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  • Lauren’s Story

    Baton Rouge educator, Lauren Williams, has been working hard to help get a cosmetology training program started at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women. She has coached the inmates to help them prepare for their practical exam, and four inmates passed with flying colors to become licensed instructors. Thanks to Lauren and her passion to […]

    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 […]

    New Orleans June Student Spotlight

    Please join us in congratulating our June Student of the Month, Erin Snow!! Erin is an Esthetician Clinic student. She moved to New Orleans from Little Rock, AR ready for a new start. Erin became a certified yoga instructor in 2012 and works at a studio called Yoga and You anywhere where she likes to […]

    Lafayette June Student Spotlight

    Meghan Youngblood is Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette’s student of the month for June! She is a cosmetology student and is set to graduate September 2017. Meghan is the ideal student! She’s hungry for new information and guests. She is a sweet young lady and professional 24/7. She is always willing to help whenever […]

    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: […]

    Aveda Covington’s June Student Spotlight

    Join us as we celebrate Wyatt Populis as our June Student of the Month! Q: Why Aveda? A: I tried nursing school and it didnt work out and I always wanted to do hair. I chose Aveda because I had an aunt that came here and saw her do hair and it sparked an interest. […]

    Aveda Baton Rouge’s June Student Spotlight

    We’re thrilled to have Ashby Tonore as our June Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge Student of the Month! Q: Why Aveda? A: “I chose AVEDA because I wanted the absolute best education out there.  I love our mission and hope to one day own a salon that shares the same values and morals […]

    Aveda Hammond’s June Student Spotlight

    Join us as we celebrate Lana Guay as our June Student of the Month! Q: Why Aveda? A: “I work at an Aveda salon that I love and knew the education provided would be outstanding. The culture is amazing. I enjoy how they provide hands-on learning experiences with educators who sincerely want to see their students […]

    Atlanta’s June Student Spotlight

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta June Student of the Month:  Simone “Chica” Prevost Why Chica Chose Aveda: Chica knew when she came for her Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Campus tour that Aveda was the school for her.  Aveda’s commitment to natural products and mission to give back to care for the environment spoke […]

    Dallas May Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Kiesheia Warren as our May Student of the Month! “I began the journey to becoming an Esthetician when I was laid off from a county hospital where I was employed for almost 10 years. I realized that even though I devoted almost 10 years of my life to that company, I […]

    Birmingham’s May Student Spotlight

    We’re so excited to spotlight these four amazing students for the month of May! Cosmetology Student Spotlight Shauntese Kirk Shauntese knew from the young age of 5 that she wanted to do hair. Her mother can attest to this because at this age she was always watching her mom do hair and asking questions about […]

    Covington’s May Student Spotlight

    We have nominated Kayln Vallot for our May 2017 student of the month! Kayln has a passion for learning, is consistently professional, and always has a positive attitude. Her upbeat, kind spirit and big heart is infections. Her guests, classmates, and educators are drawn to her good energy, plus she can do some amazing hair. […]

    Lafayette’s May Student Spotlight

    Amainte Godeaux is our student of the month for May! She is an esthiology student set to graduate from Aveda July 2017. She is a resident of Acadiana and graduated high school from Acadiana High. She has attended USL and SLCC before coming to Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette. She loves to run, box, […]

    New Orleans May Student Spotlight

    Join us as we celebrate our May Student of the Month, Brittany Neal! Brittany is currently a masters student and graduated from Lake Area High School.  Brittany chose Aveda because she liked the environment and vibe when she came to visit the school on her tour. She really likes that fact that students get hands-on […]

    Hammond’s May Student Spotlight

    Join us as we celebrate Pam as our May Student of the Month! Q: Why Aveda? A: Because of the natural products and outstanding reputation! Q: What’s been your best experience at Aveda? A: Meeting so many awesome people and having amazing instructors! Q: Where did you go to high school? A: Walker High School […]

    Atlanta May Student Spotlight

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta Student of the Month:  Danielle Davis   Why Danielle Chose Aveda: Danielle was inspired to pursue her education with Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute because the mission and values of the brand align with her wish to utilize vegan and organic products which are not tested on animals.  Danielle […]

    Baton Rouge May Student Spotlight

    We are privileged to have our May Student of the Month be Debra Hull! Debra embodies the AVEDA culture and inspires everyone that she meets.  Debra was a 2017 Beacon winner and will be headed to Las Vegas to attend the event for her accomplishment. Q: Why AVEDA? A: “I chose AVEDA because of its […]

    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. 💕 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—moisturizes, plumps and smooths the appearance of fine lines. Provides full […]

    Aveda Houston Student Spotlight

    We’re so proud to spotlight both of these amazing students for dedication, passion, and talent! Meet Leila, our March Student of the Month! Leila is a thriving member of our Esthetics Program and will be graduating with our May 2017 class! She is always the first to lend a helping hand with her classmates and […]

    Aveda Birmingham’s Student Spotlight

    Meet Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham’s April Students of the Month! Letty Marin Cosmetology Student Letty always knew she wanted to attend Cosmetology school but she wasn’t sure what school. A good friend of hers graduated from Aveda Birmingham in the esthetician program and recommend Letty begin her journey here. Since she enrolled she […]

    Covington’s April Student Spotlight

    We’ve nominated Kristen Nelson for our April 2017 student of the month! Kristen is a student that is consistently a Day Maker.  She goes above and beyond to give her guests the best experience while at Aveda. She always volunteers her time for events held at the Institute and outside of school.  She was a […]

    New Orleans April Student of the Month

    Please join us in congratulating our April Student of the Month, Sandra Pineda! Sandra was nominated for her dedication and love of the esthetician program. She is always networking for new guest and educating her guests on homecare. She loves her guests and fellow students and she is always very helpful. Sandra’s favorite service is […]

    Hammond’s April Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Chelsea as our April Student of the Month! Why Aveda? “I chose Aveda because of the well known reputation of the company and schools. The mission to use natural products and practices while giving back to the communities that provide them is something that I can fell comfortable standing behind.” What’s […]

