May 25th 2017 | By rachel

Our Students at Aveda Institute Portland have got some serious talent. Of all their time in school, there is no better time to put their talent to the test then our annual Evening 4 Earth Event. The event is a student run fashion show, open to the public, all ticket sales for the evening are donated to Hopkins Demonstration Forest. Students sign up to participate in various way to make the show happen,perhaps the most grueling is the hair and makeup...

May 19th 2017 | By rachel

In our 10th Year of raising money for Earth Month, The Aveda Institute Portland and Dosha Salon Spa, blew our goal out of the water by raising a grand total of $29,000 for 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...

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  • Esthetician was sweet but she scrubbed my face raw with the scrubbing salts(?) and then layered what smelled like pure lavender oil which resulted in...
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 11:49am
  • Everyone was so nice and the environment was very relaxed. I was there for almost three hours and they just flew by. Olivia Martin was my hairdresser...
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 8:11am
  • it was fine. Good haircut and very nice haircutter. The noise is a bit overwhelming, but otherwise, it was fine.
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 5:23pm
  • The student who provided my haircut was brand new (first week!). Although she made a few mistakes, the instructor stepped in to "fix" them. The...
    Monday, May 15, 2017 - 7:56pm
  • Aside from a brief wait in line to use the kiosks (and I agree that bypassing the kiosks as a repeat customer would be soo nice) I was promptly...
    Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:48pm
  • Great service and product as always. I wish the lighting in the rooms was better so both the client and the esthetician could see better (and thus...
    Monday, May 15, 2017 - 11:18am
  • The student proving s ervices acted in a professional manner. I find the Vancouver campus clean and organized.
    Monday, May 15, 2017 - 8:46am
  • Great cut and she really took her time straightening​ my very curly hair!
    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