August 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 hair services in a comfortable, chic, and unpretentious environment.

Since its inception, Sine Qua Non Salon has expanded into the Lincoln Park, Lakeview Andersonville and West Town neighborhoods with tremendous success. The salon prides itself on putting their client first by “…creating a culture that provides artistic haircuts, color, styling, brow shaping, and skin care services in a modern yet casual environment.” Time and time again, world-renowned publications agree on one thing: Sine Qua Non Salon is the Best Hair Salon In Chicago.

More Accolades About Our Award-winning Salon


Named one of the Best Hair Salons in Chicago and the Suburbs by Chicago Magazine, featured stylist, David Noll, told Chicago Mag how he takes care of the curl to create, “…the most stunning of textures.” You can book anSine Qua Non Salon, West Town in Chicago, IL appointment with David Noll at our Lincoln Park or West Town locations (book with David.)

sine qua non salon lakeview chicagoSine Qua Non Salon was a reader favorite on Racked Chicago back in 2014. Curly-haired men and women swear by Summer’s curly cuts. Read more about Summer and schedule an appointment with her!

sine-qua-non-salon-chicago-stylist-clientCBS Chicago gave a nod to the success of Sine.
Happy clients are returning clients. Our staff is friendly, inviting, consistent in our work and clients are treated like family every time they come in for a cut, color, style or facial.


Winner in 2011 and Runner-up in 2013 as Best Salon in Chicago in the coveted Chicago Reader‘s Best of Chicago 2014, Sine Qua Non Salon thanks all of the clients who voted for them and we love you Chicago!


Most Importantly, Our Clients Love Us (And We Love Them)!

Sine Qua Non’s loyal clients have high praise for our hair salons, too! We have had the honor of receiving some amazing reviews on Yelp, Google, Angie’s List and more! We are forever grateful for every client who shares their positive experience about their exceptional new hairstyle and friendly service from their favorite stylist.

Over the past 22 years, Sine Qua Non has been mentioned in esteemed publications such as Elle Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Crain’s Chicago, Health Magazine and more!


Sine Qua Non Gift Cards are a great way to give the gift of Great Hair.
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