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Amazing Facts About Red Hair You May Not Know

Red haired people have a special form of beauty that puts them in a class all their own. Here are some interesting facts about red hair.

Of all the hair colors, redheads may get the most second glances. Not because they’re the most uncommon hair color (natural blondes have that distinction), but because their hair color is so visually stunning. A redhead will always stand out in a crowd of people. Unfortunately, redheads often have to endure a barrage of comments about their fiery tempers and their freckles which if tolerated long enough could result in an outburst that confirms that age old stereotype about red hair and temper.

Natural redheads are an interesting breed when you look back through the ages at some of the most interesting ones. Some famous redheads from history include Lucille Ball, Galileo, Vincent van Gogh, Ginger Rogers, Red Skelton, and Molly Ringwald to name a few. In the modern age, who can forget the talented Nicole Kidman or the stunning voice of Bette Midler? Here are some facts about red hair you may not know:

Red hair facts: They’ve been discriminated against historically.

Redheads have not always been as valued as they are today. In Greek mythology, it was thought that red haired people turned into vampires when their life ended and the ancient Egyptians reportedly paid tribute to their god by burying men with red hair while they were still alive. Even in modern times, discrimination still exists in some parts of the world. If you pass a red haired person on the street in Corsica, you’re supposed to spit. Redheads have also been labeled with attributes that were less than flattering. Throughout history they have been called violent, emotional, hot tempered, crazy, mystical, and unclean. On the positive side, it’s considered an honor to have a red haired child in Denmark.

Red hair facts: They’ve been called a range of nicknames

Red haired people have had to endure a range of unflattering nicknames and phrases including such oldies as carrot-top, red on head, red, agent orange, big red, fireball, and fire truck. They’ve also been greeted with such salutations as “Is your hair on fire?” and “Here comes a fire truck!” Is there any wonder that red haired people tend to develop a good sense of humor?

Red hair facts: They have unique hair characteristics

Having red hair is rather unique in and of itself, although red hair has a wide range of colors from strawberry blonde to rich, auburn red. Red haired people have fewer hairs on their head than do blondes or brunettes, although each individual hair tends to be thicker. Surprisingly, their hair doesn’t turn gray. It turns an intermediate neutral shade and then completely white with age.

Red hair facts: Health characteristics

Studies have shown that people with red hair are more sensitive to pain and may require higher doses of pain medication than do their dark and blonde haired counterparts, In addition, they often need higher levels of anesthesia to get the same level of sedation. They also tend to be more prone to allergies than those with other hair colors.

It seems that redheads really are a unique and special breed. Maybe that’s why more and more women are heading to the drugstore to try and replicate their special form of beauty.

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  1. Adam

    On September 3, 2008 at 11:14 pm

    I’m GINGER
    Red heads will unite and take over the world

  2. Ginger

    On September 5, 2008 at 10:41 am

    what Adam said, yeah~

  3. ginge

    On September 14, 2008 at 12:18 pm

    i love being ginger i wouldn’t want it any other way

  4. Kristin

    On October 14, 2008 at 12:01 am

    Being a red-head is the most amazing thing! Go Reds!!!

  5. Madison

    On October 30, 2008 at 6:47 pm

    I’m a read head and I think that it is so awesome. Sadly, you have to deal with never getting a tan, all the freckles, and the nicknames!! Also, you always have a person talking about how pretty your hair is, which, although it’s not like it’s not flattering, but, it gets annoying. By the way, my hair is a little darker than strawberry blonde with lots of curls.

  6. Rocky

    On November 24, 2008 at 9:30 pm

    That “fact” about lower pain tolerance is incorrect. A later study proved to be the opposite. The red head brain works a bit different than others, higher pain tolerances and it takes almost 3x the anesthesia! Pain meds get expensive!

  7. Ginger Kid

    On November 26, 2008 at 12:25 pm

    I am a red head. And I think it is awesome. Though other countries might disagree….but it is rare and very beautiful.

  8. "MONTE"

    On December 6, 2008 at 3:04 pm

    I found being a red head is very different harder to get a date for one thing. But one thing is true i’ve been told that i am very funny!

  9. Kate

    On December 7, 2008 at 2:52 am

    Blonde isn’t the rarest hair colour! Red hair is.

  10. ginger tom

    On December 17, 2008 at 1:08 pm

    gingers are so cool everone shud be one by law, and i say so cos im an officer of awesum.

  11. Audria

    On January 3, 2009 at 9:38 am

    Being a red head is awesome!!! :-) I like being a red head!!! :-)

  12. Carrie

    On January 11, 2009 at 8:59 pm

    Being a red head isn’t always easy. For one thing, getting a boyfriend is extremely hard. But We don’t need a boyfriend or girlfriend to define who we are…our hair does that for us! I love being a red head and would never change it. Red heads unite!!!

  13. RedRules

    On January 17, 2009 at 4:48 am

    Im Auburn. Redhair FTW!

  14. redheadrocker

    On January 26, 2009 at 9:38 am

    Redhair is actually the rarest colour, less than 4% of the world are redheads! I’m proud 2 be redhaired!!!!

  15. nikkie

    On February 8, 2009 at 9:51 am

    im a true red head and i think its awsome!!!

  16. Red

    On February 12, 2009 at 5:58 pm

    The time for talking about how awsome having red hair is over now is the time to rise up and take over tomarrow at 3:15 pm we shall rise up and take over the world muahhahahahahaha

  17. jd

    On February 19, 2009 at 1:21 pm

    I’m a natural redhead and I haven’t ever found it hard finding a boyfriend. By having red hair, I think I get more attention than most girls.

  18. Irishxx

    On February 20, 2009 at 2:51 am

    I’m Irish and have red hair, the hard part is the smart arses that think they are cool by paying you out, but a lot of the older teen guys take a lot more interest in me than the immature ones do and hehehe and i’m fine with that!! i’ve learnt to love my hair!!

  19. Ginger 123

    On February 22, 2009 at 9:53 am

    Listen everyone I’m Ginger and I tottally love it! YOU get a lot of attention from people. And if anyone gives you a nasty comment just ignore them because you got sumthin they can never have! 4% if the world population have Ginger hair isn’t that awesome.


    LOL ; )

  20. mattaw

    On February 24, 2009 at 8:36 am

    its a disability

    nuff said

  21. edddy

    On March 8, 2009 at 6:56 pm

    hell yeah my hair is def red and…it kicks ass! the ginger comments dont really get to me. the funny thing is that i found this page because i am doing a speech on why red heads are the best for one of my collage classes i am going to title it “why being a red head is the best head to be! go ginger kids

  22. brunet gone redhead

    On March 27, 2009 at 6:17 am

    Naturally black-haired… but I dye my hair red, because I just like the colour. Right now it’s a deep shade of auburn, faded almost to chestnut brown. I’ll dye it a brighter shade soon, anyway. People think I’m nuts, but what gives? Red hair rocks! I envy people who are naturally red-haired.

