“I like brunettes”, “My type is tall, dark and handsome” and “I think redheads are the sexiest!” are just some of the many comments you likely will have heard on the topic of hair colour and attractiveness at some point or another We all have our individual tastes and types, even if we don’t always go for ‘our type on paper’! But which hair colour do most people find the most attractive? And which can be crowned the sexiest hair colour of 2021?
We conducted a survey to find out what people in 2021 think is the ultimate sexiest hair colour. To do this we surveyed 2,000 UK adults in March 2021 using the market research company censuswide.
When asked which hair colour they think is sexiest, almost a third of people said they have no preference. However, of those who did have a colour preference:
Our survey suggests that most men have a preference for blonde hair, as a quarter of men in the UK chose this hair colour option when asked which shade they found the sexiest. The second most voted hair colour amongst men was brunette, which received 16.2% of male votes. Red followed closely behind in third spot, though, gaining a 15.3% share of men’s votes.
Most women think brunette hair is the sexiest, as 25% of those polled favoured this option. Womens’ second preference is blonde, which was voted as the sexiest hair colour by 19.6% of women. Again, red took third spot, accounting for 11.8% of womens’ votes.
We surveyed 2,000 UK adults in March 2021 using censuswide to ask the following question:
Which hair colour do you think is the sexiest, if any?
And provided them a list of the following options:
Other (please state)
The raw data and responses can be found here.
Here at Gee Hair, we love all hair colours and are always on the hunt for new shades and tones! We hope you enjoyed discovering which hair colour was voted the sexiest in the UK in 2021. If you’d like to find out more about different attitudes towards hair colours in the UK, US, Australia and the rest of the world, check out our recent blogpost revealing the Most Desirable Hair Colour of 2021.