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Brown Hair Color

HEX #8A6351 / RGB (138, 99, 81)

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What is Brown Hair Color?

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Brown Hair has the hex code #8A6351. The equivalent RGB values are (138, 99, 81), which means it is composed of 43% red, 31% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:41 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, Brown Hair has a hue of 19°, 41% saturation and a brightness value of 54%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Brown Hair is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Brown Hair Color Codes

Hex Code#8A6351
RGB Values(138, 99, 81)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 41%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(19°, 41%, 54%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#759CAE [Weldon Blue]
Closest Pantone®875 C
Closest RAL8000 [Green brown]
Complementary Color#51788A [Jelly Bean Blue]
Brown Hair Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Luma)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A7A7A7

Brown Hair Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8A6351. Complementary color is 51788A

Complementary Palette

The complement of Brown Hair is Jelly Bean Blue with the hex code #51788A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8A6351 color is offered by #51788A. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (8A6351, 8A8051 and 8A515C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Brown Hair (#8A6351) are Dark Tan (#8A8051) and Rose Taupe (#8A515C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Brown Hair with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (8A6351, 518A80 and 515C8A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Brown Hair (#8A6351) are #518A80 (Wintergreen Dream) and #515C8A (Purple Navy). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (8A6351, 518A63 and 63518A)

Triadic Palette

Brown Hair triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #518A63 (Middle Green) and #63518A (Dark Lavender) along with #8A6351 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (8A6351, 518A63, 51788A and 8A5178)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Brown Hair has four colors - #518A63 (Middle Green), #51788A (Jelly Bean Blue) and #8A5178 (Sugar Plum) in addition to the base color (#8A6351). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (8A6351, 5C8A51, 51788A and 80518A)

Square Palette

Brown Hair square color palette has #5C8A51 (Middle Green), #51788A (Jelly Bean Blue) and #80518A (Razzmic Berry). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Brown Hair Color Rainbow Palette

Our Brown Hair rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Brown Hair Color


  • Transparent A18274A18274
  • Transparent AD9285AD9285
  • Transparent B9A197B9A197
  • Transparent C5B1A8C5B1A8
  • Transparent D0C1B9D0C1B9
  • Transparent DCD0CBDCD0CB
  • Transparent E8E0DCE8E0DC
  • Transparent F3EFEEF3EFEE


  • Transparent 88695A88695A
  • Transparent 876C5F876C5F
  • Transparent 866F64866F64
  • Transparent 857269857269
  • Transparent 84746D84746D
  • Transparent 837772837772
  • Transparent 827A77827A77
  • Transparent 817D7B817D7B


  • Transparent 6E4F416E4F41
  • Transparent 614539614539
  • Transparent 533B31533B31
  • Transparent 453229453229
  • Transparent 372820372820
  • Transparent 291E18291E18
  • Transparent 1C14101C1410
  • Transparent 0E0A080E0A08

Brown Hair Color Patterns

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    Brown Hair Gingham Checks

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    Brown Hair Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Brown Hair Polka Dots Pattern

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    Brown Hair Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brown Hair Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brown Hair Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brown Hair Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Brown Hair Plaid Pattern

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