Menthol Color


Menthol is calm, warm-toned shade of yellow green. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with violet, mid red or blue cyan

Inverse Color #3e065d
Complementary Color #daa2f9
Color Shade: yellow green (98.62° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 80.59% (better contrasting with black)
Menthol Color Sample
Menthol Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c1f9a2

If you're looking for a similar yellow green shade, there are some better alternatives to Menthol Color. The Gossip color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool yellow bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Pistachio Mousse (#c0fa8b) for more energetic effect. Try Breeze of Green as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#daa2f9 is the best complementary color to Menthol. Violet shades generally complement the yellow green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #c1f9a2 complementary color is Perfume, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid yellow, yellow green, and mid green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Gossip are #ecf9a2 and #a2f9ae. Thus found on the left and right of #c1f9a2 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Texas and Mint Green colors as they work well with Menthol.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Menthol palette consists of #f9a2ec and #aea2f9 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#daa2f9). Try Lavender Rose and Perfume colors in combination with #c1f9a2, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #c1f9a2 offers a combination of red magenta and blue cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Menthol. Thus Illusion and Sail giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Menthol contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Perfume, Charlotte, and Rose Bud split by 90° on the color wheel. #c1f9a2 square combo is a palette of yellow green, mid cyan, violet and mid red shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Menthol tetradic combo consists of violet complementary color (#daa2f9) and two others. The Sail is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Marzipan – 120° from the complementary Perfume. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a2c0f9 and #f9daa2.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c1f9a2 is made of 32% red, 41% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Menthol has a hue angle of 98.62°, a saturation of 87.88% and a lightness of 80.59%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c1f9a2 is made of 21.96% cyan, 0% magenta, 34.12% yellow and 2.35% black ink.

HEX #c1f9a2
RGB Decimal rgb(193,249,162)
RGB Percentage 32%, 41%, 27%
CMYK 21.96, 0, 34.12, 2.35
HSL hsl(98.62,87.88%,80.59%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(98.62,34.94%,97.65%)
CIE-LAB lab(92.4412,-32.8807,36.1789)
XYZ xyz(62.3896,81.6975,46.6633)