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Since 1971, studies have been conducted on how people judge women based on their hair color. Spoiler alert: blondes don't always have more fun. Share this on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1FU5Vga Share this on Twitter: http://youtu.be/Ev97u2CzuQE Subscribe: http://bit.ly/1l8JXv3 On the web: http://www.stuffmomnevertoldyou.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/momstuffpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StuffMomNeverToldYou Google+: http://bit.ly/1kNchOQ Tumblr: http://stuffmomnevertoldyou.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/stuffmomnevertoldyou# Join Cristen to get down to the business of being a woman and all the Stuff Mom Never Told You about bodies, boys and the female brain. Sources: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Marilyn_Helms/publication/233071959_Hair_Color_Stereotyping_and_CEO_Selection_in_the_United_Kingdom/links/0fcfd5101820677f18000000.pdf http://repository.wcsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1072&context=ssj http://www.acrwebsite.org/volumes/gender/v06/Paper%2033%20%28p%20%20355%29.pdf https://books.google.com/books?id=mHTLBB1xhcEC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/9788039/Bullied-and-worse-for-being-ginger.html
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Patricia the booke (1 month ago)
Brunette hair is the greatest hair color ever.
Eric Mendenhall (1 month ago)
Seems like a ploy to gain attention and stand out. Everyone is so consumed with themselves and how amazing they are. I see people saying they do it to express themselves, but what exactly are you expressing? Maybe I sound ignorant, but by all means enlighten me. Im trying to understand this trend/fad.
Hrishi Alda (1 month ago)
I find black hair much sexier
Hrishi Alda (1 month ago)
How do you make that cute mouth and cute face expression😍😍
Sylvain Todd (1 month ago)
I'm a redhead and can guarantee we are not all having more sex.
Jade_is_too_colorful (2 months ago)
I’ve got naturally brown hair that’s dyed mostly green. The dye looked a lot more blue when I first had it done. I long time ago it was pink and before I had it side shaved I looked like a literal cloud.
Omni Chrome (2 months ago)
Well, I was born with dark brown hair that most people called “black”. I started going grey and 18 (yes, that’s some aggressive pre-mature graying). In my 20’s I dyed it medium brown and auburn. I tried dying it black, but it was meh. As my natural hair became lighter, my hair color got lighter (and also shorter). For a while I was blond, but I also had a crew-cut. Then I accidentally ended up with orange hair and liked it. My hair was orange until I just gave up on dying it. Now it’s grey.
zerox505 (3 months ago)
Look at all these women with mental illnesses
純粋 (4 months ago)
I like my brown hair. I also wouldn't mind if my hair skipped the "gray" phase and went completely white like it has been since I turned 18. Progressively whiter and whiter hair and I haven't turned 30 yet 😦
Laura L Cochard (4 months ago)
I beg to differ!!!! LOL Me too.
Misty Garrett (4 months ago)
Marlyn Monroe was originaly brown haired
Doggo the Dude Distroyer (5 months ago)
i have light blond hair and i HATE it. so i dye it brown
yerowww666 (6 months ago)
meh. i mean with every woman ever coming from a bottle the only thing i am impressed by is natural redheads. healthy long hair of any color is probably the best way to get my attention. also, i am a firm believer in women with weird hair(dreads, undershaves, fried by color) being special snowflakes and women with short hair just being plain boring as fuck.
SoftPinkSky (6 months ago)
My hair is blue, once a little girl asked me if I was a mermaid
ganesh chiram (7 months ago)
You missed colorless heads I mean no hair women 😬
Lacey Aspholm (9 months ago)
As a red head I get a lot of lewd comments. "Do the drapes match the carpet?" Also, why the eff does everyone think the 'classic' "red-headed stepchild" 'joke' is funny? It's neither funny nor original, so stop.
Fancy Egg (9 months ago)
I can't figure out what is my hair colour. I'm 13 and my most of my hair is dark reddish brown but under my bangs are strands of blonde and grey hair. Plus, my hair's completely natural!! I'm really weird.
