‘Normal Barbie’ Gets Her Period and Parties

Lammily doll, with her pad stickers. Photo: Courtesy of Lammily

In case you're not up on the latest toys, Lammily is a realistic doll whose shape is based on the measurements of the average 19-year-old woman, and has an optional sticker pack for cellulite, stretch marks, and acne. She is the doll answer to the bod-positive movement. And now she can also get her period.

For $10, Lammily's Period Party pack includes a pair of undies, 18 reusable pad and liner stickers, and a pamphlet explaining what exactly is going on. Creator Nickolay Lamm, who raised more than $500,000 in 2014 to bring the doll to market, told the Cut he was inspired by HelloFlo videos about girls getting their periods for the first time. "I thought it would be a perfect combination for the doll to go through menstruation as well and make it educational so it’s not seen as such a scary thing," he says. "Because if a doll has it, it can’t be that bad." To be honest, those colorful pads look pretty fun.