What do you look for in a good hair salon? For us, we’re drawn to quality treatments, friendly service and experienced hairstylists. Top all those things off with a central location and you get Yann Beyrie Salon, a luxurious, award-winning French hair salon in Orchard Road.
About French hairstylist Yann Beyrie
Born and raised in the South of France, the salon’s founder and director Yann Beyrie grew up in a family who shared the same love and passion for hair and fashion. His hairstyling journey began in Paris as an assistant. From there, he progressed to become both an educator and director for a renowned French hair salon.
Yann continued to pursue his passion in London, where he worked on fashion shows and magazines. Through those channels, he was able to showcase his abilities in high-end editorial fashion shoots. In 15 years of experience, he’s collaborated with influential hairstylists, designers, photographers and celebrities including Justin Timberlake, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Vivienne Westwood. He was also part of Vidal Sassoon London, as well as the Trevor Sorbie London team, which is one of the most prestigious brands in the UK.
Three years ago, Yann decided to launch his namesake salon in Wisma Atria. Since its opening, the chic and minimalist salon has won multiple awards for its high standards and creativity. We chat to the charming founder and director, who is now based in Singapore.
What brought you here?
I started working at a very young age and always knew that I wanted to open my own salon. Singapore is an amazing country! I wanted a new challenge and a new culture to experience, so I found myself here. In the midst of the first year of my salon opening in Orchard, I had a beautiful surprise that I was going to be a father of twin daughters. So, besides hair, I have my family as another passion that means a lot to me.
How did you get into the hairstyling industry?
My family, particularly my uncle, inspired me to get started. He was a very talented hairdresser who ran his own salon successfully back in the south of France for decades.
Talk us through a typical day of yours.
In the morning, I make sure to have a healthy breakfast, and then I head to the gym. After that, I’m usually at the salon for the bulk of my day. After wrapping up, I head home for some family time.
What do you enjoy most about running the salon?
Every day is different and you have to keep moving forward – there’s always something to improve on.
Tell us about your team.
I feel very privileged to have my teammates. I’m so proud of them! We are a passionate and dedicated team of local and international stylists. All of them have their own strengths and we complement each other very well.
What are your top hair maintenance tips?
Firstly, embrace your natural hair texture and work with it instead of against it. Home care is essential. Use the right shampoo, conditioner and styling products to enjoy beautiful and healthy hair every day. You can also visit us for complimentary tips on how to manage your hair in this humid climate.
What’s next for your salon?
We’re working on a haircare line that’s made in France.
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Yann Beyrie Salon
#03-01D Wisma Atria
435 Orchard Road
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