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A comprehensive guide to hex color #ffb6c1

About hex color #ffb6c1 - Light pink

Hex color #ffb6c1 is commonly known by the name "Light pink". It's labeled as "pink". When people spot the color pink in ads, they may think of some of the following attributes: warmth, youth, soft or fluffy, femininity, and health care. This color isn't popular for finance. Deezer is using a color close to Light pink in their branding. (Explore brands using Light pink).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #ffb6c1 is created using 100% red, 71.4% green, and 75.7% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 28.6% magenta, 24.3% yellow, and 0% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
100%
 
71.4%
 
75.7%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
28.6%
 
24.3%
0%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#ffb6c1 is made up of R: 255, G: 182, B: 193 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:28.63, Y:24.31, K:0 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16758465 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcccc. This color is named "Light pink". Black should be used ontop of #ffb6c1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ffb6c1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ffb6c1
Websafe hex #ffcccc
rgb 255, 182, 193
rgb percent (%) 99.61%, 71.09%, 75.39%
rgba R: 255, G: 182, B: 193, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:28.63, Y:24.31, K:0
hsv 350.96, 100, 85.69
hsb 350.96, 28.63, 100
luma 204.888
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 237, 181, 191
Closest named color Light pink
Hunter-Lab 76.53, 28.26, 4.48
CIE-L*ab 81.05, 27.97, 5.03
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 81.05, 28.42, 10.19
CIE-L*uv 81.05, 45.75, 2.11°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #ffb6c1. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #ffb6c1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b5fff2.

Design Tip: It's not unusual for complimentary colors to appear jarring given their contrast, so be sure to tweak vibrancies to your liking.

#b5fff2
#ffb6c1

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ffb6c1 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b5fff2.

Design Tip: The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

#b5e6ff
#ffb6c1
#b5ffce

Triadic

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

Design Tip: This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

#b5c2ff
#ffb6c1
#c2ffb5

Tetradic

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Design Tip: To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

#f2b5ff
#b5fff2
#c2ffb5
#ffb6c1

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

#ffb5e6
#ffb6c1
#ffceb5

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #ffb6c1: "romance".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #ffb6c1 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #ffb6c1 with black #000000.

#332426
#4c3639
#66484d
#7f5b60
#996d73
#b27f87
#cc919a
#e5a3ad

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ffb6c1 with white #FFFFFF.

#ffc4cd
#ffcbd3
#ffd3d9
#ffdae0
#ffe1e6
#ffe9ec
#fff0f2
#fff7f8

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ffb6c1 with gray #808080.

#998a8d
#a69093
#b2959a
#bf9ba0
#cca0a7
#d8a5ad
#e5abb4
#f2b0ba

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 #ffb6c1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #ffb6c1 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 #ffb6c1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #ffb6c1 appears as #fcb6d0 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #f3b7e5 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #ffb6c1

#ffb6c1 might 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.

Light pink
Cherry blossom pink
Spanish pink
Nadeshiko pink
Pink
Melon
Bubble gum
Baby pink

Furthest named colors to #ffb6c1

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #ffb6c1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Black
Mahogany
Registration black
Vampire black
Smoky black
French Middle Red Purple
Chinese black
Licorice

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #ffb6c1, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Deezer uses the color #ffaaaa

#ffaaaa
#00c7f2
#c1f1fc
#c2ff00
#ebffac
#ff0000
#ff0092
#ffc2e5
#ffed00
   
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #ffb6c1
Java new Color(255, 182, 193)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 182, 193);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:1 green:0.7137 blue:0.7569 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(1f, 0.7137f, 0.7569f);
Swift UIColor(red:1, green:0.7137, blue:0.7569, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $C1B6FF
Python Color('#ffb6c1')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ffb6c1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16758465 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 182, 193.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111111111011011011000001
Hexffb6c1
Octal377266301
Decimal255182193

If you're considering using #ffb6c1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ffb6c1 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #ffb6c1 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #ffb6c1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ffb6c1 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ffb6c1 background.

This text is hex color #ffb6c1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #ffb6c1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ffb6c1 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ffb6c1 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #ffb6c1.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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