Finally a Barbie doll that looks like actual women.
Barbie has been a controversial toy for quite some time. Not least of which for her unrealistic and thus unattainable body has so poisoned girl’s understanding of themselves it has garnered it own syndrome —the name sake of media mis-representations of women that leads to body image and eating disorders in young women. Recently, however, an artists decided to create a Barbie doll based on the body measurements from the CDC of an average 19 year old woman. Here is what she looks like compared to her unrealistic sister.
Feature Image via Flickr/LauraLewis23