Michael Skinner (10 months ago)
Not everyone likes blonde. And not everyone can see some reds..... And I'd rather see a girl as She Is. That shows she's willing to be vulnerable. Or at least honest👌 Just be careful with that last one. Some women take pride in coloring their hair and That can Backfire😓
arabella-grace brown (1 year ago)
my green hair means "I'm a Joker fan" or "I'm a nature fairy" dependig on my mood 😂
Maddie P (1 year ago)
If I dye my hair it's because I like that color
Alison Jordan (1 year ago)
I'm a redhead and yes I can be short tempered.
Hilary Benoit (1 year ago)
I have red hair.
Rose Quill (1 year ago)
When the dye (usually blue or green or red) is washed out of my hair more guys tend to ask me out but when it's dyed I notice that it doesn't happen as much and is usually when i get a girlfriend
Christoper Fantone (1 year ago)
I say go pink.
Rasverix Xyleighraq (1 year ago)
I think my dark Brown hairs says I have a high level of both Dominant melanins (Black and Greyish) and a low recessive Melanin (Red). It also along with my other features accentuates my mixed race ancestry, I was born with a chunk of grey hair which people rarely notice and that says I'm Unique.
I admit it... ...I am both a natural ginger and a South Park fanatic with Cartman-like impulsivity. I am a disgrace to the world... ... yet, at the same time, *I AM the best of both worlds* (cue the Hannah Montana music)
Unbelibubbles (1 year ago)
Dark brown hair means: _______________ see? Nothing.
Amy Armitage (1 year ago)
So am I a mix of EVERY SINGLE personality?! IS THAT POSSIBLE?!!!!
FierceJudah2 (1 year ago)
am i the only boy with long jet black hair?XD
Elizabeth Navarre (1 year ago)
I only hate redheads because I'm so jealous of them... so gorgeous! Spoken by a brunette with subtle natural streaks of blonde and black in caramel colored hair.
Dr. Sid (1 year ago)
The funny thing is I'm a brunette girl but I am blonde at heart because although I'm brunette, I have all the traits of a stereotypical blonde. I am a cheer leading, fun, popular, hot, party animal. That just shows that hair color doesn't really define your personality. You do
Khloe Von Bowie (1 year ago)
naturally a red head, dye my hair black. People dont wanna approach me but that could be cause of my bitch face 😂
the jehle bugs (1 year ago)
and my mom is a black with purple highlights
the jehle bugs (1 year ago)
I'm a blond
British Numismatists (1 year ago)
I'm a blonde male with blue eyes and I'm more attracted to women with brunette hair colour and blue eyes, though every brunette bird I have been with, has had brown hair and brown eyes :/ damn brunettes with blue eyes are hard to find lol
Frost (1 year ago)
I have red hair??? But I also have brown hair??? Idk anymore
Daniel the wreath (1 year ago)
I have the blackest shade of hair possible and yet im not happy or approachable and I am intelligent but I am the only girl with that colour all the others are blondes and I love video games so I think I'm a tomboy girl
Daniel the wreath (1 year ago)
Also all the girls hate me and constantly stare at me cause of my hair
HW (1 year ago)
I see a lot of people hating on blonde in the comments, both people who have it and people who don't. It's tough, really, because any girl with blonde hair knows that it can be hard to be taken seriously with certain people. I myself have struggled with my hair because I've always valued intelligence over appearance, and I still haven't really come to terms with what that means for me. I want to be seen as intelligent, but I'd never dye my hair because I know that I wouldn't really feel like me.
Kate Jones (1 year ago)
I have golden blonde hair and it's also a natural ombré at the top it's dirty blonde but at the bottom it's blonde! I was born with this same coloring and I don't want to lose it
Adrianita S (1 year ago)
Umm what if I have hot pink hair? Lmao I dyed it
Sam O'Sullivan (1 year ago)
Blond hair generally turns darker as you get older. That's why blonds often look younger than people with other hair colours. I'm not sure what this means but it's a fact I came across
Brandon L (1 year ago)
i love brunettes they usual are not liars, down to earth, and are more sensible! because we know that the crazier brunettes dye their hair other colors. but it is rare for other hair colors to dye to become brunette! DYING IS LYING! And usually has correlation to personalities!
