Benjamin Moore Milkyway OC-110 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Milkyway paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful OC-110. 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:Milkyway OC-110
Color code:OC-110
Color name:Milkyway
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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What are Benjamin Moore Milkyway undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#FBF6DD

RGB code:

251, 246, 221

Is Benjamin Moore Milkyway OC-110 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 50° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

OC-110 Milkyway HSL code: 50, 79%, 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.

  • Warm Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Beige 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 Milkyway:

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

Milkyway OC-110 vs Crème Brulee 2022-70

Let's highlight the differences and help you select the ideal hue for your space.

Benjamin Moore Milkyway OC-110 vs Benjamin Moore Crème Brulee 2022-70Open Milkyway OC-110
LRV: 86.24%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 87.6%
White color
Temperature: warm

Milkyway OC-110 vs Crème Fraiche 2023-70

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Milkyway OC-110 vs Benjamin Moore Crème Fraiche 2023-70Open Milkyway OC-110
LRV: 86.24%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 87.75%
White color
Temperature: warm

LRV of Milkyway

Milkyway OC-110 has an LRV of 86.24% 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 86.24% 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

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.

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HEX#FBF6DDcopy color code
RGB Decimal251, 246, 221copy color code
RGB Percent98.43%, 96.47%, 86.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 50° Saturation: 11.95% Value: 98.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(50, 79, 93)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 1.99 Yellow: 11.95 Key: 1.57copy color code
YIQY: 244.645 I: 11.013 Q: -6.722copy color code
XYZX: 85.788 Y: 91.642 Z: 81.556copy color code
CIE LabL:96.674 a:-2.456 b:12.632copy color code
CIE LuvL:96.674 u:4.289 v:19.329copy color code
Decimal16512733copy color code
Hunter lab95.73, -7.565, 16.499copy color code