Benjamin Moore Neon

Benjamin Moore Neon 402 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Neon paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 402. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Neon 402
Color code:402
Color name:Neon
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Neon 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 Neon

Neon 402 has an LRV of 71.95% 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 71.95% 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 Neon undertones?

Green and Yellow are Benjamin Moore Neon undertones 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

217, 232, 161

Is Benjamin Moore Neon 402 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 73° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

402 Neon HSL code: 73, 61%, 77%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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 Neon:

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

Neon 402 vs Tasty Apple 416

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Neon 402 vs Benjamin Moore Tasty Apple 416Benjamin Moore Neon 402
LRV: 71.95%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 71.95%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Neon 402 vs Potpourri Green 2029-50

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Benjamin Moore Neon 402 vs Benjamin Moore Potpourri Green 2029-50Benjamin Moore Neon 402
LRV: 71.95%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 71.95%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#D9E8A1copy color code
RGB Decimal217, 232, 161copy color code
RGB Percent85.10%, 90.98%, 63.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 73° Saturation: 30.6% Value: 90.98%copy color code
HSLhsl(73, 61, 77)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 6.47 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 30.6 Key: 9.02copy color code
YIQY: 219.421 I: 13.877 Q: -25.268copy color code
XYZX: 63.904 Y: 75.039 Z: 44.826copy color code
CIE LabL:89.411 a:-16.332 b:32.96copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.411 u:-5.545 v:48.539copy color code
Decimal14280865copy color code
Hunter lab86.625, -19.912, 29.957copy color code
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