What’s Happening

What’s happening at TSPA? As part of our culture, TSPA makes it a point to celebrate achievements, milestones , and “wins” with our students, staff, and guests.  With the beauty industry being focused on service, we educate and encourage all to be good stewards of their fellow students, guests, and community.  Take a look through our recent events and see how TSPA celebrates the lives of our students and all those we touch.

November 2017

Take off your costume – Put on your apron That’s right! Traditionally, as soon as we finish eating the last piece of Halloween candy, we start thinking about pumpkin pie! Whether it be pumpkin pie or green bean casserole, November brings out our inner chef. We should all give thanks for yummy food, people to… Continue reading

October 2017

OCTOBER ZEST No tricks, we have a zest for fall. Favorite fall things include the flavor of pumpkin spice and all things nice. Nice things include crisp fall air outside followed by warm cozy air inside. Inside vs outside takes into boot season. Boot season takes us into stomping through puddles, corn mazes, parties with… Continue reading

September 2017

WORK / LIFE / BALANCE Kicking off the month by observing Labor Day! If you work all the time and never really take a vacation, consider starting a new ritual that honors the original spirit of Labor Day. Currently there are no universal rituals associated with this national holiday. The Salon Professional Academy is starting a ritual… Continue reading


Can your hair take the heat? Fun facts for the month… Hair care doesn’t have an SPF to know how protected your hair / hair color is. Redken Color Extend shampoo and conditioner have UVA and UVB filters. Your odds of having better hair after a fun in the sun dramatically improve when you use… Continue reading

JULY 2017

JUMP IN!  Some like to test the water before diving in. In the beauty biz, when it comes to water (of all temperatures), we say YES! Staying hydrated is key when it comes to hair and skin. As for the temperature, well there’s pro’s and con’s both ways. Too cold makes your hair stand up… Continue reading

April 2017 blog

APRIL 2017 Big showers, Big Flowers, Big Hair? We’ve all heard that April showers bring May flowers. (It should be a BIG year on the floral scene in Oregon) Actually, florals are big this season everywhere. Pick up any fashion magazine and you are sure to see a flower embroidered on some jeans or a… Continue reading

March 2017 Blog

Spring 2017 The Best Hairstyles from New York Fashion Week Ponytails are high and waves are low. From pixies and shags to lobs and bobs, this season promises something for everyone. One of the most exciting things about a career in the field of hair is “change”. Even a subtle change can make everything new… Continue reading

February 2017

LOVE & LIPSTICK Looking for just the right way to show that someone special just how much they mean to you this Valentine’s Day? Let’s weigh out the options. Chocolate – Pure happiness! Followed by guilt about the consumption and lack of time to add more exercise to a hypothetical routine that would burn off… Continue reading