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It was a chilly January day on the plaza Thursday, but two women who braved the 19-degree weather for a chance at a makeover were rewarded when they were selected by our Ambush Makeover team of celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari and TODAY Style Squad member Jill Martin.
Susanne Kelty from Springfield, Va., wanted to kick off her 40th birthday with an Ambush Makeover. Well, our glam squad was about to make her birthday wish come true!
"Oh, wow! Wow!" said Kelty's husband, Josh, upon seeing his wife's new look.
"I love it!" said a teary-eyed Kelty as soon as she saw herself in the mirror.
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Hoda Kotb couldn't help but add, "You look so good!"
To create the makeover magic, Licari lightened up Kelty's locks and Maryann Campo gave her a chic asymmetric bob with a long bang.
Kelty is ready to kick off her new decade in style!
Next up was Rebecca Felder, 47, who is a huge TODAY fan. In fact, she might have been more excited for Hoda to see her new look than her own family!
This mom of three from Olive Branch, Miss., is constantly on the go with her children and was excited for some much-needed and well-deserved pampering.
"Whoa!" exclaimed guest co-host Dean Cain as soon as Felder walked out.
Felder's husband, Rickey, and daughter Kathryn were both speechless upon her big reveal.
"Oh, wow! That is beautiful! Thank y'all!" said Felder as she cried tears of joy.
For the hair, Licari gave her some natural-looking highlights and Campo styled her in a sassy bob. Edin O'Sullivan gave her natural-looking makeup for a sophisticated and glam look.
For the outfit, Martin dressed her in an off-the-shoulder patterned dress by Eliza J.
Felder will definitely have friends and family doing a double take when she heads back to Mississippi!
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