Rampage_At_Dusk (1 year ago)
im a natural blonde, ive been dyeing my hair for 8 years to escape the stereotype surrounding blondes (at age 14..) though i started by going brunette ive been doing bright colours for 4 years.. currently on purple thats faded to more of a magenta.
Kavya Reddy (1 year ago)
I have black hair and I love it. But in my opinion, red hair is the most attractive. It's gorgeous.
ZipplyZane (1 year ago)
I think of people with unusual hair colors (Iike pink) to be more adventurous, less hung up on being "normal," often surprisingly shy, but also really artistic and expressive. I've made instant friends with people just because I said I loved their hair color.
Molly Montanti (1 year ago)
I have a feeling that most red heads like myself were bullied for their hair color, and the older you get the more often you see those who made fun of your hair trying to dye their hair red! It's honestly fun to give them a little mocking smirk.
Maka (1 year ago)
im a brunette that dyes my hair blonde, and is a lesbian... what does that say about me? haha
Scoopedmelon (1 year ago)
My blonde hair is perfect for me because I have a bubbly personality
Merrida100 (1 year ago)
I simply adore grey hair! Those people, men and women, who get that whole head of silver/white hair are so lucky.  Very gorgeous, very fashionable, very hot.  If you have mousey brown hair with grey strays, you don't get that same sex appeal.  Dyeing your hair grey is extremely expensive and very high maintenance.  But it's so gorgeous!
Abigail Rose Brock (1 year ago)
Wuzzup, blonde squad?🙌🏻
Brigid Kissane (1 year ago)
what if you're more of a caramel?
natalie paige (1 year ago)
I am a blonde women, In 4th grade someone put a sign on my back that said "Dumb Blonde" I am not dumb at all. No one understand that your hair color does not even have anything to do with how smart you are😂. I love being a blonde
Cerulean Skigh (1 year ago)
What my hair colour says about me? Genetic inheritance of early graying! Haha. Seriously, though, I'm a red toned brunette and I like my hair colour. Couldn't care less what others think of it. It's a strange advantage on the income thing but I'll take it!
StarlingofAzerath (1 year ago)
I would love pink hair but can only wear wigs for it. My real hair would die from being bleached, toned, and dyed that color so much. I have black hair naturally
Doug M (1 year ago)
The black haired wig was sooo ugly
just_ shaelyn_ (1 year ago)
You know what I am weird and I am proud of that lol .
Toph (1 year ago)
my hair is brown with reddish tones (and blonde high lights if I spend some time in the sun).
roymustangsgirl007 (1 year ago)
I like your reed Richards hair xD
Rhea - (1 year ago)
I have blue and hair and my queerplatonic partner has red and gold hair so does that make us fire and water?
acatm9 (1 year ago)
I have auburn hair and dye some of it auburn. Also the redheads being weird stereotype is true for me. Auburn hair is a type of red hair, and if you watch just one of my videos, my weirdnes will be very noticeable. XD
RocKiteman _ 2001 (1 year ago)
FWLIW: I have *always* preferred brunettes {or dark/black hair} & redheads over blondes. And women with {at least some} gray hair have that mature-in-a-*GOOD*-*WAY* appeal for me....
Kymma Raven (1 year ago)
So, what does it (supposedly) say about you if your hair is naturally brown with blonde streaks? Anything?
Malika Thueler (1 year ago)
Well my blue hair would probably mean Im on drug to most people... Although I'm not
Rosalie Stevenson (1 year ago)
My hair is currently blue. Soo... that I dye my hair?
PrincessKLS (1 year ago)
Well I'm a natural strawberry blond which mean I'm a mix between red and blond so I'm not sure what that means.
CaitlinK nee Welch (1 year ago)
thank you
J. Miles Mansfield (1 year ago)
I, myself, am a ginger...you would not believe how people just think they can grab my hair and go "Wow! Is this your natural colour?" yeah, but you didn't need to touch it to get that answer???
