Mexican Pink has the hex code #E4007C. The equivalent RGB values are (228, 0, 124), which means it is composed of
65% red, 0% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:46 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, Mexican Pink has a hue of 327°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 89%. 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.
Made famous by Ramón Valdiosera, Mexican Pink (or rosa mexicano in Spanish), is a bright color leaning more towards magenta and purple than red. It is used extensively in Mexican culture, typically the serape. The color also is part of the brand guide of Mexico country where it is used as pure magenta in CMYK codes (0, 100, 0, 0) and Process Magenta in Pantone®. Other names: Mexican Rose, Rosa Mexicano
The complement of Mexican Pink is Malachite with the hex code #00E468. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E4007C color is offered by #00E468. 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.
The analogous colors of Mexican Pink (#E4007C) are KU Crimson (#E4000A) and Phlox (#DA00E4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Mexican 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Mexican Pink (#E4007C) are #0AE400 (Electric Green) and #00E4DA (Bright Turquoise). 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.
Mexican Pink triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7CE400 (Alien Armpit) and #007CE4 (Blue Cola) along with #E4007C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Mexican Pink has four colors - #7CE400 (Alien Armpit), #00E468 (Malachite) and #6800E4 (Electric Indigo) in addition to the base color (#E4007C). 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.
Mexican Pink square color palette has #E4DA00 (Peridot), #00E468 (Malachite) and #000AE4 (Medium 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.
Mexican Pink Color Rainbow Palette
Our Mexican 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.