Anthony Donaghue Joins The Yazz Hair Team!

Anthony Donaghue Creative Director Yazz Hair Salon, Rawdon, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Say Hello to a New Face: Anthony Donaghue joins the Yazz Hair Team! It’s all change down at our Yazz Hair salon in Rawdon, with a new face now part of our ever-growing team. So, say hello to Anthony Donaghue, who joins us from Toni & Guy and will be our new Creative Director. If you’re due a cut or colour soon, why not put yourself in the very safe hands of our Anthony, who brings years of experience to our Leeds salon? Based at our Rawdon salon, Anthony is on hand to help transform your look this month and into the New Year; give our receptionist a call on 0113 250 4511 and get booked in! In the meantime, you’ll want to get involved with a new competition we’re running. Throughout January 2018, we’re giving away 100 free men’s and ladies’ haircuts – just head over here https://www.facebook.com/yazzhair/, hit ‘Like’ and get ready to hear how you can enter our Haircut 100 competition. The very best of luck to all our clients, old and new and a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Also at Yazz Beauty we have a new beauty therapist join the team in … Continue reading

Alice Goes To TIGI Inspirational Youth

Alice at Tigi Inspirational Youth 2017 Boot Camp

After months of anticipation Alice finally got to the TIGI Inspirational Youth 2017 Boot Camp. Alice won a place on the TIGI Inspirational Youth program in June. And now the day has come to join 9 other promising hairdressers from around the country in London for the five day boot camp. Their Bootcamp includes classic and advanced cut and colouring, session styling training, future fashion forecasting, presentation skills and the highlight of the week, a model casting and photo shoot. Shot at Bed Head Studio by TIGI in-house photographer, Alex Barron-Hough, the models will be styled by TIGI fashion stylist, JIV D. The photographic collection will then be sent to UK trade magazines and be shared on social media. Following the TIGI Inspirational Youth Bootcamp, the Team will participate in an exclusive show in November at London’s Café de Paris on Monday 13th November. .

FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS……..

A fabulous opportunity for Year 10 students attending Horsforth School to visit various organisations and find out about different careers. Carolyn Jacobs, Academy Recruitment and two of our young Apprentices Jack Halloran and Maizie Carlton were representing the Academy and available to answer questions and take details of interested students who are thinking about following a Career in Hairdressing once they leave school. Students were also able to enjoy having their hair curled too…….Not bad for a Thursday morning! For more information on Apprenticeships please call 07961 226411 or email yazzhair@live.co.uk

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.

NEW BARBERS IN THE MAKING

New Barbers in the making collecting their Barbering Certificates at Yazz Hairdressing Academy, Yeadon, North Leeds.

NEW BARBERS IN THE MAKING………. Yazz Academy, 5 week Barbering Course is designed to suit individual Barbering needs, whether you are a total beginner or more advanced. Well done to all the students who successfully completed a gents cut without guided instruction on the last week and received their well earned Yazz certificates for successfully completing the course. Wishing you all the best in your Barbering Careers! If you are interested in learning Barbering please either email yazzhair@live.co.uk or tel Carolyn Jacobs on 07961 226411 for more information. Please also contact myself if you would like to leave your details to be a model for the Barbering Course. What our Students said about the course: Absolutely wonderful course that I have gained a lot from. I have gained the confidence to cut my 3 sons hair and that is all I wanted to do! – Victoria Revans – Beginner The course has given me confidence to try the techniques I wasn’t sure about especially: – scissor over comb – clipper over comb – fading/blending – Kath Revans – Beginner   I really enjoyed this Barbering Course. I learnt a lot, gained a lot more experience and feel more comfortable cutting … Continue reading

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