled and spray painted on the sides with temporary hair color. We used lots of control force hair spray to keep the Mohawk in place. […]

    Beauty Schools Have Fun With Halloween Makeup

    One of the best things about attending beauty school is the constant immersion in an atmosphere of creativity. Several AI South beauty schools really felt the Halloween spirit and had some fun with some ghoulish makeup applications. Take a look at some of our favorites. Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Jacksonville AIJ really pumped up […]

    5 Ways Cosmetology School is Challenging

    Think about it: how many times has someone scoffed at you for going to Cosmetology School? Remarks like “Oh, 13 months? That’s nothing,” and “Man, I wish I had taken the easy route and gone to beauty school,” cast a somewhat deceiving shadow on our education. Maybe you believed it too; that going into a […]

    Salon Experience at Aveda Beauty Schools

    The experience starts as soon as you walk through the door. You may ask, what makes Aveda different from other salons? First you are greeted by one of our amazing staff members and offered either Aveda comforting tea or water. You are then greeted by your stylist and escorted (not lead) to their station. At […]

    Beauty: Now vs Then

    The image of “beauty”, as we know it, has changed. Picture, in your mind, different magazine advertisements and television commercials. Think of all of the different women in these ads. If you’ll notice, one factor remains the same: the women’s’ figures. They are all bone thin, with what society has deemed as “perfect figures”. They […]

    Hair Tip: Save Time With Air Control

    How many times do you wake up in the morning and want to do something different with your hair? But once again you hit the snooze, run out of time, and always end up doing the same thing: low ponytail, straight but flat, or absolutely nothing. Easy to just throw in the towel but with […]

    Beauty School Favorites

    While attending AVEDA Cosmetology Institute, I have been amazed at the quality of products they have available. They have something to fit everyone’s hair type and texture. What I absolutely am impressed with is that AVEDA¬†is one of the only beauty lines of product that is all organic – this was 75 percent of the […]

    How To Makeup Guide: Voluptuous Lips

    As fall approaches…Fall in LOVE with our new Heartlands Makeup Collection! I have included a technique to acquire sassy, voluptuous lips in just a few simple steps. It is not hard to feel sexy when you have such luscious, rich colors to choose from. The products you need are: Red Petals #922 Lip Liner Sweet […]

    Create A Bold Lip With Aveda’s Heart Lands Collection

    Aveda has introduced a new make up collection called Heart Lands. It includes two nourish-mint soothing lip colors: redwood & sweet plum. Two nourish-mint re-hydrating lip glazes: winterberry & honey tree. Two nourish-mint lip liners: red petals & plum petals. Two petal essence eye definers: night lily & juniper. Plus six petal essence single eye […]

    Simple Hair Tip – How to Reduce Frizz

    It is a simple easy trick to reduce frizz, and it’s super quick! First, you take Aveda Air Control hairspray, or Control Force. Whichever is your preference. You’ll also need the fine teeth of a comb, spray your hairspray of choice directly on the fine teeth. You will do this before combing through your hair. […]

    The Time Travel of Beautiful Skin

    I recently had a guest tell me that her facial ritual consisted of baking soda on a scrubby pad as her exfoliation followed by olive oil as her moisturizer. While forcing the skin scratching and scraping visions from my mind I strain to hear her explain that this cherished home remedy was handed down to […]

    Tired of Braids? Try A Hair Knot

    As the summer comes to an end, parents and professionals alike are looking for innovative ways to pull up their hair. Braids are fun but, knots are an old trick coming back in fall 2013. Knots create texture and although they look complicated, are a simple way create a unique look! Step1: Smooth out the […]

    Create Those Perfect Summer Beach Waves at Home

    Tired of taking hours at home to straighten or curl your hair? Well, I think we have a few great ideas for you! How to create those luscious beach waves! 1. Starting off with damp hair- apply our Be Curly style prep all over to give the hair moisture and allow all products to style […]

    Fun Fall Makeup Tips Using AVEDA’s Heart Lands Collection

    A bold lip never goes out of style! You can create the perfect plum pout for fall using the Aveda Heart Lands limited-edition Autumn 2013 collection. Step 1: Use lip liner in the color Plum Petals to line the lips. Diffuse the line on to the lip to avoid any harsh lines. Step 2: Apply […]

    Back To School Beauty Trends

    If you haven’t already noticed by the onslaught of stationary, pens, and backpacks billowing out from the aisles of your local shopping store – it’s almost time for most students to head back to school. I thought I’d help you WOW your fellow peers with some simple and easy back to school beauty trends. The […]

    AVEDA: Setting the Example

    As the world evolves, the trends of today quickly become the trends of yesterday. One popular “fad” that we believe is, and should be, here to stay is the fascination and infatuation with everything natural. Going green is now “in”! AVEDA has become more popular thanks to it’s 97 % naturally derived plant and pure […]

    Beauty Trend: Braids Braids Braids

    Yes… Braids are in. They aren’t just for your everyday ruffian. They are gracing the pages of magazines and strutting their stuff on catwalks. Once worn for convenience, braids, are now worn to make a fashion statement. Where there were once just plats or regular scalp braids there are now French braids ( OLD) and […]

    My Experience at the North American Hairstyling Awards

    Vegas, Vegas, Vegas. Where dreams are made and banks are shattered and nothing, I mean NOTHING, seems to be off limits. I could regale you with tales of all the bizarre and seemingly unreal oddities I encountered in this crazy city, but fortunately, there was an absurd amount of beauty as well. I was in […]

    Hair Tips: Super Sultry Beach Waves

    With July 4th come and past with the usual flurry of high ponies and Sun kissed faces, and the celebration of the glorious Flag Day in full swing, hearts may be heavy when the realization hits that our next big holiday to lay by the pool an sip an ice cold lemonade won’t come until […]

    The Aveda Salon Experience

    As a new student at the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee, the salon experience is very new to me. I’m used to the typical experience in other salons. It usually consists of waiting for your stylist to escort you to the chair, while her other client is processing because she double booked you. Even […]

    Come Experience Our AVEDA Salon

    The Salon Experience at Aveda is a rejuvenating, exciting, pampering, adventurous, fresh and customizing journey for each and every guest at every visit. The students are dedicated to the guests and the instructors are twice as dedicated to the students. At Aveda, the instructors strive to make sure that as students we exude the highest […]

    Haircut Ideas For Your Face Shape

    Most popular haircuts are created by finding the face shape. The basic steps on creating a hair cut based on face shape is fairly simple. You don’t want to highlight your problem areas, so if you have a long face, long straight hair tends to drag it down even more. If you have a round […]

    What Makes AVEDA Different

    What makes AVEDA¬†different? That question will become rhetorical once you experience the amazing educators, students, and the priceless products! When my sister started AVEDA¬†she would talk about it all day because she was so in love with it, and I would think to myself, “Well, what are they feeding her?!” But once I realized that […]

    Create This Look In & Out of the Salon

    Here is a very popular look that comes in the school a ton and I adore it. I’m a huge fan for big, moveable, and volumized hair! Big hair is definitely back. To achieve this hair cut: I would first do long round layers in pie sections around the head to create those traveling beautiful […]

