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Student Blog: The Beacon Experience

THE BEACON EXPERIENCE By: Becca Thompson, Cosmetology Student a Aveda Institute Chapel Hill As an Aveda Institute student, there are many opportunities to explore with your cosmetology or esthetics education. One of my favorite experiences is the Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) Beacon, an elite program that provides “top beauty industry students with a unique opportunity…

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Fall In Love With Your Future – 5 Steps for Planning Your Career in Beauty

You’ve been dreaming of a career in beauty – you know it’s your passion and that you deserve a bright future. But between education planning, licensing, paperwork, industry nuances, and financing, getting there can feel daunting. We’re breaking down five key steps to get you working towards your dreams. FIND YOUR “WHY” Self-reflection is a…

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Parenthood and Cosmetology School: A Balancing Act

Moms and dads do it all—from packing lunches to encouraging their kids to chase their dreams. Parenting can be pretty inspiring … but what if your own dreams have taken a backseat? Aveda graduates Rashea Gill, Dominique Finney, and Laura Tamez are here to tell you that your dream career is never out of reach….

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How to Shine in a Salon Interview

You’ve taken all the right steps by enrolling in an Aveda Institute, practicing behind the chair, making valuable connections, and building a knowledge base. Now what? You’re ready for the big leagues! The hiring process for top salons can be daunting, and we know the question every Aveda student ponders: how do you shine in…

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What to Ask While Touring a Beauty School

You’ve set your goals and are on your way to enrolling in beauty school! But, with that comes a large investment – both in time and money. Before you commit, it’s important to ask the right questions when you visit potential schools. Covering all your bases will ensure you set yourself up for success! 1. WHAT…

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A Career You Dream About

Do you wake up dreaming about a creative career that combines technical skills with a passion for helping others? Welcome to a day in the life of Dottie Greene. We got Dottie to spill the herbal tea on the life of an Aveda Institute student and trust us—it’s piping hot. Read on to find out…

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What is an Esthetician?

What is an esthetician? What does it involve? What are the career paths? If these are the type of questions that pop in your head, keep reading to discover if a career in esthetics at Douglas J Aveda Institute might just be what you’re looking for! What is an esthetician? An esthetician is a skincare…

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Why Self-Care Matters Now More Than Ever

Written by: Jase Bonifield Why is Self-Care So Important Now? Practicing self-care is so crucial now more than ever. As most people are stuck at home and working remotely, it’s become harder and harder to separate our work lives from our personal lives. And this, ultimately, throws us off-balance. This is why Suzanne Rohan Jones, associate…

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Student Story: Lydia

Jul 16 2020

We’re proud of our beauty school students and want to show them off every chance we get! See why we’re so proud of Jailyn and learn about her story!

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Now is the Best Time to Start Beauty School

Have you ever considered entering the exciting world of the beauty industry? It may not seem like it, but right now is the perfect time to start! With so many people facing uncertainties with unemployment, there is no better time to start on a path to a new career. The best part, you can complete…

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