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Great Stories Start at Aveda Institutes

Savina N. Woods

Owner/Creator, Porcelain Doll Beauty

Charlotte, NC

I started Porcelain Dolls Beauty, which is a custom wig line. I have my own hair extension line as well, but my brand mostly focuses on women with hair loss issues, like alopecia, hair loss from chemo, and things of that nature.

Chloe Steverson

Stylist, Nurtur Salon + Spa

Columbus, OH

I didn’t even tour any other schools.  I knew that I wanted to go to Aveda because I believed in the products and what the company stood for.

Natasha Perkins

Salon Development Partner at Aveda

Indianapolis, IN

I’ve always wanted to be a hairstylist.

Sunny Sutton

Esthetics Team Lead at Aveda Institute

Columbus, OH

I've always loved makeup. I grew up doing makeup on myself and my friends and thought "I'm gonna go be a makeup artist." Instead I ended up finding what is a truer passion.

Dottie Green

NAHA 2020 Student Hairstylist of the Year

Columbus, OH

I came in for a tour & immediately was greeted. It felt like home immediately. It was the best decision I could have made for my career.

Katie Hammonds

Education Manager at Aveda Fredric's Institute

Indianapolis, IN

Working on movie sets are moments that I’ll never forget.

Sam Williams

Educator at Aveda Fredric's Institute

Indianapolis, IN

Seeing how the instructors interacted with the students & wanted them to succeed inspired me to want to be that person.

Jake Ivins

Educator, Aveda Institute Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

Any opportunity I have to make someone else feel good, you know, my cup overflows. I just love helping people just to feel and look their best.

ESTHETICS PROGRAM

600-750 hours | 21-26 weeks

The Aveda Institutes also offer an Esthetics Program. Aveda Institute’s Esthetics Program teaches skin care, body care, waxing & makeup with an emphasis on high-touch techniques using high-tech delivery during spa clinic treatments. Upon completion, you will be ready to take the licensing exam.

ADVANCED ESTHETICIAN PROGRAM

150 hours | 4 weeks

Graduates in good standing from the Aveda Institute Esthiology program are eligible to participate in the Advanced Esthetician Program. The Advanced Program consists of both advanced training and hands-on experience. Advanced students work closely with the Director of Education and the Institute’s licensed instructors. The understanding and application of rules and laws governing cosmetology in your state are the foundation of both the theory and practice components of the program.

ESTHETICIAN INSTRUCTOR PROGRAM

500-1000 hours | 13-25 weeks

Learn the fundamentals of instruction methods to develop both theoretical and clinical classroom environments. The curriculum includes course outline and development, Indiana Laws & Rules, lesson planning, teaching techniques and aids, administration, record keeping, administering and grading both theoretical and practical examinations and technical skills assist teaching in both the classroom and clinic service areas under the supervision of a licensed instructor. Upon completion, you will be eligible to take the State licensing exam.

We're excited to announce the 2022 Brilliant Future Scholarship Contest. This is an opportunity for graduating 2022 high school seniors starting our cosmetology program in June, July, or August to be awarded a scholarship toward their education!

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How to Learn About Skincare

Skincare is important for everyone. The best way to learn about skincare is to study esthiology. Depending on consistent attendance, you could become a licensed esthetician in 26 scheduled weeks to complete the 750 hour Advanced Esthetics program at Aveda Institute. Esthiology is the cosmetic...

What Does it Take to Become an Esthetician

Being a licensed esthetician is a rewarding career for those that love to work with people, heal others, and educate their clients on healthy skin care techniques. What does it take to become an esthetician though? Some of the top skills that make for a great esthetician are problem solving,...

The Difference Between Esthetic and Aesthetic

Estheticians and Aestheticians are both licensed skin care specialists. The words get interchanged so often, it’s fairly common that the terms are interchangeable. However, the technical difference is important to know.  Estheticians focus on the cosmetic practice of caring for...

Brilliant Future Scholarship

We're excited to announce our annual Brilliant Future Scholarship. This is an opportunity for 2022 graduating high school seniors who start in our July or August 2022 classes to be awarded a scholarship toward their education! GUIDELINES AND RULES To qualify for the Brilliant...

Free Download: Salon & Spa Business Plan Template

Mission Statement Immediate purpose of your salon & spa business and goals within the next year. Executive Statement Include goals, value proposition and divide your statement into sections of opportunity, financial expectations, and intentions. Customer Analysis  Identify the...

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