Pink color in psychology: symbolizes, and characteristics

Meaning of pink color in psychology is somewhat deeper. Love and dislike for him can tell a lot about a person. I will talk about this in this article.

What does it mean

To begin with, the basis of the tone is a mixture of red and white (with a possible admixture of lilac, orange, gray). The combination itself is unobtrusive, non-aggressive, with minimal emotionality. It can be warm and tender or colder, saturated, but in most cases it awakens positive emotions. I rank this color as a group of antidepressant flowers that can trigger thoughts of cloudless happiness.

In 2016, the term Millennial pink appeared – a color statement and a symbol of progressive youth. And by 2017, “pinkness” began to play a large role in the formation of women’s solidarity movements: it became a sign of courage, the desire to affirm the position of femininity in society, and protest against life according to men’s rules. These trends, of course, were reflected in the fashion and widespread distribution of pink-peach variations in the modern world.

What symbolizes

This color scheme is considered feminine. Another stereotype connects it with childhood and is associated with immaturity, youth. In fact, both pale pink and its brighter equivalents have a wide symbolism, therefore, adults, serious people can not avoid these colors in the wardrobe or when decorating the premises.

In ancient Rome, peach and cherry shades were associated with the goddess of love and beauty, Venus. They were also appreciated by representatives of the Eastern countries, using in meditation to relax, improve concentration.

Other values:

  • freshness;
  • birth;
  • carefree childhood;
  • youth;
  • update;
  • romance;
  • tenderness;
  • femininity;
  • calmness;
  • peace of mind;
  • white – freedom, purity;
  • red – action, passion;
  • Spring;
  • beauty;
  • sentimentality;
  • demonstrativeness;
  • > attention deficit;
  • desire to be noticed;
  • stubbornness;
  • sociability and friendliness;
  • daydreaming;
  • detachment from reality;
  • naivety.

Pink firmly entrenched in our culture, at different times accompanying various social experiences. From childhood, girls are surrounded by this color, presenting it as a kind of reflection of their gender. Therefore, many men hide their attachment to this tone, so as not to cause public condemnation.

The properties

In color therapy, pink is used if:

  • it is necessary to create conditions for rest from mental work;
  • any conflict must be resolved;
  • it is important to give the room a romantic, festive atmosphere, to cheer up those present, to diversify the design with charming flowers;
  • eliminate aggression, calm down, normalize the nervous system;
  • to facilitate the awakening of people like the “owl”, which is extremely difficult to get up in the morning.

What is used in advertising

The benefit of the associations that this color evokes is actively drawn by marketers who advertise products for girls and children. Frequent cases are the addition of a special dye that gives cosmetics a pleasant soft pink hue. And the packaging of toys, painted in bright, attract the attention of little girls.

Physiological effects

Pink can be soothing to irritable people. It has a beneficial effect on mental health, relieves stress. It is useful for a child who is too excited, anxious and fearful to be indoors with walls painted in this tone. The bedroom, made in this color, has a strong, deep sleep. The shade is used in meditative practices, since it allows you to start recovery processes in the body.

Psychological impact

The mixture of red and white has a beneficial effect on mental activity, stimulating thinking and concentration. This is a symbol of tenderness. With it, you can establish a romantic relationship with the chosen one. Passion and sensuality are slightly softened by purity and lightness: the desire to become more affectionate, warmer, more caring awakens in the beloved. Confidential communication is being established, barriers are being removed.

For girls who have not yet met a soul mate, I recommend wearing quartz, morganite, rubellite to create a feminine and seductive image.

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What does the pink color of the glasses symbolize and what is useful

A well-known expression meaning “to see life in an illusory positive light” usually has a negative emotional connotation. In fact, the pinkish tone of the glasses:

  • improves mood;
  • increases appetite;
  • useful for stress.

Of course, the surrounding reality itself will not get better, but the brightness in gray everyday life will appear for sure.

What can you say about a person who likes this shade

Lovers of pink tender kindness and do not accept violence, tend to immerse themselves in fantasy. At the same time, they are unstable, emotional, they are easy to hurt and offend.

An excessive amount of this color around indicates some infantility and lack of independence, but at the same time excessive self-confidence or even narcissism.

He gives girls an aura of femininity, tenderness. I want to protect such women and surround them with care.

Pink is also associated with talent, creativity, originality. He is liked, as a rule, by hardworking and purposeful people who radiate positiveness and determination.

Love for the delicate shade of orchids demonstrates a vivid personality and desire to get everything at once, stubbornness; to red-violet – delicacy, confidence and at the same time the desire to return to the past in order to correct it. Paler variations speak of the romance of nature, saturated ones speak of passion.

However, in both cases we are talking about reluctance to accept reality.

Who else likes this coloring:

  • those who do not accept rigidity in any of its manifestations;
  • sociable personalities (extroverts);
  • people with excessive self-confidence.

What does color dislike mean?

If a person does not like red and white tones, he is prone to nervousness, irritability. Most likely, this is a conservative, denying the importance of feelings, having a purely rational view of the world. Such personalities are secretive, they hide emotions and very rarely express joy. It is not easy for them to be gentle, sensitive and caring.

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