Behr Lavender Wash

Behr Lavender Wash MQ4-30 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lavender Wash paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ4-30. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:MQ4-30
Color name:Lavender Wash

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What are Behr Lavender Wash undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

170, 176, 212

Is Behr Lavender Wash MQ4-30 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 231° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ4-30 Lavender Wash HSL code: 231, 33%, 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 Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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

Lavender Wash MQ4-30 vs Perennial Blue M530-3

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Lavender Wash MQ4-30 vs Lavender Sky P540-4

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Color codes

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HEX#aab0d4copy color code
RGB Decimal170, 176, 212copy color code
RGB Percent66.67%, 69.02%, 83.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 231° Saturation: 19.81% Value: 83.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(231, 33, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 19.81 Magenta: 16.98 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 16.86copy color code
YIQY: 178.31 I: -15.144 Q: 9.934copy color code
XYZX: 43.983 Y: 44.349 Z: 68.513copy color code
CIE LabL:72.461 a:5.44 b:-18.863copy color code
CIE LuvL:72.461 u:-5.195 v:-30.143copy color code
Decimal11186388copy color code
Hunter lab66.595, 1.348, -14.38copy color code
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