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Real-Life Barbie Dolls

Why are women around the world undergoing extreme makeovers so they can look like Barbie dolls or Japanese anime nymphettes? Next Media Animation out of Taiwan introduces a few of the women on the forefront of this New Wave of fashion, including Valeria Lukyanova and Anastasiya Shpagina, from Ukraine, and China’s walking-talking Barbie dolls Wang Jia Yun 王嘉韻, Koko Wang 王尒可 and Tina Leopard 蒂娜.

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Here is a make-up tutorial by the 19-year-old Shpagina, showing how she does a makeover for Valentine’s Day. It takes her about a hour to transform herself into a real-life anime character. Although on her v.k. page (Europe’s answer to Facebook), she writes, “I’m not a like a doll, a doll is like me.”

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Get up close and personal with Wang Jia Yun, 17, who resembles a living, breathing blow-up doll. Born in Kowloon, Hong Kong, she’s now studying in Shenzhen, China.

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  1. Looks way too fake! Hope they are happy with their looks, even when they get older…sad girls feel like they have to change their looks completely.

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