    Connecting Beauty, Environment, and Well-Being

    Aveda’s vision is directly in line with the guest services we provide and customer service they receive from the moment they walk into one of our salons or spas. They create this vision by living by the Aveda mission and performing the 12 points of difference. A salon experience should never make you feel anxious, […]

    Haircut Ideas

    The hair style I chose was asymmetrical but I call it the “Meagan Good Short Hairstyle”. It is a very popular hairstyle that can be easily done. To achieve this look you have to do as follows: Shampoo and condition hair with aveda dry remedy. Mold hair with phomollient. Flat wrap hair until it is […]

    My AVEDA Salon Experience

    Aveda has always been synonymous with the “total experience,” from the moment our guest walks in the door to the moment they leave feeling and looking like a whole new person. I don’t believe I have ever been in a non-Aveda salon that has gone the extra mile to make feel amazing and actually care […]

    Ombre Highlights

    In French, Ombre means shadow/shade, in the mid 2000s the Ombre effect took hold of the fashion industry, and celebrities all over the globe. To achieve the shadow/shade technique with your hair your goal is to graduate the color from either dark to light or vice versa light to dark. There are many different types […]

    Men’s Hair Styling Tips

    OK guys, the hair world maybe dominated by women but there’s plenty of room for you too! Let me begin by saying I am absolutely in love with the latest men’s hair trends rocked by one of my favorite artists Justin Timberlake: the comb over. This look can be achieved with any hair type as […]

    The Aveda Salon Experience

    I am currently a student at the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee, and have had the privilege to encounter the Aveda experience on the forefront as a guest, and now as a student behind the scenes. Having both experiences has given me more insight on what goes on at Aveda. People may look at […]

    Changing Shades: The Ombre Effect

    In today’s world of hair color, many are looking to the trend of ombre to express their style. The word ombre finds its origin in the French language meaning shaded. This perfectly describes the effect that is created on the hair. Typically, the hair begins as a dark shade at the roots and begins to […]

    Experience Aveda’s 12 Points of Difference

    We’ve all had that experience at a salon where we feel like just a number in their computer or another name on the books. We’ve all had that experience where your stylist treats you as an object for their income and not a canvas for their creativity. At Aveda, you will not have that. You […]

    The Salon Experience – What Makes Aveda Different?

    A salon experience at Aveda is unlike any other salon experience! You are not just made to be relaxed but to be felt at home and treated like you’re the only person that matters at that moment. A service at Aveda starts with a stress relieving experience (a scalp and shoulder massage) followed by a […]

    Celebrity Haircut Ideas

    JESSICA ALBA’S BLUNT CUT. This shape works on any face, and is best for fine, straight hair with thick or curly textures. Technically, you do want very long (think: a half-inch to an inch shorter than your actual hair), non-chunky layers. JENNIFER ANISTON’S NEW ANGLED BOB If there’s any hair justice, Aniston’s “lob”or long bob […]

    Visit An AVEDA Salon

    As a student that attends the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Orlando, I feel we stand out from others due to our 12 Points of Difference. From when you are greeted at the door by the retail person with Aveda Comforting Tea, you can instantly feel the genuine care we have for our guests. I’ve […]

    The Aveda Salon Experience

    At the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute you do not just get a hair service, you get a whole experience. As soon as you walk in you are greeted by the ladies at the Experience Center and you get offered water or Comforting Tea which helps you relax and de-stress. Also, once you get in […]

    Spring Hair and Makeup Tips

    Now that spring is here, and summer is just around the corner, it’s time to ditch those deep browns and winter tones in the hair and makeup and brighten them up! There are plenty of different ways to do so with you hair. You could do a heavy full head of highlights, or even a […]

    Cosmetology Schools In Florida

    When it comes to choosing a Cosmetology school in Florida there is no better choice then an AVEDA beauty school. AVEDA six has locations in Florida: South Florida / Miami area Ft. Lauderdale Jacksonville Tallahassee Tampa Bay / Clearwater Orlando From the quality of our styling courses and instructors to the power of the AVEDA […]

    Haircut Ideas for Spring

    In search of some new haircut ideas for Spring? We’ve searched through some of our post popular haircuts, Pinterest photos, and web trends to find a collection of hair photos that’s sure to inspire. For men we noticed a big trend in retro style hair with a strong part on the side. A slight variation […]

    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Beauty School Students

    For Mother’s Day I would recommend to my mother the Aveda Damage Control Shampoo as well as the Color Preserve Conditioner. I use these two products on a daily basis due to the fact that my mother and I, color treat our hair. Aveda products are made up of all natural ingredients that come from […]

    Updo Hairstyles Perfect For Prom

    It’s officially prom season! With the books completely filled with updos, pedicures, and makeup applications, I was honored to have Elisa Gomez come in for her prom makeover. Elisa had shown me multiple images of ideas she had, and after much deliberation we had chosen a nice side updo filled with curls. Seeing Miss Gomez […]

    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    I am a mother of three teenagers, and two of my children’s birthdays are in May. So it would be an understatement to say that I desire more than the familiar Mother’s Day fanfare. I still love receiving cards and gifts; however, nothing would peak my interest more than having a wonderful spa day to […]

    Beauty School Tips To Refresh This Spring

    I’m currently using Aveda’s tea tree oil under my eyes to help reduce my tired look and relax wrinkles. I love the smell of this product and the results I get from it when I wake up in the morning. I’m also using Aveda’s cucumber mask that helps reduce redness and inflammation after I give […]

    AVEDA Spa Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

    At Aveda there is a wide array of gift giving ideas for all our mothers out there, even the expectant mothers! Mothers do so much and take their time to do things for their families, especially when they are working mothers that have to balance family with their career. The do-it-all moms need some pampering […]

    Happy Earth Day From Aveda Institutes South

    As you all know, our entire AVEDA network possess the feel good philosophy deep rooted in our beauty DNA. But this year we are upping the game with a 24-hour global Cut-A-Thon on Earth Day, 22 April 2013. You Can Help Set A World Record Just By Getting A Haircut Don’t have a decent excuse […]

    Spring Season Looks: Men’s Hairstyle

    I changed my look this spring season by getting a different style of hair cut. The men’s hairstyle I choose has a 70’s air to it and is combined with a trendy modern finish up that gives it a crazy, rocky and fashionable appearance. After the cut I washed my hair with Aveda shampoo and […]

    Spring Season Looks With Color Conserve

    This spring season I chose to refresh my look with a new color and a new line of products. I decided to update my hair color by adding new heavy slices through out the front of my hair . My stylist suggested if I liked the volume and depth of the color of my hair […]

    Earth Month At AVEDA Institute Beauty Schools

    Every Month is Earth Month at AVEDA! I had to be a student at AVEDA. I wanted to be a part of their mission, their purpose and how they take care of their business around the world. AVEDA takes responsibility for nourishing and renewing the environment in which they derive their products. In the month […]

