skip to main content
ULTA
  • Home
  • / Hair
  • / Hair Color
  • / Olia Brilliant Color
Garnier Olia Brilliant Color

Garnier

Olia Brilliant Color

Black 1.0

Item #: 2254573

Ask a Question
The oil powered technology propels colorants deep into the hair, without ammonia, giving you pure, vivid, long-lasting color. Olia visibly improves and restores hair as the oils help to reverse roughness and dullness for more brilliant, long-lasting color. Hair is hydrated, silky, and 3x shinier.
,br>How is Olia different? Unlike traditional haircolor, Olia uses an exclusive 60% oil blend with natural flower oils to achieve brilliant, radiant color results. The unique non-drip velvet cream formula propels colorants into the hair--without ammonia--with a pleasant sensorial fragrance.
Oil powered permanent hair color
60 percent oil blend with natural flower oils and zero ammonia
Radiant, long-lasting color and 100 percent gray coverage
Read and follow the insert. Store between 50° and 80° F.

Precautions: Haircolor can cause an allergic reaction which, in certain rare cases, can be severe. Therefore, Do not use if: You have already had a reaction to a haircolor product. You have a sensitive, itchy or damaged scalp. If you have a tattoo, the risks of an allergic reaction may be increased. Perform a skin allergy test 48 hours before each use of this product (see insert). Remember to buy your product 2 days ahead of time. Avoid contact of this product with eyes and skin. If product gets into eyes, rinse immediately. Wear gloves provided in kit. Thoroughly rinse hair after application. Do not use over compound henna or progressive color. Wait at least 14 days after bleaching, relaxing or perming before coloring. Keep product out of the reach of children. do not apply on children. This product contains ingredients which may cause skin irritation on certain individuals and a preliminary test according to accompanying directions should first be made. This product must not be used for dyeing the eyelashes or eyebrows; to do so may cause blindness.
COLORANT: Paraffinum Liquidum/Mineral Oil/Huile Minerale, Aqua/Water/Eau, Ethanolamine, Steareth-20, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Polysorbate 21, Steareth-2, 2,4-Diaminophenoxyethanol HCl, m-Aminophenol, p-Aminophenol, Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Metabisulfite, 6-Hydroxyindole, Thioglycerin, Toluene-2,5-Diamine, Polyquaternium-67, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil/Sunflower Seed Oil, Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil/Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil, Parfum/Fragrance, Resorcinol, Passiflora Incarnata/Passiflora Incarnata Seed Oil, EDTA. RINSE-OUT CONDITIONER: Aqua/Water/Eau, Cetearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Chloride, Cetyl Esters, Amodimethicone, Parfum/Fragrance, Isopropyl Alcohol, Trideceth-6. DEVELOPER: Aqua/Water/Eau, Paraffinum Liquidum/Mineral Oil/Huile Minerale, Cetearyl Alcohol, Hydrogen Peroxide, Steareth-20, PEG-4 Rapeseedamide, Glycerin, Polyquaternium-6, Hexadimethrine Chloride, Tocopherol, Pentasodium Pentetate, Sodium Stannate, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, Phosphoric Acid, Citric Acid, Chlorhexidine Digluconate, Cetrimonium Chloride.

Details+

How to Use+

Ingredients+

Reviews

Product Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
GarnierOlia Brilliant Color
 
3.8

(based on 769 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (517)
  • Great color (459)
  • Gentle (436)
  • Natural look (416)
  • Long-lasting (243)

Cons

  • Doesn't last (113)
  • Color misrepresented (71)
  • Difficult to use (63)
  • Too harsh (53)
  • Messy (44)

Best Uses

  • Graying hair (368)
  • Touch ups (243)
  • New look (207)
  • Thick hair (113)
  • Fine hair (101)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (544), Semi-permanent (67), Demi-permanent (33), Temporary (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (369), Survivalist / minimalist (178), Product junkie (110), Professional stylist (10)

Reviewed by 769 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
5.0

Love it!

By Z

from Alabama

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great Color

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

      None

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent
       
      1.0

      Awful!

      By Eri

      from Flushing

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

      • None

      Cons

      • Color Misrepresented
      • Messy
      • Too Harsh

      Best Uses

        Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

        I usually never write reviews but I wanted to warn people that Olia darkest brown is AWFUL! My hair came out shoe polish black with no dimension and feels very dry. It is only day one so I'm just hoping it washes out quickly and will do a baking soda shampoo to get it out. Very disappointed!

