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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    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
  • My student hairstylist was working very hard to get the Pixie cut right, but it took her over and hour and 45 minutes to complete. I had to finally...
    Monday, February 6, 2017 - 6:25pm
  • Asia made my facial experience relaxing, purely enjoyable. Her technique was on point and you she proficient in skill. She will do well when she...
    Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 8:52am
  • Christine was very friendly and processional she did a great job
    Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 8:03am
  • Sarah Shah was awesome! I went in for my second waxing and was still a little nervous after a bad experience elsewhere. She not only put me at ease,...
    Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 7:22am
  • I didn't pay attention and came in the day before my appointment and they still squeezed me in no problem. Also Lauren gave me the facial and did a...
    Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 4:36pm
  • Jessica was wonderful. I love coming to the Aveda Institute. Also, I found out that they offer a student discount on haircuts! Just another reason to...
    Friday, February 3, 2017 - 3:22pm
  • My stylist was incredible and paid such close attention to detail!!
    Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:02am
  • Chloe` York was superb. She is very personable and made other customers think we were long time friends. She is a great listener and her drive to...
    Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:59am