    New Spring Hair Style

    I just recently gave a girl in my class a spring make over, just to give her a look different from what she is use to. I had a vision of a braided mohawk with curls. For the first step I would suggest that you do not shampoo the hair because braids hold better and […]

    Refresh Your Looks for Spring: Makeover Edition

    Spring time is here and the flowers are blooming. This is the time of year that people tend to yearn for change in their appearance. From a lighter shade of lipstick to more vibrant colors on the eyes, change is as easy as a trip to Aveda where anything you dream up for your look […]

    Earth Month at Aveda Institute South Florida

    “Our mission at Aveda is to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At Aveda, we strive to set the example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world.” Here at Aveda […]

    Earth Month at AVEDA Beauty Schools

    Aveda salons have partnered with the Gulf Restoration Network Healthy Waters and BP Drilling Campaigns to raise funds and awareness to end water pollution problems for earth month. Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee¬†will be selling Aveda Earth Month Light the Way Soy Wax Candles that have organic spices from Madagascar. The purchases from these […]

    Fun New AVEDA Spring Makeup Colors

    Spring is a time for reinventing and creating . Spring is the time to be bold and beautiful . Spring is a time for fun and excitement. Aveda has come out with a new line of spring cosmetics and they are absolutely gorgeous. These colors are very sassy, flirty, and most of all fun. These […]

    Get A Full Scholarship To Aveda Institute

    Are you, or someone you know, interested in a career in the beauty industry? We are now accepting applications for our Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Scholarship Contest. TO ENTER: 1. Fill out our general information form here. You will be contacted by an Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Admissions Manager. 2. Complete a typed […]

    Aveda’s Commitment to Earth Month

    Our institute motivates us to raise money and awareness for Earth Month in a number of ways and they support and encourage any new ideas and contributions from students. For example, we have “Jeans Tuesdays,” where students are permitted to wear jeans for a minimum donation of $5. We also host bake sales and cook-offs, […]

    AVEDA’s New Art of Nature Makeup Collection

    I wanted to create a fresh spring look with Aveda’s new spring collection, Art of Nature. First, I used the Cinnamon Bark eye shadow to create a dramatic wing along the top lid. I then applied our Bare Bellis eye shadow over the Lid of the eye blending the edges of the wing I just […]

    Starting School At Aveda Institute Tampa Bay

    I currently attend the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tampa Bay and am about half way through A2. I absolutely love my institute, my classmates, and mostly my educators! A little about me. I moved to South Tampa in June 2011 from North Idaho to attend this institute. I just turned 18, so I wanted […]

    AVEDA Beauty School in Jacksonville

    One of the main reasons I chose the Aveda Institue Jacksonville would be that I am from the greater Jacksonville area. Out of all the cosmetology schools I was most impressed by Aveda. Thus far Aveda has not let me down. The school has a great mission, all the educators are very helpful. I would […]

    Why AVEDA’s Pure Abundance line is the best!

    I love all Aveda products, but Pure Abundance is by far my favorite. It makes my fine hair feel so much thicker and more voluminous. It contains acacia gum from Africa and kaolin clay from England. Plus, it smells amazing. I love how unlike other style preps, the Pure Abundance style prep can be applied […]

    Red Hair with AVEDA Color

    Today’s day had a slow start to it, but I kept my spirits high knowing that my good friend Susan was coming in for a color today! Susan and I had met while working at Starbucks together, and she’s been dying to come in to get a color for months. With such a busy schedule, […]

    The Perfect Hairspray

    Our firmest hold hairspray offers long-lasting hold and humidity defense for all hair types and has a net-zero climate impact* All-day firm hold and 24-hour humidity defense Fast-drying, non-flaking formula UV filters and anti-oxidants Organic essential oils of Bulgarian lavender, bergamot, palmarosa, and vetiverŇÉcalming aroma *Through Aveda’s funding of renewable energy to offset the CO2 […]

    Why Aveda is a Great Place to Learn Cosmetology

    Aveda is the best thing that has happened to me. It has changed me so much this year. All the instructors make you feel so comfortable and appreciated. There is never a day that I go home and don’t understand what we went over. Everyday I feel more confident in the work I do and […]

    New York Fashion Week Looks With AVEDA

    Holy frijoles fashion fiends! It’s fashion week once again in New York City! Ah, the best time of year when us mere mortals can stand back and lust over delicious Alexander McQueen and Yves Saint Laurent masterpieces (and maybe see a model or two slip. Kidding!) And if the hair is anything like we’ve seen […]

    Learn Cosmetology at AVEDA Institute

    Aveda is one of the leading cosmetology schools that is focused not only on great hair, nails and skin but also looking out for our environment. In our area this is the best school to go to not only to learn but also getting a job after school. There are two salons that are Aveda […]

    AVEDA Hair Product Be Curly Review

    Be Curly is my favorite line. Not only because I like pretty, curly hair, but because it truly works wonders and there are different ways to use it with having beautiful results. For people with very tight spiral curls, there is a style-prep you can use with the curl controller to loosen the curls while […]

    Braid Into Top Notch Top-Knot

    Want an easy fun hair-do? Rock this top-knot with style!! Start out with dry hair, then start a French braid in the top section secure with small (preferably clear) elastic at the top center of the head. After creating braid now pull all hair up into a high pony( secure pony w/elastic), now here is […]

    Learn Cosmetology & Spa Therapy at AVEDA

    I have lived in Tallahassee for about 5 years now and stated going to school at the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute in September of last year. In the number of years I lived I Tallahassee, before I decided to make the leap of faith into the Aveda family, I had heard nothing but friends […]

    The 2013 Academy Awards Hair Styles

    Aaaah, Oscar night. One of the most glamorous evenings of the entire year. And while there were PLENTY of surprises (how’s the floor there, Jennifer Lawrence?), I mostly ooooh’d and aaaah’d at the beauty that surrounds the gods of film. I mean, Anna Karenina got completely ROBBED on Production Design (I know Lincoln was amazing, […]

    Tears of Beauty School Joy

    As Christine wiped the tears from her eyes, I stood behind her thinking to myself, “What have I done!” She wiped the final tear, composed herself, and said, “Buddy, I’ve been getting my hair done for years now, leaving so unsatisfied. I have finally found someone who knows what I want to my hair, and […]

    Hair Trends for 2013 & How to Create Them

    I think that big hair is coming in to trend for 2013. Big curly hair or soft beachy waves. To get these curls you can start of with shampoo and conditioner be curly. Then following with be curly style prep; this is to prep the hair before styling it and de-tangle your hair. Then you […]

    New York Fashion Week

    So this month held the uber wonderful Mercedes Benz New York Fashion week, and let me tell ya what this gal loved immediately: Tadashi Shoji, ladies. Holy goodness, this amazing man was definitely the highlight of day 1. Inspired by pre-revolutionary Russia, every gown he showed is everything I’ve ever wanted in my closet. Ever. […]

