But as I got older I realised just how lucky I was to have such an usual shade of hair and i'm proud as it makes me different.
So many celebs have such gorgeous hair, people such as Julianne Moore, Nicola Roberts of Girls Aloud fame and Christina hendricks have jumped on the auburn bandwagon. Nicola Roberts in particular has embraced her natural beauty having spent years trying to adhere to the tanned, brunette stereotype of beauty.
So lets say together "I am auburn and I am proud!"
If you want to recreate the red look yourself I recommend this absolutely gorgeous colour