Ultraviolet light is a cause of deterioration. The dolls are made from a hard vinyl that gives the look of a very expensive porcelain finish. Second - With Tarnix and possibly with Oxy, their original facial paint can discolor. If you are uncertain if this may work on a certain material, you might want to try to find something old you have yourself that is the same material and test it on that. You can find any doll selling for below, at or above the given price guides. Loosen the wig or remove the head.
I bought a special detergent for ''delicate fabrics, handwash'' especially for silk and such. These dresses are very wrinkled. Fold over and sew, using back stich at both end.? One of the barbies has green on the side of her face from the metal earring she wore. Glue residue is plastic based and scrubbing with ordinary soap and water won't remove it. These can be mended without taking them apart, if not in too bad condition.
Longlocks with re-rooted hair, eyelashes, and custom gown. Again, using mild soapy water, take a soft cotton rag, dip a corner into the water and gently wipe Barbie all over to get rid of the first layer of dirt. Temperature, humidity, grease from your hands, direct sunlight, etc. The knees do not bend on these dolls; their position is permanent. Rubbed elbows with Cindy Crawford when he designed her one-of-a-kind doll for Dream Halloween in Sorry these pictures don't look new like on the store shelves, but I really do use them!
Dry, drop plaster on top. That is also nice that your dad still has those Aurora Universal Monsters models! As it states in the article, most types of ink can be removed with a little rubbing alcohol. Buy one box each of Rit powdered dyes Peach and Rose Pink. Glue pieces on sides of eyes to hold eyes in place. Apply the conditioner and gently comb her hair to remove tangles.