Reasons Why You Should Date A Redhead #No.10 Is Hot!

Last updated on March 29, 2024 by Michelle Devani

The redhead is a term for a person with natural red hair color. The red hair color varies from deep burgundy to burnt orange and strawberry blond. Among the whole human population, red hair occurs only in 1-2%. Although it occurs more often (2–6%) in people of northern or western European ancestry, the other ethnicities may have it too, but less frequently.

Indeed, Ireland is at the top for the highest percentage of natural redheads, with 10% while Scotland comes in second with 6%. Most commonly people with redheaded have two copies of a recessive allele on chromosome 16. This chromosome produces an altered version of the melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R) protein. MC1R is one of the key proteins that's responsible for regulating mammalian skin and hair color.

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The redhead is rare. If you ever found one, you shouldn't let them go. You should try your best to treat them right. There are some things that make redheads are different, and can be the one you should go on a date with. These are reasons why you should date a redhead. You'll be convinced that you choose the right one.

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1. A Redhead Is Beautiful

Redhead girls are so breathtakingly beautiful. The combination of the red hair, pale skin, and the freckles is a perfection. The pale skin makes them look like a fairy comes down from the cloud. Countless freckles ornament the flawless skin. Their hair looks like a fire that warms your heart in the middle of the woods in a cold winter. This kind of beauty is one of the hardest to find. Once you find her, you will know what it feels like to witness something that is one in a million. She can make you feel like you're the luckiest man in the world.

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2. A Redhead Can Be Your Cutest 'Ginger'

a redhead can be your cutest ginger

A redhead with pale skin and freckles are often called as a ginger. This term is more familiar in teenager and kids for making fun of their redhead friends. The redhead boys or girls with pale skin, freckles, glasses, and braces are a classic image of nerds. It indeed sounds like a bullying, but not really. People like to call others for their appearances. Being a ginger doesn't always mean that they are a nerd. The truth is that a ginger is unique.

Being a ginger doesn't always mean that they are so close to looking like a nerd. The truth is that a ginger is unique. A ginger girl, with freckles in her cheeks, are incredibly cute. They are that kind of girls who will look at you with their cute puppy eyes while asking you for something and you just can't say no.

3. They Are More Sensitive To Hot And Cold Sensation

There are some physical traits that make redheads different than other people. It's been understood that their pale skins make them more sensitive to sun exposure. Somehow, this also leads to the fact that they are more likely to be sensitive to cold and hot sensation.

Research shows that redheads are more sensitive to thermal pain, with their bodies capable of changing temperature much quicker. Also, in surgery, redheads might require approximately 20% more anesthesia than people with the other hair colors. The exact reason for this is unknown, but some thought that a link to the mutated MC1R gene could have something to do to with its effectiveness.

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4. Redhead's Hairs Don't Turn Gray

Red hair retains its natural pigment a lot longer than other shades. This will make redheads stay red-haired longer when the other people with the other hair colors haves turned gray. Instead of going gray, the red hairs simply fades with age through a glorious spectrum of faded copper to rosy-blonde colors, then to silvery-white when the time comes. The good thing about this is that redheads will look younger than they actually are. How many people try hard to always look young? The redheads don't even need to try.

5. Redheads Will Always Stay Natural

redheads will always stay natural

Due to the stronger pigment the red hair holds, it will be harder to dye the hair different colors. If redheads want to dye their hair to any other color, it would only have a noticeable difference after bleaching the hair beforehand. The color won’t take it any other way.

Moreover, bleaching is just bad news for hair. Anyway, red hair is much more fragile than other shades anyway. But, why want to dye that coolest shade anyway? Anyone with other hair shades will wish they have the red hair naturally. You will see your redhead partner stays natural all the time. They don't have to try to look good. They are perfect just the way they are.

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6. A Redhead Can Generate Their Own Vitamin D

Due to the paleness, redhead skin is very sensitive. They burn more easily under the sun. However, the paleness isn't something to be less proud of. The redhead skins actually have their own way to protect themselves. Redheads can’t absorb sufficient amount of Vitamin D because of the low concentrations of eumelanin in their body.

