Course Testimonials

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Hannah Woodgates – Confidential Colours 28th January 2019

Roxanne T from Exeter – ‘Really good. Hannah was very confident and knowledgeable learnt some new techniques and Hannah was very helpful in the practical sessions as well. Definitely would recommend this course to others.)

Sadie S from Chard – ‘Well Impressed, Hannah was so helpful, with all questions – lots of tips and advice. Inspired to go create some amazing hair! Thank you.)

Joy f from Penryn – ‘Amazing!!! Learnt so much and looking forward to the next one.’

Sophie W from Teignmouth – ‘Brilliant Hannah is amazing!!!’



Barber Fusion with Mark Gaughan 12th November 2018

Harmony W from Westward Ho – ‘I thought it was really good. learnt some new techniques and skin fading, not done before. I will definitely know where to start when practicing. I feel more confident if asked to do a fade.

Sharon A from Lympstone – ‘Fantastic great learning, lesson first and hands on after learned alot. Nice teaching.



Social Success with Matt Young 9th October 2018

Samantha D from Newton Abbot – ‘Very good content. Well presented by Matt – Thank you.’

Georgia F – ‘Lots of really useful info + tips and Matt was great. Feeling motivated : )’

Janet L from Bovey Tracey – ‘Really, really enjoyed this, was slightly apprehensive as not very knowledgeable with this, but very relaxed, and learnt alot thank you.’

Nathan P from Exeter – ‘A chilled out course, going through the fundamentals that will help me with my socials, thanks for your time Matt.’

Alice W from Exeter – ‘ Really enjoyed it. It gave me loads of tips on interacting with clients especially on Facebook.’


Shelley – World Of Up Dos 1st October 2018

Amanda W from Exeter – ‘Very Informative – learnt lots of tips on how to do things an easier way. Thank you, feel more confident now – just need more practice!’

Brendan F from Westward Ho – ‘AMAZING – learnt so much, so pleased. Well worth attending, day full of practice.’

Debbie L from Westward Ho – ‘Shelley is so amazing! I’ve come away learning so much. was previously terrified of anything new but I feel inspired to be creative : ).’

Chelcie G from Exeter – ‘Lots of different looks + huge range of techniques. I feel much more confident to be creative.’



Bespoke Cutting with James Beaumont 17th September 2018.

Debbie L from Bideford – ‘Very intuitive, showed me loads of new techniques which i’ll be definitely trying out. Really lovely teacher who has tones of patience : )’


Super Balayage with Andrew Smith 20th August 2018

Nicky T from Teignmouth – ‘Thoroughly enjoyed Andrew’s course. Informative and simple techniques. Andrew has put me ease, great course! Thank you’

Charlie R from Exeter – ‘Andrew was amazing, such easy learning, made it look simple. I took everything on board! Can’t wait to book with him again.’

Charley S from Exeter – ‘Very good demonstration with such a simple method. Andrew understands real life hairdressing to a tee, definitely feel more confident on balayage – thank you : ) x’

Amy B from Lyme Regis – ‘Amazing, Andrew was really interesting and had lots of handy tips. Explained it really Simple. As always a fab time at PHAB!!’

Kelly T from Lyme Regis – ‘Andrew explained everything really well and made sure we all had a good understanding. It is a much easier way of hairdressing.’

Jane C from Charmouth – ‘Was very impressed at how simple Andrew made the whole service, I haven’t had much experience with the super balayage and will be inspired to try in my own salon environment. ‘


Bespoke Beginners Barbering with James Beaumont 8th August 2018

Kylee H from Holsworthy – ‘Loved it, loved it, really relaxed & informative.’

Chloe m from Kenton – ‘Brilliant I learnt lots from the course, James was a really good teacher.’



Intimate Waxing 29th May 2018

Demi C from Barnstaple – ‘Very good, I loved being in a small group as it was more comfortable and felt like more of a salon experience. Everyone was lovely at PHAB and I am extremely happy with my experience.’

