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Cosmetology Program

Oregon: 2300 hours | Washington: 1600 hours

Unleash your creativity in our Cosmetology program.  The Cosmetology program provides career flexibility by gaining theoretical and hands-on instruction in hair design, nail technology, and Esthetics.

Esthiology Program

Oregon: 600 hours | Washington:750 hours

Our Esthiology program incorporates skin care, facials, body treatments*, hair removal, makeup application*, business development, wellness and retail knowledge.  This program does not include a hair design or nail certification.

Hair Design Program

Oregon: 1700 hours | Washington: 1400 hours

Get your hands in hair with a specialized focus on cut, color, and styling. You will have the chance to learn everything from foundational haircutting techniques, advanced color placement to how to execute a professional photo shoot while getting the business skills to be successful in the industry.

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Nov 05th 2018 | By Samantha

Are considering a career as a cosmetologist? It’s an exciting career that lets you help clients feel great about how they look every day! But if you’re like most people, you’ve probably had great experiences with your hair stylist or esthetician, and maybe a bad experience or two, as well. So how can you make sure that you will be one of the great ones?

Actually, there are a few things that will...

Oct 23rd 2018 | By Samantha

If you’re considering going to beauty school, chances are you’ve heard about Aveda Institute in Portland OR and Aveda Institute in Vancouver WA. But what exactly is Aveda? And why should the Aveda brand influence where you go to cosmetology school?

Let’s start with five fun facts about Aveda.

  1. Aveda means all-knowledge in Sanskit. The roots of Aveda are planted in Ayurveda, the ancient art of healing in India that takes a holistic...
Sep 17th 2018 | By Samantha
stylist, guest service, cosmetology, portland, vancouver

Are you contemplating becoming a hair stylist, cosmetologist, makeup artist or esthetician? These are creative, exciting and rewarding careers. However, they are also careers that require “people skills.”  These skills can affect how many clients you get and retain, your referrals and your income, so it’s important to understand what being in a “People Business” means.

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Reviews

  • Leslie B
    My haircut turned out very nice. The hair stylist assigned to me was ready to tackle a bob with some texturizing. I think the fact that I had the time helped my stylist so she didn't feel rushed or stressed so she was able to get the cut just right.
    Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 2:15pm
  • Silvia M
    Perfect!
    Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:15am
  • Elida M
    I got my hair cut by Kimmy and she was very friendly and kind and helpful!
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:15pm
  • Valerie L
    Great stylist!$
    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 9:30pm
  • Anonymous
    The haircut I recieved was lovely! The student was careful and made sure to ask questions where needed. 10/10 will go again.
    Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 9:30pm