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...

Jul 14th 2016 | By rachel
Aveda Beautifying Products Summer Skin Aveda Institute Portland

Summer is upon us and that means one thing- our skin is more thirsty then ever! Harsh summer sun can take a toll on our soft skin. But alas, you can have silky soft skin all summer long, thanks to an Aveda favorite, Beautifying Body Moisturizer! And now when you buy any one product ($25 or more) you can purchase this beloved moisturizer for only $15!!! We sat down with Esthiology and Nail instructor Beatrice Van to find out what makes this stuff so...

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