    Why I Love Aveda

    Aveda is the absolute best choice for me for my cosmetology education. Aveda offers a structured curriculum and an inviting atmosphere in which to learn. The environment is warm and inviting and the educators are friendly and nurturing. As far as my classmates, I know I have made friends for life. I have only been […]

    2013 Hair Color Trends

    I’ve been seeing pastels everywhere. In all the fashion magazines, store windows, on clothes, and even in makeup looks. Ever since I was fourteen I’ve been fascinated by hair color. As I’ve begun my career by getting an education here at the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee, I’ve decided that I definitely want to […]

    Why I Chose Aveda Institute Jacksonville

    Jacksonville, FL is a very diverse city. I know this because I grew up here. From the beaches to the city life. I have always had a desire for the beauty industry. At first, I was going to attend the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute in Charlotte, NC just to move states because of the […]

    Hair Color & Style with Gosia

    I started my day off today with a partial foil, followed by a one length with backward flowing layers. Gosia from Poland was my client today, and she was absolutely marvelous to work with. Gosia had such fine hair, that brushing out her partial was a bit of a challenge. She experienced in the past […]

    Hair and Makeup Trends for 2013

    The makeup trends for 2013 appear to be a more natural, organic look for both hair and makeup using bright reds for lips either glossed or matted and rich blues and violet shades for eye shadows and eyeliners. When applying the makeup, either the eyes are played up and the cheek and lips are muted […]

    Tutorial: Professional Application of Lip Color

    Aveda Tallahassee’s¬†Spa intro class¬†showcases the correct way to apply professional application of lip color. Step 1: moisturize using Aveda lip saver. Step 2: apply lip liner. Step 3: Blend lip liner onto lips. Step 4: apply lip color. Step 5: apply lip glaze. Step 6: Blot lips to remove the excess product. Lipstick is the […]

    Goals for Success in Beauty School

    To be a student at Aveda, there is something specific about the name that grabbed your attention. At Aveda, everything is about aroma, plant derivation, class, beauty, and helping the world surrounding you. As a new year goal, I would like to understand the full meaning behind the word Aveda. Everyone at Aveda knows that […]

    Why I Want To Work In The Beauty Industry

    The beauty industry is constantly generating new looks, styles, and concepts. This is one of the many reasons why I chose to study at Aveda and will eventually work in the beauty industry. I admire the constant change of what is “in style”, and what is not. My favorite new “in-style” look is the ombre. […]

    Why I Chose AVEDA to Become a Cosmetologist

    It took me a while to finally decide what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. For years I worked in different offices doing your regular Monday through Friday 9-5 jobs. I always knew that that wasn’t for me and I didn’t want to just start college an jump into anything I […]

    Why I Wanted a Beauty Industry Career

    I chose a career in the beauty industry, because of my family. I was looking for something to call my own and still make a good life for us. I’m planning on being a salon owner once I graduate in May. This way I can be with me family more. I plan to branch out […]

    My Experience at Aveda Institute South Florida

    Starting at Aveda I had no clue what to expect coming from a “normal” college. All I knew was that I had a passion for doing hair. From the very beginning it felt like home, the educators are constantly helping you and making you a better cosmetologist. They’re always giving you little tidbits that always […]

    New Year, New Goals at AVEDA

    This year I would love to achieve many more styles and cuts. I have, thus far, enjoyed everything Aveda has. It is really hard to sum it up into words. I’m look forward to getting involved with future events, because my thirst for knowledge grows stronger everyday. I’m extremely thrilled with my classmates, we are […]

    How New Students Can Plan for Success

    To achieve success at Aveda, you must have a plan. Here’s what your plan should include. It should have you 1) design a study schedule and stick to it 2) began reading your literature before being assigned to 3) perform cosmetology research outside of Aveda’s information (ex: magazines and YouTube, so you have holistic knowledge) […]

    Why I Chose Aveda Beauty Schools

    I want a career in the beauty industry because when I started working in a salon when I was 15, I fell in love with it. Everything from greeting the clients to having a smile on their face as their walking out of the salon. Being in the beauty industry, I chose Aveda to pursue […]

    Why Cosmetology? Why Aveda?

    It took me a while to finally decide what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. For years I worked in different offices doing your regular Monday through Friday 9-5 jobs. I always knew that that wasn’t for me and I didn’t want to just start college and jump into anything I […]

    New Year, New Goals at AVEDA

    In the New Year, I plan on continuing my consistent high grades and great attendance. More importantly though, I plan to grow as a person in the field of healing through touch. I want to make sure that everything that I gain will be prominent with intent and caring. The use of touch has the […]

    Keep Calm and Choose Aveda Florida Beauty Schools

    I’m from a small town in South Georgia. We have a technical college, and a lot of the girls I graduated with decided to go into the cosmetology program there. Knowing this is what I wanted to do with the rest of my life, I wouldn’t settle for just any education. I even went to […]

    New Year New Beginning with AVEDA Beauty Schools

    With the new year approaching there are many goals that I have set for myself. Some of the goals that I hope to achieve next year at Aveda is to become a better colorist and hairstylist in general. I love doing color so by setting challenging goals for myself through my color project I hope […]

    Preparing For Beauty School Success

    The difference between my expectations of what beauty school was and what it’s really like, is amazing! I had no idea what it took to become a hair stylist. That being said, I am thrilled with what it really turned out to be. So, if you are a future student and want to make your […]

    Students Talk About Holiday Hair Styles

    Big Sexy Holiday Hair Hey guys, To maintain your holiday hair I recommend that you purchase our gift sets with the pure abundance shampoo and conditioner. For added lift at the root add some volumizing tonic. Using a round brush blow dry up. Then finish with some air control or control force depending on the […]

    Aveda Is Unlike Any Other Beauty School

    As with any school, choosing a cosmetology school can be pretty nerve wracking. One must decide which school best fits their wants and needs without ever taking a single class; which school can meet the needs of their personality, time and wallet. Each school is very different, they have different curriculum, benchmarks, missions, hour requirements, […]

    Get Holiday Shimmer With AVEDA

    My name is Jordan Cook and I recently have moved up to Spa Clinic at the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee! Our Institute is wrapped up in the holiday spirit this time of year and everyone is eager to educate our guests with the spectacular gift sets we have available for purchase. My favorite […]

    AVEDA Holiday 2012 Gift Sets

    At Aveda this holiday season, we have tons of great gift sets that work well with stockings or alone as a single gift! Gift sets include, pure relief with hand and foot relief, stress-less travel with the stress fix soaking salts and lotion, remedy for stress which includes stress fix lotion, aroma roller, and soaking […]

    Holiday Massages with your Aveda Candles

    The Aveda soy wax candles happens to be my absolute favorite holiday item, because it’s not the average candle. The Warmth Chaleur holiday candle has a pleasant and inviting aroma of ginger, ginger lily and clove, which is sure to create a warm and cozy atmosphere for your holiday company. However the aroma isn’t the […]

    Holiday Time At AVEDA Florida Beauty Schools

    It is almost that time of the year again. The time of the year where you struggle to find the perfect gift for your family and friends. Well look no further! Here at Aveda we have some great Holiday gift sets that are perfect for everyone! They are the perfect travel sizes for all occasions […]

