By Susannah Cahalan. December 2, am Updated December 7, am. Amy Adams is a lucky woman. Martins , out now, by scarlet-haired writer Erin La Rosa. Research indicates that redheads have higher thresholds for pain and need less vitamin D than the rest of us thanks to the MC1R gene mutation, which gives their hair its hue.
The truth about redheads
Science shows redheads have genetic superpowers
Redheads feel a different kind of pain
If you want to make the year you take control of your tresses and make sure your crowning glory looks its finest all year long, we can help. We've called on the experts at Hession Hairdressing for a series of pieces on how to care for your hair. We've already looked after the brunettes and the blondes, now it's the turn of the redheads! From soft auburn tresses to spicy tangerine locks red hair is most definitely on trend this season!
Presently, thanks in large part to Ed Sheeran , all signs seem to further suggest that redheaded men will continue to procreate and fulfill their genetic duty to keep the fire burning. Obviously, for ginger men in particular, this newfound confidence is in many ways still kindling after centuries of ginger hate. The Tudor chronicler Richard Stanyhurst would have seen it as proof-positive that somewhere in my past I had bastardly Scythian blood; while 19th-century anthropologists would have seen it as a sign that my ancestors had been Vikings. So why has it taken so long for us regular, genetically unremarkable folk, to acknowledge our ill will toward the gingers? Today's GingerOfTheDay!