Behr Dusting Powder BL-W05

Color code:BL-W05
Color name:Dusting Powder

Behr BL-W05 (Dusting Powder) is a serene hue that effortlessly brings a sense of calm and tranquility to any space. The soft and airy nature of this color makes it ideal for creating a peaceful atmosphere in bedrooms, nurseries, or any space intended for relaxation and rejuvenation. BL-W05 (Dusting Powder) pairs beautifully with light wood furniture and cozy textiles, enhancing the feeling of warmth and comfort in living rooms or reading nooks. This versatile shade can also be incorporated in bathrooms to evoke a spa-like ambiance, providing a soothing backdrop for unwinding after a long day. Whether used as the main wall color or as an accent tone, BL-W05 (Dusting Powder) adds a timeless elegance to any room it graces.

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

231, 236, 232

Is Behr Dusting Powder BL-W05 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Dusting Powder:

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.

Darker shades

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

Dusting Powder BL-W05 vs Ceiling Bright White SW 7007

Behr Dusting Powder BL-W05 vs Sherwin Williams Ceiling Bright White SW 7007Open Dusting Powder BL-W05
LRV: 82.28%
White color
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 9543Open Dusting Powder BL-W05
LRV: 82.28%
White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 82.35%
White color
Temperature: warm