Behr Establish Mint M400-1 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Establish Mint paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M400-1. 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:M400-1
Color name:Establish Mint
Brand:Behr

Behr Establish Mint reviews

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LRV of Establish Mint

Establish Mint M400-1 has an LRV of 80.54% and refers to Off-White 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 80.54% 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 Establish Mint undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#E2EDDD

RGB code:

226, 237, 221

Is Behr Establish Mint M400-1 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 101° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M400-1 Establish Mint HSL code: 101, 31%, 90%

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 Green 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 Establish Mint:

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 M400-1 Establish Mint

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

Establish Mint M400-1 vs Mayfair White M390-1

Behr Establish Mint M400-1 vs Behr Mayfair White M390-1Open Establish Mint M400-1
LRV: 80.54%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 83.01%
White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

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HEX#e2edddcopy color code
RGB Decimal226, 237, 221copy color code
RGB Percent88.63%, 92.94%, 86.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 101° Saturation: 6.75% Value: 92.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(101, 31, 90)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.64 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 6.75 Key: 7.06copy color code
YIQY: 231.887 I: -1.413 Q: -7.306copy color code
XYZX: 74.696 Y: 81.957 Z: 80.271copy color code
CIE LabL:92.556 a:-6.501 b:6.491copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.556 u:-5.337 v:10.98copy color code
Decimal14872029copy color code
Hunter lab90.53, -11.149, 10.8copy color code