Behr Milk Thistle

Behr Milk Thistle MQ6-26 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Milk Thistle paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ6-26. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:MQ6-26
Color name:Milk Thistle

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What are Behr Milk Thistle undertones?

Yellow is Behr Milk Thistle 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

158, 155, 136

Is Behr Milk Thistle MQ6-26 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 52° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ6-26 Milk Thistle HSL code: 52, 10%, 58%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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

Milk Thistle MQ6-26 vs Greywood HDC-CT-20

Behr Milk Thistle MQ6-26 vs Behr Greywood HDC-CT-20Behr Milk Thistle MQ6-26
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Milk Thistle MQ6-26 vs Green Earth SW 7748

Behr Milk Thistle MQ6-26 vs Sherwin Williams Green Earth SW 7748Behr Milk Thistle MQ6-26
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 31.1%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#9e9b88copy color code
RGB Decimal158, 155, 136copy color code
RGB Percent61.96%, 60.78%, 53.33%copy color code
HSVHue: 52° Saturation: 13.92% Value: 61.96%copy color code
HSLhsl(52, 10, 58)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.9 Yellow: 13.92 Key: 38.04copy color code
YIQY: 153.731 I: 7.893 Q: -5.278copy color code
XYZX: 30.265 Y: 32.49 Z: 27.963copy color code
CIE LabL:63.746 a:-2.299 b:10.366copy color code
CIE LuvL:63.746 u:2.838 v:14.747copy color code
Decimal10394504copy color code
Hunter lab57.0, -4.972, 10.814copy color code