June 6, 2013
Let’s face it. Waxing, especially the first time, can be a little frightening.
The truth is that in addition to the obvious result of smooth sexy skin all summer long, waxing has other benefits. Hair in the armpits and bikini region trap natural oils that can produce unwanted odor, especially during the warmer summer months. Waxing eliminates the hair and can therefore reduce odor. Also, regular waxing changes the texture of hair and thins the follicle, making future waxing less painful.
Once you’ve wrapped your head around the process of having your hair removed from the root using hot wax, popsicle sticks, and cloth strips, the next steps to smooth summer beauty are as easy as 1-2-3. Read on for tips …
June 4, 2013
On May 31, celebrity makeup artist and Style Network Jerseylicious cast member Olivia Sharpe held a series of workshops on how to create a flawless smokey eye. Each of the four workshops were about an hour long and featured both Olivia and fellow cast member Michelle DeCarlo, who was the “smokey eye” model. Both women were a joy to work with and stayed after each class to take photos and chat with fans.
“Olivia Sharpe is passionate about the beauty industry and sharing her creative talents with other artists,” said Barbara Climaldi, owner of Phagans School of Hair Design. “After watching her work on the past five seasons of Jerseylicious, we’re excited to host these educational events and bring a little East coast …
May 18, 2013
If you want to gain an understanding and love of sculpting hair and get satisfaction from performing quality services for clients, this program is for you. Call 503-239-0838 to learn more.
May 10, 2013
A few months ago we decided that we wanted to update all our marketing materials with new women and new looks. We loved the previous images from our last fashion shoot, but it was time to give a new batch of students some hands-on experience with styling models for the camera. Portland photographer Lavenda Memory and award-winning make-up artist and Phagans alum M’chel Bauxal led a team of students during two days of photography and videography for the April shoot, titled ETHOS.
These are the kinds of experiences we try to give our students every year and it makes us proud that they are so willing to step up and show their talents. Here’s a sneak peek at a …
May 3, 2013
We are very proud and honored to announce that Phagans School of Hair Design has been invited to do the hair and make-up for the Rose Festival Princesses, for the coronation of the Queen, on Saturday June 8, 2013. This is the third year our students have been styling the Rose Festival Court.
The 2013 Rose Festival Court (below) made their first public appearance in April at Royal Rosarians Blessing of the Festival at Grace Memorial Church in Notheast Portland. The annual Blessing is both a memorial service and a preview of the upcoming Rose Festival.
May 2, 2013
Phagans is offering a couple of specials this month just for Mom, including a gift certificate that costs $50 but gets your Mom $75 worth of services. We’re also offering a Mother’s Day Package, including a manicure, pedicure, shampoo, and style for $25.
April 12, 2013
Here are a few reasons why you should consider incorporating dry shampoo into your hair care regimen.
April 5, 2013
March was an exciting month for Phagans students as they began preparations for an upcoming professional fashion photo shoot. Once completed, the new photos will be used on Phagans promotional materials, advertising, and online for the next year or two.
Earlier in the month, about 50 Phagans students and faculty met with Portland fashion photographer Lavenda Memory to break into teams and prepare for the shoot. Students will be working with a team leader on styling models’ hair. Students will also be assisting the make-up artist and photographer with on-set duties.
Then, Phagans held an open model call to assemble a group of young women who will provide the canvases for student creativity and style.
The photo shoot is a great opportunity for …
April 1, 2013
Getting ready for prom is a milestone in any girl’s high school experience. This year, be sure to stay on trend and look hot when you choose one of the following for your inspiration:
Hair Phagans Recommends: Go big! Skip the sky-high bangs, and opt for all over volume that will match the impact of your dress.
Bright White: Did you see Jennifer Lawrence and Kristen Stewart on the red carpets during the Oscars? Both rocked glamorous white at awards season’s biggest event. You can rock it at prom too, just be sure to …
March 27, 2013
BEAUTY FLASH: We will be giving FREE HAIRCUTS on Thursday, March 28 at our Clackamas location between Noon and 3 p.m. Call and book early because we will be busy! 503-652-2668