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Last updated: April 27, 2023

Dr. Farouk Shami To Be Honored At City of Hope Celebration

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City Of Hope Recognizes Dr. Farouk Shami As “Spirit of Life” Honoree

In July 2023, Dr. Farouk Shamichairman and founder of Farouk Systemswill be honored with the “Spirit of Life” award at the City of Hope annual fundraising gala for his dedication to the hairdressing community. Presented by the National Beauty Industry, this prestigious award celebrates Farouk’s many professional and humanitarian accomplishments.


The annual gala raises funds for the City of Hope cancer center.

The City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Celebration brings countless beauty industry professionals together for a night of fundraising. The ultimate goal: To raise funds for the City of Hope, a National Cancer Institute dedicated to helping those suffering from life-threatening diseases.


The City of Hope rises above cancer at the 2023 Rose Parade:

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Dr. Farouk has championed stylists from the very beginning.

As the founder of top brands such as CHI and BioSilk, as well as digital milestones like the LG CHI Color Master Factory, Farouk has laid the foundation for modern haircare and color innovation. And his accomplishments don’t stop there. Over the course of his career, Farouk has generously donated haircare and tools to cities ravished by natural disasters, as well as numerous humanitarian and environmental efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.


Dr. Farouk introduces the LG CHI Color Master Factory for America’s Beauty Show 2023:

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“Receiving the City of Hope ‘Spirit of Life’ award is a humbling and deeply meaningful honor. It is a testament to the tireless efforts to make a difference in the lives of hairdressers,” Farouk shares. “Innovation has always been at the heart of our mission, and we are driven to motivate and inspire beauty professionals, to push boundaries and [to] make a positive impact on the world. As we continue to prioritize education, environment and innovation, this award fills us with even more feelings of gratitude and purpose.”


Farouk’s passion for hairstylists and the hairdressing community trails back to his roots:

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The gala will be held this coming summer on Monday, July 10 at Zouk Nightclub at Resorts World in Las Vegas, Nevada at 6:00 p.m.


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