It's a Barbie World

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It’s a Barbie World Abstract Barbie dolls have been around for many years and many young girls have gotten a Barbie as a gift at some time in their lives. Barbie is made out of plastic and has unrealistic features to her. Her body proportions are not possible and her look only relates to less than half of the human population. Barbie has the perfect, dream world where she has her dream car, house, an impeccable wardrobe, and of course the man of her dreams. Many girls grow up and admire Barbie for her looks and all the materialistic things she has and will probably grow up wanting to be just like her. This can lead to them wanting to dress in mini skirts and short-shorts at a young age and can lead to prostitution in the future. One…show more content…
You don’t have blue eyes or blonde hair, instead you have brown hair and brown eyes and you believe that you are ugly because in your head beauty is defined as having blonde hair and blue eyes. The depression will consume your body and eventually eat you up. As the girl grows up she will want to have plastic surgery to change her appearance at an early age. Heidi Montag, for example at only 23 years old underwent 10 procedures to look like Barbie. Montag underwent surgery on nearly every part of her body, such as neck liposuction, buttock augmentation, and mini brow lift, chin reduction and Botox on her forehead (The Hills, 2010). According to the Daily Telegraph Heidi stated that she wants to look like Barbie and that’s why she underwent so many surgeries. To this day she is still not satisfied with her appearance and wants to undergo more procedures. What these girls don’t understand is that we all come in shapes and sizes and there are some things that are genetic and can’t be changed. They grow up with this image of the ideal woman and will do anything to achieve it. Being a girl I know what it’s like to want to be perfect and have the perfect figure and wanting the attention but in reality it’s all about confidence and how one carries themselves to others. Self-esteem issues cannot be gained or lost because of a doll but it can help to discourage some girls. We live in a society that sexualizes woman and causes even young girls to

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