5 Day Beauty Course 4th May 2018

Lauren M from Tavistock – ‘I had an amazing week, learnt loads thank you. Trish was brilliant and very helpful, couldn’t help any more that what she did.’

Helen D from Exmouth – ‘Loved the course, have learnt so much in these 5 days. Trish has been a great teacher : )’

Chantelle A from Tavistock – ‘I loved the course learnt lots Trish is an amazing teacher nothing was too much trouble would definitely do courses with her and PHAB in the future.’




Smith + Denning – Taking it to the Next Level 9th April 2018

Charlotte G from Minehead – ‘Very good cutting course & have learnt much simpler techniques which will make a lot of difference in the salon.’


Social Success with Matt Young 27th March 2018

Gemma T from Topsham – ‘Great course, really informative, i’m inspired to spend a lot more time and effort on our salons social media!! Thank you Matt.’


Barber Fusion with Mark Gaughan 5th March 2018

Nicola B from Ilfracombe – ‘Overall great day, learnt fading techniques, texturising with comb & razor.’

Jasmine C from Sidmouth – ‘Really enjoyed it. Learnt a lot of different techniques.’


IBD Conversion 28th November 2017

Becky M from Newton Abbott – ‘A great day. The facilities are brilliant & Ann-Marie was exceptional. Thank you!’



Lash FX 21st November 2017

Jodie C from Kingsteinton – ‘Really friendly,professional & welcoming & helpful environment. Thank You’



Shelley Pengilly – Avant Garde 30th October 2017

Sarah W from Exeter – ‘Inspiring and inspirational. Great techniques and knowledge’

Tina M from Exeter – ‘Fantastic inspirational session, can’t wait to practice techniques learnt today’



Matt Young – Social Success 27th September 2017

Emma F from Exeter – ‘Brilliant – great course – many thanks for answering all of my questions.’

Lisa B from Oakhampton – ‘Brilliant course, very relevant + will help the business move forward. More of the same please!’

Clare A – ‘Fantastic – better than I expected. I learnt lots.’



Steven Smart – Bespoke Kasho Cutting – 25th September 2017

Amy E from Truro – ‘Great fun, very informative and inspirational.’

Ellie P from Exeter – ‘Really good, learned lots. Really enjoyed my day. Thank You : )’



Microdermabrasion 20th September 2017

Jane M from Barnstaple – ‘I really enjoyed the course. Love coming here.’

Claire H from Barnstaple – ‘Loved every minute. Love all the staff here extremely helpful.’



Andrew Smith – The Perfect Bob 7th September 2017

Luke C from Exeter – ‘Brilliant course. So much to take in and back to the salon. Warm and Friendly welcome, everybody was happy and chatty.’



Wahl – Specialist: The Shave 11th September 2017

Alison W from Cullompton – ‘Brilliant. Really enjoyed it and it felt like I learned a lot. You can’t improve on excellence.’

Linsey G – ‘Thought the course was really good.’

Donna M from Cullompton – ‘Very much enjoyed the course, can’t wait to get started.’



Joss and harry Three 14th August 2017

Chloe m – Very good, feel so much more confident

Annie W from Teighnmouth– I really enjoyed the course loads of support, made to feel welcome and comfortable.

Emily W from Bodmin – really good had one to one help and was really helpful.



Shelley Pengilly- Hot right now 7th August 2017

Leone from Weston Super Mare – well presented, Shelley was professional and very creative. Innovative training. Easy to get to, great facilities and equipment was available for us to use.



Keune Knowledge Base 7th August 2017

Jamima P – Really enjoyed it, I felt like I have learned so much.

Jessica S from Exmouth – Really good and informative.



Lash Lift and Tint Course 3rd July 2017

Samantha from Newquay ‘Loved every minute, enjoyed the theory and practical. The lunch and having a lovely treatment. Very welcoming, when it’s quite a daunting process. Made to feel at ease. Lunch was fabulous. An amazing experience over all’.

