Color values of the skin tones

2012-04-11

Good skin tones in CMYK (for channel values expressed in %):

  • M < 50%
  • M < Y
  • MC ≤ ½ M

More precisely: Y = M + δ, where δ ∊ [5%,20%] for Caucasian skin and δ ∊ [10%,20%] for Asians and Hispanics.

Good skin tones in Lab: