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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.

Watch Now: Education and Innovation from Farouk Systems Onstage at the Armstrong McCall World’s Fair 2018

On Sunday, September 9th, the Armstrong McCall World’s Fair of Cosmetic Arts & Sciences kicked off at the Austin Convention Center located in the heart of downtown Austin, Texas. Backstage was bustling with wall-to-wall cut, color and styling action with CHI, BioSilk and Esquire Grooming products.

Farouk Systems Hosts Creative Artistic Team Training for the 2018 Fall Trend Release

This past week Farouk Systems, Inc. hosted a Creative Artistic Team (CAT) Training for over 100 International Brand Ambassadors from all four (4) continents at their home base in Houston, TX.

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.

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

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

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 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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Entrepreneurs Explain What Success Means in Entrepreneurship

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

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 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 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 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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Farouk Systems Brings Macy’s Miracles To Miss USA 2018

Miss USA 2018 was a fun-filled evening that was life-changing for newly-crowned Sarah Rose Summers, but for the children of Macy’s Miracles it was also a night to remember! Founded in 2016, Macy’s Miracles invests in the lives of special needs children to provide them with self-sustaining life skills, seeks to break barriers within society and raise the bar for inclusion globally.

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Farouk Systems Highlights from ABS and Fashion Focus 2018

It may have been freezing outside in Chicago this weekend, but it was red hot inside of ABS 2018. The stage shows were electrifying as the showroom floor was packed wall to wall with the most state of the art offerings in the beauty biz. It was the perfect venue for Farouk Systems to showcase their newest product offerings to an estimated crowd of over 80,000 salon professionals from all over the world. Products used by the Creative Global Artist Team included the newest and most innovative CHI tools.

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Miss Universe Reveals Her Hair Care Secrets

The beauty queen swears by using good tools to keep her locks looking and feeling good and is a massive fan of the CHI 1″ Volcanic Lava Ceramic Hairstyling Iron. “When I’m on the road I like to have one tool for multiple uses and the 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: Romantic Braided Bun from Rocky Vitelli

How-To: Romantic Braided Bun from Rocky Vitelli – Rocky Vitelli’s romantic braided bun fuses the two chic styles for a modern look with flawless elegance. How to create the Romantic Braided Bun. Farouk Systems Inc. Braided Bun from Rocky Vitelli…

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Farouk Announces PBA Beacon Program Top Sponsorship

Farouk Systems, Inc. recently announced their support of the Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) Beacon program by becoming a Beacon Program Top Sponsor. As a sponsor, Farouk will help to support the industry’s rising stars by welcoming students across the country to compete for national recognition.

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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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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

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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Launchpad’s Holiday Gift Guide for Everybody in Your Life

CHI Air Classic Tourmaline Ceramic 1″ Hairstyling Iron utilizes the latest innovative technology combining Tourmaline Ceramic with even heat distribution, producing an exceptionally high amount of negative ions and Far Infrared which reduce static electricity for that perfect style. Hair is left smooth and silky with an unparalleled shine. This collection comes in this stunning gold finish—a perfect match for the holiday decor.

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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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Fall Melted Violet Look with Philip Ring

How-To: CHI Melted Violet for the Fall – Fall means violets! CosmoProf’s Philip Ring was one of several notable stylists who attended our Farouk Systems Global Conference in Cancun. He offered an insightful tutorial for creating an opulent, on trend violet look your clients will want.

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Hotter Fall Temps Keep Sizzling Summer Styles Going Strong

At the Farouk Systems Global Conference Cancun 2017, CosmoProf’s Larisa Love and OMG Artistry’s Olivia Smalley had the opportunity to style Miss Universe, Iris Mittenaere, with a boho chic hairstyle that your clients will want while taking advantage of these warmer temperatures!

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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!

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#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

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

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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