Behr Alter Ego

Behr Alter Ego N550-6 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Alter Ego paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N550-6. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:N550-6
Color name:Alter Ego

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What are Behr Alter Ego undertones?

Purple is Behr Alter Ego undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

105, 101, 109

Is Behr Alter Ego N550-6 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 270° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N550-6 Alter Ego HSL code: 270, 4%, 41%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

Alter Ego N550-6 vs Night Out SW 9560

Behr Alter Ego N550-6 vs Sherwin Williams Night Out SW 9560Behr Alter Ego N550-6
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 14.12%
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Temperature: cold

Alter Ego N550-6 vs Blackberry Jam S100-6

Behr Alter Ego N550-6 vs Behr Blackberry Jam S100-6Behr Alter Ego N550-6
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#69656dcopy color code
RGB Decimal105, 101, 109copy color code
RGB Percent41.18%, 39.61%, 42.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 270° Saturation: 7.34% Value: 42.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(270, 4, 41)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 3.67 Magenta: 7.34 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 57.25copy color code
YIQY: 103.108 I: -0.187 Q: 3.336copy color code
XYZX: 13.239 Y: 13.415 Z: 16.356copy color code
CIE LabL:43.382 a:3.229 b:-3.934copy color code
CIE LuvL:43.382 u:1.754 v:-5.75copy color code
Decimal6907245copy color code
Hunter lab36.626, 0.425, -0.838copy color code