Behr Aurora Splendor

Behr Aurora Splendor PPU16-01 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Aurora Splendor paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU16-01. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU16-01
Color name:Aurora Splendor

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What are Behr Aurora Splendor undertones?

Blue and Purple are Behr Aurora Splendor undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

89, 86, 130

Is Behr Aurora Splendor PPU16-01 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 244° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU16-01 Aurora Splendor HSL code: 244, 20%, 42%

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 Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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

Aurora Splendor PPU16-01 vs Vigorous Violet PPU16-02

Behr Aurora Splendor PPU16-01 vs Behr Vigorous Violet PPU16-02Behr Aurora Splendor PPU16-01
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Aurora Splendor PPU16-01 vs African Violet SW 6982

Behr Aurora Splendor PPU16-01 vs Sherwin Williams African Violet SW 6982Behr Aurora Splendor PPU16-01
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 10.78%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#595682copy color code
RGB Decimal89, 86, 130copy color code
RGB Percent34.90%, 33.73%, 50.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 244° Saturation: 33.85% Value: 50.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(244, 20, 42)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 31.54 Magenta: 33.85 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 49.02copy color code
YIQY: 91.913 I: -12.351 Q: 14.327copy color code
XYZX: 11.476 Y: 10.391 Z: 22.514copy color code
CIE LabL:38.535 a:12.06 b:-24.241copy color code
CIE LuvL:38.535 u:-1.208 v:-35.161copy color code
Decimal5854850copy color code
Hunter lab32.235, 7.135, -18.846copy color code
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