Longing for some REAL CONNECTION?

We love social media, and yet in today’s world, it can too often replace real connection between people. Below is a great video reminding us about the importance of putting down that cell phone and really connecting with people. In the beauty industry, we are lucky to be in one of the few professions where we get to interact with other people face to face and touch them. Our experiences in providing services to our guests leaves them looking wonderful and feeling better about themselves. We’re grateful for the difference we get to make in other people’s lives, and how […]

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What Every Waxer Needs To Know About Inflammation by Judy Zifka

Waxing with Judy! Spotlight on Phagans’ Grad & New Author Judy Zifka 2

With the publication of her new book, “What Every Waxer Needs to Know About Inflammation,” professional waxer and Phagans’ Grad Judy Zifka delivers a fascinating new explanation of inflammation, and then demonstrates how waxers can use this knowledge to improve client care and grow their business. Judy recently visited her Alma Mater, Phagans’ Central Oregon Beauty College, and presented some of her great strategies for reducing inflammation during waxing services.  Judy shared her knowledge and experience with our students and inspired us with not only her great passion for waxing, but also with her tips about things she had to […]

The Beauty Industry: We Get to Be a Part of People’s Lives 5

Erin Brasher is a successful graduate of our Bend Campus and has been doing some great work at SuperCuts in Bend.  Her recent Facebook post about her experience with a special client is inspiring and a great reminder about some of the things we’re lucky enough to get to share with people through the fabulous professional beauty industry: I met someone really special today. My first client of the day. Walks in with long hair and showed me a picture of a pixie she would like. Asked her if she was ready for such an extreme change. She replied that […]



Student Instragram Contest!

An Instagram Competition for Beauty School Students Sport Clips is looking for top student talent to compete in their first ever The Look, Student Edition Competition.  Students will submit photographs via Instagram showcasing “The Look” for 2015 from a hair cut and style session with a male model. Competition began on January 1, 2015.  All entries must be uploaded to Instagram identifying each photo with the tag #TheLookStudent2015 by February 28 2015. 3 winners – along with their educator – will win prize packages and a trip to Sport Clips’ National Huddle Conference at Ceasars Palace in Las Vegas, NV, […]

Holiday Contest Winners!

We are pleased to announce the winners in our Holiday Contest! Bend Campus: Nancy Alexander and Darby Warmenhoven Corvallis: Kathy Hilderbrand (entry by Morgan Koroush) Grants Pass: Sherry Nielsen (entry by Sherry’s Daughter) Medford: Kelly Nielsen (entry by Heather Coffman) Newport: Tammy Ramsey (entry by Jim Ramsey) Salem: April Cornejo’s Mom (entry by April Cornejo) Each winner recieves $100 in beauty services of her choice at each of our  Phagans’ locations.  Thank you to everyone who entered our contest – all of the entries were heartfelt and described truly deserving and inspiring people. You can read the winning entries below […]

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Win a Make-Over for Someone You Love! 46

Deadline EXTENDED until 12/17/14! This holiday season, we’re giving away a Make-Over to a deserving person at each of our 6 locations. We want to make the holidays special for a deserving person in your life.  Wouldn’t you love for your mom, teacher, friend or co-worker to win this awesome gift of pampering during the holidays?  You can nominate anyone you like, even yourself!  To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment on our website contest page (scroll to the bottom of this page!), telling us why the person deserves to win a make-over.  The make-overs are […]

Students – Enter Beacon 2015!

PBA is Now Accepting Applications For Beacon 2015! July 11 – 13, 2015 | Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino | Las Vegas, Nevada By entering Beacon, you will develop the tools and confidence to present yourself to potential employers. The application process helps you refine your goals and perfect your professional portfolio. Entering Beacon is a major accomplishment! Entry Dates: December 1, 2015 – March 19, 2015 Entrants with the BEST applications are invited to attend the live event during PBA Beauty Week held each July in Las Vegas! Beacon winners learn from the biggest names in beauty, network with […]


Behind the scenes at Global Beauty Masters Competition

New TV Series – Global Beauty Masters

GLOBAL BEAUTY MASTERS is a new Television series about the most extreme hair, makeup, nails and fashion competition of all time.  The television series is based on the live event Battle of the Strands, featuring top salon teams from the U.S. and around the globe to step it up in their final battle in Las Vegas to compete for the title. Top US and international Styling Professionals show off their cutting edge and eclectic hair, make-up, nails and wardrobe skills.  The teams compete in all areas of beauty (including Hair, Make up, Nails, Fashion, Design Theme) using breakthrough techniques and […]

Thank you Veterans

We honor and celebrate Veterans Every Day at Phagans’. Military Members receive FREE haircuts in our student salon’s M-F 9-5:30pm. Last year we gave away 8658 FREE Haircuts at a value of $86,177.

Remember our Veterans


Thank you for Making Marathon Day a Success! 1

I’m so so so so proud of our schools, teams, students, and guests who helped support us reach our goal! I was amazed when I went on-line to make our donation on our team page at BCRF.  The research dollars raised year to date was $260,596.  We just added $7037 to that number! That means we increased their research dollars raised by 2.7%!!!  I’m amazed and overjoyed that our little company could do so much good. I know Kristi Blair founder of Wings of Karen will be overjoyed with the $2346 we were able to raise WOK. From the bottom […]