Benjamin Moore Melon Ice

Benjamin Moore Melon Ice 106 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Melon Ice paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 106. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Melon Ice 106
Color code:106
Color name:Melon Ice
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Melon Ice

Melon Ice 106 has an LRV of 74.39% 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Melon Ice undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

246, 224, 200

Is Benjamin Moore Melon Ice 106 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 31° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

106 Melon Ice HSL code: 31, 72%, 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.

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 Melon Ice:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Melon Ice 106 vs Apricot Tint 086

Unsure if you should go with Benjamin Moore Melon Ice 106 or Benjamin Moore Apricot Tint 086? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Melon Ice 106 vs Benjamin Moore Apricot Tint 086Benjamin Moore Melon Ice 106
LRV: 74.39%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 75.17%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Melon Ice 106 vs Candle Light 099

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Our comparison of Benjamin Moore Melon Ice 106 and Benjamin Moore Candle Light 099 will help you choose the ideal shade for your project.

Benjamin Moore Melon Ice 106 vs Benjamin Moore Candle Light 099Benjamin Moore Melon Ice 106
LRV: 74.39%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 76.53%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#F6E0C8copy color code
RGB Decimal246, 224, 200copy color code
RGB Percent96.47%, 87.84%, 78.43%copy color code
HSVHue: 31° Saturation: 18.7% Value: 96.47%copy color code
HSLhsl(31, 72, 87)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 8.94 Yellow: 18.7 Key: 3.53copy color code
YIQY: 227.842 I: 20.822 Q: -2.815copy color code
XYZX: 75.086 Y: 77.076 Z: 65.55copy color code
CIE LabL:90.357 a:3.781 b:14.498copy color code
Decimal16179400copy color code