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Beauty School in Tucson, Arizona

Are you looking for a fulfilling beauty or wellness career but aren’t sure exactly what you want to pursue? Explore the career training programs available at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, an internationally renowned beauty school with locations around the U.S. Our Tucson, Arizona, campus offers multiple programs to choose from, whether you’ve just graduated high school or are looking for a career change. Learn more about our beauty school and the services available at our student salon and spa.

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Courses Offered

Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is a cutting-edge beauty school that combines education and hands-on practice at our salons to provide students with the skills they need to take state licensure exams. At our Tucson campus, we offer multiple programs, including:


Our Cosmetology program teaches students to provide a wide variety of beauty services, like haircutting and coloring, hairstyling, manicures and pedicures, hair removal, makeup application, and more.


In the Esthiology program, students learn skin care treatments and knowledge, including facials, hair removal, and how to work with outstanding Aveda brand skin care products.



Our Hairstyling program teaches students about traditional hair stylist topics, as well as hair design, updos, braids, and more.

Massage therapy

The Massage Therapy program prepares students with the knowledge and skills they need to become licensed massage therapists.

Cosmetology/Esthiology Instructor

The Tucson campus also offers a Cosmetology/Esthiology Instructor program for beauty professionals who are already licensed and looking to switch up their careers while staying in the industry.

View the Tucson campus course catalog to discover more about what you can learn at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes.

Beauty Services Available in Tucson, AZ

Located in the heart of downtown, the Tucson campus is easily accessible for students and salon guests. At our salon, clients receive hair and spa treatment services at affordable prices, while students get invaluable experiences they can’t obtain in a classroom.

Clients can seek a range of beauty services, including:

Cosmetology Services

Cosmetology services available at the Tucson campus include:

  • Haircut and style
  • Bang or beard trim
  • Shampoo and style
  • Hair coloring services like glosses, foils, and custom colors
  • Hair and scalp treatments for hydration, repair, etc.
  • Makeup services like brow and lash tinting, henna tinting, and lash lifts

Esthiology Services

At our Tucson salon, our esthiology students offer many skin care services, including:

  • Facials:Customized skin care treatments based on each client’s needs, including options like the Aveda Dual Exfoliation Peel Facial and Aveda Tulasara Facial.
  • Facial peels:Removes dead skin and enhances the appearance of skin, like the Skin Script Chemical/Enzyme Peel and Perfecting Plant Peel that can be added to facials.
  • Hair removal:Removes unwanted hair from areas like the face, legs, arms, bikini area, or underarms, typically using wax.
  • Body treatments:Target different areas on the body to restore balance (Aroma Body Mask and Aroma Back Treatment).
  • Dermaplaning:Removes vellus hair and dead skin from the face with a sharp razor tool to brighten skin.
  • NuFace microcurrent:Uses low-level electrical current to contour and tone the face and can be added to facials.
  • Microdermabrasion:Exfoliates the skin and improves product absorption and skin texture using a special instrument.
  • High frequency and LED therapy: Special therapies use thermal currents and LED lights to target skin concerns like acne, hyperpigmentation, and wrinkles.
  • Nano needling:Creates minuscule channels in the skin to allow it to absorb products better.
  • Spray tans: Provides a bronzed look without any sun damage.

Hairstyling Services

Services available from our hairstyling students include:

  • Up-styles
  • Two-strand flat twists
  • Two-strand lock twists
  • Comb coils/finger coils
  • Bantu knots
  • Three-strand braids
  • Dry style add-on
  • Permanent waves

If you’re in the Tucson area and need affordable beauty services, visit our salon and spa. Open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and with 11 spa treatment rooms, our Tucson salon is ready to welcome you. For more information about available services and prices, view our Tucson service menu.

Why Train at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes?

Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes is more than a beauty school—we are a cosmetology and spa institution dedicated to training the next generation of beauty and wellness professionals. The Aveda brand has more than 7,000 connections with various salons, spas, and stores in the industry. When a student enrolls in courses at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes, they get access to this network. This is one benefit of studying at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes. Others include:

At our Tucson campus, our courses are flexible with day and evening times so students can continue to balance their other responsibilities with career training.

Start Career Training at Our Beauty School in Tucson, AZ

Aspiring beauty professionals in the Tucson, AZ, area should consider applying to one of the programs at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes. Whether you choose to study cosmetology, esthiology, or massage therapy, you can trust in the firsthand training you’ll find with us. For more information about admissions to our beauty school in Tucson, AZ, request more information or call 520-333-4328. You can also call 520-207-2660 to ask about our beauty services.

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145 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

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Services: 520-207-2660
Admissions: 520-333-4328

Programs Offered

  • Cosmetology
  • Esthiology
  • Hairstyling
  • Massage Therapy (coming 2024!)
  • Cosmetology / Esthiology Educator

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Monday – Saturday: Open for services* from 9:00am – 8:00pm

Monday – Saturday: Phone operating hours open from 9:00am – 8:00pm

Sundays: Closed

*services dependent on current student schedule

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