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Aveda Institute Austin

Known for its vibrant music scene and annual SXSW festival, Austin has become one of the hottest destinations in the nation for young talent. That same level of youthful energy abounds at the AVEDA Institute, regarded by many as one of the best beauty schools in Austin using only naturally-derived products with certified organic ingredients. The passion for creativity at the AVEDA Institute Austin aligns perfectly with the town’s eclectic personality. Students can express themselves and enjoy the individualized approach offered at every AVEDA school, which allows them to design a customized career path in Cosmetology or Esthiology that fits their style of learning. The tailored curriculum teaches advanced hair and skin care techniques along with lessons on personal wellness to create a holistic beauty experience that ultimately leads to professional excellence. Plus, students will love the gorgeous campus. It’s a state-of-the-art green facility, decorated with high end taste and style, where supervised students train directly with guests in real world and fast-paced salon and spa environments that will prepare them to launch their careers upon graduation.

So whether you’re looking for a cosmetology school in Austin, or want the luxury for less service you’ve come to expect from an AVEDA school, search no further than the AVEDA Institute Austin, where every cosmetology program enrollee now receives an iPad. To schedule a tour, come by in person, give us a call, shoot us a text, or access our full online application form here. A member of our admissions team will contact you to discuss the best beauty school option for you and your future career in beauty and fashion. To schedule an appointment for services, stop by, give us a call or book online here.

Programs Offered*:


Our cosmetology course and master student phase incorporate theory with extensive hands on experience to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. The program includes hair cutting, color, texture services, nail care, makeup application, business development, retail knowledge and the concept of gaining and retaining clients. Upon completion, students move on to the master student phase for intensive real-world training to hone their skills.


Our Esthiology program prepares you for a future as a skin care specialist. The training utilizes our trademark AVEDA pure flower and plant essences and wellness rituals. Every graduate will be trained in facials, waxing, makeup application, business development, wellness and retail knowledge.

* All state testing and licensing fees are included in your tuition.



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