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Red, white & glam! Two ladies kick off 4th of July weekend with stunning makeovers

by MC Suhocki / / Source: TODAY

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What better way for two women to start Fourth of July weekend than with stunning Ambush Makeovers!

Our glam squad dream team of celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari and TODAY Style Squad member Jill Martin hit the plaza in search of two ladies ready to start anew.

Lisa Graham

Lisa Graham's Ambush Makeover
Lisa Graham with her "virgin hair" before her transformation.TODAY

Louis and Jill first worked their magic on Lisa Graham, 45, from Millersville, Maryland. The accountant loves going to the pool with her kids and playing tennis. Graham had "virgin hair," which means she had never colored it before.

"I definitely need a makeover," she confessed to Jill.

Lisa Graham's Ambush Makeover
Graham looked beautiful with her lighter hair and cold-shoulder dress!Nathan Congleton / TODAY

Graham walked down the red carpet with highlights in her new, slightly lighter hair. Louis deemed her "a beautiful New York City chic girl."

She rocked the first outfit she tried on with Jill, an adorable cold-shoulder dress paired with a gold necklace.

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Ronni Nicole Women's Elbow Sleeve Cold Shoulder Midi, $30, Amazon

Cold shoulder dress
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Dylan Pendant Necklace, $59, Chico's

Gold necklace
Chico's

Christian Siriano for Payless Women's Habit Pointed Pump, $15, Amazon

Floral shoe
Amazon

Janet Easterday

Janet Easterday's Ambush Makeover
Janet Easterday, a cross country coach and teacher, before her Ambush Makeover.TODAY

Janet Easterday, 51, from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, loves to run and coaches cross country at a middle school where she also teaches English. Jill told her that she would turn her into a "hot teacher."

The Ambush team stepped in and gave Easterday an Ambush Makeover perfect for the Fourth of July!

"You look fabulous!" Easterday's sister said.

"She loves stripes," her niece chimed in.

Janet Easterday's Ambush Makeover
Easterday "loves stripes," which are perfect for the holiday weekend.Nathan Congleton / TODAY

Jill stayed on theme for the holiday weekend by dressing Easterday in a red-and-blue-striped number. Louis lightened and warmed up the teacher's hair color with golds and honeys.

He also said Easterday is "on pace to be a runner. Look at that body!"

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Knit Shift Dress by Caslon, $35, Nordstrom

Striped dress
Nordstrom

Genesis Metallic Snake Embossed Pointed Toe High Heel Pumps by Charles David, $181, Bloomingdale's

Gold heel
Bloomingdale's

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