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'Normal Barbies' let kids add on stretch marks, acne, cellulite

Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm was frustrated by how unrealistic the original Barbie's proportions are, so he created a doll that more accurately represents the measurements of the average 19-year-old woman.

Then he took it a step further.

"Why not give dolls a 'real treatment'?" Lamm said in an interview with the Huffington Post. "Things like acne, stretch marks, and cellulite are a natural part of who we are."

The Lammily dolls are available for purchase now, just in time for Christmas, and come with the option of a sticker package that allows kids to apply tattoos, cellulite, stretch marks, grass stains, and scars to their dolls. See Lammily's full collection here.