Class Overview

This is a LIVE In-Person class.


Bring out the beauty in your hair cuts with smart hair styling. In this hands-on course, you’ll play with the full line of Aveda hair styling products and learn how to incorporate them into essential hair styling methods, drying techniques and curl/wave enhancements. Find out how to match up different products and techniques and give each guest a show-stopping hair style they can replicate at home—a perfect opportunity to recommend Aveda products and increase your retail sales. At the end of the course, you’ll be inspired to conclude every hair cut with a flattering hair style that could boost your retention and revenue.


• How to style all hair types with the right blend of products and techniques
• How to determine and create your guest’s desired hair style
• The art of product layering 

•  Essential hair styling skills:
— Flat brush styling
— Flat iron techniques
— Round brush setting
— Curling iron techniques
— Natural curl enhancement
— Diffuse drying
— Hand-drying
— Texture styling
— Texture setting with irons


Some of the most beloved hair styles can be created in no time. They start with a basic foundation that can be quickly transformed into a runway-worthy look. During this three-hour module, you’ll learn how to create some of these speedy editorial hair styles and tips and tricks from the runway that will help you create great finishes for guests.

• Techniques for:
— Ponytails
— Tight and loose buns
— Knotted buns
• How to choose the appropriate styling products based on hair texture, density, diameter & desired result
• How to combine styling techniques and products to create both salon-friendly and runway-inspired looks


  • Aveda Paddle brush
  • Vess Brush
  • Mixed-Bristle Brush
  • Wide-Barrel Curling Iron
  • Blow Dryer & Diffuser
  • Flat Iron
  • Blow Dryer (with nozzle and diffuser) 
  • Spray Bottles (1 per participant, filled with water) 
  • Styling Combs (fine-tooth, wide-tooth, pintail) 
  • Hair Brushes (Mason Pearson or Mixed Boar Bristle, Denman, 2 ½“ Round and Aveda Paddle Brush) 
  • U-Shaped Hair Pins (1 box) 
  • Bobby Pins (1 box) 
  • Duck Bill Clips (1 box) 
  • Hair Elastics (1 box or elastic nylon cords cut to 10”)


Vero Beach

Monday, April 3, 2023

10am - 5pm ET


Cut/Style Purefessional

Vanessa Ziyani

Vanessa has a passion for creative growth, learning & all things Aveda! She is a Haircutting Specialist and In-Salon Educator for the Assistant program at her home salon. She enjoys teaching and sharing learning spaces with other Artists; she believes that it is the highest form of learning. With a great understanding of texture, balance and geometry -- she translates this into great haircuts & classes.