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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.

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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CHI Rocket Dryer wins #1 Best Hairdryer on Totalbeauty.com!

Why it’s great: Readers say this luxury hair dryer cuts their dry time in half and gets the job done with salon results. “It also has some pretty practical features, like the ability to remove the rear filter when hair gets caught,” says one reader. “Gone are the days of worrying about your hair dryer burning up or engulfing your bathroom in flames.

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Gadgets that make cleaning a little easier.

CHI is best known for its straighteners and other hair-focused products, but at the housewares show, its motto was “from hair to wear.” In addition to its new line of clothes irons, there was a garment bag on display.

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Best CHI Flat Iron 2017- Top Picks and Reviews

CHI flat iron reviews have shown this. It is used all over the world, and in many different settings. You might find a CHI hair drier in someone’s bathroom, or you might find a CHI flat iron at a high class salon.

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8 Styling Quickies You Can’t Miss

Looking for a new way to ~wave~ your client? We got the inside scoop on Farouk Systems’ new CHI Ellipse Tool line from the always-fabulous Farouk Global Artist Anna Cantu. Watch Anna create four different types of waves now!

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CHI Onyx Euroshine Hair Styler Wins NewBeauty Award

Hundreds of thousands of NewBeauty readers, as well as beauty experts and editors made their votes count in NewBeauty Magazine’s seventh-annual Beauty Choice Awards. The winners are featured in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue—on stands in April!

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Press – BTC Stylist Choice Awards

It’s time to make your voice heard! It’s our fourth round of voting for our 17th Annual Stylist Choice Awards! Vote now for your Favorite Overall/Of The Year and you’ll be entered for a chance to WIN 2 FREE TICKETS TO BTC’S COLOR, CUT & STYLE 2017 IN AUSTIN, TEXAS—VALUED AT OVER $1,000! All voting is write-in, so please type the brand and the name of your favorite product (where it applies). Thank you!

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Waves All Day – CHI Ellipse Tool line

Looking for a new way to ~wave~ your client? We got the inside scoop on Farouk Systems’ new CHI Ellipse Tool line from the always-fabulous Farouk Global Artist Anna Cantu. Watch Anna create four different types of waves now!

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America’s Beauty Show 2017

Farouk Systems was at ABS 2017 Chicago this past weekend putting on a dazzling display of innovative colors, inspiring trends and sleek styles. We also saw some fabulous looks for the fellas courtesy of the Esquire Grooming team! Check out the photos below:

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Miss Universe 2017 – Sneak Peek

On January 29, 2017 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Philippines, the 65th Miss Universe Pageant will air around the world for millions to watch. As the official haircare sponsor for the past 12 years, Farouk Systems has supported the Miss Universe, Miss USA and Miss Teen Pageants with looks that capture the crown.

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The Bombshell Curls That’ll Up Your Holiday Hair Game

Blow out hair with CHI Dura CHI Handshot Dryer. To help you execute a pretty party ‘do fit for swanky soirées and fireside fun with friends, we enlisted celebrity hairstylist Scott King, the man behind the tresses of Sabrina Carpenter and Lauren Jauregui.

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These Heat Protection Products Will Save Your Hair

CHI – As a tried and trusted heat protectant, this weightless formula has the power to moisturize and hydrate hair without the worry of buildup. It’s also strong enough for daily heat styling that won’t ruin your hair’s texture.

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FOCUS on Hair: CHI Color Nurture

The newly launched CHI Rose Hip Oil Color Nurture Line is a nourishing color maintenance system enriched with Rose Hip Oil, antioxidants and low PH levels.

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#CHIparaMi ANNOUNCEMENT PARTY IN MIAMI, FLORIDA

The #CHIparaMi campaign kicked off with celebrity stylist and Univision television personality Jomari Goyso on August 24, 2016, through social media and this exclusive announcement party in Miami at the EPIC Hotel. Dr. Farouk Shami, Chairman and Founder of Farouk Systems Inc., the manufacturer of the CHI® and BioSilk® brands was welcomed by Univision and the event was hosted by Francisca Lachapel.

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Zendaya for CHI #REALisBeautiful

On Thursday, July 21st – CHI celebrated their partnership with Zendaya when they hsoted an interactive Summer Hair Soiree media event held at The London West Hollywood. The celebration was in honor of CHI #REALisBEAUTIFUL…

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CHI partners with Seventeen and 360 Travel

On July 19th and August 2nd, close to 100 teens between the ages of 14-18 were selected and given the opportunity to interact with CHI Haircare when they attended The Fashion Experience, a collaboration hosted by Seventeen magazine.

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Rocky’s Vanity Collection

The latest collection by CHI, Vanity, is all about strength, boldness and power. The collection consists of a series of innovative hair colors and styles, designed for the woman who commands respect, but doesn’t sacrifice style.

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Summer Hair Love: CHI’s Tea Tree Collection

CHI Tea Tree Collection: The Summer Heat is here. The heat of the Summer certainly shifts my skincare and haircare routines. My combo skin and temperamental hair go from combo-normal to oily in the Summer months.

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Hot Off the Press: bustle.com Features the CHI T2 Hair Dryer

Chi Touch 2 Touch Screen Hair Dryer – In the growing age of technology, it’s no surprise that even our hair dryers are getting the digital treatment. This super cool hair dryer by CHI allows you to change the temperature, speed, and ion control of your dryer all by using a small touch screen.

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FUN & UNIQUE! GET THE NEW CHI KABLOOM BRUSH

Farouk Systems creates the CHI Kabloom Brush exclusively for their Beauty Systems Group Distributors. This little power packed brush is not only brightly colored with squiggle shaped nylon bristles but also adds fun and unique style to every stroke.

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100 Best Beauty Products of All Time

CHI 44 IRON GUARD THERMAL PROTECTION SPRAY – Designed with the same technology as CHI’s Dual Action Hairspray, this mist is less of a styling product, and more of a prepping tool with an exclusive thermal protection that guards strands from the inside out.

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16 BEST HOT TOOLS FOR HEALTHY HAIR

The ceramic plates lock in moisture and the CHI Ceramic Heater provides optimum temperature control for even heat distribution. Perfect for your carry-on or gym bag, this flat iron is completely cordless so you won’t have to worry about finding an outlet.

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Breaking News! Farouk Shami Returns to Farouk Systems, Inc.

Farouk Shami, the founder of Farouk Systems, announces today his return as Chairman and CEO of Farouk Systems, Inc. After a short retirement, Mr. Shami realized his passion for the beauty industry and his fellow hairdressers was far more important to him than anything else.

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Shade Collection by Farouk Systems Artistic Team

Farouk Systems, Inc. presents the “Shade” Hair Trend Collection for the 2016 S/S season. The styles were created by Farouk Systems Global Artistic Director; Patrick Kalle, Creative Design Director; Maurice den Exter and Color Director.

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Farouk Systems Celebrates 10 Years in Egypt

Farouk Shami, Founder and Chairman of Farouk Systems, proudly announces the company’s 10-year anniversary in Cairo, Egypt. To celebrate, Mr. Shami was host to over 1200 hairdressers that included 600 salons from the area.

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Estetica’s Exclusive Interview: Farouk & Basim Shami

In 1965, Farouk Shami founded Farouk Systems, giving hairstylists like himself the best possible tools and products to work with. In 1965 Farouk Shami founded Farouk Systems, giving hairstylists like himself the best possible tools and products to work with. 50 years later, his son Basim is the second generation to head up the company. Don’t miss our exclusive interview with Farouk & Shami…

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