Faux-Lotion blue (#33ffff) color information

The hexidecimal color, #33ffff, greatly resembles "Lotion blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Lotion blue (#33ffff), used in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #33ffff

#33ffff is made up of (51, 255, 255) in RGB colorspace and (80.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3407871 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #33ffff. Black should be used ontop of #33ffff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #33ffff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #33ffff luma #193.75
Websafe hex #33ffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(51, 255, 255) Adobe RGB (149.00, 254.00, 255.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(20%, 100%, 100%) Closest named color Lotion blue
rgba rgba(51.0, 255.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, -40.98, -14.53)
cmyk cmyk(80.00, 0.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (91.23, -45.56, -13.95)
hsv hsv(180.02, 100.00, 60.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (91.23, 47.65, 197.02)
hsb hsb(180.02, 80.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (91.23, -67.49, -15.25)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Lotion blue (#33ffff)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #33ffff and the second color is called the "compliment" #ff3333.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Lotion blue (#33ffff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #33ffff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ff3333.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Lotion blue (#33ffff)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Lotion blue (#33ffff)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Lotion blue (#33ffff)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #33ffff

Lighter shades are produced by blending #33ffff with white

Faux-Lotion blue (#33ffff)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #33ffff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #33ffff

When you combine pure gray with this color, #33ffff, tones are produced.

Faux-Lotion blue (#33ffff) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #33ffff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#33ffff → #ff3333
#33ffff → #70ffff
#33ffff → #000000
#33ffff → #3399ff
#33ffff → #1e9999
#33ffff → #33ff99

#33ffff in different lighting conditions

Seeing #33ffff on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #33ffff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #33ffff

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#33ffffmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#33ffff popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#33ffff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#33ffff in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #33ffff
Java new Color(51, 255, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 51, 255, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:51 green:255 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(51f, 255f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:51, green:255, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ffff33
Python Color('#33ffff')

Base Conversions of hex color #33ffff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #33ffff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3407871 while the individual RGB conversions are: 51, 255, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110011 11111111 11111111
Hex 33 ff ff
Octal 63 377 377
Decimal 51 255 255

#33ffff Icons

If you're considering using #33ffff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Lotion blue (#33ffff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #33ffff colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #33ffff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #33ffff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #33ffff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #33ffff background.
This text is hex color #33ffff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #33ffff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #33ffff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #33ffff and white (#ffffff) background.