Welcome to Brown Aveda Institute

Your cosmetology and esthetics beauty school

Brown Aveda Institute is the finest of the cosmetology, beauty and esthetics schools in Ohio. Bordering Cleveland Ohio the school offers a full curriculum of hair, skin and nail services including continuing education program.

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The name Aveda is synonymous with innovation and excellence in esthetic beauty products. That standard is at the heart of the education our students receive at Brown Aveda Institute. 

We mentor our students, providing individual attention and personalized schooling in everything from hair esthetics and stylist techniques, skin esthetics, nail care and make-up in our cosmetology program - to learning specialized skin renewal techniques and aromatherapy in our esthetics program.

In a world that is continuing to become more focused on personal wellness, a diploma from our institute says that you have what it takes to deliver the highest level of service and quality. We continue to provide an education in cosmetology and esthetics that meets the standards one expects from the Aveda name. 

Brown Aveda Locations

Our campuses are located in Mentor and Rocky River, serving the east and west suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. Contact us today or visit a location nearest you.

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Choose from one of five programs at both Brown Aveda Institute campuses. Request information now 

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Brown Aveda News

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The classrooms at Harvey High School in Painesville were transformed into hair salons for students second annual Back to School Bash. Brown Aveda students provided hundreds of haircuts to incoming students.

The White Night event is a bi-annual benefit for The Stacy DiJulius Scholarship Fund who will once again be giving away a $10,000 Cosmetology Scholarship. Interested participants can visit this website for more information and to download the application.

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Step inside the world of Aveda Hair Color, and discover the distinct methods and techniques that make it outshine the competition.

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This four-step restructuring system helps hair weakened by chemical processes, heat styling and environmental exposure.

We've found the perfect product for those searching for the fastest, natural way to get straight locks. Aveda’s Smooth Infusion Naturally Straight styling creme progressively straightens curls with every use.



We welcome you to our Institute! Our salon services are performed by students supervised by our professional faculty. Enjoy a complimentary scalp treatment, mini-facial, hand and arm massage with all hair services. Read more 


Earthminded clients who choose to use their own bag for retail purchases will earn 10 pure privilege bonus points!

If you purchase any two full size Aveda skin care products, you'll earn 500 pure privilege bonus points!

Current Students

The Education Team's Mission is to prepare students with a quality education for careers in Cosmetology and Esthetics by providing industry resources and training by experienced professionals. Read more 

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Cosmetology Scholarship from Beauty Schools Marketing Group

Do you dream of the day you can graduate from cosmetology school and pass the state licensing exams for a rewarding career in beauty, but you’re not sure how you’re going to pay for it? Apply now for a chance to win a $2,500 cosmetology scholarship from Beauty Schools Marketing Group.



Brown Aveda Institute is proud of the success that our graduates have achieved. The knowledge and skills they have acquired have taken them around the world as professionals and educators. 

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 Sal Misseri, Finalist in AIPP Awards, Offers Groom Theory Class

Exciting alumni news comes from Sal Misseri for his Men's Photo Collection. Also, take advantage of a chance to learn from Sal personally!