Cotton White

HEX #FFFBF6 / RGB (255, 251, 246)

What is Cotton White Color?

Cotton White (Hex code: FFFBF6) Thumbnail

Cotton White has the hex code #FFFBF6. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 251, 246), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:2 Y:4 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cotton White has a hue of 33°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Cotton White 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.

Cotton White Color Codes

Hex Code#FFFBF6
RGB Values(255, 251, 246)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 4%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(33°, 4%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFFF
Inverse Color#000409 [Rich Black (FOGRA39)]
Closest Pantone®7436 C
Closest RAL9016 [Traffic white]
Complementary Color#F6FAFF [Ghost White]
Cotton White Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#FBFBFB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#FCFCFC
Weighted Average (Luma)#FBFBFB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F5F5F5

Cotton White Color Palettes

Cotton White is too light to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of FFFBF6. Complementary color is F6FAFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cotton White is Ghost White with the hex code #F6FAFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFFBF6 color is offered by #F6FAFF. 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.

Analogous color palette with (FFFBF6, FFFFF6 and FFF7F6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cotton White (#FFFBF6) are Milk (#FFFFF6) and Snow (#FFF7F6). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cotton White 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (FFFBF6, F6FFFF and F7F6FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cotton White (#FFFBF6) are #F6FFFF (Mint Cream) and #F7F6FF (Ghost White). 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.

Triadic color palette with (FFFBF6, F6FFFB and FBF6FF)

Triadic Palette

Cotton White triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F6FFFB (Mint Cream) and #FBF6FF (Ghost White) along with #FFFBF6 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (FFFBF6, F6FFFB, F6FAFF and FFF6FA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cotton White has four colors - #F6FFFB (Mint Cream), #F6FAFF (Ghost White) and #FFF6FA (Snow) in addition to the base color (#FFFBF6). 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.

Square color palette with (FFFBF6, F6FFF7, F6FAFF and FFF6FF)

Square Palette

Cotton White square color palette has #F6FFF7 (Mint Cream), #F6FAFF (Ghost White) and #FFF6FF (Snow). 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.

Rainbow color

Cotton White Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cotton White 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Cotton White Color


  • Transparent FFFCF8#FFFCF8
  • Transparent FFFCF9#FFFCF9
  • Transparent FFFDFA#FFFDFA
  • Transparent FFFDFB#FFFDFB
  • Transparent FFFDFB#FFFDFB
  • Transparent FFFEFC#FFFEFC
  • Transparent FFFEFD#FFFEFD
  • Transparent FFFFFE#FFFFFE


  • Transparent E6E2DE#E6E2DE
  • Transparent D9D6D3#D9D6D3
  • Transparent CCCAC7#CCCAC7
  • Transparent C0BEBB#C0BEBB
  • Transparent B3B1AF#B3B1AF
  • Transparent A6A5A3#A6A5A3
  • Transparent 999998#999998
  • Transparent 8D8C8C#8D8C8C


  • Transparent CCC9C5#CCC9C5
  • Transparent B3B0AC#B3B0AC
  • Transparent 999794#999794
  • Transparent 807E7B#807E7B
  • Transparent 666462#666462
  • Transparent 4D4B4A#4D4B4A
  • Transparent 333231#333231
  • Transparent 1A1919#1A1919

Cotton White Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Cotton White Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Cotton White Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cotton White Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cotton White Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cotton White Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cotton White Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cotton White Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cotton White Plaid Pattern

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