Hair colors are a trademark of our ethnicity. It defines where in the world we came from. Did you know that there are rare hair colors? who knows you might have them. Here are the 5 rarest hair colors in the world that you should know!
Hair dye has always been a trend. Most women love to color their hairs with different colors. Some make it more colorful which gives you a more playful and younger look. Those who have dark hair enjoys dying their hair with light colors and those who with light colored hairs prefer the dark ones. Though hair dye is very common, you may want to know about what are the types of hair are their in the world, where did the color of your originated.
1. Black Hair
People who have this hair color are mostly from Asia and Africa which most of them also have a brown or dark skin color. Some people from America and Europe also have black hair but unlike in Asia and Africa, only a small amount of their population have black hair.
Black hair is actually common because 75% of the population has it. If you have black hair, you are most probably wanting to shade it with brown hair or the likes but you should appreciate it if you have pure black hair.
Did you know that in history, a tribe should have their specific hairstyle? In the early era in African-American culture, your hairstyle identifies your standing in their society. When a man or a woman doesn’t do their hairstyle, they are assumed that they are mentally ill. This tradition was stopped and new definitions for hair were applied. (Source: Untangling The Roots of Black Hair in America)
2. Brown Hair
This hair color is most common in America, Europe, and Canada. It is also found in some parts of Asia but only a small amount. 10-11 percent of the world population have this hair color. Although it has a small percentage of people who have this hair color, it’s the most demanded one because it looks elegant and can match with so many fashion trends.
Having a natural brown hair is a gift when you are surrounded by people who has black hair and some may even envy you because you dont have to dye your hair which causes severe damage. You should then know the techniques how to do hair care routines.
Brown hair is also called brunette which originated in the french word “brunet” which means “brown-haired”. This term was derived from the Proto-Indo-European root (the common ancestor of the European language family). As the meaning became modernized, It has been typically known or referred to as a woman who has brown hair. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_hair)
You are lucky enough to have blonde hair because only 3% of the world population has this. You are more likely to have blonde hair if you have a light skin color. You will find people with blonde hair in America and Europe. This is the most commercialized hair color so most people with black and brown hair want to dye their hair blonde. Since most celebrities in movies and TV shows look beautiful with blonde hair, it is common for people to desire this hair color.
Blonde hair is like a trademark for celebrities. So many people dye their hair to look more beautiful. Blonde hair dying is common for people who have black hair. They even want to make their skin lighter just to match a blonde hair
Did you know that there’s a high percentage of men that prefer blonde hair ladies? There is a study that most men think that girls with blonde hair are more attractive, healthy, and youthful. This is a reason why girls with darker hair are often stereotyped leading them into changing their hair colors. (Source: https://bit.ly/3z6lAIi)
4. Red Hair
Red hair is the rarest of all hair colors. It’s just nearly 2% of the world population. They are mostly found in Ireland and Scotland which is just a small amount in Europe. Having red hair is actually genetic so it’s natural that only a few percentage has it.
Since red hairs are the rarest of all hair colors, there are some celebrrities who are very proud to have them like, Ed Sheeran, Rupert Grint, Nicole Kidman, and Lindsay Lohan
In medeival period, it was believed that a red hair was a mark of beastly sexual desire and moral degeneration. During middle agaes, they were thoughtto be witches, warewolf or vampires. (Source: https://bit.ly/3rcZb9j)
5. Gray Hair
Gray hairs are common for people who are starting to age. Approximately, when you reach the age of 50, your hair will start to become gray naturally. This is because our hair folicles are slowly dying which means the melanin in our starts fading that makes it more transaparent.
There are also some youngsters who experience having gray hair. This is usually because of their genes. For some, the cause is unhealthy habbits and uncontrolable stress.
Smoking causes our hair folicles to shrink and die that’s why people who have a habbit of smoking are more prone on having gray hair even at a young age. We should then learn healthy habbits to maintain our youthful look. (Source: https://bit.ly/3z1eLaI)
There is nothing wrong if you spend some dollars for having your desired hair color as long as you enjoy it. Some people choose to do their DIY because it’s much cheaper but don’t forget to appreciate your natural hair color. There are also lots of video tutorials online so why not try it?
Choosing the right hair color for you can be a bit tricky sometimes. Some people even take their hair as their treasures so they give it the best hairstyle. Don’t forget that your personality can also be seen with the type of your hairstyle. So just be it! Be confident with your style!