Programs Offered

Cosmetology / Esthetics

Recent Reviews

Valentina M.
5/1/2024 via Yelp
via Yelp

My daughter (17) scheduled a full highlight and haircut. 1. She was told they would either have to reschedule or just have a partial 2. The girl that was...

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Ann-Marie I.
4/16/2024 via Yelp
via Yelp

Not my first Aveda institute experience but it is my last. In others I have had space around me like a regular salon but today I was swarmed by the young...

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Irena Audila
4/7/2024 via Google
via Google

The students were so sweet. They followed instructions and making sure they were doing it right. But again remember the lower price you pay is still being done by students! I would say be nice and patient but if you want great result just go somewhere else professional. For me it was just okay

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In the School's Words

The AVEDA Institute was founded to create some of the most successful entrepreneurs in hair, skin and nail esthetics, makeup and total body wellness. Students are educated by professionals, using innovative curriculums that blend professional techniques with retail and business-building skills. Experience the AVEDA difference and start your journey today!

  • iPad Mini included in every kit
  • Digital curriculum offers 24/7 access
  • CampAVEDA immersion program
  • Salon tours & career fairs
  • License fees included
  • 8,000 salons, spas, institutes and stores in 32 countries

Why Aveda

With over 30 years of nurturing beauty, environmental leadership and responsibility, AVEDA sources organic, plant-based alternatives to synthetic chemicals and packaging, providing high-performing, award-winning products that are good for professionals, our guests and the earth. AVEDA is the first beauty company manufacturing with 1% certified wind power. By committing to alternative energy sources we can all have an impact on the energy we consume and help lower our carbon footprint.

What They Say About Us

"My favorite part about the AVEDA Institute is the level of growth I have experienced. This process began from day one with the specialized, individual attention I received from my educators. This attention has continued and I feel very comfortable being able to express myself in ways I didn't think possible. Now I'm very outgoing and have the confidence to perform all techniques I've learned. So far this career is a really great journey and I enjoy being challenged at the AVEDA Institute, which has truly encouraged me to be the best "me" I can be."
- Kaitlyn, student

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Editor's Description

At the Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute in Austin, students receive a well-rounded beauty education that expands their knowledge and sharpens their talents using naturally-derived organic products. The school's passion for creativity aligns perfectly with Austin's eclectic personality, and students are encouraged to express themselves and enjoy a personalized learning approach.

Their cosmetology program combines advanced hair techniques with lessons on personal wellness to create a high-end holistic experience for future clients. The Institute also offers an esthiology program in which students learn to provide a complete "Aveda Spa Experience."

Alumni often note that being trained under Aveda gave their career a step up. As former student Aramis explains, "The extra education that they give us really sets you apart from any other school and definitely puts you at another level when you're looking for a job. It really stands out on your resume."

Aveda showcases their students' achievements in their Hall of Fame, which celebrates many renowned industry experts who launched careers at the school.


Aveda Arts & Sciences Institute Austin offers the following programs:

Cosmetology / Esthetics


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Express your creativity and talent! Our Cosmetology program and master student phase incorporate theory with extensive hands on experience to provide you with a complete understanding of beauty and wellness. The Cosmetology course includes hair cutting, color, texture services, nail care, makeup application, business development, retail knowledge and the concept of gaining and retaining clients.

Upon completion, students move on to the master student phase for intensive real-world training to hone their skills.


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The AVEDA Institute's innovative Esthiology program offers students the opportunity to learn specialized techniques to balance and renew the skin, body and elemental nature. Hands-on clinical experience includes facials, waxing, makeup application, business development, wellness and retail knowledge. Upon graduation, participants will be prepared to take the state licensing examination, opening the door to a future as an esthetician.

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Page last updated: 04/09/2024

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