Whether they've made us laugh, swoon, or reminisce, all these celebrities have one thing in common: They experimented with red hair. Here, a look back at the most striking reds throughout the decades. How could we leave out the red-headed queen, Drew Barrymore? Her iconic red hair debuted back in the '00s and left a blueprint ever since. Gigi Hadid is an official redhead as she shared her new look with her Riverdale 's resident redhead is very proud of her cherry locks and even recorded a funny PSA in support of all redheads. Want to know Kate Walsh's secret to her red hair?
Book Excerpt: 'Red: A History of the Redhead'
A new history of the redhead asserts their supremacy, or so a redhead told us
Redheads are rare. On average, only 2 per cent of the global population has red hair. In her new book, Red: A Natural History of the Redhead, Colliss Harvey who says her hair colour has been the most defining feature of her life analyses red hair through the ages: exploring science, religion, politics, feminism and culture. The author goes into Darwin mode, tracing the redhead gene as it made its way out of Africa yes really across the world. Almost uniquely, as Colliss Harvey points out, when it comes to the stereotyping of redheads, women tend to get a better deal. Red-headed women are often portrayed as sexy, fiery-tempered vixens, which may be linked to their ability to produce more Vitamin D — a source of strength.
10 Facts About Redheads From Jacky Colliss Harvey
British author Jacky Colliss Harvey is a red-haired woman. Because of that fact, all of her life, she's had a lot of assumptions made about her. She also had experience with "the idea that if you're a red-headed woman you're somehow extra sexy, which I hope I haven't taken too much advantage of. She's now written a book, " Red: A History of the Redhead " excerpt below which not only gives history, but also myths and some surprising scientific facts about those with rosy-hued hair.
The Frisky -- A reader wrote in asking me why most men are "fascinated" with redheads. In this instance, I think "fascinated" is a nice way of saying "obsessed. She's asked these men why they are so drawn to the crimson-haired, and the best she ever got out of them was "Redheads iz just hawt, yo! I wouldn't say most men love redheads. A sizable majority, sure.