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Farouk Systems Hosts Colorists for a Digital Color Experience

Farouk Systems, Inc. invited 28 colorists, salon owners, and hairdressers to its Houston headquarters for a hands-on digital color education experience with the LG CHI Color Master Factory, a revolutionary digital hair color lab taking the world by storm.

Stylist Picks: 6 Products CHI Creative Director Mego Ayvazian Can’t Live Without

As a company founded by a hairstylist to help meet the needs of hairstylists and their clients all over the world, Farouk Systems, Inc. looks to hairstylists even today, to aid in the creation of its new tools and products.

Wes Palmer’s 4- Foil Money Piece Technique Using the LG CHI Color Master Factory

If there is a style that has come to represent the 2020s, it is undoubtedly the money piece. This face-highlighting, nearly universally flattering style has become ubiquitous in salons over the past few seasons and shows no sign of fading away as Fall approaches.

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

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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HOLIDAY: 3 LOOKS FOR 3 LENGTHS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Behind The Chair – Men’s Cuts you have to know!

Behind The Chair – 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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Crowning Glory: Recreate Miss USA’s winning look!

Kára McCullough looked stunning as she was crowned Miss USA 2017 back in mid-May. We were fortunate enough to speak with the man responsible for creating McCullough’s winning look, Farouk Systems Global Artist Albert Luiz.

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Farouk Systems Sponsors Miss USA for its 15th Year

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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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