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Gray to gorgeous! See 13 of our favorite hair Ambush Makeovers

Every Thursday our Ambush Makeover team adds some pizzazz back into the lives of two deserving ladies. Sometimes all it takes is a little bit of color to get these women to realize that age is just a number and you can be gorgeous no matter how old are you.

Take a look at some of our most amazing gray-to-gorgeous transformations of all time. These ladies look stunning living life in color, to say the least!

Corinne Staves, 52, never cuts or colors her hair, but once Louis Licari and her team got their hands on her virgin locks the transform was priceless.

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Woman shrieks with joy over sister's Ambush Makeover

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Woman shrieks with joy over sister's Ambush Makeover

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Jan Dejonge, 69, who's a breast cancer survivor,had been gray for 30 years before our Ambush team had the chance to give her a fabulous blonde 'do. Perhaps blondes really do have more fun!

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Janet Ashton, 67, was ready to take a ride on the wild side with some hair color after not touching a dye box for 35 years.

"Look at me. I look like Sandra Dee," said Janet.

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"Oh gosh! I look good!"exclaimed Becky, 57, as she saw herself in the mirror for the first time with her new brunette 'do.

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‘Gosh I look good!’ This woman loves her Ambush Makeover

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‘Gosh I look good!’ This woman loves her Ambush Makeover

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"Whoa! Serious? That's unbelievable!" said Lori Van Ruiten, 58, upon her big reveal. Louis Licari sure found her color!

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"Oh my!" said Bonnie Amend, 60, as she got her first glimpse of herself.

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‘Oh my!’ Two moms get major transformations in Ambush Makeover

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‘Oh my!’ Two moms get major transformations in Ambush Makeover

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She was so surprised that she had to move closer to the mirror to make sure she was seeing things correctly. Sixty never looked so glamorous!

Jamey Spielberg was hoping for a fresh new hairstyle and Louis Licari certainly delivered with this gorgeous caramel color!

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Pat Kane, who's in her 60s, had never colored her hair until Louis Licari got his hands on her mane.

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‘I look sassy!’ Woman loves her new Ambush Makeover

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‘I look sassy!’ Woman loves her new Ambush Makeover

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"I look sassy!" said Pat upon seeing her washed away gray.

Bobbie Cardillo, 70, admittedly said she has never had dark hair. "I don't look 70 years old," said Bobbie upon seeing her new dirty blonde locks.

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Vicky, 53, who recently lost 96 lbs had her friends and herself shocked when she came out with her very glam new ashy blonde mane.

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Ambush Makeover roundup: women that went from gray to gorgeous.

Debbie McDermott,56, has been going gray for the past 8 years, but our Ambush team was ready to change that and turn her into a spectacular brunette.

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Ambush Makeover roundup: women that went from gray to gorgeous.

"It's the new 80," Joanne Odle, 80, told Kathie Lee and Hoda, after checking out her newly colored hair in the mirror. That's the magic of hair color!

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Ambush Makeover roundup: women that went from gray to gorgeous.

When Trudy Crow, 67, emerged with styled hair light brown hair, she gasped at her new look, immediately shed tears of joy.

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Ambush Makeover roundup: women that went from gray to gorgeous.

We can safely safe life is just so more exciting and glamorous in color!

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How do they do it? Go behind-the-scenes of Ambush Makeover

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How do they do it? Go behind-the-scenes of Ambush Makeover

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The story was originally published December 4, 2015.

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