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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!

#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.

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.

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.

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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Focus On Hair – Biosilk Launches Silk 21

The maker of BioSilk announces the launch of their latest beauty line for both hair and skin called Silk 21 (link is external). Featuring four new products, Silk 21 with 21 amino acids, replenishes dry or damaged hair with essential moisturizing botanical extracts and herbs.

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latest-hairstyle.com – Features BioSilk Smoothing Balm

I like to blow dry the hair smooth using Biosilk Smoothing Balm before tonging all over to put a bend in the hair to assist in the upstyle. I also love PPS flat iron spray for heat protection, and my favorite hairspray for all of my upstyling is Fudge Skyscraper. It smells divine! I never use a hairspray I can’t stand the smell ofthere are plenty out there!

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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!

read more

#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.

read more

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.

read more

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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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

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

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

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

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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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 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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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Allure.com – Biosilk Silk Therapy Review

This is a Readers’ Choice winner for a reason: Just a few dabs make hair look smooth, shiny, and healthy—not greasy (so long as you don’t OD on the stuff). It’s superconvenient, too, because it can be used on wet or dry hair.

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Keep Your Bangs Perfect In The Summer Sun

Everyone waits for the warm weather to roll around each year! However, it’s no secret that girls with bangs hate the humidity and dread the long, hot summer days. Don’t worry! TigerBeat has created a list of five easy ways you can keep your hair bangs perfect in the summer heat.

Carry around a mini hair flat iron-CHI.com: https://www.instagram.com/p/9JH6HcPvam/

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Voluminous DURA Curls by CHI for Farouk Systems

Give your client the ultimate curly ‘do with this voluminous look from Farouk Systems. Golden, bouncy curls are brought to life with volume and shine—giving your client the perfect glam, red carpet look. The DURA CHI Collection showcases runway-inspired looks and the salon-worthy interpretations with styles ranging from smooth rippling curls to untamed tousled tendrils.

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5 Men’s Grooming Tips From Premiere Orlando 2017

Men’s barbering is making a comeback in a major way, so why wait to start mastering your grooming skills and building your clientele? We scoured the Premiere Orlando show floor for all of the tips, tricks and techniques you need to bring ALL the boys to your chair! From blending basics to hair tattoos, we have what you need to succeed in men’s grooming.

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HOW-TO: “Preppy” Men’s Pompadour by Esquire Grooming

Re-create this “preppy” men’s hair style by Esquire Grooming. Create a horseshoe parting at the crown area. Take a parting from the highest point of the head to the highest point of the ear and determine your length by positioning your finger horizontally.

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behindthechair – Men’s Cuts you have to know!

This look is great for guys who want that slightly longer style, but don’t want anything too extreme or high maintenance. This loose, wavy cut and styling how-to will show you exactly how to control his subtle chaos. And once the look is complete, we recommend suggesting a cleaner-looking shave to keep the attention on his hair.

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AMERICAN SALON – Farouk Systems Sponsors Miss USA 2017

For the past 15 years, Farouk Systems has been the official haircare sponsor for Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen. They provide their team of hairstylists to help the contestants with their preliminary competitions, dress rehearsals and the live broadcast. In addition, Farouk Systems provided each girl with full service haircare and products from their CHI Haircare Line.

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Farouk Systems Sponsors Miss USA for its 15th Year

For the past 15 years, Farouk Systems has been the official hair care sponsor for Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen, providing its team of stylists to help the contestants with their preliminary competitions, dress rehearsals and the live broadcast. This year’s Miss USA competition took place May 14, 2017 in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, hosted by Julianne Hough and Terrance J, along with Ashley Graham who captured the behind the scenes.

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10 Tips We Grabbed Backstage At Miss USA 2017

Miss USA contestants get makeup done by The Perfect Face Cosmetics artists and hair done by a CHI Haircare stylists backstage during The MISS USA® Competition at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sunday, May 14. When your fine-haired client needs a little help in the volume and texture department, help her out with the CHI Onyx Ceramic 1-inch Crimping Iron.

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CHI’s Proud Partnership with MISS USA Continues!

Farouk Systems is a longtime sponsor of the event and our CHI and BioSilk products – utilized by the amazing CHI Global Artists and esteemed styling team – were there to make each contestant look and feel her absolute best! Miss USA 2015 Olivia Jordan was there to host in the CHI Lounge and received a team effort for her flawless, camera-ready styling from Anna Cantu, Judi Yount and Tammy Mixon!

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Empowering Women! Farouk Systems, Official Hair Care Sponsor for the 2017 Miss USA Pageant

She triumphed as the 66th Miss USA 2017. The event was held at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada hosted by Julianne Hough, Terrance J along with Ashley Graham who captured the behind the scenes. As the official haircare sponsor of Miss USA, Dr. Farouk Shami was on hand along with his team of stylists and staff to ensure all contestants were provided the best haircare and services to achieve the winning look.

