Dec 20th 2016 | By aveda-admin
Aveda PDX school hair beauty cosmetology portland student

Mackenzie is all but ordinary in an extraordinary way. Adrenaline rush catching a wave or staying home in sweat pants binge watching on Netflix is the perfect mix for the exciting individual! The passion she carries for her career in the beauty industry is phenomenal, she truly knows how to put a smile on every ones face she encounters. Mackenzie knows how to keep a perfect balance in her life, from educating her guests with the proper products to...

Dec 20th 2016 | By aveda-admin
Student Aveda PDX Beauty School Hair

We had the pleasure of catching up with Salon Life student Alyssa and getting to know her a little bit more. Alyssa is not only a talented stylist but is also incredibly humbled and easy going. Alyssa likes to start the day by sipping on a cup of coffee in her jammies breathing in the beauty of life. A perfect day for Alyssa would include roaming around town with friends having a great laugh, ending with a musical jam sesh! Here is a little peek into...

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...

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  • The student and the instructor gave me solid opinions and suggestions, on top of understanding and providing great examples of what my hair color...
    Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 10:50am
  • I love my haircut and my stylist was competent and friendly. I will definitely return to get my hair done by her again. I'm actually thinking about...
    Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 10:13am
  • Student was quite good!
    Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:31pm
  • Incredible haircut experience, from walking in to leaving. Ciara Kapaska did my hair, and as I walked out (and for the rest of the day) I got SO many...
    Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:37am
  • while my own mani-pedi was very pleasant, and that of my granddaughter (3 1/2 years old) was as well, my daughter's mani-pedi never took place; the...
    Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:40am
  • Wonderful color
    Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:38am
  • Had a great facial
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 7:57pm
  • I had the best experience at your Vancouver campus yesterday. My estetician was so attentive and helpful. The instructor really made me feel like I...
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:23am
  • I had a wonderful experience during my cut and color appointment. Expected time was spot on and the student let me relax instead of trying to engage...
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 12:37pm
  • Great haircut!
    Monday, April 17, 2017 - 1:52pm
  • Reception provided prompt service to assist me with a product choice & helped me make a convenient appointment for a mani/pedi - quick, easy,...
    Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 11:47am
  • Everyone was extremely nice, the front desk lady was extremely nice and offered us water or tea which was delightful and the instructor was sweet and...
    Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 9:00am
  • She was very nice, but the color wasn't put on evenly or wasn't mixed thoroughly or something, because I noticed it was really patchy after I got...
    Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 8:46am
  • A nice experience and my highlight color turned out great!
    Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 8:43am
  • It was my birthday yesterday, and I was at Aveda Institute for the whole day for a facial, eyebrow wax, haircut, pedicure and manicure, and makeup...
    Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:44pm
  • Experience was awesome
    Friday, April 14, 2017 - 11:30am
  • I arrived on time for my appointment but had to wait almost 30 minutes for someone to come get me. Apparently the student who I was booked with for a...
    Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:51am
  • I have always had very positive experiences at the Vancouver campus - until yesterday. The student greeted me promptly and was very friendly. However...
    Friday, April 14, 2017 - 8:15am
  • Briana was wonderful, super personable and really connected with me on a personal level!
    Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:52pm
  • Great experience very relaxing. Stylist very good
    Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 5:02pm