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Semi-Permanent
         
        5.0

        Beautiful shade of blonde. No burning, stinging scalp!

        By Mel679

        from Boston

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Gentle
        • Great Color
        • Long-Lasting
        • Natural Look

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • New Look
          • Thicker Hair
          • Touch Ups

          Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

          I like that it's mild, consistently great color result.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          5.0

          I have used this several times with great results.

          By Jackie

          from Chesterton

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Great Color
          • Natural Look

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Touch Ups

            Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

            This is the best color match to my own hair without having to go to a beauty salon.

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Semi-Permanent
             
            5.0

            Absolute Favourite

            By Nahidaaa

            from Michigan

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Gentle
            • Great Color
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair
              • New Look
              • Thinner Hair
              • Touch Ups

              Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

              I absolutely love this hair dye! I love how dark it is, it smells nice and it lasts for a long while with proper care.

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Semi-Permanent
               
              3.0

              I might buy this product again

              By Lynn

              from Queens, NY

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Long-Lasting
              • Natural Look

              Cons

              • Color Misrepresented
              • Too Harsh

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair

              Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

              My product was out of stock before my vaca. Purchased Olia hoping it wouldn't be to harsh on my hair. Found medium brown which I always use because it's my natural hair color.
              This was/is to dark for me, thought it might lighten up a little after washing, but didn't. I don't like the straw like feel to my hair. If I purchase this product again, I would try the lighter brown

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Permanent
               
              5.0

              I truly love this product, !

              By Miss maria

              from Cranston, ri

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Gentle
              • Great Color
              • Natural Look

              Cons

              • Doesn't Last

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

              Is very gentle on my hair , and I get a lot of compliments on how shiny and sof my hair is...

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Permanent
               
              5.0

              Saved my hair!

              By Definitely a novice

              from Wilson, NC

              About Me Product Junkie

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Gentle
              • Great Color
              • Natural Look

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Graying Hair
                • New Look

                Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

                So I made the dumb decision to attempt to balayage my hair at home. Well let's just say that went wrong quick! My hair was left orange (toning didn't help) looked more like a bad dye job and the balayage was non existent. The balayage technique was a bit too advanced for me. Since it was the weekend I wanted to save my hair before work. So I did some research on the least harmful box dyes and picked this guy up. It left my hair feeling soft, conditioned and bye bye bad dye job. This product amazed me!

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Permanent
                 
                5.0

                Absolutely Love It!

                By Lammykins

                from Viera, Florida

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Gentle
                • Natural Look

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Thinner Hair
                  • Touch Ups

                  Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

                  Absolutely love this hair color. Color is long lasting and gentle, since there's no ammonia in it.

                  • Commitment To Color:
                  • Permanent
                   
                  5.0

                  Yes. Receiving chemo and able to use.

                  By Jeanne Beanny

                  from Hudson, Fl

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Gentle
                  • Natural Look

                  Cons

                  • Need more color selections.

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Garnier Olia Brilliant Color:

                    Able to use taking chemo.

                    • Commitment To Color:
                    • Permanent

                    Displaying reviews 1-10

                    Back to top

                    Previous | Next »

                    Q&A

                    Product Q&A

                    Do you have questions about this product?

                    Get answers from in-house experts.

                    11 Questions | 11 Answers
                    Displaying questions 1-10Previous | Next »
                    • Q:

                      Hi, my hair is dark brown on top and goes to a blondish/copper ombre. I'm not liking the way it looks right now and want to take it back to my dark brown color. Would I be able to do that with this box color?
                      Asked on 6/14/2017 by Ash from undisclosed

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi! You are safe to re-color your hair darker as long as there are no areas of your hair that are pale or white blonde. If they are that light you will have to do a color correction to avoid breakage or discoloration. Hope this helps!

                        Answered on 6/29/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      My hair is dark brown and I want to go to a light brown almost blonde color, which Olia color would be best?
                      Asked on 6/11/2017 by Callie Girl from Parkersburg, Wv

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Lightening dark brown hair is a bit of a challenge. Most hair dyes, like the Olia shades, can lighten natural hair up to 2 shades lighter than the natural color. For dark brown hair, the lightest it can go with a shade of Olia is light neutral brown 6.03. To go lighter than a light brown and into a darker blonde shade, we recommend using the Nutrisse Ultra Color in the shade ultra light cool blonde LB1.
                        Another option is to lighten the hair to a light brown and put in some highlights with a separate highlighting kit.

