MC1R Project by Michelle Marshall  |    Documenting the incidence of the MC1R gene mutation, responsible for red hair and freckles, amongst black/mixed raced individuals.

MC1R Project by Michelle Marshall | Documenting the incidence of the MC1R gene mutation, responsible for red hair and freckles, amongst black/mixed raced individuals.

If you have Scottish and/or Irish ancestry AND red hair, you probably also have VIKING ancestry, according to a new study. The director for Nordic Studies at the University of the Highlands and Islands says red hair is modern evidence of the influence of the ancient Vikings in Celtic lands.

If you have Scottish and/or Irish ancestry AND red hair, you probably also have VIKING ancestry, according to a new study. The director for Nordic Studies at the University of the Highlands and Islands says red hair is modern evidence of the influence of the ancient Vikings in Celtic lands.

♥ this is the length i'm going for - almost there!gorgeous long curly ginger red hair!

Beauty and Makeup Tips and Tricks for Redheads

♥ this is the length i'm going for - almost there!gorgeous long curly ginger red hair!

The gene that gives redheads red hair...because saying 'got red hair?' was too simple.

The gene that gives redheads red hair...because saying 'got red hair?' was too simple.

A mutation in the MCR1 gene causes RED HAIR. Therefore, I am a MUTANT. Sorry, I have to keep my other super powers a secret.  cafepress.com

A mutation in the MCR1 gene causes RED HAIR. Therefore, I am a MUTANT. Sorry, I have to keep my other super powers a secret. cafepress.com

In 1995, Professor Jonathan Reese discovered that mutations of the gene MC1R on…

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

In 1995, Professor Jonathan Reese discovered that mutations of the gene MC1R on…

Studies Warn: Hidden Red Hair Gene Is A Dangerous Cancer RiskPass this on to all, redhead or not, you may save a life.

Studies Warn: Hidden Red Hair Gene Is A Dangerous Cancer RiskPass this on to all, redhead or not, you may save a life.

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