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National Redhead Day-History, About, Facts

National Redhead Day

National Redhead Day, a day that sets the chance for people to have red hair. You often might see guys or girls with red hair among your friends or surroundings. They are known as odd men or women. This is one of the rarest hair colors in the world. This day remarks the people with red hair to celebrate the day on their way. The red color indicates they are very short-tempered and ferocious.

National Redhead Day-Date

the National Redhead Day is celebrated on November 5, across the world among people with red hair, not an official holiday though.

About the Red Head People And The Day


only 2% of the world’s population has Red hair. They are considered as the hair minority. Thousands of people gather at a place to celebrate the annual Red Head Day. It seems like a family reunion when they come together to celebrate the day. The frequency of red hair people is high in northern and northwestern Europe. Their red hair symbolizes passion and fiery personality. Actually, it is a beautiful gift for people with red hair from mother nature.



People with Red hair usually used to be bullied or mocked. The concept of remarking a day for people with red hair is very recent. It was 2005 when a day was declared as the festival to celebrate Red Head day in the Netherlands. There came people from 80 different countries to celebrate the day; Of course only people with red hair. The annual Red Hair Day concept is a further recent concept. It was first introduced in August 2015 by a man and woman who are the co-founder of the webpage “HOW TO BE A REDHEAD”. This day is also known as the ‘ginger head day’. The initiative was inspired to defend the bully to the people with red hair. The aim was to create a day that powers the red hair people to protect themselves from the bully.


Interesting Facts Of Red Head Day

#. people with red hair and blue or green eyes are of the rarest category of the world. The odds of a person having both of those recessive traits is around 0.17%. Instead, most redheads have brown, hazel, or green eyes.
#Researchers believe redheads are more sensitive to pain because of a mutation in a gene (MC1R) that affects hair color. A 2004 study showed that redheads, on average, need about 20% more general anesthesia than people with dark hair or blonde color. Snow white in age
Redheads are less likely to go grey. The pigment in red hair typically fades over time from red to blonde and white, but not grey.

#There are proportionately more redheads featured in commercials. A 2014 study found that 30% of ads during primetime hours included someone with red hair. Perhaps, it’s because of the rare hair shade that makes them stand out from the rest!

#Redheads produce more Vitamin D in a shorter amount of time than people with other hair colors. Can they give us some of their superpowers?

#A study from the British Journal of Cancer found that men with naturally red hair were 54% less likely to develop prostate cancer, compared to other men with blond, brown or black hair.

#Red hair holds its pigment tighter than any other hair color. Red strands need to have their pigment stripped before being dyed by bleaching which, of course, damages the hair. More of a reason why natural redheads should never dye their gorgeous mane!

#According to a study by a German sex researcher, 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. The redhead men were not questioned though!

#Each strand of red hair is generally thicker than other shades which compensates for the fact that redheads have less hair. They have – on average – 90,000 strands while blondes have 110,000, and brunettes have 140,000.

#Recessive traits often happen in pairs so commonly people with the gene for red hair also possess the trait for left-handedness.


Make sure to celebrate your red hair a little extra or make sure you tell a redhead in your life how amazing they are on National Redhead Day. Our world will not be the same without them!


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