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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  • I was unhappy both with the parking situation (there wasn't any) and the service, my nail polish is think and lumpy.
    Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:30pm
  • Came for root touch up! Everybody was nice, polite, helpful and job was fast done. The only complain is about parking, no spots available, had to...
    Friday, February 17, 2017 - 12:44pm
  • My experience was wonderful. It was my first time in, and I will be going back! Tegan S made my experience so great and comfortable. I was very happy...
    Friday, February 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
  • Although my scheduling was easy and my student was nice, the haircut I received was the worst I've ever had. I wasn't asking for much, #2 fade and...
    Friday, February 17, 2017 - 8:03am
  • Wouldn't go back for any mani/pedi's. The young woman doing my pedicure was very nice but seemed to have no training. There was not the proper...
    Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:57am
  • I have received several facials at the Aveda Institute and this last time was horrible. While I understand this is a teaching institution I had 2...
    Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
  • This is third time I have received a facial at Aveda and each time has been worse than the one before.....I received the facials as gifts or I would...
    Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:57pm
  • It's a noisy, chaotic environment but I got a haircut I quite like at a great price from stylist I enjoyed. So, on the whole, quite good. I would...
    Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 9:01am
  • Jessica was great! She is super sweet and gave me a fun new cut.
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:53pm
  • Manicure was very good. Student put oil on nails at end that got on my clothes. Pleas alert them to wipe it after applying so it doesn't cause this...
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 10:22am
  • I love the reception I always receive at Aveda. My only complaint about my hair appointment would be that the instructor who helped my student...
    Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 9:30pm
  • Best haircut ever
    Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 5:37pm
  • Hanna was great--she clearly loves doing brow waxes and facials.
    Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 1:11pm
  • A little confusion on wait time- I had scheduled 10:15 and it ended up being about 10:30- but my facial was awesome! Really one if the best I've had!
    Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 8:21am
  • Joyce was sweet and a great representative of Aveda. My haircut is great, no complaints!
    Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 11:48pm
  • Every tome I go to Aveda the students and staff are professional and enthusiastic to do good work.
    Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 9:45am
  • Another great cut with a fun stylists
    Friday, February 10, 2017 - 5:53pm
  • I have been visiting Aveda institute for a while now, I have gotten many services. I had a Brazilian yesterday, and OMG it was the worst experience...
    Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 8:40am
  • Taryn is the best
    Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 8:50pm
  • Fantastic! Jenny is the best. She understands my hair and always makes the process fun. I had a really bad waxing experience about 10 years ago and...
    Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 11:22am