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Cinta Aveda Institute, San Francisco

San Francisco Downtown

305 Kearny Street [at Bush]
San Francisco, CA 94108

+1 (415) 496-4787 Admissions—call or text

+1 (415) 989-4400 Guest Services—call or text

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Cinta Aveda Institute, San Jose

San Jose Downtown

111 West St. John Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Admissions—call or text +1 (408) 549-1465

Guest Services—call or text +1 (408) 648-2555

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Female student cuts female client's hair.

Cinta Aveda Institute will help you unlock your creativity as you explore the latest trends and techniques in hair cutting, styling, coloring, permanent waving, and chemical restructuring. More …

Aveda Product - Beautifying Composition Oil


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Cinta Aveda Institute’s Barbering Program does more than prepare you to pass the state exam. It teaches you how to run a successful business, attract and retain customers, and how to flex your creativity! More …

Aveda Product - Smooth Infusion


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Combining theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience, this course puts you on your way to a successful career in skin care. More …

Aveda Product - Hand Relief


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If you are interested in make-up for the entertainment, fashion, bridal, or salon industry, or are hoping to build your professional skills with a continuing education course, our MUD Make-up Designory partnership provides a rigorous education in a vibrant learning environment. More …

Aveda Product - Lip Glaze

Nail Artistry

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Channel your creative artistry and build a money making career in the virally popular nail industry! We’ve partnered with Lacquerbar to build an elite program with 100% focus on the art and business of manicuring. More …


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The CIDESCO certification is the most prestigious diploma in Esthiology. Recognized worldwide, the CIDESCO diploma tells both prospective employers and clients that the recipient is a member of an elite group committed to the highest standards in our industry. More …

Aveda Product - Beautifying Creme
Three Students at the Counter of the Cinta Aveda Institute Salon and Spa

Enjoy great Aveda Salon and Spa services at amazing prices! At Cinta Aveda Institute, you can enjoy Aveda salon services at a fraction of the market cost. All student work is supervised by master instructors. Call (415) 989-4400 for an appointment. Salon & Spa …

Part-time Evening Advanced Make-up Training

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Five Women from Aveda Global Team

Periodically, Cinta Aveda Institute students get the opportunity to work on make-up and hair services for fashion shows and model photo shoots. More …