Benjamin Moore Soft White

Benjamin Moore Soft White 2170-70 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Soft White paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2170-70. Find out if this gorgeous warm pink paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Soft White 2170-70
Color code:2170-70
Color name:Soft White
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Soft White

Soft White 2170-70 has an LRV of 83.34% 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 83.34% 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 Soft White undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Soft White 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

250, 237, 227

Is Benjamin Moore Soft White 2170-70 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 26° this Pink refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2170-70 Soft White HSL code: 26, 70%, 94%

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 Pink will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Soft White:

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.

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

Soft White 2170-70 vs Sun Kissed Peach 2168-70

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

Benjamin Moore Soft White 2170-70 vs Benjamin Moore Sun Kissed Peach 2168-70Benjamin Moore Soft White 2170-70
LRV: 83.34%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 85.41%
White color
Temperature: warm

Soft White 2170-70 vs Woodland Snow 2161-70

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Soft White 2170-70 vs Benjamin Moore Woodland Snow 2161-70Benjamin Moore Soft White 2170-70
LRV: 83.34%
White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 85.58%
White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#FAEDE3copy color code
RGB Decimal250, 237, 227copy color code
RGB Percent98.04%, 92.94%, 89.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 26° Saturation: 9.2% Value: 98.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(26, 70, 94)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.2 Yellow: 9.2 Key: 1.96copy color code
YIQY: 239.747 I: 10.96 Q: -0.362copy color code
XYZX: 83.571 Y: 86.439 Z: 84.934copy color code
CIE LabL:94.5 a:2.715 b:6.41copy color code
CIE LuvL:94.5 u:8.132 v:9.198copy color code
Decimal16444899copy color code
Hunter lab92.973, -2.253, 10.917copy color code
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