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  • Aveda Chakra Holiday Gift Sets Now Available

    At Aveda, we draw on Ayurveda, a 5,000 year-old healing tradition from India, that helps us balance our chakras — 7 spinning wheels of energy. Each of our seven main chakras contains our psychological, beauty, health, and a spiritual state of well-being. When one chakra is out of line, energy will not flow fluidly. Aveda […]

    Aveda Beauty School Works With Local Artists to Produce Something Beautiful

    AVEDA Beauty School Students are equipped with all the tools they need for a successful future in beauty. Students are led by the industries top educators and practice with quality, naturally derived AVEDA products. They remain connected with their community and share their #AvedaLove with everyone around them. While attending an AVEDA Beauty School, students […]

    One Aveda Beauty School Student’s Road to Success

    Whitney Green, a graduate from Aveda Institute Baton Rouge, is a perfect example of how an Aveda education presents beauty school students with opportunities to showcase their talents and build meaningful careers in the beauty industry. Whitney’s career in beauty started off by doing Guest Care at the Baton Rouge campus and now works at […]

    Top Halloween Nail Art Designs

    Get in the Halloween spirit this week by trying some of these spooky nail art ideas! Source: Source: Source: Source: StyleCaster Source: Instagram user @dezibunny Source: Instagram user @theamazingpjj Source: Instagram user @jenikacouture Dilute red nail polish and finger blot onto nails. Source: Source: Cosmopolitan Source: Source: StyleCaster Source: […]

    Aveda Tips: Nutritional Wellness

    Nutritional Wellness Conclude your year-long journey toward nutritional wellness with sea vegetables, healing herbs and spices and mindful menu planning. October Wellness Practice: Sea Vegetables Sea vegetables have been consumed for thousands of years by ancient cultures because of their rich mineral content, which is higher than any other food source. They can contain up […]

    Back to the Future Day Shows the Future in Beauty

    In 1989, Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled through time to get to today (10.21.2015) in the classic movie Back to the Future II. In celebration of Back to the Future Day, we rounded up our favorite futuristic hair and makeup styles! While we don’t have flying cars yet, the beauty industry is ahead of […]

    You Get More with an Aveda Florida Beauty School Education

    Aveda Institutes South isn’t just your average beauty school. Our students are trained by the best of the best, use naturally derived quality Aveda products and are offered opportunities to participate in high profile events to gain real world experience and build their portfolios for a brighter future in the beauty industry. Below are just […]

    Aveda Institute Tampa Bay’s Educator Recognized

    Aveda Congress happens every two years and brings together Aveda professionals from around the world for a premiere educational event. The global artistic team comes together to inspire our Aveda stylists to remain innovative and among the top in the beauty industry. Included in the program is an institute segment where four couches are selected […]

    Halloween Hair and Makeup Inspiration from American Horror Story

    The fifth season of the American Horror Story premiers tonight and it’s going to be full of thrilling beauty inspiration, just in time for Halloween! With Lady Gaga as the new star of the show, we know we are in for a treat this season. Check out the images below for creative beauty ideas for […]

    Fall Hair Color Inspiration

    It’s officially Fall and with the change of weather comes a change in hair color trends! Here are some Aveda Color inspiration to help you chose the right shade for your locks to get you through this season in style. Bronde, ombre, brunette and lived in highlights are all going to be major trends this […]

    Students Start Their Cosmetology Experience

    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 […]

    Trend Report: Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week

    Flower in Bloom Aveda Makeup for Chiara Boni   Gorgeous shades of pinks and oranges set the tone for the breathtaking Chiara Boni La Petite Robe Spring 2016 Collection inspired by a blossoming rose garden. The elegant clothing, including swimwear and party dresses, were all accented with delicate bursting rosettes that emphasized the collection’s ladylike […]

    How to be a Successful Aveda Cosmetology Student

    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 […]

    Aveda Institute South Florida Student Beauty School Hair Tips

    Cosmetology Student: Chantell Cruz Hello!! Here are a few tips on hair! If you would like to intensify your curls you can use Be Curly curl enhancer. It combats frizz and boosts shine for wavy or curly hair. Pump a dime size into your palm and apply to damp hair.  Now, if you would like […]

    You Haven’t Seen A Cosmetology School Like This!

