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Redhead Facts

Historically, people have always been afraid yet fascinated with the unknown. Since they rarely occur in nature, redheads have faced many stigmas throughout history.

Often associated with magic and the supernatural, many cultures define red hair in different ways. However, how much of it is actually true? Watch on to find out why Redheads are so rare in our Redhead Facts video!

0:33 Redheads are more likely to be left-handed.
0:55 The ancient Greeks believed that redheads could become vampires.
1:14 Gingerphobia refers to the fear of people with red hair.
1:30 Mark Twain once stated that people with red hair come from cats.
1:48 A common belief states that redheads could become extinct in the next 100 years.
2:17 Red hair is often more difficult to dye.
2:44 Dark hair can turn red in the case of severe protein deficiency.
3:16 Redheads may be more prone to developing Parkinson’s Disease.
3:45 The Neanderthals may have had the red hair gene as well.
4:05 Hitler forbade those with red hair to marry.
4:19 Redheads were once commonly sacrificed in Egypt.
4:36 Ancient Rome valued redheaded slaves much more than dark-haired ones.
5:00 Redheads don’t typically experience greying hair.
5:22 The supposed first wife of Adam, Lilith, was said to have red hair.
5:38 Women with red hair require more anesthesia to make them sleep.
6:02 Satan is often portrayed with red hair.
6:19 Some scholars believe that Adam had red hair.
6:41 Some parts of Africa still believe that redheads are connected to witches.
6:56 Some artistic renditions of Adam and Eve depict Eve with red hair.
7:17 Women with red hair bruise easier than women who do not.
7:39 History is full of redheads.
7:59 Pagan Witches would dye their hair red to perform certain rituals.
8:25 Bees like redheaded people more than other hair colors.
8:41 Some legends state that red hair came from Atlantis.
9:06 Redheads with blue eyes are the rarest genetic combination.
9:35 A play once stated that the perfect poison includes the fat of a redheaded man.
10:00 Tiziano Vecelli painted redheads so much that he became associated with the color red.
10:27 Women with red hair are more sexually active compared to other colored-haired women.
10:47 Redheads are more sensitive to changes in temperature.
11:03 Redheads have fewer strands of hair than the average person.

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