May 5, 2015
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 …
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.
April 9, 2015
I started off in the industry close to 20 years ago doing hair and makeup at Glamour Shot back in the 90’s and managed to salon in high school. Then I went in a very corporate direction. … I really feel like I finally found my home when I started with Phagans.
April 7, 2015
As prom season gets into full swing, we wanted to give you look into what can help you stand out on your big day.
Updos Still In Vogue
Whether you like the messy look of a textured updo or the intricate geometry of a style full of braids, you’ll find an updo that can suit every taste. The students at Phagans practice updos constantly and can really come up with some cool styles. And we’re offering updos in our prom packages.
Nails That Won’t Fail
There are so many choices out there, it’s hard to go wrong provided your nail look matches your overall look. Phagans is offering a manicure with our prom packages this year so leave it to the experts to take care of you. Want some tips …
March 14, 2015
This season’s prom trends are all about mega-glamour in a wearable package. There’s good news for early birds: start planning your look now, and you may find yourself saving a pretty penny before stores increase prices on prom-related goods.
February 14, 2015
Meet Sarah Pein. We are very proud of her and her recent graduation from the Lloyd Campus. Our loss is a salon’s gain, as she looks to transition into being behind the chair. Congratulations Sarah on getting licensed and following your dream. You have worked hard and we will miss you, but we know you will be successful and always a big part of the Phagans family.
I was wanting to save up for Cosmetology School. My fiancé actually saw that Phagans was hiring. I thought it would be great to work at a cosmetology school to motivate me to save up. I was working at McDonalds at the time, so I was very excited to apply at Phagans.
February 6, 2015
If thoughts of date night conjure images of your hair baking in a straightener or spending an hour with curlers in your hair, think again, because you’re doing it wrong. Date night glam doesn’t have to take forever, and it certainly doesn’t have to lead to endless frustration. Take the guesswork out of your next sultry evening with these five super-easy hairstyles.
Beach waves are the style of the moment everywhere from fashion runways to local coffee shops. This romantic, alluring look is super-easy to pull off. Simply grab a one-inch curling iron and wrap one- to two-inch sections of hair around it, leaving the ends loose. Finger-comb, spray, and then go. For an even easier take on this gorgeous look, try wrapping your …
January 2, 2015
New Year’s resolutions can feel like little more than exercises in futility. Before you know it, you’ve broken your diet, quit saving money, or continued fighting with your obnoxious sibling. Beauty resolutions, though, don’t require you to give anything up. If you’re looking for an easy-to-keep resolution that will improve your appearance and make life just a bit easier this year, try one of these beauty resolutions.
Two generations ago, putting on lipstick was a female rite of passage. Lipstick tubes came in glorious designs, with compacts to match. Today, though, many women eschew lipstick altogether. Lip color is quickly coming back into vogue, though, and you may be surprised to see how much a pop of color can add to your look. …
December 5, 2014
This time around, both guys and girls are invited. To participate, you must be 18-27 years old and be a United States citizen living in the United States.
You can also check out the commercial for this year’s casting call below.
The field of cosmetology offers a variety of career paths that come with both good salaries and some unique rewards.
Cosmetologists blend a host of skills to give their careers special meaning. They help people feel better about their appearance, offer advice on how to look better, counsel clients on family and relationship problems, and convince clients that their body image issues are all in their head. The right cosmetologist can help her clients avoid unnecessary diets, dangerous products, and even low self-esteem. If you recognize the value of this important work and are prepared to get into the field, here are five hot careers in the industry.
If you are looking to make a change in your life and cosmetology looks like the field for you, …