  23. ~`Megg`~

    On April 13, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    I luv my red hair. yes i am diff and have2 put up wit the names and all the complements(altho they r nice 2hear)and i have all these questions being asked about my hair, red heads are special in our own way. were rare and were amazing!;)

  24. Jack B

    On April 15, 2009 at 9:52 pm

    Ginger Pride World Wide

  25. Melissa

    On April 16, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    I have bright red hair, its really red. I love my hair, but I always feel indifferent. It seems people only see me for my hair color, and they don’t actually see ME. Plus, I don’t know about all the other redheads, but my hair is EXTREMELY thick. AND I cannot have high doses of pain medication, I am allergic to all high medications, it really messes with my system. So I guess I go against the norm, then again I am also left handed and green eyed lol. Green eyes are the rarest of the eye colors. Grey coming in second. I love red hair, and here is my favorite saying….CARROT TOPS are GREEN genius!

  26. Romy

    On April 18, 2009 at 12:18 pm

    Oh, I love being a redhead. although people not shutting up about how your hair is gets quite annoying

  27. Michelle

    On April 18, 2009 at 8:32 pm

    Im a redhead….im also in grade school and get alot of nicknames thrown at me….but i dont really pay attention to them….but other than the comments on how pretty it is and not being able to tan….its pretty cool….very unique!!!

  28. michelle

    On April 18, 2009 at 8:35 pm

    oo and also i thinkk ppl that die there hair red are dumb….its just not as pretty as naturals

  29. Andrew M

    On April 22, 2009 at 5:08 am

    RED is Clever and Left Hand writer, high IQ, got awesome wife too nothing impossible , we can do anything, think ahead, in the past I had thousands girls attract me, lot of fun, be proud

  30. RedHead luver

    On May 15, 2009 at 9:45 pm

    ya i love being red haired! ya im irish and short so people call me leprechore (i dont know how to spell it) and im tired of it but i put up with it.WE’RE REDHEADS AND WE ARE PROUD REDHEADS RULE WHO’S WITH ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  31. RedPower

    On May 19, 2009 at 1:43 pm

    Gingers unite for a world wide revolution

  32. i heart the gings

    On May 21, 2009 at 1:37 pm

    hey all you gingers!! i love you best gal is a red headed hoe like you all. she is proud of her flame and flaunts throughout this school. so standup for what you believe in becaseu in the end your gonna be president of the United States of America

  33. 1723789164

    On May 21, 2009 at 1:37 pm

    gingers suck

  34. LastOfTheGinga

    On May 30, 2009 at 7:39 pm

    I as well am a ginger and I’m dangerously proud of it, I also believe I have what it takes to lead all gingers and the like to prosperity. Kidding, but I totally would.

  35. LastOfTheGinga

    On May 30, 2009 at 7:41 pm

    Oh.. I’ve been told redheads build muscle faster than normal.. Is this true? I heard it announced on UFC so it seemed reasonable at the time.

  36. redman

    On June 4, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    I used to hate havin red hair, in skool people would make u feel like there was something wrong with it so I got in to loads of fights and that made me tuff until none would dare try insult me, but I left that way of dealing with people in my teens and grew to appreciate my red hair. Never had problems gettin women I can make em laff and that goes a long way, but I do consider myself good looking and I have a beautiful girlfriend who loves red hair as to many Iv met. The bottom line is confidence. And that thing about pain is rubbish I can take as good as any if not more.

  37. Auburn

    On June 6, 2009 at 11:42 am

    I have auburn hair, and I am very sensitive to pain..
    Having red hair isn’t that bad. I get so many compliments.
    The freckles though.. I get made fun of.

  38. jorja

    On June 15, 2009 at 10:19 pm

    well yea im a ginger sort of strawberry blond and i get teased a lot every were i go the most popyila name i get called is ranga and thats very hurful but now that iv red some of the comets and i feel much better and i dont want to die my hair because i want a diffrent coler to just brown blond and black its all the same and y should i change for any1

  39. izzles

    On June 16, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    my hair is auburn on the brown side but it turns orangey red in the sun which i love! i have a bunch of blonde and bright red strands scattered throughout my hair also, which is weird because both my parents have black hair and im half asian. where did the strawberry blond come from?

  40. 11kate

    On June 22, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    I have ginger hair and i love it! but it is really hard at school when people are allways make fun of you,but ive learnt to ignore it because deep down there really jellious. lol(:

  41. LEE

    On July 12, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    gingers stand out amongst the rest! we are speacial its a fact, look at all the history, gingers used to be witches and have all kind of tales of qualitys were not just anybody and as for pulling girls girgers have it easy we stand out. use and abuse it ginger power we should have our own race!

  42. Hate Red Heads

    On July 24, 2009 at 1:27 pm

    they are so ugly,they have freckle’s and all that it is so funny.

  43. Dalton

    On August 20, 2009 at 8:24 am

    Red heads are amazing :)
    Especially ones with amazing eye colours, such as grey/light blue/green. Makes it look even more amazing. How rare of a combination do you think I am?

    Red hair-grey eyes-left handed-high IQ.

    I think I’m a rare mix. I also love my pale skin beyond belief :)

  44. gingrsaurus01

    On September 24, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    i locve being ginger/strwberry blonde
    and i love nickname i have a few ~ gingersaurus ginge ginger duresel<that ones a long story :D

    and my friends say im weird wich i think is good :D

  45. Katie

    On October 6, 2009 at 11:12 pm

    I’m a red head :) and i have green eyes :) so there are less than half a percent of people like me in the whole world :) my hair is naturally curly and frizzy haha :) super freckles too lol REDHEADS ROCK!!!! :)

  46. Bradley

    On October 10, 2009 at 8:30 pm

    I love having a rare name and rare heir color! RED HAIR ROCKS!

  47. aoife and russell

    On October 30, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    aoife and russell love red hair because it rocks and we are soooooooo sexy!!!!!!!! hahahah xxxxxxxxxxoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

  48. Ginger-Jo

    On November 9, 2009 at 10:52 pm

    Ginger and proud always have been. Name-calling never seems to go away even at the age of 31, but I just unleash my fiery temper on the minions and watch them burn, ha ha.

    And the people commenting like “red hair sucks” and it’s “ugly” what are you boring mud coloured brown hair with no personality get a life……..

    Ginger army be proud and support each other, and all others should fear us, according to legend we are spawn of the devil!!!

