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Dr. Farouk Shami – On Immigrating From Palestine and Building A Billion Dollar Company

Dr. Farouk Shami – On Immigrating From Palestine – Today, my company Farouk Systems, Inc. is in over 144 countries with over a billion dollars in sales.

Watch Now: The Contestants of Miss Houston Latina 2019 Get Pro Hair Tips from Farouk Systems Educators & Artists

Watch Now: The Contestants of Miss Houston Latina 2019 Get Pro Hair Tips from Farouk Systems Educators & Artists

Farouk Systems’ International Distributors Converge in the Lone Star State

Farouk Systems’ spirit of innovation infused a presence when the company recently hosted a 3-day summit for their international distribution partners.

Dr. Farouk Shami Fights for Cosmetology Licensing Hours

Farouk Systems, Inc. one of the largest professional haircare companies in the world.

Feature Interview with Dr. Farouk Shami

Feature Interview with Dr. Farouk Shami

Dr. Farouk Shami, an immigrant and son of a Sheikh and Chief of the olive farmers in Palestine grew up exposed to the trials and tribulations of war, migrated to the US with only $71.00 in his pocket. His career path of hairdressing resulted in illness from the harmful effects of ammonia which led him to create the first ammonia-free hair color.
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CHI Hosts 4th Bi-Annual Education Symposium

CHI Hosts 4th Bi-Annual Education Symposium

Farouk Systems, Inc. hosted its fourth Bi-Annual CHI Education Symposium for cosmetology instructors across the US. Over 80 instructors from CHI Partner Schools traveled to Houston for the three-day educational event.
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Farouk Systems Helps Victims of Hurricane Florence

Farouk Systems Helps Victims of Hurricane Florence

Farouk Systems, Inc. hosted the Hurricane Relief Palooza held at the Colony Trade Center/Church of God New Bern. This 2-day relief program helped the victims of Hurricane Florence by distributing over $350,000 worth of CHI and BioSilk hair care plus styling tools.
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Farouk Systems Supports the Fantastic Sams’ Convention

Farouk Systems Supports the Fantastic Sams’ Convention

During the recent Fantastic Sams’ Convention held on September 30 – October 2, 2018 in Las Vegas at the Red Rock Casino and Resort, Farouk Systems Inc. was on hand to launch its new partnership with the company as the new corporate salon exclusive tool partner. To celebrate, Farouk Systems raffled off a 2018 custom made, red CHI Ford Mustang valued at $29,000.
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Behind The Brand Name – Dr. Farouk Shami

Behind The Brand Name – Dr. Farouk Shami

Dr. Farouk Shami - “CHI, in fact, stands for Cationic Hydration Interlink. CHI’s namesake technology signified a fundamental change in the beauty industry; we delivered the first innovation in tools using ceramic, ionic and infrared technologies–both for health and safety reasons. More than just a name, CHI means energy, which is only fitting since the Cationic Hydration Interlink technology energized sales for the styling iron and blowdryer categories in general.
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Farouk Systems Hosts Latin American Distributor Meeting

Farouk Systems Hosts Latin American Distributor Meeting

Farouk Systems Inc. recently hosted a two-day event for their Latin American partners in Houston, TX. This included representatives from Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Ecuador, Chile, Uruguay, Nicaragua and Columbia.
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Feature Interview with Dr. Farouk Shami

Entrepreneurs Explain What Success Means

Farouk Shami - When defining success as an entrepreneur, it’s a fact that there are no shortcuts to how it can be achieved. It differs with the phase you are in and the goals you’ve set to achieve. Success happens when you dedicate yourself to be the best in your work in order to accomplish your goals.
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OTC Beauty Magazine – Farouk Systems Expands Global Manufacturing

OTC Beauty Magazine – Farouk Systems Expands Global Manufacturing

Farouk Systems Expands Global Manufacturing - Dr. Faroul Shami and his Executive Team have worked diligently on global expansion on made in th USA Haircare. Houston, TX - Founder and Chairman of Farouk Systems Inc. Dr. Farouk Shami, proudly announces global manufacturing expansion in the Middle East. Systems Egypt had been licensed distributor for over 12 years under the direction of Managing Director Noha Hashem.
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The Lightweight CHI Nano Hair Dryer: Styling & Power With Less than One Pound

The Lightweight CHI Nano Hair Dryer: Styling & Power With Less than One Pound

The Lightweight CHI Nano Hair Dryer: Styling & Power With Less than One Pound. The CHI Nano Hair Dryer is able to reduce some of the ailments that come with being a professional stylist with its amazing light weight (less than a pound!) yet still delivers gorgeous styling precision with its powerful 1875 W DC Motor and a dual vent air-intake system.
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Farouk Hosts Watch Party for New Beauty TV Show

