Behr Limescent

Behr Limescent MQ3-16 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Limescent paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ3-16. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:MQ3-16
Color name:Limescent

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What are Behr Limescent undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

224, 212, 183

Is Behr Limescent MQ3-16 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 42° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ3-16 Limescent HSL code: 42, 40%, 80%

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.

  • Warm Beige will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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

Limescent MQ3-16 vs Caraway Seeds S330-2

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Limescent MQ3-16 vs Comfy Beige N290-3

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Color codes

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HEX#e0d4b7copy color code
RGB Decimal224, 212, 183copy color code
RGB Percent87.84%, 83.14%, 71.76%copy color code
HSVHue: 42° Saturation: 18.3% Value: 87.84%copy color code
HSLhsl(42, 40, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.36 Yellow: 18.3 Key: 12.16copy color code
YIQY: 212.282 I: 16.47 Q: -6.486copy color code
XYZX: 62.83 Y: 66.354 Z: 54.285copy color code
CIE LabL:85.177 a:-0.548 b:15.855copy color code
CIE LuvL:85.177 u:8.85 v:22.99copy color code
Decimal14734519copy color code
Hunter lab81.458, -4.871, 17.509copy color code
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