Meaning & Symbolism of the Color Pink
Pink is the color of happiness and is sometimes seen as lighthearted.
Brighter pinks are youthful, fun and exciting while vibrant pinks have the same high energy as red. They are sensual and passionate without being too aggressive.
Toning down the passion of red with the purity of white results in the softer pinks that are associated with romance and the blush of a young woman’s cheeks.
It’s not surprising that when giving or receiving flowers pink blossoms are a favorite.
For women who are often overworked and overburdened, an attraction to pink may speak to a desire for the more carefree days of childhood.
The Effects of the Color Pink
- Stimulates energy
- Can increase the blood pressure, respiration, heartbeat, and pulse rate
- Encourages action and confidence
- Pink has been used in prison holding cells to effectively to reduce erratic behavior
Interesting Information About Pink
Since the color pink is said to have a tranquilizing effect, sport’s teams sometime paint the locker room, to be used by their opposing teams, pink.
Some studies of the color pink suggest that male weightlifters seem to lose strength in pink rooms, while women weightlifters tend to become stronger around the color.
Pastries taste better when they come out of pink boxes or served on pink plates (it only works with sweets). Pink makes us crave sugar.