Behr Soft Mint HDC-MD-19 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Soft Mint paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful HDC-MD-19. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:HDC-MD-19
Color name:Soft Mint
Brand:Behr

Behr Soft Mint reviews

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LRV of Soft Mint

Soft Mint HDC-MD-19 has an LRV of 76.64% and refers to Off-White colors that reflect a lot of light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 76.64% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Behr Soft Mint undertones?

Green is Behr Soft Mint 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#D1ECE3

RGB code:

209, 236, 227

Is Behr Soft Mint HDC-MD-19 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 160° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HDC-MD-19 Soft Mint HSL code: 160, 42%, 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.

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

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Soft Mint:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Soft Mint HDC-MD-19 vs Buoyant Blue SW 6483

Behr Soft Mint HDC-MD-19 vs Sherwin Williams Buoyant Blue SW 6483Open Soft Mint HDC-MD-19
LRV: 76.64%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 79.89%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Soft Mint HDC-MD-19 vs Shimmering Pool P440-1

Behr Soft Mint HDC-MD-19 vs Behr Shimmering Pool P440-1Open Soft Mint HDC-MD-19
LRV: 76.64%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 78.51%
Off-White color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#d1ece3copy color code
RGB Decimal209, 236, 227copy color code
RGB Percent81.96%, 92.55%, 89.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 160° Saturation: 11.44% Value: 92.55%copy color code
HSLhsl(160, 42, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 11.44 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 3.81 Key: 7.45copy color code
YIQY: 226.901 I: -13.197 Q: -8.512copy color code
XYZX: 70.151 Y: 79.091 Z: 84.222copy color code
CIE LabL:91.275 a:-10.537 b:1.366copy color code
CIE LuvL:91.275 u:-14.131 v:3.942copy color code
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Hunter lab88.933, -14.831, 6.104copy color code
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