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'A dream come true': See this grandmother's gorgeous Ambush Makeover

Two ladies headed out to the plaza in the middle of a snowstorm in hopes of getting Ambush Makeovers — and the TODAY Style Squad delivered.
/ Source: TODAY

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It may have been a snowy Thursday morning in New York City, but that didn't stop TODAY fans from coming to the plaza in hopes of landing an Ambush Makeover.

Celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari and TODAY Style Squad member Jill Martin grabbed their snow boots and found these two ladies, who were absolutely thrilled to start the new year with a new look.

Donna Noren

Donna Noren before her Ambush Makeover.

Donna Noren, a 59-year-old resident of Carrolltown, Pennsylvania, came to the plaza with her daughter, Dawn. She was eager to throw away her box of hair dye and get a new look.

She's happy she came out to the plaza!

Noren was extremely grateful for her makeover. "I can't believe it! I love it! I love it! I love it!" she exclaimed.

Dawn was blown away when she saw her mom's transformation — she could hardly contain her excitement!

Noren's daughter liked what she saw!

The Ambush team cut 6 inches off Noren's hair, which enhanced its texture. Licari also made her hair a bit darker, giving it a more natural look.

Martin dressed Noren in a black lace Nue by Shani dress, and accentuated her waist with a belt.

Here's how to get a similar look:

Nue by Shani Scalloped Lace Bell-Sleeve Dress, $302, Lord & Taylor

Nue by Shani

Kay Daniel

Kay Daniel before her Ambush Makeover.

Kay Daniel is 64 years old and lives in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Each week, her daughter, Lindsay, sends her video clips of the latest Ambush Makeover.

On Thursday, Daniel had the chance to walk that runway all on her own!

The Ambush team gave her reason to smile!

Daniel, who was accompanied by her daughter and granddaughters, was overcome with joy at the sight of her new look.

We could watch this over and over.

Martin dressed Daniel in a Chico's jacket and ankle-length jean, which is both flattering and right on trend!

Here's how to get a similar look:

Premium Satin Bomber Jacket Gold, $26, Missguided


Mid-Length Tank, $49, Clara Sunwoo

Clara Sunwoo

Twiggy 5 Pocket Skinny Jeans, $115, Shopbop