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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: SunGlitz®, CHI® and BioSilk®. The company was founded in 1986 by Farouk Shami a hairdresser whose mission is to provide the professional beauty industry with the most advanced American technology based upon “Education, Environment and Innovation”.
Mr. Shami is the owner of 27 patents creating the world’s first ammonia-free hair color. He was also the first to use silk proteins in the creation of the BioSilk Silk Therapy Line and invented the very first CHI Ceramic Hairstyling Iron. He is known for revolutionizing the hair industry with NASA technology while creating a safer and healthier work place and environment for both stylists and consumers.
The company provides the beauty industry with the latest innovations to a wide-range of markets through multiple successful product lines and the finest educational support to better serve hairdressers and their clients.
To secure the future of the industry, Farouk Systems Inc. leads the way with over 500 CHI Partner Schools as well as their own state-of-the-art facility, the CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology in Houston, Texas.
In November 2016, Farouk Systems announces a joint venture with LG Household and Health Care, Ltd in South Korea. This joint venture will bring the latest technology and advancements to the beauty industry. It will establish a manufacturing facility in Korea to better serve distribution channels in Asia. Each company will combine their expertise in technology and product formulations to deliver new product concepts. Farouk Systems will also distribute LG Household and Health Care’s skin care brands through its worldwide distribution channels in the professional salon industry.
Farouk Systems Inc. has a long standing commitment to create and manufacture the finest hair care products and styling tools that are environmentally responsible and adhering to the highest ethical standards. Currently, the company has over 2,000 employees and product distribution throughout the United States and to over 144 countries worldwide.
A Letter From Our Founder
“I began Farouk Systems based on a mission and a dream. My mission and dream was to provide my fellow hair artists with a safer workplace environment – free of harsh chemicals, advanced knowledge through education and new professional only systems that could not be duplicated at home.” This is why Farouk Systems mission statement has always been and still is: Environment, Education, & Innovation.”
– Farouk Shami
Chairman & Founder