Yazz Number One Hair Studio, Leeds, has made it through the first round and into the semi-finals of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Awards 2017. This means that they will now go head to head with salons in the area at the North Eastern Backstage Live Final event to be held on 11 April 2017 at The Royal Armouries, Leeds competing in the L’Oréal Men’s Image Award Category. In the first round, hundreds of photographic images from across the country were judged by the most influential names in hairdressing including Trevor Sorbie MBE, Jamie Stevens, leading session stylist & press favourite Adam Reed and hairdressing icon Charles Worthington MBE. Yazz Number One Hair Studio fought of stiff competition and were successfully chosen to go through to the next round of the competition – the Backstage Live Finals. The next stage of the competition will put the team through their paces as they will now have to create a live model look that demonstrates an awareness for Autumn/Winter 2017/18 hair and fashion trends as outlined in the brief. The model look must be original, modern and inspirational. The team of judges are looking for a trend-setting, show stopping total look that can … Continue reading
Beautiful colour transformation by Franca Malcher, stylist at our Leeds Rawdon Salon. If you are looking for a new look for summer, call the Yazz Hair team on 0113 2504511 to book an appointment today!
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
Check out this great how-to video on using GHD Wave Wand to create this great hair style with flowing locks. Get the look for tomorrow night's weeknight date night with our wonderful wave wand ?Shop curling wands and tongs: http://ghd.tm/2kLvYld Posted by ghd on Monday, 13 February 2017 Want to create looks like this for yourself? Then why not pop in to your local Yazz Number One hair salon and ask the stylist what it is about the GHD Wave Wand that make then so good!
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
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
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!
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
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.