Jane ‘1st class, excellent, very well run – enjoyed my day.’



Milk Shake Highlight 26th June 2017

Charlotte H from Brixham ‘Really good, learnt lots, really friendly staff.’

Kelly T from Lyme Regis ’Good, learnt new techniques.’

Charlotte L ‘I absolutely loved the course, I loved the staff.’

Harmony W from Westwood Ho ‘Hannah is really nice, she always has time for you. I thought it was really good, helpful and happy environment. Hannah is a really good teacher. Staff are great!’



Express Manicure and Orly gel FX 21st June 2017

Megan M from Calne ‘Excelllent, it was fab!’

Vicky D from Exeter ‘Enjoyed the course thouroughly + Anne- Marie was an excellent tutor’

Zoe T ‘Very god will be booking other courses here’



TanWorx 20th June 2017

Molly B from Exeter ‘Really good + informative, everyone was really welcoming + friendly. Will be back again.’

Sophie S ‘Brilliant, so helpful and fun.’



Keratin Complex 19th June 2017

Siobhan P from Torquay ‘Fantastic! James was very descriptive + got everyone involved, have taken note and will definitely use in the future. Great experience, friendly, welcoming, informative.”

Megan G from Torquay ‘interesting and touched on some things I wasn’t too sure on. Nice atmosphere, very helpful and interesting.’

Shena E from Paignton ‘Informative, always friendly and welcoming.’

Kerry S from Barnstaple ‘Very professional and thorough. it was very welcoming’

Lauren B from Torquay ‘Very Helpful. Welcoming and learnt a few things I didn’t know about keratin’

April M from Brixham ‘Very good and informative learnt a lot and answered questions I had. Enjoyed it look forward to any other courses we can come to.’

Kate T from Newton Abbot ‘Excellent, James was very good at teaching and expressing everything that needed to be put across in how to do the Keratin Treatment’.

Abbie H from Newton Abbot ‘Very Good, informative, James was fab!!’

Emily R ‘It was great and learnt so much. James was bubbly and friendly which makes it so much more enjoyable.’

Stephanie H from Tiverton ‘it was very informative + a great training session every question was answered in detail, I will not leave confused.



Intimate waxing 13th June 2017

Lauren W from Exeter ‘really enjoyed it’

Ria W from Barnstaple ‘Very helpful lots of tips, friendly staff and excellent course’



Joss and Harry- creative cutting 12th June 2017

Alice W from Exeter “Helpful and creative, showed new techniques”



Tom Chapman and Friends 5th June 2017

Jo H from Mere “brilliant!”

Kirsty T from Mere “brilliant feeling very confident with what I have learned.”

Alice w form Exeter “Really helpful and professional, had a nice time and everyone was helpful and friendly.”

Hayley M from Mere “Very impressed will certainly look into more! Well organised very helpful, great lunch, great course.”

Beth L from Newton Abbott “Really inspiring, learnt a lot, really nice guys.” “Really enjoyed the course, thought the selection of food and drinks for lunch was good too thanks.”

Kristina A from newton Abbott “Brilliant and very helpful, loved the course today much preferred it to the previous course, more individual, felt so organised.”

Jessica P from Ivybridge “Feeling very motivated now and really enjoyed it.”

Hannah Fr from Ivybridge “Brilliant! Very informative, helpful and inspiring.”

Lin M from Mortonhamstead “Brilliant loved it, really good and informative session and fun too.”

Justine P from Mortonhamstead  “Fantastic has a lovely day, carry on doing a fantastic job.”


