Redheads in Your Family?

Science Dump posted this video from Buzz Feed today, and I thought it was worth sharing:

I don’t know how accurate the facts presented here are, but they generated some interesting conversation on Facebook, especially among my red-headed friends!

For the record, I also seem to be almost impervious to anesthesia, which frustrates the heck out of my dentist. And my red-headed cousin went gray long before I did… maybe having 3 kids helped her along?

Elizabeth is a genealogy and family history researcher, writer, and consultant. She is easily bribed with coffee and chocolate chip cookies.


  1. My mother was a Red head and I was a red head. Bleached my hair for over 20 years and last September I decided to stop. Its been hard and difficult to not give in and color. My hair color has grown and is still growing back red with grave highlights. I think I like it so far.
    My hair has always been THICK. My eyes are BLUE.
    I think this may not be a myth. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Happy Blog Anniversary from a proud res head who had a red haired Mom & who has two red haired brothers.

    • A belated thank-you, Colleen! I have a cousin who is also a redhead, and wears it proudly! :-)


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