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Tag: aveda

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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October 2, 2017

Aveda Institute Featured NAHA Nominees

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The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) is part of the Professional Beauty Association’s Beauty Week. It is held in Las Vegas every year and gives beauty industry professionals opportunities to network, display their talent, and create new styles and fashion designs. NAHA has 15 different categories that hair stylists can compete in:

Avant Garde
Editorial Stylist of the Year
Haircolor
Haircutting
Hairstylist of the Year
Makeup Artist of the Year
Master Stylist of the Year
Men’s Hairstylist of the Year
Nail Professional of the Year
Newcomer Stylist of the Year
Salon/School Design of the Year
Team of the Year
Student Hairstylist of the Year
Styling and Finishing
Texture

Within these categories, one winner is chosen out of several nominees.

How NAHA Works

NAHA competitors work with photographers and models to create entries for their chosen category. The competitor, or hairstylist, creates a look …

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September 5, 2017

New York Fashion Week: What Is It and How to Get Involved

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New York Fashion Week is one of the most exciting times for fashion and beauty junkies. It’s one of the biggest beauty industry events held in the United States. For many aspiring beauty industry professionals, being involved in these types of productions is the goal. It’s the dream. If you fit into this group of people, here’s a little bit of background information and some of the best ways to get involved in New York Fashion Week!

What is New York Fashion Week?

NYFW is a week long fashion event held in New York City where many of the latest and greatest designers come together and showcase their new styles and creations. All of the beauty industry’s big names will be in attendance. There are …

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March 26, 2017

Spotlights

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Get to know our students, team members, guests and network Aveda salons and spas!

February Spotlights

Student Spotlight:
Aisha Hurt (aka Esha) is a cosmetology student in our Expression phase.

Before attending cosmetology school, Aisha was a Customer Service and Healthcare Front Office Coordinator. When Aisha was making the decision to go back to school in the beauty industry she spent a lot of time researching and touring schools. When she toured Aveda Institute Denver she felt at home right away and has been taking full advantage of all the opportunities her education has provided so far.

What is your favorite Aveda product?

“Wow, I can’t name just one. I have a few that I love to use, like Smooth Infusion because it produces the best blowouts, and the …

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March 24, 2017

Day In the Life of a Student

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Meet Kat Unruh, cosmetology student at Aveda Institute in Denver. She took over our Instagram to share what it’s like to be a student at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes.

My morning routine always starts with my hair! I usually only wash my hair every other day, so for my day two (or three) hair I  use a touch of dry shampoo and I recently got a sample of the Aveda Shampure Thermal Dry Conditioner! It’s the newest part of my daily routine.

Off to school with my fiancé Kody driving. To save money and to reduce car pollution we often car pool with other students in my class and he drops us off in the mornings.

 

Striking a pose with one of my besties on campus, …

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