                        Answered on 6/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
                    • Q:

                      So I have an ombré look going on. My roots are a light brown which is natural and then my ends are blond which is colored back from october, it's like a mix between golden/honey blonde. I would like to be blonde all over again but I'm nervous that with the fade into the blonde, it all won't match up? Suggestions?
                      Asked on 5/26/2017 by Tay from undisclosed

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi there! Since your hair is light brown naturally and Olia doesn't contain ammonia it will not be able to lift your hair to a blonde so it won't match the bottom half of your hair. If you would like a personalized consultation, please call Garnier at 1-800-442-7643 M-F 9AM-7PM ET. Thank you.

                        Answered on 6/2/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      My hair is med brown naturally. I had it dyed and it has to much red in it. Want to redye .can you tell me a color that has a blue base to it to bring back natural color.
                      Asked on 5/22/2017 by Miss T from California

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi, Miss T! If you want to suppress the red tone, we recommend using Olia 5.0 Medium Brown. This shade has neutral tone, so it will cover over the red tones for you. If you have further questions, do not hesitate to call our toll-free number and we would be happy to assist you!

                        Answered on 6/5/2017 by Garnier Consumer Care from Garnier
                    • Q:

                      Will this product turn my hair brassy? I have natural reddish brown hair and am thinking about choosing the dark blonde color to go to a lighter brown with no red.
                      Asked on 5/12/2017 by Marie from Smithfield Va

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello Marie! It depends on how dark your natural brown hair is. If your natural color is closer to an auburn I would not suggest the Dark Blonde shade. We would recommend the Light Brown to start out. Make sure to perform a strand before applying it all over your hair as well. This will be able to show you if it will bring out the brassy tones in your hair or not. We hope this information is helpful!

                        Answered on 5/31/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Hi, I havery used Olia for several years and love it! I have been discouraged by the product name /color changes. My favorite was lightest natural blonde, I haven't been able to.locate it for several months and find that I don't care as much for the golden pearl light blonde.... suggestions?
                      Asked on 5/2/2017 by Joy from Cumming, Ga

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We are sorry for the confusion. The lightest shade that Olia has offered is Lightest Ash Blonde #91/2.1. Our Light Blonde, which is natural is #9.0. Both of these are still current shades. We have not offered a Lightest Natural Blonde in this line. Hope this clears things up.

                        Answered on 5/5/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
                    • Q:

                      Would the semi cover grey
                      Asked on 4/22/2017 by Jan from Uk

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Jan, Olia is not a semi-permanent haircolor. It is permanent and will cover gray!

                        Answered on 4/25/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Will this product lighten dark brown hair?
                      Asked on 4/18/2017 by Meghan from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi, Meghan! If your hair is naturally dark brown, the lightest you can go with Olia is in the Light Brown range. However, if your hair is color treated dark brown, you may not see the same shade like the box because hair color cannot lighten another hair color. If you would like a personalized consultation, do not hesitate to call us at our toll free number!

                        Answered on 4/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
                    • Q:

                      I have very greasy hair which I have to wash daily, will this product make my hair even greasier.
                      Asked on 3/4/2017 by Lovely locks

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Permanent hair color does not make hair oily. You may not need to shampoo as frequently when you color the hair but you will never have to shampoo more frequently.

                        Answered on 3/6/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
                    • Q:

                      Can you mix two different shades together? I have stubborn gray roots so I use a medium brown to cover but a little bit too dark for the rest of my hair. What would you suggest? I was thinking about using a golden warm brown for the rest of my hair. I'm 60 year old so I don't want that solid brown color.Thank you
                      Asked on 2/13/2017 by trish from ca

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        While you can't physically mix 2 shades into one developer bottle, if you want to use a medium brown on the roots and a light brown in the last 10 minutes of your timing to refresh the color on the previously dyed hair, that's fine. If you go that route, mix up both colors at the same time and leave the top off the developer bottle of the light brown until its time to refresh the color on the ends of the hair. This will keep the mixture from over heating in the bottle.

                        Answered on 2/14/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
                    Displaying questions 1-10Previous | Next »

                    Do you have a question about this product?