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May 1, 2012

Mother’s Day Gift Idea: Spa Specials from Phagans

Most moms just want a break from the day-to-day challenges of being a mom. This year, let Mom sleep in and then treat her to her #1 choice of gift, pampering at a spa.

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April 1, 2012

How to Use Hairspray to Achieve Your Best Style

The first step in using hairspray is to choose just the right type of spray for your hair type and the style you are going for.

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March 30, 2012

Interview with Nancy Ripp, Director of Education, Phagans Clackamas Campus

I learned a lot about myself…good and bad! I learned that I liked doing hair, and the instructors meant business. I had a good education. It was physically and emotionally taxing – it wasn’t easy. I had to grow up because this was the real world!

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March 29, 2012

Phagans Students Compete to Participate in the Rose Festival

On June 9, prior to the coronation of the Queen, teams of the winning Phagans students will do make-up and hair for the Rose Festival Princesses.

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March 27, 2012

Show Off Your Sweet Hair Design Skills

We’re looking for inspired hair design and makeup students to join the artistic team for the Hair Candy Fashion Show. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 30, 2012 at 5 PM.

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March 5, 2012

Phagans Gives Black Parent Initiative Women Day of Pampering

A handful of women from Portland nonprofit Black Parent Initiative got complimentary manicures and pedicures at Phagans for Valentine’s Day. The goal of Black Parent Initiative is to inspire and mobilize African American parents to ensure their children achieve educational excellence. The provide a number of in-home, mentorship and parenting classes to help achieve their mission. If you’d like to know more about this great community organization, visit the BPI website.

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February 29, 2012

Product Spotlight: Hempz Herbal Body Moisturizer

If you’re an eco-conscious consumer, you strive to keep your body healthy and “green” on the inside and out. For environmentally friendly shoppers who also want the highest quality available, there is an answer – Hempz.

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February 28, 2012

Phagans Success Story – Former Student Opens Her First Portland Salon

When Heidi Aldana worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant one of her favorite parts of the job was working on patients’ hair and makeup.

Phagans graduate Heidi Aldana's first salon, Studio 90.

So when the native Guatemalan found herself unemployed she decided to follow a dream that began in her native country and enrolled at Phagans School of Hair Design in Portland. Now, less than 2 years after graduating, Aldana has her own salon.

Phagans was a name that rose to the top during her search for a school, Aldana said. The 30-year-old mother of 4 decided to enroll in the full course after she made an appointment with admissions and visited the school. Since English is her second language she was at first …

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February 27, 2012

Facial Facts: Top 5 Reasons You’ll Love Getting a Facial

How long has it been since your last facial? Can you even remember the last time you indulged in this ultimate spa experience? If not, read on for a little reminder of why facials are so fantastic.

1. Clean, clean, clean: Whether you’re diligent about your nighttime routine of makeup removal, cleansing, toning, and moisturizing or you’re simply slapping your face with cold water and Ivory soap, getting a facial can help your skin reach a new level of clean. With a variety of facials to choose from, you can select the one that is right for your skin type and will offer the optimum in a deep-pore clean.

2. Soothing: Day-to-day life is taking a toll on your skin. Environmental agents, …

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February 25, 2012

Choose Your Curls: Shed Granny’s Perm for Modern Style

Tired of your super-straight locks keeping you from perfecting today’s style trends like the Wave? Can’t get your hair to hold the look once you’ve achieved it? Frustrated with the damage that hot rollers, blow dryers, and curling irons are doing to your hair? To get the lush wavy look you want, a perm may be the answer.

This is the way your mother got a perm (really).

I know what you’re thinking. You’re probably imagining a row of little old biddies at the corner beauty shop with their short gray hair up in curlers and coated in smelly solution. But perms today have evolved, making them an easy, accessible way to get the stylish look you’re after. Here’s how what’s old is …

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