Scorpios’ most empowering colour is strong professional black. While black is often thought as an ominous colour, it actually holds a hidden strength and beauty that many may not properly acknowledge. It is actually a colour commonly used for protection and regarded as very beneficial.
In colour therapy, black is one of the most grounded colours. It is often used in deep meditations to reach a higher subconscious, protect from omens and strengthen feminine energies. Black can be an intimidating colour, but this can be highly useful when one wants to act as an authority. Black is instinctively seen as a colour of power, self-control, responsibility and self-discipline. Black has also been known to increase potency, ground erratic thought and balance impractical behavior. An interesting fact about black is that it is not actually a colour, but rather a lack of all other colours due to absorption of light.
Black can also represent mystery, sophistication, control and aloofness; characteristics that Scorpio tends to embody, especially in the workplace. However, black should be used with other colours. Black can also enhance the ability of other colours. Scorpios feeling overly vulnerable or out of depth may find their abilities boosted with the addition of black to their wardrobe. Gemstones such as onyx or black obsidian make good accessories.
Sagittarius’ most empowering colour is mystical rich purple. Purple can be associated with both Jupiter; Sagittarius’ planet, and the crown chakra located above the head. The crown chakra is associated with a universal spirituality and connection with a higher consciousness.
In colour therapy, purple is considered one of the more mystical and spiritual colours. It is known for it’s transformative and healing properties. It can be used to help people fight addictions, build up immunity, detox toxins and slow their heart rate. Purple is meant to help one connect with their spirituality and open up both their mind and body to receive needed treatments or healing. An interesting fact about purple is that purple is actually the most difficult colour for the human eye to recognize.
Purple can also represent open-mindedness, sensitivity, dignity and imagination; characteristics that relate to the adventurous Sagittarius. Purple is also linked to the nervous and skeletal systems. It has been used to aid in bone growth, arthritis, infections of the nervous systems and to ease digestion of nutrients and minerals. Sagittarius feeling under the weather or ‘stuck’ may find themselves benefiting from the effects of adding purple to their wardrobe. Gemstones such as amethyst or tanzanite make good accessories.
Capricorn’s most empowering colour is soft neutral grey. Grey is often misunderstood as a colour. Many people do not see the true inner strength and beauty nor understand the complexity behind the colour itself. Few people are able to pull off the colour, but those that are able to experience great reward.
In colour therapy, grey is considered one of the most neutral colours. Grey is a very evolved and mature colour, it has been used to help calm conflicts, help people let go of past traumas and aid in public speaking or presentations. Grey is also helps to focus the mind, balance emotions, ease mania or hyperactivity and enable the body to release toxins.
Grey also represents tactfulness, individuality, intelligence and honesty; traits that often embody the straightforward Capricorn. Grey can represent sophistication and makes others perceive one as more mature, experienced and authoritative. However, one should avoid overusing the colour grey and instead pair it up with other colours to avoid it becoming too overpowering. Capricorns who are feeling as if their judgement isn’t valued or wish to distinguish themselves from a crown should consider adding grey to their wardrobe. Gemstones such as calcite or smoky quartz can make good accessories.
Aquarius’ most empowering colour is encouraging brilliant blue. Blue is associated with both the planet Uranus; which is Aquarius’ planet, and the throat chakra located at the center of the throat. The throat chakra is associated with speech, communication, truth and the upper digestive tract.
In colour therapy, blue is considered one of the best soothing colours. As a soothing colour, it is used to help respiratory ailments, lower blood pressure, treat inflammations, pain and lower fevers. It can also be used to temper restlessness or deal with temper issues. People who wear blue are often considered more trustworthy, dependable and loyal. An interesting fact about blue is that studies show weightlifters can lift more in blue gyms.
Blue can also represent responsibility, coolness, inner-wisdom and devotion; traits that embody the calm Aquarius. Blue can help refocus scattered creativity into a single channel, relieve anxiety and stress and relax muscles. It is a communicative colour that makes others pay attention and be more agreeable. Thus it may be helpful to wear blue to negotiations. Aquarius finding their minds scattered or speech stilted may find solace in adding blue to their wardrobes. Gemstones such as sapphire or lapis lazuli make good accessories.
