Cincinnati Student Salon

The Aveda Fredric’s Institute Cincinnati provides student salon services done by supervised students participating in the best cosmetology education program available. Your patronage supports them as they work toward a career in the beauty industry. Best of all, you can get great quality services at an affordable price. Take a look at the service menu and book your appointment today!

Services are offered to women, men and children age 12 and older, guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Each child under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult who is not receiving a service. 
Students are not permitted to perform services on any type of extensions.


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Hair & Style

Guest consultation and stress relieving rituals are included with each hair service including: shoulder & neck massage*, mini facial, makeup touch up.
*stress relieving hand massage for color services in place of shoulder/neck massage

Blowout Membership (4 blowouts/month) $40/mo
Haircut & Style $18
Shampoo & Style $11
Upstyle | Special Occasion $32
Bridal (trial included) $45

Hair Spa

Tap the wisdom of Ayurveda (the ancient healing art of India) and combine the power of touch with aroma-therapeutic essential oils to create a healthy scalp–the foundation for beautiful hair. Customized treatments meet your personal needs– giving strands intense moisture or repair–restoring balance to the ecosystem of your scalp and hair.


Masque (with a hair service) $5
Thermal (with a hair service) $10
Customized Hair Treatment (with a hair service) $15
Shine Treatment (with a hair service) $15
Color Cleansing (with a hair service) $40
Pre-Colorization (with a hair service) $20
Roller Set (with a hair service) $15

Chemical Texture

Create your style, with or without curl, add body, fullness, support, and shape. Aveda Permanent Waves or straightening, using nature’s technology, reduce the need for harsh chemicals, while locking in shine and condition. Texture services include; relaxing shampoo, mini facial, thermal finish, hand and arm massage, and makeup touch up.
*An additional product charge of $10 per application may be applied, considering the length and thickness of hair.

Permanent Wave (Short/Medium) $44
Permanent Wave (Long) $54
Specialty Perm Wrap upon consultation
Relaxer (Short/Medium) $44
Relaxer (Long) $54
Relaxer Retouch (1/2″ new growth or less) $34

Experience the difference with Aveda’s naturally derived hair color using the energy of plants to create and maintain the shine, luster and condition of the hair. Color services include; relaxing shampoo, mini facial, blow-dry finish, hand and arm massage, and makeup touch up. A sensitivity patch test is required. Please see below for patch test information.

All Over Color (Short / Medium) $42
All Over Color (Long) $47
All Over Color & Simple Highlight $67
All Over Color & Partial Highlight $77
All Over Color & Full Highlight $86
Color Retouch (1/2″ new growth or less) $32
Light & Tone (Short/Medium)

blonding from scalp to ends

upon consultation
Light & Tone (Long)

blonding from scalp to ends

upon consultation
Lighten & Tone Retouch (1/2″ new growth or less) upon consultation
Men’s Natural Grey Blending $20
Corrective Color upon consultation
Simple Highlight (Short / Medium) $28
Simple Highlight (Long) $32
Partial Highlight (Short / Medium) $40
Partial Highlight (Long) $43
Full Highlight (Short / Medium) $49
Full Highlight (Long) $54
Shine Treatment

Add additional shine to natural or color treated hair

Balayage upon consultation

Our goal is to provide corrective or restorative treatments to bring your skin back into balance using a nurturing high-touch approach with the art and science of Aveda’s high-tech targeted plant technology. Your experience will include a consultation to determine skin care needs, aroma sensory journey, hot towels on the face and feet, hand/foot massage, and makeup finishing touch along with personalized product recommendations.

Facial Membership (Receive two 60 min Customized Aveda facials per month) $30/mo
Customized Aveda Facial (30 Minutes) $25
Customized Aveda Facial (60 Minutes) $35
Customized Aveda Facial (90 Minutes) $45
Botanical Skin Resurfacing Facial (60 Minutes) $40
Botanical Skin Resurfacing Facial (90 Minutes) $50
Dual Exfoliation Facial (60 Minutes) $45
Dual Exfoliation Facial (90 Minutes) $65


Perfecting Plant Peel (with a facial) $10
Restorative Eye Treatment (with a facial) $10
Renewing Lip Treatment (with a facial) $10
Exfoliating Hand Treatment (with a facial) $10


Bridal Makeup Application (trial included) $28
Makeup Application $15
Eyelash Enhancement (artificial eyelash strip application) $10

Essential Back Treatment (60 Minutes) $45
Aroma Body Treatment (60 Minutes) $65
Relaxation Body Massage (60 Minutes)

*Please note this service is provided by Esthetic students and is not a deep tissue massage and is not intended to relieve pain. Not for pregnant women.


Revitalize your hands and feet using natural products and therapeutic techniques from Aveda. Nail services include an aroma sensory experience, light neck massage and your choice of polish.

Gel Manicure

Includes removal of previous Aveda Fredric’s Institute shellac application

Spa Manicure

This customized treatment is based on the needs of your hands and includes maintenance of the nails, exfoliation, masque therapy, massage and the soothing use of hot stones.

Spa Pedicure

This customized treatment is based on the needs of your feet and includes maintenance of the nails, exfoliation, masque therapy, massage and the soothing use of hot stones.

Polish Change

This 15 minute service includes light nail shaping and application of polish.


Hair Removal services are performed using Sugar or Plant Wax, both natural choices for hair removal.

Lip $6
Chin $6
Cheek $8
Eyebrow $10
Bikini Line $20
Brazilian $25
Back $30
Chest $15
Underarm $10
Half Arm $18
Full Arm $20
Half Leg $20
Full Leg $35

  • Generally, the rule is four to eight weeks. On average, most do a full color every six weeks. Always consult a licensed Cosmetologist if in doubt. 

  • Generally, the rule is four to eight weeks. On average, most do a full color every six weeks. Always consult a licensed Cosmetologist if in doubt.

  • Depending on style, every two to four weeks. Definitely not less than once a month.

  • Depending on the length, type of hair, and your hair goals, women’s hair should be cut every four to twelve weeks.

  • In a bald fade, the hair will go down to skin level. The technique creates a high-contrast look where the longer hair further up the head gradually fades down until it disappears completely.

  • A blowout is the art of drying hair that after a wash to achieve a smooth and sleek look, style and feel. A Blowout will last 3 to five days depending on hair type.

  • Demi-permanent hair color contains no ammonia and deposits only. It is mixed with a low volume developer to help open the cuticle and lasts up to twenty-four shampoos. 

As a thank you for your loyalty, you can receive points during your experiences to receive discounts on future services. For every 2000 points you receive, you will earn a $20 service voucher and receive double points on all services and retail purchases on your birthday!

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  • Points will print at the bottom of the receipt.

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