January 26, 2021
Do you want a career that allows you to express your creativity, make an impact, or work for yourself? Barbering could be your perfect path! Check out our step-by-step guide to learn everything you need to know about becoming a barber in Oregon.
November 25, 2020
Social distancing may be changing the game but that doesn’t mean we can’t still up our game! Check out our tips and tricks to look your best while staying safe this holiday season.
June 25, 2020
Create a future you can be passionate about. Get started in the beauty industry! Learn more about why you should choose Phagans School of Hair Design and how you could get started with us.
August 28, 2019
Looking to further your education? There are other options than college. Check out this blog and find five reasons why cosmetology school could be the place for you!
June 26, 2019
At Phagans School of Hair Design, we believe in teaching our students skills that will help prepare them for success in the beauty industry. With the growing popularity of eyelash extensions, we know what an important skill it is for our students to learn! Our hair design and esthetics students have the opportunity to learn to become licensed eyelash extension technicians as part of their programs.
Lash extensions are one of the latest trends in the beauty industry, and their popularity just keeps on growing! Luscious lashes are in, and more and more people are getting extensions. Many licensed cosmetologists and estheticians find that this is the best …
September 28, 2017
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.
January 1, 2014
In many ways 2013 for Phagans was a year that allowed us to catch our breath. We have settled in to our new location at Clackamas Town Center, did a little remodeling of our Lloyd Center location, became even more engaged with our community, and spent the year growing the rolls of our alumni.
This year also was the 65th Anniversary of Phagans, so we spent the year honoring founder Wilma Lee Phagans Harrington with a number of events, prizes, and goody bags for customers.
Among our schools’ biggest accomplishments this year was both locations passed their 6-year accreditations “without limitations”, which in our world means with flying colors! I’m very grateful and proud of our staff for helping us achieve this high honor and carry on …
December 9, 2011
You know when I started to look back at this year I was amazed at all we accomplished. But before I take that look back I think it’s important to send some thoughts to those out there who are really struggling in these economic times.
Earlier in the year it did look like we were, as a nation and as a community, going to see recovery. Yet we still have double-digit joblessness, shrinking home prices, a banking system in crisis and no real end in sight.
Yet we are fortunate in the cosmetology industry because there really is no better time to make an investment in yourself and in your future. Cosmetologists are working and making money and many, because they work for themselves, have control …
December 27, 2010
Designers of the new Phagans School of Hair Design in Clackamas Town Center included a hidden gem – a stage to highlight the rising stars of cosmetology who graduate from Phagans.