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brunette

noun A woman with brown hair. The colour is provided by eumelanin with less amounts of phaeomelanin.
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This month marks the nationwide launch of its french Girl Brunette Bar service, where ladies on the Dark Side can pick from a menu of Parisian-inspired colour options, whether it's a French polish (glossy face-contouring highlights), or Tricolore Chic (a shimmering blend of three brunette shades in one colour makeover).
Maybe do it over a glass of ale, for in this case, the owners of the restaurant chain Twin Peaks sought to register the mark Knotty Brunette for beer, ale and lager, but the USPTO's examiner refused to register it, judging it confusingly similar to B.J's Restaurants, Inc.'s registered mark Nutty Brewnette for beer.
While fan favourites for the role of Christian Grey fall obviously in the category of "actors with hot bodies", favourites for the role of Ana are obviously brunettes. Emilia Clarke of "Game of Thrones", Alexis Bledel of "Gilmore Girls" and Allison Williams of "Girls" all have dark hair given Ana is described in the novels as brunette.
The National Archives just posted a 16-minute US Navy training film produced in 1966 on proper etiquette in dealing with brunettes, the New York Daily News reported.
British Colour Technician of the Year, Ken Picton, told WM "brunette is huge for spring, and with Alexa Chung becoming the new face of L'Oreal Professionnel's Inoa range at the same time as they launch a new range of brunettes you can bet this is one of the hottest shades you'll see."
RESEARCH by bookies Paddy Power has revealed that 85% of Rose of Tralee winners were brunettes - with only 13% of previous winners blondes.
He had always liked brunettes. This one reminded him of his favorite actress, Jane Russell.
Warm chestnuts, intense chocolates and true brunettes are the warmer looks for brunettes this season, whilst jaded blacks, velvet browns, iced coffee and earthy/ military browns are what's hot for those with a cooler skin tone.
Asked by sports reporter Carrie Davis if he preferred blondes or brunettes, the 27- year-old Newcastle striker replied "Either, or at the same time" - then burst out laughing.
So what attracts us to brunettes? Of over 1,000 women questioned, the vast majority (48%) felt that their favourite celebrity looked more down-to-earth and friendly; 45% felt brunettes appear more confident and in control of what they are doing; and 45% of blondes would consider changing their hair colour to brown to create a new sophisticated image for themselves!
The survey, commissioned by Sunsilk and carried out by City University, London, revealed that modern men wanted brains and sophistication, qualities most often associated with brunettes.
Modern men want brains and sophistication - which are most often associated with brunettes, researchers at London's City University found.