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DC Super Hero Girls Supergirl Review

Hello, lovelies! πŸ˜€

Today I’m super excited to share the next installment in my series of DC Super Hero Girls reviews and tutorials! πŸ˜€ I hope y’all have been enjoying these…I know I have! Because if there’s one thing I love more than geeking out about dolls, it’s geeking out about dolls who are superheroes.Β πŸ˜‰

I love all of the DC Super Hero Girls characters, but I was most excited to get the main three (Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Supergirl) all along…they’re just my favorite! πŸ™‚ The three of them balance each other out–Diana is the leader, Barbara is the brains, and Kara is the super sweet “new girl”. πŸ™‚

I really like Supergirl’s kind personality, and I can totally relate to her nervousness of being on Earth for the first time! Well, I mean, I can’t exactly relate to that (OR CAN I??? Dun-dundun! πŸ˜‰ ) but I get nervous a lot, too. πŸ™‚ As much as i love characters that promote confidence, I really like that Supergirl acts as a role model for girls to show that being nervous is okay…you just need help from your friends and family to get out of it! πŸ™‚

I really like the signature DC Super Hero Girls boxes…they’re simple, streamlined, and cool looking!

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If you’d like to see the backdrop of the box in more detail, I’d recommend, checking out my Batgirl review…to avoid being repetitive, I’m going to skip that for this review. πŸ™‚

I love the art of Supergirl…she looks sweet, genuine, and capable! πŸ™‚IMG_6990

Also, I love that her favorite class is “Adjusting to Earth for Aliens”! πŸ™‚IMG_6991

Here is Supergirl as she comes out of the box…she also comes with an ID card, like the one I showed you in the Batgirl review, but of course with Supergirl’s picture on it.Β IMG_6993

Doll hair is always quite important to me, so let’s start with that. πŸ™‚ So far, every DC Super Hero Girls doll I’ve bought has fantastic hair that is beautiful and easy to manage…Supergirl is no exception! πŸ˜€

Here you can see the hair before and after brushing…it’s a lovely combination of a couple of shades of blonde. It reminds me a bit of Ever After High Blondie Lockes’ hair, but I like the texture of Kara’s more. πŸ™‚ (Also, I hope that you all don’t mind that I’m switching between calling her Supergirl and Kara…it just seems natural to me, since that’s her real name. πŸ™‚ )

She also has some slight bangs over on the left side of her head…they were gelled down originally but after I brushed the hair they loosened nicely.

She also comes with a cute blue headband that I really like…it adds to her somewhat vintage schoolgirl look. πŸ™‚

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Also, I love her profile! Her nose is so cute!

Supergirl also comes with a plastic cape…I have to say, I wasn’t sure about this initially, but the molded folds and gathers are actually really cool!

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The hem details are pretty neat!IMG_7004

It sort of gives the illusion that she’s flying and there’s wind nearby…and I love this! πŸ˜€

Kara also wears a one-piece dress that looks like a top and skirt. The top is adorable…it has two different shades of blue and the cutest little white collar! πŸ™‚ ❀ Her skirt is really nice, too, with sweet yellow ribbon details that dress up an otherwise simple style.IMG_7006

She also wears a yellow necklace with a blue crystal hidden under her collar. After I took these photos, I decided to snip the threads holding it on so that Supergirl could wear it with the extra dress I made her (which is coming very soon πŸ™‚ ), and it works just as well with her original dress without the threads, too.

The “S” logo is also very well done…it has a subtle metallic sheen to it.

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SupergirlΒ also has wonderfully expressive hands–and each one sports a wristband/bracelet. As you’ll see in a bit, the combination of a fisted hand and a splayed hand allows her to create some very natural poses.IMG_7012

And now, for my favorite part of this doll, her shoes! πŸ˜€

Supergirl wears adorable red high-top sneakers with her “S” logo on each one, AND THEY HAVE SOCKS!IMG_7015

I wasn’t sure initially if these would be actual socks, or just tubes that don’t have feet, but I was thrilled to see that they are actual socks!

AHHH! SO CUTE! πŸ˜€ (Why do I love socks so much? πŸ˜› )

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Finally, on to Kara’s face. She has beautiful blue eyes and natural eye makeup. Her eyes themselves have a little highlight of light blue right under the pupil, and this gives her a bit more of a focused look than the other girls. On my particular doll, I like this effect, but I saw a couple in the store that had more or less light blue showing. I think it depends on your preference. πŸ™‚

She also has slightly more downward angled eyebrows, and I think this gives her a bit of a worried look, sort of like on Monster High’s Rochelle Goyle. Personally, I like this variation…and I think it gives Supergirl a lovely dose of personality! πŸ™‚

Don’t get me wrong, though–she still looks very happy, and I adore her red lipstick! πŸ™‚IMG_7021

Here are some more shots of Supergirl/Kara…I love the combination of her expressive hands, her flowing cape, and her sweet face! πŸ™‚IMG_7025

See? Her gripping hand is also great for leaning against walls! πŸ™‚

Or knocking, I guess. πŸ™‚IMG_7033IMG_7038

In my last DC Super Hero Girls post, I really enjoyed showing you all how I made my Wonder Woman doll’s cape…and I wanted to do the same with Supergirl! However, I didn’t want to get too fancy, so I ended up just hemming a red satin rectangle…thus, there isn’t a tutorial…but I hope you like it anyway! πŸ™‚

I really like her original cape, of course, but I think a longer, fabric one is nice, too. πŸ™‚

Oh, goodness…now I’m singing the song. πŸ˜‰ GET YOUR CAPE ONNNNNN! πŸ˜€IMG_7049

In conclusion, I LOVE Supergirl. From a design standpoint, I really like her outfit. She is a very cute, modern, modest representation of Supergirl, and I like the sweet, genuine character she represents. From a doll standpoint, she’s beautiful, versatile, and could look lovely in any number of outfits!

 

Now my three musketeers are complete! πŸ™‚ Also, here’s the new cape I made for Batgirl, too!

I think my house is going to be a lot safer from now on. πŸ˜‰

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XOXOXO,

Grace

 

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