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...

May 11th 2016 | By rachel

What is Beacon?

Beacon is a national contest put to together by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) to inspire cosmetology students to prepare for their careers outside of beauty...

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