      Aveda Institute South Florida cosmetology school is like no other beauty school you’ve ever seen. In 2010, Aveda Institutes of South Florida proudly opened the doors to one of the first state-of-the-art facilities to be certified under the Green Globes ranking program. This institute not only offers an outstanding education in beauty, but also […]

    Fort Lauderdale / Miami Students Have a Style all Their Own

    Aveda Institute South Florida trains some of the top students from Fort Lauderdale. Take a look at this work showcasing our cosmetology student’s talent in hair and makeup.   AI South Florida Master’s class working on their final project.   Fashion show from AI South Florida’s foundations class.   Zodiac Fashion Show by Intro B […]

    Aveda Beauty School Students Shine at Beacon Awards

    The Beacon program provides cosmetology students with the opportunity to expand their education and network with the industry’s highest profile salon owners, professionals and stylists. Beacon students attend specialized classes with the biggest names in the industry, get up close and personal with NAHA winners and finalists and get a firm understanding of the business […]

    Father’s Day Gift Ideas from Aveda

    Not sure what to get Dad for Father’s Day? Aveda has a great Men’s Care line that includes hair care and skin care products that are specially formulated for men. Men are more prone to sensitivity, itchiness, irritation, redness and other unpleasant skin and scalp conditions. Aveda Men Pure-Formance line targets these issues and offers […]

    How to Create Different Types of Curls

    Presents: How to Create Different Types of Curls Hair by: Brooke Bruner & Madison Geohegan Start of by blowing dry hair using a paddle brush. Spiral Wrap-Twisted Curl Tightly wrap hair in small sections and spiral wrap hair around barrel. Flat Wrap-Ribbon Curl In small sections, wrap a flat section around the barrel of a […]

    Summer Hair Care

    It’s just about time for summer which means sunshine and beaches. Unfortunately, with all that fun in the sun comes certain hair hazards. Chlorine, sun exposure, dryness and salt all contribute to damaged hair. Luckily, Aveda has targeted all these problems and derived a Sun Care line so you can enjoy summer without having to […]

    Ariana Grande’s Sleek High Ponytail

    A photo posted by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on Feb 8, 2015 at 6:18pm PST   Presents: How to get Ariana Grande’s Sleek High Ponytail Hair By: Rachael Cosby & Taylor Theriot Products used for this style: Control Force, Air Control and        Brilliant Spray-on Shine Step 1: Brush all hair away from the face  and up […]

    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Aveda

    Show your love this Mother’s Day by giving the gift of Aveda! Here are some Mother’s Day inspired gift ideas that will make your mom feel as appreciated as she deserves. A Gift of Stress Relief What better way to show your mom you care than to give her a gift that will relieve all […]

    5 Top Looks from the 2015 Met Gala

    The theme of this year’s Met Gala was “China: Through the Looking Glass,” which inspired bold looks from hair to wardrobe choices. Among the most popular looks included statement headpieces and sleeked back hair. Take a look at our top five hairstyles from last night’s gala. Sarah Jessica Parker’s Flaming Headdress  A photo posted by […]

    Thickening Tonic Styling Spray

    Thinning hair and hair loss is one of the top hair care concerns in the world. With 40% of women falling victim, Aveda has formulated Thickening Tonic Styling Spray to instantly promote thicker, fuller hair and is now available at your local Aveda retail store. Thickening Tonic Styling Spray can be used to thicken thinning […]

    Create a Loose, Curly Updo

    Presents: Get a Loose, Curly Updo Step 1: Start with dry hair. Prep hair by spraying Firmata Firm Hold Hair Spray all over the hair. Hold the spray 10 inches away from hair when applying. Then brush through evenly. Step 2: Curl the entire head and set the curls with clips. Make sure the curls […]

