Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty

Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty 138 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Vivid Beauty paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 138. 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:Vivid Beauty 138
Color code:138
Color name:Vivid Beauty
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Vivid Beauty

Vivid Beauty 138 has an LRV of 54.1% and refers to Light Medium colors that reflect half 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

253, 181, 128

Is Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty 138 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 25° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

138 Vivid Beauty HSL code: 25, 97%, 75%

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 Vivid Beauty:

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

Vivid Beauty 138 vs Marmalade 2016-40

Choosing between Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty 138 and Benjamin Moore Marmalade 2016-40 for your space? Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty 138 vs Benjamin Moore Marmalade 2016-40Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty 138
LRV: 54.1%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.95%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Vivid Beauty 138 vs Seville Oranges 131

Trying to decide between Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty 138 and Benjamin Moore Seville Oranges 131? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty 138 vs Benjamin Moore Seville Oranges 131Benjamin Moore Vivid Beauty 138
LRV: 54.1%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 54.92%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#FDB580copy color code
RGB Decimal253, 181, 128copy color code
RGB Percent99.22%, 70.98%, 50.20%copy color code
HSVHue: 25° Saturation: 49.41% Value: 99.22%copy color code
HSLhsl(25, 97, 75)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 28.46 Yellow: 49.41 Key: 0.78copy color code
YIQY: 196.486 I: 59.936 Q: -1.263copy color code
XYZX: 60.931 Y: 55.493 Z: 27.918copy color code
CIE LabL:79.325 a:20.243 b:37.293copy color code
Decimal16627072copy color code