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Address: 400 Central Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1004
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+1 612-378-7404
09:00 - 21:00
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Students offer spa and beauty services at reasonable prices.

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The Aveda Institute is great place to get a very inexpensive facial, massage, or hair service. Sometimes, the hair services take a little longer, but it is half the price of going... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Aveda Institute is great place to get a very inexpensive facial, massage, or hair service. Sometimes, the hair services take a little longer, but it is half the price of going to a salon making it very worth it!

Thank amandalilgreen
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1,666 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

They have lots and lots and lots of Aveda products on sale and you can get you hair cut there too with an appointment.

Thank Alzor S
St. Paul MN
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A wonderful historical venue that is worth the trip. Horst Rechelbacher, founder of Aveda and the Institute and now owned by Estee Lauder, is known for creating up-scale organic and lush smelling hair and skin care products. You can book an appointment at the Institute with a cosmetology student for everything from hair services to skin care to massages and... More 

Thank Connie V
Arlington, Virginia
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88 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

When I'm in town, I try to leave time for a visit at the Aveda Institute Minneapolis. The student are always very professional and it's a great deal for facial and back treatment services.

Thank MonaB1980
Brooklyn, NY
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

my mom was sweet enough to give me a gift card for the aveda institute. so, i booked: a facial, a pedicure and lash tint. i am from nyc and have been to the aveda inst. on spring st in nyc many times, they have always been excellent, so i figured it would be the same kind of quality. boy,... More 

3 Thank sassymouth
Beverly Hills, California
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Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

So my friend decided to try this place and explained to me it would probably be a good idea if I did also. I am still looking for a decent haircut/stylist since I've relocated to this area from Los Angeles. So my friend said it would be a great place and we would have a "master student" cut each of... More 

5 Thank traveler4k
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

I have been going to a student for haircuts and am very pleased with the results so far. Reasonable haircuts can be had at a reasonable price, and they're done by students learning their craft.

Thank StevenLaVigne
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 7 October 2014

A friend of mine came to visit and we decided to find a place where we could both have facials at the same time. Although this is a teaching institute, the service was very very good. Unlike regular salons, there are large rooms that have curtains that separate each space so the students talk very low as otherwise you could... More 

2 Thank hippyways
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

I've never been to this kind of place before, I was impressed. It's a big place with many options. From hair cuts to pedicures. All done by students. We were there for an early mother's day celebration. My three sisters and I and our mother all had pedicures. All the girls were wonderful. Pretty professional for young ladies. You do... More 

Thank eerb19
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2013

You get your moneys worth at Aveda. The scalp massage with the hair cuts makes you feel special. And the massages are heavenly.

1 Thank MissDahlia

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