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New Color Techniques

Monday our designers got a first-day-of-fall treat: Aveda color professional Derek Fatheree visited our salon to teach a class with some updated color techniques. Derek owns a sister Aveda lifestyle salonspa in Fairview Heights, IL, and specializes in color education. The class he taught for us focused...

Kurt Kueffner—Honing Technique and Emphasizing Relationship

This weekend, Gaia hosted a class for designers to learn from men’s grooming standard-setter Kurt Kueffner. Kurt has training in both barbering and cosmetology, but over the last twenty years, his energy has been focused on raising the bar in men’s grooming.  Most notably, Kurt established...

Make Every Day a Work of Art

One of my favorite things about working at Gaia is making myself a work of art every day. Admittedly there are mornings when I’m in a hurry and wish I didn’t have to make the effort. But all in all, working in an atmosphere that encourages and...

Varonika’s Aveda–Practice and Perfection

Beauty starts with practice and Varonika has had plenty of practice.  Arguably, her career in the beauty industry started when she was a kid watching YouTube videos and copying new hair styles or makeup trends on her friends and family.  Thanks to her passion and...

Zoey’s Aveda: Art and Integrity

Zoey Lewis became a hair stylist as a practical outlet for her natural creativity.  As an artist, she has found a supportive family in the Aveda community.  It all started in college when Zoey was an art student; she was particularly drawn to sculpture and...

Aveda’s Mantra for Perfectly Styled Hair

‘Tis the season for holiday hair.  Trying to decide what to wear to that party? Any web search will turn up a multitude of options and tutorials.  The Aveda blog certainly has several stunners to choose from. But the girls at the salon all seem to agree that...