  49. JustJenna

    On November 21, 2009 at 10:28 pm

    ive had bright red hair, science well i was born, i use to hate it cause of all the names, the bashing and jokes and never had a boyfriend, im turning 16, my hair is longer and i have piercing blue eyes, after reading all these comments it made me more apprated of my colour, im known as “the school bitch” they blame my hair colour so what, no one has tried to fight me or called me names in a long time now, my family is all brown hair, with brown eyes, and now i have no troubles getting guys, its all about confidence, ive flaunt my hair, and made my eyes more piecring and i get alot of second looks, oh and about the senstive to pain, thats so not true i can tolrate more pain then anyone i know, BE PROUD of who you are, Red Hair rules

  50. smileysunshinehair(:

    On November 29, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    heyy guys! i have auburn hair. and i get more complients then insults. im just gonna say that i really care what ppl say. i wanna dye it but i feel like i will regret it and ppl will think that im a whip. so im getting lowlights(: haha. i have alot of freckles and i do think i am funny. but im sooo stupid, haha.

  51. Tori

    On December 1, 2009 at 7:49 pm

    I am redheaded, left handed and green eyed and wouldn’t have it any other way!!

  52. Lewis

    On December 4, 2009 at 11:41 am

    I am a red head and proud of it. I have strawberry blonde hair with a fiery orange/red beard.

    For those who hate red heads… so what! You have your share of problems in your own life.

  53. Kristen

    On December 24, 2009 at 8:13 pm

    I LOVE having red hair. I feel I am very unique and love getting all the attention. I don’t know hardly any readheads besides my brother… in fact I am the only one with red hair in my grade!
    GO GINGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!

  54. whit

    On December 26, 2009 at 6:36 am

    I am a ginger… dark red hair (like red red, not the orangey red / coppery color) freckles, green eyes with blue rims, left-handed, and have light skin (which doesn\’t bother me). My parents both have dark brown hair. I am the only person in my family (for generations) with red hair and colored eyes. I have a twist to me though, I have dark brown eyebrows, weird I know. I love being who I am, and I wouldn\’t change it for the world.

  55. Amber

    On January 1, 2010 at 7:01 am

    I am a left-handed redhead and sometimes my eyes are green. I love it! I wouldn’t change it! The nicknames don’t bother me, they’re just jealous! I actually want to find a redheaded guy so my kids have a better chance of being redheaded, I got a lot of milkman jokes as a kid and I have no Irish or Scottish in me so I donno how I got it but I’m glad I did! I’m very proud to be both left-handed and a ginger. We rock!!

  56. XGingerXAndXLuvinXItX

    On January 3, 2010 at 8:08 pm

    i have red hair, and im not the only one at my school but it looks lik the dye it. the dont though, its all light, like strawberry blonde, but mine is a deep red colour. I LOVE IT! GO REDHAEDS! EVERYONE ELSE WANTS RED HAIR! ADMIT IT! why else does the red colour dye in stores pretty much never exists? it sells out RIGHT AWAY! GO REDS!

  57. The Ginge

    On January 30, 2010 at 5:42 pm

    Yet another left-handed, green eyed ginger wanting to shout out and say how fabulous it is (once one is old enough to realise the teasing is nothing worth worrying about) to be red!

  58. theone

    On February 6, 2010 at 6:49 pm

    :D Oh yearrr Im Ginger, A Ningaa and just rather cool really

  59. caitlin

    On February 13, 2010 at 6:33 pm

    i have ginger hair and i really like it

  60. jamie (im a man)

    On February 14, 2010 at 9:24 pm

    im a red head and we already started a team to take over the world if you guys want to join. our secret layer is in colorado.

  61. jillian

    On February 16, 2010 at 3:11 am

    red heads are awesome. (:

  62. Melissa B

    On February 17, 2010 at 8:31 pm

    I have natural red hair and i love it!!!! but i have a very high pain tolerancy and it takes A LOT of meds for me to be put to sleep. Its also THICK and a dark auburn color…. i guess im not the normal red head lol and i dont have a problem with getting a boyfriend. I LOVE MY HAIR

  63. Ginger the magnificant

    On March 2, 2010 at 10:46 am

    I am a ginger too,
    and i make do!

  64. katie

    On March 4, 2010 at 12:58 am

    I have natural red hair and love it now. I also have a really high pain tolerance and takes alot of medication to put me to sleep too. My hair is crazy thick and seems to change color depending on the season and what i have on. I also have freckles but seem to have no problem tanning, i can get really dark. Don’t know where i get it from but people are amazed when they see i’m a redhead who can tan really well. I love it and am proud to be a redhead!!

  65. katie

    On March 4, 2010 at 1:01 am

    Oh yea and i’m 6′0″ with green eyes and i’m a lefty. I stick out like a sore thumb but i don’t mind it!

  66. kk

    On March 4, 2010 at 6:14 am

    i used to be more ranga then i am now but i still have a fair bit in me :P and there is this girl i am in love with :) and she has red hair and is beautifull :)

  67. Cody

    On March 5, 2010 at 7:02 pm

    yeeeee i love being a red head allll the wayy getting all the ladies… lol go on and watch the video GINGERS DO HAVE SOULS…… its sooooo funny

  68. Cody

    On March 5, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    i wanna find a beautiful red head too :( dont no any

  69. Mr Red Head

    On April 2, 2010 at 1:08 am

    I’m a red head and having grown up in Australia in the past few years the discrimination has escalated since ‘Summer Heights High’, don’t get me wrong I think the show is hilarious, however since it’s been on TV I’ve been called a ‘ranga’ by just about anybody and everybody these days, and I’m just sick of. there, my rant is done for the day

  70. RedRem

    On April 7, 2010 at 2:35 am

    I’m a red head from Canada
    I used to absolutely hate my hair and freckles and even wrecked my awesome multi colored Red hair by dying it brown.
    Now I LOVE IT! Besides not being able to go out in the sun for a long period of time, the occasional harsh name,and the we have no soul ridiculous thing!
    IT’S AWESOME to be a REDHEAD!! <3

    P.S It would be totally sweet if after we died we turned into vampires!!!

  71. lauren

    On April 12, 2010 at 12:10 am

    hia im a red head from scotland :D i used to get annoyed in primary school but now im in high school its better . i just stick beside the people i know an if anyone annoys me ill swear at them ( hardly nobody tells on you in high school unless they are a grassbag ) i think being a red head is an advantage because its different and i like being different. im the only red head in most of my classes an i dont care at all.
    advise : if someone annoys you just sit and stare at them the whole day ( you have to look really evil , look like your about to kill them but dont really kill them lol ) if they keep annoyin you get all your friends to stare at them aswell .


  72. lauren

    On April 12, 2010 at 12:15 am

    My hair is auburn but so many people have called me ginger i just dont really care what they call me anymore :D



  73. Strawberry_Blondie.

    On April 28, 2010 at 3:36 pm

    I havee strawberry blondee hair but everyonee says i have ginger hair and i simply do not. what i don’t understand is why everybody decides to take the piss out of redheads and not any other hair colour, do they have a problem with being unique?RedHeads Rulee

  74. Paul

    On April 30, 2010 at 3:20 pm

    My name is Red. My hair was quite red when i was little and now it is more auburn – ish, but its still red. I like the color.
    As for red head girls, it looks good on them. I think red hair on a girl is NICE! So if you cant get a boyfriend, i doubt its cuz of the hair. Its true, its about confidence.