IBD Geek day from 2nd May – 1st June 2017

Robbie K “from start to finish Phab have been outstanding”



Sarah Case Bridal 23rd May 2017

Joanna C “Courses at Phab are great fun and Very educational”

Kaylie C from Bideford “fantastic”

Kelly w “Sarah was very friendly, professional an approachable. Thoroughly enjoyed the course”



Milkshake New collection 22nd may 2017

Jo M from Teignmouth “Fantastic Course”

Jodi T from Barnstaple “Amazing as always”

Natalie M from Barnstaple “Always happy with the overall service, staff are lovely & Friendly”

Dee P from??  “Brilliant Hannah really had a nice manor”

Rachel I “Excellent as always”

Krista P from Bigbury “A really nice introduction to Milkshake and some great new ideas”



Shelly Pengilly- Bridal with a twist 15th May

Philippa K from Exeter “informative, friendly, helpful.”

Catherine C from Bideford “Excellent covered a lot.” “Everyone was very welcoming and professional. Thank you.”



Andrew Smith 24th April 2017

Charlee L “Brilliant! I loved it I learnt so much in 1 day!”

Kelly H from Bristol “Amazing”

Clive M from Torquay “Explained well, to the point an easy to follow.”

Gavin J “Awesome day, really glad I came.”

Shannon M “Really enjoyed the course today Andrew Smith made it really clear : ) ”

Louise T from Charmouth “Really good course today, gave me more confidence in my skills” “A great day at Phab as always, the staff are welcoming and friendly and it’s always good to chat to other hairdressers”

Jo M from Teignmouth “Always very informative – came away with a few ideas. Brilliant course thank you Andrew Smith.”

Charmaine G from Plymstock “Really enjoyed it, lovely to learn new techniques.” “My first time at Phab thoroughly enjoyed every part.”

Lynne A “All staff are very pleasant and helpful.” “Refreshing ideas on classic styles and understanding techniques.”

Jade from Topsham “very well planned and a really nice environment”

Danielle H “was interesting to learn a different method to what I’ve already been shown, really enjoyed todays course”

Kelly H Bristol – ‘The skills and techniques he has shown me have not only helped me create the perfect bob but I believe they have also transformed all my other cuts. I am now proudly watching my cuts go out the door not quite believing it was me that did them.’



Hi brow 18th April 2017

Amelia M from Barnstaple “very relaxed training atmosphere. Friendly Staff and great space.”

Josie w from South Molton “Very Good I would recommend to other beauticians.”

Naomi L from Plymouth “Everyone is lovely, I would definitely recommend Phab and Trish. I really genuinely enjoyed the course, Trish is fantastic & very through, I feel completely confident fulfilling the treatment.”

Mary D from Charmouth “Brilliant, love coming to Phab everyone is so nice and helpful.”



Mark Gaughan barber fusion 3rd April 2017

Theresa K from Exeter “Very good. Great explanation of everything we were shown.”

“Phab and the team are always very helpful, knowledgeable and nothing is too much trouble for them to help you with.”

Melissa H from torquay “I loved it. Terrified of the skin fad before today. Now I can’t wait to do one.”

Lara D from Plymouth “I learnt so much and has really helped my confidence.”

Paris J from Torquay “Really good Mark was amazing, looked after very well. Really good experience everyone was very friendly felt welcome.”



Orly Pedicure Diploma 4th April 2017

Vicki E from Cullompton “I enjoyed the day and learnt a lot, Anne Marie was great and Jodi was friendly and very welcoming all day.



Tom Chapman 10th April 2017Sophie G from Exmouth “I feel so much more confident, Tom explained everything so clearly, and was helpful.”

Matthew P from Bodmin “Fantastic, I loved it. Learned so much Tom is a Great Guy”



Business Charity day 8th May 2017

Carol G from Bideford “Good Speakers, very engaging and interesting, very enjoyable and informative”

Dawn B “Really good! A good variety, with thought provoking subjects.”

Lisa B from Okehampton “lots of light bulb moments. Love this day, so much information shared that will help our salon.”

Eastough “Brilliant and inspiring, thought provoking. Everyone @ Phab are Phab!! Really helpful, caring- so pleased that staff especially Grant really care about the individual.”

Thomas W from Torquay “Genuinely helpful and eye opening course. Fantastic experience great staff.”