Culture Archive

1 Mar 2017

Rainbow Colors: Their Meanings, Order and Symbolism in the Bible

Rainbows are a beautiful phenomenon that bear significance across different religions and cultures. Rainbows usually occur after a storm or rain shower, and they are the result of refracted sunlight hitting raindrops. This produces the optical appearance
4 Oct 2016

Political Colors: How Do Blue and Red Reflect the Spirit of Democrats and Republicans?

As the presidential campaign reaches a fever pitch, few voters are likely to pause and question why Democrats are associated with the color blue and Republicans with red. It’s just always been that way — or has
3 Jun 2016

What Your Lipstick Color Might Say About You

Lipstick styles and color choices have evolved over the years, from the bright red of 1940s pinup girls to the frosty pinks of more recent decades. These days, just about anything goes in lip color, from Goth-inspired
26 May 2016

The Best Clothing Colors for Different Skin Tones

Dressing for fashion success is something that most of us aspire to; however, all too many people are puzzled about how to accomplish this. Skin tone is one method of determining your ideal clothing colors. Skin tone
10 Mar 2016

10 Color Facts That Might Surprise You

Colors make up our visual landscape and influence our lives in both overt and subtle ways. However, there is much that is mysterious and surprising about colors. For example: 1. In One Sense, Colors Do Not Exist
9 Jan 2016

Why Men and Women See Color Differently

There’s an old joke that when picking out colors for home décor, a woman may see differences between “fawn, ginger, cinnamon and chestnut,” while guys more or less just see “brown.” Azure, cerulean, cobalt and sapphire? If
7 Dec 2015

Hair Color Ideas: What Your Hair Color Can Say About You

There are virtually unlimited ways to express yourself, but your hair color choice is one of the most direct. Without saying a word, you can enter a room and make a statement. Whether bold or demure, your
26 Oct 2015

What’s in Style? Trending Colors in the USA from Past Decades to the Present

From the psychedelic 60’s to the vibrant, expressive years of the ’00 decade, color trends have always changed, and often changed radically. Below we have summarized the trending color themes of the past decades in the USA.
4 Sep 2015

The Feng Shui of Color

Everyone has experienced the effects of color on their mood. Whether it was how wearing a red dress or shirt made you feel more confident or the invigorating effect of a room painted bright yellow, colors have
6 Mar 2015

Cultural Color Psychology Meaning and Symbolism

Aastha is an Indian widow. She comes from a low income background, with very little access to the world outside of her society. Aastha travels to the United States to live with her brother and his family