Michelle Duggar had the same hairstyle — long curly hair with bangs — for 40 years until her kids surprised her with a birthday makeover to celebrate her 46th.
“I enjoyed the fact that my whole family and my girls came up with this amazing way of showing how much they loved me with a 24-hour birthday surprise,” the “19 Kids and Counting” star tells People. “Going from curly to totally straight was a shock for me, but I am loving it and I have been doing both styles, curly and straight, since the cut.”
She adds that her husband, Jim Bob, likes the cut, though his initial response was, “I do like it longer.”
Duggar’s 2-year-old, Josie, is also still adjusting to mom’s new look.
“Little Josie kept touching my hand and saying, ‘Mommy? Mommy? Mommy?'” Duggar says.