Lime Juice Can Cause Serious Sunburns

Thought this was worth sharing as I — and I am sure many of you — was unaware how dangerous lime juice could be to our pale skin. If you’re handling limes or lime juice while before/during lots of sun exposure, be very, very careful. You do not want to end up with 3rd degree... Read more »

Redheads Are In Vogue

Literally. Vogue published an editorial called “Fire Starters” featuring the likes of Julianne Moore, her daughter, Jessica Chastain, Amy Adams and even one of the men who has proven ginger men can be as dreamy, if not dreamier, than the tall-dark-and-handsomes, pro-snowboarder Shaun White. Annie Leibovitz photographed the unicorns of the human race, so the... Read more »

On Redheads

A few song lyrics about redheads by my Israeli friend (edited for grammar/spelling by me): “There is blonde like the sun/ And black like the night/ But only a redhead/ Describes the sunset right”
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Sober Lindsay Lohan

Once upon a time, a leading lady existed who both had red hair and acting talent. Unlike the gingers of today, she was not pigeonholed into stereotypical ginger roles like Isla Fisher (crazy), Jessica Chastain (intense independent who would be the lead in a romcom) or sexpot (Joan from Mad Men). That leading lady is... Read more »

Hitler Banned Redhead Marriages

Hitler Banned Redhead Marriages
I always kind of liked to think that if I was in the Holocaust, I’d have a better situation in the internment camps because I have red hair and blue eyes. But I never considered what may have happened if I had been a ginger Gentile…until now. Reportedly, Hitler, in one of his finer acts,... Read more »

What should I have said?

What should I have said?
The other day, I was minding my own ginger-y business and walking down the street sans hat. I tell you that because after this incident, I’ve decided I should now always make sure to wear a hat to disguise my gingerness as much as possible. And that’s because, as I was crossing State Street, a... Read more »
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A darker shade of pale

I realized my foundation…the lightest shade of pale…is now too light for me. Which can only mean one thing; I am tan! But that also means I’m a …dun dun dun… Daywalker! Who wants to help me sterilize myself?

How Tough Redheads Really Are

How Tough Redheads Really Are
Read this, and feel sorry for us gingos.  

Redhead Bella Thorne Wears (Gasp) Pink

Redhead Bella Thorne Wears (Gasp) Pink
Did anyone else see the July issue of Glamour wherein they had a spread about the do’s and don’t of wearing pink? And then a picture of Bella Thorne wearing pink? It had a caption about how pink (hot pink specifically) is a DO for redheads, which Bella Thorne proves! The problem? She’s not even... Read more »
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Norwegian redheaded hairstyle

My mom said this lady is my doppelgänger:
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    The Ginger Phile has had the unfortunate disposition of being a ginger since birth. She has tried various medications to cure her gingervitis, including therapies such as tantrum-throwing. Her efforts have been to no avail. Instead, she is trying to write it out, via this blog. Unfortunately, she doesn't think it will bear a soul for her. The Ginger Phile is from the exotic land of Wisconsin, where she had daily inner turmoil over whether she was a ginger or a daywalker. So far, three of three votes say daywalker. She begs to differ, as someone recently told her they would want to be with her if they were biking at night because she is so pale.

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