    Holiday Season at Aveda Florida Beauty Schools

    Now, as you all know… AVEDA IS AWESOME!!!!!! We have a lot of cool holiday things going on from our upcoming Open House in December to our FABULOUS new gift sets for very affordable prices. You can buy two of our AMAZING holiday gift sets and get the chance to spin the wheel for a […]

    AVEDA Holiday Hair Color and Gift Sets

    In my opinion, Aveda is the perfect place to start holiday trends. One of this season’s hottest trends are shades of blue. From scarfs to boots, blue has been a popular color throughout time. I’ve noticed this year, multiple celebrities have been leaning towards the darker shades of hair color with navy and indigo. My […]

    Black Friday at Aveda Florida Beauty Schools

    Black Friday is known as a day of great deals and Aveda Florida beauty schools are no exception. We will be allowing guests to spin our wheel of fantastic prizes when they purchase one of our AVEDA gift sets. On top of that great deal we are giving all guests a free $25 gift card […]

    Aveda Jacksonville Brings a Mountain of Joy to All

    Do you have holiday shopping to do? Why not come to your local Aveda school and bring a mountain of joy to more than just your family and friends? For the fifth year Aveda is offering their holiday gift sets. Each set is wrapped in a handmade and painted gift box or bag. Here’s where […]

    Favorite AVEDA Products for this Holiday Season

    The holiday season is the time to celebrate with family and friends, however, it is also the time to unwind and let go of the stress from all the holiday shopping/decorating. Gift Baskets fully loaded with spa products make beautiful gifts for everyone! Blue oil, hand relief creme, and stress fix body lotion are some […]

    2012 Holiday Beauty Trends

    The holiday season is just around the corner, and for this season I’m really enjoying the look of a rich eye or lip with a casual bun! What I like most is that there are so many different variations that you can play with, that will go with your style. Tight and sleek, loose and […]

    My Fav AVEDA Products are the Pure Abundance Collection

    I love this Product! I have natural curly hair and I love to have straight hair with volume. With this Product you can receive the best result ever! No limp hair at the root. I love to use Rollers and using this product before you roll your hair – spraying it on the root gives […]

    Beauty School Tips: Simple Holiday Hairstyle

    So its that time of year again, the winter holidays!! The time for family and friends gatherings and ushering in a new happy, healthy year. Lots of holiday parties and visits are on everyone’s agenda. Here at Aveda, we have a few simple holiday hairstyles for you to try out. The first is an effortless, […]

    My Favorite Things About AVEDA

    I personally love everything about Aveda, but I am definitely in love with their smooth infusion line. Smooth Infusion is a series of products that promises to leave your hair smooth, non-frizzy and also adds shine. Smooth Infusion consists of Smooth Infusion Style-Prep, Smooth Infusion Glossing Straightener, and Smooth Infusion Shampoo and Conditioner. It can […]

    Esthiology Program at Aveda Institute Tallahassee

    Since I was a little girl, I’ve been interested in makeup and skin care. I found out ¬†Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee had the esthiology program along with the massage therapy. I couldn’t wait to join. The education I have received has changed my life. I can not wait to go out into the […]

    Our Classes At AVEDA

    Have you ever just wanted to do hair and style to make people feel beautiful or handsome within a day? Just give them the biggest smile they ever had just because you made them feel the prettiest they’ve ever been? Our AVEDA classes and salon do that people. We learn from our wonderful educators how […]

    AVEDA Beauty Schools In Miami / Ft. Lauderdale Area

    Aveda is a great school to attend. They have many things that they offer that other beauty schools don’t. Aveda offers opportunities that are beneficial to your learning and will help you get farther with your career once you graduate. For example they do fashion shows, like the one coming up which will feature women […]

    What It’s Like to Attend an Aveda Beauty School

    As a Student at Aveda, I can honestly say that as a school it is amazing. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. The curriculum is great and their techniques are a major thumbs up! I’m really glad I chose to come to this school rather then the one I was going to originally go […]

    Aveda Institutes South: Beauty Schools That Care

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute South Florida is always looking for new ways to give back. An example is the upcoming fashion show in which all proceeds are given to breast cancer. Aveda is also sponsoring a job fair this coming Monday to help those in search of employment and to branch out and get […]

    Retro Styles That are New and In Again

    Some styles from the past were “totally awesome”, but they’ve stayed in the past. Many styles, though, are coming back with a new modern twist. For example, the first style that is coming back is the winged eyeliner. This look is seen on many style icons such as Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe. All you […]

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month at AVEDA Institutes Florida

    The thing I like about Aveda is the fact that they give back to the community. One example of that being, in the month of October Aveda does several things to raise money for breast cancer. The first being they allow students to wear pink to show their support for a small donation of five […]

    My Experience At AVEDA

    When one thinks of cosmetology or beauty school, the first thought might be “this will be a ‘breeze’, after all, what could be so difficult in learning about hair, skin and nails.” Well, I must say, nearing the end of my first phase at Aveda, I have mustered an even greater respect for this profession. […]

    A World Class Institute

    I love being a student at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute! This school is dedicated to making the world a better, more beautiful place, which is something I am very grateful to be a part of. Aveda is the “greenest” school on the planet, as well as a supporter of charities such as breast cancer […]

    What Sets AVEDA Apart From Other Beauty Schools

    I absolutely love our mission here at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes, and how we strive to make our world of beauty environmentally safe. The professional manor of Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes is definitely recognizable. The little steps we take as future Aveda hair dressers is quite remarkable. Some of what I’ve benefited from […]

    Giving Aveda your ALL

    So first off, I love my Spa Intro instructor Ms. Cathy.. She is AMAZING & provides us with a lot of knowledge about everything from our products to what we’re going to run into when we graduate and I’m so grateful to have her as my teacher!!! Going to Aveda has helped me to get […]

    My Decision to Attend Aveda Beauty Schools at 46

    I am 46 years old and I am a single mom. My youngest is 18 and about to graduate from high school this year. I have always wanted to have my own career. A friend of mine was attending Aveda for cosmetology and told me that I should look into it . Once I took […]

    Elemental Nature Massage

    Being a student at Aveda has really made me enjoy making my clients happy after a massage. I love the fact that with just my touch I can change someone’s whole day or even life. When my clients come in from after a hard day at work or even just trying to take a break […]

    Aveda is Changing My Life

    In April 2012, I won the Catwalk for water Scholarship competition at which time I decided to give up my five year career in the field of elementary education. I feel proud to say that I have absolutely no regrets. As an individual with creative passion and a love for beauty and fashion, I have […]

    My Favorite Thing About AVEDA Beauty Schools

    My favorite thing about Aveda thus far are most definitely the model days. I cannot begin to fully explain how exciting it is to learn a technique, practice it in the classroom, and then see the full effect on a real person. So far I have had the best models I could ever ask for, […]