Aerodil (6 months ago)
Max M I would just say I love it and prefer to be a ginger 😊
Si Chelle (7 months ago)
emilie Armstrong (1 year ago)
Lee None (1 year ago)
Max Mansfield sadly people have a strange thing about touch=belief. You can tell a person there are a million and two stars in the sky - they will probably believe you. Tell someone the paint on that bench is wet and they have to go touch in order to verify. (people are weird, I'm sorry).
Caitlin Janae (1 year ago)
Oh my gosh same I get that all the time. The thing is, this color doesn't often come from a bottle so take a guess ;D
Nelly Little punk girl (2 years ago)
I'm a blonde and I hate it
Pineapple Pal (2 years ago)
What about if you pink hair
Kimberly Michelle Kok (2 years ago)
what about purple hair
Donna Moreland (2 years ago)
what about dirty blonde I have dirty blonde and I can't even find a video about it
Caroline Chalue (2 years ago)
My sister is a red head and my brother is a red head, I'm the last out and I'm a very dark brunette .
Sapphire Tiger63 (2 years ago)
Bang YoTan (2 years ago)
Redheads..weird? Pfftt *crawls into corner hugging a Min Yoongi poster and brown hair dye*
Meme God (2 years ago)
I have brown hair and I'm not feminine I'm a tomboy.
And, PS: just because you want to get dated doesn't mean just go dye your hair blonde
Megan Goo (2 years ago)
yh I'm blonde.....
unloved. (2 years ago)
😑 blondes the literal opposite of me im poorer than most of my friends
Even though I just commented about the blond thing I'd like to add that you are born with your hair colour and the colour of your hair does not affect who you are even if you dye your hair it's probably cause you like the colour or think it would look good as you hair but that doesn't affect your personality either.
What about dirty blond hair? It looks way different than regular blond hair and although I know the blond thing is a stereotype the girls with dirty blond hair that I know are nothing like the stereotypes.
Emo trinity is bae (2 years ago)
I have red hair! I still don't get why girls with blonde hair are so popular. Like I'm in 8th grade and blonde is so basic and seen everywhere
Dog LoverXOX (1 year ago)
Little Big Heart I'm not even really blonde. I just have light brown hair most of the year and people still kind of make blonde jokes to me and I'm like 😠😡😤🙄😒My hair is starting to get lighter lol so I will probably end up blonde.
Breanna May (1 year ago)
Little Big Heart Same. I was bullied by students and teachers for being blonde.
Rebbeca Rose (2 years ago)
Emo trinity is bae ...Everyone thinks that girls with blonde hair tend to be more sexier and attractive, but its not true, I have black hair.
Miz .Vanessa (2 years ago)
I'm strawberry blond, so only have a light orange tint to my dark blond hair. Not full on ginger. What I've noticed is that hetero man reactions vary depending on race, I don't know if that makes me racist but who gives a shit. For the most part, white men aren't impressed and prefer east Asian women, and every other race of man finds me exotic and gorgeous. That's it.
CopperHeroin (2 years ago)
I never understood the blonde thing. I don't usually find them attractive.
CopperHeroin (1 year ago)
Wow, It's just an opinion... Meany!
ihatehumankind (2 years ago)
i have bronde hair blonde/brown
Sugerlump36 Woznialis (2 years ago)
OmbreBunny (2 years ago)
My mum had white hair before it was cool 😎
Bunnies Forever (2 years ago)
I have to say people with straight black hair look the most professional, intelligent and respectable. Unlike Blond hair or brown hair, black hair has the same blackness from the top to the the roots of your hair ( blond hair can be have brunet bits and even red bits, so it's like a rainbow assortment of colors) black hair has the same consistent color all the way through, which might explain why black haired people are considered to be intelligent. Another reason why black hair is awesome is because it contrasts well with your skin, making your skin and your hair stand out. Unlike brown, blond or red heads, black haired people can be found in virtually every race/ethnicity, where as in red heads on blonds are mostly limited to the Caucasian race.
Ana (2 years ago)
Guess you're a blackhead lol.
Miss Amanda's world (2 years ago)
My hair says you are part native American and part Irish i will eat your comb or brush if try to use either one. Hair pick and fingers for anyone who wants to know.and my hair isn't lying. Seriously I warned kiosk lady with straigjtner it was bad idea ahe insisted it be just fine. My hair broke it. She was so sad. I huess wojld have been like 2002ish. I have broken so many brushes and combs hair ties to.
