Why Our School

Learn about our culture at Aveda both globally and locally here at Aveda Institute Portland. From our curriculum to creativity, find out what it means to be part of the Aveda community.


Experience Aveda.




Aveda Mission

We live the Aveda mission with cruelty-free products that are ethically and sustainably sourced, produced with 100% wind power and packaged using 100% post-consumer recycled materials. 

Worldwide Network with 63 institutes and over 6000 salons across 6 different contents and a team of trendsetters on the Aveda Global Artistic Team.

Aveda Education

Aveda Certified Educators continuously hone their skills by attending advanced education and certification in order to bring consistent and relevant education to you. 

Customizable Color Line allows students to develop a deeper understanding of color theory as the Aveda color line is fully customizable. 



Hone Your Craft


Exclusive Technical Videos are available to students* via their iPad during & after lecture, allowing a you to continually refine your craft at any time.

*Restrictions Apply. Ask for details.

Channel your creativity at our annual student showcase fashion show and in a professional photoshoot.



Make a difference right at home in your own community.

Give Back

Earth Month fundraising for local nonprofit organizations in our community, Aveda Institute Portland has raised over $200,000. 

Cuts for Kids gives kids that extra boost of confidence on their first day back to school with free haircuts for kids K-12.


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