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How-To: Textured Faux Bob

The faux bob is a great style when your client wants to rock shorter locks without the long-term commitment of chopping it all off. Master this look with the help of Farouk Systems, Inc. Global Artist Anna Cantu. We broadcasted her LIVE on Facebook creating this textured illusion bob during Miss USA 2017 in Las Vegas. Check it out!

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Miss USA Shares Her Reason for Wearing Natural Hair

When Kára walked onto the stage with her fellow contestants, it quickly became clear that she alone had chosen to wear her natural curls. And as she explained to Refinery29, the choice was a deliberate one. Hairstylist Albert Luiz styled her curls using the CHI Deep Brilliance Olive & Monoi Oil Optimum Moisture Line.

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Miss USA 2017: 5 Things to Know to Know About Miss District of Columbia Kára McCullough

Beating out 50 other women, Miss District of Columbia Kára McCullough was crowned Miss USA 2017 on Sunday night. The 25-year-old, who works as a government employee, wowed the judges with her beauty, bikini, talents and intelligence at the annual beauty pageant broadcast live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Tears streamed down her cheeks as the beauty took her victory lap in her evening look. But, of course, that left us wanting more info on the newly crowned gal, so we’ve got five things you’ve just gotta know about the new Miss USA…

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6 Can’t-Miss Hair Moments From Miss USA 2017

Not only did Farouk stylists’ prep and style the 50 contestants, they were also responsible for making sure the talent of the red carpet was styled perfectly. Check out some red carpet pics below! At an event like Miss USA, the hair magic happens behind the scenes, and we got VIP backstage access! Twelve CHI stylists were equipped to style 50 beauty queens, so you know there was pandemonium as stylists worked quickly to ensure everyone was curled, set and finished on time.

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Estetica Magazine – Rocky Vitelli Featured

Estetica Magazine features Farouk Systems Global Artist Rocky Vitelli. Rocky Vitelli: Issa Rae is sporting a fresh, clean, and trending hairstyle. The Architectural design combining braids and a crimped set of buns evokes spring-ready style.

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Healthy Hairdresser – Features CHI Ellipse Tools

For styling tools in the new CHI Ellipse collection combine Teflon and Titanium for a smooth, non-stick styling surface to give hair body and bounce. Effortless, undone curls are easily created with an oval-shaped barrel that combines Teflon and Titanium for the ultimate styling surface. The 1 ½” barrel is perfect for creating loose waves on medium to long hair.

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Short Hairstyle Guide, Summer 2017 – Features Rocky Vitelli

Experience the 2nd generation of touch screen styling with the new design of the CHI Touch 2 Hair Dryer. Slimmer and superiority lightweight, it features a compact 2.4 inch touch screen control and a unique speedometer that allows the ease of customizing intelligent settings: controlling the speed, temperature and ionic output.

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LMCA Engineers Beauty Products License between Milady and Farouk Systems

LMCA – New York, NY (April 18, 2017) LMCA is pleased to announce that Milady has written its first exclusive global license to Farouk Systems, Inc. the maker of BioSilk, CHI and Esquire Ultimate Men’s Grooming. This exclusive global license will provide products and styling tools for cosmetology student kits from Farouk Systems.

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Momma’s Monday: Hair Care & April Giveaway #2

I use a purple conditioner for the blonde as well. Once or twice a week, I do a deep conditioning treatment – lately I’ve been using this one from Schwarzkopf. The days I don’t do a deep conditioning treatment, I use aleave-in for blonde hair. When it’s not looking too shiny, I use a pinch of Farouk Pearl Complex on my ends.

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Summer Add-On Services to Grow Your Business

“As we all know, during summer months the hair loses moisture,” says Lisa Marie Garcia, president of innovation for Farouk Systems. “Use the CHI Deep Brilliance Olive & Monoi Deep Protein Masque, a protein strengthening masque that not only reconstructs the hair, but also enriches the hair with immediate shine and moisture.

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CollegeFashion.net – Features Biosilk Silk Therapy Lite

Biosilk Silk Therapy Lite is, as the name suggests, a lighter-weight version of Biosilk’s original formula. Although I am always on the hunt for new products to tame my ultra-thick, curly, and frizzy hair, I am always sure to keep a bottle of this on standby, which is really saying something, as most hair products don’t work for me.

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Hair Preview 2018 – CHI Onyx Euroshine Crimping Iron

Crimping is back – but it’s changed since first hitting it big in the 80’s. Today’s innovative technology helps cut down on heat damage. The CHI Onyx Crimper has 1-inch ceramic plates that can be heated to the right temperature for your hair type.

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happi.com – CHI Upgrades ‘Blondest’ Formulation

Farouk Systems Inc. launched newly upgraded formulations for CHI Blondest Blonde Ionic Powder and Cream Lightener. Each product provides improved lifting power to help achieve higher levels of lifting without sacrificing the integrity of the hair through its key ingredient, silk protein,

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Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide – Features Rocky Vitelli

Farouk Systems Global Artist Rocky Vitelli, Canada has over 25 years in the hair business. We talked to him to get his take on what trends to look out for in 2018, like this eccentric blue, curly bob by the stylist himself! “Vivid colors are going to be popular, shades like orange, red and blue, using new techniques like color blocking.”

