Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream

Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Mocha Cream paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 995. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Mocha Cream 995
Color code:995
Color name:Mocha Cream
Brand:Benjamin Moore

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LRV of Mocha Cream

Mocha Cream 995 has an LRV of 57.76% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 57.76% 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 Mocha Cream undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

211, 201, 189

Is Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 33° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

995 Mocha Cream HSL code: 33, 20%, 78%

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 Grey 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 Mocha Cream:

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

Mocha Cream 995 vs Rose Dust 1010

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

Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995 vs Benjamin Moore Rose Dust 1010Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995
LRV: 57.76%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.8%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Mocha Cream 995 vs Desert Light 1004

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995 vs Benjamin Moore Desert Light 1004Benjamin Moore Mocha Cream 995
LRV: 57.76%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.9%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#D3C9BDcopy color code
RGB Decimal211, 201, 189copy color code
RGB Percent82.75%, 78.82%, 74.12%copy color code
HSVHue: 33° Saturation: 10.43% Value: 82.75%copy color code
HSLhsl(33, 20, 78)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.74 Yellow: 10.43 Key: 17.25copy color code
YIQY: 202.622 I: 9.815 Q: -1.619copy color code
XYZX: 56.934 Y: 59.297 Z: 56.577copy color code
CIE LabL:81.455 a:1.422 b:7.236copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.455 u:6.569 v:10.393copy color code
Decimal13879741copy color code
Hunter lab77.005, -2.782, 10.342copy color code