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Opal-Essence: Chrome Olive

Lauren Wella Professionals

Opal essenceWe’re totally crushing on the new metallic Opal-Essence shades from Illumina. Last week we took a peak at our favorite, Titanium Rose, but we have to admit this week’s hue of the moment Chrome Olive, is stealing our hearts too. 

Introducing Chrome Olive

This metallic olive green with silver chrome hues is ideal for reducing warm tones, with opalescent results, that reveal the colour change through movement and light.

Working in harmony with today’s fashion trends, this opalescent metallic milky sheen brings a little bit of the catwalk to your salon clients, helping you to offer them the most breathtaking colour service.

opal essenceFormula

Lift and bleach, root blend, pastel tone with Chrome Olive: One part Chrome Olive +one part Welloxon Perfect 1.9% pastel developer.


The SS19 catwalks were awash with hair accessories big and small. In true Wella Professionals style, the look for the Olive Chrome model features a stunning but understated hair pin from Syd Hayes. We J’adore!

Opal essenceOpal-Essence recap

Illumina Opal-Essence formulas are lightweight colours that offer a totally different experience and colour effect to existing metallic shades. Bringing all the magic of metallic hues, Opal-Essnce take things to the next level with stunning warm and cool light reflections and a pearlescent finish.

Share your experience of the stunning new shades on social media with #opal-essence.

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