Emma Kelly
Emma Kelly is the Founder and Editor of Ginger Parrot, a website for redheads, delivering news and features on topics specific to those with ginger hair, including General News, Fashion, Music, Beauty, Film, Health and more. The site also sells hair products, clothing and gifts for redheads and redhead lovers.

Entries by Emma Kelly

I Believe Redheads Should Have an Emoji Too - And 15,000 Agree

(0) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (15:32)

Last month I attended a Redhead Convention in Ireland. It was an amazing and unusual experience - hundreds of ginger men, women and children gathered in one place and having a great time. It's funny because at the start of the day the children were all horrifically shy and covered...

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Why the UK Needs Its Own Redhead Festival

(2) Comments | Posted 29 June 2015 | (11:23)

No matter what you say, redheads stand out. Golden shine mashed up with deep, vibrant colour make ginger hair impossible to miss in a crowd. It's beautiful, multi-tonal and rare. So why on Earth should that be considered a bad thing?

For generations, particularly in the UK, people with red...

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Ten Debunked Myths About Redheads

(7) Comments | Posted 18 February 2015 | (00:00)

1. Redheads bruise more easily

After much deliberation and testing, scientists found that there is no evidence to support that redheads bruise more easily than other hair shades. Instead, it's possible that bruises appear more prominently due to our pale skin.

2. Ginger hair is unlucky


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Ginger Pride Is Growing... But Prejudice Still Exists

(6) Comments | Posted 24 November 2014 | (00:00)

Growing up with red hair in the UK, I often felt like I'd drawn the short straw. Speckled with freckles and pale as a ghost, I was teased for being ginger.

There was no denying my hair colour. I tried on a few occasions, with lemon juice and far too...

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Ginger and Redhead Mean the Same Thing and Should Be Used Interchangeably

(4) Comments | Posted 15 April 2014 | (01:00)

In a world where red hair shades are becoming more and more popular (just look at the dye-at-home products on supermarket shelves), many flame-heads are still sensitive about being called 'ginger' as opposed to 'redhead'.

Why so touchy?

Whether they choose to embrace it or not, redheads will be called...

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10 Unbelievable Facts You Didn't Know About Redheads

(205) Comments | Posted 17 February 2014 | (00:00)

1. Natural red hair is harder to dye than other shades

Headstrong as it is, ginger hair holds its pigment much firmer than any other hair colour. If redheads desired to dye their hair to any other colour (why would you?), it would only have a noticeable difference after bleaching...

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