This usually has devastating health effects such as bulimia anorexia.
While Barbie’s physical attributes promotes an impossible-to-attain physical appearance, Barbie’s talk advances the concept of a carefree fun-filled lifestyle, since her dialogue is laced with references to partying, shopping and holidays.
This would make Barbie Doll the utmost symbol of perfect physical beauty.
Research reveals that many of the popular models and others who want to achieve perfect beauty model their looks along Barbie Doll’s (Schick, Rima and Calabrese 74 – 81).
Although feminists think that Barbie doll is an icon of women liberation, Barbie doll promotes a carefree lifestyle, pop culture and unrealistic idea of body image since she posses the ideal female body, has material wealth, lives a carefree fun-filled life and is an icon of epic romance.
Feministic thinkers believe that Barbie Doll, instead of being an iconic figure that promotes a carefree lifestyle and unrealistic female body image, is an icon of liberation of the modern woman.
To protect her Barbie from her sister, Prof Anne constructed a Barbie house and installed a working alarm system.
This led her to win prize in her schools science fair.
Additionally, studies conducted by feminist researchers reveal that playing with Barbie Doll during childhood does not make one adopt pop, consumer and material cultures as claimed by many scholars.
To give evidence of this, feminist scholars interviewed women about their earlier association with Barbie.