That's approximately million people. That's according to a study by a German sex researcher who found that women with red hair had sex more often. A similar English study found that redhead gals had sex an average of three times a week, while our blonde and brunette counterparts have it twice a week.
Alisha from Odessa, Ukraine. Courtesy Brian Dowling. Less than two percent of the world's population has naturally red hair.
The redheaded stepchild. The insatiable ginger girl-next-door. The wimpy redhead who can't handle going to the dentist.
The first recorded evidence of this was from Dr. Augustin Galopin in his book, Le Parfum de la Femme. One of his theories was that every woman gave off a specific bouquet of scents based solely on hair color.
Red hair or ginger hair occurs naturally in one to two percent of the human populationappearing with greater frequency two to six percent among people of Northern or Northwestern European ancestry and lesser frequency in other populations. It is most common in individuals homozygous for a recessive allele on chromosome 16 that produces an altered version of the MC1R protein. Red hair varies in hue from a deep burgundy or bright copperor auburnto burnt orange or red-orange to strawberry blond.
Redheads are on fire in Hollywood. Red is the rarest natural hair color, with less than four percent of the world's population sporting red locks. The same goes for singers like Shirley Manson, whose often changing, but naturally red, hair has earned her a spot on the most attractive redheads ever list.
I was born a redhead, and of course to be a real and true redhead, you must be born that way. Bottled red hair just does not count here. For a long time I have said red hair is not just a color, but also a chemistry.
From ginger to jewel tones, red is always a bold choice. And while it might be a big change, several experts predict we'll see it as a top trend in Next time you're feeling like a big change, show your colorist one of these gorgeous takes on scarlet strands.