Beauty Changes Lives Honors Leo Passage 1

We’re proud to be Pivot Point member schools and we’re very pleased that this past weekend, the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation posthumously honored Pivot Point Founder, Leo Passage with the 2015 Legacy Award. The event, hosted by Cosmetologists Chicago, America’s Beauty Show, and Pivot Point International, Inc., commemorated the outstanding life and accomplishments of Leo Passage, the founder of Pivot Point International, Inc., for his contributions to the beauty industry and his remarkable vision in cultivating NextGen talent. His wife Lenie and son Robert Passage received the Legacy Award from Beauty Changes Lives founder Lynelle Lynch, and explained how Leo […]

Beauty Changes Lives Honors Leo Passage

BCL Nail Scholarship

Nail Program Scholarship – Win $5000 Tuition! 2

Up to $50,000 in Student Scholarship Funds Available- Applications Due March 23, 2015 Applications for the BCL | CND | Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Program are due March 23, 2015. This scholarship program is for prospective and newer students entering a nail program at an AACS member school. Ten winners will receive 100% of their program tuition costs funded (up to $5,000). The scholarship, offered through the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation, is for all students with program start dates between January 12, 2015 & June 8, 2015. Eligible enrollment dates: Jan 12, 2015 – June 7, 2015 Ten winners will […]

Summer Nail Season – Act Now!

Hey Phagans’ Grads – if you graduated in hair and/or esthetics but didn’t take nails, we want to be sure you know about a great opportunity. Expand your skills to build business: Summer is coming, and with it increased demand for nail services. Manicures, pedicures, gel nails – these are the services everyone wants for summer.  Did you know that if you’re already certified in Hair Design and/or Esthetics that you can return to complete Nails in just 350 hours?  If you’re certified in Oregon, you don’t have to repeat Career Development or Safety & Sanitation, so in just about […]

Pedicures are in demand for summer

Holiday Contest Beauty Services

Holiday Contest Winner Photos! 1

We’re so pleased to have been able to provide free day of beauty services to our very deserving Holiday Contest Winners!  Check below for some of the great results and happy winners.  Thank you everyone for participating.    

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 […]

Give the Gift of Beauty


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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 […]