‘Living dolls’ is a term that emerged online during 2010 to describe a group of women who participate in the practice of appearing ‘doll-like’. Living dolls take part in a number of beauty techniques in order to achieve a doll appearance through, for example, using wide-rimmed contact lenses, hair extensions and corsetry. An online community also holds that the living dolls achieve their appearance through the use of photo-editing technologies (e.g. Photoshop) and/or surgery—including rib removal, eye widening, breast implants and liposuction.
|Title of host publication||Aesthetic Labour: Rethinking Beauty Politics in Neoliberalism|
|Editors||Ana Sofia Elias, Rosalind Gill, Christina Scharff|
|Place of Publication||UK|
|Publisher||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Number of pages||16|
|Publication status||Published - 22 Jan 2017|
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