Marlijn Krop (2 years ago)
Had blonde hair and dyed it brown because i wanted to be more seriously taken.
Caroline Miller (2 years ago)
im the reverse :I
Abii Mlark (2 years ago)
lmao i have pink hair with some red tones in it and i just feel feirce as fuck tbh i feel like a fucking queen
Mikayla Lemons (2 years ago)
Just because girls like us dye our hair crazy colors doesn't mean that we're freaks or that we're thirsty for attention... it just means that we're AWESOME😗💪👏👏👏
G'S Up 34 (2 years ago)
If u have hair like a smurf, then I probably hate you.
Ana H (2 years ago)
kenzie grace (2 years ago)
u forgot one dirty blonde hair that's what I have its red brown black and blonde so ha
yltraviole (2 years ago)
Speaking as someone with blond hair, the jokes get REALLY annoying. I could get a double PhD in Science and Biology, and I'd still get the "dumb blonde" comments if I ever forget my keys or something. Once, I was even called a dumb blonde by a teacher, which was just way out of line if you ask me! Those jokes are also only directed at women, I can't remember ever hearing a guy get called stupid for his hair color. Luckily, it doesn't happen often, so it's only a mild annoyance. I do wonder if people would approach me differently if I had darker hair, maybe I'll dye it one day to find out.
Eric Mendenhall (1 month ago)
People are stupid sometimes. Best to just ignore the ones who make stupid comments and be around people who like you for you. I know people want the whole of society ti change their attitude but its never going to happen.
Yeah I know! I've got dark blond hair that's almost brown but when I was young I had really light hair and I'm not dumb I'm actually one of the smartest people in my class, so anyway I get really angered about the whole "dumb blonde" thing.
Anyacoll (2 years ago)
ikr! The jokes can get really annoying! But I still love my hair color :)
Mariah Macklin (2 years ago)
What if your hair is dirty blonde but some people think it's brown and others think it's red cause of how it looks in the sun?.. I've been trying to figure out my hair color for years. It used to be blonde when I was little (my picture is two years old and edited beyond belief)
Mariah Macklin (2 years ago)
What if you *think* your hair is dirty blonde. Contradicted myself for a minute
CrushingOnChloe (2 years ago)
I have blonde hair and I hate that I do. People think that I'm stupid and slutty. I'm going brunette I swear.
I have blond hair and I'm just going into high school so I'm kinda of worried people will think I'm slutty/dumb or just think I'm mean and unapproachable. Luckily my hair is naturally getting darker so I won't have to deal with the blond thing and I won't have to dye my hair.
Nati Whatever (2 years ago)
I dyed my hair brown too cause I didn't want the "blonde" attention, the jokes and the shallowness. Ever since I dyed it back to my natural blonde colour, everyone in my big shallow family tells me how PRETTY and GOODLOOKING I am now that I'm blonde again and how they hated to see me brown haired. As if there's nothing more important than their opinion about my appearance. Now I get stupid jokes and cat calls again, calling me "doll", "baby" and "goldilocks" but everythings better than that dying drama, hair damage and roots! It's really hard to keep up with your hair growth... :/
brileeka (2 years ago)
+CrushingOnChloe As a fellow natural Blonde I definitely agree with the people thinking I'm stupid and Naive.
Minishcat (2 years ago)
I have plain brown hair, and I've always wanted to dye it a cool color. Looking at all these comments frighten me a bit, though! For the people who do have unnaturally colored hair, are you really treated so rudely? By the way, I'm sure you rock the color ;)
Abigail (2 years ago)
My hair is thick, but it's not brown, It's REALLY dark brown! Almost black...
Meow Scratch (2 years ago)
I've got blonde hair and my best friend sometimes calls me dumb, she's got light brown hair and calls her self amazing, I know she's only teasing but it is annoying Here's what stereotypes are basically Black=Creepy (watch the ring) Red(ginger)=temper Blonde=dumb How much I hate stereotypes

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