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Group Seeking Creation of A Bald Head Barbie Doll To Help Sick Kids Come To Terms With Hair Loss

Group Seeking Creation of A Bald Head Barbie Doll To Help Sick Kids Come To Terms With Hair Loss

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    Their Facebook page for the “Beautiful and Bald Barbie” campaign had won about 50,000 fans by Thursday — more “likes” than Mattel’s corporate page. New Jersey photographer Jane Bingham helped kick it off in December after reading about a 4-year-old Long Island girl who received a one-of-a-kind hairless Barbie from Mattel. Bingham, 41, lost her own hair while fighting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma last year and noticed her 9-year-old, Belleliana,…

Why No Barbie Dolls with Natural Hair? A Woman Helps Break the Mold

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In 1959, Mattel, Inc. launched a fashion doll that is now famously known as Barbie. It is one of the most successful toy lines ever but the plastic doll has also faced a great deal of scrutiny. The main complaint is that Barbie promotes a standard of beauty that most females do not fit into; especially African American girls. Many people would argue that Barbie dolls do not have a profound affect on their young…

Nicki Minaj Gets Her Own Limit Edition Barbie

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After all of the colored wigs, ‘Barbie’ chains, creating a nation of ‘Barbz’ and ‘Ken’s’, and the tons of free publicity that Nicki Minaj has provided Mattel with over the past two years, the company has finally developed a partnership with the first lady of Young Money to create her own doll. Nicki Minaj has added the creator of the Barbie brand to her list of business collaborators that include…

Barbie Gets Tattoos

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Mattel’s new Barbie has ink. For $50 the Tokidoki Barbie doll comes with cheetah leggings, pink hair, a toy dog, silver shoes and tattoos on the neck, chest and arm. We found the doll on Mattel’s collector website where it’s described as a “funky fashionista” featuring “trendy tattoos and a pink bob.” Also on Mattel’s website, but in smaller font, the Tokidoki Barbie is listed “for the adult collector.”