    Create a French Twist for Short Hair

    Preesnts: How to Create a French Twist for Short Hair     What you will need: Pure Abundance Air Control Control Force Defining Whip   Step 1: Part the hair to allow you to swoop the front section into the twist. Step 2: Lightly tease at the base of the hair and sprinkle the Pure […]

    How to Create a Greek Goddess Inspired Hairstyle

      Presents: How to Create a Fast and Easy Goddess Inspired Hairstyle   Step 1:  Start by placing an elastic headband over the top of the head.  You can place the headband over the fringe area (shown in the photo on the left), or you can leave out the fringe area (shown in the photo […]

    Providing Clean Water, One Candle at a Time

    “Our mission at Aveda is to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At Aveda, we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world.” Earth day is […]

    5 Of Our Favorite Earth Day Quotes

    Earth Day is an annual event held on April 22 that promotes environmental awareness and support. Get inspired this year by reading these five quotes that explain the beauty of what our Earth has to offer.         Click here to watch our new Aveda Institutes South Admissions video

    How to Create Game of Thrones Inspired Hair

        Presents: How to Create Game of Thrones Inspired Hair Hair By: AIB Foundations Students of Aveda Institute Birmingham Step 1: Blow dry hair and brush out any knots or tangles with pedal brush. Step 2: Using comb, section out hair for braid based on desired size and placement and apply a small amount […]

    10 Bad Things For Healthy Hair

    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’ […]

    Blonde Hair Inspiration for Spring 2015

    It’s all about the blonde this season and Aveda has just the products and skills to get you there. From platinum to strawberry, the blonde spectrum can be endless and overwhelming. To help you decide on the right shade, we rounded up some of our favorite blonde tones, all achieved using #AvedaColor.   Rose Gold […]

    Trend Report: Blonde Bombshell

    Trying to decide on a way liven up your look for the change of seasons? Based on looks from runways, red carpets, and magazines, blonde is the go-to hair color for 2015. Aveda’s Rare Bloom collection features beautiful golden hues with its new Enlightener Blonde Finish Protective Toners. This product can customize blonde shades based […]

    Spring Pastel Hair Color Ideas

    Spring has sprung and it is officially the season of pastels! Let Aveda find the perfect custom color for your hair. Take a cue from these girls who prove pastel hair color is the perfect way to spring into a fresh, new look! A photo posted by Jessica Ryland ✂️ A photo posted by HAIR […]

    2015 Catwalk for Water

    The Catwalk for Water Fashion Show is an annual event hosted by Aveda Institutes that promotes clean water awareness through featuring looks that blend style and sustainability. The fashion show doubles as a contest where aspiring cosmetologists can enter to win a full ride scholarship to Aveda Institutes, an opportunity to make their dreams come […]

    Trend Watch: Pixel Hair

    From ombre to pastel, hair coloring styles and techniques have been taken to a new level these past couple of years. The market for creative and innovative hair trends has expanded and we are loving every minute of it. The latest trend? Pixel hair! This trend was introduced in Spain by hair colorists Jose Luis […]

    #SpringIntoAveda Contest: Click Here to Read More

    Bring your best beauty look forward this Spring and enter for a chance to win a $100 Aveda Institute gift card. Like us on Instagram at @AISouth and take a picture or 15 second video of your most creative spring hair and makeup look. Include #SpringIntoAveda to be entered to win. We will have a […]

    How to Create a Soft Chignon Bun

    Present How to Create a Soft Chignon Bun Hair by: Madison Picone &Samantha Sparks Step 1: Blow-dry hair straight using a paddle brush and Brilliant Universal Styling Crème. Step 2: Take a middle section and secure with a hair tie, leaving two equal sized sections on the left and right side. Step 3: Twist right […]

    AISouth Aveda Educator’s Experience at Fashion Week

    My experience at Fashion Week   I came to Aveda because I wanted to be a part of a culture. A Brand. A company with a mission that I could eat, breathe and live by. I knew by being a part of the Aveda family that I would have the support and education I would […]

    Create a Simple Hairstyle with a Half Crown Braid

    Aveda Institutes South Florida created a step-by-step tutorial to show you how to create a simple half crown braid. This hairstyle is a fun way to impress your friends without spending too much time trying to style it! Follow the steps below to recreate this look. What you will need: Paddle brush Finishing brush Natural […]