    Baton Rouge April Student Spotlight

    Regina Walker is our April Student of the Month! Why Aveda? “I chose Aveda because they chose me… just being a part of an institution that cared as much about my education as me.” Favorite product? “Smooth Infusion prep and styling creme. Whether the hair is straight, curly, wavy or natural, it straightens hair and […]

    Lafayette April Student Spotlight

    Abi St. Romain was chosen as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette’s April Student of the month! She is currently a master student and will be graduating from Aveda July 2017. She is a high school graduate from St. Martinville Senior High and now resides in Baton Rouge. Her hobbies include: makeup application services, singing […]

    Atlanta’s April Student Spotlight

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta Student of the Month: Jamella “Milky” Copeland Why Jamella Chose Aveda: “I believe Aveda chose me. I came into a new space in life and Aveda fits everything that I was needing in order to practice healthy living including wellness and balancing my life. I want people to know […]

    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’s most promising cosmetology students with education and opportunities to network with the industry’s highest profile salon owners, professionals and stylists during PBA Beauty Week, held each […]

    Hammond’s March Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Breanna as our March Student of the Month! Breanna has always wanted to be an Esthetician, it’s her dream! She has also loved the Aveda brand and what we stand for. So far what she likes most about being at AVEDA is her class. She said she comes to school excited […]

    Baton Rouge March Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Sorel Colina as our March Student of the Month! Why did you choose Aveda? “I chose to attend Aveda because I love the mission that Aveda stands for, helping those in need.  I also see myself achieving my dream here.  I have always loved beauty and especially helping others feel great […]

    Aveda Dallas March Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Sholandra and Raquel as our March Students of the Month! SHALONDRA LOVE-CAMPBELL Cosmetology Student “My interest in Cosmetology stems from having a Mother being in the field. She is a licensed Barber, Cosmetologist, and Instructor. The professionalism and relationship that she’s shown to her business and clients have definitely played a […]

    Lafayette’s March Student Spotlight

    Gretchen Duplantis is our Student of the Month for March! Gretchen is a master student and will be graduating from Aveda in June of 2017! Gretchen graduated high school from Vanderbilt Catholic High School in Houma, Lousiana. She was on the dance team for three years and captain her senior year. Sweet little Gretchen always […]

    Atlanta March Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating our March Student of the Month, Megan Wright! Why Aveda?  Megan chose Aveda because of the strong reputation and the Institute stood out to her most from other schools. The ingredients of the products and the appreciation and love given to every single client are other reasons Megan chose Aveda. Why […]

    Washington DC February Student Spotlight

    Please join us in celebrating our February 2017 Student of the Month, Hannah Pryor! Why did you choose Aveda? “I’ve always loved Aveda products and culture, but it was the atmosphere that really made me choose in the end. I loved how I felt when I walked in the front doors for my tour, it […]

    Birmingham’s February Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Paige Graham and Madison Tidwell as our February Students of the Month! Paige Graham Esthiology Student Paige has always been interested in skin Esthetics. She has three children and wanted to wait until they were passed their prime years to pursue her dream in the field. She knew right away when […]

    Nashville’s February Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Kinsey Ferrell and Kaylea Killion as our February Students of the Month! Kinsey Ferrell (left) Cosmetology Student Kinsey shows outstanding character and is consistently professional on a daily basis.  She sets the bar on customer service and rapport, her upbeat personality is a constant light for those around her, and she […]

    Dallas February Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Spencer and Alexsa as our February Students of the Month! Spencer Pursell Cosmetology Student of the Month “My journey to Aveda felt more like serendipity. Makeup found me when I was fourteen and I started doing makeup on my friend’s mother who had breast cancer. Seeing how her smile got bigger […]

    Covington February Student Spotlight

    We’ve nominated Jacob “Jayk” Adams for our February student of the month! Jayk has always maintained a high percentage in attendance even when the floods happened in August and he lost everything he had.  When a student was hysterical because she dropped her ring in the parking lot, Jayk walked in and had found the […]

    Hammond February Student Spotlight

    We’re so excited to celebrate Alexis Martin as our February Student of the Month! Why Aveda? Alexis chose Aveda because she felt that Aveda had so much to offer and she felt such a warm welcome to our environment. Best experience at Aveda so far. Alexis’s favorite experience so far has been branching out onto […]

    Aveda Baton Rouge February Student Spotlight

    Our February Student of the month is Olivia Pourciau! Olivia embodies the Aveda mission and mentors everyone that she comes into contact with. “I chose Aveda because of its outstanding reputation as well as their all-natural products.  Control Force is my favorite Aveda product because I love hairspray. Once I graduate from Aveda I plan […]

    Austin’s February Student Spotlight

    Austin is excited to recognize Anna Guedry as our February Student of the Month. Each day, Anna strives to be the best and is always willing to lend a helping hand to her peers. Her great energy is easily recognizable and we look forward to watching Anna continue to grow and flourish in the beauty […]

    Atlanta’s February Student Spotlight

    We’re proud to celebrate Serriah Johnson as our February Student of the Month! Why chosen? Serriah was chosen as February Student of the Month by numerous educators and was selected for her diligent attention to the “Aveda way” of customer service and exemplary guest care.  Serriah consistently models all points of the service cycle and […]

    Aveda Lafayette’s February Student Spotlight

    We’re so excited to celebrate Mayme Brown as our February student of the month! Mayme is one of our spa students and will graduate from Aveda in April 2017. She attended Notre Dame High School in Crowley, LA. She played college volleyball at University of Louisiana Lafayette. She was also on the track and field […]

    Houston’s February Student Spotlight

    We’re so excited to celebrate Dustin Dillard as our February Student of the Month! Dustin just finished Intro and has left a big impression on his educators, classmates and models. He is eager to learn and perfect his craft. When he watches demonstrations, you can see his wheels spinning. He is not afraid to tackle […]

    New Orleans February Student Spotlight

    We are so excited to announce our February student of the month is Cody Miller! Cody Miller is a graduate of Mt. Carmel Academy. She is currently working at Aveda Salon Keith Noonan where she will continue her career when she graduates. Cody was selected as student of the month because of her positive attitude, […]

