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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

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

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

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

For The Love of Hair

Aveda’s fall professional hair shows inspire in North America and the U.K.

This fall, Aveda Pros were super busy teaching and learning at one of our two major educational events that celebrated the craft of hairdressing, held in North America and the U.K. First up was the Aveda Mid-America Show in Cincinnati, Ohio, attended by more than 1,800 regional stylists and salon owners. A few weeks later

MUDRA MOMENTS: Handy practices for the body and mind

Mudra Moments align body and mind for a fully present state

Ever feel like you’re not completely focused on a task at hand? Your body is doing one thing, but your mind is a million miles away. While this may seem concerning, it’s actually quite common when the mind and body are not aligned. Luckily we have the solution to help you unify your physical state

Aveda All Stars

Three Aveda pros talk about life outside of New York Fashion Week

This past September Aveda Pros rocked the hair and makeup looks of New York Fashion Week (NYFW) for the spring/summer 2015 season. Ensuring the models looked glam, gorgeous, and runway ready, stylists from around the world got the opportunity to come to New York City to work backstage under the direction of lead Aveda artists.