• Question: why are people blond

    Asked by daniel roberts to Andy, Dwaine, Natt, Priya, Tatiana on 26 Jun 2015.
    • Photo: Natt Day

      Natt Day answered on 26 Jun 2015:

      Some people are blonde because of their genes which they have inherited from their parents. If you have inherited the allele for blonde hair it causes the you to produce low levels of both the pheomelanin and eumelanin pigments in your hair– which causes the blonde colour to form.