Meet The Melanesians, The World’s Only Natural Black Blondes

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Have you ever met the world’s only natural black blondes?

The Melanesians are black island people in the south pacific that relocated over thousands of years ago, long before the blacks that came to the Americans as slaves.

Melanesia is a sub-region of Oceania extending from the western end of the Pacific Ocean to the Arafura Sea, and eastward to Fiji. The region comprises most of the islands immediately north and northeast of Australia, including the countries of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Island, and New Caledonia.

When it comes to dark skin and blonde hair, the Melanasians of Solomon’s island are the reference

According to several theories on how they got their blond hair — some from sun and salt whitening, high fish intake, or genetic heritage from mixed-breeding with Americans/Europeans who founded the islands.

These group of people  have a native TYRP1 gene which is partly responsible for the blond hair and melanin, and is totally distinct to that of Caucasians as it doesn’t exist in their genes, and is more common in children than in adults, with hair tending to darken as the individual matures.

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