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Chinese Fortune: What Are Your Lucky and Unlucky Colors?

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Knowing whether you’re hot, cold, or neutral (yin or yang) helps determine your fortune plus other things like what your lucky and unlucky colors are.

Decorating your home or office or accenting your clothing with your lucky color is said to enhance your luck. It’s not necessary to dye your hair a lucky color or solely wear lucky color clothing or decorate your home or office entirely in lucky colors, though in general, the more lucky colors, the better.

Yang (Hot or Neutral People of Yang Nature) Lucky Colors

  • White
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Black
  • Gray
  • Blue
Yang Unlucky Colors (Hot or Neutral People of Yang Nature)
  • Turquoise
  • Green
  • Red
  • Orange
  • Purple
Yin Lucky Colors (Cold or Neutral People of Yin Nature)
  • Turquoise
  • Green
  • Red
  • Orange
  • Purple
Yin Unlucky Colors (Cold or Neutral People of Yin Nature)
  • White
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Black
  • Gray
  • Blue

If your household contains yin and yang people, then neutral colors (beige, yellow, and brown) can be used to strike a balance. Neutral colors won’t make anyone’s luck better or worse.

Disclaimer: Consulting a Chinese almanac like 2011 Chinese Almanac by Peter So (ISBN 978-988-1905-6-9) or a fortune teller will help you find a detailed, more personal fortune. The 2011 Chinese Almanac by Peter So (ISBN 978-988-1905-6-9) was consulted to compile the information provided here, which is for entertainment purposes only.

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