Experience Aveda Salon Services at a Fraction of the Price - Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA

Cosmetology Program

Oregon: 2300 hours | Washington: 1600 hours

Unleash your creativity in our Cosmetology program.  The Cosmetology program provides career flexibility by gaining theoretical and hands-on instruction in hair design, nail technology, and Esthetics.

Esthiology Program

Oregon: 600 hours | Washington:750 hours

Our Esthiology program incorporates skin care, facials, body treatments*, hair removal, makeup application*, business development, wellness and retail knowledge.  This program does not include a hair design or nail certification.

Hair Design Program

Oregon: 1700 hours | Washington: 1400 hours

Get your hands in hair with a specialized focus on cut, color, and styling. You will have the chance to learn everything from foundational haircutting techniques, advanced color placement to how to execute a professional photo shoot while getting the business skills to be successful in the industry.

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Jan 14th 2019 | By Samantha
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When January comes along, the first thing you want to do is leave the old year behind. A great way to say bye-bye to 2018 is to freshen up your look for the new year. Whether you want a new hairstyle, hair color, makeup or even a fresh take on your manicure, the salon at Aveda Institute Portland in Portland OR and Vancouver WA is an affordable solution.

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Dec 27th 2018 | By Samantha

Are you tired of your dead-end job? Would you rather have an exciting career where you get to be creative each and every day? Or maybe even be your own boss? Have you thought about becoming a hair stylist, esthiologist or make-up artist? Whether you’re 25, 35 or even older, it’s never too late to become a cosmetologist!

The Benefits of Age

When you become a cosmetologist later in life, you...

Dec 18th 2018 | By Samantha
photoshoot, student work, avant garde, studio, photographer, editorial

While you’re in school, sure you need to learn the principles and skills of hair, skin and makeup. But if you want to take your cosmetology career to the next level, you’ll also need a portfolio that reflects your creativity, abilities and professionalism. Photoshoots are the perfect way to completely design and create a look outside of your day-to-day guests.

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Reviews

  • Leslie B
    My haircut turned out very nice. The hair stylist assigned to me was ready to tackle a bob with some texturizing. I think the fact that I had the time helped my stylist so she didn't feel rushed or stressed so she was able to get the cut just right.
    Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 2:15pm
  • Silvia M
    Perfect!
    Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:15am
  • Elida M
    I got my hair cut by Kimmy and she was very friendly and kind and helpful!
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:15pm
  • Valerie L
    Great stylist!$
    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 9:30pm
  • Anonymous
    The haircut I recieved was lovely! The student was careful and made sure to ask questions where needed. 10/10 will go again.
    Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:30pm