HEX #D2A9A1 / RGB (210, 169, 161)

What is Flesh Color?

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Flesh has the hex code #D2A9A1. The equivalent RGB values are (210, 169, 161), which means it is composed of 39% red, 31% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:23 K:18. In the HSV/HSB scale, Flesh has a hue of 10°, 23% saturation and a brightness value of 82%.
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.

Flesh 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 flesh CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Flesh Color Codes

Hex Code#D2A9A1
RGB Values(210, 169, 161)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 23%, 18%)
HSV/HSB Values(10°, 23%, 82%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#2D565E [Dark Slate Gray]
Closest Pantone®5015 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#A1CAD2 [Pastel Blue]
Flesh Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Luma)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

Flesh Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D2A9A1. Complementary color is A1CAD2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Flesh is Pastel Blue with the hex code #A1CAD2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D2A9A1 color is offered by #A1CAD2. 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 (D2A9A1, D2C2A1 and D2A1B2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Flesh (#D2A9A1) are Dark Vanilla (#D2C2A1) and Pale Chestnut (#D2A1B2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Flesh 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 (D2A9A1, A1D2C2 and A1B2D2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Flesh (#D2A9A1) are #A1D2C2 (Turquoise Green) and #A1B2D2 (Wild Blue Yonder). 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 (D2A9A1, A1D2A9 and A9A1D2)

Triadic Palette

Flesh triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A1D2A9 (Turquoise Green) and #A9A1D2 (Blue Bell) along with #D2A9A1 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 (D2A9A1, A1D2A9, A1CAD2 and D2A1CA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Flesh has four colors - #A1D2A9 (Turquoise Green), #A1CAD2 (Pastel Blue) and #D2A1CA (Light Medium Orchid) in addition to the base color (#D2A9A1). 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 (D2A9A1, B2D2A1, A1CAD2 and C2A1D2)

Square Palette

Flesh square color palette has #B2D2A1 (Light Moss Green), #A1CAD2 (Pastel Blue) and #C2A1D2 (Lilac). 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

Flesh Color Rainbow Palette

Our Flesh 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 Flesh Color


  • Transparent DBBAB4#DBBAB4
  • Transparent E0C3BD#E0C3BD
  • Transparent E4CBC7#E4CBC7
  • Transparent E9D4D0#E9D4D0
  • Transparent EDDDD9#EDDDD9
  • Transparent F2E5E3#F2E5E3
  • Transparent F6EEEC#F6EEEC
  • Transparent FBF6F6#FBF6F6


  • Transparent C2A19A#C2A19A
  • Transparent B99D97#B99D97
  • Transparent B19994#B19994
  • Transparent A99591#A99591
  • Transparent A1908D#A1908D
  • Transparent 998C8A#998C8A
  • Transparent 908887#908887
  • Transparent 888483#888483


  • Transparent A88781#A88781
  • Transparent 937671#937671
  • Transparent 7E6561#7E6561
  • Transparent 695551#695551
  • Transparent 544440#544440
  • Transparent 3F3330#3F3330
  • Transparent 2A2220#2A2220
  • Transparent 151110#151110

Flesh Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Flesh Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Flesh Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flesh Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flesh Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flesh Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flesh Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flesh Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flesh Plaid Pattern