Farouk Hosts Watch Party for New Beauty TV Show

Farouk Systems announced its participation in “The Look: All Stars,” a new hour-long makeover beauty competition that aired on Sunday, June 24. Chairman and founder of Farouk Systems, Dr. Farouk Shami; CHI expert and celebrity hairdresser, Scotty Cunha; and Esquire Fashion Director, Nick Sullivan, are all featured on the show’s premiere episode.
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Farouk Systems’ CHI and Esquire Men’s Grooming featured on THE LOOK: ALL STARS, a new TV series slated to air nationally June 24 on CW / MyNetwork TV stations

Farouk Systems’ CHI and Esquire Men’s Grooming featured on THE LOOK: ALL STARS, a new TV series slated to air nationally June 24 on CW / MyNetwork TV stations

Farouk Systems is thrilled to announce its participation in THE LOOK: ALL STARS, a new hour-long make-over beauty competition format created by Dreamventure Productions, beginning, Sunday, June 24th across Sinclair owned CW and MyNetwork affiliates. CHI Expert and Celebrity Hairdresser Scotty Cunha along with Esquire Fashion Director Nick Sullivan are featured on the show’s premiere episode “First Look - The Look: All Stars!”
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Miss Universe Reveals Her Hair Care Secrets

Miss Universe Reveals Her Hair Care Secrets

Miss Universe - “When I’m on the road I like to have one tool for multiple uses and the CHI LAVA Hairstyling Iron is perfect for straightening my hair or making beautiful waves.” Her other top tool picks include the CHI Rocket Dryer which dries her thick tresses.
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How-To: Tammy Mixon’s Holiday Styling Tips

How-To: Tammy Mixon’s Holiday Styling Tips

Here are three looks—a faux bob, a sleek-but-textured style and a pretty half-up braided ‘do—that CHI Artist Tammy Mixon created while at Miss Universe 2017, and now you can try them on any client with any length or texture.
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How-To: Tammy Mixon’s Holiday Styling Tips

HOLIDAY: 3 LOOKS FOR 3 LENGTHS

Here are three looks—a faux bob, a sleek-but-textured style and a pretty half-up braided ‘do—that CHI Artist Tammy Mixon created while at Miss Universe 2017, and now you can try them on any client with any length or texture.
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CASCADING FAUX BRAID

CASCADING FAUX BRAID

Here’s how Farouk Systems Artist Mego Ayvazian builds a super-romantic style by repeatedly twisting loose, small sections with the Royal Treatment line.
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The Colorist Magazine Nov 2017 – Features Maggie O’Daniel

The Colorist Magazine Nov 2017 – Features Maggie O’Daniel

Maggie O'daniel - Farouk Systems -  Mane Mentors: "Rocky Vitelli is someone I consider to be not only an amazing hairdresser, but also a friends. I call him anytime for advice and he'll always give mean honest answer. Richards Jordan is always on the cutting edge of new trends. Danielle Regazzi is my stage partner, and one of my besties. She's always pushing me to better myself.
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9 Best-Selling Luxury Beauty Products You Didn’t Know Were on Amazon

9 Best-Selling Luxury Beauty Products You Didn’t Know Were on Amazon

CHI Fire Red Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron - Have you ever straightened your hair in the dead of winter and still been left with a halo of frizz? This flatiron combines tourmaline ceramic and even heat distribution to help reduce static and frizziness, leaving your hair shiny and silky no matter how blustery it is outside.
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Modern Salon Oct 2017 – Cancun Press – Farouk Systems Inc

Modern Salon Oct 2017 – Cancun Press – Farouk Systems Inc

For 2017, launches include: BioSilk Silk Therapy with Organic Coconut Oil, product additions to the Royal Treatment Line, CHI Luxury Black Seed Oil, an improved Power Plus line, the CHI Lava Styling Iron and CHI Shine Shades Violet with Additives. For 2018, Farouk Systems will launch a new skin-care line created in conjunction with LG.
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Kelsea’s Chic Updo How-To – BioSilk Silk Therapy Serum

Kelsea’s Chic Updo How-To – BioSilk Silk Therapy Serum

I used BioSilk Silk Therapy serum with the BioSilk Titanium Professional Hair Dryer to give her hair massive volume. After it was dry, I used Kevin Murphy Doo Over at her roots. I took the BioSilk Titanium Spring Curling Iron to give her texture in the front.
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theladylovescouture.com – Features BioSilk Dry Shampoo

theladylovescouture.com – Features BioSilk Dry Shampoo

Celebrity stylist, Tarryn Feldman, loves Danielle Bradbery’s new album cover that features a top knot braid. Tarryn recommends using pomade or a dry shampoo when doing braids: “I need the control of a paste and the texture of a dry shampoo.”
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Journey Into The World of Color!

