Behr Honest

Behr Honest P530-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Honest paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful P530-3. 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:P530-3
Color name:Honest

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What are Behr Honest undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

155, 184, 226

Is Behr Honest P530-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 215° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

P530-3 Honest HSL code: 215, 55%, 75%

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

Honest P530-3 vs Speedboat M490-3

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Honest P530-3 vs Lavender Sky P540-4

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Color codes

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HEX#9bb8e2copy color code
RGB Decimal155, 184, 226copy color code
RGB Percent60.78%, 72.16%, 88.63%copy color code
HSVHue: 215° Saturation: 31.42% Value: 88.63%copy color code
HSLhsl(215, 55, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 31.42 Magenta: 18.58 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 11.37copy color code
YIQY: 180.117 I: -30.778 Q: 6.936copy color code
XYZX: 44.38 Y: 46.739 Z: 78.614copy color code
CIE LabL:74.022 a:-0.126 b:-24.212copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.022 u:-16.297 v:-38.177copy color code
Decimal10205410copy color code
Hunter lab68.366, -3.764, -20.322copy color code
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