Barbie's latest reinvention sees her covered in tattoos. The new â€œTotally Stylin' Tattoos Barbieâ€ lets kids stamp designs on themselves.
The tattoos for children are temporary and wash off. With 'Fashion Artist Barbie,' you can customize fashions with tattoo stamps and apply tattoos on yourself.
Predictably, this new iteration of Barbie has parents cheesed off. However, Mattel is sticking by their decision to produce the doll, saying that it allows girls to express themselves and be creative, according to Sky News.
Implications - "Totally Stylin' Tattoos Barbie" lets kids stamp Barbie tattoos onto themselves. So parents are against the message that the new Barbie is sending out to their kids; young kids should not be wearing revealing clothing is the thinking.
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"Totally Stylin' Tattoos Barbie" Lets Girls Play With Temporary Tattoos
- By: KyonMar 5, 2009 Updated: Aug 17 2011