Aug 23 2015

Seen & Spotted: Chicago Influencer Cody Bralts

Cody Bralts is August’s Seen & Spotted Artist Named one of the 17 Best Chicago Instagram accounts by TimeOut Chicago this month, Cody Bralts has an eye for minimalism. Taking to the Chicago streets, Cody has spotted what the everyday Chicagoan may perceive as normal and has turned it into art. The Sine Qua Non’s […]

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Aug 18 2015

Sine Qua Non Salon Celebrates 22 Years in the Hair Industry

Chicago’s Best Hair Salon Turns 22 Years Young Sine Qua Non Hair Salon, founded and owned by Laura Boton, was introduced to Chicago on August 18th, 1993 in a tiny storefront on Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park. Laura set out to create a flexible, positive and creative environment where stylists could go above and beyond […]

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Aug 13 2015

Why Sine Qua Non is the Best Hair Salon In Chicago

“Highlights” from Some of the Leading Fashion & Beauty Publications Sine Qua Non Salon celebrates 22 years of salon success this year in their favorite city — Chicago. Owner and lifelong Chicagoan, Laura Boton opened Sine Qua Non Salon in 1993.  Her mission: to create a haven for the Chicago creative community to get unique and individualized […]

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Aug 9 2015


Seen and Spotted this month is a glimpse into the glorious Instagram of Chicago actor and model, Jonathan London (@londonthelion). With almost 28,000 followers, Jonathan is putting Chicago on the map. See what he’s been up to this summer in this edition of Seen and Spotted by Sine Qua Non. Clockwise from top left: our lovely […]

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Aug 3 2015 music we love lollapalooza


Lollapalooza has always been one of the jewels in Chicago’s crown, but this year was extra special. Headliners for each night of the three-day festival covered every possible music lover’s tastes, from Paul McCartney to Metallica to Florence and the Machine. This Music We Love is dedicated to the good, bad and ugly of this legendary […]

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Aug 2 2015


With the sunshine of summer officially upon us, there’s no better time to embrace all things natural: heat, happiness, and yes, hair! We here at Sine Qua Non are big fans of authentic beauty, and love the work that our Chicago theatre community has been doing to celebrate that special axiom this summer. Towards the […]

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