    Rare Bloom Creates Rare Beauty

    Here’s a sneak peak of how AVEDA took a cue from the natural beauty of the prairie to create this spring collection. Check out our new limited edition Rare Bloom collection!   A photo posted by Hopehair (@hopehair) on Feb 26, 2015 at 2:11pm PST   A photo posted by Anna Conte (@cocamia) on Feb […]

    The Future of Beauty School Education

    “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 […]

    Award-Winning Hairstyles from the 2015 Oscars

    The 2015 Oscars was a night of glitz and glamour! All the stars were dressed to impress with stunning gowns and beautiful hairstyles to match. Check out our top ten favorite hairstyles from last night’s awards show. #10 Dakota Johnson The 50 Shades of Grey star wore a simple texturized pony tail with her wispy […]

    Become a Successful Stylist at AVEDA Beauty Schools

    Former Aveda Institute grad, Jamie Bailey, has grown with AVEDA to build an impressive portfolio of work.  He’s worked with celebrities and on high end fashion shoots, contributing his success to determination and the education he received while attending an Aveda Institute. We had a moment to talk with Jaimie about his journey from Aveda […]

    Bloom into Spring with Our Rare Bloom Makeup Collection

    With the harsh winter weather coming to an end, it’s time to freshen up your makeup routine to go with the sunny days to follow. Aveda’s new limited edition makeup line, Rare Bloom, has just the products you need to stay on trend with the change of seasons. Inspired by the natural brightness and life […]

    Be Inspired by AVEDA Color

    Hair color has become a popular new kind of accessory, allowing for a unique outlet to express creative and fashion forward style. Aveda color is Ammonia free and up to 99% naturally derived. Now you can keep up with the latest hair trends without ruining your luscious locks.   From more natural earthy tones to […]

    Wear your Heart in your Hair this Valentine’s Day

    Whether you’re spending this Valentine’s Day on a date or by having a night out with your friends, there are always reasons to celebrate the holiday of love. As for us, we wanted to celebrate the love we have for our hair! What better way than to wear your heart in your hair? Take a […]

    Make Every Day Beautiful

    When you look and feel beautiful, your energy is naturally uplifted. That’s why Aveda’s Beautifying aroma has been a go-to guest favorite for decades. So when our guests said they wanted more products with the Beautifying aroma they love, we created a body cleanser and moisturizer duo destined to make ever day remarkably beautiful. Experience […]

    Why Aveda Institute Dallas is the Best Beauty School

    Read why these students chose Aveda Institute as the best beauty school for them. This group of students represents the passion and drive that all of our Aveda Students hold. This class is always positive, supportive, fun, involved and engaged. In addition, they also have outstanding technical and creative skills. They add so much spirit to […]

    Meet The New Aveda Eye Creme

    Introducing AVEDA Botanical Kinetics energizing eye creme. Global Impact: Addresses under-eye dark circles – the #2 global eye concern. Proven Results: Reduces the appearance of under-eye dark circles and puffiness in 30 days when used twice daily. Energized Eyes: Features a 98% naturally derived formula that helps energize the look of skin around the eyes. […]

    Why Aveda Is The Best Beauty School For Me

    Read why these students chose Aveda Institute as the best beauty school for them. “I believe Aveda is the best beauty school in South Florida because Aveda teaches from a curriculum that is easy to understand and it’s all on our virtual portal so I can assess it at home! I love Aveda because I […]

    A Miami / Fort Lauderdale Beauty School That Goes Beyond

    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 […]

    Our 5 Favorite Men’s Hairstyles for the 2015 Golden Globes

    While the women stole the show at the 2015 Golden Globes with their fashion and beauty ranging from daring to classic, we can’t forget to acknowledge the men. They were dressed to impress with some men rocking the rugged facial hair look while others opted for a cleaner  more classic style. Of all the looks, […]

