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Tag: hair

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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October 2, 2017

2017 NAHA Student Hairstylist of the Year

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Aisling Campbell is an Inspire Greatness graduate from our Tucson, Arizona campus. She is an example of what it means to be not only an amazing beauty school student, but a leader in the industry.

What makes Aisling stand out as a beacon of beauty industry leadership? She recently competed in the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA). This competition brings in world renowned hairstylists and well-known fashionistas from around the world. Competing in NAHA is a big deal. Winning NAHA is a huge deal and that’s exactly what Aisling did!

Here are some of the details about what NAHA is, how the competition is run, and what Aisling did to receive this great honor for her family, friends, peers, school, and self.

Student of the Year

NAHA has sixteen …

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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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February 19, 2016

Day-in-the-Life of an Aveda Beauty School Student

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What’s it like to go to beauty school? Well, not just any beauty school… Aveda Institute Denver, an Inspire Greatness Aveda Institute? Our cosmetology student, Alexus Gallegos gives us context from her point of view on a typical day-in-life for her as a student. Alexus toured our institute last year during our Earth Month awareness, which inspired her even more to choose Aveda. Here, at Aveda Institute Denver, the Aveda mission to care for the world we live in, truly comes to life each and every day through our team and students.

My day begins with all things Aveda, like Control Force, Smooth Infusion Nourishing Styling Creme, Volumizing Tonic and Pure Abundance Hair Potion to create lots of volume! #pumpupthevolume #avedaproducts

Then it’s off to school, …

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February 9, 2016

Ian Michael Black Visits Aveda Institute Denver

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“Go as far as you can with that job and see how far you can go. If you keep changing careers, you’ll never get anywhere,” says Ian Michael Black to an audience of cosmetology students in all levels at Aveda Institute Denver. Today, we were humbled, honored and inspired to have Ian Michael Black, Aveda Global Artistic Director for Color, join our Institute to inspire greatness, share a few laughs and tell his story of how he came to be where he is today. As poised as we all were to be in his presence, many of us were crumbling a little inside at the notion of having an “Aveda celebrity” speaking casually to us like he was catching up with a friend. Meanwhile, there’s a huge parade …

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