Dulux Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 paint color review

Color code:40YY 65/061
Color name:Egyptian Cotton
Brand:Dulux

What color is Dulux Egyptian Cotton?

Dulux Egyptian Cotton is a light and soft shade of beige. It has warm undertones, with a subtle hint of yellow that adds a touch of brightness and freshness to the color. It can be described as a creamy, warm neutral color that creates a soothing and calming atmosphere. Egyptian Cotton is a versatile color that can work well in a variety of spaces, from living rooms and bedrooms to kitchens and bathrooms. It pairs well with both dark and light accents, making it a great option for any interior design scheme.

Egyptian Cotton for bedroom

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Egyptian Cotton for living room

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Check out this stunning Light used in real living rooms. Explore how this Beige color shade can create a unique space

Dulux 40YY 65/061 for bathroom

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Looking for inspiration for your dream bathroom renovation project? These beautiful handpicked photos will show you this delightfully warm Light real bathrooms.

Dulux Egyptian Cotton reviews

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LRV of Egyptian Cotton

Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 has an LRV of 66% 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 66.00% 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 Egyptian Cotton undertones?

Red is Dulux Egyptian Cotton 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#D9D2C5

RGB code:

217, 210, 197

Is Dulux Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 39° this Beige refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

40YY 65/061 Egyptian Cotton HSL code: 39, 21%, 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 Greige 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 Egyptian Cotton:

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

Dulux 40YY 65/061 Egyptian Cotton

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.

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Color comparison

Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 vs Skimming Stone 241

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

Dulux Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 vs Farrow and Ball Skimming Stone 241Open Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061
LRV: 66%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.14%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 vs Raw Cashmere 40YY 60/103

Can't decide between these two shades for your project? We break down the differences to assist you in making the right choice.

Dulux Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 vs Dulux Raw Cashmere 40YY 60/103Open Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061
LRV: 66%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 vs Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087

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

Dulux Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 vs Dulux Bleached Lichen 3 40YY 67/087Open Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061
LRV: 66%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 65.75%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 vs Just Walnut 90YR 73/029

Can't choose between these two beautiful shades? We'll compare these two colors to help you make the right decision.

Dulux Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061 vs Dulux Just Walnut 90YR 73/029Open Egyptian Cotton 40YY 65/061
LRV: 66%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 72%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#d9d2c5copy color code
RGB Decimal217, 210, 197copy color code
RGB Percent85.10%, 82.35%, 77.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 39° Saturation: 9.22% Value: 85.1%copy color code
HSLhsl(39, 21, 81)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.23 Yellow: 9.22 Key: 14.9copy color code
YIQY: 210.611 I: 8.349 Q: -2.565copy color code
XYZX: 61.738 Y: 64.877 Z: 62.078copy color code
CIE LabL:84.42 a:0.174 b:7.298copy color code
CIE LuvL:84.42 u:4.822 v:10.779copy color code
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Hunter lab80.546, -4.137, 10.686copy color code
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