    Covington’s January Student Spotlight

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Covington is excited to celebrate MaryAnn Bruno as our January Student of the Month! MaryAnn is kindhearted, gracious, compassionate, and thoughtful. She gives effortlessly from her heart and is always willing to help a fellow student in need. MaryAnn chose Aveda because she had been getting her hair and nails […]

    Atlanta’s January Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Guadalupe Carrillo as our January Student of the Month! Why Lupe was chosen as our Student of the Month? Lupe is known for her friendly nature, positive energy, and her always beautiful hair and makeup.  Lupe is a great role model for all students in that she takes all situations and […]

    Hammond’s January Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Judy Cobb as our January Student of the Month! Judy Cobb is our January student of the month… here’s what she had to say about AVEDA: “Aveda…just the name evokes quality, professionalism and knowledge. Aveda products, unlike others, keep evolving, improving and have withstood the test of time. In a competitive […]

    Houston’s January Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Stephanie McGee as our January Student of the Month! Stephanie is originally from Michigan and graduated from Jackson High School. She chose Aveda because while she was researching cosmetology schools, she fell in love with Aveda’s Mission. She then set up an interview, took a tour, and started the enrollment process […]

    Baton Rouge’s January Student Spotlight

    Please join us in congratulating Raegan Williams as our January Student of the Month! Reagan lives every day with passion and intention. We are so honored to have Reagan as part of the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge. Reagan embraces the AVEDA culture and sets a great example of Love and Education with […]

    Lafayette’s January Student Spotlight

    Join us in congratulating Rebekah Langlinais as our January Student of the Month! Rebekah Langlinais is our student of the month for January! She is a Cosmetology student set to graduate February 2017. She graduated high school from Assembly Christian in 2006 and college from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2014. She did hair […]

    Hammond’s December Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Abby as our December Student of the Month! Abby is a hard worker who always does her best and never gives up! She is helpful and kind to all of her classmates and educators. We love how respectful she is to her peers too! She has excellent attendance and is always […]

    New Orleans’ December Student Spotlight

    Please join us in Congratulating our December Student of the Month, Shawanda Berry! Shawanda Berry is part of our Clinic Esthetician Class. She will be completing the program in February. She has a 98% attendance rate and has one of the highest averages in her class for both Homecare and Service. Shawanda is celebrated for […]

    Aveda Nashville December Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Meghrig Bedrossian and Ashley Potts as our December students of the month! Meghrig Bedrossian Esthiology Student Meg is an excellent Esthiology student both academically and practically. Her guests love her thorough services and her attention to detail.  She is both professional and personable with guests and fellow classmates. In addition to […]

    Aveda Baton Rouge’s December Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Kelli Chauvin as our December Student of the Month! Why did you choose Aveda? “I chose to pursue my passion at AVEDA because I knew it would be the most beneficial for me.  I live by our mission and strongly believe in giving back to our community and making this world […]

    Aveda Lafayette’s December Student of the Month

    Shelby was chosen as our student of the month for December! Shelby graduated high school from Church Point High. She was valedictorian of her graduating class and also on the cheer squad. Shelby won the 2016 Catwalk for Water full paid scholarship from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute! She will be graduating in June 2017 […]

    Aveda Covington’s December Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Baylynn Johnston as our December Student of the Month! Baylynn is always willing to help her educators and fellow classmates, and has a great attitude! Not only does Baylynn do well with her studies, she also maintains a 102% in attendance. She was a model for her aunt who attended the […]

    Aveda Houston’s December Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Lissette Martinez as our December Student of the Month! Lissette was chosen for this accomplishment because she truly embodies what it means to be a team player. If you ask Lissette’s educators and classmates to tell you a little about her, the first thing they say is, “She is always willing […]

    Aveda Austin’s December Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Jason Munguia as our December Student of the Month! Jason Munguia is near graduation and has maintained 100% attendance throughout the program. He is an exemplary student who leads by example and is always willing to lend a hand to his peers, whether is be a favor or shoulder to lean […]

    Atlanta’s December Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Natasha Nieves as our December Student of the Month! Why chosen? Natasha is amazing! Very timely with services and always willing to go the extra mile. Natasha is ready and waiting when her guest arrives and she is always diligent and devoted to providing top of the line customer service.  Natasha […]

    Aveda Hammond November Student Spotlight

    Our student of the month for Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Hammond is Alexis Walker! Alexis is a team player who is always willing to help anyone and everyone; students, educators and guests. She is interactive and participates in class. Alexis has great attendance and excellent grades. We’re also obsessed with her eyebrows! Alexis said […]

    Aveda New Orleans November Student Spotlight

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute New Orlean’s Student of the Month is Cosmetology student, Jordan Hines! Jordan moved to Louisiana from Tulsa, Oklahoma to play college basketball and decided to stay.  Her passion for meeting creative people and the entertainment industry is what brought her to the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute.  When she isn’t […]

    Aveda Dallas November Student Spotlight

    Join us in congratulating our November Student of the Month, Shelby Huff! “After Serving the United States Army I wanted balance and change. I no longer wanted to be the toughest female who carried 150lbs. on her back and couldn’t smile. I wanted change, I wanted a new start at serving others. Two years ago […]

    Lafayette’s November Student Spotlight

    Kelly Babineaux was chosen to be our student of the month for November! Kelly is graduating from our Esthiology program December 2016. She has a very enthusiastic, fun personality and is well known at our institute. She is positive and can bring a smile to everyone’s face. Kelly attended Opelousas High School and graduated in […]

    Baton Rouge November Student Spotlight

    Join us in congratulating Christian Kador as our November Student of the Month! Christian is very dedicated to her career and eager to learn.  The energy she brings to the classroom is outstanding because she loves and represents the AVEDA brand. “What I  value most at AVEDA is the educators and their passion to teach.  […]

    Birmingham October Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating our four October Students of the Month; Cosmetology students, Raina and Jessica, and Esthiology students, Kyle and Taylor. Cosmetology Raina and Jessica were both chosen as our spotlight students for Cosmetology because they are terrific all around. They are both eager to learn and hungry for knowledge. Raina Raina has made […]