    Pain tolerance thing must not be true, because i am pretty tough and can stand quite a bit of pain.

    Sunburns blow, so thanks to whoever made sunblock. I get a bit of a tan, but not dark like a leb. lol.I have to protect myself.

    That video is pretty nuts. Our day will come lol

    I am from Nova Scotia in Canada and happy to be Red. I’ve always been told I have a bit of a temper though, but its hard to piss me off. I think. lol

  75. Paul

    On April 30, 2010 at 3:28 pm

    Also, from Red, Im good at sports, no problem with the ladies, talkative, had fights in grade school (no big deal), freckles on my arms and shoulders (i use to have them on my face but i guess they blended in).

    If anyone bugs you about the red hair you can either find out what bugs them and beat them at their own game, punch them, or just ignore them. Since i wasnt all that witty I would opt to fight them lol, but not always the best choice. If i could i would rather out wit them and get them angry instead, but its not that easy.

    Keep having fun, its what its all about.


  76. Ginger Bill

    On May 5, 2010 at 12:11 pm

    The last comment that red heads feel more pain other people is a not true, this is an urban myth. Gingers can actually feel less pain than others with a different hair colour. Yes gingers may require higher doses of pain medication than others but this not because they feel more pain.

  77. scarlet the gingerr xxx

    On May 6, 2010 at 1:37 am

    im ginger and my old saying goes like this…. gingers will rule the world and well get the blondies first!!! mwhahahahaaaa xx

  78. Dezi

    On May 15, 2010 at 4:26 am

    Heh, I have auburn red hair, but I’m half Mexican! HA! I actually only been sun burnt once in my life :D

  79. gareth

    On May 18, 2010 at 5:04 am

    I noticed that a few people commented on not get a girl/boyfriend, i’m a ginger male and i havent had a shottage of girlfriends. I found a got more interest when i gained more confidence, so keep smiling

  80. becca

    On May 19, 2010 at 2:02 pm

    your rite. . .(dot to dot dot) its all fun in games…till our race comes and takes over the world!!!! lol oooh yah :)

  81. Ellie

    On May 20, 2010 at 12:05 pm

    I used to have firey red hair as a child, but now im in my teens it\’s turned gingerer i want my flaming locks back D: i dont feel right not having red hair :( any suggestions on how i can get my hair redder without dye? (my hair’s pink atm i wanna give the dyeing a rest for a bit xD)

  82. Ginger :)

    On May 21, 2010 at 8:54 am

    I’m ginger, blue eyes, right-handed and shamefully I have braces. I don’t mind any more though after reading all of the comments. I am proud of being a ginger no matter what everyone calls me or says about they can never be as unique as we are :)

  83. Sarah

    On May 24, 2010 at 2:53 pm

    I”m a red head and have grown to love it. Got made fun of all the time as a kid. Hate that I can’t tan. I get complimnets all the time now. I love my hair and son does my husband. Red heads do get more attention from the opposite sex and we are known to be sexually advanced!! I do think I have a low pain tolerance. My mom is red hed and her hair is turning white. But it actually looks strwberry blonde now. Red heads are awesome!!!

  84. Sarah

    On May 24, 2010 at 2:55 pm

    Oh i’m also left handed.

  85. Holly

    On May 29, 2010 at 5:18 am

    I wonder if there is any connection with redheads and being left-handed? Almost every redhead I have ever met was left-handed. I have very long naturally red hair to my waist, brown eyes and I am left Handed! Redheads are very common in my family: me, a sister, my mom, 5 cousins and 2 nephews. All redheads, all with brown eyes, and most of us left handed!

  86. Brittney

    On June 9, 2010 at 8:21 am

    Also a redhead! Haha and left handed too. Seems to be a trait so far, no? I don’t know about the whole “hard to get guys thing”, I have a boyfriend who genuinely enjoys the redness :)

    go reds & lefties!

  87. Jo

    On June 13, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    When I was little I so wanted to be blond… Wow now I would not change my color for anything. To me god picked out a special few to carry the color of warmth, love, passion, and emotion. Yes we may be a bit hot tempered at times but really you only notice us more cause we are fewer and stand out. And really every idiot that decides to mock or belittle us deserves a bit of a butt kicking. Dah you bring it out. Let me treat you in the same fashion and see what happens. Everyone can be hot tempered. I would rather be depicted as we are than stupid or boring.

  88. Jo

    On June 13, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    Also left handed. yep seems to be a trend.

  89. Peter perfect

    On August 20, 2010 at 8:43 am

    Yer all a bunch of freaks

  90. Soozie

    On August 21, 2010 at 11:31 am

    As a red-haired female, I discovered that certainly not all men go for red hair. I got over that a while ago, no worries there. But of the many that do (and some do big-time), these guys were amongst the best types possible. These are the men who are interested in an unique-looking woman, they are pleased to stand beside her with her eye-catching colouring – enjoying her own particular brand of beauty and personality. They are way above the Pack Mentality. Get a man like that and you are set for life. I did, thank God. I firmly believe that if I’d gone for the peroxide option (I was tempted around age 18) I might well have attracted a few more guys down the pub, but (shudder) I might not have made it onto my actual husband’s radar… I would have lost all that is so natural and unique about me, just to become another dyed-in-the-hair stereotype.

    So I say: play to the sensual, artistic, mythical aspects of your natural red hair (especially the sensual, it’s great fun, still is) and quality men will notice you and appreciate you! Who cares about the rest? Be thankful. Life as a natural redhead is great when you are highly selective and stop trying to please the masses. Let those that want to conform do their stereotypical stuff with each other, whilst you concentrate on being a unique person. Red hair has mystique all of its own. Not everyone can see this – if they could, it wouldn’t be much of a mystique, would it? Wait for those that can – they are worth it. Personally I didn’t have to wait that long… but remember to look in the right places too! Get away from Pack Mentality hangouts if you have to.

    After 25 years, my husband still finds me beautiful, and tells me so regularly. It’s not all about the hair – he’s not superficial enough to have picked me out just for that, but somehow, I think it helped the “package”! Personality is actually the huge thing of course – more than any physical characteristic. Perhaps we should all work on that, above all? Best wishes to all of you, all hair colours, natural and assisted!

  91. Mathew

    On August 21, 2010 at 3:04 pm

    I am a red head and i have found that i have had more girl friends because i have red hair. they all say they want ginger babies with curly hair lol. I LOVE MY RED HAIR i would never change it for the world.

