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First Female Barber Battle Competitor at Barristar

She is the first female barber competitor in Barristar hair show! Participating in a student barber competition for the first time takes a lot of courage, which is not something miss Kateryna lacks! Her confidence and energy were contagious at the competition and she gave it her best. We are very proud of her achievement at Barristar barber battle. Kateryna created a very unique cut on model, Juan, that definitely stood …Read More






WBI Cosmetology Student Team Competition at Barristar

Western Barber Institute and Western Beauty Institute competed in the Barristar barber and cosmetology competitions. The categories included barber battle, pre-done mannequin and student team cosmetology competition. Enjoy this video compilation of our two cosmetology student team entries who created a mermaid-inspired look and a butterfly-inspired look.






WBI at Barristar in Anaheim

Western Barber Institute and Western Beauty Institute competed in the Barristar barber and cosmetology competitions. The categories included barber battle, pre-done mannequin and student team cosmetology competition. Enjoy this video compilation of the barber battle and pre-done mannequin submissions.






New Season, New Look from WBI!

      The weather is warming up which means no more hiding indoors from the cold in jackets and beanies. Why not try a new look to match all of the beautiful new flowers blooming this season? A fresh new hairstyle is the perfect way to welcome the new season. Our Cosmetology program is at our Woodland Hills and Reseda locations and our Cosmetology students have been working hard …Read More






Our New Nail Technology Students Are Killing It!

Western Barber Institute has just welcomed a new group of nail technology students! We are excited to have this talented group with us and can’t wait to see how their skills progress over the course of their program. So far, they are only a few weeks into the course and are already showing some amazing skills. Nail Technology is our shortest program, requiring only 400 hours. It is much more …Read More






WBI Graduation Kit

Upon completion of WBI barber program, we like to give our new graduates a token of our appreciation to show them how proud we are! After all of the hard work our students put in, we feel they deserve something to help them get started with a sense of pride in their new accomplishment. During the graduation ceremony, we give our graduates a certificate and celebrate them through a gathering …Read More






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