    Houston November Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating our November Student of the Month, Kaylee Click! Kaylee Click is currently in Foundations B. She is a very passionate and busy stylist, and has brought in 16+ models during foundations. She does everything from hair-cutting to balayage. She lives in Livingston and drives over an hour each way everyday to […]

    Aveda Austin November Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Greg’ry as our November Student of the Month! Greg’ry is a true leader with a vision to learn and succeed. He is an inspiration among our student body and we are excited to see him flourish as a professional stylist. This video is of him demonstrating Aveda’s new Damage Remedy Split […]

    Aveda Covington November Student Spotlight

    Join us as we celebrate our November Student of the Month, Najadanika “Naja” Simmons! Naja was chosen for many reasons, but the main one is she’s an amazing person inside and out!  Naja has consistently maintained a 100% or above in attendance throughout her schooling.  She studies hard, works hard, and always has a smile […]

    Aveda Austin October Student Spotlight

      Join us in congratulating Hannah-Skye White as our October Student of the Month! Get to know what her passions are outside of school and why she chose Aveda by reading below. “I chose Aveda because the second I walked in I felt at home. I completely agree with the mission to make people feel […]

    Nashville October Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Breanna Barnes as our October Student of the Month. Breanna Barnes exemplifies a model student in various ways. Her bright smile, dedication to superb customer service and determination for excellent technical ability makes Bre an asset to Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville’s team. Bre excels in both hair color and […]

    Hammond October Student Spotlight

    We are so proud to introduce our October Student of the Month, Madeleine Landry! Madeleine joins us from Denham Springs High School. She chose Aveda because she heard it was the best. She likes that we give back to the world around us and that our products are all natural. When asked what she liked […]

    Covington October Student Spotlight

    Join us in celebrating Bonnie Brown as our October Student of the Month! Bonnie demonstrates time and time again the spirit of the school by going above and beyond to help others.  While maintaining 103% attendance, she always volunteers for signature projects and even assists her classmates by helping find models.  Bonnie empowers other students […]

    Lafayette October Student Spotlight

    Our student of the month is our Masters Student Erica Compagno! She will be graduating from Aveda in February of 2017. She is a joy to teach and to be around. You will always see her with a smile on her face and a positive attitude. She is very talented and anyone can tell she […]

    October Dallas Student Spotlight

    We’re excited to recognize Cosmetology student, Leah Barno and Spa Therapy Student, Amanda Rodriguez  as our October Students of the Month! Learn about what inspires and motivates these amazing beauty school students by reading below. Leah Barno What got you started on this journey of beginning cosmetology school? “Doing hair has been a dream of […]

    Baton Rouge’s October Student Spotlight

    Tiffinee Magee is Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge’s October Student of the Month! We are so proud of Tiffinee and all the positive impact she has had on our campus.  Tiffinee embraces and lives the Aveda mission and inspires all those around her. “I love Aveda’s mission of helping to preserve our life […]

    Houston’s October Student Spotlight

    Houston’s Student of the Month for October is Kristin Joslin! Kristin is a Masters student who embodies professional behavior to the T! Kristin consistently stands out with her benchmarks, showing her knowledge and effectiveness of the service cycle.  Kristin actively recruits models when her books aren’t full, always keeping herself busy. Kristin represents Aveda Arts […]

    Hammond Student Spotlight

    We are excited to recognize these amazing students for being nominated as our Students of the Month for August and September! Please join us in congratulating our August Student of the month, Jennifer Gustafson. Jennifer comes from a registered nurse background and she has always been interested in Dermatology and Plastics. She has a great […]

    Baton Rouge September Student Spotlight

    We are excited to congratulate Tiffanie Edwards for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge’s September Student of the Month! Tiffanie has been chosen as the student of the month for Baton Rouge for her overwhelming commitment and investment in her education. Tiffanie works the night shift at a local hospital as a nurse. […]

    Houston’s September Student Spotlight

    Please join us in our celebration of Ashton Little, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Houston’s Student of the Month! Ashton Little is an elite Master Stylist in training. Her attendance has always been above standard, she consistently conveys a professional attitude, and is inspiring to her fellow stylists. Prior to Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute […]

    Covington September Student Spotlight

    We are excited to recognize Alicia Garafola as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Covington’s September Student of the Month! Alicia not only has a 101% attendance average, but also goes above and beyond with her guests and in her education. Alicia arrives at school with a smile on her face and ready to tackle the […]

    Lafayette September Student Spotlight

    For the month of September, we are excited to recognize Ashley Bui for displaying her passion for beauty and #AvedaLove everyday at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette. She is from Breaux Bridge, LA and a graduate of Cecilia High School. She is getting ready to graduate from Aveda on September 17th! On the days […]

    Financial Aid – 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 […]

    Charlotte’s August Student Spotlight

    We’re so excited to recognize Laura Huckins as our August Student of the Month! Laura was chosen due to her excellent work ethic and for setting an example of what Aveda is all about. She is constantly working on improving her abilities whether it’s with a client or on a mannequin. She always shows up […]

    Nashville August Student Spotlight

    We are excited to recognize Riley White as our August Student of the Month! Riley embodies everything it means to be a professional at Aveda. She is so uniquely herself and genuine. Her guests immediately fall in love with her personality and then stay hooked on her exceptional results. She is 100% present every day […]

    Washington DC’s August Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Eyvette for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Washington DC’s August Student of the Month! Eyvette is a true source of the AVEDA mission from the way that she interacts with guests and fellow students. Eyvette has the the ability to draw beauty from the inside out! Coupled with Eyvette’s technical skills in […]

    Austin August Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Diana Leon for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Austin’s August Student of the Month! Get to know Diana better by reading below.   “Being a hairstylist was always a dream of mine. When I graduated in 2005 from Round Lake Senior High School in Illinois, I enrolled into the college of lake […]

    Dallas Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Mackenzie Mcmahon for being our Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Dallas Student of the Month! Mackenzie is a Masters student here at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Dallas and she is by nature,  a Day Maker.  It is not in anything specific Mackenzie does, it is how she shows up; her energy, her […]

