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'My dream came true': Mom celebrates 50th birthday with amazing Ambush Makeover

Cold winds blew through the TODAY plaza, but that didn't stop our Ambush Makeover team from giving brand new looks to two lucky ladies.
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Cold winter winds blew through the TODAY plaza this morning, but even a frigid December chill couldn't stop our Ambush Makeover team from finding two ladies ready for brand new looks.

First up is Renee Lake from Marietta, Georgia. The 50-year-old and her husband, Jeff, just became empty nesters, and what better way to show the kids you've still got it than a whole new look?

Lake was thrilled to be plucked from the crowd, and her daughter Kendall agreed, saying,"This is such a great opportunity!"

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Celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari lightened Lake's hair and added dimension with warm red tones, while hairstylist Arsen Gurgov gave her a stunning cut with feathery layers to frame the face.

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Renee Lake's sleek jacket and jeans are the perfect complement to her new look!Nathan Congleton / TODAY

Style Squad member and TODAY contributor Jill Martin dressed Lake in a tailored leather jacket and bold statement necklace for a look that can transition from office to holiday party in a snap.

After seeing Lake's reaction, it's clear she was blown away by her new look!

Ambush Makeover: Renee Lake
Lake sees her new look for the first time!

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Kranti Godbole from West Chester, Pennsylvania, came to the plaza to celebrate her 50th birthday today! The occupational therapist said she struggles with fashion and was excited for every part of her new makeover.

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Kranti Godbole was ready for a total makeover! TODAY

Godbole's husband and kids were equally excited about the opportunity. "We're surprised she got picked!" said her daughter.

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Ambush Makeover: Kranti Godbole
The Godbole family is left speechless after seeing mom's new look!Nathan Congleton / TODAY

It's safe to say her family was thrilled with the results.

Licari made a very small change to Godbole's hair that made a massive difference — while Godbole is used to dying her hair black, Licari instead chose a dark brown shade to give her hair added dimension and a softer appearance.

Ambush Makeover: Kranti Godbole
Godbole's black-and-white outfit is perfect for any holiday party!Nathan Congleton / TODAY

Martin chose a layered top in a crisp winter white, and paired the look with sleek black pants and suede boots.

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Godbole was overjoyed after seeing her new look, saying, "Oh my god, my dream came true!"

Ambush Makeover: Kranti Godbole
Godbole is stunned by her makeover!

Congratulations to both beautiful women on their stunning makeovers. To get their stylish outfits, check out some of the items below.

Gloria Vanderbilt Tapered Jeans, $25, Kohl's

Gloria Vanderbilt Tapered Jeans

Cotton Crewneck Tee, $18, Talbots

Cotton Crewneck Tee

Leather Jacket, $300, Talbots

Leather Jacket

Layered Tunic, $88, White House Black Market

Layered Tunic
White House Black Market

Flawless Five-Pocket Jegging, $54, Talbots

Flawless Five-Pocket Jegging