YAZZ HAIR STUDIO REACHES BACKSTAGE LIVE TOUR OF L’ORÉAL’S MEN IMAGE AWARD

LOreal Colour Trophy 2017 Logo

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

Our Barbering Course is In Full Swing!

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

The Very Best Men’s Hair Looks for 2017

Mens barber haircut

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

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

Monday Evening Barbering Course Students Progress

Well done to our new barbering students! A great start…….. For the next five Monday evenings students will be mastering the art of Men’s Barbering. Follow their progress with our weekly Facebook posts. For more details on the next Barbering Course email: yazzhair@live.co.uk or tel: 07961226411.

A Yazz Barbering Course Place Has Become Available!

Student learning Barbering Skills with Yazz Academy Begining Barbering Course

Due to a last minute cancellation a place has become available on our next 5 week barbering course starting Monday 7 November 2016. The cost of this evening course is £200. Based in our Yeadon premises, Leeds, the course is taught by dedicated NVQ educators with a range of lessons on offer, including theory work, demonstrations, projects and workshops. You can find more details about the course on our Barbering With Yazz page For more details or to enrol: Tel: 07961226411  

Fathers Day Gift Help from Yazz Number One!

Fathers Day Special Offer deal

Looking for a Father’s Day Gift? Let Yazz come to the rescue! Fathers are difficult to buy presents for, it’s a fact of life! However this Fathers Day Yazz Number One can come to the rescue! Bellow you will find two packages of treatments that you can treat your father to. All you need to do is pop in to any of the three Yazz branches in Rawdon, Yeadon, or Guiseley ( phone numbers at the bottom of the web page)  and buy a gift voucher. Yazz Modern Man Package Treat your Dad to a Modern Man Package from Yazz Rawdon. The Modern Man package includes our most popular men’s treatments. Men’s Intensive Facial Men’s Intensive Manicure Eyebrow Groom All for £50 Yazz Leisure Time for Men Leisure Time for Men allows you to custom make a treatment package for your dad. Choose any 3 treatments from the following 6 treatments: Instant Radiance Facial Express Manicure Back Scrub Back Massage Express Pedicure Face, Neck and Shoulder Massage Eyebrow Shape / Eyelash Tint Any 3 For £48 Yazz Rawdon Appointments Tel: 0113 250 4511

What is a Hairdressing Apprenticeship?

Yazz Hairdressing Academy recruting for 2016

If you’ve got a friend or family member who’s currently doing a Leeds hairdressing apprenticeship, you may well have wondered exactly what it entails. Maybe you’ve even thought about enquiring about a hairdressing apprenticeship yourself? Before you pick up the phone and chat to us here at the Yazz Academy Leeds, we wanted to give you a little information to help answer any of your immediate concerns. After all, there are so many options available to school leavers today; it’s difficult to know exactly what to do. But thanks to our special hairdressing academy, you can work alongside professionals and real clients in a Leeds hairdressing apprenticeship to gain the knowledge and skills you need for a career in hairdressing. But here’s the best part: you get to earn while you learn. Pick up tips and techniques from an experienced team of stylists in one of our training salons and ensure you have a steady stream of money making it into your bank. What could be better than that? While we realise it may be nerve-wracking to embark on something brand new, the Yazz Hair Academy is a great place to develop your styling skills and earn on the job. … Continue reading