Today on your 81st birthday 2 years and 11 days have passed since you left us and entered Gods Kingdom, seems like yesterday. Time hasnt dimmed our loss or our love for you - thats forever. Happy birthday from your family.
It is with profound sadness that we, at Aveda, say farewell to our Founder, . Our deepest condolences extend to his family and many friends. His vision inspires us everyday, not only at work with Aveda, but in our lives. Horst was a visionary who led a life of extraordinary leadership. He became a prominent world-class stylist in his youth. As a salon owner, he created a unique model of economic sustainability for salons and spas. He brought holistic beauty to the industry, connecting hair, face, and body as one. A life-long student, he journeyed around the world gathering knowledge on the benefits of plants and Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India. In 1978, he created Aveda. Through his vision Aveda became a lifestyle and a global movement empowering many to live more balanced lives to achieve a sense of harmony in body, mind and spirit. He pioneered environmental responsibility, and under his leadership, Aveda became the first privately owned business to endorse the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies principles in 1989. At Aveda, we are, and will be forever grateful to Horst for the Aveda passion we are honored to live everyday. Thank you, Horst. We love you. Dominique Conseil Global President, Aveda
The Lauder family and The Estée Lauder Companies are deeply saddened by the loss of , founder of Aveda, the pioneering and visionary prestige hair care brand he created in 1978. Our heartfelt condolences go to his family and many friends. Horst was a trailblazer in the world of beauty and beyond. In 1978, he created Aveda with the ambition of developing prestige beauty products that would care for professionals, their guests and the environment through the power of pure flower and plant essences. Thanks to Horst's passion and vision, Aveda became a lifestyle and a global movement. He brought a caring high-touch experience to the salon industry, and was a pioneer of environmental responsibility. We are proud that Aveda joined the Estee Lauder Companies family in 1997, and are honored to nurture the incredible brand that Horst created. He will be greatly missed by so many for whom he was, and will continue to be, an inspiration. Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman Fabrizio Freda, President and CEO