Behr Ethereal White

Behr Ethereal White BL-W04 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Ethereal White paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful BL-W04. 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-W04
Color name:Ethereal White

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What are Behr Ethereal White undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

230, 241, 241

Is Behr Ethereal White BL-W04 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 180° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

BL-W04 Ethereal White HSL code: 180, 28%, 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 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.

Color comparison

Ethereal White BL-W04 vs Brooklet SW 7131

Behr Ethereal White BL-W04 vs Sherwin Williams Brooklet SW 7131Behr Ethereal White BL-W04
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 84.87%
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Temperature: cold

Ethereal White BL-W04 vs Helium M480-1

Behr Ethereal White BL-W04 vs Behr Helium M480-1Behr Ethereal White BL-W04
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Temperature: cold
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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.

HEX#e6f1f1copy color code
RGB Decimal230, 241, 241copy color code
RGB Percent90.20%, 94.51%, 94.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 180° Saturation: 4.56% Value: 94.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(180, 28, 92)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 4.56 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 5.49copy color code
YIQY: 237.711 I: -6.555 Q: -2.327copy color code
XYZX: 79.961 Y: 86.084 Z: 95.598copy color code
CIE LabL:94.348 a:-3.63 b:-1.255copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.348 u:-6.048 v:-1.297copy color code
Decimal15135217copy color code
Hunter lab92.781, -8.532, 3.857copy color code