The scientific answer to the question “is there a basis for the stereotype that redheads are unattractive” is what someone might expect, if he is familiar with science. That answer is: Eh, kind of, but not really.
Studies show that on average, people may be less likely to make a move on a redheaded girl or accept the advances of a redheaded guy. On the other hand, as long as you don’t have prominent freckles, many gingers can pass as blondes or brunettes, showing that the difference is purely superficial.
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