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Aveda Institute Tallahassee

Students rule Tallahassee. Whether they’re attending one of the renowned universities or enrolled at one of the best beauty schools in Florida using only naturally-derived products with certified organic ingredients, the youthful energy is everywhere. The AVEDA Institute Tallahassee leads that fast pace with its trademark salon environment and steady flow of fresh talent. It has always produced some of the brightest future stylists and spa/massage therapists in the AVEDA school network. Whether you’re interested in cosmetology, skin care, massage, makeup, or the business side of the salon industry, the AVEDA Institute offers a unique curriculum that delivers professional excellence through personal growth and wellness. Foundational techniques are taught in real world salon and spa settings, where supervised students train with guests who expect the highest level of service that’s defined by the AVEDA difference. It’s an atmosphere you have to experience for yourself.

So whether you’re looking for a cosmetology or spa school in Tallahassee, or want the luxury for less service you’ve come to expect from an AVEDA school, look no further than the AVEDA Institute Tallahassee, where every enrollee now receives an iPad. Swing by and check out our campus in person, or give us a call, shoot us a text, or access our full online application form here — and 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 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.

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

Massage establishment license no: MM25825



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