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Hex #c4a1a5

#c4a1a5 is a great light red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #c4a1a5 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#c4a1a5 Conversion table


red (light red)


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R 196   G 161   B 165   copy to clipboard


H 353.14   S 0.23   L 0.7


C 0%   M 14%   Y 12%   K 23%
Usage of red The color #c4a1a5 is a great light shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#c4a1a5 Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#c4a1a5 to RGB conversion

196% RED
161% GREEN
165% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(196, 161, 165); // for css text color
background-color: rgb(196, 161, 165); // for css background-color

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#c4a1a5 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 13.73 % 12.16 % 23.14 %

#c4a1a5 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
353.143 0.23 0.7

CSS code: color: hsl(353.1, 23%, 70%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #c4a1a5

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage for headings: not recommended (low contrast)
Usage as fill color: recommended
Usage for buttons: watch out for enough contrast

As a rather light shade, this color can very well be used as a fill/background, also to bigger elements. If there is no obvious reason, we do not recommend using it as text-color on white backgrounds (low contrast gives bad accessability-rating). Some usage-examples for #c4a1a5

Color Examples: This is a red Heading in #c4a1a5

This shows how text with the hex-color #c4a1a5 would look on a white background. Because of the lightness of the color this color is not recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what you are doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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