Sep 05th 2016 | By rachel

Many of us have floated in and out of student services, seeking advice, solace and even a few minutes of escape. Kristin who works behind that little glass window is no stranger to the many emotions that can come and go and she is here to help with the little stressors that can sometimes feel overwhelming! That made her the PERFECT person to ask about one of Aveda's classic products, Hand Relief, because much like hand relief, Kristin is no stranger...

Jul 29th 2016 | By rachel

We sat down with Vancouver Instructor Beau to find out about a new Aveda fave,Thickening Tonic. A relative newbie to the Aveda styling line this product has garnered some serious love from stylists and connoisseurs of volume alike. Since Beau knows a thing or two about achieving the perfect coif, we knew he would be the man for the job!


Jul 14th 2016 | By rachel

Here at the Aveda Institute Portland we wear all black. You might imagine a somber environment but it is quite the opposite. Our students manage to use their everyday black as a unique canvas for their self expression. In order to capture the creativity we have been stopping students who show up dressed to kill to find out how they make Aveda dress code their own!

First up is salon life student Rachel, who caught our eye with her soft and...

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  • My experience was fine. Julia cut my hair and was very professional. I liked that a teacher checked it before, during, and after the cut. I was...
    Friday, September 23, 2016 - 2:19pm
  • The facial was very good but they were about 40 minutes late in seeing me.
    Friday, September 23, 2016 - 1:30pm
  • Benjamin and his teachers were so precise and so sweet to me during my experience! <3
    Friday, September 23, 2016 - 11:28am
  • Fabulous facials for me and my sister. I always bring visiting friends and family for a treat. The only negative was the wait in line to pay. More...
    Friday, September 23, 2016 - 9:26am
  • Benjamin was awesome
    Friday, September 23, 2016 - 8:35am
  • Great service
    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:35am
  • The facial was amazing. It was very relaxing and my skin felt super soft and glowy at the end.
    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:29am
  • Well I was there for 11 hours and I came away with something totally different then I wanted but I really liked my hair dresser and she was awesome...
    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 11:02am
  • Dakota was super amazing. He did a great job with my hair. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 was not because of Dakota...I just wish Aveda would...
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 1:39pm
  • This was by far the best experience I've had with the Aveda Institute. Elissa Hamar is a great esthetician and knows her craft well. I would...
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 12:25am
  • I have been seeing Louisa. She is spectacular. Completely understands what I want, and is able to cobble together everything I need from a hair style...
    Monday, September 19, 2016 - 11:16pm
  • Great service and result. Really pleased.
    Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 6:57am
  • Megan was very professional and friendly, however I would encourage her to chat with her client more and work on moving quicker with the cuts and...
    Friday, September 16, 2016 - 12:25pm
  • My two sisters and niece came from Salem for birthday mani/pedis. One sister and I had appointments at 4 and then 5 and my other sister and niece had...
    Friday, September 16, 2016 - 6:40am
  • Excellent!
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 4:37pm
  • Luisa is magical doing haircuts. Especially cuts for men.
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:35am
  • Danny was competent, friendly and professional.
    Monday, September 12, 2016 - 3:08pm
  • Treated myself to a day at Aveda, had Julie Murphy for a cut and a weave, then went on to a facial with Sarah Johnson, what a GREAT day. I am so...
    Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 9:46am
  • Excellent service by Angela ✂️
    Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 12:08am
  • Was only scheduled for a haircut and really needed color. My stylist took a later lunch and was able to provide both services, saving me another...
    Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:25am