Aveda IBW Tag

We are thrilled to feature Massage Therapy Student, Hilary in this month’s student spotlight. Read our Q&A with Hilary below. #MajorInMassage Learn more about our Massage Therapy Program here. Q: WHAT MOTIVATED YOU TO ENROLL AT THE INSTITUTE OF BEAUTY AND WELLNESS? HILARY: I always had followed the path that was set...

50 hours may or may not seem like a significant amount of time. The state of Wisconsin recently lowered it's licensing hour requirements for Cosmetology from 1800 clock hours, to 1550 hours starting in the year 2016. At the Institute of Beauty and Wellness, our Cosmetology...

On Thursday, January 7th I had the honor of receiving an Ayurvedic treatment called Abhyanga, a four-handed, full body oleation treatment from ancient India. Ayurveda translates to The Science of Life. It is an ancient science aimed at preventing and healing imbalances within the body. Ayurveda...

On February 4, 2016, IBW welcomed three-time Guinness Book of World Records breaker and self-named ClipperGuy, Ivan Zoot. Ivan is a barber and educator from Northern Chicago where he tours salons and institutes giving high-energy presentations about technical cutting, professional selling skills and innovative marketing for salon...

Thanksgiving week isn’t just about turkey, family, and pumpkin pie, for us it’s also about wellness. With help from Helga Hefner, we spent three days this week learning about our bodies, minds and yes, even though there was no cranberry sauce, we learned about eating. “Conscious...

On December 15th, IBW welcomed S•R Education creator, Sally Rogerson. Sally has worked as a platform artist, created trends in editorial shoots, and acted as an international brand ambassador. Her years as a mentor and educator have helped inspire and develop legions of influential hairdressers who continue to value...

Yes, we wear black. Everyday. Yes, because it looks great on everyone, but there's more behind the why. Aveda Madison (our sister school) Admissions Counselor, Laura shared with us the reasons why we, and the Aveda network wear black. ...

Last week, students from one of our cosmetology classes traveled, Aveda supplies in hand, to Tennor High School for a special assembly showcasing four brave students and a teacher donating their hair to Pantene's Beautiful Lengths program. Beautiful Lengths is a partnership between Pantene and the...

We had the opportunity to host a variety of industry experts in 2011! It was an evening of learning and growing in our field.  Dr. N. John Yousif :: Facial Aging & Rejuvenation Dr. Yousif is a world expert in facial aging and facial rejuvenation and is...

MUSE, our Student Fashion Show back in November, was an overwhelming success. IBW raised and donated over $9,500 to a local charity, After Breast Cancer Diagnosis. Check out photos of the night from 4PM Magazine! ...

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