  92. Kitty

    On August 24, 2010 at 10:58 pm

    I’m a redheaded 14-year-old. I haven’t ever been called a ginger since this year by some 6th grader whom I told was a daywalker. Heh. :)

    I guess guys notice me. My hair is dark red, long, and straight. It’s down to my butt. Mostly guys just mutter stuff like “Oh here comes ginger” or “FIRE!” I tell them to shut up and move on my way. Guess I’m just waiting for the guy who tells his own friends to shut up for me. :)

  93. Jen

    On August 28, 2010 at 4:31 am

    Uh yeah to Michelle who says people who dye their hair red are dumb…how does dumping red dye make someone dumb? I’m a natural blonde and I dye my hair red. I like my hair red. It doesn’t make me ‘dumb’ to dye my hair. Are you just jealous that bottle redheads didn’t have to endure the teasing you may have? Well guess what? I was fat and ugly as a kid…. does that make it even? You’re ignorant.

  94. eryn

    On September 11, 2010 at 2:59 pm

    Hey I’m redheaded and from Ireland and even better my name means Ireland lol my names eryn btw well I’m young and still at school but nobody seems to make fun of me I usually get complients I have kinda I dunno cloudy blue eyes I’m like completly White and have freckles I love freckles :D and I’m left-handed! Woop!!

    GO GINGERS!!!! <3

  95. Naddy

    On September 12, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    I know 3 guys who prefer redheaded girls! Including my boyfriend so I am really lucky! Redheads are beautiful and we should not feel bad for having it. It’s just another color, just because its different other people feel the need to act upon the uncommon. I just wish my eyebrows and eyelashes were slightly darker but this is the way God made me so I love and accept it.

  96. katy

    On September 14, 2010 at 3:06 pm

    I have natural red hair and I’m right handed!! :p

  97. Katelyn

    On September 15, 2010 at 6:48 pm

    I LOVE my red hair!! red heads are the best heads!!! Oh and my hair’s also very very curly and puffy!! but still amazing!!! :)

    RED HEADS (GINGER’S) RULE!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

  98. Tiffany

    On October 12, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    I have been a red head all my life,with the pale skin and freckles…But what can I say I love my hair,and wouldnt want it any other way..I have learnt to put up with names.But hey I get alot of comments from other peps too..GO RED HEADS WE WILL ALWAYS ROCK THIS WORLD!!!!

  99. Mattie

    On November 2, 2010 at 8:20 am

    Natural blonde hair is not the most unusual hair color. LESS than 2% of people in the world have red hair, while 2-3% of people have naturally blonde hair, that’s not even counting “dirty blonde” or “dishwasher blonde”.

  100. jessica lara

    On November 8, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    I know that less than 2 % of people in the world have red hair and between 7-10% of people are left handed in which most of them are male soooooo what I want to know is how many females in the world have red hair and are left handed because I AM :) but I can’t figure how many other people are like me!

  101. Noginger

    On November 15, 2010 at 6:45 am

    gingers is freakin uglyyyy ewwww disgustinggg!!

  102. infern0Flow3r

    On November 16, 2010 at 4:00 pm

    Sup, my redheaded hommies!! I was strawberry blond, but got into dark auburn streak since I was 18. The redder the better !!!
    @Noginger : Jealous much ? :P

  103. San

    On November 20, 2010 at 12:13 pm

    Im a redhead in my early forties…… I spent years hating my hair but moreso my skin colour….. but you know, I gone blonde……. and let me tell you…. they don’t have more fun…… we do……. Go the REDS…,,,, be proud :)

  104. Ginge Dave

    On December 8, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    As has been said many times… we will rule the world, my hair has gone really auburn as i have got older but am still a proud member of the ginger party. Rock On

  105. Lexi

    On January 15, 2011 at 1:55 am

    I have red hair but no freckles AT ALL. The names (daywalker) get old and because of my “fiery temper” ive been known to argue alot with guys who make fun of me. My eyes are hazel and my hair was ringlets when i was younger. Now its just long and curly. Another thing: i tan. Im on a swim team and in the summer im tan or sunburnt. I got so many compliments when i was little that i would freak and run behind my mom when some random lady came over and tried to touch my hair. Now i just act poliet and walk away. This article helped me, im 14 and ive always dreamed of being a beautiful blonde like everyother girl i know. No one in my family has red hair, either. Its half hard to try and get a boyfriend so i wish that i was easier. I always feel like an exotic bird in a flock of seagulls whenever im at school.

  106. LNS

    On January 17, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    I’m red-haired (big, thick, curly!) and from England. I’m also left-handed, blue eyed, pale skinned, freckled, 6ft tall. I have a twin sister who’s 5ft 8 and has dark brown straight hair! I don’t know what it is, or whether its related but people have said I have a good sense of humour and I think its where I’ve got used to people taking the mick, so so I don’t take myself too seriously People tell me I’m laid back and I’m generally quite a chilled out person, but when someone annoys me they know about it and I can argue my case pretty damn convincingly!
    Teasing was never too bad at primary school because I went to a tiny village school, but got worse at secondary school. Boys are especially and surprisingly bitchy about it! The worst was when I had the ‘oi ginger’ FROM A TEACHER! I’ve also heard ‘her hair’s on fire’ so many times, but I’ve gotten used to it. I quickly learnt that ignoring the comments was the best option and now they really don’t bother me, the number of lovely compliments (especially from older women!) have balanced it out, though that in itself can get annoying sometimes. I even describe myself as ‘ginger’, people have to be more inventive now!
    I went through a stage of trying to straighten my hair and tying it up to make it look less obvious, but I then I thought ‘no, I’ve had enough’. I’m now fiercely proud of my red hair and I love the amount of attention I get from it. I can be walking down a road and virtually every person (particularly men) driving past will stare. I don’t know if they look at me thinking damn she’s one ugly person or whether they like it, but I don’t care. I’ve found that some of my friends are very jealous and want my hair colour, but at the same time (though this may be more to do with my lack of confidence – I was a tomboy till about 11 and so boys tend to see me as friends rather than girlfriend material) I’ve always had trouble getting a boyfriend.
    Anyway, I’m rambling I want to say that red-hair can be beautiful, and I’ve found that the men who like it are incredibly nice, warm-hearted people and that’s the sort of guy you want to be worrying about, not the low-life idiots who take the mick! Please love you hair, it makes us so unique, believe me we’re never forgotten! Be proud!! :-D

  107. tyler

    On January 30, 2011 at 12:14 am

    Oh btw, people that dye their har red are losers. I like south park but at the same time hate it cuz of “gingerkids” lol, whenever people want my attention theyll yell, hey firecrotch and i turn of course….. lol damn them. RED POWER!!!! :)

  108. niki

    On January 30, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    Being a child with red hair is hell. People often look at your outward appearance before anything. FIRECROTCH, BIG RED, GINGER, CHUCKY, RAGGEDY ANN, and PIPPY LONG SLOCKING, are just a few of the common names you hear from other children. But as the years have passed by, and people veiw me as an adult and not a child, I hear nothing but complements on my hair. Men turn for a second look, women tell me how much they wished they had my hair. Strangers make conversation based solely on my look.. I know realize that all the torment given to me as child was jealousy.. :) sometimes it’s good to be me.

