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What's Your Natural Hair and Eye Color?

What's Your Natural Hair and Eye Color?

My friend always figures you can tell if a blonde is a "bottle blonde" if her eyes are dark in color. "It's just not natural for a blonde to have dark eyes," she'll say. While I am not studied in the many variables of genetics, is my friend's theory on track? Perhaps you're a raven-haired beauty with icy blues or you're always getting complimented for the way your red-haired tresses play up your hazel eyes. Whatever the case, help me settle this discussion with my pal once and for all. When it comes to the hair and eye colors that you were born with, what hues make you who you are?


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tort15271562 tort15271562 2 years
I have brown hair with gold streaks. My eyes are primary green with spots of blue all over. My mom has jet black hair and amber eyes. My dad has dirt blonde hair and greenish/brownish/yellowish eyes.
Catherine14855254 Catherine14855254 2 years
Yes and no. The MAJORITY of blondes are light-eyed, but there ARE exceptions. Medium to dark blondes, especially with obvious (natural) golden tones are sometimes brown eyed. I have grayish blue eyes with gold flecks with hair color ranging from nearly white as a baby to medium brown (adulthood) but always with an ashy "dishwater" undertone and a cool, violet-based "summer" complexion per "Color Me Beautiful".acomplexion.
Daniele77 Daniele77 4 years
Why thank you, Miss Jamie! :D
Daniele77 Daniele77 4 years
Why thank you, Miss Jamie! :D
Jaime-Richards Jaime-Richards 4 years
What a bunch of beauties, Danielle77!
Daniele77 Daniele77 4 years
I have Red/Auburn hair and blue hazel eyes... My sister has blond hair and yellow/green eyes... And My mom has Jet black hair and gray/green eyes... lots of combos :)
entropicxtasis entropicxtasis 5 years
First of all: genetically, eye color is completely independent of hair color. Just because a lot of blue eyed people have blond hair does not mean that a brown eyed person cannot be a natural blond. This is a textbook case of correlation =/= causation.Secondly: This idea does not take people of mixed race into account. We prove that genetics really is a lottery, and that common-sense beliefs can be all wrong. For example:My Mother--Thai, black hair, black eyes, brown skinMy Father--German, medium-blonde hair, light blue-green eyes, and fair skinNow, most people would say that my brother and I would come out with the same coloring as the mother, since all of her genes are dominant. But,Me & my brother--dark brown hair with a slight red tint in the sun, light golden-brown eyes, light golden skin. I've been told I look Lebanese, and everybody thinks my brother is Latin. Nobody guesses our actual mix!To make things more complicated, by boyfriend of 3 years is of Welsh descent. He has medium brown hair (but was born with white-blond hair), blue-green eyes, and light-medium skin of a Caucasian hue.There is a 50% chance our kids will have blue eyes: Bb+bb=Bb, Bb, bb, bb. And each of us have one blond parent, so there is a 25% chance that our kids will be blond. In summary, there is a distinct possibility that we could have a blond kid with brown eyes and an Asiatic face. And, moreover, I've seen people who look like this in real life!
entropicxtasis entropicxtasis 5 years
First of all: genetically, eye color is completely independent of hair color. Just because a lot of blue eyed people have blond hair does not mean that a brown eyed person cannot be a natural blond. This is a textbook case of correlation =/= causation. Secondly: This idea does not take people of mixed race into account. We prove that genetics really is a lottery, and that common-sense beliefs can be all wrong. For example: My Mother--Thai, black hair, black eyes, brown skin My Father--German, medium-blonde hair, light blue-green eyes, and fair skin Now, most people would say that my brother and I would come out with the same coloring as the mother, since all of her genes are dominant. But, Me & my brother--dark brown hair with a slight red tint in the sun, light golden-brown eyes, light golden skin. I've been told I look Lebanese, and everybody thinks my brother is Latin. Nobody guesses our actual mix! To make things more complicated, by boyfriend of 3 years is of Welsh descent. He has medium brown hair (but was born with white-blond hair), blue-green eyes, and light-medium skin of a Caucasian hue. There is a 50% chance our kids will have blue eyes: Bb+bb=Bb, Bb, bb, bb. And each of us have one blond parent, so there is a 25% chance that our kids will be blond. In summary, there is a distinct possibility that we could have a blond kid with brown eyes and an Asiatic face. And, moreover, I've seen people who look like this in real life!
BellaTorro BellaTorro 5 years
Well I'm mix Italian an Portuguese olive skin dark brown hair an almond color eyes
macrat macrat 5 years
i thought for sure one of us would get my dad's brown eyes (i wanted 'em!) , but we all got mom's baby blues - mine aren't as blue as hers were, though. anyway, my own - med brown hair, red highlights - blueish-grayish-greenish eyes
macrat macrat 5 years
i thought for sure one of us would get my dad's brown eyes (i wanted 'em!) , but we all got mom's baby blues - mine aren't as blue as hers were, though. anyway, my own - med brown hair, red highlights - blueish-grayish-greenish eyes
shalee55 shalee55 5 years
I'M BROWN & BROWN, BUT MY NIECE IS A NATURAL BLOND WITH BROWN EYES....HOWEVER 85% OF THE WORLD IS DARK EYED
shalee55 shalee55 5 years
I'M BROWN & BROWN, BUT MY NIECE IS A NATURAL BLOND WITH BROWN EYES.... HOWEVER 85% OF THE WORLD IS DARK EYED
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