Hair is wonderful stuff! What looks so simple from the outside is created like ropes or cables woven together when looked at microscopically. These cables, made mainly of keratin are held together with bonds, or links between the cables. There are several different types of bond keeping the protofibril cables together, some are weaker like the hydrogen bonds, and some are stronger like ionic bonds and sulphur bridges. manipulating these bonds is how the hair can be shaped in chemical treatments like perming. So how important are these bonds? At the end of the day they are key in keeping the hair looking at its best. We are talking about that strong hair with healthy shin and vibrancy. Without good bonds you get limp lacklustre hair with split ends and other damage. This is why at Yazz Number one, we use the Bond Untim8 system from Matrix. Bond Ultim8 prevents bond breakage during chemical hair process and protects the bonds over time. Protect bonds with 8 benefits in 1. Helps protect bonds during lightening Maintains expected lift No reformulation needed No additional time needed Helps prevent hair breakage Helps preserve hair fibers Deeply nourishes Hair looks healthier So when you are … Continue reading
Psst! Did you know that we teach hair styling and cutting skills via our Yazz Training Academy? Well, our latest barbering course is now in full swing – and our new students are more than ready for the challenge of the next few weeks. The Advanced Barbering course costs £200 and started on Monday, February 20. Taking place over five weeks – from 6pm to 9pm each Monday night – the course will teach those students who want to take cutting men’s hair to the next level. It’s been designed for creative people who want to learn the necessary practical and theoretical skills to either work in a barber’s shop or go self-employed. And who better to teach the course than our Yazz Hair Leeds stylists? Here are just some of the skills our students will learn along the way: Angles How to interpret clients’ wishes Graduating How to provide a good cut based on the density and thickness of the hair Natural growth patterns of the hair How to use razors, combs and electric clippers Tapering Square and rounded necklines Intrigued? Keep an eye on the Yazz Hair Leeds website for details of more courses just like this one. … Continue reading
A brand new year is the perfect time to try a brand new look! Why ever not, eh? And now that we’ve got January out of the way and your bank balance is looking a little better off (hopefully!), consider getting booked in to Yazz Number One Hair Salon Leeds to give something new a go. In the hope of offering you a little inspiration on the hair front, we’re bringing you five styles you could try in 2017. Hey, why not try all five – one after the next?! Read on… A Sleek Up Do Everyone should try a sleek up do at least once – even if it’s for their wedding day. Beautifully elegant, an up do is simple yet chic. It’s also easy on the maintenance – once it’s done it’s done. They’ll be no fiddling about with your hair in the toilets; it should stay put all night or day. Perfect! Beautifully Boho Heading to a spring or summer wedding? Or perhaps you’ve been invited to Aintree or Ascot? Go for something a little different hair-wise and try a beautifully boho look like this one (below). It’s easy for our Yazz hair stylists to create and … Continue reading
How a New Shade Will Have You Full of the Joys of Spring Is your hair looking a little lacklustre? The easiest way to change it – aside from having a few inches cut off – is to go for a brand new colour. If you’ve been stuck with the same shade for some years now, it really will transform your mood to opt for something a little different – and just in time for spring! The good news is you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to selecting a new shade. From traditional choices like blonde, brown and red to something more ‘out there’ like purple, pastel pink or even orange, there really is something for everyone. If you have a big event coming up – a wedding, Christening or family party – getting a new do is the perfect way to make an entrance and turn heads. Here are just a few reasons you should take the plunge and try something new this spring: It gives you a break from routine – If you’re sick of using the same products and seeing the same reflection in the mirror, a new colour will mean a whole new set … Continue reading
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!
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!
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 Number One Leeds have done it again! The English Hair and Beauty Awards organisation have nominated Yazz Number One as a Finalist in the 6th Official Hair and Beauty Awards 2017 competition.
The Yazz team are always striving to keep at the top of their game. Today we had a great team when members of the Leeds based Yazz Number One Hair Studio football team ended the day with a 5 a side victory in a friendly match against LW Graphics, Bradford. Happy Days
Annabelle, our qualified Great Lengths stylist in our Yeadon Salon has been creating some fantastic hair styles using the Great Length hair extensions bonded using the cold fusion technique. Great Lengths can be added to create volume, length & colour To book in for your free consultation contact Annabelle at the Yeadon Salon on 0113 391 0888