  109. redheadedgurl

    On February 2, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    im so proud of being a red-head!!! im 14 and in high school most people make fun of my hair but i have alot of close friends who tell them where to go lol i love my hair colour and i wouldnt have it any other way. :D

  110. Ginger Jade

    On March 17, 2011 at 1:53 pm

    Ginger hair is not a disability, only coz people tease us, meenies!!! !!! !!! I am Ginger, LOVE IT!!! !!! !!!

  111. Brenda

    On April 9, 2011 at 11:45 pm

    I have red hair and green eyes and am left handed too.
    People have always looked at me differently but I am
    used to it. My husband loves my red hair but wishes
    I had freckles as he loves freckles. I am happy.

  112. Scarlett

    On May 10, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    Red-haired people are not a “breed.”

  113. ProudToBeRedHaired

    On June 4, 2011 at 1:18 pm

    ginger hair is beautiful, and im not just saying that because i’m ginger. its not fair, people in my school are so mean and call me names but all the adults say they love it… I HATE south park that started “Ginger” and “gingers have no soul” well we do and some hateful people say red haired people have no feelings. actually doctors and scientists say we have stronger feelings than plain blond, brown and black haired peepz. why dont those bullies go n pick on the common haired people?!?!? (i love my hair colour and will never dye it)

  114. Ally

    On June 5, 2011 at 1:51 am

    Im a red head and have always been picked on for it but reading theese comments and seeing all theese redheads proud of their hair makes me happy redhead pride :) i have green eyes and i really dont like my frekels im the tallest girl in my class my hair natraually curly (i hate straghiting it) but im proud!!!

  115. Rae Rae

    On June 13, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    I have Auburn red hair, LOTS of freckles, & brown eyes. I am a naturally redhead. People usually taunt me saying things like “Carrot Top,” “Fire Ball,” “Go back to ireland,” “Pippy long stocking,” & more. Adults always tell me how lucky I am to have my Dark thick Red hair but somtimes I think to differ because of my taunters. I have a younger sister who also has red hair & i’m affriad that when she goes into Kindergarden soon , that people will make fun of her too. My little sister has orangish, red hair thats very thin, & getting a bit of freckles, & she also has brown eyes like me.
    I just wish the Taunting would stop. Sincerelly~ 12 year old Red Head.

  116. Molly

    On June 24, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    I think im a rare red head (natural hair color) my hair is an aubern, dark beautiful red :) Im always getting compliments on it. My guy friends at school always joke its on fire though, which hey is ok. But the nice things i dont have is the super pale skin and freckles. I tan! Im even a model! :)

  117. ashleytheginga

    On June 27, 2011 at 5:41 am

    I think being a redhead is awesome! btw a tan is possible out of a bottle @least. (try jergens natural glow) it actally works :D
    Team Ginger

  118. Ciara (GINGER AND PROUD)

    On June 28, 2011 at 10:39 am

    i am a straberry blond haired 12 year old gal i get made fun of and called a lot of really hurtful names but i am proud to be a redhead because my mam has red hair all the adults tell me how nice my hair is its just da kidz dat are jealous!!!! GO GINGERS WE RULE DEATH TO PEOPLE WHO MAKE FUN OF US!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  119. REDHOT :D

    On July 2, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    Hey my name is Amy I love my ginger hair but I havn’t always ive only learned to love since about 2 or 3 years ago I still get bullied but i don’t care any more cos it proves im individual and deep down inside there just jealous. I love my skin not so much my freckles though and my friends love my hair aswell I got called a ginger princess one time made me happy for the rest of the day lol anyway don’t let the haters bring you down we are beutiful and have hair people would die for so keep on going and one day we will rule this word :D

  120. Aurban_moptop

    On July 10, 2011 at 9:39 am

    Haha Im a natural red head. I have been blessed with lovely aurban colour red and minimal freckles and light cream skin. Everywhere i go i get complements on my hair and asked if its natural and when i say yes, it becomes a oww and arrrh effect to all the people in ear shot range. I did get teased at school so much over it but I loved my hair. I think all natural red head should love their hair because so many people would love to have it. I also personally think alot of younger kids see you as a threat as well, because of the colour. I have had a few people over the years say that to me after they matured up. So enjoy and love the colour. Its rare and its a massive trend at the moment, be happy to be born with it and not dyed.

  121. Courtney

    On July 12, 2011 at 12:30 am

    I\’m a redhead! Woot woot! lol I used to not like being a redhead, but now that I\’ve gotten older (I\’m almost 18) I\’ve realized that my hair color\’s an important part of me, and without it, I just wouldn\’t be me. So I\’m kind of glad that I have it :)

  122. Alana

    On July 13, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    Im Ginger toooo!! :)

  123. nicole

    On July 24, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    im 16 years old and the only red head in my high school. i get picked on alot by boys but my girlfriends always tell me hoe pretty my hair is. a senior decided it wud be funny if he used a fire extinguisher on my head and yell “your head is on fire”…..yea not fun….

  124. Barb

    On July 27, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    Hello fellow Tician reds, strawberry blondes, redhaired ladies and gents!

    I sure wish there was a button on this site to at least vote down if not report crude and offensive remarks such as the little boys above.

    In my 60 years I have been called so many names, be it red fox, copperhead, big red, firebrand, orange, ginger, rusty, clairol lady, barbarossa, carrot top, whatever. I learned to be quite sharp tongued about it by necessity, otherwise these jokers will walk all over you.

    So I devised answers to the stupid phrases I would come to expect from about age 10 on to shield myself from the pain people attempted to inflict on me.

    Q: “Where’s the fire?” A: “In your mother’s kitchen”
    Q: “What’s up, copperhead?” A: “Wanna find out how one bite can kill you?”
    Q: “Your roof must be leaking, because your hair is rusting” A: “It’s copper, so it’s called patina, moron”
    Q “Another fox and no gun” A: Another idiot and no loony bin”
    Q: Are you red everywhere else?” A: “No, I’m white, seriously!”
    Q: “How can you have red hair, you’re not Irish!” “Shhh, I’m a covert agent”
    Q: I would never marry a redhead, because then my kids would be redheads” A: “I would never marry a fool because then my kids would be fools”
    Or a total stranger on the bus – at least 40 years my senior – tried to pick me up by saying I should get together with him as he “had a thing for redheads.” To which I responded that I didn’t have a thing for old geezers.
    And those who called me carrot top I usually correct stating that the tops of carrots are green.

