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Latest Blog Posts

Douglas J Aveda Celebrates 50 Years

Sep 18 2017

Douglas J Aveda Institutes just celebrated 50 years of providing service to our guests and students! From our humble start in 1967, we now have nine locations (six schools and three salons), and are striving to continue our legacy of a great beauty school experience. How We Got Here We started as a small salon…

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Test Your Makeup Knowledge: Halloween Edition

Sep 13 2017

Think you know the best Halloween makeup practices, techniques, hacks and secrets? Take our quiz to find out if you’re right! Did you score 10/10? It’s time to get trained in professional makeup and beauty! Contact the Douglas J Aveda Institutes to find out how you can get started in one of our Esthetics or…

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Is Cosmetology a Job for the Future?

Aug 21 2017

Imagine: a world out of a sci-fi movie, with new technology and artificial intelligence all around you. The boring day to day tasks are being done by robots, and we’re becoming more efficient as a society. As utopian as this might sound, some might not realize how this kind of automation and technology affects the…

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Student Stories: Madison Marra

Aug 16 2017

Here at Douglas J Aveda Institute, we are all family. From the moment you start classes extending into after you graduate and beyond, we support our students. That’s why we’re featuring a student story from one of our recent Royal Oak campus graduates, Madison Marra! Read below about Madison’s journey and why she chose to…

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Student Stories: Tullio Dimichele

Aug 10 2017

Here at Douglas J Aveda Institute, we take pride in our students and their work. We’ve decided to share the amazing journey of one student who has done great things during their time at our Royal Oak campus. This month’s student story belongs to Tullio Dimichele. About Tullio Tullio graduated from our Royal Oak campus…

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What You’ll Need for Beauty School

Aug 09 2017

Back to school season is here. High school grads everywhere are making a move into post secondary education. If you’re planning on attending cosmetology or esthetics school instead of traditional college, your experience will be different than your friends’. We’re here to help guide you in your journey to getting ready for beauty school. Get…

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Does a Cosmetologist Have to Work in a Salon?

Aug 09 2017

Where can someone with a cosmetology license work? Do cosmetologists have to work in salons? Here at Douglas J Aveda Institute, we get these questions a lot. The truth is, licensed cosmetologists can work in places that you may have never guessed, and the salon life doesn’t have to be the only option. Here are…

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Cosmetologist or Esthetician? Which One Are You? Take Our Quiz!

Aug 04 2017

With the rise in popularity of self care, makeup and spa services, it’s no wonder that the beauty industry is booming. With the sky rocketing trends, the job market grows larger, meaning that there are many jobs available. Have you ever thought about becoming a beauty professional? Not sure which avenue would be best for…

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Esthetics and Massage Therapy: A Match Made In Heaven

Jul 20 2017

Continually expanding your horizons, learning new skills, and striving to get better at your job is important. It is a key ingredient in making your career more satisfying and rewarding. If you are thinking about a career in the wellness and beauty industry, it is especially important to keep learning new things because the industry…

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Who is Massage Therapy School For?

The demand for massage therapy education is on the rise. More and more people are realizing that it can be a very rewarding career. So, what type of person succeeds in massage therapy school? What characteristics are good indicators that massage therapy is a good career to go into for someone? Here are a few…

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