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Win a $50 Gift Certificate to Pizano’s!

August 6, 2012 · Posted in: High Five Giveaways

Pizanos pizza giveaway

Congratulations to Pete Johnson on winning our sixth High Five Giveaway and thank you to all who entered! Our next High Five Giveaway is for a $50 gift certificate to Pizano’s Restaurant.

About Pizano’s Restaurant

We feature thin buttercrust and award-winning deep-dish pizzas, along with homemade pastas and sauces from recipes that have been passed down for generations. And beyond the menu, we offer friendly service in an inviting and comfortable atmosphere. Come experience Pizano’s and the old world tradition of great food and the celebration of family, friends, and life.

Pizano’s has multiple locations in Chicago, including one at 864 N State Street and one at 61 E Madison Street. Visit their website at for more locations and information.

Contest Question

What is the French word meaning “To Sweep” that is also a hair coloring technique?

(Hint: Visit the Highlights page for the answer!)

Now, just add a comment to this post with the right answer to be eligible to win! The winner will be announced on Wednesday, August 15. Entries must be received by midnight on Tuesday, August 14.

All individuals 21 and older are eligible, whether you are a client of XEX or not. Must be able to pick up the gift certificate at XEX, 35 West Wacker Drive, Chicago. Leaving a comment opts you in for the XEX email list, which is sent out 1-2 times per month. You may unsubscribe at any time.

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58 Responses to “Win a $50 Gift Certificate to Pizano’s!”

  1. Marc Sievers says:

    My answer is boliage:)

  2. Etta McKenna says:

    Balayage is the French word meaning” to sweep”.

  3. Patrick Shaughnessy says:

    Balayage is a French word meaning “to sweep”.

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  6. Kyle Hart says:

    The answer is Bolayage

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  10. Marilyn Miaso says:

    Balayer is the answer

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  17. Kelli Walker says:

    Balayage is the French word meaning “to sweep”

  18. Jacqueline Jasek says:

    Balayage means “to sweep” in French. I <3 XEX!

  19. Elaine C. says:

    Balayage is a French word meaning “to sweep”.

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  21. Tracy M says:

    Balayage! to sweep!

  22. Char says:

    Balayage means to sweep.

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  28. Kimberly Sanford says:

    Oops. Misspelled the answer, which is Balayage.

  29. susie Chouloute says:

    full balayage

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  31. Lynn Hand says:

    It is balayage

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  33. Heather says:

    ‘To sweep’ in French is balayage.

  34. Jon Hecht says:

    Answer: Balayage

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  37. Matt Zimmerman says:

    balayage is french for “to sweep”

  38. Mary says:

    Balayage is the answer

  39. Michael Bilbrey says:

    Balayage, in french ‘to sweep’ is also a highligting technique that makes the highlights look very natural. And I LOVE Pizano’s pizza! Molto Bene! Grazie mille!

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  41. Lisa Leng says:

    Pour Balayer

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  45. Beth Winefield says:

    Balayge is the word!

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  49. Michelle Tobin says:


    Charles has recommended two fabulous stylists to me that
    have met my color and styling needs. I am a happy

  50. Michele says: