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Tell All the Guys in Your Life: Stop Wearing Red

Glamour | Posted 09.11.2015 | Style

By Leah Melby, Glamour (Photo: Courtesy of brand) According to a new study out of Britain's Durham University, the color of power is also the color...

These Harry Potter Lipsticks Are Nothing Short Of Magical

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.28.2015 | Style

This might be the most beautiful way to keep the magic of "Harry Potter" alive.  LA Splash, an LA based cosmetics company created a line of ...

How Colors Impacted My Happiness and Professional Success

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

In trying to understand people better and communicate more simply, colors have propelled my life in immeasurable ways -- from jubilant moods to more self-awareness.

Sara Boboltz

A Brief Yet Complex Color History Of Crayola Crayons | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts

Few things stir up childhood nostalgia as quickly as a fresh box of crayons. It's easy to see what makes them an appealing collectors' i...

Step Into Spring With 3 Colors

Linda Lauren | Posted 05.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Lauren

Recently, I had the pleasure to be a guest expert on HuffPost Live to speak about how painting rooms in particular colors can change your life when ...

5 Surefire Ways To Find Out Which Colors Flatter You Most

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sara Schwartz | Posted 04.25.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM If you came of age in the 1970s, you likely figured out your best colors based on the seasonal color wheel, which mat...

A Beginner's Guide To Basic French Macarons

Jessica Kelly | Posted 04.23.2015 | Taste
Jessica Kelly

Fear not, beginner bakers! I think I've found a "go to" basic macaron recipe to help you get started.

What Your Kid's Favorite Color Really Means

Mike Reynolds | Posted 06.22.2015 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

I did some digging into what a child's favorite color actually says about their identity, and the results are astounding.

Where's the Color?

Bill Marriott | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Bill Marriott

There's a famous 1980s hamburger TV commercial where a little old lady opens the bun of a hamburger only to find a dime-sized paddy and says, "Where's the beef?" I recently opened the door to our test room and asked, "Where's the color?"

How To Pick The Right Color For Your Baby's Nursery

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.25.2015 | Parents

When choosing a color for your baby's nursery, color expert Linda Lauren told HuffPost Live on Monday that it's all about picking relaxing colors for ...

Study: What Your Favorite Color Says About Your Value as a Human Being

Galanty Miller | Posted 05.07.2015 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Some people looked at the dress and saw white and gold. Some people looked at the dress and saw blue and black. I looked at the dress and saw 1980s pro wrestling legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka. Scientists say it has something to do with the reflection of the light.

Why Everyone Needs A Color-Coded Bookshelf

Domino | Posted 04.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

We see them. We dream of them. We want them in our own homes. Here's how to bring in color (in an orderly fashion, of course!).

2015 Wedding Trends

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 03.24.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

In honor of 2015, here are 15 wedding trends that you will be seeing throughout the year. You may recognize some of these trends from last year, and even years past.

On the Culture Front: Marc Maron, Tig Notaro, Antica Pesa and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 01.11.2015 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Antica Pesa, which has a sister restaurant in Italy, serves top-notch Roman fare in a muted Williamsburg-cool setting that feels like the culmination of the neighborhood's increasing blend of hip and high-end.

A Brief, Saturated History Of Colors In Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts

Manganese black. Yellow ocher. Vermilion. Ultramarine. These pigments sound delicious. Their names are so sharp and elegant, it's as if the terms emot...

Out of the Blue

Randy Malamud | Posted 12.15.2014 | College
Randy Malamud

The Nobel Prize in physics was awarded last week to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, who devised a way to create a semi-conductor that emits blue, thus enabling the LEDs that illuminate our phones, televisions, and computers. They provide an opportunity for us to reflect back on the cultural potency of blueness.

I'm the Crystal (And So Are You): A Poem for Cold Times

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

I'm the crystal/ I'm the light/ Inextinguishable and bright

Matisse in Texas

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts
Sidonie Sawyer

Sounds like an oxymoron -- Matisse was such a sophisticated man, why would the city of the Alamo, the long-horn cows, and BBQ in all shapes and style be interested in the French painter's work, one wonders

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Gregory Ciotti

The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting -- and most controversial -- aspects of marketing. To alleviate this trend and give proper treatment to a truly fascinating element of human behavior, we've reviewed a selection of the most reliable research on color theory and persuasion.

The Best Paint Colors for Every Type of Kitchen | Posted 09.10.2014 | HuffPost Home

Painting your kitchen walls is one of the quickest, and easiest ways to re-do a kitchen. Before you rush out and buy gallons of paint, think carefully about what your dream kitchen looks like.

Drop Into Your Ancientness

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Miriam Ava

walk the lavender fields of Provence through the grains of earth at lilac dawn when clouds are opalescent air barefoot drop into the sweetness tha...

The Best Fans From Every World Cup Nation

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.17.2014 | World

Competition is fierce at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and not only on the field. As fans from around the world cheer on their teams, each nation appears t...

Heal With Colors

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Sriya Chakravarti

"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most." Colors are therapeutic. They have a direct effect on our mood, and well be...

Over 300 Years Ago, An Artist Created And Documented Every Color You Can Think Of

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.08.2014 | Arts

Thanks to Pantone, the contemporary authority on all things color, we have a way of documenting the chromatic flow -- all 2,100 hues it's gleaned from...

The Color Wars

John Feffer | Posted 04.08.2014 | World
John Feffer

The use of colors to identify the sides in a conflict is certainly nothing new. The U.S. Civil War was a contest between the Union blues and the Confederate grays. The Russian civil war following the Bolshevik revolution of 1917 pitted the Reds against the Whites.