Barbie has been scrutinized for years over everything from her body proportions to her outfits and accessories. But there is one aspect of her persona that Nickolay Lamm feels consumers have ignored: her heavy makeup.
“I think it’s a little bit too hyper-sexualized and I think people don’t say anything because makeup has been on dolls for so long,” says Lamm, an artist and researcher who lives in Pittsburgh.
Do you prefer Barbie and other dolls with or without makeup?
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