A Baker’s Dozen For Holly!

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P.B.D.S. Client – #0053

From the collection of Rachel!

 All dolls have secret lives as we all know. Here’s a peek into one of them…

Hello everybody and welcome back to Pink Bubbles!

I’d like you all to meet Holly, our latest spa make-over client. Now Holly’s as sweet as they come, in fact she’s just as sweet as the delicious glazed doughnuts I pick up every morning from the family owned “Hole-In-One Doughnut House” on my way in to work. I tell you we just couldn’t start our day here at the spa without them and heaven forbid if Vera doesn’t have her coffee and Bear Claw before the phones start ringing at her desk!

I was delighted to find her name as I scanned Vera’s appointment book and looked forward to seeing her in my chair at 10:30 that morning. Of course she came bearing extra tasty treats packed inside the pale pink box we’ve all come to know and love. It looks like my Playtex Living Girdle is going to have to put in some overtime this week:

 

Holly’s already a very pretty girl and unlike me needs no help in the figure department either! Her svelte T-N-T waistline is still intact which is amazing considering the line of business her families in.

Her mother Faye is also a client of mine and of course you know how mother’s are…she can’t help but keep me updated on her daughters social life. Quick over the counter reports are common as I pay for my doughnuts and even more detailed accounts while sitting in my chair once every two weeks. Now as you all know I’m not one to repeat gossip…so you better listen close the first time!

Now according to Faye, Holly has eyes for Steve…he’s that great looking delivery guy who drops off the flour, sugar and yeast to the bakery on Thursday afternoons. Well, today happens to be Thursday so by my own calculations Holly has to be out of here by 12:30 at the latest so she can get home, change and be back behind the counter by 2:00 looking gorgeous! (Not that I know anything about what’s going on with Holly wanting to be asked out for a date by Steve…I have always prided myself in minding my own business!)

Here’s Holly as she looked when she first arrived:

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Starting off with all the right ingredients already, Holly I know will be a sweet vision indeed for Steve when I’ve finished…I’m just saying!

Daffy escorted Holly to the back where she began her treatments with our Pink Bubbles Beauty Bath for Face & Body. Her long blonde hair was washed, conditioned and re-set in the youthful style Holly loves. She requested and was given a pretty red hair bow, leaving me wondering what she was going to wear that afternoon for Steve…which is none of my business.

Her lashes were in need of some attention so they were tidied up a bit. I saw that her nose and chin were beginning to fade to yellow (which seems to be common occurrence with the younger Mod set) so a light color-wash was done that evened out her complexion. I soon discovered that little spot below her eye was indeed a beauty mark embedded in her skin and wouldn’t budge!  Fresh eyebrows were next and were re-done in a pale blond. She also needed  an application of fresh pink to her lips so I color-matched a shade just for her. A bit of blush repair ended my work and she finished her Pink Bubbles visit at the manicurist table with Madge.

A quick reminder of Holly’s “before” look:

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And the fresh Pink Bubbles version:

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An overview of her “Before & After” pics:

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Wow! What a knock-out!

Well according to mother Faye, a baker’s dozen of pretty pink roses were delivered to Holly at the “Hole-In-One Doughnut House” before closing! Of course they are now proudly displayed right next to the cash register, tended to lovingly by her mother who tells everyone who comes in that they were sent to her daughter. I saw them this morning and they are indeed lovely and smell wonderful. In fact, I noticed they were the exact same color as Holly’s fresh lips! I only counted twelve in the vase though…the thirteenth I soon discovered was tucked neatly behind Holly’s ear as she carefully placed Vera’s Bear Claw inside that very familiar pink pastry box!

Thanks again Rachel for sending “Holly” to The Pink Bubbles Doll Spa! The staff looks forward to meeting more of your girls soon!

Visit the “Book An Appointment” tab at the top of the page to treat your own doll to her own day of beauty at the Pink Bubbles Doll Spa!

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Please visit us again next week for another dolly adventure!


 

 

 

 

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TWIST’N & TURN’N!

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P.B.D.S. Client – #0020

From the collection of Robin!

The year was 1967. Ponytails, Swirls, Bubbles and yes, even American Girls were shaking in their little plastic pumps. ‘Twist-N-Turn’ Barbie was here! Rumor on the streets was for less than a couple of bucks any of the afore-mentioned dolls could be traded in for the new model, ending up God knows where. Caused dolly nightmares across the land!

Well, being new, young and fresh (not to mention being able to twist at the waist) came with a price. With the title of ‘It Girl’ comes responsibility, after all nothing is free.

For all the blessings the new T-N-T had, Robin felt her new childhood friend should “pay it forward” long before any of us knew what that meant. Being the newest AND considered the best doll in little Robin Gee’s world meant you were destined to be “Goodwill Ambassador” to all her playmates that would visit. After all, according to Robin, a guest should always have the best!

Now it’s not fair to say Miss T-N-T could be had for the price of a milk shake. It was her job to entertain the masses, and entertain them all she certainly did! Passed through the hands of many, she definitely earned her keep.

After a long career in lets say “entertainment” this poor girl needed to freshen up a bit and Robin has treated her to a day at the Pink Bubbles Doll Spa!

With her hostess days far behind her, T-N-T Barbie can now finally retire in style. With her fresh make-over, she can pretend it all just never happened!

(Robin, T-N-T Barbie says her original orange hair ribbon was taken as a “souvenir” by an overly amorous visitor in the 60’s. We have sent our new shampoo girl Daphie out to locate one for her before she returns home.)

Here she is folks, new for ’67 and 2013 – Robin’s childhood T-N-T Barbie doll!

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Robin’s T-N-T earned a well deserved Pink Bubbles Beauty Bath for Face & Body. She had her hair washed and re-set. She had a color wash treatment to address some complexion fading. She also had a light touch-up to her lips.

Thank you Robin for sending your T-N-T Barbie to the Pink Bubbles Doll Spa!