We know too well how the traditional Barbie doll that we grew up with is a poor representation of women today.
One mother has caught on and 'upcycled' her daughter's dolls to make them look more realistic to every day woman. She's called them Pixan Dolls.
Lizette Flores, a mom of three who is based in Canada, took dolls from her daughter's toy box and adapted them to show her daughter that beauty comes in different shapes, different looks and different sizes.
"I really want kids to know that they can define what’s beautiful. It’s not a company that’s going to dictate (to) us how we should look," Flores told The Mirror. To adapt the dolls, she changes their hairstyles, takes off their make up and changes their clothes.
"I want you to the girls know that you are beautiful! You can guess what kind of beauty I am going to show you with my next doll?"
Flores has created dolls with different nationalities too, including Cuban, Afghan and Albino.
On Facebook. The mother also decided to paint skin imperfections, demonstrating how rare it is to not have a perfect skin tone.
The Pixan Dolls Facebook page shows how the dolls are being shipped all over the world to young girls.
Does this mean Barbie and those traditional dolls are finally going out of fashion?
Courtesey of HuffPostUK