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Latest Blog Posts

Douglas J Offering Options For Displaced Regency Students

Sep 30 2016

We are very saddened to hear that one of the partners in our great industry is unable to continue in the business. We have been in this business for 50 years and have deep compassion for all those who are impacted. Accepting transfer students Scholarships: up to $1,500 to day-time transfers and up to $2,500…

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Land Your Dream Job!

Aug 31 2016

One of the major benefits of attending an Aveda Institute is the huge amount of exposure to employers of choice. Aveda Institutes are prime hiring grounds for the country’s most elite salons and spas. That’s not just our opinion: each year, Salon Today Magazine names its “Top 200 Salons” in the U.S. Each year, more than half…

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Making the “Impossible” Possible

Dec 17 2014

One of the concerns we hear most from potential Douglas J students is that they’re afraid to take the leap and attend cosmetology or esthiology school because of other responsibilities. Whether they are employed, have family, or other obligations, some applicants sabotage their own success and opt out of enrolling because they assume they can’t…

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The Five Traits of a Great Stylist

Dec 12 2014

If your younger self routinely chopped not only your dolls’ hair but also your own, your little brother’s, and that kid’s from down the street, you may always have felt destined for a career in cosmetology. But success in this industry is about more than just early-childhood scissor wielding. Do you think you have what…

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Seven Reasons Why Aveda Institute Grads Have An Advantage

Nov 20 2014

All cosmetology schools are NOT created equal! Certified beauty schools or cosmetology programs are all required to prepare their students for the state licensing exam — teaching foundational haircuts, color, and chemical processes. But Aveda Institutes offer so much more than prepping you to pass that test. When choosing a cosmetology or esthiology school, it’s smart…

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Get Some Class!

Nov 13 2014

Getting a cosmetology instructor’s license is a great step up the career ladder for a stylist. There are so many work options, and teaching what you love is incredibly rewarding. Whether you want to travel nonstop or stay close to home … to teach small groups or theaters packed full of stylists … there’s a…

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Top Ten Tips To Kill It In a Hair Competition

Oct 18 2014

So you’re lurking on the sidelines, wondering whether it’s worth it to put your pride, time, energy and cash on the line and enter a hair competition. Our answer: Abso-flippin-lutely, it’s worth it! Hair competitions are amazing outlets for you improve your technique, step up your styling game, and flaunt your mad creativity. Follow these…

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Douglas J Alum Files

Oct 15 2014

Ryan Cotton has packed a lot of high-wattage experience into the past dozen years. After graduating from Douglas J Aveda Institute in 2002, Ryan moved to New York City, where his career blew up. Today’s he’s kind of a big deal. Ryan has styled celebrities for the red carpet including Emma Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Julianne…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Much More Than Wearing Pink

Oct 13 2014

During October, when everyone from the NFL to major airlines turn pink, we’re feeling especially proud that Douglas J Aveda Institutes and Salons — and our brand partner, Aveda Corp. — have a long and strong history supporting breast cancer research, prevention, and awareness. With women making up 81% of Douglas J’s workforce, this is…

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The High-End Salon Training You Won’t Get Anywhere Else (Why We Teach Aveda Rituals of Renewal)

Oct 02 2014

When you’re attending Douglas J (or any other Aveda Institute) you’re learning an insane amount of information. That should come as no surprise. Aveda Institutes prep their students for jobs in super upscale salons and spas (not to mention in fashion shows, photo shoots, theater, film — wherever your ambitions take you). Besides the skills needed…

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