What on earth does “sandy” hair mean anyway? I see it used to describe red hair a lot, but I have never ever seen red sand. I also see it used to describe hair that’s kind of between colors. All the sand I’ve ever seen has been a pale blondish color, though I suppose it could come in any color rocks come in — that’s what sand is, after all, granulated rock. Whenever I encounter an MP with hair listed as “sandy” I take a look at the photo and judge for myself, and usually list it as “sandy blond” or “sandy brown” or whatever color it appears to be to me.