...Back to my £ 0,99 purchase "I can deal with 'the blonde one' and those shiny dresses" LOL... little did I know... after realizing I accidentally got a rather characteristic and loved Hollywood nails Barbie I started process of identification of the long haired mixed race beauty.
Her skin tone is like a cinnamon, curly hair have really light blonde streaks and a bit surprisingly - she has so called Lara /Ana face which I adore since I first saw her in Basic line ages ago (before collecting and babies;-)).
She is quite often on ebay and sometimes gets tagged as 'Beyonce' which is intriguing.*
Mine was not in such a good shape - not only her hair were not so curly anymore but she had marks on her face and around the lips. I thought "oh i know. i am not afraid to use the varnish remover like this silly seller". Well obviously it didn't work and probably thats why i got her so cheap;-)
dress sold, shoes serve very well
close up on lips someone tried to fix (and lovely gray eyes with pink shadow, cute little star/sparkle and some annoying glitter...
after varnish remover failure - here comes google with its fantastic answers... tried baking soda - nope... had to wait few weeks for hubby to go to Pl and buy me a cheap 'acne treatment cream' = basycally anything with an active component of benzoyl peroxide.
Here she is in the process:
I really enjoyed her with no lipstic whatsoever - very tempting...
I played with fixing her hair... here is a shot with new lips and hair curling on pipe cleaners..
I couldn't bear myself to watch the whole movie...but it explains the star and glitter. The name is nice - the dress is awful - one of these colours which hurt my eyes... and silver foil necklace and a bit bulb head tbh...and why, oh why tanned Lara???
here is a still from a movie:
Rayla as a nearly new doll with original cool/pale pink lips
and in a box:
here is all the cast
there is Black main princess version as well...
and a nice ginger friend 'Brietta'
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