Calamine

No.230

Delicate pink with a touch of grey


Calamine is indeed named after the lotion we all used as children to soothe nettle stings and rashes! A light touch of grey prevents this subtle pink from being too sugary, giving a much fresher finish. In smaller rooms it becomes intense, but in larger well lit rooms it feels much more delicate. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: White & Light Tones

Complementary white: Great White

Calamine is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 142.
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Inspiration
Holiday cottage bedroom
Holiday cottage bedroom
Painting your house pink
Painting your house pink
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Study in style
Study in style
Pink room
Pink room
Pink for my girl
Pink for my girl
Calamine sitting room
Calamine sitting room
Fun Girly Bedroom
Fun Girly Bedroom
Girl's Bedroom
Girl's Bedroom
Calamine Bathroom
Calamine Bathroom
Spare Room
Spare Room
Den in Calamine
Den in Calamine
Den in Calamine
Den in Calamine
Den in Calamine
Den in Calamine
Paloma's Bedroom
Paloma's Bedroom
Paloma's bedroom
Paloma's bedroom
Calamine in Den
Calamine in Den
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#MyFaBHome
Living Room In Calamine
Living Room In Calamine
ECO-FRIENDLY AND CHILD-SAFE

Back in 2010, we moved our entire range to an eco-friendly water base that’s low odour, low VOC and child-safe, becoming the first in the industry to do so. Easy to clean without harmful solvents, in tins that can be recycled again and again, our paints help to reduce the environmental impact of redecorating your home.


QUALITY FINISHES

Our paint colours are available in a range of durable interior and exterior paint finishes, each rigorously tested to ensure an exceptional depth of colour and long-lasting finish. For the very best results, we always recommend using a Farrow & Ball Primer & Undercoat – see above for the correct tone for this colour.


SAFETY INFORMATION

All Farrow & Ball finishes except Limewash contain isothiazolinones, which may produce an allergic reaction. Farrow & Ball Limewash contains calcium hydroxide which can cause severe damage in contact with skin or eyes. For further information about our products, including guidance on safe use and application, click here to view our advice pages.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including acetaldehyde, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Calamine is so soothing When decorating my dressing room I was unsure what tones would look appropriate in a period property, this fitted the bill perfectly, the room has transformed into a light and airy space and the colour is a beautiful pink/grey
Date published: 2021-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the paint Quick delivery , packaged really well. Paint quality and colour is fab !
Date published: 2021-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Calming and Uplifting for Yoga Room Pink was a bold choice for me, but after several tester pots I went with Calamine and it has worked really well. Really lifts the room. It’s only zingy when sun on it in the morning, which is joyous,mother wise just happy, calming and uplifting. Wimborne Whiten on ceiling. Took Calamine down over skirtings to lengthen walls.
Date published: 2021-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning colour I’m completely in love with the colour of my new bedroom. I had picked out a pink and gold marble wallpaper for a feature wall and was looking for the perfect pink to complement it. I narrowed it down to the calamine and pink ground but after lots of research finally decided on the calamine (full disclosure I just researched and didn’t get any tester pots). I’m so glad I went with this shade it is just stunning. It feels more pinky in the light and the grey undertone really comes out of an evening. We have brought a also brought a pot for our en-suite to match our room. I can’t wait to have both rooms finished.
Date published: 2021-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Calamine I’m so pleased with this colour! The hint of grey makes it a grown up colour and it looks lovely as the light changes in the room throughout the day. It’s really cosy for the bedroom and looks great with our white and washed oak furniture. Farrow and Ball paint is definitely worth paying slightly more for, the quality and the coverage is brilliant.
Date published: 2021-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Swift delivery Bought a tester pot, and I am glad I did. It is a bit too pink for the living room, but I may well have it in the bedroom .
Date published: 2021-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good quality paint! I was a bit nervous about my first paint job but the quality of the paint made it so much more easier. Barely any drips and glided on effortlessly. Very pleased with my wall
Date published: 2021-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy application Bought this to upcycle some old furniture. My daughter used it and found it super easy. We also used the primer. The results were great
Date published: 2021-03-12
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