Behr Wave Top

Behr Wave Top M450-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Wave Top paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M450-3. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M450-3
Color name:Wave Top

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What are Behr Wave Top undertones?

Green and Blue are Behr Wave Top undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

175, 217, 211

Is Behr Wave Top M450-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 171° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M450-3 Wave Top HSL code: 171, 36%, 77%

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

Wave Top M450-3 vs Balboa MQ4-55

Behr Wave Top M450-3 vs Behr Balboa MQ4-55Behr Wave Top M450-3
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Wave Top M450-3 vs Spa SW 6765

Behr Wave Top M450-3 vs Sherwin Williams Spa SW 6765Behr Wave Top M450-3
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 64.48%
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Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#afd9d3copy color code
RGB Decimal175, 217, 211copy color code
RGB Percent68.63%, 85.10%, 82.75%copy color code
HSVHue: 171° Saturation: 19.35% Value: 85.1%copy color code
HSLhsl(171, 36, 77)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 19.35 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.76 Key: 14.9copy color code
YIQY: 203.758 I: -23.1 Q: -10.752copy color code
XYZX: 54.246 Y: 63.441 Z: 70.998copy color code
CIE LabL:83.674 a:-14.886 b:-1.579copy color code
CIE LuvL:83.674 u:-21.557 v:0.121copy color code
Decimal11524563copy color code
Hunter lab79.65, -17.819, 2.906copy color code
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