Behr Chocolate Swirl

Behr Chocolate Swirl PPU5-18 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Chocolate Swirl paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU5-18. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU5-18
Color name:Chocolate Swirl

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What are Behr Chocolate Swirl undertones?

Red is Behr Chocolate Swirl 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

104, 87, 75

Is Behr Chocolate Swirl PPU5-18 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 25° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU5-18 Chocolate Swirl HSL code: 25, 16%, 35%

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.

  • Warm Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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

Chocolate Swirl PPU5-18 vs Natural Bark N170-6

Behr Chocolate Swirl PPU5-18 vs Behr Natural Bark N170-6Behr Chocolate Swirl PPU5-18
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Chocolate Swirl PPU5-18 vs Oak Leaf Brown SW 7054

Behr Chocolate Swirl PPU5-18 vs Sherwin Williams Oak Leaf Brown SW 7054Behr Chocolate Swirl PPU5-18
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 10.46%
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#68574bcopy color code
RGB Decimal104, 87, 75copy color code
RGB Percent40.78%, 34.12%, 29.41%copy color code
HSVHue: 25° Saturation: 27.88% Value: 40.78%copy color code
HSLhsl(25, 16, 35)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 16.35 Yellow: 27.88 Key: 59.22copy color code
YIQY: 90.715 I: 13.986 Q: -0.138copy color code
XYZX: 10.387 Y: 10.268 Z: 8.089copy color code
CIE LabL:38.319 a:4.917 b:9.575copy color code
CIE LuvL:38.319 u:11.146 v:10.688copy color code
Decimal6838091copy color code
Hunter lab32.043, 1.786, 7.463copy color code
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