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#TheDollEvolves: Barbie Now Comes In Different Body Shapes, Colors

Courtesy of Mattel

Starting Thursday, you might be able to find a Barbie that looks like you.

Mattel, the maker of Barbie, announced that the doll would now be coming in three new body types—curvy, tall and petite—along with the original body form. The dolls will also be available in 7 different skin tones, 22 eye colors, and 24 hairstyles, as explained on their official website.

Iconic Barbie Gets Petite, Tall and Curvy Body Makeovers 1:53

"This is radical cause we are saying that there isn't this narrow standard of what a beautiful body looks like," Robert Best, senior director product design explained in 'The Evolution of Barbie' video, "This is what our future looks like because this is what the world looks like."

Mattel has previously faced backlash over beauty ideals, including the original doll's unrealistic body proportions. Ninety-two percent of American girls ages 3 to 12 own a Barbie.

Barbie® Fashionistas™ Doll 26 Spring Into Style - Curvy Matt Sayles / AP Images for Mattel

TIME Magazine first announced the new shapes and sizes, unveiling their magazine cover with a Barbie asking: "Now can we stop talking about my body?"

The new Barbies are now being sold online, with prices starting at $9.99, and will be delivered in February. The dolls will be sold in stores later in 2016.

Just hours after the announcement, 'Barbie' was a trending topic on social media, with many users praising the changes.

An Instagram user wrote: "As a little girl I ALWAYS wanted to look like Barbie, my parents showered me with love and told me I was beautiful but my beauty didn't reflect my beloved Barbie's. Look, mom, guess who looks like me." Another one wrote: "This says a lot about how the image of beauty is changing in America. #changeishere #barbie #TheDollEvolves"

Facebook user Eleanor Jimenez wrote: "Go Barbie for making more diverse dolls! This is so important for little girls to play with something that can relate too without feeling like how they look isn't beautiful. Every little girl needs to be able to feel beautiful." Samantha Grover also wrote on Facebook: "I'm so happy that the company is expanding to meet the needs and desires of our society."

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