Styling Chicago Since 1993

Hair stylists that create versatile, flattering hairstyles that give you that effortlessly perfect look.


Our mission is to make every guest ecstatically happy with their hair. Our award-winning salons focus on bringing out the best in every client,  in our stylish, accepting and comforting environments. Our creative hair stylists create a look that is effortlessly right for you with our uniquely artistic and technical approach.

Sine Qua Non was founded in 1993 by owner and life long Chicagoan, Laura Boton. Laura’s vision to build a forward-thinking beauty salon fueled by both warmth and innovation has created a culture that provides artistic haircuts, color, hair styling, brow shaping, and skin care services in a modern yet casual environment.  SQN beauty salons in Chicago are the place to experience sublime on-trend service, where the typical salon stereotypes are absent.

“Of all the beauty salons in Chicago, Sine Qua Non tops the list”. -Time Out Chicago

Sine Qua Non Salons has won multiple awards and has been featured as the “Best Salon in Chicago” by many major fashion magazines for hair styling, coloring, brow shaping and curly hair specialization.

Come in. Get comfortable. Get styled!

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