40YY 67/087

Dulux Bleached Lichen 3

Dulux Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Bleached Lichen 3 paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 40YY 67/087. Find out if this gorgeous warm beige paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:40YY 67/087
Color name:Bleached Lichen 3

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LRV of Bleached Lichen 3

Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087 has an LRV of 65.75% 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 65.75% 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 Dulux Bleached Lichen 3 undertones?

Red is Dulux Bleached Lichen 3 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

221, 211, 194

Is Dulux Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 38° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

40YY 67/087 Bleached Lichen 3 HSL code: 38, 28%, 81%

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 Beige 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 Dulux Bleached Lichen 3:

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

Dulux 40YY 67/087 Bleached Lichen 3

Color comparison

Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087 vs Boudoir G477

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

Dulux Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087 vs Tikkurila Boudoir G477Dulux Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087
LRV: 65.75%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 65.75%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087 vs Gentle Fawn 00YY 65/060

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

Dulux Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087 vs Dulux Gentle Fawn 00YY 65/060Dulux Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087
LRV: 65.75%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 65.75%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ddd3c2copy color code
RGB Decimal221, 211, 194copy color code
RGB Percent86.67%, 82.75%, 76.08%copy color code
HSVHue: 38° Saturation: 12.22% Value: 86.67%copy color code
HSLhsl(38, 28, 81)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 4.52 Yellow: 12.22 Key: 13.33copy color code
YIQY: 212.052 I: 11.422 Q: -3.175copy color code
XYZX: 62.849 Y: 65.857 Z: 60.425copy color code
CIE LabL:84.923 a:0.588 b:9.651copy color code
CIE LuvL:84.923 u:6.867 v:14.097copy color code
Decimal14537666copy color code
Hunter lab81.152, -3.775, 12.66copy color code
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