Benjamin Moore Frostine

Benjamin Moore Frostine AF-5 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Frostine paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful AF-5. Find out if this gorgeous cold grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Frostine AF-5
Color code:AF-5
Color name:Frostine
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Frostine for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Frostine

Frostine AF-5 has an LRV of 86.32% and refers to White colors that reflect almost all 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 86.32% 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 Benjamin Moore Frostine undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Frostine 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

238, 241, 235

Is Benjamin Moore Frostine AF-5 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 90° this Grey refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

AF-5 Frostine HSL code: 90, 18%, 93%

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 Grey shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Grey 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 Benjamin Moore Frostine:

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

Frostine AF-5 vs White Heron OC-57

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Benjamin Moore Frostine AF-5 vs Benjamin Moore White Heron OC-57Benjamin Moore Frostine AF-5
LRV: 86.32%
White color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 86.69%
White color
Temperature: warm

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#EEF1EBcopy color code
RGB Decimal238, 241, 235copy color code
RGB Percent93.33%, 94.51%, 92.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 90° Saturation: 2.49% Value: 94.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(90, 18, 93)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.24 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 2.49 Key: 5.49copy color code
YIQY: 239.419 I: 0.14 Q: -2.502copy color code
XYZX: 81.707 Y: 87.086 Z: 91.08copy color code
CIE LabL:94.775 a:-2.058 b:2.546copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.775 u:-1.357 v:4.27copy color code
Decimal15659499copy color code
Hunter lab93.32, -7.022, 7.457copy color code
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