    AVEDA Hair and Skin Products We Love

    I am currently in the second phase, or A1, at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee after a 30 year career in healthcare as a nurse. The knowledge I’ve gained about Aveda products and the process in which they are harvested makes me feel so proud to be part of this company. I have used […]

    Aveda Beauty Schools – A Place Where I Belong

    I always dreamed of becoming a stylist. Ever since I was a child and used to play with everyone’s hair and would apply makeup on myself whenever I was bored, I knew that this was my calling. I saw myself traveling all over the world making people beautiful. This deep desire to become a successful […]

    About AVEDA Beauty School Educators

    I attend the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute here in Tallahassee and its my best experience ever. I would have to say its all because of the Experienced Educators! I’ve been through many different educators since I’ve started in the Intro Phase and all the way up until my A-2 phase which is where I […]

    Two Student’s Journey With AVEDA

    I started at the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Orlando at the end of June. I have learned a lot in just the past few months, and our group only just now got out of the Intro phase. Marisol teaches the Intro phase and she is a fantastic teacher and very thorough. We have covered […]

    Our 60/60 Skin Care Event Has Been Extended

    As of now until the end of September Aveda is holding what we call a 60/60 event. This entails a free sixty minute massage with the purchase of sixty dollars worth of skin care products. This offer is amazing because all of the Aveda skin care lines make your skin feel and look naturally beautiful. […]

    Nail Services At Florida Aveda Institutes

    Blog post by: Anna Moore At the Aveda institute Tallahassee, we offer amazing nail services! We offer three different pedicures, including a spa pedicure that includes a relaxing seaweed mask and warm towels! I personally have experienced the spa pedicure and was pleasantly surprised by how many quality products were used and how amazing they […]

    Skin Care Services at AVEDA Institutes South

    Blog post by: April Pardocchi At Aveda, facials are much more that just working on your face. It’s a whole body experience. With any issues or concerns with you skin, Aveda has a treatment for you. If you have acneic skin Outer Peace is for you. With a cooling soothing treatment your skin will feel […]

    New Aveda Florida Cosmetology Student

    Blog post by Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute South Florida student: Reilly Connelly I am so grateful to be a new student at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute South Florida! When I moved to Florida from California/Oregon in late June, this school was my first choice. During my tour, I fell in love with the […]

    The Massage Program at Aveda Institutes Beauty Schools

    Blog post by Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes South student: Susan Holt Being almost a graduate student here at Aveda, I would have to say I picked the right career and school. The spa program is amazing. I’ve learned more than I did in my nursing program. Starting from the basics to where I am […]

    Customer Appreciation Event August 2nd

    Blog post by: Nicole Didry When working customer appreciation events, I always offer a wide range of product knowledge education modules, as well as complimentary services & lessons. Once I met a guest who desperately wanted to learn how to properly apply make-up. She did not consistently wear products, and she wanted to learn how […]

    Confidence Built By AVEDA Institute South Florida

    Starting something new can be a very challenging and tedious thing. When I first started school at Aveda in June of last year, I was not only excited, but very nervous at the same time. Learning everything in intro was probably one of the toughest and most frustrating things I’ve ever done because I kept […]

    Aveda Institute IS life changing…

    Being in my mid 30s I never felt like I knew what I wanted to do with my life. Then I made the decision to go to Aveda, and by far the smartest & best decision I have ever made. Being surrounded by sickness & death in a doctors’ office for almost 5 years was […]

    Summer Hair Style Tips From a Beauty School Student

    Beauty School Blog: Hey Ladies! Living in this Florida humidity means frizz, especially for us girls that have curly hair! An easy way to get rid of frizz and maintain that sexy beach wave is by using Aveda’s Be Curly system. So many ladies say they don’t have time to do their hair but, here’s […]

    Dads Deserve Pampering Too!

    Beauty School Blog: Just because he’s Dad does not mean that he does not deserve, need, and/or secretly desire to be pampered! So instead of going for that handy dandy power tool to add to the collection that he hardly touches in the garage– why not relieve some stress and make him feel amazing for […]

    Saucy Summer Styles

    Beauty School Blog: Yes, it’s already that time of year again! Time to pull out your favorite candy colored polishes, juicy lip glosses, and just down right indulgent moisturizers. Caring for your hair is just as important as keeping your skin hydrated during these steamy summer days, and AVEDA has just the perfect combination to […]

    Beauty School Favorite Style to Do for a Guest

    Beauty School Blog: I’m a fan of updos. I feel that they can completely change the whole overall look of each individual person. I used to always have an up-do done on myself. Its like a reflection of myself to show others – whether it be funky or classic or messy. I feel that they […]

    AVEDA Gift Ideas For Father’s Day

    Beauty School Blog: Who doesn’t like getting pampered? Although it might seem hard to figure out what to get your father for fathers day, it can be something simple as socks. But a hair cut or new every day products for him to use can be even better. They may not admit it but they […]

    Cosmetology School

    Beauty School Blog: When searching for the best Cosmetology school there are many important factors to consider. One of the first things to keep in mind is cost. No matter how great a school seems, it probably isn’t right for you if you have no way to pay for it. Also, where is the school […]

    Aveda Beauty Schools Raising Money For Earth Month

    As you know April is Earth Month and Aveda is raising month to provide clean water to a village in India – among other organizations. In this village young girls must walk 7 miles to retrieve water, and even then it’s not clean, healthy, great tasting water. Here at the Orlando Institute we will be […]

    AVEDA South Florida Raises Money for Earth Month

    Beauty School Blog: At Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute South Florida, we are raising money for Earth Month. We are doing this by selling home made foods or drinks to our fellow students, instructors, or our guests. Raising money for Earth Month at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute fits the Aveda culture because at Aveda, […]

    Earth Month With AVEDA Florida

    Blog post by Cosmetology / Beauty School Student: Kirstyn K The world of Aveda is extremely extraordinary. Aveda is always striving to make the world a better place, from raising money for earth month, to making typically organic products in recyclable containers. At Aveda we make it our mission to be environmentally aware, and I […]

    Why It’s Important for AVEDA to be Environmentally Aware

    Blog post by Cosmetology student / Beauty School student: Antonella Ludwig “Our mission at AVEDA is to care for the world…”. So begins the Aveda mission statement. The core of the Aveda way of life is to set positive examples of taking care of our environment. The mission statement goes on to specify that this […]

    It’s Earth Month, What Can We Do to Save the Planet?

    Blog post by beauty school Fla / cosmetology Fla student: Melody Blackthorne All this month Aveda is celebrating Earth Month with student fundraisers, a fashion show, and other programs to raise awareness about what we can do to take care of our Mother Earth. I wanted to take a moment to remind everyone of the […]

    What Makes Aveda beauty schools Fl Unique?

    Blog post by beauty school Fla student: Dahra Saccardo I’ve had some experience at other schools and there are several things that put Aveda a cut above the rest: Aveda has a dedication to environmental responsibility and good use of the planet’s resources; they keep their products clean and free of animal testing; they have […]

    Ombre Highlights Are Back In Style

    Blog post by Beauty School Fla student: JoAnna Wallace The Ombre Highlight is a ‘grown out’ highlight look that features a gradual lightening of the hair toward the ends of the hair. The style can be combined with any number of colors, from the more traditional brown to blonde to red head ombres and primary […]

    What Sets AVEDA Beauty Schools Fl Apart?

