Historically, people with red hair, unfairly targets the most fanciful urban legends, face discrimination. Yet in recent months, the wind seems to turn red and is all red carpets. Now or never to put the record straight and debunk certain received ideas. The whole truth about the red.
During the spring-summer 2016 Fashion Week parades, red has become a strong trend, and many personalities, like Katy Perry and Sienna Miller, for that will ignite incandescent color. After being ostracized and mocked, red they finally take their revenge?Reviewing what makes them so special.
THERE ARE ONLY 2% OF THE WORLD
The red represents only two percent of the world population. They are, without surprises, more present among the native peoples of North and Western Europe. Scotland is the country that has the highest rate of freckles in the world: 13% of the population between the hair auburn and strawberry blonde.Then come Ireland, which has 10% and France 5%.
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Being a true red is not given to everyone! We must first have the gene carrier parents. Based on the work of the researcher in dermatology Jonathan Rees in 1997, the MC1R gene mutation that gave birth to the red hair would have appeared between 80,000 and 30,000 years BC But that’s not all: even though this condition is met and parents are carriers of the gene, there is 25% chance for the child to be red, even if it must inherit the gene.
THEY PRODUCE MORE VITAMIN
The redhead skin contains a small concentration of melanin. She is very pale and worried more ultraviolet rays than fair or dark skin. However, it produces more vitamin D when there is little light.Redheads are also more sensitive to cold and heat.
THERE ARE UNDER THE OTHER HAIR
Brown with an average of 140,000 hairs on the head, blonde 110,000. Redheads, for their part, would do 90,000. However, they compensate by a thicker and stronger hair texture. They also retain their pigmentation longer and are less likely to turn gray.They often go through a rosy blond before seeing them become white hair. Because of this strong pigmentation, they find it much more difficult however to dye hair.
SULPHUR THEY BECOME MORE THAN OTHERS
The redhead hair coloring comes from a synthesis of melanin called pheomelanin, which also makes them more susceptible than other red UV. From it also comes the prejudice that redheads have an unpleasant odor. Pheomelanin indeed contains nearly 10% of sulfur, which gives the perspiration of a red skin a slightly different odor than other.
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LESS WELL THEY REACT TO ANASTHESIE
A study of Outcomes Research Consortium should be red-19% more gas for general anesthesia.Explanation: in the red people, the melanocortin receptor functions less well, resulting in increasing a hormone that stimulates, among others, pain centers. Redheads are therefore more sensitive than others to the pain.
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL REDHEAD
You have only to think has among other Julianne Moore, Christina Hendricks, Jessica Chastain, Julia Roberts, Blake Lively
THE SHOWS 2015-2016 FLOODED OF ROUSSE
Whether at Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Gucci, Chloe and Jacquemus, red models were all the fashion shows spring-summer 2016 Fashion Week. Among them are new faces as Varya and Madison Shutova Stubbington but also tops installed in the image of Irina Kravchenko or Magdalena Jasek and its galaxy of freckles. For several seasons too, squirrel and copper highlights are trends hairstyle Stars adopt without complexes. Also, a German magazine devoted entirely to those made red appearance last summer, with the aim to introduce the cultivation of red and restore their confidence. Its name: MC1R.
NEXT JAMES BOND MAY BE ROUX
Daniel Craig recently told the magazine Time Out: « I prefer to break the glass and slashing my wrists rather than thinking about one fifth James Bond. » And it is the British actor (and red) Damian Lewis,already in the cast of the series Homeland, which is tipped to replace him in the role of the double zero agent Sept. Stay tuned.