May 19th 2017 | By rachel

In our 10th Year of raising money for earth month, The Aveda Institute Portland and Dosha Salon Spa, blew their goal out of the water by raising a grand total of $29,000 for The Hopkins Demonstration Forest! We could not be more thrilled or proud of the efforts of our students and staff! With our biggest success to date, we wanted to take a moment and highlight some of the standout moments of the year!


May 04th 2017 | By rachel

Vegas, Here We Come!

Every year the Aveda Institute Portland encourages our student to enter the student PBA Beacon competition. The student competition is hosted by the Professional Beauty Association, an organization for stylists, estheticians, salon owners, salon manufactures, beauty schools and more. The PBA works to highlight the incredible work and professionalism within our industry and give resources for professionals to grow. Beacon...

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...

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    Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 8:15am
  • I had ann amazing facial yesterday with all the women in my family! Wee certainly felt pampered!
    Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 8:08am
  • i thoroughly enjoyed my new student; she was engaging, and precise and careful; the instructor who came alongside to give some fine-tuning tips was...
    Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 7:27am
  • Lilia & Raven were great working together to color my hair. They made the experience pleasant as they work together so well. I would recommmend...
    Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 6:47am
  • Shannon did a great job on our first time appt., and she was well informed on the best products for my kind of hair.
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:25am
  • Marlan was so nice and awesome. I did feel bad that the stations are so close together but she worked with it.
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 7:27am
  • Kristen did an amazing job on my re do haircut. She listened to me and did exactly what I wanted and needed.
    Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 3:08am
  • Great job!
    Friday, May 12, 2017 - 11:11pm
  • Very positive, & I especially appreciated that the woman who cut my hair took me right up to the desk to check out when we were finished, without...
    Friday, May 12, 2017 - 12:52pm
  • Jasmine is excellent!
    Friday, May 12, 2017 - 7:30am
  • I visited the Vancouver campus for a haircut and partial highlights. My appointment was at 6:15 pm. When I met with my stylist, she stated she...
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 3:30pm
  • I have been going to the Portland Aveda Institute for at least three years to have my hair professionally cut and colored. Tuesday, May 9th, was no...
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:46am
  • Amazing !!!!
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:19am
  • Bailey was a wonderful aesthetician and my facial was awesome. I left feeling glowy, soft, & very relaxed.
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:09am
  • Stylist took the time to find out about my hair health and even did a test curl tondetermine if my hair could be permed. Instructors were great and...
    Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:08am
  • Sylist needed more experience! A simple haircut took 2 hours 10 minutes, and the only reason it was finally finished was because the instructor came...
    Monday, May 8, 2017 - 10:42am
  • Always a great haircut!
    Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 10:07am
  • Very nice haircut and coloring!!
    Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 9:55am
  • I love my hair cut! Bayli was really nice and I'm really happy she cut my hair (she really calmed me down because I'd never really gotten my hair...
    Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 8:03am
  • I visited your salon yesterday for a root touch up color with Sarah and I was very happy with the experience. The color was perfect, it took less...
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