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Category: Aveda Institute Provo

March 2, 2019

2019 NAHA Student Hairstylist of the Year: McKell Hird

McKell Hird, a cosmetology student at Aveda Institute Provo, won Student Hairstylist of the Year at the 2019 North American Hairstyling Awards this January. As we celebrate her big win, she explains more about her story and the inspiration behind her designs.

Getting Started in Beauty

While McKell has always been interested in beauty, she only recently started on the path to becoming a cosmetologist. Her parents wanted her to try traditional college, so she spent a semester at college in Idaho. Her time in Idaho helped her realize it was not the place for her. It solidified her desire to go to cosmetology school.

Why Aveda?

Because she still wanted to be part of college life, McKell chose to go to cosmetology school in Provo, which is home …

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March 1, 2019

Why Choose a Career in Cosmetology?

Cosmetologists have a variety of exciting career options! Learn more about where cosmetologists can work and what career opportunities are available to them.

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December 31, 2018

How to Make Finger Waves

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One of our very talented educators here at AIP, Britton Valle, put together a really easy and fun tutorial on how to make finger waves. Have you ever wanted the look of a fun finger wave, but don’t have the time or skills to pull it off? We’ll show you how to get the finger wave look with just using your flat iron!

WHAT YOU NEED:

FLAT IRON

COMB

CLIPS (for pinning hair where you need it while working.)

TUTORIAL

1. Comb through the hair, and make a V section of hair for your finger wave.

2. Hold the hair in your hand and give the hair a little “push” straight up. While you push it up, you are giving it …

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December 27, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Liz Farnsworth

The success of our students and graduates is more important to us than anything else, so when we hear about amazing alumni and the incredible things they are up to, we like to brag about them. This month we had the opportunity to talk with Liz Farnsworth, a graduate from Inspire Greatness Aveda Institute in Provo, to hear about her story and journey so far. She’s an exuberant and talented cosmetologist that helped remind us what being a beauty professional is all about!

A Destiny in Beauty

Liz was acquainted with the beauty world from a young age. Her friend’s mother worked in an Aveda salon, so she was able to see first-hand what being a professional cosmetologist looked like. Liz was always fascinated by the many …

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June 13, 2018

New Upcoming Transportation Options for Students in Provo

If you have driven anywhere near the Inspire Greatness Aveda Institute in Provo recently, you probably noticed that much of the road is under construction! While we may not love the eyesore that construction brings, we’re very excited for the completed project. This construction project will be bringing the new Utah Valley Express (UVX) transportation system right past our school!

What is the UVX?

The UVX is a new style of bus transportation that is scheduled to open the first routes in August of 2018. What makes this system unique is that it uses large accordion busses that have dedicated lanes to speed up transit times. The buses are hybrids, using both electricity and gasoline, which can help cut down on emissions and …

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