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 4.7 out of 5 by 47.
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.

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Colour expertise

A curated palette for your home

 
THE FINEST INGREDIENTS

For a deeper, richer colour

 
SKILLED CRAFTMANSHIP

Created with care in Dorset, England

 
HIGH PERFORMANCE

Beautiful, durable and eco-friendly

Inspiration
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
Calamine in Den
Calamine in Den
#MyFaBHome
#MyFaBHome
Calamine - North facing bedroom
Calamine - North facing bedroom
Bedroom in Calamine
Bedroom in Calamine
Bathroom Upgrade
Bathroom Upgrade
Bathroom Upgrade Picture 2!
Bathroom Upgrade Picture 2!
Bathroom Upgrade
Bathroom Upgrade
Product Information 
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

Every one of our 132 paint colours is 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.

Customer Reviews 
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I bought this to do a feature wall in my teenage daughter’s bedroom. She wanted a blush and slate colour scheme (same as my bedroom) and I persuaded her to have one wall in Calamine. I think the whole room would have been overkill but the subtlety of the shade is great. Paint went on beautifully and she is thrilled.
Date published: 2019-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect pink for non-pink lovers I was looking for a pink for our bathroom which wasn't too sickly or overbearing and this hit the spot. It's a really nice cool pink and not at all garish. Bluey/chalky tones. Works well in the bathroom with white and black tiles.
Date published: 2018-10-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst paint ever used I used this paint in ammonite in my living room it’s a really lovely colour and I was excited to see the final results, it seemed to go on easy enough at the time. However it dries very patchy iv had to go over it numerous times and it’s still not right,this is a very difficult paint to use,I noticed a mark on the wall the other day so I wiped over with a damp cloth which seems to have taken the chalky finish away and left a silk appearance. Very disappointed.
Date published: 2018-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful shade I was a little worried that this shade might be a little sugary. I couldn’t have been more wrong. It is a sophisticated, grown up subtle pink that is totally on trend and is working brilliantly with my dark grey kitchen cabinets. I love it!
Date published: 2018-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect 'grown up' pink Has enough brown and mauve to take away from being baby girl pink. Painting two walls in my 11 year olds room and it is perfect. Works well with similar tone pinks, purple, torquoise. Gorgeous. In different lights of the day it reads more purple, more pink, or more dusty,
Date published: 2018-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like it say's just like the Calamine lotion colour. Bought this paint for a bedroom. It is a lovely soft pink as it says just like the Calamine lotion. Goes so well with my new light grey bedroom furniture. You can tell the difference between this paint and other cheaper brands with the finished effect. Brilliant paint with ease of use.
Date published: 2018-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it We made the decision to repaint our house the colour it had always been - pink. Choosing the right pink on a big area was quite a lengthy process particularly since I’m not really a pink fan. Calamine for me is perfect. Not a sickly pink, not a bright pink, not an orangey pink - just chic. I love the way it changes in the day light. It always looks fresh. We manned it up painting the front by gates and woodwork in Railings.
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Master Bedroom Used this colour for my master bedroom, it is definitely a very “girly” one but without being too sweet. It has slight purple shade to it, so goes well with my chocolate brown furniture, gives warmth as well, everything I wanted, always buy a tester though as it looked different on the wall
Date published: 2018-02-20
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