Jotun Lime Mint 8246 paint color review

Color code:8246
Color name:Lime Mint

NCS Code: S1050-G90Y

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LRV of Lime Mint

Lime Mint 8246 has an LRV of 57.37% 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 57.37% 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 Jotun Lime Mint undertones?

Yellow is Jotun Lime Mint 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

231, 203, 99

Is Jotun Lime Mint 8246 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 47° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

8246 Lime Mint HSL code: 47, 73%, 65%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Jotun Lime Mint:

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

Jotun 8246 Lime Mint

Color comparison

Lime Mint 8246 vs Sahl 8277

Jotun Lime Mint 8246 vs Jotun Sahl 8277Open Lime Mint 8246
LRV: 57.37%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 62.36%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#e7cb63copy color code
RGB Decimal231, 203, 99copy color code
RGB Percent90.59%, 79.61%, 38.82%copy color code
HSVHue: 47° Saturation: 57.14% Value: 90.59%copy color code
HSLhsl(47, 73, 65)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 12.12 Yellow: 57.14 Key: 9.41copy color code
YIQY: 199.516 I: 50.105 Q: -26.442copy color code
XYZX: 56.565 Y: 60.605 Z: 20.519copy color code
CIE LabL:82.166 a:-2.556 b:54.586copy color code
CIE LuvL:82.166 u:23.96 v:66.937copy color code
Decimal15190883copy color code
Hunter lab77.849, -6.537, 38.867copy color code
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