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Aveda Institute Chicago



Aveda Institute Chicago
2828 N. Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60657


Aveda Institute Chicago, owned and operated by Barb Ashworth and Carol and Erik Knudsen--owners of Salon Systems, the only distributor of Aveda in Wisconsin and Illinois, offers students a curriculum that prepares them to successfully meet the state of Illinois licensing requirements to practice Cosmetology and Esthiology.

All curriculum is designed to provide students with classroom instruction and hands-on experience. Students have the opportunity to practice their skills on hundreds of clients. To receive a license in the state of Illinois, a cosmetologist needs to accrue 1,500 hours and an esthetician needs 750 hours. There are a maximum of 15 to 18 students in a class.

Students are introduced to Aveda products and learn the relationship between personal beauty and wellness, and the environment.

Quick Facts

  • The Aveda Institute Chicago is primarily an institution of learning and does not guarantee job placement.

  • Aveda Institutes emphasize environmental responsibility.

  • Products are made from pure flower and plant essences and are plant-based.

  • Only transfer students who are transferring from another Aveda Institute are considered.

  • The Aveda Institute Chicago requires all students to wear a uniform.


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