Why Aveda Institute?

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Cutting Edge Curriculum

Aveda is the only major beauty brand that has a complete education system with dedicated programs for the latest techniques and trends in hairstyling and salon business development to make sure that you are always on top of your game in this industry.

Aveda Brand

Aveda is the first beauty company manufacturing hair and skin care products with organic, plant-based alternatives rather than the synthetic chemicals found in most hair care products. Our company uses 100% certified wind power as its energy source.

Endless Opportunities

Endless opportunities exist in the Aveda network of over 7,000 salons/spas, institutes and stores in over 20 countries. Graduates of our hairstyling programs can go anywhere their talent takes them.

Industry Innovators

Be inspired by the top hairstylists and beauty industry leaders that call Aveda home. Learn from these world-renowned global hair artists at special editorial hairstyling workshops, industry events and Aveda Advanced Academy classes held across the world.

At Aveda Institute Las Vegas we provide a quality professional education by:

  • Creating an environment of trust and respect
  • Encouraging a commitment to teamwork
  • Promoting personal and professional development
  • Inspiring the continuous quest for knowledge and growth
  • By supporting our students in this manner, we enable them to provide service that exceeds our clients’ expectations.

Our Mission at Aveda Institute Las Vegas is to provide our students the knowledge to pass the state board exam, an environment, which allows them to acclimate to salon life, and the promise of an inspiring journey.

Our learning environment includes:

MASTERPIECE: Become a Master

A unique program developed exclusively for Aveda Institute Las Vegas where we use an artistic approach to learning.


 Painting with Scissors – Cosmetology

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Be inspired by your journey as you discover 5 Core Elements

  • Art
  • Fashion/Spa Sense
  • Customer Service
  • Community Connection
  • Technique
 Absolutely Touching – Esthiology
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The 4MAT® model is a framework for understanding the way organizations learn, grow and evolve. 4MAT provides a common language for understanding the way individuals move through the process of experiencing and integrating knowledge.


Learning is the core process that drives innovation and sustainable growth.





Receive professional training in the latest styles and techniques in hair cutting and styling, skin care, nail care, and makeup. From a foundation of theoretical knowledge, you will perfect your techniques and learn professional business building skills.

The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to prepare students for the State of Nevada Licensing examination and for gainful employment. A student will learn the technical, personal and business skills to prepare you for work in a professional salon as a cosmetologist, retail sales specialist, salon manager or owner.


Educate yourself in facial techniques, waxing, makeup, health, and nutrition. Students learn the theoretical technical skills and business building techniques necessary to promote success in the spa industry.

The Esthiology curriculum is designed to prepare students for the State Licensing examination for estheticians and for gainful employment. A student will learn specialized techniques to purify balance and renew the skin and study international trends in makeup. Job opportunities are available in the salon, medical and retail industries.

Your training will encompass three types of learning:

  1. Theoretical knowledge, the foundation of your education.
  2. Practical experience, the application of your knowledge.
  3. Professional business-building skills, vital for your success.

Each phase of your education will emphasize a different combination of learning approaches.