Which is the best doll for collecting or playing? Even the taste for dolls varies between individuals, pay attention to the material used to make your model of choice before buying. Is it manufactured from plastic or a quality material such as silicone? Even though plastic dolls are cheap, silicone works better. It is soft, BPA-free, and has the realistic feel and outlook that people often look out for while choosing dolls. You should also look at the size of the doll on offer and its overall construction. Generally, choose a size and a design that you and or your baby will enjoy using on a daily basis. These eight models meet this threshold:
8. OMISS Eyes-Closed Reborn Baby Doll
Featuring a lifelike full body design measuring approximately 10-inches, OMISS Eyes-Closed is a premium doll that lasts long. Made of high-grade silicon, it has a soft and smooth consistency that users appreciate. The material is also slip-proof, BPA-free, and has a low-maintenance stain-proof design that comes in handy. Because of its lightweight design (0.8 pounds) kids can carry and play with it effortlessly. Arms, legs, and its head are lifelike, while its inviting design encourages hugging and holding. This doll has a 30-day warranty against defects. You also get a mock birth certificate, a knitting, coat, and matching hat.
- Premium silicon construction
- Realistic arms, legs, and head
- Inviting design that encourages hugging
- Lightweight (0.8 pounds)
- 30-day warranty
- Matching outfit
7. SanyDoll Reborn Baby Doll
Do you want a charming and collectible doll that your baby will enjoy playing with every day? SanyDoll Reborn is a recommended model with an appealing life-like design. Measuring 22-inches, for instance, it is large and therefore fun to play with. The soft silicone used to make it is cute and long lasting, while its lightweight design (2.0-3.0 pounds) is ideal. When playing does not need a trolley or the help of a third party to move it around. You also get durable handmade clothing, manually implanted hair, and a safe ASTM F963-certified design with a free magnetic pacifier.
- Lifelike design
- Washable hair
- Quality handmade clothing
- Soft and huggable design
- Durable silicon material
- Lightweight design
- Free pacifier
6. SanyDoll Reborn Baby Doll Soft Silicone
Even though still in production, the hard plastic dolls that babies used in past have lost their charm over time. Soft and realistic models such as SanyDoll Reborn are currently in style because of their premium designs. With one, you get a 22-inch lifelike doll with a cute face and huggable body that babies like. Weight is approximately 2.6-3.0 pounds, while its quality clothes (handmade) are removable and washable. This full-size doll has appealing realistic hair and a cotton-stuffed body that lasts long.
- Soft and realistic design
- Comes clothed and ready to use
5. Nicery Reborn Baby Doll
Full-size silicone dolls have had a significant impact on babies since their introduction years ago. Nicery, for instance, is a popular 22-inch model with a lightweight 2-3 pounds design that babies enjoy using. Perfect for playing, its soft and well-constructed design fits comfortably in hands. It is also has a huggable cotton-filled torso and manually implanted hair that look realistic. Even though expensive that traditional plastic dolls, its quality and the premium accessories (clothing and a pacifier) are valuable.
- Quality silicone body
- Lightweight design (2-3 pounds)
- Durable handmade clothes
- Realistic features
4. The Ashton-Drake Galleries Sandy Faber
Featuring an award-winning newborn design, The Ashton-Drake Galleries is a premium doll that measures approximately 18 inches. Manufactured using hand painted RealTouch vinyl its lifelike design appeals to babies and adults alike. Unlike hard plastic dolls, it is soft and comfortable to hold. Fingers are supple and realistic, while its hand-painted body does not peel, fade, nor stain over time. The Ashton-Drake Galleries Sandy Faber is fully posable. It also has an appealing weighted design and a fine collectible outlook.
- Fully posable
- Fine collectible look
- RealTouch vinyl construction
- Supple and realistic
3. Tinneke Janssens May God Bless You
Christened Little Grace, this 15.5-inche doll from Tinneke Janssens is a lifelike toy that appeals to babies and collectors. Featuring a patented RealTouch vinyl, it is smooth and fun to hold. It is also durable, huggable, and lacks harsh chemicals such as BPA found in other plastic. If you baby chews its hands or legs, therefore, you do not have to worry about poisoning and or irritation. All parts are anatomically correct. Weight is impressive while the certificate of authenticity offered reflects its quality.
- Realistic collectible design
- Patented RealTouch vinyl skin
- Anatomically correct
- Certificate of authenticity
2. Ashton Drake Little Peanut Baby Doll
Buy this peanut baby doll from Ashton-Drake galleries to get a durable 17-inch play toy that looks and feels good. Designed by Tasha Edenholm, its lifelike personality is appealing. It also has a sweet personality and has a durable matching outfit that improves its outlook further. As most models, buyers get a meticulously crafted skin using RealTouch vinyl. Its hand-applied hair is also realistic, and its body lightweight and fun to play with.
- Realistic design
- RealTouch vinyl skin
- Lifelike personality
- Fun-to-use 17-inch design
1. Paradise Galleries Lifelike Baby Doll
Recommended for babies aged three years and above, Paradise Galleries is a durable lifelike doll measuring approximately 19-inches. Dressed in a stunning 10-piece outfit, you can easily mistake it for a real baby. It also has stunning brown eye and hair, lifelike hand applied eyelashes and a soft and huggable vinyl body.
- Realistic details
- Huggable soft vinyl body
- 10-piece handmade outfit
- Large 19-inch design