Do you love the color pink? Is it your favorite color? Then you are most likely loving, nurturing and compassionate!
The color Pink conjures up images of cotton candy, bubble gum, and little girls! This combination of red and white is a popular color for branding women’s products such as cosmetics or cologne. Furthermore, today pink is a power color for women. Does anyone remember pink cadillacs that Mary Kay cosmetics awards to their top performers? This tradition continues today, although the shades of pink change periodically
Pink is a happy color. Have you ever been tickled pink? Light pink hues are considered romantic, tender, sweet and innocent. HOT PINKS change the perception to exciting, wild, sensual and playful!
Finally here are fascinating facts about the color pink:
Being ‘in the pink’ means in good health. However, this phrase originated in English Fox hunting traditions. A rider was not granted the right to wear the red colored jacket (called pinks) until he demonstrated superior horsemanship.
Getting a Pink Slip means being terminated from a job. The phrase originates in vaudeville. When the Booking Office issued a cancellation notice to an act, the notice was on a pink slip.
The pink ribbon is an internationally recognized symbol of hope and awareness in the fight against breast cancer.
In Japan, the color pink has a masculine association. The annual spring blooming of the pink-blossomed cherry trees (the Sakura) is said to represent the young Japanese warriors who fell in battle in the prime of life (the Samurai).
Pink Collars once referred to jobs only held by women. Thank goodness times have changed!!!
Pink gemstones include rhodochrosite, rose quartz, pink sapphire and morganite. I use rhodochrosite frequently in my designs.
A shout out to all compassionate, tender, sensitive and empathetic Pink Lovers.
The rest of us need you in our lives.