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In Which We Analyze Five Seasons of 'Game of Thrones' Hair

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Spoilers for Seasons 1 - 5 below.

If there is one reason to take advantage of free HBO this weekend, it's not the Great Beyoncé Lemonade Mystery of 2016. Sorry, Beyhive, but a different queen khaleesi rules. This Sunday, after a wait of what feels like many, many winters, Game of Thrones — and Daenerys's signature platinum braids returns for its sixth season.

The show boasts some of the most beautiful and intricate costumes and hair designs on TV. The head hair stylists, Kevin Alexander and Candice Banks, have used wigs, extensions, and accessories to gorgeous effect for five years. While they've been nominated for an Emmy every single season, they've never won. To rectify this injustice, let's go through and shine a light on some of their best creations.

Remember when Arya had long hair? Will Cersei's nonconsensual pixie cut grow out well? How does Daenerys keep that hair looking so healthy in the dry desert air? Is Jon Snow's hair made of magic? Search for answers with me by clicking through the slideshow above. (And to tide you over until Sunday, watch this excellent trailer for the 97th time.)