Color Theory: 10 Facts About The Color Blue

Want to slim down? Try eating off of a blue plate. The color is said to lessen appetites making the act of eating “unappealing.”

Looking to land an interview? Wear blue. The color is associated with dependability, loyalty (true blue) and commitment (hence, the use of “something blue” in wedding ceremonies).

A beautiful result of a genetic mutation, only 8 percent of the world’s population has blue eyes.

In China, the color was often associated with pain but in the United States, children are most comfortable with caretakers wearing blue.

Painting an office or room blue is said to increase the productivity of those working in the environment. This also works at the gym as lifters tend to lift heavier weights when surrounded by the color.

Woman in Blue Bikini on Beach with Cocktail,  Brenda Della Casam Color Theory: 10 Facts About The Color Blue, Brenda Della Casa, BDC Life In Style,

Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.

Avoid blue in the summer unless you have “bug off” on. Mosquitos are twice as attracted to the color than any other.

Each year Blue Ribbons are tied to trees and posts to increase the awareness of Child Abuse.

Like the color blue? You’re not alone. In fact, 40% of the world’s population polled claim the color as their favorite.

Often misreported as violet, screen legend, Elizabeth Taylor’s eyes were actually a deep blue.

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