Pisces’ most empowering colour is beautiful lush turquoise. Turquoise is associated with the planet Neptune; Pisces’ planet, and is considered one of the more unique colours in the world. A combination of shades of blue and green; this colour manages to combine the most positive effects of both shades
In colour therapy, turquoise is considered one of the most tranquil and peaceful colour. It is associated with clear two-way communication and can be considered a social or ‘conversation-starter’ colour. It is often used as a healing colour and to aid in the flow of energy and removing blockages in the body. Turquoise is also known for encouraging skin growth, boosting metabolism, allowing for easier breathing and cooling the body. An interesting fact about turquoise is that the gemstones was named before the colour.
Turquoise is also associated with invigoration, clarity in thinking, concentration and expression; characteristics that Pisces strives to embody. It is known to increase creativity and soothe restlessness. It is a colour used to help boost self-esteem, self-expression and perception. Pisces who may find their decision making process halted or that their observational skills are cloudy or uncertain may find their mind cleared by the addition of turquoise or aqua colours to their wardrobe. Gemstones such as turquoise or aquamarine make good accessories.
Aries’ most empowering colour is that of fiery bright red. Red can be associated with both the red planet, Mars; which is Aries’ planet, and the base/root chakra located at the base of the spine. The root chakra is associated with security and foundation.
In color therapy, red is considered one of the most positive colours. It can help to boost strength, increase metabolism and act as a natural stimulant. In many countries, red is considered a color of beauty or luck. An interesting fact is that red is the first colour you can no longer see after the sun sets. An absence of red could signify a time of rest.
Red can also represent love, passion, war and power; all characteristics that can come to define an Aries. Bold and intense shades of red can help to transform and bring out an Aries’ daring and zest for life. It can enhance the positive sides of an Aries’ personality and allow for them to stand out in a crowd. Aries suffering from shyness or pessimism, may find their confidence and optimism boosted with just a simple addition of bright red to their wardrobe or belongings. Gemstones; such as ruby or bloodstone can be good accessories.
Taurus’ most empowering colour is fresh natural green. Green can be associated with both the planet Venus; which is Taurus’ planet, and the heart chakra located at the heart and breast area. The heart chakra is associated with love, relationships and immunity.
In colour therapy, green is the colour of balance, the earth and peace. It can help to calm people down, lower blood pressure and promote good muscle or tissue growth. There is a reason people are told to stare at green things when they want to relax their eyes. An interesting fact about green, is that it is the colour between the primary colours blue and yellow; representing it’s nature to help balance and harmonize.
Green can also represent creativity, prosperity, peace and growth; all characteristics that Taurus tends to strive to embody. Bright and healthy shades of green can help bring out a Taurus’ youthful and generous nature. It can help improve memory and strengthen familial ties. Taurus who are experiencing stress or suffering from allergies or muscle contractions can find their moods and ailments improved by planting green plants around their home or adding bright green to their wardrobe. Gemstones; such as emerald or jade are one of the best accessories.
Gemini’s most empowering colour is deep cheerful yellow. Yellow can be associated with both Mercury; which is Gemini’s planet, and the solar plexus chakra located on upper part of the stomach, below the ribs. The solar plexus chakra is associated with willpower, independence and clarity of mind.
In colour therapy, yellow is one of the most stimulating colors. It can help to reduce depression, stimulate appetite and increase mental agility and perception. People who wear yellow in public are considered self-confident and energetic. An interesting fact about yellow is that it can help those suffering from night blindness as it naturally filters out blue light.
Yellow also represents intellect, communication, positivity and hope; characteristics that Gemini are often known for. Yellow can also aid in dealing with diseases or ailments of the liver or gallbladder. It can also improve motor skills and develop the brain. Deep and golden yellow shades of yellow can help uplift and boost a Gemini’s mood and memory. Gemini who find trouble getting their ideas across or feel weighed down by their environment may be able to turn their troubles around by adding yellow to their workplace environment or wardrobe. Gemstones; such as citrine or topaz can make good accessories.