    Birmingham’s August Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to both Jessica Li Roqueta and Destiny Fomby for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham’s August Students of the Month! Jessica Li Roqueta and Destiny Fomby were chosen because of their positive attitudes and professional behaviors. They both have exceeded their benchmark and attendance goals this month. Jessica chose Aveda because she loves […]

    Atlanta’s August Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Trevoris Shelley for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta’s August Student of the Month! Trevoris was chosen as Atlanta’s August Student of the Month because he is always on time, dressed professionally, and greets everyone with a warm, friendly smile. Trevoris goes out of his way to help his classmates and has […]

    Lafayette’s August Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Haley Guiberteau for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette’s August Student of the Month! Haley Guiberteau is Aveda’s sweetheart! She is from New Iberia, Louisiana and graduated from Catholic High School in 2014. She went to the University of Louisiana for a year before coming to Aveda. She loves shopping, going to […]

    Houston’s August Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Holy Denslow for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Houston’s August Student of the Month! Holly Denslow is originally from the northern United States. She graduated from Central Michigan University with a bachelors degree in Neurological Research Psychology and an Associates degree from Ferris State University in English Literature.  She has also lived […]

    Baton Rouge August Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Chelsea Ancona for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge’s August Student of the Month! Chelsea was chosen as our student of the month because of her dedication and passion for beauty. She takes pride in being at school and is constantly striving to take on more responsibility to set herself up […]

    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 […]

    Lafayette’s July Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Marion Grant for being selected as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette’s July Student of the Month! Marion Grant was chosen as our July Student of the Month for Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette! He is currently in Salon Concepts and will be graduating February 2017. He is from Rayne, LA and […]

    Nashville’s July Student Spotlight

    We are proud to announce Danielle Dunlap and Kaila Baziuk as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville’s Students of the Month for July. Danielle Dunlap, Cosmetology Student Danielle is a force to be reckoned with and proves to be a role model for everyone around her.  Her greatest strength lies with really listening and acting […]

    Aveda Birmingham’s July Students of the Month

    Congratulations to Shelby Alexander and Amanda Foley for being selected as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham’s July Students of the Month! Shelby Alexander “I chose Aveda because the second I walked through the doors, I felt at home. When they shared their mission statement with me, I felt this was the place for me. […]

    Aveda Atlanta’s July Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Reba Johnson for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta’s July Student of the Month! Reba has quite the “come back” story. Starting the program, she faced some hardships in her personal life that could have derailed her from finishing the program, but she decided that nothing would get in the way of […]

    Austin’s July Beauty Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Taylor Piwower for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Austin’s July Student of the Month! Taylor has grown so much over the past year at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Austin and we are all so proud of the progress she has shown. Outside of school Taylor loves to spend time in Austin, […]

    Camp Aveda at Aveda Institute Lafayette

    Last week, we welcomed new Cosmetology and Esthiology students to Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette during Camp Aveda, our orientation program that introduces new students to the history and wellness of Aveda culture. Check out some pictures from last week’s Camp Aveda and read about some of the experiences of future Aveda graduates. “Camp […]

    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 “only at Aveda experience” by connecting students and partners to the heart of the Aveda brand through beauty, […]

    Hammond June Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Lisa Roberts for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Hammond’s June Student of the Month! Give us a hand in congratulating Lisa Roberts as our June student of the month. Lisa has recently retired from the U.S. Coast Guard after 25 years of Active Duty. After retirement, she was ready to pursue more […]

    Austin June Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Jenna Westlund for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Austin’s June Student of the Month!   Jenna Westlund is approaching graduation and has been a pleasure to educate. She takes pride in all her work and has always approached every learning experience with an open mind. Jenna has maintained 100% attendance and dedication […]

    Nashville June Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Jackie Vanwinkle for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville’s June Student of the Month! Jackie has dominated her transition into a true master student stylist. She has elevated herself and has a passionate spirit for the belief that “learning never ends.” Jackie has devoted additional time out of school to hone her […]

    Dallas June Student Spotlight

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Dallas is excited to feature Xiomara Bermudez and Alexandra McElhannon as our June Beauty School Students of the Month! Xiomara Bermudez       Xiomara’s journey started from a desire to apply eyelash extensions. While researching, she found out she needed to get her license in Esthiology or Cosmetology first. […]

    Lafayette June Student of the Month

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette would like to congratulate Hanna Burgess as the June Student of the Month! Hanna Burgess is a graduate from Rayville High School. She loves watching TV, reading, and playing with her nephews. She is a salon concepts student right now and will be graduating this November. Hanna has a […]

    Houston June Student Spotlight

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Houston is excited to announce Tim LeBlanc as our June Student of the Month! Tim is originally from Lafayette, La and went to the University of Louisiana Lafayette where he studied music education. He taught high school for 15 years when he decided he wanted a career change. Changing careers […]

    Atlanta June Student Spotlight

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta is excited to recognize Uche Agbara as our June Student of the Month! Uche was chosen because she has a wonderful disposition, is always dressed professionally, and has maintained 100% attendance throughout her year at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta. She won First Place in the Beacon Competition […]

    Covington June Student Spotlight

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Covington is excited to recognize Desiree Washam as our June Student of the Month! Desiree comes in everyday with a positive attitude and eager to learn. As one of the educator’s put it, “she has never missed a day of school, she is willing to take on *anything,* she is […]

    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 […]

    Aveda Nashville Alumni Spotlight

    Meredith Harwood graduated from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville and has since been focusing on her growth as a stylist through experience, advanced education opportunities, and learning from other industry leaders. She is a true example of how learning never ends with the support that stands behind the Aveda Family. Read about how Aveda […]

    Alumni from Hammond’s Road to Success

    Molly Dartez, a graduate from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Hammond, has been able to apply her skills and passion for beauty to achieve one of her long time goals of being a Retail Account Manager for Benefit Cosmetics. Below, read about her journey and how her education from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Hammond […]

