TODAY | December 26, 2013
>>> we're back on this thirsty thursday with another edition of our plaza ambush makeover . once again our resident makeover team has waved their beauty magic wands and made some magic. la-la-la-la.
>> hi, ladies and gentlemen . how was it today?
>> every is in tholiday spirit and what a better way to start out the new year than with a new look.
>> she will sli lly is 46 and is from austin and she'd rather sleep than spend time getting ready. take a listen.
>> i know you're flipping out.
>> i am. i so needed it. my hair is a mess and i'm a mess.
>> i don't think your husband thinks that, but you're not thrilled about this for one reason.
>> i don't like getting on the air for one. but i'm excited to see what is going on here, see her in a way that i've never seen her before.
>> you're a good husband. we'll only put you on tv a lot now. happy holidays .
>> thank you. i'm so excited.
>> all right. and jeff is excited, too.
>> he's a cutie. the lone ranger . leave your blind fold on for just a second. here is shelly before. shelly , let's see the new you.
>> all right, jeff, take off your blind fold.
>> she's beautiful.
>> are you ready, shelly ? turn around and take a look at yourself .
>> oh, my gosh.
>> look right here at camera 12. tell us about the hair.
>> the hair, just made it much shorter, much more layered. and just gave it much more style. and her hair had an orange quality to it, i gave it a rich light chocolate brown which goes great with her skin color .
>> what do you think of the sexy sassy hair?
>> it looks really good. i came to new york on my 50th birthday present, but i feel like i'm going home with a different woman.
>> and that dress fits her perfectly.
>> a lot of people don't know, we don't have mirrors where we get dressed, and she was like fuschia, are you sure?
>> i love it. big round of applause. take her out someplace beautiful.
>> shelly , you can go join your husband. our second lady is julie , she's 52 from columbia, missouri. recently retired from her job, and she begged them to give her a brand new look to go along with the brand new chapter in her life.
>> and you can't stop singing. we picked her because we heard that.
>> and i watch the girls daily and i can't wait.
>> so what are you hoping for?
>> whatever you want to do.
>> we like to hear that.
>> that's the attitude. all right. she's here with her friend, sandy. let's take one last look at julie before and bring out the new julie . oh, wow. okay. wow. sandy, take it off and take a look at your friend.
>> oh, my goodness. oh, julie .
>> turn around and see what she sees.
>> oh, my god! who am i?
>> something tells me you wear glasses in real life .
>> only for driving.
>> look how great you look over there. tell us about the hair.
>> i think julie just wanted to get up and close and personal. i obviously changed the hair color . she was blond. the blopd wnd was washing her out. i added who are depth, gave her a classic layered haircut.
>> sandy loves her friend. why are you crying?
>> i'm so happy for her.
>> she looks beautiful.
>> and we love the outfit.
>> flip around for one second. that will come off.
>> love it. love to see friends like that. it's so great. shelly , why don't you come back out. thank you