#ebe2de Color Information

#ebe2de 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 #ebe2de, and its official name is Head in the Sand. In RGB, it consists of 92.2% Red, 88.6% Green, and 87.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 3.8% Magenta, 5.5% Yellow, and 7.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 18.5°, with saturation of 24.5% and lightness of 89.6%. The decimal value for #ebe2de is 15459038, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ffcccc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #ebe2de is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#ebe2de Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorHead in the Sand Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color235, 226, 222 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color92.2%, 88.6%, 87.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.078, 0.114, 0.129 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.038, 0.055, 0.078 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color18.5°, 24.5%, 89.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color18.5°, 5.5%, 92.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color74.642, 77.329, 80.099 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color235, 228, 222 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code15459038 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color90.473, 2.368, 3.029 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)90.473, 3.844, 51.983 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color90.473, 5.407, 4.165 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color87.937, -2.376, 7.550 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.322, 0.333, 77.329 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4293649118 / 0xffebe2de Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ffcccc Copy
Last Updated: February 29, 2024

Shades of #ebe2de

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #ebe2de, its pure hue is 18.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 24.5%, and its lightness is 89.6%. 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 9 different shades of #ebe2de, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #1d1c1c to #cec6c2.

Tints of #ebe2de

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #ebe2de, its pure hue is 18.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 24.5%, and its lightness is 89.6%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #ebe2de, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #eee6e2 to #fdfbfb.

Tones of #ebe2de

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #ebe2de, its pure hue is 18.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 24.5%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #ebe2de, which range from #e5e5e5 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ffdaca (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #ebe2de

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #ebe2de! For #ebe2de, 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, #ebe2de. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #ebe2de

This color, #ebe2de, consists of 92.2% Red, 88.6% Green, and 87.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 235, Green = 226, Blue = 222. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #ebe2de is 0% Cyan, 3.8% Magenta, 5.5% Yellow, and 7.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R92.2%
C0.0%
G88.6%
M3.8%
B87.1%
Y5.5%
K7.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 235 226 222
Octal 353 342 336
Hexa #eb #e2 #de
Binary 11101011 11100010 11011110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 3 5 7
Octal 0 3 5 7
Hexa #00 #03 #05 #07
Binary 00000000 00000011 00000101 00000111

Analogous Colors of #ebe2de

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #ebe2de — which has hue 18.5° — its analogous colors are located at 18.5° and 348.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ebe2de.

Triadic Colors of #ebe2de

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 #ebe2de — which has hue 18.5° — its triadic colors are located at 18.5° and 258.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ebe2de.

Complementary Color of #ebe2de

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #ebe2de — which has hue 18.5° — its complementary color is located at 198.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ebe2de.

Split Complementary Colors of #ebe2de

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 #ebe2de — which has hue 18.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 18.5° and 228.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ebe2de.

Tetradic Colors of #ebe2de

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 #ebe2de — which has hue 18.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 288.5°, 18.5°, 108.5°, and 198.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ebe2de.

Monochromatic Colors of #ebe2de

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #ebe2de, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #dcd5d2 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f7f0ed (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #ebe2de

We want to make getting started with #ebe2de on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #ebe2de into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #ebe2de 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 #ebe2de with other HTML elements.

#ebe2de Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #ebe2de.
<span style="color: #ebe2de;">The color of this text is #ebe2de.</span>

#ebe2de Background Color

The background color for this text is #ebe2de.
<div style="background-color: #ebe2de; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #ebe2de.</div>

#ebe2de Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #ebe2de.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #ebe2de;">This color for the shadow of this text is #ebe2de.</span>

#ebe2de Border Color

This is a div with border color #ebe2de.
<div style="border: #ebe2de 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #ebe2de.</div>

#ebe2de Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #ebe2de on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ebe2de; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ebe2de on a white background.</div></div>

#ebe2de Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #ebe2de on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ebe2de; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ebe2de on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #ebe2de to White

This is a gradient from #ebe2de to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ebe2de,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ebe2de,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ebe2de,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ebe2de,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ebe2de to white.</div>

Gradient from #ebe2de to Black

This is a gradient from #ebe2de to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ebe2de,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ebe2de,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ebe2de,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ebe2de,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ebe2de to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #ebe2de

In addition to using #ebe2de 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 #ebe2de in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #ebe2de, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 235, Green = 226, Blue = 222). If you need details about the color coordinates of #ebe2de 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 #ebe2de
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(235, 226, 222)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #ebe2de; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #ebe2de; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #ebe2de; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(235, 226, 222);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#ebe2de")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:235, green:226, blue:222, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:235 green:226 blue:222 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(235f, 226f, 222f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(235, 226, 222);
 

#ebe2de Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #ebe2de the same way. For those with color blindness, #ebe2de might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #ebe2de looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #ebe2de 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 #ebe2de 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 #ebe2de 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 Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #ebe2de 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 1.3:1 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
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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