Jul 14th 2016 | By rachel

Here at the Aveda Institute Portland we wear all black. You might imagine a somber environment but it is quite the opposite. Our students manage to use their everyday black as a unique canvas for their self expression. In order to capture the creativity we have been stopping students who show up dressed to kill to find out how they make Aveda dress code their own!

First up is salon life student Rachel, who caught our eye with her soft and...

Jul 14th 2016 | By rachel
Aveda Beautifying Products Summer Skin Aveda Institute Portland

Summer is upon us and that means one thing- our skin is more thirsty then ever! Harsh summer sun can take a toll on our soft skin. But alas, you can have silky soft skin all summer long, thanks to an Aveda favorite, Beautifying Body Moisturizer! And now when you buy any one product ($25 or more) you can purchase this beloved moisturizer for only $15!!! We sat down with Esthiology and Nail instructor Beatrice Van to find out what makes this stuff so...

May 11th 2016 | By rachel

What is Beacon?

Beacon is a national contest put to together by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) to inspire cosmetology students to prepare for their careers outside of beauty...

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    Friday, July 15, 2016 - 5:30pm
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    Friday, July 15, 2016 - 5:28pm
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  • My facial was ok. However I felt pressured by the instructor to buy products. . I did buy something but had to exchange it as I bought the wrong...
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  • My experience yesterday was okay; I've definitely had better pedicures here. The student was sweet, asked all the questions she was supposed to, but...
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  • The student responded quickly when I arrived. The haircut was great and done very quickly. The eyebrow waxing was done quickly and well. I've had...
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 8:16pm
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    Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 8:49am
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    Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 7:59am
  • Probably the best haircut I've had there. Ben did a very good job. First time I've gotten the head massage and it was wonderful!
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 7:52am
  • Autumn was an amazing Estetician! she was very friendly and had a good amount of pressure when I received a facial from her the other day. My face...
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  • Nicole is one of Aveda's best students!
    Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 9:20am
  • Stylist was super personable and nice. Technique was not up to par. Shampoo was a light touch and did not feel thorough. I asked for lots of...
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  • A charming gal, India, provided a relaxing exfoliating facial and organic peel. She will be a great addition to any salon in the future.
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  • Never have had a bad experience there considering I am alumni they all know me quite well.
    Monday, July 11, 2016 - 5:55am
  • Rachel Jones is superb!
    Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 2:28pm
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    Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 11:27am
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