Normal Barbie - Cellulite, Stretchmarks and All

Nickolay Lamm, designer and creator of the “Lammily doll” has taken his response to Barbie’s unrealistic beauty standards one step further. Lammily was created using the proportions of an average 19-year old girl, but what’s a doll without accessories? Lamm has created stickers of tattoos, cellulite, stretch marks, scars, acne, and more, and they can be placed wherever you like on the doll’s body. normaltattoo I honestly don’t think that being exposed to Barbies has hurt my self-confidence in any way, nor is there a wide-spread need to wipe out Barbies from distribution. BUT, there’s been a shift in media towards more realistic beauty standards, and I do think that having another option when it comes to dolls, especially one that IS a more realistic representation of women, has a lot of value. Not just in terms of social/cultural importance, I’m talking about money value – I really do think it’s a marketable idea. In fact, there’s a great video that Lamm did of second graders’ reactions to the Lammily doll, it’s a bit of a longer video, and obviously edited for maximum positive feedback, but definitely an interesting watch: How cool is it that if you had your appendix taken out as a kid, your favourite doll could have the same scar as you? normalscar   Or if you wanted a Marilyn Monroe look for your doll, just pop on that mole sticker and you’re set. normalfreckles Plus, cellulite and stretch marks ARE a part of life, and being able to reflect that with your toys as a kid would be a great option. normalcellulite Do you guys like this idea? Let us know in the comments. Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_98338" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat snapcode @BodyRockTV[/caption]    

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