Behr Dusting Powder

Behr Dusting Powder BL-W05 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dusting Powder paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful BL-W05. 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:BL-W05
Color name:Dusting Powder

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What are Behr Dusting Powder undertones?

Green is Behr Dusting Powder 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

231, 236, 232

Is Behr Dusting Powder BL-W05 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 132° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

BL-W05 Dusting Powder HSL code: 132, 12%, 92%

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 Grey 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

Dusting Powder BL-W05 vs Ceiling Bright White SW 7007

Behr Dusting Powder BL-W05 vs Sherwin Williams Ceiling Bright White SW 7007Behr Dusting Powder BL-W05
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold
LRV: 82.53%
White color
Temperature: cold

Dusting Powder BL-W05 vs Gypsum SW 9543

Behr Dusting Powder BL-W05 vs Sherwin Williams Gypsum SW 9543Behr Dusting Powder BL-W05
LRV: -%
Temperature: cold
LRV: 82.35%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#e7ece8copy color code
RGB Decimal231, 236, 232copy color code
RGB Percent90.59%, 92.55%, 90.98%copy color code
HSVHue: 132° Saturation: 2.12% Value: 92.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(132, 12, 92)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.12 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 1.69 Key: 7.45copy color code
YIQY: 234.049 I: -1.694 Q: -2.302copy color code
XYZX: 77.512 Y: 82.806 Z: 88.222copy color code
CIE LabL:92.929 a:-2.383 b:1.357copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.929 u:-2.579 v:2.504copy color code
Decimal15199464copy color code
Hunter lab90.998, -7.199, 6.217copy color code
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