    Blog by beauty school fl / cosmetology fl student: Karina Diaz Leadership, respect for others and the world we live in, and unity. These are just some of the words that come to mind that sets Aveda above any brand and beauty schools out there. At Aveda we work together as one to reach the […]

    Get Familiar With AVEDA Beauty Schools Fl

    Blog post by beauty school fl student: Schatzi Carlisle Not familiar with Aveda? Well, don’t feel too bad because I didn’t know what the Aveda movement was until I toured the institute several months ago. While on a journey in the attempt to locate the perfect beauty school; it seemed to be almost impossible. Most […]

    New Aveda Color Line

    Blog post by Beauty School Fl St. Pete Cosmetology student: Melody Blackthorne Today I had the special opportunity to be a color model for the new Aveda color line. I am more than happy with the results I received! That’s one of the great things about being a student at the Aveda Arts & Sciences […]

    Cosmetology Career Advice

    Cosmetology Fla blog post by Sarah Johnson Thinking of choosing a cosmetology career choice? Awesome, great career choice you get to make people feel better about themselves and live the life only dreams are made of, well, at least my dreams…but lets get real – cosmetology is a great career choice. The awesome energy in […]

    Questions When First Deciding to Attend a Beauty School

    Blog post by Orlando Cosmetology student Ana Goncalves When I decided to drastically change career paths at the age of 34, from the corporate world, to the world of beauty, I needed to make sure that I chose a school that would start me off with the best reputation possible. I Googled cosmetology schools and […]

    The Aveda Institute: A Cosmetology School Apart

    Blog post by Jacksonville Cosmetology student: JoAnna Wallace In previous blog posts I’ve already spoken about how cosmetology school was a split second decision for me. How something that I’d joked about five years ago suddenly became a reality, despite being in the beginning of a successful career in a completely unrelated industry. When I […]

    Hair Tips On Fringe

    Blog by Cosmetology Jacksonville, Fl student: JoAnna Wallace So many guests I meet have no idea what to do with their fringe; whether it’s supposed to short and sideswept or a more subtle curtain of hair still long enough to tuck out of the way behind the wearer’s ear. Oftentimes, the culprit is an unfortunately […]

    My Cosmetology Goals at AVEDA

    Blog post by Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Jacksonville cosmetology student: Jessica Lang I’ve always set big goals and standards for myself throughout my life, and going to school at the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute is no exception. I also like to set difficult yet realistic goals for the new year, to test myself […]

    Favorite Hot Celebrity Haircut of 2011

    Blog post by cosmetology student: Sara Maples Year 2011 was a year of some pretty awesome hair, but I think my favorite was Emma Watson’s pixie cut. It was a bold move on her part to chop it all off since everyone knows her for being a little nerdy wizard in Harry Potter. When she […]

    Graduating My Beauty School in 2012

    Blog post by Cosmetology student: Andre Newsome A happy new year would not be possible unless I have some goals. Both my academics and the way I professionally handle myself will give me a more successful chance in reaching one of my goal here at Aveda, which is completing my cosmetology training. I have also […]

    Celebrity Hair – Rooney Mara’s New Cut

    Blog post from cosmetology school students: Rene Safi, Natalie Strother, Kristina Dumenigo, Stephanie Newman, Leah Breaux, Ashleigh Dean We absolutely love Rooney Mara’s new cut and style for the new movie “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo“. Not only is it a drastic, dramatic change from ultra feminine and mainstream to edgy, daring, expressive and androgynous. […]

    Beauty is Inside as Well as Outward

    Blog post by Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Jacksonville student: Brielle Roorda I was a student in Intro during the first open house/customer appreciation event back in the fall. My job was simple: to walk around and assist guests with making appointments and directing them to the mini services we were offering that day. A […]

    Buy $100 in Gift Cards & Get a Bonus $20 Gift Card

    Need a last minute gift idea that everyone is sure to LOVE? Take a cue from the Ruiz family who all received Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Florida gift cards. Purchase $100 in gift cards and get a BONUS $20 gift card – PLUS A FREE travel Size AVEDA Hand Relief! Blog post by Aveda […]

    Looking for a Beauty School in Tallahassee?

    Blog by Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee Student: Anton Dorsey An advantage of attending the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Tallahassee beauty school is there are Aveda salons in this area that I may be able to gain employment in after I graduate. This area has an abundance of college students that I have […]

    Last Minute Gift Ideas From AVEDA Institutes Florida

    This holiday season, there are a multitude of gifts to be given and received. Holiday shoppers are in luck, thanks to Aveda and the amazing gift sets available for purchase. My favorite set to give (and receive!) is the Smooth Infusion box set. With full-size bottles of shampoo, conditioner, and prep/style products, it’s the perfect […]

    AVEDA Gift Sets for This Holiday Season

    It’s that time again! The Christmas Holiday is back, and of course AVEDA has the best gift sets for each of you. I would personally recommend any one of the holiday gift sets that meet each guests needs for the holiday season! There are several different gift sets, so I’m sure there is the perfect […]

    Hands On Experience AVEDA Institute Tallahassee

    Blog by: Sarah Mathena About the 7th week of intro I got invited to do a fashion show at Tallahassee Community College. I was shocked! Me and 6 other girls went. When we showed up it was a very small fashion show and we were only allowed to do a “professional look”. I was hoping […]

    My Cosmetology Goals While Attending AVEDA

    I hope my AVEDA school will help me achieve my dream of becoming a cosmetologist. I want to learn the best way and proper technique on how to be a cosmetologist. Ever since I was little, growing up in my mothers salon, I knew I had the hair dresser in me. I finally decided for […]

    The Best of The Best: AVEDA Tallahassee

    I choose the AVEDA Cosmetology School Tallahassee because my boyfriend is in the Navy and stationed in Pensacola, FL. Tallahassee was the closest AVEDA to Pensacola. I could have chosen a different cosmetology school, but I wanted to learn from the best, and get the best education for myself. Therefore I choose AVEDA Tallahassee. The […]

    What Sets AVEDA Apart from the Rest?

