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Barbie Gets Real: Artist Creates Barbie Doll With a ‘Realistic’ Body

Realistic Barbie

A lot of teens these days have unrealistic perceptions of the ideal body, no thanks to the stick-thin models walking down runways and gracing magazine covers. But before media exposure, we have kids’ toys to blame. Just look at Barbie with her impossibly narrow waist and curvy hips (which, by the way, is relatively impossible to have naturally.)

Designs for Barbie with a more realistic-looking body have cropped up on the Internet every once in a while, and the latest one we have is by Nicholay Lamm. His version of Barbie is more accurate though, since he went through the trouble of going to the Center for Disease Control to get the average measurements for a 19-year-old woman in the United States.

You can check out more angles of the realistic Barbie Doll after the break.

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This Is What Barbie Looks Like Without Makeup

Barbie No MakeUp

For years, people have frowned upon the all-too-perfect looks and body shape of Barbie because it encourages kids to be superficial and overly-conscious about their looks, which makes them lose sight of the bigger picture. The big picture being that it doesn’t matter what a person looks like, as long as he or she has got a good heart and a compassionate spirit.

Every Barbie doll that leaves the manufacturing line looks perfectly made-up with bright lipstick and dark eyeliner accentuating her pretty doll features. Artist Eddi Aguirre, however, had different ideas. He stripped Barbie off her makeup and came up with the image that you see above. You can check out a close-up of Barbie sans the heavy makeup after the break.

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