The Very Best Men’s Hair Looks for 2017

Mens barber haircut

Gents: want to try something new this year? The good news is there isn’t a ‘one style fits all’ approach to hair this year; there are loads of new trends in cut and colour to choose from. And of course, here at Yazz Hair Leeds, our stylists can help you achieve them! From the traditional ‘short, back and sides’ to something that little bit different, we have the know-how to transform your look. We’ll always advise you on the best cut and colour for you, too. True, you might want to keep current trends in mind, but what works or one person’s face shape might not work for another. That said, let’s take have a look at some of the haircuts doing the rounds so far in 2017… The Short Back and Sides – We’ve mentioned it already and it’s with good reason: the short back and sides is here to say. The majority of our clients love this no-nonsense look and it’s because it’s easy to maintain and it looks the part, too. With actors like Tom Hardy nailing the trend, we say it’s one of the hottest haircuts out there at the moment – and the simplest to … Continue reading

Your Yazz Year

Emil McMahon aka mrhaircare recently spent the day with the entire Yazz Hair team at the launch of a year-long programme of development and training. The topics covered in the days session included: How to develop core skills to maintain the high levels of hairdressing. Customer service offered at the three Yazz Salons. Information on how to develop awareness of the Yazz brand and building client loyalty through the use of social media and communication. It was an action packed day with lots of interaction that set the scene for a productive and energising year of activities all designed to help everyone achieve their goals this year. The aims and objectives of the training plan have been set and the team left the day energised and focussed. A truly inspirational day for everyone!

Big Hair is making a big hit with Tigi’s New Products

It’s time to make a big hit with big hair again and Tigi are here with some great new products to help give your hair that big hair look! Tigi have created some great videos showing showing how you can layer in the new Bed Head products to create volume and style! This first video shows how the Tigi team are using the Big Head volume boosting foam to add volume to the models hair that shouts the confidence of a woman ready to play by her own rules! If you are looking for that big hair look too, have speak to your Yazz Stylist next time you are in! They have all the tricks and skills to get you the look you want!  

Simple Up Dos for Spring Wedding Hair Style

Half Up Half Down hair up ideas from Yazz Leeds

Have you been invited to a wedding this spring? What with buying a present and booking accommodation and travel, you’ve got enough to think about without worrying about your, hair do too. So, make things simple for yourself and go for an up do. Once your hair’s done, it’ll stay looking great all day – which is exactly what you want when you’re going to be on and off the dance floor. To help you out, we’re sharing with you some super simple up dos anyone can try. Read on… The Side Bun A little bit Princess Leia, a LOT cool; this side bun is an ideal choice for that spring wedding – or even the races. It’s fairly simple to create; sweep your hair to one side (it won’t work so well if your hair’s layered), pull into a high, side ponytail and hairspray like mad! Now, simply twist around to create a bun and secure in place with a pretty grip or slide. Love this? We know we do! The Half Up, Half Down Look So, this one isn’t technically an up do, but if you pull a strand or two from either side of your head, clip … Continue reading

Hairdressing Academy Recruiting 16 – 18 years olds for exciting career

Training for Hair Salon Jobs at Yazz Academy, Yeadon, North Leeds

We are Currently Recruiting for Hairdressing Apprenticeships for 2017 (ages 16 – 18 years) Your Career Starts Here… Are you creative, friendly and hard working? Enjoy talking and getting to know people? Do you like fashion and beauty? If so, a hairdressing apprenticeship could be for you! Hairdressing apprenticeships give you the opportunity to earn money while working in a salon and gaining a qualification at the same time. You’ll be in the salon four days a week and at college for a day too. Our NVQ Level 2 and 3 in Hairdressing courses enable you to become fully qualified, giving you a great foundation for your career in hairdressing. Yazz Hair Academy Leeds is an industry-accredited training academy that provides a passport to jobs worldwide. You can look forward to working under expert tuition and in the company of like-minded students. The course is taught by dedicated NVQ educators and accredited to the highest levels by City and Guilds and VTCT. Lessons include theory work, demonstrations, projects and hands-on workshops, so you’ll graduate with the right blend of practical skills, theory and qualifications.

Yazz Stylist Rosie Binns at TIGI Inspirational Youth 2010

The TIGI Inspirational Youth training program is an intensive 6 month training program run by TIGI. There are only a limited number of places each year and competition to be awarded a place is intense. In 2010 Yazz stylist Rosie Binns won a place on the training program. This is the TIGI video from that year. If you are 16 to 18 and you are exited about a career in hair styling, visit our Yazz Academy page. Based in Yeadon, North Leeds, the Yazz Hairdressing academy provides a limited number of places for training the next generation of stylists. If you have that burning desire, we have the training to make you the very best you can be.