Ostyn McCarty, Atlanta, GA
Ostyn credits the strong females in her family for inspiring her decision to enter the beauty industry. “I want to help women discover their original and unapologetic swagger,” she says in her application video. As a member of the Aveda Institute “Class of 2019,” Ostyn plans to merge her passions for beauty and entrepreneurship as a member of the Aveda Artistic team, while building her lifestyle brand, Chunkie Original. “My journey is blessed with endless opportunities that all began when I chose to follow my dreams and enroll at Aveda Institute,” Ostyn says.