    Top 5 Favorite Hairstyles from the 2015 Golden Globes

    Leave it to the Golden Globes to provide some major hair inspiration for any girl to try for a sure way to impress. From tousled pony tails to sleek asymmetrical bobs, here are five of our favorite red carpet looks from the 2015 Golden Globe awards. #5 Emily Blunt We love the grecian style of […]

    Love and Education

    At AI South, our goal is to provide our students with the best education and learning experience possible.  By wrapping love into our curriculum, our students learn not only the technical skills, they also learn about mutual respect, one of our core values at AI South.  If we are respectful of others in the same […]

    Beauty School Student Creates AVEDA Mission Video

      Josie Vidal is currently a student at Aveda Institute South Florida.  She’s 25 years old, originally from Ecuador, and spends most of her free time volunteering and painting.  Her artistic and creative skills are displayed beautifully in the above Aveda Mission video she created. We asked Josie what inspired her to create this powerful […]

    Wiping Out Waste at AVEDA Institute Washington DC

    Aveda Institute Washington DC continues to be a working example of our AVEDA mission. Through their collaborative efforts with The Park Avenue Building, they’re able to set an example for environmental leadership. Way to represent our AI South culture!  

    Pink Hair We Do Care

    If you peruse through the popular hashtags on Instagram you’ve probably seen #PinkHairDontCare a time or two.  Here at AVEDA, staff, students, and guests are going pink to show that they DO care.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this is a cause that is very close to us all.  If you weren’t already […]

    New York Fashion Week Hair How To

    A straight style expands into erratic waves for Ann Yee’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection Above Designer Ann Yee with Aveda Guest Artist Jon Reyman discuss the hair backstage before her Spring/Summer 2015 Presentation “The romanticism of a stormy spring meets mixed media,” said Designer Ann Yee in speaking of her Spring/Summer 2015 collection that premiered this past […]

    In Memory of Gary Howse 1956-2014

    In Memory The Aveda Network has lost one of its most beloved and influential salon and institute owners, Gary Howse, co-founder of Gary Manuel Salons & Aveda Institute, Seattle, who passed away unexpectedly this past week. An editorial stylist, educator, and excellent business leader, Gary’s own personal philosophy mirrored that of the Aveda Mission. He […]

    Blogger Talks Aveda Smooth Infusion Naturally Straight

    New to the world of beauty vlogging, Alyssa of Alyssa Forever has certainly arrived. With just one year of vlogging on her YouTube Channel Alyssa Forever, Alyssa garnered over 1 million likes on her first video and was just recently named Allure magazine’s 2014 Blogger of The Year. Known for her gorgeous corkscrew mass of […]

    How To Do 5 Easy Summer Hair Styles

    Summer can be harsh on your hair!  Luckily AVEDA can protect your hair with our array of Sun Care products!

    For best results come in to your nearest AVEDA Institute location and let one of our advisers pick out the product that will best fit your needs.

    5 Aveda Tips For Summer

    Let AVEDA help you look and feel your best this Summer with these 5 simple Summer tips. 1. Ricardo Dinis, Aveda Artistic Director, Hair Cutting, recommends going with the flow for summer style. 2. After a shower or bath, apply a few drops of our AVEDA Calming Composition to damp skin to seal in moisture. […]

    AVEDA Heart Lands Collection Makeup Tutorial

    This past fall, YouTube video blogger Natalie Gramling visited our Aveda Institute Tampa Bay location. While there she was treated to a makeup application by one of our Tampa Bay educators.  After learning some quick and easy makeup tips, she was able to re-create the look at home in her own how-to video.  The makeup pallet used was the Heart Lands Collection.

    Aveda in Hawaii

    To announce the new packaging design of the Damage Remedy™ collection, Aveda’s creative team took the high road — literally — venturing 6,000 feet above sea level to Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the largest volcano on Earth and one of the most active, for the campaign photo shoot.


    At Aveda, we think in new ways. We create synergy by simultaneously pursuing deserving economic and ecological goals. There is power in bringing two disparate things together (and two heads are better than one), so we meet today’s challenges with a commitment to partnerships that double our force to change the world. Today and tomorrow […]

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