M500-6

Behr Express Blue

Behr Express Blue M500-6 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Express Blue paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M500-6. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M500-6
Color name:Express Blue
Brand:Behr

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What are Behr Express Blue undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#395A73

RGB code:

57, 90, 115

Is Behr Express Blue M500-6 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 206° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M500-6 Express Blue HSL code: 206, 34%, 34%

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 Blue 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

Express Blue M500-6 vs Shasta Lake M490-7

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Express Blue M500-6 vs Champlain Blue HDC-CL-26

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Color codes

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HEX#395a73copy color code
RGB Decimal57, 90, 115copy color code
RGB Percent22.35%, 35.29%, 45.10%copy color code
HSVHue: 206° Saturation: 50.43% Value: 45.1%copy color code
HSLhsl(206, 34, 34)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 50.43 Magenta: 21.74 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 54.9copy color code
YIQY: 82.983 I: -27.698 Q: 0.799copy color code
XYZX: 8.437 Y: 9.419 Z: 17.589copy color code
CIE LabL:36.779 a:-4.458 b:-17.924copy color code
CIE LuvL:36.779 u:-14.909 v:-23.755copy color code
Decimal3758707copy color code
Hunter lab30.691, -4.641, -12.495copy color code
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