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February 27, 2006

Evolution of Blondes

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From The Independent 27th Feb 2006

How women evolved blond hair to win cavemen's hearts

By Arifa Akbar

Published: 27 February 2006

For those who are still considering the debate on whether men prefer blondes, a study may have provided proof in favour of the flaxen-haired, if only because they appeal to the "caveman" within.

Academic researchers have discovered that women in northern Europe evolved with light hair and blue eyes at the end of the Ice Age to stand out from the crowd and lure men away from the far more common brunette.

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Blogger Lifewish said...

That explanation sounds a bit chancy to me... I think I'd need to see the primary research to be convinced.

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