Our range of treatments reflects our bespoke approach to giving you exactly what you want.
Contact us to discuss what you want, and arrange a complimentary consulation.



We specialise in creating the perfect hand painted balayage - whether you want subtle beach-lights or contouring shades.


All include a YOKE consultation, shampoo with signature scalp massage, blow-dry styling and refreshments. Childrens haircuts from £15.



At YOKE we will create a colour to suit you and your lifestyle. At YOKE we’re all about embracing each individual’s preference for their hair. We use the very best L’Oreal professional colour, which delivers beautiful results as well as shine and condition to your hair.


Our luxurious treatments promote healthy, glossy hair and will be prescribed by your stylist for you. These include a relaxing scalp massage.

Please note all new clients to YOKE must be skin tested at least 48 hours prior to their appointment. 

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At YOKE, you’ll find a collective of highly trained stylists who are passionate about creating beautiful hair and delivering the best customer service possible, whilst using products that look
to avoid the damage caused by more traditional chemicals used in other salons.

The condition of our clients’ hair is the most important factor when delivering any of our services.



A precision cutting specialist, Steve has over 17 years of experience in the industry at some of the UK’s top salons. In 2016 Steve and his wife and business partner Jo relocated to Sydney, Australia and spent two years working in one of the city’s most exclusive
hair salons.

Steve’s wealth of experience includes Oribe Atelier session styling and cutting, securing national finalist spots in the L’Oreal Colour Trophy competition in 2001 and 2005, excelling in advanced cutting and colouring courses with world-leading brands including L’Oreal, Wella, Kevin Murphy and Keune.

His training included courses delivered by top industry professionals including Eugene Souleiman, Rudi Lewis, Adee Phelan, Trevor Sorbie, the Vidal Sassoon art team, Cobella and Charles Worthington.



Jo is a Balayage and blonde specialist, with over 15 years of experience in the industry,
both in salon and on set for fashion editorials, hair competitions, and catwalk shows.

Starting her career at Toni & Guy Cheltenham in 2002, Jo has worked alongside
some of the top hairdressers and art teams in the world, for numerous productions and competitions including London and Sydney Fashion Weeks and British Hairdresser of
the Year.

Over the course of her career, Jo has attended numerous advanced cutting, colouring
and session styling courses with prestigious art teams and celebrity stylists, including:
Errol Douglas, Charles Worthington, Lee Stafford, Sean Hanna, Anthony and Sacha Mascolo, Trevor Sorbie, Eugene Souleiman, Zoe Irwin, Rudi Lewis and Patrick Cameron.

A skilled colourist, Jo qualified as a L’Oreal Colour Specialist in 2016. She has also been selected as a prestigious L'Oreal ID artist 2018-2019, representing the brand across the UK and attending amazing events across Europe.



James has been in the industry for over 10 years and loves inspiring clients with his creative skills.

As a stylist James has attended many workshops and courses across the UK, most recently Colour Education course hosted by Sophia Hilton, the genius behind ‘Not Another Salon’. 

James also holds a highly coveted Creative Cutting Diploma from the one & only Vidal Sassoon and is fast becoming a fantastic session stylist and key member of the squad.   

Most recently James became a ghd Brand Warrior 2019, which means he will be working with the ghd art team and teaching new trends to other stylists in the South West! Which is a pretty big deal for someone in the South West!



With over 10 years of experience under his belt, Josh has completed numerous cutting and colouring courses, making him an expert in classic and creative styling and colouring.

Josh’s finishing & blow drying skills are always on-point, which his loyal clientele can
vouch for.   

In the past Josh has won national competitions and his hair-up work has graced the pages of several bridal magazines.

When he's not making people look awesome, Josh is likely to found tending his 6 chickens at home, or keeping YOKE’s plants alive.



We don’t even know where to start with this one… this little genius makes everyone at YOKE smile and pretty much runs the show! 

As YOKE’s trainee stylist and back of house goddess, Holly’s drive is infectious and her attitude towards the industry is awe-inspiring.  

As such a quick learner and aspiring colour technician, we can guarantee Holly is most certainly one to watch!


Leigh-Anne has been in the industry for just over six years and has completed a huge range of national courses and masterclasses… From a 6 week session styling course at Kevin Murphy, to styling and colour training with Wella. Most recently like James and Jo, Leigh-Anne attended Sophia Hilton’s Freehand Balayage course at Not Another Salon, London. 

Although a newbie to YOKE, Steve and Jo have both worked with Leigh-Anne in the past and could not be more stoked to have her working at YOKE and helping her develop within the industry she loves.

