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. Riverdale 's resident redhead is very proud of her cherry locks and even recorded a funny PSA in support of all redheads.
When Ariel first splashed onto movie theater screens nationwide nearly 30 years ago, the heroine of Disney's animated film "The Little Mermaid" had a distinctive look. Enormous blue eyes dominated a porcelain-skinned face framed by a luxurious mane of bright red hair. Her only article of clothing was a purple bra top made of seashells, and instead of legs, she sported a light green fish tail.
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That's approximately million people. That's according to a study by a German sex researcher who found that 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.
Are you a redhead? Are you one of those special people whose hair ranges from pale strawberry blonde, through fiery red, to light auburn and chestnut? However, following the importation of oranges, the color orange was adopted, but too late for redheads!
The first recorded evidence of this was from Dr. Augustin Galopin in his book, Le Parfum de la Femme. One of his theories was that every woman gave off a specific bouquet of scents based solely on hair color.
Throughout history, redheads have been feared and revered, loathed and adored, degraded and exalted. No other single human trait has provoked such a dichotomy of emotions in such a large number of fellow humans. It is as boiling is to freezing or despair is to hope.
They're fiery and dangerous, or they're clownish and weak. They're total geeks in public, but they're wild in the bedroom. They don't have souls, so they'll steal yours. The list of myths and stereotypes about redheads go on and on, showing just how stigmatized people with this unique phenotype really are.