Welcome (AIP) to the Downtown Provo Neighborhood!

We are happy to share with you a few sneak peeks of our new location in Downtown Provo!  We have been so warmly welcomed to the Downtown Community by our neighbors including the Mayor’s Office, Foxglove Floral, Los Hermanos, Gloria’s Little Italy, High Stepping, Velour, Sammy’s Cafe, Sodalicious, Guru’s, and the Downtown Provo Alliance.

Stop in 210 N University Ave for a warm cup of Aveda Comforting Tea, stress-relieveing ritual, and tour of the new facility.  While you are there, schedule an appointment for a salon or spa service!

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Hooray for our new location: FPs and team jump for joy on the Salon Floor!

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Future Professionals performing services under the supervision of licensed educators. Aveda Romantic Grandeur images further beautify the space!

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Enjoy a relaxing Shampoo Ritual or Botantical Hair and Scalp Therapy Treatment in our Shampoo Lounge.

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Stop in for a Stress Relieving Ritual and cup of Aveda Comforting Tea in our Experience Center.

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The Roaring Twenties Inspires Breast Cancer Research

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When I was in sixth grade, I was in a school play about the 1920’s. I recall learning about this decade in the eyes of a flapper, as that was my part in the play. My mom made a beautiful dress for me, full of fringe, as I learned some “new-old” dance moves for the play. Even at the age of 11 as I played the part of a flapper, I felt the empowerment, the inspiration to dance and have fun, to live and be free.

The 1920’s is regarded as a break from tradition and a flirtatious and romantic decade of modern living. People began to feel liberated (especially women) and new trends in fashion and beauty were inspired on the movie screens or jazz clubs. Consumer demand inspired modern technology and inventions.

Fast-forward to the 1990’s when breast cancer research and awareness began to make an…

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Welcome. It’s A Great Day at Aveda.

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Walk into any Aveda Experience Center (aka retail store) and you’ll be kindly greeted by an Aveda Advisor proudly saying “welcome to Aveda” accompanied by a cup of warm Aveda Comforting Tea. The aroma of 25 pure plant and flower essences (#smellsLikeAveda) will wrap around your mind, body and soul like a warm blanket. Like an enchanting spell, it’s as if you’ve been lightly lifted off your feet as you float around admiring the latest in Ayurvedic-inspired beauty products.

“It’s a great day at Aveda” has become a tagline sentiment of those who live the Aveda lifestyle. From the moment I first experienced the Aveda difference, I was smitten. I didn’t know it then, (nearly 20 years ago as pre-teen just beginning my exploration of the world of beauty) but Aveda was about to change my life. With a bottle of Shampure Shampoo in hand, I knew there was something…

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The Roaring 20’s: Inspire Greatness Hair and Makeup Shows to Benefit Breast Cancer Research

Every October, we join in the fight against breast cancer by fundraising for cruelty-free research through the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. You can join us at our upcoming hair and makeup shows! Proceeds all go to the cause! Check out the posters for details.
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It’s a Hard Lesson for Us Hairstylists

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You’ve heard it before and it’s a wonderful ego stroke; your clients praising your genius and telling you they will follow you to the ends of the Earth.

“I can’t live without you, I will follow you anywhere.”
“Nobody has ever done my hair as well as you.”
“I need you to come live with me and do this every morning.”

And then suddenly you realize it’s been months since her last visit and she isn’t booked for anything upcoming. You stalk her Facebook page and see she doesn’t have roots. Maybe she even unfriended you.

You did her wedding hair, you were with her through the tough times, supported her through the break-ups, did her baby’s first haircut. You were a part of all her major milestones. She was more than just a client. What happened?

There are a lot of reasons clients move on. And it is usually…

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Naturally Straight

Screen Shot 2014-05-27 at 8.19.21 PMWe  are SO excited for AVEDA’s new addition to the Smooth Infusion family – Naturally Straight! If you are looking for a way to cut down your style time in the mornings this is the product for you. It straightens curls more over time with continued use, amazing but what if you miss the curls? Naturally Straight will wash out in three shampoos. Come in today for a free sample and make sure to share you straight selfie with us on instagram #avedanaturallystraight @inspireaveda.

 

Review shout outs!

Lets celebrate our amazing guests for writing down their experience as well as our FP’s for giving all of their guests $500 haircuts!

 

“Kristina did a fabulous job! She is going to make an amazing stylists! 2 thumbs u=)”

“Amazing! There was no need for me to be apprehensive about a new person. She was awesome in every way” (Review for Katie H)

“Nicolette did an outstanding job-she is a colorist extraordinaire”

“Gilad was amazing and I was privileged to be part of his teaching process & work with the student”

 

 

Inspire greatness!

 

 

NAHA Nominee

Screen Shot 2014-04-30 at 1.03.22 PMCongratulations to IG’s own Brad Van Dyke for his nomination for Make-up artist of the year!

Earth Day 2014

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Happy Earth Day! At AVEDA every day is Earth Day but today especially. Today we honor Horst Rechelbacher without his love for others, commitment to the environment, and passion for wellness, we would not have this family which we call Aveda. Thank you, Horst!

David Wagner visits AIT

We are so excited to welcome David Wagner, creator of the Daymaker Movement, as a Master Series on Tuesday April 15th! UPDATE TO LOCATION: We will be at the JW Marriot Starr Pass in the Tucson Ballroom. Professionals and Guests, you may purchase tickets at the door. Free for Fps and team, see you there! Screen Shot 2014-04-12 at 8.52.27 PM