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How to Remove Gel Nail Polish

One of the biggest perks of choosing a gel manicure over a basic manicure is longer lasting manicured nails. While regular nail polish tends to chip after the first day or two, gel nail polish  can last up to 7-10 days with proper care. However, one huge drawback is gel nail polish removal which is typically done in the salon by a technician. This is recommended because gel polish is …Read More






Gel or Acrylic – The Age Old Question

You’ve decided your getting fake nails. It’s your sister’s best-friend’s niece’s bat mitzvah, so you have to look your best. No matter the reason, if your getting fake nails your going to have to make some choices. Gel or Acrylic? It’s like choosing between Edward and Jacob… I’m kidding, it has no similarities to that at all. Team Gel Nails The Pros: They Stay On Natural Look Flexibility The Cons: The …Read More






Student Shout-Out: Nails by Anastasiia

  We’d like to proudly acknowledge one of our stand out manicuring students, Anastasiia, who has done phenomenal work throughout her Nail Technology program and will be graduating next Wednesday! You have probably seen her work on our Instagram page! She really enjoys creating intricate nail designs that always have an artistic flair. Nails by Anastasiia definitely stand out!     Nail biting is a difficult habit to break and sometimes …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






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