Benjamin Moore Cotton Candy 1268 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Cotton Candy paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1268. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Cotton Candy 1268
Color code:1268
Color name:Cotton Candy
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore Cotton Candy reviews

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What are Benjamin Moore Cotton Candy undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Cotton Candy 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#F6DFE0

RGB code:

246, 223, 224

Is Benjamin Moore Cotton Candy 1268 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 357° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1268 Cotton Candy HSL code: 357, 56%, 92%

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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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.

LRV of Cotton Candy

Cotton Candy 1268 has an LRV of 77.04% 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 77.04% 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.

Color codes

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HEX#F6DFE0copy color code
RGB Decimal246, 223, 224copy color code
RGB Percent96.47%, 87.45%, 87.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 357° Saturation: 9.35% Value: 96.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(357, 56, 92)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 9.35 Yellow: 8.94 Key: 3.53copy color code
YIQY: 229.991 I: 13.384 Q: 5.177copy color code
XYZX: 77.846 Y: 77.751 Z: 81.407copy color code
CIE LabL:90.666 a:8.041 b:2.384copy color code
CIE LuvL:90.666 u:13.408 v:2.153copy color code
Decimal16179168copy color code
Hunter lab88.177, 3.278, 6.985copy color code
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