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June 5, 2015

Phagans Gives $14k in Scholarships to High School Seniors in Cosmetology

Phagans School of Hair Design gave $14,000 in scholarship funds to four students at the Sabin-Schellenberg Professional Technical Center in Clackamas on Monday, May 18.

Eligible students needed to be seniors with a 2015 graduation in the Sabin-Schellenberg cosmetology program.  To apply, students also needed to get a reference from a cosmetology instructor, then write a one page essay on, “Why I Want To Be A Cosmetologist.”

Phagans Owner, Barbara Climaldi, read each essay and picked the winners: Holly Richardson, $5,000; Shemika Claborne, $3,000; Diana Hernandez, $3,000; and Katelyn Kiker, $3,000. Phagans has been awarding scholarships with Sabin-Schellenberg students for 10 years.

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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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April 9, 2015

Alumni Profile: Samantha Borenheim

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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.

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April 7, 2015

Primp for Prom: Do Up the Updos

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 …

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March 14, 2015

An Early Look at Prom Trends for 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.

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February 14, 2015

Alumni Profile: Sarah Pein

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.

How did you get involved with Phagans?

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.

How …

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February 6, 2015

Five Easy and Hot Hairstyles for Date Night

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

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 …

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January 2, 2015

New Years, New Beauty: Beauty Resolutions for 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.

Try Dark Lips

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. …

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December 5, 2014

America’s Next Top Model Returns to Phagans for Open Casting Call

On Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Phagans Clackamas Town Center, the producers of America’s Next Top Model will hold an Open Casting Call for the next season of the show.

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.

We’re honored because this is the second time Phagans has hosted the event. If you have questions about the event, please contact Portland’s CW32.

You can also check out the commercial for this year’s casting call below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJE5aYS7

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