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Sherwin Williams Natural Tan: a complete color review

Looking for the perfect tan paint color for your home? Let’s talk about Sherwin Williams Natural Tan and if it might be right for your home!

Tans are back in style! Forget the ’90s stigma – lots of people are looking for a warm, neutral color for their walls, and tan may just be the right choice!

Tans bring a comfy, homey vibe to any space. They’re super versatile, matching up with almost any decor style and other colors effortlessly.

From soft, creamy tans to deeper, almost brown shades, there’s a whole range of tans you can pick from. Today, let’s shine a spotlight on one of our favorites: Natural Tan!

Sherwin Williams Natural Tan Paint Color Guide

Natural Tan, Sherwin Williams, SW 7567

Natural Tan is a light, neutral tan that feels both peaceful and casual.

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Color Family

Natural Tan is in the yellow family.

Light Reflectance Value


Light Reflective Value (LRV) measures how much light a color reflects. It’s rated on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 is pure black and 100 is pure white.

With an LRV of 65, Natural Tan is a light tan. It appears as a light and bright color, especially in rooms with lots of natural light.

RGB Colors

R: 220 G: 210 B: 195

RGB describes the amount of each color – red, green, and blue – present in a color. This is on a scale of 0 to 255 for each color. This is basically the color mix to make the color!

Hex Code


Sherwin Williams Natural Tan
SW Natural Tan


Natural Tan is a tan with a slight green-gray undertone that stops it from looking too warm.

In south-facing rooms with lots of natural light, Natural Tan will look lighter and warmer, perhaps even slightly yellow.

In north-facing rooms without much natural light, it will look a bit darker and cooler. Those gray undertones may be more apparent.

It’s very important to swatch colors on your wall to make sure they look good – day and night – in your actual space before committing.

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Best uses

Natural Tan is neutral enough to work as a whole house paint color.

Similar Colors

  • Benjamin Moore Cedar Key
  • Behr Sandstone Cove
  • Sherwin Williams Natural Linen
  • Sherwin Williams Kestrel White
  • Sherwin Williams Dumpling
  • Benjamin Moore White Sand
  • Sherwin Williams Canvas Tan

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Coordinating Colors

As a neutral, Natural Tan coordinates well with many other colors, including soft whites, grays, blues, greens, browns, blacks, oranges, and reds.

Mid-toned gray-greens:

Soft whites:

  • Alabaster
  • Westhighland White
  • Pure White
  • Cotton
  • Cold Foam

Mid-toned blues:

  • French Moire
  • Aquitaine
  • Faded Flaxflower
  • Favorite Jeans
  • Respite

Trim Colors

Natural Tan pairs well with soft white trim colors.

Soft white trim colors:

Sherwin Williams Natural Tan color palette

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Sherwin Williams Natural Tan Color Palette

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Here are some common frequently asked questions about Natural Tan.

Is Natural Tan warm or cool?

Natural Tan is a warm tan paint color. However, its slight green-gray undertone prevents it from looking too warm.

What’s the difference: SW Natural Tan vs Accessible Beige?

Natural Tan is darker than Accessible Beige, with an LRV of 65 vs 58.

Accessible Beige is more of a greige and a bit muddier, and Natural Tan is slightly warmer, but the two colors are similar in shade.

It’s always best to swatch colors in your space before committing.

Is Natural Tan a good choice for exteriors?

Natural Tan may not be the best choice for exteriors.

In all of that natural light outside, Natural Tan will most likely look washed out, perhaps a bit drab. You may want to go with something a bit darker if you’re looking for some color depth.

It’s always best to swatch colors before committing.

What’s the difference: SW Natural Tan vs Natural Linen?

Natural Tan is slightly lighter than Natural Linen, with an LRV of 65 vs 66.

While Natural Tan has a gray-green undertone, Natural Linen has a greige and pink undertone, making Natural Tan more of a versatile neutral.

It’s always best to swatch colors in your space before committing.

Is SW Natural Tan a good choice for kitchen cabinets?

Yes, SW Natural Tan can be a great choice for kitchen cabinets if you’re looking for a neutral with a bit of warmth and depth. It pairs well with wood tones, such as hardwood floors or wooden barstools.

It’s always best to swatch colors in your space before committing.

Is SW Natural Tan boring?

Natural Tan is a great neutral paint color! If you’re afraid it’s too boring, pair it with greens or blues for a calming look, or with oranges or reds for a bolder look.

Still not sure what paint color to choose?

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My Paint Color Formula ebook walks you through the painless process of expertly testing paint swatches to ensure you have the perfect color for your home.

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