Benjamin Moore Lime Ricky

Benjamin Moore Lime Ricky 393 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lime Ricky paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 393. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Lime Ricky 393
Color code:393
Color name:Lime Ricky
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Lime Ricky

Lime Ricky 393 has an LRV of 84.22% 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 84.22% 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 Lime Ricky undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Lime Ricky 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

241, 243, 202

Is Benjamin Moore Lime Ricky 393 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 63° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

393 Lime Ricky HSL code: 63, 63%, 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.

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

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Lime Ricky:

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

Color comparison

Lime Ricky 393 vs Ginseng Root 386

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Lime Ricky 393 vs Benjamin Moore Ginseng Root 386Benjamin Moore Lime Ricky 393
LRV: 84.22%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 83.44%
White color
Temperature: warm

Lime Ricky 393 vs North Star 288

Two gorgeous paint colors, but which one is right for you? Our comparison has got you covered.

Benjamin Moore Lime Ricky 393 vs Benjamin Moore North Star 288Benjamin Moore Lime Ricky 393
LRV: 84.22%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 81.13%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#F1F3CAcopy color code
RGB Decimal241, 243, 202copy color code
RGB Percent94.51%, 95.29%, 79.22%copy color code
HSVHue: 63° Saturation: 16.87% Value: 95.29%copy color code
HSLhsl(63, 63, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.82 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 16.87 Key: 4.71copy color code
YIQY: 237.728 I: 11.983 Q: -13.182copy color code
XYZX: 78.985 Y: 87.067 Z: 68.506copy color code
CIE LabL:94.767 a:-7.362 b:19.6copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.767 u:0.988 v:29.984copy color code
Decimal15856586copy color code
Hunter lab93.31, -12.195, 21.788copy color code
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