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...

Jul 29th 2016 | By rachel

We sat down with Vancouver Instructor Beau to find out about a new Aveda fave,Thickening Tonic. A relative newbie to the Aveda styling line this product has garnered some serious love from stylists and connoisseurs of volume alike. Since Beau knows a thing or two about achieving the perfect coif, we knew he would be the man for the job!


Jul 14th 2016 | By rachel

Here at the Aveda Institute Portland we wear all black. You might imagine a somber environment but it is quite the opposite. Our students manage to use their everyday black as a unique canvas for their self expression. In order to capture the creativity we have been stopping students who show up dressed to kill to find out how they make Aveda dress code their own!

First up is salon life student Rachel, who caught our eye with her soft and...

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  • Great experience, very relaxing, and my skin was glowing, she did a great job!
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 11:38am
  • Dirty sheet and gown is diificult to put on For the first time there was too much talking in the area which totally interrupted mt relaxation. The...
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:08am
  • Good experience with a new cutter.
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 8:08am
  • I had a great time at Avesta & I love my haircut.
    Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 6:54pm
  • Had a great hair cut with Mykaela Livingston. Love my hair.
    Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 11:32am
  • I had a wonderful facial again at Aveda and appreciate the instruction and professionalism in the students who have given me services at Aveda.
    Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 9:47am
  • It was the longest haircut I ever had
    Friday, November 25, 2016 - 8:31pm
  • The check in process was terrible. I was checked in, signed the waiver and sent upstairs where I sat for 30 minutes then asked a student how much...
    Friday, November 25, 2016 - 2:49pm
  • My time spent was well worth it. The students acted very perfessional and confident. I had a great experience so I will return. Thank you.
    Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 1:29pm
  • Great attitude of staff and students. I appreciate how detail oriented everyone is... When it comes to my hair, I don't play around, and Aveda...
    Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 11:12am
  • Great service but super chaotic and loud.
    Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 3:47pm
  • Brook did a fantastic job of relaxing me with a lovely facial. My skin was softer and the fine lines not so noticeable. It is nice to be recognized...
    Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 7:27am
  • I came in for a haircut & left with not only a very nice style but a very pleasant student experience, she took her time to make sure I would be...
    Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 6:48am
  • Sabrah did a great job coloring my hair. And, gave me a terrific scalp massage during shampoo.
    Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 11:31am
  • Alex took care of my needs and helped me work out a color that was what I was looking for.
    Monday, November 21, 2016 - 3:51pm
  • This was my worst experience at Aveda. First, there were so many people around the counter when I arrived that the women at the desk ignored me, and...
    Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 9:27pm
  • Typically I have had pretty good experiences at the Aveda Institute, but this one was different. I honestly questioned if my hair stylist was on...
    Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 6:12am
  • Alyssa was able to get my hair the exact color I wanted
    Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 11:17am
  • The student didn't really know how to style hair. I left thinking that I could blow dry and style my hair better than him. The scary thing was he was...
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 9:56am
  • Another great service.
    Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 2:50pm