Boys Will Be Boys

Precise and versatile cuts for guys are the specialty of the seven skilled stylists of Southpaw, a bustling men’s salon in the trendy Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The diverse male clientele enjoy a unique grooming experience infused with Aveda Rituals of Renewal. Co-owner Howie Goldklang gives us a glimpse into Southpaw: What makes


Creative Compassion for Clean Water

There’s nothing more inspiring to us than watching Aveda artists create beautiful hair from the heart. This was the case a few weeks ago at Taj II Lounge in New York City when Aveda professional stylists and students eagerly and compassionately came together for Catwalks for Water, an artistic eco-fashion show dedicated to raising funds


Winner’s Circle

While we enjoy “Take our Children to Work Day,” in other countries many children are regularly forced into dangerous hard labor and kept from going to school. Enter Kailash Satyarthi, the founder of India-based Bachpan Bachao Andolan, or Save Childhood Movement, a voluntary association dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of children and ending


How to Achieve:The Curls of Meron

If you’ve always wanted to create the kind of beautiful curls seen here on Meron, from Aveda’s “Rare Bloom” Spring 2015 collection, Tippi Shorter, Aveda Global Artistic Director, Textured Hair, provides the steps in perfect time to emulate a fresh style for the spring. These lush and springy (yes pun intended)curls are vibrant and perfectly

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Changing the World One Snip at a Time

Throughout April, Aveda salons, spas and experience centers across the world host a multitude of Earth Month fundraising activities, including one of our favorite events of the year: The Aveda Global Cut-A-Thon. Aveda students, stylists and salons will join together in this important initiative as they volunteer their time to passionately cut locks to raise

Calling All Guardian Angels

Tell us your greatest love for our #ProtectWhatYouLove campaign, to help positively impact our planet-preserving projects. Our pros are also sharing what they love to protect

Now that it’s Earth Month, we’re redoubling our fund and awareness-raising efforts to protect the environment and provide clean water for everyone, everywhere. And since your opinion means the world to us, we want to know what matters to you. So we’re asking you to vote online here to #ProtectWhatYouLove, for the cause you most

An Indian Excursion

Reflections on a recent trip to Tilwari, India, from Global Greengrants Fund

For a few lucky Aveda tribe members, partaking in extraordinary journeys across the globe with like-minded peers in the beauty industry is a wonderful reality.  Enjoying our planet and its beautiful surroundings, while keeping in mind the Aveda mission, is at the root of these excursions that can include visiting our botanical ingredient sustainability partners

The Learning Circle

Aveda wellness expert Helga Hefner and top yoga Instagrammer, the Gypset Goddess, share thoughts on bringing wellness to the world.

At Aveda we love hearing from a variety of beauty enthusiasts, salon owners, wellness influencers and environmentalists, to name a few. It’s in talking to others that we can we truly understand ourselves and grow. This was certainly the case when we sat down with yogi and social media maven Caitlin Turner, better known to