Faded Pink

HEX #C4A8B4 / RGB (196, 168, 180)

What is Faded Pink Color?

Faded Pink (Hex code: C4A8B4) Thumbnail

Faded Pink has the hex code #C4A8B4. The equivalent RGB values are (196, 168, 180), which means it is composed of 36% red, 31% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:8 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, Faded Pink has a hue of 334°, 14% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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.

Faded Pink 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the faded pink CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Faded Pink Color Codes

Hex Code#C4A8B4
RGB Values(196, 168, 180)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 8%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(334°, 14%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#CC99CC
Inverse Color#3B574B [Gray-Asparagus]
Closest Pantone®5155 C
Closest RAL7044 [Silk grey]
Complementary Color#A8C4B8 [Opal]
Faded Pink Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Faded Pink Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C4A8B4. Complementary color is A8C4B8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Faded Pink is Opal with the hex code #A8C4B8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C4A8B4 color is offered by #A8C4B8. 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 (C4A8B4, C4AAA8 and C4A8C2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Faded Pink (#C4A8B4) are Silver Pink (#C4AAA8) and Lilac (#C4A8C2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Faded Pink 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 (C4A8B4, A8C4AA and A8C2C4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Faded Pink (#C4A8B4) are #A8C4AA (Cambridge Blue) and #A8C2C4 (Opal). 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 (C4A8B4, B4C4A8 and A8B4C4)

Triadic Palette

Faded Pink triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B4C4A8 (Ash Gray) and #A8B4C4 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) along with #C4A8B4 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 (C4A8B4, B4C4A8, A8C4B8 and B8A8C4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Faded Pink has four colors - #B4C4A8 (Ash Gray), #A8C4B8 (Opal) and #B8A8C4 (Lilac) in addition to the base color (#C4A8B4). 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 (C4A8B4, C2C4A8, A8C4B8 and AAA8C4)

Square Palette

Faded Pink square color palette has #C2C4A8 (Dark Vanilla), #A8C4B8 (Opal) and #AAA8C4 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)). 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

Faded Pink Color Rainbow Palette

Our Faded Pink 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 Faded Pink Color


  • Transparent D0B9C3#D0B9C3
  • Transparent D6C2CB#D6C2CB
  • Transparent DCCBD2#DCCBD2
  • Transparent E2D4DA#E2D4DA
  • Transparent E7DCE1#E7DCE1
  • Transparent EDE5E9#EDE5E9
  • Transparent F3EEF0#F3EEF0
  • Transparent F9F6F8#F9F6F8


  • Transparent B6A0AA#B6A0AA
  • Transparent B09CA4#B09CA4
  • Transparent A9989F#A9989F
  • Transparent A2949A#A2949A
  • Transparent 9B9095#9B9095
  • Transparent 948C90#948C90
  • Transparent 8E888A#8E888A
  • Transparent 878485#878485


  • Transparent 9D8690#9D8690
  • Transparent 89767E#89767E
  • Transparent 76656C#76656C
  • Transparent 62545A#62545A
  • Transparent 4E4348#4E4348
  • Transparent 3B3236#3B3236
  • Transparent 272224#272224
  • Transparent 141112#141112

Faded Pink Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Faded Pink Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Faded Pink Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Pink Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Pink Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Pink Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Pink Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Pink Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Pink Plaid Pattern