Journey Into The World of Color!

One of the most celebrated moments of The Farouk Global Conference Cancun 2017 was the awe-inspiring World of Color Show! Highlighting color trends from all over the globe, we saw a dazzling display of unique styling from each country’s artistic team using the hottest color formulations to create spellbinding looks!
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#FBF Revisit One of Conference 2017’s Highlights with a Free Album Download!

#FBF Revisit One of Conference 2017’s Highlights with a Free Album Download!

The Farouk Global Conference Cancun 2017 had many delightful moments, but when Gabriella took the Gala Night stage, it was by far one of the most memorable! The audience murmurs drew to a stunned hush as their gazes fixed on Gabriella beneath the spotlight – she commanded their attention with her powerful, steady and endearing performance.
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Beauty Launchpad – Farouk’s Royal Treatment

Beauty Launchpad – Farouk’s Royal Treatment

This is a line that’s unlike any other and it becomes very clear to both the professional and the consumer once they are able to try it. Royal Treatment is exclusive, luxurious, exotic and provides exceptional benefits to the hair.
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Farouk Systems Hosted Global Conference in Cancun

Farouk Systems Hosted Global Conference in Cancun

Houston, TX. – On August 25-27, 2017, Farouk Systems, Inc. hosted its biennial global conference. Titled “Light it Up”, the 3-day company event showed Farouk Systems’ ability to brighten the future of beauty professionals with the latest advancements and technology the industry can offer.
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Eye of the Storm: The Beauty Industry Came Together to Support Hurricane Relief

Join Farouk Systems in a Cut-a-Thon to Benefit PBA Disaster Relief Fund – Salon Today

Farouk Systems is committed to helping the people affected by these recent hurricanes and help our fellow hairdressers to reopen their salon doors," Dr. Shami says. "We would like want to thank our CHI Partner Schools and salons for participating in our Cut-a-Thons to help raise money for the PBA’s Disaster Relief Fund as well as our distributor Armstrong McCall for helping to deliver our product and tool donations to stylists and salons devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
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A Week in the Life of… Rocky Vitelli, CHI Global Artist

A Week in the Life of… Rocky Vitelli, CHI Global Artist

Toronto-based Rocky Vitelli (@rockyvitelli) is no stranger to the limelight. With more than 25 years of experience, Vitelli has served as a trailblazer for innovation in the professional beauty industry and has toured the world over educating and giving stage presentations.
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Farouk Stands Strong for Houston: Helping Stylists Affected by Harvey and Irma

Farouk Stands Strong for Houston: Helping Stylists Affected by Harvey and Irma

It has been a bittersweet summer to say the least! Farouk Systems hosted our largest and most successful conference to date from August 25th through the 28th. However, while our corporate team was in Cancun with our artists, educators and distributors from around the world, our home back in Houston, Texas and its surrounding communities faced devastation from Hurricane Harvey.
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New Partnerships, Launches & Awards at Farouk Systems’ “Light It Up” Event

New Partnerships, Launches & Awards at Farouk Systems’ “Light It Up” Event

On August 25-27, 2017, Farouk Systems, Inc. hosted its biennial global conference, titled “Light it Up.” The three-day company event announced new partnerships, product launches and concluded with a star-studded awards ceremony. During the general session, Dr. Farouk Shami announced a joint venture with LG Household & Healthcare, a subsidiary of LG Group, which resulted in the newly formed corporation LG Farouk Co. The General Manager of LG Farouk Co., Mr. Pyo Young Ho, addressed the attendees in conjunction with Dr. Shami to help announce this partnership designed to explore new frontiers by merging the science of LG with the art of Farouk Systems.
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How You Can Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

How You Can Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Houston-based beauty company Farouk Systems has been holding their Global Conference in Cancun over the weekend, watching anxiously as the storm pummels their area. Founder and CEO Dr. Farouk Shami has always been one of the first to put his hand out when disaster strikes.
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Eye of the Storm: The Beauty Industry Came Together to Support Hurricane Relief

Join Farouk Systems in a Cut-a-Thon to Benefit PBA Disaster Relief Fund

Farouk Systems is committed to helping the people affected by these recent hurricanes and help our fellow hairdressers to reopen their salon doors," Dr. Shami says. "We would like want to thank our CHI Partner Schools and salons for participating in our Cut-a-Thons to help raise money for the PBA’s Disaster Relief Fund as well as our distributor Armstrong McCall for helping to deliver our product and tool donations to stylists and salons devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
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LSC-Kingwood Makes Adjustments After Flood Damage

