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Latest Blog Posts

11 Natural Hairstyles We Can’t Get Enough Of

Apr 10 2018

Natural hair is all the rage, and there’s no stopping this trend. We couldn’t be more excited to see ladies and gentlemen rocking their natural textures in a variety of ways. Here are eleven natural hairstyles we just can’t get enough of in 2018. How will you slay these looks? 1. Curly, Edgy Mohawk Mohawks…

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Pastel Hair is Still In!

Apr 09 2018

Trends come and go. We all know that. Puffy sleeves from the 80s are out, but 80s denim jackets are all the rage. Early 2000s kitty heels are thankfully out, but glitter eyeshadow is good to stay. If you look around, pastel hair has been a hit for a couple of years now. No color…

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How to Transfer Beauty Schools

There are a variety of reasons why you might need to transfer beauty schools. Whether you’re moving, your school is closing or your current school isn’t meeting your needs, changing schools can be rough. Here at Douglas J Aveda Institutes we believe that the process doesn’t have to be hard. We want to be as…

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How to Build Your Skincare Routine Based on Your Skin Type

Mar 28 2018

Everyone’s skin is different. One-size-fits-all products hardly ever work for people with most skin conditions, and it’s because your skin needs tailored products and solutions. Building a skin care routine can seem hard, especially if all your friends have similar routines that don’t work for you. If you’re struggling to come up with a routine…

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International Students: Welcome to Douglas J Aveda Institute!

Mar 23 2018

❤️Living Your Dream💭 Do you have a passion for beauty? Do you want to make your living by doing what you love? Are you looking for a fresh start? Your next step could be at Douglas J Aveda Institute Chicago or Royal Oak! Everyone on our campus knows just how you feel! We are a…

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Featured Blogs: Career Dreams Series

Mar 16 2018

Updated May 2018! The beauty and wellness industries can offer a variety of career opportunities to those who work hard, are passionate and are ready to put their heart into everything they do. Here you can find a short list and description of all the Career Dream blogs that we have featured on our blog…

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Career Dreams: Esthetician

Mar 09 2018

What is an Esthetician? An esthetician is a someone who specializes in the beautification of the skin. However, it’s important to know that an esthetician is not a doctor or a surgeon. The services provided by an esthetician are strictly cosmetic skin treatments, such as but not limited to: Facials Waxing Laser Treatments Microdermabrasion Chemical…

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Our Favorite Braids

Mar 06 2018

Are you stuck in a hair rut? Are you doing the same hairstyle day in and day out? It’s time to mix things up and to start mastering your braiding techniques. Here are some of our favorite braids and a step-by-step guide on how to perfect them. Keep calm, and braid on! The Rope Braid…

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Student Stories: Blake Webster

Mar 01 2018

We ❤️ our students and alumni! Whether they graduated years ago or just set foot onto campus, we are proud of those in the Douglas J family. This month we are proud to shine the spotlight on one of our more recent graduates: Blake Webster! About Blake Blake graduated from the cosmetology program at our…

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5 Bad Hair Day Styles

Feb 26 2018

Your alarm goes off and you sluggishly walk to your bathroom to get ready for the day only to be greeted by a monster on your head. Yep, today you are dealing with a classic bad hair day. We all have them. It comes with having gorgeous locks. But do not fret, we have five…

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