Des Moines Student Salon + Spa


Aveda is an industry trendsetter in the arts of hair styling and coloring, makeup, skincare and spa services. We are a professional brand of plant-based products. Our widely recognized Aveda network is currently comprised of over 6,500 professional hair salons and spas in 20 countries worldwide.

The Aveda Institute Des Moines is a great place for you to explore and experiment with the latest trends in skincare and hair artistry, design and techniques. Services are provided by future professionals under the direct supervision of licensed educators. Enjoy soothing services at relaxed prices.


Please understand that since we are an educational facility, the following apply:

  • Services will take longer than at a salon. Our students are learning and want to make sure you receive your desired result.
  • Only guests having services are allowed on our clinic floor (including children).
  • We will do our best to accommodate guests arriving late for their services. If a guest is more than 15 minutes late, the service may need to be rescheduled.

Child Policy

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.


*All prices and services subject to change.


Your satisfaction is our goal! If you’re not happy with your service, please contact us within 72 hours to schedule another appointment.

All services are performed by students under the direct supervision of licensed educators


Hair & Style

All haircuts include a guest consultation with a stress relieving experience, mini facial, shampoo, blow dry and makeup touch up. Tiered prices based on approximate service times and experience of student.

Blowout Membership

(4 blowouts/mo)

Haircut & Style $18+
Shampoo & Style $11+
Shampoo & Protective Style $25+
Upstyle / Special Occasion $32+

(trial included


Product + Service Packages

Save by combining your favorite services with select Aveda products!


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.

Conditioning Masque

(with a hair Service)

Curl / Flat Iron

(with a hair Service)

Customized Hair Treatment

(with a hair Service)

Shine Treatment

(with a hair Service)

Color Cleansing

(with a hair Service)


(with a hair Service)


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.

Permanent Wave (short/medium) $64
Permanent Wave (long) $74+
Specialty Perm Wrap $75+
Relaxer (short/medium) $45+
Relaxer (long) $64+
Relaxer Retouch (1/2" new growth or less) $44+

Aveda's Full Spectrum Color

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.

All Over Color (short/medium) $52+
All Over Color (long) $57+
All Over Color & Simple Highlight $77+
All Over Color & Partial Highlight $87+
All Over Color & Full Highlight $96+
Color Retouch (1/2 new growth or less) $42+
Lighten & Tone (short/medium)

blonding from scalp to ends

Lighten & Tone (long)

blonding from scalp to ends

Corrective Color upon consultation
Simple Highlight (short/medium) $38+
Simple Highlight (long) $42+
Partial Highlight (short/medium) $50+
Partial Highlight (long) $53+
Full Highlight (short/medium) $59+
Full Highlight (long) $64+
Balayage (short/medium) $85+
Balayage (long) $90+

Aveda Facial Treatments

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 Memberships

Receive two 60 min Customized Aveda Facials per month

Customized Aveda Facial (30 minutes) $25
Customized Aveda Facial (60 minutes) $35
Customized Aveda Facial (90 minutes) $45
Botanical Skin Resurfacing (60 minutes) $40
Botanical Skin Resurfacing (90 minutes) $50
Dual Exfoliation Facial (60 minutes) $45
Dual Exfoliation Facial (90 minutes) $65

Facial Add-Ons

Perfecting Plant Peel (with a facial) $10
Plant Stem Cell Serum (with a facial) $10
Eye Treatment (with a facial) $10
Lip Treatment (with a facial) $10
Hand Treatment (with a facial) $10

Essential Back Treatment (60 minutes) $45

Waxing Membership

unlimited waxing

Lip $6
Chin $6
Cheek $6
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
Foot $8
Hand $8

Makeup Application $15
Makeup Lesson $20
Bridal / Special Occasion Makeup $28

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