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'You look like a movie star': Glam makeover leaves the Ambush team in awe

by Courtney Gisriel / / Source: TODAY

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It was definitely chilly out on the plaza, but our Ambush Makeover team found two deserving ladies who were ready to ditch the puffy coats in exchange for a hot new look.

Celebrity hairstylist Louis Licari and TODAY Style Squad member Jill Martin plucked two women from the crowd who were willing to hand over full control and let the Ambush team work their magic. The results were amazing!

Brooke Acosta-Rua

Brooke Acosta-Rua's Ambush Makeover on TODAY
Brooke Acosta-Rua before our Ambush Makeover team took over.TODAY

Brooke Acosta-Rua stopped by the TODAY show with two other generations of her family in tow! Her mother and daughter were both on hand to encourage the mother of three to make a change. Her daughter Somerset was adamant, saying, "She deserves it. She's the best mom."

RELATED: This Ambush Makeover has one mom channeling Courteney Cox!

Acosta-Rua was game, telling TODAY, "I'm 51 and you only live once!"

Brooke Acosta-Rua's Ambush Makeover on TODAY
Acosta-Rua is one hot momma! TODAY

When Acosta-Rua stepped out into the studio, her family barely recognized her! Licari added subtle highlights to her deep chestnut hair to lighten up her entire face, and hairstylist Arsen Gurgov cut off a few inches and styled the look into chic, piecey layers.

Even Martin was impressed with the transformation, saying, "You look like a movie star!" The stylist chose an appropriately elegant red dress to flatter Acosta-Rua's stunning figure and paired the look with a subtle gold bangle.

Check out the items below to get her look!

V-Neck Sheath Dress, $67, Lord & Taylor

V-Neck Sheath Dress
Lord & Taylor

Band It Cuff, $123, Nissa

Band It Cuff
Nissa

Kay Sutterfield

Kay Sutterfield's Ambush Makeover on TODAY
Kay Sutterfield's ready for a new look to ring in a whole new chapter in her life! TODAY

Kay Sutterfield from Ada, Oklahoma, stopped by the plaza on a celebratory trip with her husband, De-Wayne. The couple thinks they're celebrating their 23rd year together (they married on a leap year), and with only a few months left before Sutterfield turns 60, there couldn't be a better time for a total transformation!

Her husband was skeptical at first, but after seeing his beautiful bride there was nothing but pure joy!

Kay Sutterfield's Ambush Makeover on TODAY
Sutterfield's hubby can't keep his eyes off her! TODAY

Gurgov cut off several inches for a bouncy, shoulder-length cut. Licari chose a single-process dye to seamlessly color any grays, and complemented the look with hand-painted highlights.

Martin styled Sutterfield in sleek separates that she can mix and match for a variety of different styles and events.

RELATED: Woman's glamorous Ambush Makeover leaves her husband literally speechless

Browse items from Sutterfield's makeover below. Congratulations to both ladies on their stunning new looks!

Wild Leaves Cardigan, $89, Clara Sunwoo

Wild Leaves Cardigan
Clara Sunwoo

Long Scoop Tank, $49, Clara Sunwoo

Long Scoop Tank
Clara Sunwoo

Fly-Away Pant, $99, Clara Sunwoo

Fly Away Pant
Clara Sunwoo

Chain Tassel Necklace, $96, Marlyn Schiff

Tassel necklace
Marlyn Schiff

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