“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.”
Who We Are
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®. 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 “Environment, Education, and Innovation”.
Dr. Shami created the world’s first ammonia-free hair color and is the owner of 23 patents and counting. 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 workplace and environment for both stylists and consumers.
What We Do
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. Farouk Systems, Inc. has 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.
Farouk Systems has entered a joint venture with LG Household and Health Care, Ltd. that will bring the latest technology and advancements to the beauty industry. It will establish a manufacturing facility in South Korea to better serve distribution channels in Asia. Each company will combine its 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.