Balayage Salon

What is Balayage Hair Color?

Balayage highlights/hair painting allows for a sun-kissed, natural looking color with less noticeable regrowth. This creative way to add dimension to hair is now one of the most sought after hair services in the world.

Balayage highlights give you that “lived in” look with the roots remaining deeper and the lightness slowly increasing down the hair strand. This hair coloring technique is painted on the surface of your hair, with all over color at the roots if needed. Hair stylists use a freehand technique, painting in the highlights without foil, to make the hair color blend seamlessly. It takes an artistic eye, and should work with the haircut to enhance every shape.As your natural color grows in, the highlights create a flawless look as it grows out.

Sine Qua Non Balayage Technique

Using the best balayage techniques, our Chicago hair stylists consult thoroughly with each guest, deciding on hair colors based on your hair texture, skin and the desired result. Our hair stylists are able to work with any hair color, hair length and hair texture. Balayage can sometimes be time consuming, so leave 3 hours just in case your color needs time to get as light as you want it. From blonde balayage to ‘bronde’ (dark brown to blonde) balayage, Sine hair stylists have the talent and experience, plus a wealth of knowledge to work with any hair type.

Best Balayage Maintenance

Balayage hair coloring was designed to be the most natural, therefore easiest highlighting to maintain. We suggest our clients come back every 6 weeks for a hair trim and for a balayage touch up, every 2 to 3 months.

Additional Trending Services at Sine Qua Non Salons:

Hair Painting, Ombre, Babylights, Foilyage, Sombre, Shadow root

Our Reviews


COVID SAFETY is our number one priority.
As the Delta variant becomes the dominant strain in Chicago, we encourage the wearing of masks. However, our current policy is, if you have proof of vaccination you can have a maskless service if you prefer. We will continue to update our policy as things develop.

At Sine Qua Non, we know things happen. In order to ensure that we can accommodate all of our guests needs, we require that you give us at least 24 hours notice to cancel or reschedule your appointment.

We are unable to hold any appointment without a valid credit card on file. If you cancel without 24 hours notice or no show for your appointment, a charge equal to 50% of your service and will be charged to your card.

Our goal is complete happiness with your fresh cut and color. If you need an adjustment service, they are free within 2 weeks from your original appointment, preferably with your original stylist. If a refund is requested, our policy is: Call and schedule an assessment with management within 2 weeks of your service. You must come into the salon, so we can see the problem in person. If you received an adjustment at a different salon or cannot stop by so we can see your hair, we will not refund your services.

It is important to us that you are totally happy with your purchase. Product returns must happen within 30 days of purchase, be accompanied by a store receipt (and we can view in your client file) and the product must be nearly full. If you paid by credit card, you may receive a credit on your card. We are a completely cashless business.

We are committed to giving you the best one-on-one service available. If you are more than 15 minutes late, and we are unable to give you the attention you deserve, we ask that you reschedule your appointment for another day or with an available stylist.

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