Seeking skin tone colors?
Here are all the hex codes for skin tones you’ll ever need!
You’ll find them grouped by fair, white, Caucasian, Indian, olive, dark shades, and more.
With highlight and shadow color codes too.
Let’s get the skinny on skin tones!
Skin Color Hex Code
Skin is light Caucasian skin color with a cool pink undertone.
It’s not a named color in CSS, thus it must be specified in HTML with its hex or RGB numbers.
The hex code for Skin is #E8BEAC, and the RGB values are (232, 190, 172).
|Skin Color Swatch|
Web Safe Skin Color Code
The closest web-safe color to Skin can be specified as #FFCC99, or #FC9.
Web safe colors always have matched pairs, and can be specified with the 3 pair (6 numbers), or just the 3 single numbers.
Web-safe Skin Tone is light Caucasian color with a warm undertone, leaning towards peach.
|Web Safe Skin Color Swatch|
Tints of Skin Color
Tints are lighter versions of a color. In pigments, you’d add white, but in RGB colors, you add more light!
These are the highlight colors for Skin. Alternately, they can be pale Caucasian skin tones.
Check these out from closest to Skin to lightest tint.
Tones of Skin Color
These are the “toned down” versions of Skin.
Consider these for an ashen complexion or soft shadows. In pigments, you’d add gray to Skin color to create these.
Check these out from closest to Skin to the grayest.
Shades of Skin Color
Here are your deep shadow Skin colors. Some may work for Black skin, if you’re after a cool undertone.
In pigments, add black to Skin to get shades of Skin.
Check these out from closest to Skin to the very darkest.
White Skin Tone Hex Code
The color “White Skin Tone” isn’t really a human skin tone – it’s more of an off-white.
The hex code for White Skin is #f2efee and the RGB values are (242,239,238).
|White Skin Color Swatch|
Here are 70 more off white tints to peruse.
Fair Skin Color Palette Hex Codes
The Fair Skin palette kicks off with white skin as a highlight, moves into 3 fair colors, and ends with a shadow color.
The last one could be a great deep tan color for someone with a cool undertone to their complexion. More summer tan colors below.
|#f2efee or RGB (242,239,238)|
|#efe6dd or RGB (239,230,221)|
|#ebd3c5 or RGB (235,211,197)|
|#d7b6a5 or RGB (215,182,165)|
|#9f7967 or RGB (159,121,103)|
Caucasian Skin Tones Color Codes
To someone’s eye, these are Caucasian skin colors. At least the last 2 seem too yellow and orange to me.
|#ffcd94 or RGB (255,205,148)|
|#ffe0bd or RGB (255,224,189)|
|#eac086 or RGB (234,192,134)|
|#ffe39f or RGB (255,227,159)|
|#ffad60 or RGB (255,173,96)|
Check here if you need more yellow tones.
Rosy Caucasian Color Hex Codes
A lovely assortment of pale Caucasian skin tones with a healthy pink glow.
|#ffdac6 or RGB (255,218,198)|
|#ffd4b7 or RGB (255,212,183)|
|#ffc8b5 or RGB (255,200,181)|
|#f9cbac or RGB (249,203,172)|
|#efbca2 or RGB (239,188,162)|
Find more tints and shades of pink here.
Indian Skin Tone Hex Codes
Rich browns with warm to neutral undertones. The first three work well for tan skin tone too (for white people).
|#be9167 or RGB (190,145,103)|
|#a88165 or RGB (168,129,101)|
|#8c624c or RGB (140,98,76)|
|#673e2f or RGB (103,62,47)|
|#583123 or RGB (88,49,35)|
Here’s another selection of brown hex codes.
Dark Olive Skin Hex Codes
Warm skin tones with golden undertones.
|#9c7248 or RGB (156,114,72)|
|#926a2d or RGB (146,106,45)|
|#876127 or RGB (135,97,39)|
|#7c501a or RGB (124,80,26)|
|#6f4f1d or RGB (111,79,29)|
Check these out if you’re going for gold tones.
Dark Skin Tone Color Codes
Five beautiful browns for Black skin.
|#70361c or RGB (112,54,28)|
|#714937 or RGB (113,73,55)|
|#65371e or RGB (101,55,30)|
|#492816 or RGB (73,40,22)|
|#321b0f or RGB (50,27,15)|
For the darkest tones, check out these shades of black.
All the Best Skin Tones
Now you’re “armed” with 50 skin tone hex numbers and RGB values. The choice is yours!
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