    Dallas’s May Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Julia Ellis for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Dallas’s May Student of the Month! Since she was in high school Julia started coloring her hair and watching YouTube videos on how to do hair and make-up. This new interest sparked a passion to pursue a career in Cosmetology. When it came time […]

    Esthiology Students Do Inspired Makeup for Photoshoot

    Students at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Hammond applied esthiology concepts and skills to create inspired makeup looks for a photoshoot. Read about the inspiration behind each look and see some of the stunning images below. Stylist: Randi Byers Model: Ashley Martin What inspired the look? “The classic 20’s look, but in a wearable, more […]

    Hammond’s May Student Spotlight

    We would like everyone to join us in congratulating our May student of the month, Olga Johnson. Olga is a graduate from Live Oak High School. She brings a hardworking attitude to everything she does. She accomplishes what is asked of her and more. She has a passion for this industry and for Aveda Products. […]

    Lafayette’s May Student Spotlight

    We are excited to congratulate Kathryn Wallace for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette’s May Student of the Month! Kathryn “KK” Wallace graduated from Opelousas Catholic High and LSU in Fashion Merchandising. She was picked for student of the month because of her hard work and sweet soul! She will be graduating June 18th […]

    Washington DC’s May Student Spotlight

    Antonia’s personal journey through life, love, wellness, and beauty is why she exemplifies Aveda and the love that goes into making our world a more beautiful place. Read about why Antonia was chosen as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Washington’s May Student of the Month. Antonia lives  to serve others with her gifts. From graduating […]

    Nashville’s May Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Adri Hunziker for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville’s May Student of the Month! We are proud to announce Adri Hunziker as our student of the month as she exhibits all of the qualities of a model student! Adri has a positive attitude each and every day, is dedicated to providing the […]

    Baton Rouge May Student Spotlight

    Rondle Hall is our May Student of the month! Rondle embodies the Aveda culture and gives back to everyone around him.  We are so proud and honored to have such an amazing artist as part of the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge family.  Rondle has perfect attendance and stellar academic achievement.  Keep up […]

    New Orleans’ Student Spotlight

    We are excited to recognize Hannah Hubley as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute New Orleans’ May Student of the Month! Hannah is currently in our Salon Concepts phase and works front desk at our partner salon, Paris Parker.  When asked why she chose Aveda, she shared that in order to follow her passion she felt […]

    Atlanta’s May Student Spotlight

    We are excited to recognize Dennika Warren as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta’s May Student of the Month! Dennika grew up in Bermuda, where she used her talent and passion for beauty to give back to her community. Read about her journey below. “My name is Dennika Warren. I’m a 29 year old single […]

    Covington’s May Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Amber Barradell for being recognized as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Covington’s May Student of the Month! Amber was chosen as our student of the month because she is a model student all around.  She has consistently maintained a 100% attendance rate throughout her time with us (last 8 months and graduates on […]

    Houston’s May Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Ashlyn King for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Houston’s May Student of the Month! < Ashlyn King is now in Masters B phase and has been an amazing student since she started in her Intro class. She is a positive influence to those around her and an eager student, always ready to […]

    Austin’s May Student Spotlight

    Congratulations to Florisela Chaparro for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Austin’s May Student of the Month! Florisela Chaparro is Austin’s May Student of the Month for a variety of reasons. From her very first day at Aveda, Flo has approached her school experience with an open mind and open heart. Her attitude spreads motivation […]

    Aveda Atlanta Alumni Spotlight

    James Wilhoit graduated from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta in March, 2016. He will begin his career in the beauty industry as an intern at Van Michael Salons, an internationally-renowned Aveda Concept salon. Get to know James’ future aspirations and learn about some tips on how to get the most out of your beauty school […]

    Dallas Alumni Spotlight

    Jeanne Leblanc graduated from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Dallas. Her creative mind-set and passion for cosmetology has led her to a job at a salon in the Design District in Dallas, where she is able to continue her education and explore the opportunities in the beauty industry. Read about her journey below. What does […]

    Hammond Alumni Spotlight

    Clair Watson graduated from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Hammond in aesthetics. Her passion and Aveda education led her to her current position as a Medical Aesthetician/Laser Technician at a local, cutting-edge Medical Spa. Read about her journey below and get some of her tips to gain a successful career in beauty of your own. […]

    Lafayette Camp Aveda

    Last week, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette was excited to welcome new students to our Cosmetology and Esthiology Programs. The first week of class was an orientation program called Camp Aveda that introduced new students to Aveda’s mission and culture. Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette welcomes the following new students into the Aveda […]

    Hammond’s Student of the Month – April 2016

    The Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Hammond is so excited to announce our April Student of the month, Amber Leonard!!! Amber Leonard is one of our Intro students. No matter what you ask her, she rises to the occasion. She has excelled in all her practical techniques as well as her written exams.  She is […]

    Nashville’s Student of the Month – April 2016

    Congratulations to Dana Campbell for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville’s April Student of the Month! Dana is the “full package”.  She is an excellent student, technically sound, and a retail rockstar!  Dana is very personable with all of her guests and they always feel well taken care of.  She takes time to educate […]

    New Orleans Student of the Month – April 2016

    Congratulations to May Prasittichai for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute New Orleans’ Student of the Month! May is a spa student graduating next month, get to know more about her by reading below! My name is May. I am from Los Angeles, California but originally from Bangkok, Thailand. I lived in Los Angeles for […]

    Students Help Style Wind Charmer Photoshoot

    Students at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham were selected to do hair and makeup for a photoshoot for Wind Charmer Boutique, a local children’s clothing company. Wind Charmer makes vintage inspired dresses to help young girls feel special and confident. Students created a natural look with hair and Aveda makeup to reflect the innocence […]

    Washington DC’s Student of the Month – April 2016

    Congratulations to Maddison Roof for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Washington’s April Student of the Month! Maddison Roof is our student of the month because of her constant initiative to be the best esthetician she can be. She constantly receives amazing feedback from her guest. She’s always helpful to her peers and educators. Her […]

    Austin’s Student of the Month – April 2016

    Congratulations to Melissa for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Austin’s April Student of the Month! Melissa has perfect attendance in Concepts. She loves doing hair because she loves making people feel better about themselves, while allowing her to be creative and give them the results they want. She is a joy to have in […]

