Garnier Olia Bold Hair Dye – BzzAgent Review

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About Garnier Olia:

Garnier Olia is unlike any other traditional, permanent hair color. Powered by a 60% oil blend formula with natural flower oils, Olia propels colorants deep into the hair, giving you vivid color results and 100% gray coverage. The oils help to reverse roughness and dullness without hair feeling weighed down. The non-drip formula has no ammonia, so it smells great as you apply. The end result? More brilliant, long-lasting color and hair that is hydrated, silky, looks full and up to 3x shinier than uncolored, unwashed hair.

Just The Facts:

You probably already know that Garnier Olia is the first oil powered permanent home hair color. So here’s the full Olia lowdown:

  • First oil-powered permanent home hair color
  • No ammonia
  • 60% oil blend with natural flower oils
  • 100% gray coverage
  • Maximum color performance
  • Visibly improves and restores hair*
  • Pleasant floral fragrance
  • In 6 different shades

To learn more about Garnier Olia visit them on their website: and on Facebook.

What’s in my BzzKit:

  • Garnier Olia Bold Hair Dye 5.12 Medium Royal Amethyst
  • Welcome letter

My Garnier Olia BzzAgent Review:

Okay, so I kind of have mixed feelings about this. I have medium to dark brown hair  with some grey hairs coming in. OMG, that makes me sound old! 😀 I was super excited to try this color! I wanted to try something new with my hair and thought, hey why not give this color a try. I was expecting to have  a darkish brown with a purple (amethyst) tint to it. Boy, was I wrong!! As you can see from my before and after pictures, it did not come out what I was expecting!

As you can see my original hair color has like 2 different shades of brown. I don’t know why that is but it does and seeing after I dyed my hair the shade comes out in 2 maybe 3 different  shades  of  reddish/light brownish color. In the sun you can kind of see the purple (amethyst) color to it – very subtle, but again, not what I was expecting. The purple (amethyst) kind of is like a reddish color though. I can say that it did color my grey hairs but to a red color and for the rest of my hair…well it almost didn’t really affect the color as much as I would like.

One thing I can say is that the dye did not dry my hair out. It kept it looking shinny! Would I use this product again? Probably! I mean it didn’t turn out that bad but it didn’t turn out the way I wanted it to. But that probably wouldn’t stop me from using it again! Do I recommend this product? I do.

What color do you like to dye your hair? I’d love to know in the comments below!



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