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Lipstick Red Color

HEX #B31B38 / RGB (179, 27, 56)

Bright red lipstick

What is Lipstick Red Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 19-1764 TCX, Lipstick Red color hex code is #B31B38 with RGB equivalent (179, 27, 56). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Lipstick Red can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Lipstick Red Color Codes

Hex Code#B31B38
RGB Values(179, 27, 56)
CMYK Values(0%, 85%, 69%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(349°, 85%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#4CE4C7 [Turquoise]
Pantone®19-1764 TCX
Closest RAL3027 [Raspberry red]
Complementary Color#1BB396 [Light Sea Green]
Lipstick Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#575757
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4C4C4C
Weighted Average (Luma)#3D3D3D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#828282

Lipstick Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B31B38. Complementary color is 1BB396

Complementary Palette

The complement of Lipstick Red is Light Sea Green with the hex code #1BB396. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B31B38 color is offered by #1BB396. 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 (B31B38, B34A1B and B31B84)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Lipstick Red (#B31B38) are Metallic Brown (#B34A1B) and Medium Violet-Red (#B31B84). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Lipstick Red 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 (B31B38, 1BB34A and 1B84B3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Lipstick Red (#B31B38) are #1BB34A (Green (Pantone)) and #1B84B3 (Cyan Cornflower Blue). 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 (B31B38, 38B31B and 1B38B3)

Triadic Palette

Lipstick Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #38B31B (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #1B38B3 (Persian Blue) along with #B31B38 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 (B31B38, 38B31B, 1BB396 and 961BB3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Lipstick Red has four colors - #38B31B (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #1BB396 (Light Sea Green) and #961BB3 (Violet (RYB)) in addition to the base color (#B31B38). 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 (B31B38, 84B31B, 1BB396 and 4A1BB3)

Square Palette

Lipstick Red square color palette has #84B31B (Dark Lemon Lime), #1BB396 (Light Sea Green) and #4A1BB3 (Interdimensional Blue). 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

Lipstick Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Lipstick Red 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.

B31B37 B3811B 62B31B 1BB356 1B8EB3 2B1BB3 AD1BB3

Tints, Tones & Shades of Lipstick Red Color


  • Transparent C24960C24960
  • Transparent CA5F74CA5F74
  • Transparent D17688D17688
  • Transparent D98D9CD98D9C
  • Transparent E1A4AFE1A4AF
  • Transparent E8BBC3E8BBC3
  • Transparent F0D1D7F0D1D7
  • Transparent F7E8EBF7E8EB


  • Transparent A92F46A92F46
  • Transparent A4394EA4394E
  • Transparent 9F43559F4355
  • Transparent 9A4E5C9A4E5C
  • Transparent 945863945863
  • Transparent 8F626A8F626A
  • Transparent 8A6C728A6C72
  • Transparent 857679857679


  • Transparent 8F162D8F162D
  • Transparent 7D13277D1327
  • Transparent 6B10226B1022
  • Transparent 5A0E1C5A0E1C
  • Transparent 480B16480B16
  • Transparent 360811360811
  • Transparent 24050B24050B
  • Transparent 120306120306

Lipstick Red Color Patterns

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    Lipstick Red Gingham Checks

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    Lipstick Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lipstick Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lipstick Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lipstick Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lipstick Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lipstick Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lipstick Red Plaid Pattern

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