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How to Achieve Full, Luscious Lips

Have you ever wanted to have full, pouty, luscious looking lips without the pain, hassle, risk, and long commitment of having to get lip injections done? I know first hand as someone with extremely thin lips that it is definitely something important as a woman to feel that you have great looking lips. Especially when I see all of these beautiful celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, …Read More






WBI supports International Women’s Day

      The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #BeBoldForChange. The campaign calls for women and men everywhere to be bold in their pursuit of a more gender inclusive world. Our purpose at Western Beauty Institute and Western Barber Institute is to help women and men achieve their ambitions in the industry of their dreams. The beauty industry values the contributions of men and women equally and …Read More






WBI takes 1st place at ISSE Long Beach barber competition!

Here’s how WBI did at ISSE Long Beach… On Monday, January 30, Western Barber Institute attended the International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach. It’s one of the largest hair shows and competition events in Southern California. Our barber students participated in several categories including the Super Student Anything Goes, Fast and Cleanest Fade and Freestyle Design. We’re very proud of all our students that participated: Alan Perez, Benz …Read More






Highlights, lowlights & everything in-between

    Sometimes you want to try out a new look but you are apprehensive because you do not want an “over the top” drastic change. The best way to give your hair some dimension is to add some highlights into your hair! For highlighting, if you have hair that is apart of the dark color group family (medium to dark brown, redheads), you could add a tone that is a …Read More






9 Hair Color Styles You Must Try Out This Season

Dressing up in an important aspect of every woman. But one thing that can majorly affect one’s personality is hair, especially the color. It is the first thing which is noticed by anyone and tells a lot about one’s nature. If you want to look attractive and charm people with your personality, here are top 9 hair color styles trending at the moment that you must try out: 1.      Pumpkin …Read More






How to Choose the Correct Hair Extensions

One of my favorite services is hair extensions. You can completely transform someones look with hair extensions. I learned to give a more thorough consultation through taking classes at WBI and through trial and error. Not every type of hair extensions work on different hair types and lifestyles. One lesson I learned after having a cop as a client is that a sew in weave was not going to work …Read More






What Will I Learn in WBI Nail Technology Program?

Do you love doing nails and are always getting compliments on your cool nail designs? It might be time to start thinking about becoming a licensed nail technician! It’s the perfect time to start researching schools to find the program most suitable for you! WBI has been educating students in the arts of cosmetology, barbering, nail technology and esthetics (skin care) for almost 60 years. We offer an intensive and comprehensive program to …Read More






The Art of Contouring

Have you ever wanted to know how to give your face that sculpted, “Kardashian-esque” shape? Every day while scrolling through our instagram accounts or flipping through magazines we see beautiful models that look perfectly airbrushed with high check bones and narrow faces. Now as we all know, not everyone is born with the same beautiful face shape. This leaves us with the question- how do they do it? The answer …Read More






The Perfect Winged Eyeliner for Your Eye Shape

Have you ever wondered how to get the perfect winged liner? Whenever I am walking down the street, watching my favorite television shows, or even scrolling through my Instagram newsfeed I always see women who have mastered the art of the winged liner! Now you may ask- how do these women get their lines as sharp as blades? The first step is all in figuring out what your eye shape …Read More