Before & After Makeover: Carolyn

Find out more about the amazing makeover of Carolyn from Episode 5 of Trinny & Susannah's Australian Makeover Mission, including her before & after shots.

Name: Carolyn
Age: 46
Marital Status: Single
Children: 3, 1 grandchild

Her New Look

Dress - Jump
Jacket - Events
Belt - Portmans
Shoes - Wittner
Earrings - Lovisa

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What would you say about your appearance prior to the makeover?

I spent very little money on myself and it showed. I dressed like a grandmother even though I am only 46! I spent any time I had making sure everyone else looked good and had no time left for me. Drab. Loose fitting clothes because I felt they were appropriate. I was invisible.

What was the best part of the makeover?

Being fussed over and someone caring how I felt and looked. I couldn’t believe how different I looked and how I could look. I wasn’t as fat as I thought I was and that made me very happy.

What was the worst part of the makeover?

Trying to walk through Chermside shopping centre in those huge heels – but I did! The nerves I felt before walking out on stage. Other than that it was one of the best days of my entire life.

What was the best advice Trinny & Susannah gave you?

To stop dressing like a grandma. To wear short jackets instead of the long ones I was wearing. To cut my hair short! To wear dresses and heels. Everything they said hit home, especially to spend some of my money on myself.

How has the makeover changed your life?

I look completely different, I have maintained the style cut they gave me and I love it! I look 10 years younger and feel more confident knowing I am important. I had forgotten that a long time ago. Thankyou so much for changing my look and my life.

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Posted by Carolyn143Report
Thanks Margy, coming from another real hot mamma, I appreciate it. You look amazing in Brits formal pics. I had a wonderful time that day :)
Posted by MargaretReport
You look amazing, a real hot mamma
Posted by skyebeamReport
It was so exciting watching your transformation you look absolutly gorgious! you have cirtainly got the WOW factor. yes you do look much younger! but you were beautiful before the makeover too. I too went looking for clothes but couldnt find anything i need Trinney and sussanah to go with me.