Our own Paul Shakeshaft has recently been interviewed for a magazine article and her are some of the interview questions and answers revealing Paul’s vision for the Yazz brand and guidance for new business start-ups. How did you get the idea for your concept? I was already a hairdresser, my goal was to build a strong and identifiable brand in the area which would deliver exceptional service to all of our customers, bringing modern and bang up to date trends and colouring techniques to a local town, without having to travel into the City. Describe your style and concept. Yazz is a thoroughly modern Award Winning Hair Salon; we actively listen our customers and address their needs on a one to one basis. Making them the very best version of themselves. What was your mission at the outset ? To deliver exceptional service to all of our customers ,ensuring we have the best and most educated teams to do this, this remains today. To what do you attribute your success? Our customers first and foremost both loyal and new, the amazing feedback we get and recommendations to visit our Salons are outstanding. Of course the team who always give 100% … Continue reading
It’s been an exciting time for our stylist, Ashley Wallis, who’s recently returned from the prestigious TIGI Inspirational Youth UK event. And of course, our talented hairdresser didn’t let us down, appearing live on stage and confidently displaying the hair style he’d created following a gruelling 5-day bootcamp. The event, at London’s Cafe de Paris Club, showcased the creative experiences gained during a TIGI bootcamp, with doors opening at 7pm and the show closing at 12am. Marking the 14th anniversary of TIGI Inspirational Youth, this year was just as successful as previous shows. Created by Anthony Moscolo to give ‘the next generation of hairdressing stars’ a great opportunity to hone their skills, the event recognises young talent and the course itself is viewed as one of the best in the industry. Taking part in a five-day bootcamp, Ashley then appeared at the live show and got the chance to experience a fun photo shoot with his hair model, and TIGI photographer, Alex Barron-Hough. Speaking after the event and photoshoot, our Ashley said: “Inspirational Youth has opened my eyes to hair, fashion and beauty trends, and a different world of hairdressing. It’s helped me look at how we work with hair.” … Continue reading
Ashley Wallis, Stylist at Yazz Number One Hair Studio,Rawdon,Leeds on stage at Café de Paris, London for the TIGI Inspirational Youth Awards 2016…………. After been selected as one of the TIGI Inspirational Youth Team members for 2016 and successfully completing Bootcamp. Ashley was back in London on Monday for the finale of TIGI Inspirational Youth UK. Ashley and the other TIGI Inspirational Youth team members were amazing. The show was at at London’s Café de Paris in front of press, VIP… guests and the Team’s very own salon supporters who came down from here at Yazz Rawdon, Leeds. This truly was an amazing celebration of the amazing work of Ashley Wallis and the 12 other young hairdressers in TIGI Inspirational Youth 2016. Well done all of you and enjoy!
A beautiful look by young stylist Ashley Wallis from Yazz Hair in Rawdon on a recent photo shoot in London. Yazz Hair and Beauty are so excited to be travelling down to London to see Ashley Wallis and the TIGI Inspirational Youth Team 2016 on stage at Cafe de Paris London this evening. @CaféDeParis London. WOW!
The Yazz team’s jetting off to Italy tomorrow morning (Saturday) to experience the latest colour trends and cutting styles in 2017 and beyond! The Matrix haircare company has invited our stylists along to Rome for two exciting days of training and evening events in the city. We’re dusting off our passports as we speak, as well as charging our phones and packing our bags! Arriving at the Sheraton Parco de’ Medici Rome Hotel following the short flight, we’ll be collecting our Matrix Destination 2016 badges and welcome pack and heading out to meet the talented team. We’ll then have chance to see and work on some of the latest trends in hair care, before bringing our newfound skills and experience back to our Leeds hair salon for our loyal customers. That’s right; you’ll be amongst the first to benefit from the tips we pick up over in Rome when you book in with us for a cut or colour. Watch this space as we’ll be bringing you another blog very soon, letting you in on how we got on and maybe sharing a few pictures too. Until next time… PS: Don’t forget to get booked in for your usual cut and … Continue reading
Academy Educator and Creative Director Karen Bunney fls to Russia. Here are a few photos from her time spent in Moscow. Karen was delivering and demonstrating her hair dressing skills for Hempz Couture in Russia. ‘This was an amazing opportunity for me and I have seen and learnt some amazing things and felt honoured to be invited.’
Careers Morning……… Leeds based, Yazz Hair Academy Team attended Horsforth High School. The team were their to answer questions and talk to students about hairdressing as a career. Phillipa O’Donnel, Careers Advisor said: ‘The students really enjoyed the recent Careers Morning and have given us some great feedback, especially the ones that had their hair done! The students got a lot of informative advice and guidance and I know they will use it when it comes to making major decisions in the future.
We have gone for both the Brıtısh Haırdressıng Awards and the British Business Awards this year. Lets make ıt Happen……… We are the Best ın West Yorkshıre! Best salons and best Academy. Enjoy and lıke and share and be proud………x
A Baildon based karate club is hoping for the ‘luck of the Irish’ as one of its teams prepares for a long-awaited championship in Dublin on June 17 and 18. The Seishin-Ryu Shukokai Karate Club have been busy over recent months, getting its students ready for the WUKF World Karate Championships. For some of the club’s students, it’ll be their very first experience in such a major competition. With support from their parents and fellow students, the club has also received sponsorship from Leeds-based Yazz Number One Hair Studio. Run by Paul Shakeshaft, the company has three salons – one in Rawdon, another in Guiseley and a third in Yeadon – as well as a training academy in Rawdon. For more about the karate club, go to http://www.seishinryukarate.co.uk/
Special Retail Training Day at Yazz Academy Leeds Training is always key for Leeds based, Hair Salon Yazz Number One Hair Studio and Yazz Hairdressing Academy. The Team attended a one day training course by Emil Caretaker, about retailing in the 21st Century and understanding the importance of Social Media in the workplace, ending the course with a question and answer session. An amazing team building day for the Yazz Team.