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Aveda Institute South Florida (Ft. Lauderdale / Miami)

In the heart of sunny South Florida, surrounded by gorgeous beaches, world-class shopping, and some of the hottest nightlife on the planet, it makes perfect sense that you’d receive one of the best beauty school educations available. Everything at our AVEDA Institute South Florida (Ft. Lauderdale / Miami) campus is first class, from the stunning and state-of-the-art green facility to our industry-leading cosmetology and spa therapy programs. From the moment you walk in the door— whether you’re one of our talented students or a valued guest —this flagship AVEDA school delivers a memorable experience. Our students excel both personally and professionally with our fast-paced, real-world curriculum that now includes an iPad with enrollment. Guests enjoy our natural yet modern décor, our unparalleled services that define the “AVEDA Difference,” and the youthful energy that comes from our friendly and exceptional student stylists, massage therapists and esthiologists.

If you’re interested in Florida beauty schools in the Ft. Lauderdale / Miami area – text, call, stop by, or fill out the full online application form to schedule a tour with our friendly and knowledgeable admissions team. We’ll tell you why we feel the AVEDA Institute South Florida is the best beauty school choice available, and as beautiful as Florida’s Gold Coast itself. To schedule an appointment for services, stop by, give us a call or book online here.

Programs Offered*:


Our cosmetology course offers 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. Our Masters Phase incorporates theory with extensive hands-on training alongside the industry's top stylists and colorists to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness.

Dual License Spa Therapy

Students learn specialized techniques to balance and renew the skin, body and elemental nature. Hands-on clinical experience includes facials, waxing, makeup application, business development, wellness and retail knowledge.


Our Masters phase incorporates theory with extensive hands-on experience working alongside the industry's top stylists and colorists to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness.

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

Massage establishment license no: MM32448




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