Behr Soft Buttercup

Behr Soft Buttercup P290-1 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Soft Buttercup paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful P290-1. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:P290-1
Color name:Soft Buttercup

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What are Behr Soft Buttercup undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

255, 237, 190

Is Behr Soft Buttercup P290-1 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 43° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

P290-1 Soft Buttercup HSL code: 43, 100%, 87%

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 Yellow 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

Soft Buttercup P290-1 vs Meringue P300-2

Behr Soft Buttercup P290-1 vs Behr Meringue P300-2Behr Soft Buttercup P290-1
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Soft Buttercup P290-1 vs Natural Light P310-2

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Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#ffedbecopy color code
RGB Decimal255, 237, 190copy color code
RGB Percent100.00%, 92.94%, 74.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 43° Saturation: 25.49% Value: 100.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(43, 100, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 7.06 Yellow: 25.49 Key: 0.0copy color code
YIQY: 237.024 I: 25.829 Q: -10.819copy color code
XYZX: 80.818 Y: 85.548 Z: 60.956copy color code
CIE LabL:94.119 a:-0.961 b:25.025copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.119 u:13.63 v:35.957copy color code
Decimal16772542copy color code
Hunter lab92.492, -5.891, 25.67copy color code