    But seriously, it was no fun growing up “red”. Angel-faced blonde girls tried to beat me up for being “red”, and once my braids were literally set on fire behind my back ny a set of boys. I often swore that I would dye my hair black once I was old enough (my mother would not allow it when I was young).

    Now, I don’t mind it so much. In fact, my daughter has a mahogany streak of hair and my grandbaby has reddish golden locks. Famous painters mostly chose their subjects to be redhaired, as it is a better, warmer contrast than say dirty blonde, so we often see ourselves reflected in beautiful and valuable works of art. To my kids and grandkids I have always stressed the positive and would never tolerate anyone calling any of us names That is probably why they turned out so well balanced and tolerant toward others.

    Let’s celebrate Redhead Day International!

  125. Matthew Wymer

    On August 2, 2011 at 10:02 pm


    I’ve been interested in red heads for a while now and find myself drawn to them., sexually, I’m looking for a long term thing.

    Leave a comment here if you would like to get to know me more

  126. B Rankine

    On August 5, 2011 at 11:48 pm

    yeh, gingers unite, all 98 million of you!!!!

  127. B Rankine

    On August 6, 2011 at 12:08 am

    nah, am only joking, I love ginger people. I’m from Scotland so I don’t find gingers different, or unusual at all :) the only type of human I really hate is the troll!!! Am I right? if anything their the ones who have pale skin and can’t get a tan, cause their to busy inside on their wee laptops trollin’ on web pages and youtube

  128. Ellie

    On August 7, 2011 at 10:51 pm

    i’m a thirteen year old auburn haired girl with amber eyes and i’m right handed. i get teased by kids all the time mostly called ginger, and I have a bad temper when people make me mad. This one whore who i hate called my a ginger slut, even though she has slept with the entire football team. We got in a fight after she hit me and I broke her nose. I am a pround ginger!!!

  129. Matthew Wymer

    On August 9, 2011 at 8:08 am

    Will someone please get in touch with me, I’m 20 and crave the touch of a ginger!!!!

    I’m so depressed I really need someone!

  130. aaron skinner

    On September 20, 2011 at 2:44 pm

    yea i have naturally red hair i died it dark brown cause i wanted to see how it looks looks like crap

  131. aaron skinner

    On September 20, 2011 at 2:56 pm

    being a ginger is awesome but for me it is hard to get a gf cause i am ugly and they dont like my hair were i am from minnesota

  132. Red for the win

    On October 30, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    I love being a red haired person but some times i get called ranga which is really annoying :(

  133. GLORY

    On November 5, 2011 at 9:53 pm

    owwwww said as it is i hate my hair :( im 14 still havent have a bf not like im fat im the preesit ANd most popular …… oh what they hey go ginges….. we are the best:D

  134. Ronald Hamilton

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:12 am

    Red haired kids are the best. Fuck them until they bleed I say.

  135. Emma Harris

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:14 am

    Ronald wanna meet up with me sometime? I’m 12 years old would this be weird for you?

  136. Ronald Hamilton

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:15 am

    Not at all ! PM me, if you have a younger sister or brother bring them along too! :)

  137. Matthew Wymer

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:17 am

    I like ginger people. mmmmKay

  138. Daniel T

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:18 am

    Is it true that gingers don’t have souls?

    Do you all have freckles?

    p.s You all look like you have Downs.

  139. James Hamilton

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:19 am

    My mom walked in on me and my girlfriend having sex on the living room couch. This was the first time she ever met my mom, and now she’s too mortified to ever come back. How can I make this situation comfortable for everyone?

  140. Matthew Wymer

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:19 am

    First, you should apologize to your mother, assure her that you were having safe sex, and tell her how embarrassed your girlfriend is. After you’ve done that, you should talk to your girlfriend and let her know that everything is fine. Then offer to introduce her to your mother for real. If I were her, I’d be open and say something like, “Hi, Mrs. XYZ, I’m really sorry about how we met, but I’m hoping we can move past this,” with a big, friendly smile.

  141. Barry Bigknob

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:20 am

    Can you guys comment on my work? Thanks!

  142. James Hamilton

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:28 am

    It’s rare when a guy can make me come, but my vibrator has always done the job. Is it offensive to bring it out when I’m with a guy, assuming that he won’t be able get me off?

  143. Matthew Wymer

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:29 am

    Hell no! Let him know that you enjoy it, and want to enjoy it together with him. Show him how to use it on you so he can play a more proactive role. In my experience, guys\’ finding out you were faking an orgasm is far more devastating to their egos than a girl who knows what she wants and how she likes it.

  144. Max Cussans

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:31 am

    James a lot of guys get turned on when a woman takes control in the bedroom. By telling a guy exactly what he has to do to get you off, even if that includes using your vibrator, you can make it more exciting for him. If you\’re in a relationship, then you can bring it up like, \”Hey, why don\’t we try something a little different this time?\” When he sees how much you enjoy it, it\’ll be a lot easier for him to handle.

  145. Max Cussans

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:33 am

    People fuck, and unless your mom is of the no-sex-before-marriage ilk, she’s got to know that your sex life will not halt just because you’re under her roof. Have an awkward laugh about it with mom, then appeal to this girl’s sense of pride. Tell her that your parents will love her and that her many wonderful attributes will easily overshadow the incident.

  146. James Hamilton

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:34 am

    Would you guys advise me making love to a horse?

  147. Max Cussans

    On November 8, 2011 at 6:35 am

    Go for it mate, pics after please

  148. Stephen

    On November 9, 2011 at 12:21 am

    Im a natural red head got it from my mom and my grandmother also she is actually irish. My mom has 5 more other kids and i am the only one that came out with red hair at first i didnt like it cuz of all the teasing and what not but my mom always told me that i was unique and they were just jealous so it didnt bother me anymore i actually laughed at there jokes and just made them look like retards lol they wouuld just walk off and never did it again I love my red hair i have not had any trouble getting girl friends, I have a fiance\’ right now who is dark haired but have red tints in her hair and she also has family with red hair so chances of us making a kid with red hair is pretty good i think :) RED HEADS RULZ!!!! :)

  149. bubbles

    On December 19, 2011 at 3:22 am

    I have strawberry brown hair, is that considered red? Both my sisters have red hair (big surprise we’re scottish) and in my family its always been refered to as brown, although other people always ask if i have red hair. Wierd about the pain, i actually have a pain disorder, lol!

  150. Daniel Nolan

    On January 4, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    Hi all,

    I brought a ginger to my shed the other day and we had a great time.

    The problem is my bed sheets are now orange, I got such a fright I hit the cunt with a spade, shes now not moving :( any ginger shamans out there that know how to revive a ginger nut?

  151. Max Cussans

    On January 4, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    lol red heads. GG

  152. Max Cussans

    On January 4, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    Q: What do gingers miss most about a great party?

