M480-3

Behr Bengal Blue

Behr Bengal Blue M480-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bengal Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M480-3. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M480-3
Color name:Bengal Blue
Brand:Behr

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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What are Behr Bengal Blue undertones?

Blue is Behr Bengal Blue 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#A3D1DF

RGB code:

163, 209, 223

Is Behr Bengal Blue M480-3 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 194° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M480-3 Bengal Blue HSL code: 194, 48%, 76%

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 Blue 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

Bengal Blue M480-3 vs Drip S460-2

Behr Bengal Blue M480-3 vs Behr Drip S460-2Behr Bengal Blue M480-3
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Bengal Blue M480-3 vs Cay SW 6772

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LRV: 58.24%
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Color codes

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HEX#a3d1dfcopy color code
RGB Decimal163, 209, 223copy color code
RGB Percent63.92%, 81.96%, 87.45%copy color code
HSVHue: 194° Saturation: 26.91% Value: 87.45%copy color code
HSLhsl(194, 48, 76)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 26.91 Magenta: 6.28 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 12.55copy color code
YIQY: 196.842 I: -31.91 Q: -5.374copy color code
XYZX: 51.219 Y: 58.713 Z: 78.426copy color code
CIE LabL:81.134 a:-11.798 b:-11.808copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.134 u:-23.532 v:-16.466copy color code
Decimal10736095copy color code
Hunter lab76.624, -14.776, -7.047copy color code
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