Our hair can range in hue from extremely light, sandy blonde to midnight ebony. Ethnic women in general have rich-brown complexions and deep-brown hair. African American hair has a wide range of tonal properties, ranging from medium browns and reddish mahogany to the deepest blue-black. The color of black hair can vary depending on its origin. Black hair from Africa will usually be darker than black hair from America. Black Americans are one of the most diverse populations in the world. Their skin colors include very dark black, white, and Hispanic or Latino.
Hair colors other than black or grey are very rare in the African American community. A few individuals with red hair are born into families with this trait every century or so. These people are called "Mulattos" which means "half white, half black." They are not really considered part of either race because they do not have any black ancestry nor any white ancestry. There are also several individuals with blond or strawberry blond hair who are called "Brunettes." These people also cannot be classified as black or white because they don't have any black ancestry but they do have some white ancestry. Finally, there are two individuals in every 1,000 who have gray hair instead of black hair. They are called "Grisefsky's hairs" after the scientist who first described them in 1898.
Overall, the average African American has black hair that ranges in color from dark brown to black.
Due to bigger populations with this dominating characteristic, black hair is the darkest and most prevalent of all human hair colors worldwide. It is a dominant genetic characteristic present in people of all races and nationalities. It contains a lot of eumelanin and is denser than other hair hues. Although it may be possible for someone to be born with white hair, such an individual would have very few individuals with which to mate. Therefore, such an individual would not be expected to survive long into adulthood.
The color of your skin can only be altered through genetics or cosmetics. However, your hair can change its color by chemically treating it with drugs or coloring agents. For example, some blue-black pigments used in tattoos are derived from chemicals found in black hair dye. There are also natural ways to change the color of your hair; for example, red hairs appear when a person has been drinking red wine or eating cherries. However, these changes only last about one week once you stop eating fruit or drinking wine.
People of African descent are more likely to be born with black hair than others because they have more opportunities to pass down this trait through reproduction. This is due to the fact that people with black hair are able to attract mates more easily than those with other colors of hair. In addition, there are several diseases associated with black hair including albinism and vitiligo.
The most common hair color in the world is black or dark brown. Natural black or dark-brown hair is found in 75-84 percent of the world's population (depending on the study). 2. Brown hair is the world's second-most prevalent hair color, with 11 percent of the population natively brunette. There are several shades of brown but light golden brown is the most common color for those who aren't black or white. Native brown hair occurs almost exclusively as a result of pigment loss due to illness or malnutrition and is found mostly in Africans and Native Americans.
Other common hair colors include red, blond, grey, and black. Red hair is the most common hair color in the world among people of European descent. It accounts for about 15 percent of all hair colors. Blond hair is most common in Northern Europe and the United States; it makes up about 10 percent of all hair colors. Grey hair is common among the elderly; it accounts for about 8 percent of all hair colors. Black hair is most common in Africa and Asia; it makes up about 7 percent of all hair colors.
There are many types of hair colors that occur less frequently including silver, carmine, purple, orange, green, and blue. Silver hair is the most common form of color among Caucasians; it makes up about 6 percent of all hair colors. Carmine hair is most common among Italians; it makes up about 1 percent of all hair colors.