Artist Nickolay Lamm has proven a realistically proportioned Barbie looks great. A four inch exaggeration of proportions would make men feel rather inadequate too if they were compared to it. On the Mattel website we see talk of 'Social Impact' and in Mattel's 2012 Annual Report a whole page dedicated to the words 'Plan, Structure, *Nurture*, Innovate'. We would like to see the body-image of young girls and women nurtured by *not* having the current proportions of Barbie to live up to.
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This will go a long way towards uplifting the Mental Health of girls and young women. Dissatisfaction with body image can go as far as leading to suicide, so this issue is serious.