Behr Ice Mist

Behr Ice Mist HDC-MD-23 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Ice Mist paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HDC-MD-23. 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:HDC-MD-23
Color name:Ice Mist

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What are Behr Ice Mist undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

212, 235, 234

Is Behr Ice Mist HDC-MD-23 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 177° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HDC-MD-23 Ice Mist HSL code: 177, 37%, 88%

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

Ice Mist HDC-MD-23 vs Permafrost S490-1

Behr Ice Mist HDC-MD-23 vs Behr Permafrost S490-1Behr Ice Mist HDC-MD-23
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Ice Mist HDC-MD-23 vs Blue Horizon SW 6497

Behr Ice Mist HDC-MD-23 vs Sherwin Williams Blue Horizon SW 6497Behr Ice Mist HDC-MD-23
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 77.65%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#d4ebeacopy color code
RGB Decimal212, 235, 234copy color code
RGB Percent83.14%, 92.16%, 91.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 177° Saturation: 9.79% Value: 92.16%copy color code
HSLhsl(177, 37, 88)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 9.79 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 0.43 Key: 7.84copy color code
YIQY: 228.009 I: -13.384 Q: -5.177copy color code
XYZX: 71.706 Y: 79.353 Z: 89.358copy color code
CIE LabL:91.394 a:-7.731 b:-2.088copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.394 u:-12.334 v:-1.874copy color code
Decimal13954026copy color code
Hunter lab89.08, -12.204, 2.881copy color code
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