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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  • I went in a facial yesterday morning. Meghan was so professional and did an amazing job. I felt relaxed and refreshed. As I was checking out, the...
    Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 12:03pm
  • Excellent facial. Leaving room for improvement were those at the front desk at who were not focusing on clients entering. I also had the expectation...
    Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 7:46am
  • Loved it! Skilled student
    Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:19am
  • I wasn't completely satisfied because much of the facial time was spent in trying to find an instructor to look at my face before the facial. A lot...
    Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 8:35am
  • The girl who did my Wax was great, however having been waxed at the portland school and also at professional salons, I feel that 2 hours is too long...
    Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 7:42am
  • Love getting facials at Aveda; steam washcloths and cleaning of my skin!
    Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 8:19pm
  • Great facial.
    Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 7:37am
  • Miss Ryan was spot on.
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 6:29pm
  • Alexandra is thorough, careful and does an excellent job of cutting and styling.
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 2:08pm
  • I had another great experience last week at Aveda. My stylist was Lillian and as usual she gave me a great haircut and manicure like my previous...
    Monday, October 10, 2016 - 4:13pm
  • Taylor was very professional and courteous. She provided a great haircut and we even did a brow wax to clean it up a bit. She'll do an excellent...
    Monday, October 10, 2016 - 11:06am
  • Overall my experience was great. I appreciate the fact that Jacobus chit chats with me. This weekend I got my hair cut and styled. I brought in a...
    Monday, October 10, 2016 - 10:31am
  • Ben's excellent at what he does. No complaints.
    Monday, October 10, 2016 - 8:47am
  • I had two services yesterday. The first one was an under arm wax, which was fine. He seemed a little nervous but I reassured him that for me, it...
    Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 9:47pm
  • My experience was amazing. Caitlin was amazing and did exactly what I asked and more!
    Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 9:03pm
  • was a model for a haircut. Had a wonderful experience.
    Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 3:40pm
  • Facial was great. Student knew what she was doing. Very friendly and nice. I just don't like they you try to have students sell Aveda products after...
    Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 11:41am
  • I couldn't stay for the hair coloring appointment. Originally I was told it would take up to 2 hours for the partial highlights. However it took...
    Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 9:28am
  • Very knowledgeable student
    Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 1:37pm
  • Prompt. People happy to be see there. Attention to detail. Feels great
    Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 1:35pm