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‘Normal Barbie’ Will Have Cellulite, Stretch Marks And Acne Add-Ons – Just Like A Real Girl

The iconic Barbie doll has received a lot of criticism for teaching kids to aspire to unrealistic body types, so digital artist and design Nickolay Lamm decided to create “normal barbie” named Lammily. This doll has the realistic body proportions of a 19-year-old girl, and can have tattoos, warts, acne, stretchmarks, and other realistic skin flaws.

A sticker pack that comes with the doll allows kids to apply all the sorts of skin imperfections that real people have, teaching kids that they don’t have to aspire to or value the unrealistic body images promoted by Barbie or Ken dolls. And, judging by the reactions of the 2nd-graders Lamm showed his doll to, the message has been received with open arms!

Lamm told Huffpost that he “wanted to show that average is beautiful and that we shouldn’t compare ourselves to unrealistic beauty standards. And I feel Barbie kind of symbolizes that.

More info: lamily.com | nickolaylamm.com (h/t: huffpost via bored panda

“Normal Barbie” has the average body shape of a 19-year-old girl

“Normal Barbie” has the average body shape of a 19-year-old girl

Just like a real girl, she can get acne, bruises, and other body marks, all included in Lammily’s sticker pack

Just like a real girl, she can get acne, bruises, and other body marks, all included in Lammily’s sticker pack

Lammily with some stretch mark stickers on her belly

Lammily with some stretch mark stickers on her belly

“Normal Barbie” with a cellulite sticker on her leg

“Normal Barbie” with a cellulite sticker on her leg

Lammily loves sports, but she can get bruised just like we do

Lammily loves sports, but she can get bruised just like we do

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This doll encourages young girls to love their bodies

Lammily Barbie with freckle stickers on her cheeks

Lammily Barbie with freckle stickers on her cheeks

She has flexible limbs, realistic fingers and toes, and free-standing feet, allowing kids to involve her in sports that they couldn’t involve the classic Barbie doll in

She has flexible limbs, realistic fingers and toes, and free-standing feet, allowing kids to involve her in sports that they couldn’t involve the classic Barbie doll in

Here she is with tattoo stickers

Here she is with tattoo stickers

“Normal Barbie” with her arm in a cast – yes, she can get hurt too!

“Normal Barbie” with her arm in a cast – yes, she can get hurt too!

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A pack of Lammily Marks

A pack of Lammily Marks

Compare the traditional Barbie doll on the left to Lamm’s first realistically proportioned doll model on the right

Compare the traditional Barbie doll on the left to Lamm’s first realistically proportioned doll model on the right

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