Cancer’s most empowering colour is creamy clean white. White can be associated with both the moon; which is Cancer’s planet, and the crown chakra located at the top of the head. The crown chakra is associated with a universal spirituality and connection with a higher consciousness.
In colour therapy, white is considered the colour of purity, cleanliness and clarity. As white is made up of all colours, it can help to boost and strengthen the overall systems of the body. It is considered a cleansing and traditional colour; often worn to formal events in many parts of the world such as weddings or ceremonies. An interesting fact about white is that doctors wore white after the 19th century as it promotes healing, hope and recovery.
White also represents innocent thinking, neatness, simplicity and nurture; traits that Cancer comes to embody and strive for. White is also said to help in healing infections, soothe fevers and help calm anxiety or panic. White is often considered one of the calm colours. Cancer who may feel antsy or uncomfortable in public may find themselves more grounded by carrying or adding white accessories to their wardrobe. Gemstones such as opal or moonstone make good accessories.
Leo’s most empowering colour is radiant royal orange. Orange can be associated with the Sun; which is Leo’s planet, and the sacral chakra located at the lower abdomen. The sacral chakra is associated with sexuality, emotions and goals.
In colour therapy, orange is considered one of the most spontaneous and joyous colours. It can help to increase sexual potency, boost constructiveness and stimulate the mind. It can help reduce bloating and all kinds of cramping. Orange is also considered a social colour. An interesting fact about orange is that in the Elizabethan Era, only nobles were allowed to wear orange as it was a royal colour.
Orange also represents drive, determination and enthusiasm; characteristics that boldly describes Leo. Coincidentally, orange is one of the harder, but rewarding colours to be able to pull off. Much like working with a Leo can be challenging, but pay off greatly. It is also a color that can enhance workplace relationships and create a more fun and communicative environment. Leos who may be feeling a ‘slump’ or dip in creativity and drive may find their energy regained when they add subtle shades of orange to their wardrobe. Garnet or orange jasper make good accessories.
Virgo’s most empowering colour is natural earthy brown. Brown can be associated with the planet Earth and can be considered the colour that connects us all to Mother Earth and nature. As such, the colour also relates to the environment and people that surrounds a person.
In colour therapy, brown is considered a colour of stability, security and material wealth. As such a stable colour, brown can help increase mental focus and concentration, calm down hyperactivity and make one appear more sincere and trustworthy to others. It is a colour that learns to blend in and be comfortable. An interesting fact about brown is that brown in dreams signifies one needs to reconnect with their roots.
Brown also represents maturity, practicality and decisiveness; characteristics that often describe the collected Virgo. Brown must be used sparingly, as too much of it can represent being stagnancy in life. Natural woodsy browns can help stabilise immune systems and signify controlled and careful growth in life. Virgos that find themselves ‘spacing out’ or unable to focus themselves, may find their minds cleared and concentration returned with the addition of light browns to their environment or wardrobe. Gemstones such as tiger’s eye or brown topaz make good accessories.
Libra’s most empowering colour is light airy pink. Pink has been, traditionally, the colour that has almost universally represented unconditional love; both romantic and platonic. It is also one of the best known and utilised colours in colour therapy.
In colour therapy, pink is considered one of the most beneficial healing colours due to it’s universal message and understanding. Pink has been said to help instil a sense of youthfulness, connect people to their emotions, heal feelings of grief and calm down erratic or panicked behaviour. Pink has also been used to treat infection, inflammations and various other skin ailments. An interesting fact about pink is that it is used in some prison cells to calm down agitated or violent inmates.
Pink also represents femininity, mental intuitiveness, compassion and tenderness; traits that often describe the nurturing Libra. Darker shades of pink can also represent passion. Pink is a nonthreatening colour and can be used to make one appear more agreeable or loving. It can also signify good overall health and aid people in setting positive mindsets. Libra who feel cut off from their own emotions or frustrated easily may find their emotions settled by adding light pink to their wardrobe. Gemstones such as rose quartz or pink pearls make good accessories.