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At Aveda we’re obsessed with our pre-wrapped holiday gift sets. Of course, we love the products inside and the ease they lend us when gifting, but what makes us really cherish them is the dressing. The simple, yet gorgeous lokta bark paper, purchased from the Himalayan Bio-Trade papermaking cooperative in Nepal, with its sumptuous color   Read full story ›


Giving Thanks

Aveda Experience Center team members across North America are preparing for an exciting and successful holiday shopping season this year that, for them, starts on Black Friday. To gear them up for the busy season, team members are spending the Thanksgiving Day holiday relaxing with family, friends, and good food. To get us all in the mood


Holiday Helpers

It’s time to celebrate the joy of the holiday season with family, friends, delicious treats, and a warm mug of Aveda Comforting Tea, all while looking fabulous with gorgeous hair and perfectly pretty party lips! Aveda’s Global Artistic team will help you look your best with these hair and makeup trends and tips for a


Giving Good Cheer

The holiday season is upon us! This fact may have you feeling excited or overwhelmed, or possibly both. To cherish the time of enjoying friends, food, and good cheer, we’ve enlisted Sharah Madrone, owner of Gervais Salon & Day Spa in Eugene, Oregon, to tell us how she helps her staff and guests have a

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Present State

Have you ever met someone that within seconds you know you’re in the presence of a very special person? This is how we feel about Aveda Tribal Elder Shiv Nath Tandon. Shiv Nath is Aveda’s first employee, hired by founder Horst Rechelbacher. There isn’t an area of Aveda that Shiv Nath hasn’t touched, from ingredient


Together We Are Stronger

Above: The Baker River in Patagonia, Chile; photo by Jorge Uzón, courtesy of International Rivers There’s nothing like refreshing and purifying clean water. Water is life that gives our bodies nourishment, helps our food grow, and keeps us alive. Many people in this world don’t have access to this vital life essential. To us, this

Color Wheel

Ian Michael Black does the math to create a personal color collection of game-changing hues, featured exclusively in American Salon

Honoring a passion for high fashion and strong color, Ian Michael Black, Aveda Global Artistic Director, Hair Color, presents Fractal Hues, a new personal collection of primary-to-pastel, ‘we must have’ hair color shades, which debuted exclusively in this month’s American Salon magazine. Named for the fact that formulating color for exquisite effects in design, dimension,

Couture Cuts

Ricardo Dinis creates the standout cuts of the season with Romantic Grandeur

As part of our dreamy Romantic Grandeur collection for Autumn/winter 2014, Ricardo Dinis, Aveda Global Artistic Director, Hair Cutting, created an eclectic array of haircuts to match the collection’s mesmerizing fairytale aesthetic. From long delicate waves to gamine pixies and more, the cuts start with clearly defined silhouettes that are then softened with fine, plumy

Waste Not, Want Not

A recycling program results in 5,150 pounds of food donated to those in need

It’s been a full year since we launched our Full Circle Recycling Program in Aveda Experience Centers across the U.S. in conjunction with g2 revolution®, a leading recycling innovations company, and we’re thrilled to report that the response has been positive for both the environment and for those in need of food. For every Full