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December 18, 2017

Phagans in the Community: the Power of Giving Back

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What can you learn in beauty school? Some examples include haircutting, styling, coloring, nails, facials, makeup artistry, and much more! At Phagans School of Hair Design, we want our students to learn all of these things and grow to become stronger members of the community.

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December 8, 2017

Meet the Owner of Phagans: Barbara Climaldi

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Phagans School of Hair Design has been around for 75 years. It has a long tradition of excellence. Each and every member of the Phagans team is dedicated to making the learning experience at Phagans fabulous for the students. The captain of the Phagans team is the owner, Barbara Climaldi.

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December 7, 2017

Steps to Enrolling at Phagan’s School of Hair Design

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Are you thinking about pursuing a career in the beauty industry? What’s holding you back? At Phagans School of Hair Design, we want you to be excited about the choice to become beauty professionals.

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December 1, 2017

Treat Yourself: Spa Day Suggestions

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Life can get crazy. It’s important to slow down and take some time to relax every once in awhile. What better way to do that than a spa day? You can use that time to unwind, destress, and beautify! Here’s a few suggestions for your next spa day:

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October 18, 2017

What is Esthetics and Why is it a Great Career?

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When most people think about beauty school their minds automatically think of cosmetology. What they don’t realize is that there are specific portions of cosmetology that you can choose to specialize in. There are a lot of options of things to focus on for aspiring beauty pros.

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September 28, 2017

Personality Types That are Completely cut out for Cosmetology

Ever wondered if you’re cut out for cosmetology? We’ll look at a handful of personality types that can make for naturally gifted beauty professionals.  We think anyone with the right drive and passion can pursue cosmetology as a career, but these are a few of the common personality types that thrive in the field more easily.

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August 5, 2015

Phagans Employee of the Month: Patty Drexler

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Patty Drexler is a familiar face at our SE campus. She is a Financial Aid Administrator for Phagans SE, and is very much a part of our students academic life by helping them negotiate the task of funding their education. Patty is a champion for their success, and cares about each and every student past and present. Just a couple quick questions so you can learn a little more about Miss Drexler.

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June 12, 2015

Who’s That Photo-Bombing Bombshell?

If you pay attention to the Phagans Facebook page, you will see one person, more than any other, end up in many of the photos. You can’t miss Miss Betty striking a pose with her hand on her hip and a leg pushed in front of her. But she’s  more than a pretty face and perpetual photo-bomber. Let’s get to know her:

Position and Number of Years at Phagans?

I have been with Phagans for 13 years and am a fully licensed instructor for both day and night classes. I mentor my students and let them job shadow me at JCPenny’s hair salon. I am the artistic team director at both campuses.

What’s your favorite thing about working at Phagans?

I love it when a student sets a goal, then I …

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May 5, 2015

Q&A With 2014 Rose Festival Queen Emma Audrey Waibel

Since Phagans School of Hair Design has provided, the hair, make-up, and styling for the Portland Rose Festival Princesses during the Queen’s coronation for several years, we thought we catch up with 2014 Queen Emma Audrey Waibel for a quick Q&A on her experiences.  This year’s coronation is Saturday, June 6, 2015.

How did you get involved with the Rose Festival?

I attended the 2012 Queen’s Coronation and then also went to one of the metro coronations and was inspired by the confidence and civic involvement of the girls who applied.

What was it like being crowned Rose Festival Queen?

It’s incredibly overwhelming being surrounded by close friends and family and also being recognized as a leader by the city of Portland.

What are some highlights you’ve had over the last year …

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Anti-Aging Tips for Moms of Every Age

As Mother’s Day approaches, husbands, children, grandchildren, and well-wishers of all stripes are scurrying to find the perfect present for mom. For busy moms, Mother’s Day may be little more than a reminder of the steady march of time. If you’re anything like most moms, you’re probably sick of anti-aging tips that don’t work and products that fail. We’re ready to change all that, with your complete guide to Mother’s Day anti-aging by age. Whether you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up or a luxurious anti-aging treatment, we’ve got you covered.

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