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Aveda All Stars

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.

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There are 64 Aveda Institutes worldwide, 58 schools in the U.S., five in Canada, and one in Australia. Basically, that’s a lot of people getting ready to make a big difference in this world.  We recently spoke with Casey Burke, a student at the Aveda Institute Phoenix (AIX) and winner of the cut and style


Good Work for The Earth

Every penny counts! And for this year’s Earth Month initiative, that saying definitely holds some weight as the Aveda network of salons, Experience Centers and Aveda tribe across the globe achieved its goal of raising $6 million dollars for its nonprofit partners focused on clean water projects. These funds are used in programs throughout the


Aveda Helps Transform Lives at NYFW

This past September Aveda Pros created the stunning hair and makeup for five spring/summer 2015 collections of New York Fashion Week (NYFW) and while the runway models rocked gorgeous Aveda looks, another special showing happened during the week. Aveda worked alongside Bobbi Brown and her team of makeup artists for Salute the Runway, an initiative


Pink is The New Black

When thinking about October’s fall leaves, brisk autumn walks and shorter days, the color pink also comes to mind thanks to the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign and such organizations as The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®, founded in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder. Pink, while feminine and pretty, is also a color of strength and grace.

Artistry in Action: Video Showcases the NYFW Backstage Beauty Magic

Aveda Pros stunning hair and makeup looks of NYFW

This fall Aveda wowed in New York City as Aveda Pros, as led by Antoinette Beenders, Aveda Global Creative Director; Janell Geason, Aveda Global Artistic Director for Makeup; and Aveda Guest Artists Jon Reyman and Frank Rizzieri, fashioned the hair and makeup for five shows of New York Fashion Week (NYFW) to help showcase the

SPECIAL REPORT: UN Climate Summit 2014 and World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

With the well-being of the planet a huge concern of all of us here at Aveda —after all the Earth and its people are at the heart of our Mission— we certainly kept abreast of the United Nations (UN) Climate Summit 2014 and the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples that happened last week at the UN Headquarters in New York City. David Hircock, Estée Lauder Companies Executive Director, Corporate

Food For Thought

Aveda takes a trip to India to see how clean water cultivates better lives through kitchen gardens

This past spring you likely noticed Aveda’s Instagram had an ‘India imagery take-over’ that showcased gorgeous photos from our recent trip to the Umbari villages of India. We have a special connection to these villages as the areas surrounding the communities is the sourcing grounds of the certified organic turmeric, a star ingredient of our