M480-1

Behr Helium

Behr Helium M480-1 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Helium paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M480-1. 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:M480-1
Color name:Helium
Brand:Behr

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What are Behr Helium undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#E0F0F0

RGB code:

224, 240, 240

Is Behr Helium M480-1 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

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

M480-1 Helium HSL code: 180, 35%, 91%

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

Helium M480-1 vs Bellflower Blue M540-1

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Temperature: cold
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Helium M480-1 vs Opera Glass SW 7129

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Temperature: cold
LRV: 85.85%
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.

FormatCode
HEX#e0f0f0copy color code
RGB Decimal224, 240, 240copy color code
RGB Percent87.84%, 94.12%, 94.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 180° Saturation: 6.67% Value: 94.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(180, 35, 91)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.67 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 5.88copy color code
YIQY: 235.216 I: -9.534 Q: -3.385copy color code
XYZX: 77.624 Y: 84.458 Z: 94.627copy color code
CIE LabL:93.649 a:-5.26 b:-1.81copy color code
CIE LuvL:93.649 u:-8.718 v:-1.873copy color code
Decimal14741744copy color code
Hunter lab91.901, -10.056, 3.282copy color code