TODAY | June 07, 2012
>>> it's thirst day thursday and that means it is time for "today's" plaza " ambush makeover "s when we pluck two lucky ladies out of the crowd and surprise them with a brand-new look.
>> here to show off their fine work is our resident makeover team, "today" contributor and stylist to the stars -- louis licari la-la-la-la-la.
>> he still likes it.
>> " us weekly " contributor and author, jill martin.
>> how was it out there today?
>> beautiful day . as a matter of fact, we found a lady with the craziest sign. she wrote a complete song with versus. two take up all four years. the other lady -- it was someone who just wanted to be younger and more beautiful.
>> let's meet our first lucky lady. roberta is 60 years old from smyrna, georgia. too focused on everyone else to take care of herself.
>> why does miss roberta deserve this?
>> because we love her and she's so great.
>> well, she's always taking care of us and she us a puts us first.
>> she's always there.
>> i love this! why do you want this for your wife?
>> well, she is beautiful to me, to begin with, but man, a whole makeover? i can't wait.
>> all right. we are going to make you so sexy. are you ready to go?
>> oh, yes, i'm ready.
>> sexeiest choir teacher in the country.
>> here is roberta before. let's see the new you.
>> hey, sexy!
>> are you ready?
>> are you guys ready?
>> take off your blindfolds.
>> who's that?
>> shock and awe.
>> roberta , are you ready? spin right around, sweetie.
>> oh, my gosh. it doesn't even look like me.
>> you look fantastic.
>> please look into that camera right there. we can show folks at home what a difference.
>> the hair color and cut.
>> she wanted to be younger and even more beautiful and -- i mean you have it, girl. what can i tell you? max gave her this great haircut. she was doing everything wrong. she made her hair too light which made it look liner and grew it too long which made her fine hair look finer. max gave her this great haircut, choppy, easy and the depth givings the illusion of more hair.
>> how about that, gang?
>> oh, my gosh. she's so beautiful.
>> terry, what do you think?
>> it goes great with her smile. it's a totally new look.
>> a new look.
>> i loved her before but i love her now!
>> jill, that outfit --
>> i really love it.
>> that jacket especially is fantastic.
>> i asked the girls how they wanted her to look -- they said cool. we were going for cool. tank and the jeans, white house black market . and the jacket, andrew marc trench day to night.
>> our second lady is carol len in order, 51 from kansas city , kansas. she watches " ambush makeover "s every week so she begged us to give her a brand-new look. let's listen to her story.
>> okay. well, we noticed this novel in the crowd so -- verbally tell us your sign.
>> we're off to see the stylists, the wonderful stylist of stars.
>> that's so funny. we are going to be your wizard of oz but why do you want this so badly?
>> i've us a wanted a makeover. i always watch this show and never believed i'd be in this spot.
>> what do you think?
>> she's talked about this for years. she watches the show daily and she's very well deserving of this.
>> well, you're not in kansas anymore.
>> i'm off to see the stylist!
>> they have been known to do wizardry around here. that's so sweet. carol is here with her husband ron who's blindfolded -- the way she likes him.
>> 50 shades.
>> one last look at carol before. let's bring out carol leonard.
>> oh, my gosh. ron , are you in for the night of your life. take off your blindfold, ron . she looks great.
>> he put the mike down.
>> she looks terrific.
>> carol, turn around and see what he's talking about.
>> oh, my gosh! oh, my gosh. oh, my goodness.
>> look at your hair. i love it.
>> totally different color. the gray kids are gone!
>> you look great.
>> again, this is just refreshing the color, making it a little lighter, a little brighter. we took away the highlights but there's still nuances of color. enid made the eyebrows more pronounced which is something that again is one of the little secrets that make you look years younger.
>> young care-free haircut by max.
>> the outfit --
>> by maggie london. take a look at back. really cut-outs really big for spring summer.
>> oh, i'm sorry. party in the back.
>> it seems to be a theme here today.
>> let's bring roberta back in.