Nevertheless, this lower melanin-concentration means that redheads can handily produce their own Vitamin D within their body when exposed to low light conditions. Burning easily might be bad news for pale skin when thinking about going out on a sunny day, but there's no more to worry about. You and your redhead date can have a summer trip without panic. Just don't forget to wear sunscreen to filter out the bad impact of the sunlight.

7. They Can Pull Their Partner's Protective Side

they can pull their partner's protective side

Another distinguished character of redheads is that they are also more likely to bruise. They have normal blood counts and coagulate blood like others, but a 2006 study discovered that they bruise more easily. Somehow, this makes them get used to getting a bruise. They may bruise from a scratching their skin too hard or hitting a hard surface. They assume that's normal cause they've experienced it often.

This, somehow, will grow the redhead's protective instinct to guard themselves against anything that will cause them bruise. This also pulls the redhead's significant other to protect them and not let them get hurt.

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8. Red Hair And Blue Eyes Is The Rarest Combination In The World

The combination of having both red hair and blue eyes is so rare. It's because blue eye color is also a recessive trait. Both parents must carry the gene for a child to have it. Red hair occurs naturally in one to two percent of the human population, while blue eyes only occur in 17 percent of the world's population. Most of the redheads have brown, hazel, or green eyes. So, if your lover is a redhead and has blue eyes, you're lucky.

9. People With Red Hair Are More Likely To Be Left-Handed

Recessive traits often occur in pairs. So, most commonly people with the gene for red hair also possess the trait for left-handedness. For you people who like the idea that 'lefty' is cool and think it will be a good thing to date them, there you go. Red hair, blue eyes, and left-handed, is your life complete yet?

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10. Redheaded Girls Are Pretty 

There are too many examples of how beautiful the redhead girls are. Some redhead actresses are not ones to forget. Emma Stone from the movie Easy A, Amy Adams who plays in Catch Me if You Can, Isla Fisher who stars the movie Confession of a Shopaholic, and Holland Roden from the show Teen Wolf, are some actresses who are natural redheads. Their beauties are naturally undeniable. Don't need much make-up and hair-do they look stunning just the way they are. Thus, now you know why you should date a redhead lover.

11. Ed Sheeran Is One Of The Redheads You All Love

The famous singer Ed Sheeran had suffered from getting bullied when he was younger. Red hair and big glasses weren't the materials for being popular. Ed says that being called as a ginger was actually the making of him. He said that he thinks everyone goes through a bit of bullying at school. But, he thinks that it ends up being positive if people get picked on for certain things. Now, Ed Sheeran is a successful musician who has won awards. He made his career path broader to U.S. market through an appearance on Taylor Swift's song Everything Has Changed from hit album 'Red'. We are all so familiar with his romantic songs played on TV, radio, and the internet. Finally, this is a proof that a redhead is amazing.

12. Your Kind Of Caring Lover

Something about the redheads' sensitivity may bring some good things in a relationship. They will recognize if there's something changing in their partners. Just from a little touch, they will know that their partner may catch a cold and will take care of them so they can get well. So, the redheads can be a caring lover for you. They will treat you right until you get better cause they know how it feels.

13. A Redhead Girl Can Go Perfectly Without Any Makeup Yet Still Look Gorgeous

a redhead girl can go perfectly without any makeup yet still look gorgeous

14. A Redhead Is Perfectly Unique In Their Look, So It's Perfect

15. You May Find One From Europe!

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Well, everyone, those are 15 reasons why you should date a redhead. Along with their uniqueness, they are wonderful. They can be the best person we know. Moreover, they can be the great person to date. You will be so lucky to have them in your life. Once you find one that loves you and treat you right, you should never let them go. They're one of a kind. In case you ever heard, always spread love on every corner!

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Michelle Devani
My name is Michelle Devani, and I've been helping people with their relationships since 2003. In 2017 I decided it was about time I started a blog on the topic, and since then more than 2 million people worldwide have read my relationship advice. Drop me a comment below to let me know what you think.
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