However, like some curly haired people are born with straight hair, our red hair becomes darker as we age. I am still young, so my hair is still fiery red in the sunlight, but it looks brunette in regular lighting. As a kid, though, strangers would often ask if my hair was dyed and my school even sent warnings home to my parents not to dye my hair. Yes, in Levantine regions, redheads, while not wildly common, are by no means hard to come across. Here is the princess consort of Morocco, Lalla Salma.