Turquoise & Cyan Color Meaning

What is the psychology and meaning of the color turquoise and cyan, and what psychological effects can they have, also what does it say about your personality if one is your favorite color?

Color Turquoise/Cyan, Cyan is also known as Aqua, are created out of a combination of the colors blue and green, and their psychological influences are a mix of the two.

Turquoise & Cyan Colors HEX HTML Codes

Turquoise gets its name from the gemstone of the same name. Turquoise is french in origins and it means (Turkish). Turquoise was first used in connection with the color somewhere around the mid to late 16th century.

Cyan is a subtractive primary color on the (CMY Model) commonly used in color printers. Cyan is also a secondary color on the additive (RGB Color Model) it’s created by adding green and blue. Despite having the same name the CMY and RGB versions of cyan are different shades, with the CMY version being a darker hue.

Wearing Turquoise or Cyan

Turquoise and Cyan are very popular colors, many people like them, yet to see somebody wearing either in large amounts is very rare, despite both being attractive colors.

However from a psychology and personality point of view, wearing turquoise or cyan may suggest an inward thinking person or highly intuitive person that doesn’t spend a great deal of time living in the current moment.

Inward intuitive thinking people often see things differently, or more uniquely than most people. This unique thinking manifests itself in the external world, for example in the colors that they choose to wear, plus other outward expressions and choices.

They’re more interested in doing their own thing and self expression rather than trying to fit in with or follow the crowd. Even though they’re bright colors that stands out, a wearer would probably not be looking for attention, simply wishing to express themselves without looking for the approval or opinions of others.

Personality if Turquoise or Cyan is a Favorite Color

Independence is important to you, you don’t like to rely on others for help, you pride yourself on being self sufficient. You seek fulfillment in a spiritual sense and you feel like you have lived far beyond your actual age. You have an ability to see things clearly and objectively, you don’t let personal bias affect your decisions or way of thinking.

Good organization is important to you, you feel calm when everything is in its place. You find focusing on one task at a time boring, you prefer to undertake multiple tasks. Because you are good at keeping calm and you like to keep organized you are a natural manager, others respect you because of your composed management style.

Colors Turquoise & Cyan Personality


  • Like blue they promote and encourage peaceful behaviors and calmness.
  • They encourage clear, rational thinking and thoughtfulness.
  • Emotional control or repression of emotions.
  • Encourages cleanliness and hygiene.
Cyan Color Meaning

Negative Keywords

Conceited, selfish, aloof, boastful, unemotional and egotistical.

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  1. Paramvir said:

    Thats exactly me

    May 9, 2018
    • apple said:

      same here

      March 21, 2019
  2. Little said:

    I don’t know what your favourite colour got to do with your personality but this says alot.

    June 23, 2018
  3. Ronin said:

    Aqua/Cyan or the shade of Cyan that matches the Aqua color of the sea has always been my favorite color. Also Azure blue. This personality thing is actually dead on accurate! A little scary.

    June 21, 2019
  4. Minty Marquez said:

    Thank you for describing me… They don’t call me minty for nothing!

    July 24, 2019

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