    A: The invitation.

  153. Max Cussans

    On January 4, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    Q: Why did God invent colour blindness?
    A: So someone will fancy the ginger kids.

  154. dana

    On February 6, 2012 at 8:04 pm

    dana d. or as everyone knows me as danish (my nickname)

    i am a strawberry blonde. i love my hair color and get lots of complements, from everyone.

  155. Redhead

    On March 9, 2012 at 11:38 am

    hey, I’m a redhead (color titian, not the “ginger” type)
    I am fucking proud of it.
    Redheads UNITE and RULE THE WORLD
    UMAD blondes, brunettes, black-haired people, and EVERYONE ELSE?

    redheads, unite<3

  156. Ginger Ninja

    On March 15, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    Ginger people are amazing.♥
    From a proud ginger.

  157. bella101

    On April 11, 2012 at 1:25 am

    I went out with a redhead he started talking to me like we were marryed. >:(

  158. Alice

    On May 2, 2012 at 11:27 am

    Im redhead and I hate it :( It makes me so unconsious and people call me names and have prejudices of my personality… And nah.. I don’t know what to doooooo.. -.-

  159. Tonya

    On May 3, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    I am a natural red head \”strawberry blonde\” and hated my hair growing up begging my mother at age 14teen to change the color.. but when i saw my baby girl being borning and that red hair I feel in love with it. some of the facts on here are not true. and most the ones I have read on other sites makes me laugh. But I am proud to be a red head and my 5 year old daughter getts so many people that say they want her hair color, which makes her feel so good. My whole family is basicly red heads but I also have a son that is dirty blonde. be proud to be a red head we different!

  160. ninja ginga

    On May 6, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    I didnt ask to be ginger i just got lucky!

  161. ginga ninja

    On May 6, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    I didnt ask to be ginger i just got lucky!

  162. Lakendra

    On May 16, 2012 at 2:32 am

    I’m left-handed with brown eyes and naturally red hair and freckles. I dont mind my freckles people say that they are cute all the time.. People either compliment my hair or freckles. And yes it does get annoying. I’ve been saying thank you since I can remember. As far as getting a boyfriend that was not an issue.. too much attention was given. We are one of a kind!! RED HEADS ROCK! :-)

  163. Chloe

    On June 17, 2012 at 3:55 am

    im a natural redhead. i have blueish greenish greyish eyes and am right handed.i get called ginger,but that doesnt really annoy me. though i hate being called a leprechaun.another annoying thing is when people point out the fact that i have red hair and freckles, its like they dont realize i already know that XD oh 13 and the only person in my school with curly red hair, there are others with straight red hair but not curly.and i hate when people (which they often do) tell me to straighten my hair.but other than that i dont really mind having red hair.and im considered to be quite funny and am very sarcastic.and actually i can tolerate pain quite well.

  164. JD

    On August 27, 2012 at 6:46 pm

    I’m a male in Canada and was born with auburn hair. It was pretty annoying when I was younger but not because people bugged me but more because I didn’t look like anyone else. Thankfully I’ve always been athletic so I was able to fit in well with the guys, not many problems with the ladies either. One thing I’ve noticed is a sensitivity to cold, it really bites into me! Other than that I’ve always been reasonably strong for my size but I don’t know if that has anything to do with the mutated gene or not. My wife’s hair is red as well (I prefer redheads) but our son has mainly brown hair with some red highlights.

    Cheers my fellow redheads:)

  165. Lindsey

    On September 12, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    I too am a redhead :) one thing I’ve embraced as a redhead is that being one of a kind in a sea of 50-100 people (office staff) who are not redheaded is that it can be intimidating but that half the time they are actually envious. Many times they tell me how they wished they had my hair and several jokingly asked if they could cut my tresses and make themselves a wig. For sure being different hair colour wise makes it easier to take liberty in being odd in general. When people say “girl you are crazy” I smile and say “aren’t all redheads” :) (technically not true)

  166. alcofunk

    On September 29, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Yoo I’m 20, ginger with bright blue eyes! Boom, but here’s the thing, people don’t call me ginger anymore, here’s my problem! As a kid I had bright ginger orange hair, got called all sorts of names but I dealt with it, always loved my hair! But at around 14 my hair turned a kinda gold ginger, was very shiney, and then at 18 it was still the same but seemed to be getting darker…and now I’m 20 my hair is like a dark browny ginger with a slight golden hint, does anyone know why this has happened? Lol I got scottish english and irish ansestory, most my family has some kinda ginger hair, so yeah I may not look like one but in a ginger at heart!

  167. clovis

    On December 27, 2012 at 6:47 pm

    I live in Chile ( not red haired people here) I have brown hair, but since i was a little child i told my mom that i will marry a red hair boy someday, I didn’t know why i used to say that, and i have continued thinking that through all my life, but I had naver had a red hair boyfriend and I had never met one. A year ago i met a guy by chat and we just started chatting no web cam, and i inmediately fell in love with him, two months after we met, we saw by cam in skype, i was sure i was in love with him and him with me, when I saw him that first time I understood everything. He is red haired. We are crazy and love and i can’t wait to have a red hair baby.

  168. Gingergurl1999

    On December 28, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    Hey guys. Im also a redhead like you all. :) Even though im just a teenager, i love my red hair. Guys also love it to. ;) When a guy called me firecrotch, all i said was “Aww. Thanks.” Then i smiled and walked away. 2 weeks later, he asked me out. Lol. So ya, you will never know what can happen to our SPECIAL race. :) Looking forward to meeting you all when we take over the world. :) See ya! Love you! :)

  169. Gingergurl1999

    On December 28, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    Hey guys. Im also a redhead like you all. :) Even though im just a teenager, i love my red hair. Guys also love it to. ;) When a guy called me firecrotch, all i said was \”Aww. Thanks.\” Then i smiled and walked away. 2 weeks later, he asked me out. Lol. So ya, you will never know what can happen to our SPECIAL race. :) Looking forward to meeting you all when we take over the world. :) See ya! Love you! :)

  170. John A

    On February 1, 2013 at 4:10 pm

    OK….I’m a Red Head (dark – Auburn color) and green eyes. Additionally, 60 years old. Like many of you, I didn’t like being a redhead when i was younger – some teasing – and the such…but fortunately we all grow up and that does go away.

    Now at 60 all the same people LOVE my red hair and wish they had red hair to…WHY YOU ASK, becasue most of them now have GREY hair or no hair at all – something that doesn’t happen to us red heads…..we keep our hair and it holds it color.

    We are a very special few….be proud of your hair and I’ll GUARANTEE when all your friends hair is grey or gone, your friends too will be very envious…….Also, I have had a LOT of people (especially girls) tell me now that they wished their hair was red all along………We’re special…..accept it…..

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