    At AVEDA schools our goal is to make our guests feel beautiful. AVEDA is very focused on wellness. We start our services with a very thorough consultation. We make sure we know exactly what our guest wants and needs before we start their service. Our Stress Relieving Rituals are one of the things that set […]

    Thanks to the Educators at AVEDA School

    The reason AVEDA beauty school programs are the leading programs they are today is because the educators and their teachings are top notch. At AVEDA they give you the best education that you can get; from cuts to style to color and more. They not only teach you the fundamentals of hair they also teach […]

    My Favorite Class is Our Color Classes

    The unique color system at AVEDA allows us to custom make any desired effect, it gets our creative talents flowing and offers an entertaining diversity to a normal school setting. The AVEDA color lines are designed to target our individual guests specific needs. Because our colors and tones are mixed separately we have a huge […]

    A Calming Massage School Technique

    My favorite massage technique is the Blue Handshake. This technique really helps calm down any type of person and it also calms down people who dont really like to be touched which helps me out. A lot of people have a problem with me touching their shoulders because you either rub too hard or too […]

    Looking Chic in the Fall

    Fall is probably my favorite season. The air is crisp and fresh which inspires me to spend more of my time outside. This season also inspires me to be fresh and chic with a new fall look. Here are some of the ways I plan to keep it Fresh this Fall: 1. Keep your hair […]

    Fall Fashion Tips 2011

    Fall Fashion runways featured a variable of trends from tribal prints, rich colors such as burgundy and teal, and the return of the camel coat. Unlike past seasons of pant suits and tailored outfits, 60’s couture inspired details and ladylike silhouettes have made their way onto runways. A statement coat is a must on street […]

    Passionate about Massage School

    When I first took my tour of the AVEDA cosmetology schools, I knew it was right for me; the staff and the students made me feel welcome and I knew I would be comfortable. The instructors are very educated in the material they teach. Due to them having a great knowledge of the material they […]

    Motherhood Doesn’t Mean Sacrificing Beauty

    Being a mom is a hard job. Between taking care of your kids, working and maintaining your household being “style-conscious” is the last thing you want to worry about. Don’t Stress! I’m here to let you in on a few style secrets from the AVEDA cosmetology school to give you ‘fresh from the salon’ hair […]

    The Best Beauty School Tool: Round Brush

    There are several different sizes the round brush comes in, which gives you the ability to produce a variety of looks with one tool. The round brush is also made in several different ways and has several different bristles to choose from. You can create a soft subtle wave as well as a tight bouncy […]

    The Best Massage School in Florida

    My favorite technique is the back massage. So many clients suffer from back pain. I enjoy knowing that after a massage from me that they feel relaxed, stress free, or even healed by me. I love the reactions that I get either from massage or facials. . . and even waxing. It is an incredible […]

    Best Beauty School Practices: Twelve Points of Difference

    The AVEDA school’s “Twelve Points of Difference”–a set of best beauty school practices and etiquette– help you break the ice easily with a salon guest. A friendly smile, a warm welcome, and a refreshing cup of tea or water make the journey from reception to chair a smooth one. But how can you extend that […]

    Beauty School Q&A

    1.) What makes your Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes Florida location special? I feel that the people and the education are what make it so special. The educators take the time to connect with each individual student getting to know their strengths and where they need that little extra push. At the Jacksonville beauty school […]

    Hottest Hairstyles of Summer 2011

    This summer is scorching hot and so are the trends! 2011 has been blessed with some awesome hair styles to keep us at our best all summer long. This year, braids are making a huge comeback. The classic French braid is making an unexpected reappearance as ladies make their way to the beaches and volleyball […]

    How Massage Can Benefit an Athlete’s Performance

    Athletes are powerhouses. They run, throw, slide, fall, bruise, and bleed. While performing their chosen sport, they experience a lot of strain, pull, and stress on their muscles. This is apparent when they limp off the football or baseball field due to a pulled hamstring, or require assistance off of the tennis court due to […]

    The 5 Hottest Hairstyles for Summer

    What are the 5 hottest hairstyles for the summer of 2011, you ask? There are so many hairstyles that look good but what looks amazing? What is in? Let’s pick the top 5 styles that are eye catching, easy to maintain, and fun & flirty for this hot summer. The first hairstyle would have to […]

    Have No Fear, Sun Care is Here!

    Going to the beach is a favorite summer past time, but if you’re not careful it can be harmful to your hair. In order to keep your hair in tip-top shape follow these easy steps. First, before going in the sun, spritz your hair with Sun Care Protective Hair Veil and reapply as needed throughout […]

    Safe and Fun in the Summer Sun

    A must-have for this summer is definitely the AVEDA Sun Care line. The AVEDA Sun Care Hair and Body Cleanser is great for all of you who love to hit the beach or take dips in the pool. The Hair and Body Cleanser gently removes chlorine, salt, and product build-up while maintaining moisture balance. And […]

    Miami Summer Accessory Trends

    No matter where you are reading this post from, I am certain that the climate in your area has reached sweltering highs! One thing is for sure: it is never too hot to accessories with all your summer favorites. Here are a few of the ones that we love: 1.) Aviator Sunglasses These are not […]

    Tips from the AVEDA Salon

    What type of hair style would you suggest for a job interview? A job interview can be stressful at times. You definitely should choose a hairstyle you feel comfortable in. A clean and slick look will give you plenty of confidence without shocking your future employer. What products would you suggest for damaged hair? Damaged […]

    Haircare Questions Answered

    What type of hairstyle would you suggest for a job interview? The best hairstyle for a job interview should look neat, conservative and presentable. I wouldn’t suggest one that cover up your face. It’s best to choose a hairstyle that would keep you from playing with it if you get anxious or nervous. Also, if […]

    An Esthetician’s Choice of Aveda Products

    I have 5 favorite Aveda products that work for oily and blemish prone skin to keep the skin clear and radiant. Once I started using these products myself, my family and friends noticed how smooth and healthy my skin looked! I have recommended them to clients and friends that now love them too! First, to […]

    Aveda Chakra Balancing Massage

    The Aveda Chakra Balancing massage eases muscle tension, soothe the mind and helps to bring balance to the Chakra system. The difference between a regular Aveda massage and the Chakra massage is during a Chakra¬†massage it is time to “zone in.” By “zoning in” on the body and focusing on the Chakra¬†system, the guest will […]

    Aveda Florida Massage School

    There is much to be said about the Aveda Massage Experience. I came to Aveda because I have always wanted to learn the art and science of massage therapy. I am half way through the 9 month program, and have complete confidence that upon graduating I will be technically, theoretically and mentally prepared to be […]

    What Makes You Passionate About Hairstyling?

    As an artist, hair is my medium and life is my canvas. It is what I love to do. The love for creating beautiful hair is my passion. This is more then something to gaze at and move on, but a piece of art to influence lives everyday. I can change a plain haircut into […]

    Why You Should Attend Massage School

    An industry that is experiencing a lot of growth and interest is massage therapy. This therapeutic service is sought by and used by many different people and businesses. A lot of corporations hire massage therapists in order to provide relaxation techniques and stress management services to their employees. Also, many people seek personal treatment for […]

    Jacksonville Beauty School Opens

    JACKSONVILLE, FL (January 23, 2011) — Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute announced today that it plans to open a salon in Jacksonville, FL, expanding its reach throughout the Sunshine State with its fifth Education Center in the state of Florida. The Jacksonville center will offer a Cosmetology / Beauty Training Program, consisting of classes in […]

    There’s Beauty School… and there’s AVEDA

    When I made the decision to go to Beauty School, I wanted to make sure I chose the best possible school, so I could get the best possible education. This process included visiting a plethora of trade schools, institutes, and cosmetology schools in the South Florida area. The first school I visited was in a […]