Conveniently located in Avondale and Phoenix, Arizona.

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Phoenix, Arizona Area

Conveniently located in Avondale and Phoenix, Arizona, Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes welcomes students from throughout the Southwest and the rest of the United States who desire to elevate their beauty industry career to the next level. Learn more about our beauty school programs, schedule a tour of our campus, and even treat yourself at our student salon and spa.

Invest in an Education in Beauty

Utilizing only cruelty-free and 100% vegan Aveda products, our educational programs prepare students for success in an environment that looks and feels like a professional salon and spa, readying them for what to expect in the beauty industry. Our student body is lively and diverse, from young individuals looking to get a leg up, to working adults taking advantage of evening classes, to veterans as well as their family members, and members of Native American tribes. We also welcome transfer students.

Our programs include:

  • Cosmetology: This program explores all facets of hairstyling, makeup, manicures, and pedicures, waxing and brow tinting, facials, and other cosmetic treatments.
  • EsthiologyStudents are taught how to make clients look and feel their best through facials, facial massage, skin treatments, masks, detoxification treatments, and more.
  • Hairstyling: Our Phoenix location is one of two Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes to offer this program, which provides an extensive education in styling, cutting, coloring, trends, and more.
  • Cosmetology/Esthiology Educator: Licensed beauty professionals in Arizona can pass their knowledge and share their passions with the next generation by becoming an instructor through this program.

At Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, our student salon and spa give students the chance to get hands-on with their curriculum while providing top-notch services to clients, utilizing only natural Aveda products. Under the supervision of licensed professionals, our students provide the following services:

  • Hairstyling, coloring, and texturing
  • Hair removal via waxing
  • Makeup and brows
  • Facials, peels, and eye treatments
  • Body treatments, including polishing and wrapping
  • Add-on treatments including mini facials, botanical repair and hair therapy, custom conditioning, and scalp treatment

Aveda products can also be purchased here. To schedule an appointment, call 480-794-1362.

Why choose Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes in the Phoenix, AZ area? Here are just a few reasons:

  • Financial aidEach of our beauty school programs offers financial aid options for those who qualify.
  • Fashion shows and more: All graduating seniors end their program with a professional photo shoot to document their skills for future employers. Those with a passion for high fashion, movie makeup, and the like can apply to participate in extracurricular activities such as:
  • Access to Dream Makers: Our dedicated team is standing by to provide the individualized support each student needs to navigate beauty school and launch a successful career.
  • Flexible Schedules: Day and evening classes are both available.
  • Full Access to All Products: We provide students with all the products and materials they need to provide salon and spa services at no additional cost.

Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is located in the Emerald Design Center on the western side of Tempe, just east of I-10. For more information about our programs, call our admissions team at 602-726-4750, and follow us on Instagram to see what our students are up to in the classroom.

Visit Us

8475 S Emerald Dr Ste 101, 104,
Tempe, AZ 85284

Call Us

Services: 480-794-1362
Admissions: 480-281-1989

Programs Offered

  • Cosmetology
  • Esthiology
  • Hairstyling
  • Cosmetology/Esthiology Educator


Daytime Cosmetology Services
Tuesday – Saturday 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Daytime Spa Services
Wednesday 1:30pm-4:30pm, Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm

Evening Cosmetology and Spa Services
Tuesday – Friday 6:00pm-10:00pm

Retail Hours
Monday 12pm-4pm

Tuesday-Friday 9 am-8 pm

Saturday 9am-5pm

Closed Sunday

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