Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 24 May 2016


World Duty Free raises eyebrows with Blink bar at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 – 22/08/08

Published: 22/08/08

Source: ©The Moodie Report

By Martin Moodie

UK. Blink, the self-styled "pioneer of walk-in brow bars”, is opening at London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 this month, courtesy of World Duty Free.

The eyebrow bar will offering services such as fashionable brow threads and gentle rose gel massages to ensure customers "take off with perfectly groomed eyebrows”.

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The Blink Brow Bar is located in the World Duty Free beauty emporium. A brow thread, including a relaxing massage, can be completed in as little as 15 minutes.

World Duty Free Category Buying Manager for Cosmetics Athalie Godfrey said: “We are very proud of the World Duty Free beauty emporium at Heathrow Terminal 5 and excited at offering our customers the Blink experience.

“We developed the retail space to ensure our customers have the opportunity to interact with the services we offer in a comfortable environment. The launch of the Blink Brow Bar is key to this concept.”

Treatments cost between £17 and £25 (US$32–47). For further information log onto

Autogrill-owned World Duty Free operates 57 stores across BAA’s seven UK airports: Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Southampton.

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