A Single Mom Who Followed Her Gut

“Making folks feel amazing with a fresh cut or color was my jam, and the whole team at the school made me feel like I was at home.”

Read Savana’s story

Leaving Medicine to Pursue Beauty Passion

“I knew that my true passion was making people feel beautiful. The world of cosmetology called to me, and I decided to dive in headfirst.”

Read Daizy’s story


An Inspiring Personal Transformation

“I found myself thriving on the interaction. Connecting with clients, bonding with classmates—it brought out this resilience and joy in me that I didn’t know I had.”

Read Katie’s story

Following in My Family’s Footsteps, My Own Way

“We have pop-up classes where industry professionals come in to teach us. It’s great because not all students are comfortable reaching out, but Aveda brings the pros to us.”

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“The graduates I’ve hired from Aveda Institute Boise are 1-2 years ahead of the graduates I’ve hired from other schools.” -Mechele Duke, Owner of Rain Salon and Spa.

“I love Aveda because its all natural! Giving back to the world we live in is soooo important and Aveda is a wonderful example of it! The people I’ve met and the wonderful relationships I’ve made already! This profession is forever changing! Trends will always will always be changing and so will your career! Also you get to help people express themselves through how they look and make them feel confident and beautiful!” – Brea

“Aveda cares for everything, each other, their clients and the environment. Giving back is so important and it helps shape you as an individual. I love this school because you can feel the acceptance and love everyone has for each other. We truly care for everyone. I love this profession because I can help others feel amazing about themselves, people and society, even when society can be hurtful and I want to bring out peoples inner beauty and confidence. “ – Rachel

“I love Aveda because they are so natural and super environmentally friendly! Everyone in this school is so sweet. I came in and felt just like family. I love it here!” – Shayla

“The smell of Aveda’s products and the fact that the company does what they say the will makes me love Aveda! The instructors, owners and staff are amazing here! There is so much to do in this field, the options are never ending!” – Baily

“I love Aveda because of their values. We are a family here at the institute, everyone makes you feel truly welcome. I love this school. Getting to see peoples reactions to the service I have provided them is priceless!” – Ashley

“Aveda cares about it’s professionals. The school really works to meet my needs and they really show that they care. I get to interact with so many different people, and make them feel better about themselves, its so great!” – Megan T

“Aveda cares for the people, animals and planet. This school is an excellent environment to learn, grow and share your skills. I love cosmetology because it gives me the ability to make someones day by providing excellent service!” – Charlie

“I love Aveda because it is a lifestyle salon centered on our environment. The people here are super nice! I get to make people feel amazing about themselves as well as be creative and learn something new everyday.” – Kaileigh

“It is incredible to be a part of something bigger than myself every single day that I am at school, and to get to be aligned with a company that holds us to a higher standard. The one on one time that I get with my instructors and all of the passion they instill in me makes me so happy I chose the Aveda Institute. I love this profession because I get to wake up and do what I love!” – Darienne

“I love being involved with such an ethically strong company. The Aveda color line also rocks my socks! I love this school because it has helped me grow so much as a person. The staff put so much stake into me as a person, and make me feel like they care about me as an individual and not just another nameless student.” – Cami

“I love Aveda because the products are so amazing. The instructors here are a wealth of knowledge to help lead us to success. I am becoming a cosmetologist because I love helping people bring their inner beauty to reflect on the outside and express themselves.” – Lacy

“I love Aveda because they give back to the world. They really care and it shows. This school is awesome because of the amazing people and the great instructors. I love making people feel better.” – Jacquline

“I love the brand and what they stand for and the causes they involve themselves with. Everyone helps everyone and everyone here is supportive. Everything is very hands on. There is so much room for creativity in this world!” – Kimberly

“I love Aveda because of what they stand for. Giving back is so important and I love that I get to be a part of it. Everyone here is so welcoming and makes you feel truly loved. I will be an amazing stylist one day because my Aveda family. It is so rewarding to help others feel good and change their day. I want that to reflect on every single of my clients.” – Mckenna

“I love that the product with Aveda is naturally derived and ecologically sustainable. This school is great because of the people. Everyone is so professional and makes you feel so comfortable. This profession allows me to help people see the beauty in themselves.” – Olivia

“I love how earth friendly Aveda is. This company is so inline with my personal beliefs. All of the specialty classes are amazing. This field is so social, creative and artistic.” – Alyssa

“Aveda cares about the world we live in, sustainable resources and the products do what they promise. We are a big family here and I have made so many friends. Cosmetology is something I have always wanted to do and I have been able to grow on my natural talent here.” – Sydney

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Now's the perfect time to pursue a career in cosmetology, esthetics or barbering. We'll even help you find a job after you graduate! We offer financial aid to those who qualify and our schedule allows you to have the perfect school/life balance.

The Trashion Show photos are here! 

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We want to say Happy Anniversary to our Education Lead, Jessica! 

Thank you for being such an amazing addition to our team and we are so thankful for all you do! 

If you see her, tell her how much we appreciate her!
I’m working lateeee cuz I’m a Cos Student ✨

But all that hard work turns into beautiful hair for you 

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Our cosmetology program provides students with training in hair, skin, and nail care.

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Our esthetics program focuses on the theory and practical application of skin care techniques.

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Nail Tech

We offer a nail technology program that trains students in the art and science of nail care.

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Our barbering program is designed to teach students fades, shaves, skin care and more.

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Our salon is supervised by our experienced educators, and as a result you can experience and enjoy Aveda salon and spa services at amazing prices. All services are performed by our students under the supervision of licensed professionals. We offer special perks through our Pure Privilege Membership, and we offer a full range of salon and spa services. Check out our work below, and contact us today to book your appointment.
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