First-ever ‘Desi Barbie’ released for Women’s History Month

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  • This past week, toy company Mattel, Inc. released a new collection of ethnically diverse barbies modeled after several notable businesswomen.
  • The first-ever South Asian American Barbie revealed was based on Deepica Mutyala, the founder and CEO of makeup brand Live Tinted.
  • Dubbed the “Desi Barbie,” the new doll represents multicultural beauty and is pictured wearing some of the brand’s most popular products.
  • Other women who inspired the collection include Nigerian American fashion designer Autumn Adigbo and Korean American entrepreneur Carol Han.

The first-ever “Desi Barbie” has been introduced in honor of Women’s History Month.

Last week, toy company Mattel, Inc. released their newest collection of ethnically diverse dolls in celebration of Women’s History Month. The South Asian American Barbie was revealed to have been modeled after Deepica Mutyala, the founder and CEO of makeup brand Live Tinted.

 

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Dubbed the “Desi Barbie,” the new doll was designed to represent multicultural beauty. She is pictured in promotional photos wearing some of the Live Tinted brand’s most popular products, including a shirt that is emblazoned with the line “My skin is not a trend.”

“It means the world to us to be part of the Barbie Style Collection!” commented Live Tinted, “We can’t wait to see women everywhere confidently rocking our bold red lip!”

Other women represented in the collection include Nigerian American fashion designer Autumn Adigbo and Korean American entrepreneur Carol Han.

 

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