Skin Color

HEX #E8BEAC / RGB (232, 190, 172)

What is Skin Color?

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Skin has the hex code #E8BEAC. The equivalent RGB values are (232, 190, 172), which means it is composed of 39% red, 32% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:18 Y:26 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, Skin has a hue of 18°, 26% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
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.

Skin 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.

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Skin Color Codes

Hex Code#E8BEAC
RGB Values(232, 190, 172)
CMYK Values(0%, 18%, 26%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(18°, 26%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC99
Inverse Color#174153 [Japanese Indigo]
Closest Pantone®7520 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#ACD6E8 [Light Blue]
Skin Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C9C9C9
Weighted Average (Luma)#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

Skin Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E8BEAC. Complementary color is ACD6E8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Skin is Light Blue with the hex code #ACD6E8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E8BEAC color is offered by #ACD6E8. 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 (E8BEAC, E8DCAC and E8ACB8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Skin (#E8BEAC) are Cookies And Cream (#E8DCAC) and Pale Chestnut (#E8ACB8). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Skin 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 (E8BEAC, ACE8DC and ACB8E8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Skin (#E8BEAC) are #ACE8DC (Powder Blue) and #ACB8E8 (Maximum Blue Purple). 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 (E8BEAC, ACE8BE and BEACE8)

Triadic Palette

Skin triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #ACE8BE (Sea Foam Green) and #BEACE8 (Maximum Blue Purple) along with #E8BEAC 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 (E8BEAC, ACE8BE, ACD6E8 and E8ACD6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Skin has four colors - #ACE8BE (Sea Foam Green), #ACD6E8 (Light Blue) and #E8ACD6 (Light Orchid) in addition to the base color (#E8BEAC). 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 (E8BEAC, B8E8AC, ACD6E8 and DCACE8)

Square Palette

Skin square color palette has #B8E8AC (Celadon), #ACD6E8 (Light Blue) and #DCACE8 (Medium Lavender Magenta). 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

Skin Color Rainbow Palette

Our Skin 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 Skin Color


  • Transparent EDCBBDEDCBBD
  • Transparent EFD2C5EFD2C5
  • Transparent F1D8CDF1D8CD
  • Transparent F4DFD6F4DFD6
  • Transparent F6E5DEF6E5DE
  • Transparent F8ECE6F8ECE6
  • Transparent FAF2EEFAF2EE
  • Transparent FDF9F7FDF9F7


  • Transparent D3B2A3D3B2A3
  • Transparent C9AB9FC9AB9F
  • Transparent BEA59ABEA59A
  • Transparent B49F96B49F96
  • Transparent AA9992AA9992
  • Transparent 9F938D9F938D
  • Transparent 958C89958C89
  • Transparent 8A86848A8684


  • Transparent BA988ABA988A
  • Transparent A28578A28578
  • Transparent 8B72678B7267
  • Transparent 745F56745F56
  • Transparent 5D4C455D4C45
  • Transparent 463934463934
  • Transparent 2E26222E2622
  • Transparent 171311171311

Skin Color Patterns

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    Skin Gingham Checks

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    Skin Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Skin Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Skin Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Skin Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Skin Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Skin Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Skin Plaid Pattern

Skin Color Interior Ideas

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