Behr Violet Vixen

Behr Violet Vixen MQ5-41 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Violet Vixen paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ5-41. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:MQ5-41
Color name:Violet Vixen

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What are Behr Violet Vixen undertones?

Purple is Behr Violet Vixen 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

117, 104, 139

Is Behr Violet Vixen MQ5-41 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 262° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ5-41 Violet Vixen HSL code: 262, 14%, 48%

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

Violet Vixen MQ5-41 vs Clematis SW 6831

Behr Violet Vixen MQ5-41 vs Sherwin Williams Clematis SW 6831Behr Violet Vixen MQ5-41
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 15.93%
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Temperature: warm

Violet Vixen MQ5-41 vs Composer'S Magic MQ5-37

Behr Violet Vixen MQ5-41 vs Behr Composer'S Magic MQ5-37Behr Violet Vixen MQ5-41
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#75688bcopy color code
RGB Decimal117, 104, 139copy color code
RGB Percent45.88%, 40.78%, 54.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 262° Saturation: 25.18% Value: 54.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(262, 14, 48)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 15.83 Magenta: 25.18 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 45.49copy color code
YIQY: 111.877 I: -3.5 Q: 13.642copy color code
XYZX: 16.945 Y: 15.547 Z: 26.527copy color code
CIE LabL:46.374 a:12.558 b:-17.372copy color code
CIE LuvL:46.374 u:4.66 v:-26.517copy color code
Decimal7694475copy color code
Hunter lab39.429, 7.712, -12.289copy color code
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