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!

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.

Staff Team Building Day

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

Yazz Visits Bronte House School Christmas Fair

Yazz at Bronte House School

Christmas has come early this year at Bronte House School Christmas Fair. On Saturday 3 December Carolyn Jacobs, Sales and Marketing and New Senior Stylist Annabelle Harpin, based at Yeadon Salon attended the school to sell and give advice on Tigi Christmas Gift Sets and Ghd electrical products. Parents and children attended this 3 hour traditional Christmas event where lots of local businesses besides ourselves came along to sell their gifts. The School choir and orchestra were playing music throughout the day in the schools new dining hall which was crowded with parents, teachers and children celebrating Christmas whilst enjoying a choice of food ranging from bacon sandwiches to festive mince pies. This is an event we love to attend every year!

‘Tis the Party Season’ – Team Yazz Christmas Party 2016

Team Yazz Xmas Party 2016 in Leeds, West Yorkshire

This year, Leeds based Yazz Number One Hair Studio, Yazz Beauty and Yazz Hairdressing Academy celebrated Christmas at Bibi’s Italian Restaurant in Leeds City Centre. With a dress to impress code, the team all looked amazing……. we sat down to an enjoyable meal and a few drinks, waiting anxiously for the entertainment to begin! Bibi’s very own Elton John Tribute Act took us all on a most enjoyable trip down memory lane to the sounds of Rocket Man, Crocodile Rock, Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me, Saturday Nights Alright and many more. A truly memorable Yazz Christmas Party………..A fun time was had by all! Thank you everyone and Merry Christmas!

Paul Magazine Q&A Session

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

Our Ashley Does the Yazz Team Proud at TIGI Inspirational Youth UK 2016!

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

Our Yazz Leeds Rawdon Stylist, Ashley Wallis, on stage for the TIGI Inspirational Youth Awards

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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!