As an exceptional and meticulous colourist and insanely good stylist Leigh-Anne has quite the following, so make sure you book in for a consultation soon!

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The newest member of the YOKE team Katie, began her career at the age of 16 whilst living in Perth, Australia, giving her a unique start to the industry.

Whilst in Perth Katie trained with L’Oreal and undertook many of there training courses and competitions including L’Oreal Colour Trophy Australia.

Most notably Katie's creative talent won her 1st place in the prestigious Intercoiffure photographic competition Australia & New Zealand. Alongside this she also worked as part of the backstage session team at Perth Fashion week 4 years in a row.

Much like Jo and Steve, Katies experience in OZ means she is an expert in all things blonde in particular hand painting hair & balyage.

As an all rounder Katie excels in all aspects of hairdressing and prides herself in beautiful finishes and relaxed boho hairups and we literally cannot wait to help her develop her career in the industry.. 



Lucky for us Nina decided to take a change in her career direction and joined YOKE as an apprentice.

Nina is incredibly creative with BA(hons) in Photography and background in fashion retail, making her an amazing addition to the team and the queen of customer service!

As an apprentice Nina will be taking bookings for models, so if you have a little more time on your hands and are interested in Model evenings we’d love to hear from you.



Where to start?... having been managed by Erin in the past Steve & Jo are completely stoked to have her as team manager at YOKE.

Erin started her career at the age of 13 as a Saturday girl and having been qualified for over 15 years she is an absolute wealth of knowledge and skill.

As well as a plethora of industry and management qualifications Erin is also a Wella Master Colour Expert making her and Jo two of the most qualified colourists in the entire South West.

Not a stranger to working creatively Erin has achieved finalist level at the Wella Trendvision competition twice and has had her work published on numerous occasions. Erin has also trained with some of the top industry professionals including Patrick Cameron, Darren Ambrose and the Sanrizz Art team.



Jordan is our incredibly gifted junior stylist at YOKE and although one of the youngest in the salon her talent and eye for detail has blown the team away.

Having completed her NVQ 2 & 3 alongside her training at Toni & Guy (much like Jo's start in the industry) Jordan has also completed numerous creative courses and her all important L'Oreal Colour Keys. This makes her a very competent and confident colourist and stylist at YOKE.

Creatively Jordan is already excelling having won Toni & Guys Junior of the year in the south west and competing in the National Grand Final at the end of this year, which we are delighted to support her with.




As soon as we met Jasmine we impressed by her knowledge of the industry and enthusiasm for her new career.

Jasmine has always been fascinated with hair and has fond memories of playing hairdresser with her Nan.

In the past Jasmine had focused more on academic studies but couldn’t ignore the need to explore her clear passion for hairdressing.

Like Nina, Jasmine will also be taking bookings for models, so if you have a little more time on your hands and are interested in Model evenings we’d love to hear from you.



Wherever possible, at YOKE we will minimise energy use and waste, use eco-friendly products, and recycle.


  • We use Simply Dry towels, made from 100% Bamboo
    and biodegradable. These are made in the UK so their carbon footprint is lower than most.

  • Our waste is managed in an eco friendly way, to minimise the environmental impact -recycling everything that can be recycled, and turning anything that cannot be recycled into fuel by Devon Contract Waste

  • We use organic Fair trade filter coffee from local sustainable roasters The Honest Coffee Company

  • We only use recycled, uncoated paper and card for our
    marketing materials and recycled loo roll from the brilliant Who Gives a Crap

  • Our stylists only use reusable gloves, minimising waste and environmental impact

  • We use Ecoheads Shower heads at the backwash which reduce
    water usage by up to 65%

  • Where possible we avoid the use of single-use plastic and endeavour
    to recycle any plastics that we have to use



YOKE is based in The Royal William Yard in Plymouth, a former victualling depot for the Royal Navy.
All of the buildings in Royal William Yard are either Grade I or II listed, and built from Devon limestone
with granite detailing.

The award winning redevelopment of the Yard created a beautifully conserved area, which plays host
to some of the city’s best dining, creative and event spaces.

Call to make an appointment or discuss booking a consultation on 01752 251351 or email


We value your time and we hope you value ours, so we require 48 hours notice for a cancellation or appointment change. All new YOKE colour clients will be required to pay a £20 non refundable deposit when making their first appointment, this will then be deducted from your final bill.
Please call the salon to make any changes so we can accommodate all YOKE’s guests needs.

2 The New Cooperage, The Royal William Yard, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3RP



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