    Birmingham’s Student of the Month – April 2016

    Congratulations to Abbie Dean for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham’s April Student of the Month! Abbie Dean was chosen as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes Birmingham’s student of the  month due to her exceptional work ethic and dedication to the industry and Aveda culture. This shines through with her amazing retail average of […]

    Dallas’s Student of the Month – April 2016

    We are excited to congratulate Rebecca Hebert and Makaela DeLaura as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Dallas’s April Students of the month! Get to know them better by reading below. Rebecca Hebert   Our Esthiology Student of the Month is Rebecca Hebert! Rebecca’s passion started back in high school when all her friends told her […]

    Houston’s Student of the Month – April 2016

    Congratulations to Jonathan Williams for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Houston’s April student of the month! Get to know Johnathan better by reading below. Jonathan Williams is such a fantastic student.  He is a massage therapist with his own practice and decided to place massage on hold while he attended the Aveda institute Houston’s […]

    Atlanta Students Chosen as Ambassadors for Milady

    Two of our Intro Students, Jasmine Nelson and Melanie Redmond, have been selected to participate in the national Student Ambassador program by Milady! “The Beauty Operative Research Program was established to help us at Milady understand your life and the challenges and successes you encounter as you attend beauty and wellness classes. Our hope is […]

    Baton Rouge Student of the Month – April 2016

    Sadairea August is our Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge Student of the Month for April! Sadairea embraces the culture of Aveda and gives back to society in so many ways.  When her class needed help finding models, Sadairea reached out to a local Women’s shelter and brought five amazing women in for services.  […]

    Lafayette’s Student of the Month – April 2016

    Congratulations to Brooke Sonnier for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette’s April Student of the Month! Get to know Brooke better by reading below. Why Aveda? “Aveda has an excellent reputation and is a globally successful company. After my interview I had such a good feeling about the institute, the choice was obvious!”   […]

    Birmingham Student of the Month – March 2016

    Congratulations to Aisha Lee for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham’s March Student of the Month! Aisha  was selected to be our cosmetology student of the month because of her outstanding attendance and above standard salon performance.  She comes from Montgomery, Alabama and graduated from Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School in 2013 where she was […]

    Aveda Hammond Alumni Spotlight

    Katie Chamel graduated from Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Hammond and is currently following her dreams in the beauty industry. Read about her journey through her esthiology career and get some of her tips on how to have a successful career of your own. What Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute did you graduate from? The […]

    Covington’s Student of the Month – March 2016

    Congratulations to Masters Student, Abby Ledoux for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Covington‘s March Student of the Month! Abby has worked hard to build quite the clientele. Not only has Abby’s guest count grown, but so have her benchmarks, due to her impeccable customer service. Abby is best known for her contagious smile and […]

    Hammond’s Student of the Month – March 2016

    Please join us in Congratulating Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Hammond’s March student of the Month, Tabatha Collins!! Tabatha is part of our 100% attendance club. She is top of her class in both retail average and service average. She is extremely efficient which is why she was handpicked to help us keep all guest […]

    Charlotte’s Student of the Month – March 2016

    Congratulations to Cosmetology student, Rain Lucas, for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Charlotte‘s March Student of the Month! We asked Rain some questions about herself, read below!   Q:  Tell me a little about yourself, what’s your story? A:  My name is Rain Lucas, and I am from a small town in Ohio called […]

    Washington DC’s Student of the Month – March 2016

    Congratulations to Carlos Coarles for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Washington DC’s March Student of the Month! Carlos Coarles is an exceptional student. He’s a natural leader and dedicated learner. Carlos also has a great rapport with his clients. Congratulations Carlos!

    Atlanta’s Student of the Month – March 2016

    Congratulations to Niajah Bennets for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta’s March Student of the Month! Through out Niajah’s career as a student, she has dedicated lots of time to her love for cosmetology. Ever since she was very young she has made many creations with special effects makeup and did the stage makeup […]

    Houston’s Student of the Month – March 2016

      Congratulations to Jordan Dickson for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Houston’s March Student of the Month! Jordan Dickson is a very dependable student with a great skill level. Jordan is currently in Foundations B and takes her education very seriously by actively bringing in models to build her books.  Jordan also helped raise […]

    Nashville’s Student of the Month – March 2016

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville is excited to congratulate Rachael Clark as the March Student of the Month! Rachael Clark is an Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Rockstar! During Rachael’s time at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville, she has developed into a true Master Student. Rachael embodies natural talent and always strives to […]

    Baton Rouge’s Student of the Month – March 2016

    Congratulations to Masters Student Shelby Campbell for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge’s March Student of the Month! There are so many reasons why Shelby is our March student of the month.  Shelby is a great team builder and is the first to volunteer with any support she can give.  Shelby’s performance shines […]

    Dallas Student of the Month – March 2016

    Congratulation to Amanda Shambeck for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Dallas’s March Student of the Month! Amanda had always wanted to do hair ever since she was in high school but went to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology right after she graduated. She worked in her field for 3 years and was in […]

    Lafayette’s Student of the Month – March 2016

    We would like to congratulate Matthew Nelson on being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette’s March Student of the Month! We asked Matthew a few questions about the start of his journey in the beauty industry. Read below! Why Aveda? “It is the top school to get real time experience on actual clients plus a […]

    Austin’s Student of the Month – March 2016

    Congratulations to Drysten Carroll-Pearson for being our March Student of the Month! Drysten Carroll-Pearson has great numbers; 50% pre-booking, $23.33 retail per service ticket, and $33.67 service per service ticket! She always makes everyone laugh and is always willing to help out. Drysten is a joy to have around!

