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January 19, 2018

How to Prepare for a Hair Transformation

Selena Gomez rocked the beauty world with her dramatic hair transformation earlier last year. Her two stylists performed miracles on her hair for 12 hours straight in a single day to transition her from her normal dark color to what she calls “Nirvana Blonde”. It looks incredible and her hair stayed healthy! These sorts of transformations can inspire people to try new hairstyles of their own, but there are some things you should consider before undergoing your transformation.

Always Consult With a Professional

Never undergo a hair transformation without first consulting a professional cosmetologist! Everyone has completely different hair, all the way down to the biology of how their hair would react to different treatments. What works for Selena Gomez …

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Massage Therapy – The Aveda Difference

Are you looking for a career that can give you the freedom to be your boss and help other people? Look no further! Aveda Inspire Greatness Institute offers a comprehensive massage therapy program (at our Denver and Provo locations only) that can equip you with the skills necessary to become a skilled massage therapist. As an Aveda Institute, there are some things that make our massage therapy program significantly different from other comparable programs. We have the Aveda difference!

What Can I Learn at Aveda Inspire Greatness?

Nearly every massage therapy program around the country teaches the same set of basic massage principles and practices. Western massage is rooted in what are known as “Swedish Massage” techniques, which is the most prevalent type of massage in …

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January 2, 2018

What it Means to be Award-Winning

Year after year the Inspire Greatness Aveda Institute strives to break records and win awards. If “Inspire Greatness” is a part of the name, then it’s something we have to live up to as a school! This year was no exception for us as we’ve found more ways to continue to excel. Here we’ll highlight some of the awards that we’ve received in the past year.

Salon Today 200 Awards

The Salon Today magazine has an annual awards issue called Salon Today 200. These awards are designed to identify exemplary business practices and standards in beauty schools. This year, Inspire Greatness was privileged to win two awards and are honored to be selected above all of the great schools considered in 2017!

Salon Today 200: Philanthropy

The Salon …

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December 18, 2017

What Makes Aveda Different?

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Aveda is a beauty industry household name. Their products and logo are things that most people are at least somewhat familiar with. Aveda products even have a distinct scent that most people recognize and love. What many people aren’t familiar with is the story and values behind the Aveda company.

The Beginning

Aveda was founded by an Austrian man named Horst Rechelbacher. He was an accomplished hairstylist who was working for some of the most famous people in Rome by age 17. When he turned 20 he started competing in and winning many of the 1960’s big hairstyling competitions. He traveled to many of these competitions which is what brought him to the United States in 1963.

Horst was in Minneapolis, Minnesota for a competition and was involved …

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What is an Esthetician?

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What is an esthitician? There are a few different segments within the beauty industry. Esthiology (or as you may know it, Esthetics) is one of these. Esthiology is the Aveda Institute’s name to describe what others might call their Esthetics programs. Esthiology includes many of the techniques and treatments that you can get to make your skin healthier and naturally beautiful. An esthetician is the person who provides those services.

What Does an Esthetician Do?

The job of an esthetician is to help you make your skin glow. They are armed with the knowledge of what products and treatments work with specific types of skin. Some services that you can get from a licensed esthetician may include:

Facials
Microdermabrasion
Exfoliation
Chemical peels
Plant-based peels
Facial massage
Much more

Where do Estheticians Work?

You can …

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