Our salon-ready environment puts you behind the chair and behind the retail counter – in direct contact with guests for practical experience and long-term success.

San Francisco’s Cinta Aveda Institute is located just blocks from fashionable Union Square, in exciting downtown San Francisco. In San Jose, Cinta Aveda Institute is located in its vibrant downtown area.

Aveda Education is all about you – your passion, creativity and business excellence. We believe in inspiring you to integrate fashion, beauty and wellness into your life.
David Adams – Aveda, Global Technical Director

The Aveda Brand is Established and Highly-Valued

Our beauty school graduates don’t have to work in Aveda salons and spas, but many do. Here’s why:

  • Luxury Brand with Broad Market Appeal

    Aveda is a brand that has inspired deep consumer loyalty, as featured in The Harvard Business Review and the book Trading Up.

  • Fastest Growing Salons Nationwide

    The Aveda Network produces more of Salon Today’s Top 200 Fastest Growing Salons than any other brand. The Cinta Aveda Institute connects with these industry leaders daily through Aveda distributors.

  • Cinta Aveda Institute – Your Beauty School for Success!

    Aveda education gives you the theory, practical hands-on experience and professional business building strategies you need to succeed in an ever-changing industry.