LSC-Kingwood Makes Adjustments After Flood Damage

LSC-Kingwood hosted a news conference on Friday, Sept. 8. Six of the campus' buildings received first-floor flooding, including Classroom Buildings A and B, the Library, Health Science Building, Fitness and Training Center and the Performing Arts Center. The campus' Administration Building, Student Conference Center and Music Instructional Building did not receive flood damage.
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CHI Founder Farouk Shami and Mattress Mack team up to help Houston | Rare.us

CHI Founder Farouk Shami and Mattress Mack team up to help Houston | Rare.us

A pair of businessmen are providing sleep-soft shelter and free haircare products to Houston’s Harvey survivors. Two great Texans are showing the city they love just how much Houston means to them. “Mattress Mack” Jim McIngvale and Farouk Shami, who founded the Chi hair products company, have teamed up to make Houston even stronger by providing more relief for Harvey survivors. Throughout the Harvey recovery efforts, Mattress Mack has provided relief to most of Houston. He opened his Gallery Furniture stores as a shelter and has donated money and supplies to help storm survivors recover from the damage brought by Harvey.
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Beauty Launchpad September 2017 – Features CHI Onyx Euroshine and Farouk Shami

Beauty Launchpad September 2017 – Features CHI Onyx Euroshine and Farouk Shami

Micro-edges create instant volume and texture as plates heat up to 425F. CHI Onyx Euroshine 1" Crimping Iron. The Miss USA Competition has changed quite a bit over the last 15 years, save one major constant: Farouk Systems. The Company currently serves as the official hair care sponsor for the trifecta of pageants including Miss Universe, Miss USA, AND Miss Teen USA.
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totalbeauty.com – Features CHI Rose Hip Oil

totalbeauty.com – Features CHI Rose Hip Oil

CHI's cult-fave dry finishing oil is perfect for color-treated babes who want to protect their hair from fading while adding shine and keeping frizz at bay. It boasts UV protection and a mixture of beneficial ingredients, including rose hip oil to nourish and promote shine, silk to strengthen, and vitamin C to rejuvenate. It applies in a super fine, delicate mist and smells like a high-end salon product.
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CVLUX Magazine SEP 2017 – Features BioSilk Blow Dryer

CVLUX Magazine SEP 2017 – Features BioSilk Blow Dryer

Under $100 - Biosilk Titanium Professional Hair Dryer. $80 from LoxaBeauty.com This blow dryer is designed with a powerful 1875-watt ceramic motor with an ion generator to produce incredible shine while sealing the hair cuticle and locking humidity. The powerful airflow dries hair faster to create smooth and sleek blow outs in less time.
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Sophisticates Black Hairstyle – Features the CHI Deep Brilliance Blow Dryer

Sophisticates Black Hairstyle – Features the CHI Deep Brilliance Blow Dryer

Sophisticates Black Hairstyle Guide – Sept 2017 – features the CHI Deep Brilliance Blow Dryer. Create brilliant shine with this dynamic hair dryer boasting an AC motor that generates 1875 watts of powerful airflow and heat, making drying time quick and quiet. The ergonomic handle design with grip detail provides comfort and balance during styling.
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The Colorist Magazine features CHI Blondest Blonde!

The Colorist Magazine features CHI Blondest Blonde!

The Colorist features CHI Blondest Blonde on page 22. CHI Blondest Blonde Ionic Powder Lightener is a revolutionary dust free powder containing silk proteins that lightens exceptionally fast and contains silk proteins, making it gentler on the hair.
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Raelyns Roulette – Beauty Review Sunday Featuring BIOSILK

Raelyns Roulette – Beauty Review Sunday Featuring BIOSILK

It brings me great joy to introduce to anyone whom has yet to hear of BioSilk! I have been using this brand for over a decade now. Each product plays a special role in my solid consistent hair routine. This is the one and only brand that has never let me down weightlessly, yet heavily effective in humid weather. See below to read my review regarding the six products I have been gifted
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The Biosilk and CHI Giveaways ran with NewBeauty

The Biosilk and CHI Giveaways ran with NewBeauty

BioSilk Hair Care Therapy. Achieve your healthiest hair with BioSilk! Featured is the Silk Therapy collection, including the Shampoo, Conditioner, Conditioning Balm, Mousse, and Original leave-in treatment, for unparalleled strength and shine! All products are infused with concentrated, natural silk proteins (with strength equal to that of steel!) and botanical extracts to repair, smooth and protect all hair types.
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Styling Miss USA 2017 and Albert Luiz

Styling Miss USA 2017 and Albert Luiz

With CHI as the official haircare sponsor for the 2017 Miss USA Pageant, Farouk Systems Global Artist Albert Luiz was responsible for creating Kára McCullough‘s crowning look. Highlighting and amplifying her natural hair texture, Albert shares his step by step tips and the key CHI products used to achieve Kára's winning look.
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