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blink bling

noun; sound symbolism
This is a term used to refer to eyelash extensions. The word Blink Bling is an example of a rhyming compound formed from the word Bling Bling, which is also a word that has recently come into the language that usually refers to something that is shiny and expensive, like jewelry.
 
People Magazine had an article entitled “Blink Bling” which was talking about a growing trend among celebrities, like Paris Hilton and Linsay Lohan, who are paying big money to get eyelash extensions that are glued to the end of the eyelashes instead of t
Etymology : sound similarity between this word and the word bling bling.
Source : “Blink Bling”. People Magazine. August 22, 2005. 22
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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