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.
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.