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Biosilk at Comic Con

Over the weekend, BioSilk products and Tools were part of hair and makeup for Warner Brothers for Comic Con. BioSilk 1” Titanium Professional Hairstyling iron combines the power of ceramic and titanium elements for the smoothest, silkiest straightening results.

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Canadian Hairdresser Magazine: Features Rocky and Esquire Grooming

Hundreds of hairstylists and beauty professionals gathered in Orlando, Florida, for Premiere Orlando. Attendees eager to hear and learn from industry experts, master stylists, and colourists practically stormed the Orange County Convention Center. 02. Farouk Systems International Educator and Platform Artist, Rocky Vitelli, and Saskatchewan Salon Stylist, Alicia Soulier

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Medium Hairstyles for Fine Hair: From Drab To Fab!

Shiny hair is key here, so be sure to apply some sort of shine spray or serum to the ends once you have flat ironed it. BioSilk is a great product, but use it sparingly. A pea-sized amount should be all you need for your hair!

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CHI Silk Infusion – Mane Monday: Creating A Custom Hair Regimen

I have one main serum/heat protectent that I prefer and that his Chi Silk Infusion. Getting this product has been a struggle as it has gained so much popularity it has almost double in price. I’ve had this 6oz bottle for over two years, this should let you know a little goes a long way. I also love Biosilk Silk Therapy

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How Hair Oils & Serums Can Take Your Hair To The Next Level

Hair is (most of the time) your most prized possession. Between washing, styling and using any product you can get your hands on, it seems like hours of your life are devoted to hair care. One of the worst problems is the dry and frizzy hair you’re left with after excessive blowdrying and styling.

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Press – CHI Spin & Curl on TV

Create flawless curls and waves at the push of a button with the CHI Spin n Curl. Hair is drawn into the curl chamber with a ceramic rotating barrel, and it’s timed to create perfect curls.  Ceramic heat technology helps distribute heat evenly across the barrel surface to help seal the cuticle, reducing styling damage while locking in moisture.

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Hair Russia Magazine – Features and Quotes Patrick Kalle

Patrick Kalle. A Netherlands native and third-generation hairdresser, Patrick Kalle began his career at the young age of 11 years old. Since 1991, Patrick has dedicated his career to training and motivating educators and artists across the globe. Kalle joined the Farouk Systems team in 2004 and has brought innovation and fashion-forward creativity to the company over the past decade.

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Press – BIR – Farouk Shami

Farouk Systems, Inc. is a Houston-based company of hairdressers for hairdressers, known for manufacturing high-quality professional hair care products under the industry-leading brands CHI®, BioSilk®, and SunGlitz®.

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Beauty Launchpad – Features the Esquire Clipper

Launchpad, April 2017 – Features the Esquire Clipper on page 66. Esquire Classic Professional Clipper – The quiet rotary motor easily powers through wet and thick hair, while the adjustable stainless steel blades cut in both directions for added control.

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Best of Beauty Gadgets 2017 – Marianne Meissner

Dura Chi Handshot Hair Dryer – The hands-free drying stand enables the dryer to stand alone on a flat surface and is great for those who have a hard time gripping and holding handles, it also allows for consistent control over the dryer to produce a multitude of styling techniques.

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The CHI Deep Brilliance Olive & Monoi Oil Optimum Moisture Line

The CHI Deep Brilliance Olive & Monoi Oil Optimum Moisture line combines the hydration of Olive Oil with Monoi Oil’s unique blend of Coconut Oil and Tiare Gardenia flowers that helps strengthen hair while reversing damage and protecting hair from future damage. This line provides moisture and reconstruction to textured and chemically-treated hair, while promoting healthy more manageable tresses.

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The CHI Deep Brilliance Olive & Monoi Conditioning Relaxer System

The CHI Deep Brilliance Olive & Monoi Conditioning Relaxer System is formulated using a rich blend of Silk, Olive Oil, Monoi Oil, and Shea Butter replacing harsh relaxer systems with a nourishing and conditioning new formula.

A combination of Olive Oil and Monoi Oil provide Vitamins A and E which help protect the structure of the hair while sealing in moisture. Silk adds strength, moisture, and shine to the hair, while the Shea Butter is high in fatty acids and helps to keep the hair soft and manageable during and following the relaxer service.

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The CHI Deep Brilliance Hair Styling Tools

The CHI Deep Brilliance Hair Styling Tools feature black titanium plates along with a ceramic heating system that provides fast, even heat allowing for faster styling on coarse to highly textured hair with fewer passes. The combination of Black Titanium and Ceramic help prevent hair damage and dryness.

CHI Deep Brilliance Hair 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. The optional comb attachment smooths highly-textured hair and an air concentrating nozzle helps direct airflow for faster styling. Cool shot button helps to smooth the hair cuticle to lock in styles and lock out frizz with added shine.

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