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  • Alisha Kemp Named 2021 Student Hairstylist of the Year

    Each year, our Aveda Institutes select one deserving student to participate in a photoshoot with award-winning photographer Keith Bryce that is entered into the North American Hairstyling Awards for Student Hairstylist of the Year. In 2020 one of our Aveda Institute Columbus students, Dottie...

  • NAHA 2021 Submissions Open!

    The North American Hairstyling Awards is the most prestigious professional beauty competition in North America, and honors the salon industry’s top artists – who push the boundaries of skill and creativity. This year there will be 14 categories of excellence, which we will be...

  • 10 Reasons Beauty School Might Be For You

    • Cosmetology

    Once you have secured a cosmetology license, the possibilities are endless. The beauty industry has an abundance of different career paths you can venture down. If you are wanting to dive into this industry, there are some essential characteristics you should have in order to kill it in this...

  • Create a Killer Beauty Instagram Account with these Tips

    • Cosmetology

    Instagram is a place for your creativity and brand to flourish. It’s also a great social media platform to use to gain clients. Are you ready to stake your claim as an influencer on Instagram? Check out these tips to get started. Create Your Brand Take some time and determine what you...

  • Top Ten Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid

    There are many ingredients in cosmetics that can cause harm to your skin and even your health. Some harmful ingredients could even cause cancer, hormonal imbalances (endocrine disruptors), and respiratory issues, to name a few. As of August of 2020, the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act does not...

  • Tips to Keep Your Curly Hair Bouncy and Frizz Free

    Keep your curly hair healthy, bouncy, and frizz free year round!  While there are many types of natural curl pattern hair, there are a number of tips that are helpful for all! Don’t wash your hair too often, condition and deep condition often, set your curls at the right time, know...

  • The Right Way to Rock Red Hair

    Redheads have more fun. That’s right… the cat is out of the bag. Whether you are a natural redhead or by choice, make sure you rock that red. If you are a redhead by choice, the professionals at Aveda Institutes can help you pick the best shade of red tones for your eye color and...

  • Skin Tone and Hair Color: What You Need to Know

    Picking the right hair color for your skin tone is a tricky business. Not everyone can pull off those platinum blonde locks. Unless you are rocking those vibrant rainbow colors (which you should try at least once), having colored hair should look as if it came naturally.  The rule of thumb...

  • Top Skills that make a Great Esthetician

    • Esthetics

    Esthetics is a growing career field that you can use to show off your creativity and communication skills. What are the top skills that make for the most successful Estheticians? Problem Solving Clients will want you to be able to help and recommend ways to enhance or fix their...

  • Guide to Esthetics

    • Esthetics

    Have you been debating on a career in Esthetics? Do you enjoy working with people, healing others, and educating on healthy skin care techniques?  Esthiology is the cosmetic practice of caring for one’s skin. Included are facials, makeup, skin treatment, and hair removal. As well as...

  • What it’s Like at Beauty School

    • Cosmetology

    So you have decided to make the jump and follow your dreams in beauty, creativity, and helping others feel confident and beautiful? Get ready to express your creativity with an award-winning cosmetology program at Aveda Institutes. What can be expected when you attend beauty school?  At...

  • NAHA 2022 Participants Announced!

    • Cosmetology

    The North American Hairstyling Awards is the most prestigious professional beauty competition in North America, and honors the salon industry’s top artists – who push the boundaries of skill and creativity. This year there will be 14 categories of excellence, of which we will be...

  • $2,500 Minerva Beauty Scholarship

    Minerva Beauty is proud to assist up-and-coming stylists with $2,500 beauty school scholarships to help cover tuition, fees and supplies. This year we partnered with Canvas ME to bring this opportunity to all of you! Anyone looking to enter a stable, rewarding field should consider...

  • Virtual Earth Jam Recap

    • Cosmetology

    On June 15th the Nurtur Aveda Institutes community came together ro celebrate the talents and hard work of our students through our Virtual Earth Jam show. Students from all five of our institutes created looks to compete to represent their institute for a Grand Prize of a $2,000...

  • Beauty Trends: Summer 2021

    Summer is underway, so get ready to show off what you got!  Sun-kissed faces, dewy skin, matte eyes, brushed-up brows, and graphic & colorful eyeliner are all the rage this summer in makeup. From bold eyeshadow colors to barely there makeup, it’s all trending! For hair? Ditch...

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