Garnier Olia how to apply

How to apply olia hair color | hair color 101

In this easy hair color tutorial you'll learn how to apply Olia to achieve brilliant color and visibly healthier hair. Even if you’ve been coloring your hair for years, Olia’s oil-based formula is different than any color you’ve used at home. Before you get started, don’t forget to do a 48-hour skin allergy test.

Follow These Steps for a Flawless Application

Garnier Olia - read and follow instructions included in box for full head and touch-up applications - begin with dry, unwashed hair - add colorant and developer to mixing jar
Front view of 8.0 - Medium Blonde.

Olia 8.0 - Medium Blonde

Prepare to Color

Always read and follow the instruction sheet included in the box for both full head and touch-up applications. Beginning with dry, unwashed hair, wrap a towel around your shoulders and put the gloves on to protect your clothes and hands from the hair color. Twist off the top of the applicator and add the colorant and developer to the mixing jar.

Garnier Olia - put applicator on mixing jar and cover tip with finger and shake to mix the non-drip formula

Mix the Color

Put the applicator back on the mixing jar, cover the tip with your finger and shake vigorously to mix the thick, non-drip formula.

Garnier Olia - apply color to roots and massage in circular motion to spread color and leave on for 20 minutes - if you've never colored hair, want to change current color to darker shade, haven't colored in 3 months or longer then immediately apply color from roots to tips then let color process for 30 minutes and skip step 6

Apply to Roots

Start applying the color to your roots and massage in a circular motion to help spread the color. Leave on for 20 minutes. (Touch-Up Application)

If you’ve never colored your hair, want to change your current color to a darker shade, or haven’t colored in 3 months or longer, then immediately apply the color from your roots to your tips. Let the color process for 30 minutes, then skip to Step 6.

Garnier Olia - apply rest of color through lengths and ends of hair

Apply Through Ends

Apply the rest of the color through the lengths and ends of your hair. (Touch-Up Application)

Garnier Olia - leave hair color on for 10 more minutes

Wait 10 More Minutes

Leave the hair color on for 10 more minutes. (Touch-Up Application)

Garnier Olia - rinse hair until water runs clear then apply color conditioner - leave on for 2 minutes then rise, towel-dry and style hair

Rinse & Condition

Rinse your hair until the water runs clear. Apply the after color conditioner, leave on for 2 minutes then rinse thoroughly. Towel-dry and style your hair.