Behr Shaved Ice

Behr Shaved Ice N490-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Shaved Ice paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N490-3. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:N490-3
Color name:Shaved Ice

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What are Behr Shaved Ice undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

169, 180, 186

Is Behr Shaved Ice N490-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 201° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N490-3 Shaved Ice HSL code: 201, 11%, 70%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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

Shaved Ice N490-3 vs Vanity N540-3

Behr Shaved Ice N490-3 vs Behr Vanity N540-3Behr Shaved Ice N490-3
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Shaved Ice N490-3 vs Jubilee SW 6248

Behr Shaved Ice N490-3 vs Sherwin Williams Jubilee SW 6248Behr Shaved Ice N490-3
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 45.42%
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Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#a9b4bacopy color code
RGB Decimal169, 180, 186copy color code
RGB Percent66.27%, 70.59%, 72.94%copy color code
HSVHue: 201° Saturation: 9.14% Value: 72.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(201, 11, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 9.14 Magenta: 3.23 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 27.06copy color code
YIQY: 177.395 I: -8.483 Q: -0.46copy color code
XYZX: 41.544 Y: 44.622 Z: 52.865copy color code
CIE LabL:72.642 a:-2.625 b:-4.361copy color code
CIE LuvL:72.642 u:-6.344 v:-6.089copy color code
Decimal11121850copy color code
Hunter lab66.8, -5.888, -0.162copy color code
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