In July 2023, Dr Farouk Shami will be honoured as the Spirit of Life Honoree at the City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Celebration fundraising gala. This annual event is presented by the National Beauty Industry which is composed of professionals dedicated to helping those suffering and in need.

The famous founder of Farouk System will add this prestigious award to the many other accolades he has picked up throughout his long career.
The City of Hopes Spirit of Life Celebration is an annual event presented by the National Beauty Industry which is composed of beauty industry professionals dedicated to helping those suffering. It will be held on Monday, July 10th, 2023, at the Zouk Nightclub in Resorts World Las Vegas, Nevada at 6:00 p.m. The gala’s main goal is to raise funds for the City of Hope, a National Cancer Institute designated as a comprehensive centre for cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases.
The Spirit of Life Award is presented to individuals exemplifying the ideals and values that have guided the City of Hope for a century, and whose professional and humanitarian accomplishments are worthy of this celebration.
Dr Farouk Shami is known for providing hair artists with the safest and most advanced technologies for every product or tool bearing his name. He is the Master of Colour and Innovation and the founder of top haircare brands CHI, BioSilk, CHI Man, Beyond Glow, CHI Footwear and the world’s first-to-market digital colour lab called the LG CHI Color Master Factory. Dr Shami has been committed to creating an environmentally responsible company, promoting education and leading the beauty industry with innovative products. He’s always present when the community needs help: he has generously donated much-needed haircare and tools to cities ravished by nature’s storms and disasters including salons so they can re-open their doors. He has been instrumental in caring for his fellow hairdressers and has been awarded countless honours for his humanitarian and environmental efforts, including the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr Farouk Shami, chairman and founder of Farouk Systems, Inc. commented: “Receiving the City of Hope Spirit of Life award is a humbling and deeply meaningful honour. It is a testament to the tireless efforts to make a difference in the lives of hairdressers. Innovation has always been at the heart of our mission, and we are driven to motivate and inspire beauty professionals to push boundaries and 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.”