Salon Yazbek Win Champion New Business 2012

12 July 2012

 Salon Yazbek amazing purple and blonde colour and style                                                                              

National Small Business Champion Salon Yazbek is delighted to have had their business achievements recognised at the recent Small Business Champion Awards. The Awards recognise businesses leading in their industry who demonstrate innovation and entrepreneurial passion.  

Salon Yazbek have excelled in creating a stylish salon whilst also embracing the principles of sustainability. The salon prides itself on creating a relaxing atmosphere and excellence in customer service through their attention to detail.

Open less than 2 years this is a significant achievement for Salon Yazbek who have increased their turnover by over 80% by creating a strong and sustainable business.

In addition to winning the Small Business Champion Awards, Kristin Harvey, Head Colourist at Salon Yazbek, has won the prestigious Aveda Colour Harmony Award for 2012. Kristin won the “People’s Choice” category with her stunning blonde and purple image accumulating a staggering 1,930 ‘likes’ on Facebook.

Salon Yazbek have been awarded all 7 badges by the Better Business Partnership for their continual efforts to make their business economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.

Their exclusive use of botanically based Aveda products means that clients can breathe easy in an atmosphere free from harsh chemicals and toxic fumes. Salon Yazbek has been awarded the BBP badge for 'Sustainable Purchasing' for their alliance with Aveda whose products are 99% naturally derived and integrate post-consumer recycled content in their packagingSalon Yazbek has also used recycled materials in the fit out of their expansive corner premises on Military Road. As participants in the Energy Efficiency for Small Business (EESB) program they are investigating opportunities for energy efficient lighting, gas hot water and a gas dryer. The salon has a full recycling program in place and supports a range of local schools and charitable organisations.

Salon Yazbek is constantly striving to improve the sustainability of their business and have created an impressive online book about the salon and their achievements. 

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