Why Aveda?

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 AppealAveda is a brand that has inspired deep consumer loyalty, as featured in The Harvard Business Review and the book Trading Up.
  • Fastest Growing Salons NationwideThe 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.

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David Adams
Global Technical Director, Aveda
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.
Charlene Stratton
Owner, Artbeat Salon & Gallery
In my experience, the Aveda Institute graduates are far better prepared for the salon environment. They come to the salon with a high level of confidence, outstanding customer service skills and extensive product knowledge already in place.
Marjorie Livingstone
Owner, Aveda Bethesda Salon and Spa
Hiring students from the Aveda Institute makes it easier on me as an owner because I don’t have to spend as much time, energy and money retraining them on the Aveda methodology. They come prepared already knowing product knowledge and the Aveda signature spa services.

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