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'Holy smokes!' Husbands get emotional seeing their wives' Ambush Makeovers

Every Thursday our Ambush Makeover team picks two women and transforms them from head to toe with the help of celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari and TODAY contributor Jill Martin.

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Husband moved to tears: Wife’s Ambush Makeover ‘takes me back 20 years’

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And while these ladies often can't believe they're looking at the same person in the mirror, sometimes it's their husbands who get the shock of a lifetime when they see their beautiful brides all glammed up. Here are some of our favorite reactions!

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Let the waterworks begin!

"That takes me back 20 years," said Herschel Macy, who got teary-eyed upon seeing his wife Macy's new look.

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Husband wipes a tear away after seeing his wife's ambush makeover.

The shock of a lifetime!

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His wife is ‘ready for red carpet’ after Ambush Makeover

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His wife is ‘ready for red carpet’ after Ambush Makeover

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"Whoa!" Louis Hadrava exclaimed when his wife Patti walked out. "Now she's ready for the red carpet."

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Husband sees his wife for the first time after her ambush makeover.

Is that really my wife?

"Who are you?" said Randy Kingsbury within a split second of seeing wife Carmen's new look for the first time. "It's amazing! It doesn't look like her at first, but, man, wow! What a job!"

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Husband can't believe his eyes after seeing the results of his wife's ambush makeover.

Can't contain the excitement!

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‘Holy smokes!’ Hubby freaks over wife’s makeover

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“Oh my stars! You look so good!” said a very excited Craig as he ran over to hug his wife Jackie. “Holy smokes!”

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Husband runs over to hug his wife after her ambush makeover.

16 years of wedded bliss never looked so good!

“Wow!” said a very shocked and instantly teary Dan when he saw how gorgeous his wife Carolyn looked.

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Husband reacts to seeing his wife after her ambush makeover.

Beauty and love are ageless!

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‘Oh my gosh!’ 77-year-old’s makeover will shock you

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‘Oh my gosh!’ 77-year-old’s makeover will shock you

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“She’s so beautiful” said David Sherrer as he saw his wife of 59 years Geneva. He couldn’t resist but to run over and give her a hug and a kiss.

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Husband reacts to seeing his wife after her ambush makeover.

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See KLG and Hoda’s favorite Ambush Makeover reactions

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This story was originally published December 9, 2015.

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