Located at the epicenter of Cajun and Creole country, Lafayette attracts a steady flow of visitors looking to sample its trademark cuisine and French heritage. But this unique ambiance doesn’t only come from its food and traditions. It also comes from the students who attend four of the colleges and one of the best beauty schools in Louisiana using only naturally-derived products with certified organic ingredients. The AVEDA Institute Lafayette, with its green campus, stylish décor, and personalized curriculum that defines every AVEDA school is brimming with creativity and passion. Programs in Cosmetology and Esthiology feature the AVEDA Institute’s personalized, unique approach which focuses on personal growth and wellness as the way to achieve professional excellence. Supervised students learn their craft training directly with guests in a real world, fast=paced salon and spa environment. And guests receive the trademark service that defines the AVEDA difference.
So whether you’re a student looking for a cosmetology school in Lafayette, or a guest looking for the high end service you’ve come to expect from AVEDA, search no further than the AVEDA Institute Lafayette, where every enrollee now receives an iPad. To schedule a tour, you can 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 the exciting fields of hair and skin care. To schedule an appointment for services, stop by, give us a call or book online here.
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.
The idea for this no frizz hair post came from a message sent to our Aveda Institute Washington DC Facebook page. Kimberly Cano had a great experience with our products that solved a problem she’s often struggled with – frizzy hair in high humidity. Our Aveda Institutes South locations often hear from guests with this […]
Amainte Godeaux is our student of the month for May! She is an esthiology student set to graduate from Aveda July 2017. She is a resident of Acadiana and graduated high school from Acadiana High. She has attended USL and SLCC before coming to Aveda Institute Lafayette. She loves to run, box, and decorate homes […]
Abi St. Romain was chosen as Aveda Institute Lafayette’s April Student of the month! She is currently a master student and will be graduating from Aveda July 2017. She is a high school graduate from St. Martinville Senior High and now resides in Baton Rouge. Her hobbies include: makeup application services, singing obnoxiously in her […]
Gretchen Duplantis is our Student of the Month for March! Gretchen is a master student and will be graduating from Aveda in June of 2017! Gretchen graduated high school from Vanderbilt Catholic High School in Houma, Lousiana. She was on the dance team for three years and captain her senior year. Sweet little Gretchen always […]
We’re so excited to celebrate Mayme Brown as our February student of the month! Mayme is one of our spa students and will graduate from Aveda in April 2017. She attended Notre Dame High School in Crowley, LA. She played college volleyball at University of Louisiana Lafayette. She was also on the track and field […]
Join us in congratulating Rebekah Langlinais as our January Student of the Month! Rebekah Langlinais is our student of the month for January! She is a Cosmetology student set to graduate February 2017. She graduated high school from Assembly Christian in 2006 and college from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2014. She did hair […]
Kelly Babineaux was chosen to be our student of the month for November! Kelly is graduating from our Esthiology program December 2016. She has a very enthusiastic, fun personality and is well known at our institute. She is positive and can bring a smile to everyone’s face. Kelly attended Opelousas High School and graduated in […]
For the month of September, we are excited to recognize Ashley Bui for displaying her passion for beauty and #AvedaLove everyday at Aveda Institute Lafayette. She is from Breaux Bridge, LA and a graduate of Cecilia High School. She is getting ready to graduate from Aveda on September 17th! On the days she is not […]
Congratulations to Haley Guiberteau for being Aveda Institute Lafayette’s August Student of the Month! Haley Guiberteau is Aveda’s sweetheart! She is from New Iberia, Louisiana and graduated from Catholic High School in 2014. She went to the University of Louisiana for a year before coming to Aveda. She loves shopping, going to the beach, and […]
Congratulations to Marion Grant for being selected as Aveda Institute Lafayette’s July Student of the Month! Marion Grant was chosen as our July Student of the Month for Aveda Institute Lafayette! He is currently in Salon Concepts and will be graduating February 2017. He is from Rayne, LA and is one of the sweetest people […]
Last week, we welcomed new Cosmetology and Esthiology students to Aveda Institute Lafayette during Camp Aveda, our orientation program that introduces new students to the history and wellness of Aveda culture. Check out some pictures from last week’s Camp Aveda and read about some of the experiences of future Aveda graduates. “Camp Aveda has been […]
Aveda Institute Lafayette would like to congratulate Hanna Burgess as the June Student of the Month! Hanna Burgess is a graduate from Rayville High School. She loves watching TV, reading, and playing with her nephews. She is a salon concepts student right now and will be graduating this November. Hanna has a beautiful heart, willing […]
We are excited to congratulate Kathryn Wallace for being Aveda Institute Lafayette’s May Student of the Month! Kathryn “KK” Wallace graduated from Opelousas Catholic High and LSU in Fashion Merchandising. She was picked for student of the month because of her hard work and sweet soul! She will be graduating June 18th from Aveda Institute […]
Congratulations to Brooke Sonnier for being Aveda Institute Lafayette’s April Student of the Month! Get to know Brooke better by reading below. Why Aveda? “Aveda has an excellent reputation and is a globally successful company. After my interview I had such a good feeling about the institute, the choice was obvious!” Why Hair? “I […]
We would like to recognize Antonia Patin as Aveda Institute Lafayette’s February Student of the month! Antonia answered few questions about herself and why she loves Aveda. Read below! Why Aveda? “Aveda has a strong belief of giving back and allows under privileged countries to be a part of our mission statement. I believe in […]
Last week, Aveda Institute Lafayette welcomed 23 new students to the February class start. Students came from all over including some high school graduates from Lafayette High School, Crowley High School, Salem High School and Rayne High School. Director, Delanna Menard is excited for the new students to embark on their new journey towards a […]
Aveda Institute Lafayette would like to recognize Beth Harrell as January’s student of the month! Congratulations Beth! Words from Beth Harrell Why Aveda? “Aveda runs in my blood! I’ll be the third graduate from the institute in my immediate family. With that in mind and the caliber of training Aveda has, it was a no […]
While beginning beauty school can be nerve-racking, it is also an exciting time in one’s life with the prospect of starting a new journey. At Aveda Institutes South, we offer students the opportunity to excel in a creative and fast paced industry. Read these student’s early experiences at Aveda Institutes South and get ready for […]
Blog post by AI South Beauty School student: Ilyssa Glover Make the most of your time in Beauty School Many people that I have personally come in contact with think that Beauty School is a walk in the park. Little do they know, being a successful student requires long hours, determination, hard work, dedication, and […]
1. Sun Exposure UVA and UVB rays from sun exposure can damage the outside cover of the hair strand, called the cuticle. Sun damaged hair can result in faded hair color, split ends, thinning, frizziness, and dried out strands. With the hot months approaching, Aveda’s Sun Care line is the perfect way to ‘Summer Proof’ […]
“We can lay in bed and watch the videos!” “It’s a teacher to go!” “We are able to really take control of our education” – AI South students on what they thought about the integration of a digital curriculum At AVEDA Institutes, we encourage innovation, sustainability and empowered decision-making through our education program. As a […]
Here at Aveda beauty schools, part of our mission is to “care for the world we live in.” From our products to our services, we are constantly striving to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility. In 2010, Aveda Institutes of South Florida proudly opened the doors to one of the first state-of-the-art facilities […]