#b6a6ea Color Information

#b6a6ea Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #b6a6ea. In RGB, it consists of 71.4% Red, 65.1% Green, and 91.8% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 22.2% Cyan, 29.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 8.2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 254.1°, with saturation of 61.8% and lightness of 78.4%. The decimal value for #b6a6ea is 11970282, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc99ff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b6a6ea is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#b6a6ea Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color182, 166, 234 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color71.4%, 65.1%, 91.8% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.286, 0.349, 0.082 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.222, 0.291, 0, 0.082 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color254.1°, 61.8%, 78.4% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color254.1°, 29.1%, 91.8% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color47.779, 43.158, 83.654 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color182, 166, 234 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11970282 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color71.662, 19.706, -32.036 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)71.662, 37.612, 301.597 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color71.662, 3.877, -53.838 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color65.695, 14.855, -29.512 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.274, 0.247, 43.158 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290160362 / 0xffb6a6ea Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc99ff Copy

Shades of #b6a6ea

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b6a6ea, its pure hue is 254.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 61.8%, and its lightness is 78.4%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #b6a6ea, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b0a0e to #ab9cdc.

Tints of #b6a6ea

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b6a6ea, its pure hue is 254.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 61.8%, and its lightness is 78.4%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #b6a6ea, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #baabeb to #fbfafe.

Tones of #b6a6ea

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b6a6ea, its pure hue is 254.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 61.8%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #b6a6ea, which range from #c8c8c8 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ab91ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b6a6ea

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b6a6ea! For #b6a6ea, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #b6a6ea. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b6a6ea

This color, #b6a6ea, consists of 71.4% Red, 65.1% Green, and 91.8% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 182, Green = 166, Blue = 234. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b6a6ea is 22.2% Cyan, 29.1% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 8.2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R71.4%
C22.2%
G65.1%
M29.1%
B91.8%
Y0.0%
K8.2%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 182 166 234
Octal 266 246 352
Hexa #b6 #a6 #ea
Binary 10110110 10100110 11101010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 22 29 0 8
Octal 26 35 0 10
Hexa #16 #1d #00 #08
Binary 00010110 00011101 00000000 00001000

Analogous Colors of #b6a6ea

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b6a6ea — which has hue 254.1° — its analogous colors are located at 224.1° and 284.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6a6ea.

Triadic Colors of #b6a6ea

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #b6a6ea — which has hue 254.1° — its triadic colors are located at 14.1° and 254.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6a6ea.

Complementary Color of #b6a6ea

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b6a6ea — which has hue 254.1° — its complementary color is located at 74.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6a6ea.

Split Complementary Colors of #b6a6ea

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #b6a6ea — which has hue 254.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 44.1° and 254.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6a6ea.

Tetradic Colors of #b6a6ea

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #b6a6ea — which has hue 254.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 164.1°, 254.1°, 344.1°, and 74.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b6a6ea.

Monochromatic Colors of #b6a6ea

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b6a6ea, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #9a89d0 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #d8cdfa (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b6a6ea

We want to make getting started with #b6a6ea on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b6a6ea into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b6a6ea can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #b6a6ea with other HTML elements.

#b6a6ea Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b6a6ea.
<span style="color: #b6a6ea;">The color of this text is #b6a6ea.</span>

#b6a6ea Background Color

The background color for this text is #b6a6ea.
<div style="background-color: #b6a6ea; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b6a6ea.</div>

#b6a6ea Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b6a6ea.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b6a6ea;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b6a6ea.</span>

#b6a6ea Border Color

This is a div with border color #b6a6ea.
<div style="border: #b6a6ea 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b6a6ea.</div>

#b6a6ea Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b6a6ea on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b6a6ea; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b6a6ea on a white background.</div></div>

#b6a6ea Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b6a6ea on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b6a6ea; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b6a6ea on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b6a6ea to White

This is a gradient from #b6a6ea to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b6a6ea,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b6a6ea,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b6a6ea,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b6a6ea,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b6a6ea to white.</div>

Gradient from #b6a6ea to Black

This is a gradient from #b6a6ea to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b6a6ea,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b6a6ea,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b6a6ea,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b6a6ea,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b6a6ea to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b6a6ea

In addition to using #b6a6ea on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #b6a6ea in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b6a6ea, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 182, Green = 166, Blue = 234). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b6a6ea in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #b6a6ea
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(182, 166, 234)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b6a6ea; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b6a6ea; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b6a6ea; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(182, 166, 234);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b6a6ea")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:182, green:166, blue:234, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:182 green:166 blue:234 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(182f, 166f, 234f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(182, 166, 234);
 

#b6a6ea Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b6a6ea the same way. For those with color blindness, #b6a6ea might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b6a6ea looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b6a6ea is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #b6a6ea looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #b6a6ea will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Recommended

We analyzed whether #b6a6ea is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 2.2:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text