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Win an $80 Gift Certificate to Chicago Chocolate Tours!

July 9, 2013 · Posted in: High Five Giveaways

Chocolate Chocolate Tours giveaway

Congratulations to Rose Astorina on winning our thirty ninth High Five Giveaway and thank you to all who entered! Our next giveaway is for an $80 gift certificate (free tour for two!) to Chicago Chocolate Tours.

About Chicago Chocolate Tours

Take a delightfully fun and informative guided walking and tasting tour of select chocolate shops, bakeries, and cafes, from secret treasures to famous favorites. You’ll sample different forms of chocolate, which may range from truffles to cupcakes or other baked goods, to gelato or hot chocolate or even chocolate tea. Savor the flavors on the sweetest tour in town! Uplift through chocolate!

Chicago Chocolate Tours is located at 500 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 300. Call them at 312-929-2939, visit their website at or on Facebook at

Contest Question

Other than our website, what magazines or blogs do you read for hair and style inspiration?

There’s no wrong answer!

Now, just add a comment to this post with the right answer to be eligible to win! The winner will be announced on Monday, July 15. Entries must be received by midnight on Sunday, July 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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28 Responses to “Win an $80 Gift Certificate to Chicago Chocolate Tours!”

  1. Arzu says:

    For visuals, I do a general google image search and lately, a pinterest search. For actual reading, I go to I LOVE the frizz forecast!!!

  2. Michael Tomczak says:

    I don’t. I trust T.J.’s artistry implicitly. =)

  3. Ashley says:

    Pinterest! Not really a magazine or a true blog but you can always find stuff.

  4. Maya says:

    I am a regular reader of Cosmo and Elle magazines but also get good tips from Pinterest and YouTube.

  5. Maggie M says:

    For bridal hairstyles, I like Bridal Guide. Getting married in October ’14!

  6. Evonna says:

    Hairdresser On Fire is an awesome blog about hair! 🙂 Also, Makeup By Camila (or Camila Coelho) also does some fun things with hair. You can find her on youtube.

  7. Melissa Eberhardt says:

    Pinterest is a good place for me to find new ideas.

  8. Erika says:

    Historical photos of street urchins with questionable attitudes.

  9. Christine Uniejewski says:

    Pinterest and Allure

  10. Erin Wiedower says:

    YouTube has some good suggestions and videos of how to style.

  11. Geeta says:

    Marie Claire, Glamour, Cosmopolitan

  12. Chad says:

  13. Kathy says:

    My hair stylist David Perry at XEX
    is the best inspiration. I do flip thru InStyle mag also.

  14. Bridget Kagan says:

    Pinterest and Glamour Magazine. I also follow specific actresses with coloring similar to mind to see how they’re wearing their hair.

  15. Julie Filippini says:

    Allure and Cosmo… I need some more resources!

  16. christie springer says:

    I check out Chicago Social, E! News and People

  17. Komal says:

    Pinterest because it has some unique ideas from real women

  18. Brynn Freeman says:

    InStyle and SELF!

  19. Nancy says:

    I look at for easy hair ideas

  20. Diane says:

    Pinterest, Glamour, Cosmo

  21. Sue Michmerhuizen says:

    Whoa! Without Gary I’d be lost. But the Clark Street bus can prrovide inspiration…

  22. Spencer Schmale says:

    None I’m a guy Amanda knows best

  23. Don says:

    I shave my head, so I read no hair magazines 🙂

  24. Shirley says:

    Pinterest FTW! 🙂

  25. Laura says:


  26. Kate says:

    Just Pinterest!

  27. Paula says:

    I use Cosmopolitan and Elle magazine, as well as Pinterest and Youtube.

  28. Christine Zinker says: