The unrealistic portrayal of dolls and their effect on the female self-image is a persistent discussion surrounding the kids' toys industry. Dolls for girls were, and in most cases still are, an ideal of proportional body shape and beauty, which has been influencing girls around the world from a very young age. This perfectly symmetrical and flawless image has become an aspiration, though it‘s far from realistic. This is why we are thankful for artists who think of the box and contribute to a change by carrying the message of individual and unique beauty.

Ukrainian artist Olga Kamenetskaya specializing in doll repainting and modification, takes what‘s considered ‘perfect’ and gives it a realistic makeover which results in gorgeous, one-of-a-kind creations. What has started as a hobby of repainted dolls from Monster High, has turned into a career which is now admired by almost 60k people on Instagram.

Every popular doll you can think of: Barbie, Blythe, BJD, you name it, turns into extremely realistic dolls and foremost, unique works of art. All the fine details, such as little features, imperfections, body shapes, realistic wigs, add charisma to lifeless, mass-produced toys and are definitely what makes her life-like dolls stand out.

It is safe to say that dolls look much better after the dramatic makeup has been stripped off, and it goes to show the so-called ‘flaws’ are what actually makes us beautiful.

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Withnail 11 months ago

Agent Scully! ❤

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Yvonne Bernal 11 months ago

Angelina Jolie just turned into Mia Farrow

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FatBaby 11 months ago

This is unbelievably good

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Rachelle 11 months ago

Ahh! That's because it IS Connie Nielsen!

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Erin Sheppard 11 months ago

Thank you for giving the 'normalized' girl normalized eyes

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Rachelle 11 months ago

Looks just like Connie Nielsen.

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Just another bot 11 months ago

Is that Kevin Spacey?

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Withnail 11 months ago

Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen, First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains, and Mother of Dragons, please put on your shirt!

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Carmen Elena 11 months ago (edited)

Great haircut!

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Kaisu Rei 11 months ago

All the details in these are amazing!

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Dorothy Parker 11 months ago

This one is scarily photorealistic.

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Kourtney Tente 11 months ago

Those eyes!!!

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boi 11 months ago

the before is freaking me out tbh

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FatBaby 11 months ago

Artistic. Where can I buy one

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Gwen Hesson 11 months ago

Anybody else see Catriona Balffe?

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Hello please don't judge 11 months ago

I am glad 'realistic' is in '' because they definitely look more life like but still unrealistic! but omg the before in this one is scary and the after one is BEAUTIFUL

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Dorothy Parker 11 months ago

This one is somehow closest to the original, which was more natural to begin with.

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The True Red Panda 11 months ago

Nope still creepy.

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Jo Bebe 11 months ago

We need to make more proportionate necks !!

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Unicorn 11 months ago

That is scary! Cute, but scary!

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Rachelle 11 months ago

Eye color... just no.

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JD Cassavaugh 11 months ago

Miss Liz from AHS.

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