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Q&A with Phagans Alumnae Samantha Borenheim

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. Continue reading

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Fashion Shoot Provides Hands-on Experience for Students

A few months ago we decided that we wanted to update all our marketing materials with new women and new looks. We loved the previous images from our last fashion shoot, but it was time to give a new batch … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: 2009 Graduate Brian Pham

Phagans graduate Brian Pham is a hairdresser and district trainer for Regis. When did you attend Phagans? I graduated in 2009 and was a full-course student. I chose Phagans after looking at several other schools and decided Phagans was the … Continue reading

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Phagans Success Story – Former Student Opens Her First Portland Salon

When Heidi Aldana worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant one of her favorite parts of the job was working on patients’ hair and makeup. So when the native Guatemalan found herself unemployed she decided to follow a dream that began … Continue reading

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