#ff00ae Color Information

#ff00ae 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 #ff00ae, and its official name is Mean Girls Lipstick. In RGB, it consists of 100.0% Red, 0.0% Green, and 68.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 100% Magenta, 31.8% Yellow, and 0% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 319.1°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 50%. The decimal value for #ff00ae is 16711854, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ff0099. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #ff00ae is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#ff00ae Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorMean Girls Lipstick Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color255, 0, 174 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color100.0%, 0.0%, 68.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.000, 1.000, 0.318 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 1, 0.318, 0 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color319.1°, 100.0%, 50.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color319.1°, 100.0%, 100.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color48.880, 24.316, 42.162 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color255, 0, 174 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code16711854 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color56.403, 88.510, -20.942 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)56.403, 90.954, 346.688 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color56.403, 120.371, -46.303 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color49.311, 90.644, -16.176 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.424, 0.211, 24.316 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4294901934 / 0xffff00ae Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ff0099 Copy
Last Updated: May 20, 2024

Shades of #ff00ae

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #ff00ae, its pure hue is 319.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 50.0%. 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 #ff00ae, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #200016 to #df0098.

Tints of #ff00ae

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #ff00ae, its pure hue is 319.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 50.0%. 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 #ff00ae, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #ff20b8 to #ffdff5.

Tones of #ff00ae

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #ff00ae, its pure hue is 319.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, 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 #ff00ae, which range from #808080 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff00ae (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #ff00ae

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #ff00ae! For #ff00ae, 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, #ff00ae. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #ff00ae

This color, #ff00ae, consists of 100.0% Red, 0.0% Green, and 68.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 255, Green = 0, Blue = 174. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #ff00ae is 0% Cyan, 100% Magenta, 31.8% Yellow, and 0% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R100.0%
C0.0%
G0.0%
M100.0%
B68.2%
Y31.8%
K0.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 255 0 174
Octal 377 0 256
Hexa #ff #00 #ae
Binary 11111111 00000000 10101110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 100 31 0
Octal 0 144 37 0
Hexa #00 #64 #1f #00
Binary 00000000 01100100 00011111 00000000

Analogous Colors of #ff00ae

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #ff00ae — which has hue 319.1° — its analogous colors are located at 289.1° and 349.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff00ae.

Triadic Colors of #ff00ae

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 #ff00ae — which has hue 319.1° — its triadic colors are located at 79.1° and 319.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff00ae.

Complementary Color of #ff00ae

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #ff00ae — which has hue 319.1° — its complementary color is located at 139.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff00ae.

Split Complementary Colors of #ff00ae

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 #ff00ae — which has hue 319.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 109.1° and 319.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff00ae.

Tetradic Colors of #ff00ae

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 #ff00ae — which has hue 319.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 229.1°, 319.1°, 49.1°, and 139.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ff00ae.

Monochromatic Colors of #ff00ae

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #ff00ae, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #800057 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #ff80d7 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #ff00ae

We want to make getting started with #ff00ae on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #ff00ae into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #ff00ae 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 #ff00ae with other HTML elements.

#ff00ae Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #ff00ae.
<span style="color: #ff00ae;">The color of this text is #ff00ae.</span>

#ff00ae Background Color

The background color for this text is #ff00ae.
<div style="background-color: #ff00ae; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #ff00ae.</div>

#ff00ae Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #ff00ae.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #ff00ae;">This color for the shadow of this text is #ff00ae.</span>

#ff00ae Border Color

This is a div with border color #ff00ae.
<div style="border: #ff00ae 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #ff00ae.</div>

#ff00ae Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #ff00ae on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ff00ae; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ff00ae on a white background.</div></div>

#ff00ae Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #ff00ae on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ff00ae; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ff00ae on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #ff00ae to White

This is a gradient from #ff00ae to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ff00ae,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ff00ae,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ff00ae,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ff00ae,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ff00ae to white.</div>

Gradient from #ff00ae to Black

This is a gradient from #ff00ae to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ff00ae,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ff00ae,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ff00ae,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ff00ae,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ff00ae to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #ff00ae

In addition to using #ff00ae 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 #ff00ae in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #ff00ae, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 255, Green = 0, Blue = 174). If you need details about the color coordinates of #ff00ae 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 #ff00ae
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(255, 0, 174)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #ff00ae; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #ff00ae; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #ff00ae; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(255, 0, 174);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#ff00ae")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:255, green:0, blue:174, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:0 blue:174 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(255f, 0f, 174f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 174);
 

#ff00ae Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #ff00ae the same way. For those with color blindness, #ff00ae might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #ff00ae looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #ff00ae 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 #ff00ae 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 #ff00ae 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 #ff00ae 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 3.6:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #ff00ae would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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