    Hammond’s Student of the Month – February 2016

    Please join us in Congratulating our February Student of the Month, Gabrielle Hawkins! Gabrielle attended Fountainebleau High School. She is our quiet little helper. She is always there to help anyone and is very attentive to her guest. She loves doing facials, which shows as she has the highest pre-booking percentage in her class. Her […]

    Aveda Institute Nashville’s February Student of the Month

    Congratulations to Kathleen G. for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville’s February Student of the Month! Kathleen’s positive attitude, enthusiasm for her craft, and genuine personality brightens up not only her guest’s day, but also her educator’s and peer’s.  Her dedication to improve shows how successful she will be in her career and she […]

    Aveda Institute Birmingham’s February Student of the Month

    We are excited to recognize Cosmetology student, Paige Price, and Esthiology student, Sarah Estes as our February Students of the month! Paige Price Paige was selected to be our cosmetology student of the month because of her outstanding attendance and above standard salon performance.  She comes from Wetumpka, Alabama and graduated from Holtville High School […]

    Dallas February Students of the Month

    We would like to recognize two students as our February Students of the Month! Congratulations to Cosmetology student, Ruby Lopez and Esthiology student, Samantha Strohm! Ruby Lopez Ruby has wanted to be in the Beauty Industry since High School. She has always loved helping people, loved seeing their faces light up with satisfaction after she […]

    Aveda Institute Austin’s February Student of the Month

    We are excited to congratulate Nicolette Traylor as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Austin’s February Student of the month! Nicolette Traylor is extremely talented and anything she touches turns into perfection! She is a mother of two beautiful children and a wonderful loving wife. She drives a hour and a half every day to school […]

    Aveda Institute Houston’s February Student of the Month

    We are excited to congratulate Amanda “Mia” Cordero for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Houston’s February Student of the Month! She is so funny we could barely get through the interview! Mia is an amazing student who helps everyone she can, including the staff, educators and fellow students. She just moved into salon concepts […]

    Aveda Institute Baton Rouge Welcomes New Students

    Last week, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge welcomed 26 new students to the February class start. Students came from all over including high school graduates from St. Amant High School, Amite High School, Denham Springs High School, East Ascension High School, and Tara High School. Director, Jarret Marshall is excited for the new […]

    Aveda Institute Lafayette’s February Student of the Month

    We would like to recognize Antonia Patin as Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette’s February Student of the month! Antonia answered  few questions about herself and why she loves Aveda. Read below! Why Aveda? “Aveda has a strong belief of giving back and allows under privileged countries to be a part of our mission statement. […]

    Aveda Institute Birmingham Welcomes New Students

    Last week, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Birmingham welcomed 24 new students to the Cosmetology program and 17 new students to the Esthiology program. Director, Angela Leigh is excited for the new students to embark on their new journey towards a successful and exciting career in the beauty industry. Most students are high school graduates […]

    Aveda Institute Lafayette Welcomes New Students

    Last week, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Lafayette welcomed 23 new students to the February class start. Students came from all over including some high school graduates from Lafayette High School, Crowley High School, Salem High School and Rayne High School. Director, Delanna Menard is excited for the new students to embark on their new […]

    Aveda Institute New Orleans Welcomes New Students

    Last week, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute New Orleans welcomed 23 new students to the February class start. The class is made up of various high school graduates from schools such as Dominican High School, West Jefferson High School, Northshore High School, Fountain Bleau High School, John Curtis High School, East St. John High School, […]

    AI Baton Rouge’s February Student of the Month

    Join us in congratulating Colten Nugent for being Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge’s February Student of the Month!! Colten inspires everyone around him and has shown stellar performance with guest education and interaction. Colten’s love of Aveda is apparent in everything he does and he is well on his way to becoming a […]

    Aveda Institute Houston Welcomes New Students

    Last week, Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Houston welcomed 69 new students to the February class start. Some of the students are high school graduates from Kingwood Park High School, Woodlands High School, Magnolia High School, Cy-Ranch High School, Cy-Fair High School, Livingston High School, Conroe High School, and Willis High School. Director, Beth Halter […]

    Aveda Institute Hammond’s January Student of the Month

    We are so happy to present our January student of the month, Ashley Moore!!! Ashley is a graduate from Oak Forest Academy. Ashley always goes above and beyond with helping others with any task. She has not missed one day of school since she started the program in August. She is at the top of […]

    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 […]

    Aveda Institute Covington’s January Student of the Month

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Covington would like to recognize Caitlin McGee as January’s Student of the Month! Congratulations Caitlin! Caitlin shows up everyday with a high standard for her professional image. The team at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Covington brainstormed on nominees that embodied the Aveda mission, and that of a rock star […]

    Aveda Institute Austin’s January Student of the Month

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Austin’s January student of the month is Bethany Solonika! Austin’s Student of the Month is Bethany Solonika! Bethany has the most amazing attitude and spirit and is always supportive and loving to her class. Her technical skills are on par with an experienced Esthetician and she is a natural in […]

    Aveda Institute Atlanta’s January Student of the Month

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Atlanta’s January Student of the Month is Cade Burnham! Cade graduated from Dodge County High School and earned a certificate in Criminal Justice before joining the Cosmetology program at Aveda. His favorite products are the Air Control because it provides light, flexible hold and the Shampure Candle because of the […]

    Aveda Institute Houston’s January Student of the Month

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Houston would like to recognize Veronica Vanderpool as the January Student of the Month! Houston’s student of the month is Masters B student Veronica Vanderpool. She is an exceptionally talented student who always looks professional, always shows up and always does amazing work with a positive attitute. She has always […]

    Baton Rouge’s January Student of the Month

    Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Baton Rouge would like to recognize Rustee Averette for being the student of the month for January! Rustee’s passion for the beauty industry shines through every day in her hard work. Rustee lives the Aveda mission with a professional and kind attitude. She has perfect attendance, is a natural leader, […]

    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 […]

    Aveda Institute Nashville’s January Student of the Month

    We would like to recognize Esthiology Student Sam Hagen for the month of January as student of the month! Sam Hagen Congratulations Sam! Sam’s talent and passion for esthiology has shown through in all of her hard work at Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Nashville. Sam had 100% attendance in December, 37.01% pre-booking, and received […]

    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 […]

    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 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 […]

    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 […]

    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’s 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 […]

    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 […]

    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!  

    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’s own personal philosophy mirrored that of the […]

    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. […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    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 […]