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Daniel Holzberger

Salon Owner, Award-Winning Stylist, Van Michael Salon

Atlanta, GA

At this point, I have worked editorial, I’ve done hair shows, I’ve done education for Aveda for years and years and years. I’ve worked behind the chair, I’ve owned salons , I’ve owned barber shops, I own a scissor company, I’ve even worked for Aveda in a warehouse. If you go into cosmetology your options are limitless, they really are.

Cindy Maxwell

Clinic Floor Team Lead at Aveda Institute

Columbus, OH

You only get one chance to go around in this world. Be happy & do what you love!

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Corporate Education Team Lead at Nurtur Aveda Institutes

Cincinnati, OH

When I decided I was going to attend the Aveda Institute, I walked in and immediately found my people... and I found my family!

Toni Robinson

Educator at Aveda Institute

Chapel Hill, NC

If you enjoy your work then it doesn’t matter how many hours you put into it.

Levi Gragg

Senior Stylist, Nurtur Salon + Spa

Columbus, OH

It was one of the first times I thought, oh my god this is a career that I haven’t thought about that opens up a lot of doors for me.

Patrice Castleman

Esthetics Educator at Aveda Institute

Columbus, OH

I like to talk a lot & meet new people. Teaching has always come naturally.

Jake Ivins

Cosmetology Educator at Aveda Institute

Chapel Hill, NC

It’s about the students & watching them grow. That’s where my satisfaction & fulfillment comes from.

Aubrey Cole

Marketing Team Lead at Nurtur Aveda Institutes

Loveland, OH

When I toured the Aveda Institute I felt this energy in my soul that said this is the environment I want to be in.

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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Virtual Earth Jam 2022 Recap and Winner Announced!

In 2004, the Nurtur Aveda Institutes put on an annual fashion benefit as a vehicle for our students to show off their talents and passion in a themed event that raised money for local charities. In 2021, Earth Jam evolved into a virtual event to continue to offer a unique...

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 June, July or August 2022 classes to be awarded a scholarship toward their education! GUIDELINES AND RULES To qualify for the Brilliant...

Virtual Earth Jam

WHAT IS VIRTUAL EARTH JAM? Starting in 2004, the Nurtur Aveda Institutes put on an annual fashion benefit as a vehicle for our students to show off their talents and passion in a themed event that raised money for local charities. In 2021, Earth Jam evolved into a virtual event to continue...

Career Paths in the Esthetics Industry

Esthiology is the cosmetic practice of caring for one’s skin. Included are facials, makeup, skin treatment, and hair removal. As well as being able to analyze skin for treatment, skin conditions, and be able to give advice on ways to care for different skin types, and what to eat and drink...

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...

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