Behr Caicos Turquoise MQ4-21 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Caicos Turquoise paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ4-21. 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:MQ4-21
Color name:Caicos Turquoise
Brand:Behr

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LRV of Caicos Turquoise

Caicos Turquoise MQ4-21 has an LRV of 26.18% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 26.18% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Behr Caicos Turquoise undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#26B7B5

RGB code:

38, 183, 181

Is Behr Caicos Turquoise MQ4-21 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 179° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ4-21 Caicos Turquoise HSL code: 179, 66%, 43%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Caicos Turquoise:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Behr MQ4-21 Caicos Turquoise

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Caicos Turquoise MQ4-21 vs High Dive P480-5

Behr Caicos Turquoise MQ4-21 vs Behr High Dive P480-5Open Caicos Turquoise MQ4-21
LRV: 26.18%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 22.13%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Caicos Turquoise MQ4-21 vs Major Blue SW 6795

Behr Caicos Turquoise MQ4-21 vs Sherwin Williams Major Blue SW 6795Open Caicos Turquoise MQ4-21
LRV: 26.18%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 28.91%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#26b7b5copy color code
RGB Decimal38, 183, 181copy color code
RGB Percent14.90%, 71.76%, 70.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 179° Saturation: 79.23% Value: 71.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(179, 66, 43)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 79.23 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 1.09 Key: 28.24copy color code
YIQY: 139.417 I: -85.763 Q: -31.295copy color code
XYZX: 26.069 Y: 37.612 Z: 49.589copy color code
CIE LabL:67.734 a:-36.06 b:-9.508copy color code
CIE LuvL:67.734 u:-49.961 v:-9.056copy color code
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Hunter lab61.329, -31.45, -5.011copy color code
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