A mother-of-two has approved the stamp of her sons after she has shown her stylish new look after her surprise ambush makeover.
Holly Carmen, 51, from Norman, Oklahoma, was visiting New York City with her sons Jacob and Jayden when she was picked from the crowd in the Today show plaza on Thursday for a make-over from head to toe.
Even though it was Jayden's 13th birthday, he and his older brother dutifully stood in the rain with their mother in the hope that they would attract the attention of contemporary style expert Jill Martin and celebrity stylist Louis Licari.
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Then and wow! Holly Carmen, 51 years old, from Norman, Oklahoma, received a top-to-toe ambush makeover at the Today show Thursday
Deserved: the mother stood outside in the rain on Today Square with her sons Jacob and Jayden when she was chosen to get a new look
Not only does the mother celebrate her youngest son becoming a teenager, but she also tastes Jacob's acceptance in dentistry when she was selected for an ambush makeover.
& # 39; I am very blessed to have two boys. I really like it, & said Holly, although she admitted that she was missing in the style department.
& # 39; I never know how to put something together & # 39 ;, she said. & # 39; I have no faith in makeup or hair or anything like that, so [I want] someone to show me what to do.
& # 39; My normal look is a T-shirt and jeans, so I would like something with a bit more style, & # 39; she remarked. & # 39; What I would really like is to just have a good style and look younger. & # 39;
Proud mother: not only does Holly celebrate the 13th birthday of her son Jayden, but she also tastes Jacobs acceptance in the dental school
Confession: Holly admitted she could use some help in the style service because she usually only wears T-shirts and jeans
Look: Holly looked stylish when she stepped on stage in a long cardigan and cropped flare jeans
Holly looked young and stylish when she stepped on stage to show off her new look and get approval from both of her sons.
& # 39; Oh my. . . you look good, mama, & Jacob said to her.
The mother was just as surprised when she turned around and looked at herself in the mirror for the first time since her makeover.
& # 39; That's great, & # 39; she said.
Louis explained that he and his team wanted to give Holly a & # 39; stronger sense of style & # 39 ;, so her hair was cut to chin length before he brightened up her dark brown hue with golden highlights & # 39; & # 39 ;.
Approval: both her sons were amazed by her new appearance. & # 39; Oh my. . . you look good, mama, & Jacob said to her
Look: celebrity stylist Louis Licari explained that he and his team wanted to give Holly a & # 39; stronger sense of style & # 39; so her hair was cut and marked in a chin-length bob
In honor of the Memorial Day weekend, Jill Holly dressed in a & # 39; barbecue-chic & # 39; outfit that consisted of a shimmering duster vest over a matching bowl and a pair of short-cut flare jeans.
The stylist crowned the look with hanging earrings and practical wedges, so that Holly could comfortably spend the weekend outside.
Angie Kays, 38, from Beavercreek, Oregon, also received an ambush makeover at the Thursday morning show.
She traveled to the Big Apple with her mother and some of her other family members to celebrate her cousin's graduation from medical school.
Nice new look: Angie Kays, 38, from Beavercreek, Oregon, also received an ambush makeover on a Thursday morning show
Uniform: She explained that she likes to sit comfortably and normally wears jeans and a T-shirt or a sweatshirt because she & # 39; very active & # 39; is
Angie said she and her husband are celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary in July, and she admitted that she could use a style update.
She explained that she likes to sit comfortably and normally wears jeans and a T-shirt or a sweatshirt. Although she would like a refurbished look, she emphasized that she still wants to feel at ease.
& # 39; I would like to have an ambush makeover because I don't really wear makeup. I never colored my hair or anything, & she said. & # 39; So it will be fun. Who wouldn't want it? & # 39;
Angie & # 39; s mother Mary couldn't wait to see her daughter's new look as she walked on stage.
Partner: Angie said that she and her husband are celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary in July, and she admitted she could use a style update
Big fan: Angie's mother Mary loved her new appearance when she stepped on stage
Looks good: Angie got golden highlights and a stylish haircut that is long enough to wear when she is serving as a police officer
& # 39; O my God! Great, & # 39; said her mother.
Angie was just as impressed when she turned to look in the mirror and a & # 39; wow & # 39; while staring at her reflection.
She received golden highlights and a stylish haircut, and Louis pointed out that her hair was long enough that she could pull it up when she was serving as a police officer.
Angie wanted to look chic but casual, and Jill said she was immediately comfortable in the camouflage linen blazer and white jeans in which she had dressed her.
The stylist gave the look an accessory with black loafers and red beaded statement earrings peeking out from under her hair.
Mary kept running around Angie & # 39; s transformation while giving her daughter a big hug.
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