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Donald Trump’s 25 Best Hair Days

Yes, it was hard to narrow it down

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Donald Trump on one of his many fine hair days.

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Leading GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is known for a lot of things: his bravado, his wealth, his messy divorces.

Also his hair.

As Trump proved on stage during a political speech in South Carolina last month, the mane – though seemingly defying the laws of physics – is real. "I don't wear a toupee. It's my hair, I swear," he told the crowd, before inviting a woman from the audience to the podium to run her fingers through it. "Yes, I believe it is" really attached to his head, the woman said, a good sport if there ever was one.

The mechanics of Trump's hair have been dissected in the past, including right here in Rolling Stone, in a 2011 interview with Trump:

"'OK, what I do is, wash it with Head and Shoulders. I don't dry it, though. I let it dry by itself. It takes about an hour. Then I read papers and things. This morning I read in the New York Post about Jerry Seinfeld backing out of his commitment to do a benefit for my son Eric's charity. I've never been a big fan of Jerry Seinfeld — never dug him, in the true sense — but when I did The Marriage Ref, which was his show and a total disaster, I did him a big favor. Then he did this. It's a disgrace.' He goes on, 'I also watch TV. I love Fox, I like Morning Joe, I like that the Today show did a beautiful piece on me yesterday — I mean, relatively speaking. OK, so I've done all that. I then comb my hair. Yes, I do use a comb.' He pauses, frowning, casting his mind back to capture the details of the event. 'Do I comb it forward? No, I don't comb it forward.' He pushes the leading edge of the flying wing of his hair back, to show where the hairline is. 'I actually don't have a bad hairline. When you think about it, it's not bad. I mean, I get a lot of credit for comb-overs. But it's not really a comb-over. It's sort of a little bit forward and back. I've combed it the same way for years. Same thing, every time.'"

But we aren't here today to further muse on how Trump's hair came to be; we're here to celebrate it. To that end, here were some of his best coiffed days over the years.

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Donald Trump during 90th Birthday Party for Norman Vincent Peale - May 26, 1988 at Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

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May 26, 1988

Trump at Norman Vincent Peale's 90th birthday party.

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Donald Trump during Marla Maples Joins the Cast of "Follies" at Palace Theater in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

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August 3, 1992

Trump at "Marla Maples Joins the Cast of Follies."

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Donald Trump during "Bad Company" World Premiere at Loews Lincoln Square Theater in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)

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June 4, 2002

Trump a the world premiere of Bad Company.

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Donald Trump during Costume Institute Benefit Dance: 'Party of the Year' - Arrivals at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)

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April 28, 2003

Donald Trump during Costume Institute Benefit Dance: 'Party of the Year' – Arrivals at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York on April 28th, 2003.

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Donald Trump during "The Apprentice" Season Two Casting Call at The Trump Building on Wall Street in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Robin Platzer/FilmMagic)

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March 18, 2004

Trump during the season two casting call for The Apprentice.

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Donald Trump during NYC and Company Honors Leaders in Tourism at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Robin Platzer/FilmMagic)

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December 13, 2004

Trump at the Leaders in Tourism awards at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Donald Trump during "Chanel" Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Departures at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)

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May 2, 2005

Trump at the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Donald Trump during "War of the Worlds" New York City Premiere - Inside Arrivals at Ziegfeld Theater in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Gregory Pace/FilmMagic)

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June 23, 2005

Trump at the War of the Worlds New York City premiere.

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Donald Trump during Donald Trump Presents His Book "How to Build a Fortune: Your Plan for Success From the World's Most Famous Businessman" at Barnes & Noble in New York City - January 10, 2006 at Barnes & Noble in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Carley Margolis/FilmMagic)

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January 10, 2006

Trump at an event for his book How to Build a Fortune: Your Plan for Success From the World's Most Famous Businessman at Barnes & Noble in New York City.

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Donald Trump during "The Apprentice" Finale- Arrivals at California Mart in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)

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June 5, 2006

Trump at an Apprentice season five finale event.

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31 Jan 2012, New York City, New York State, USA --- Donald Trump arrives for the Taping of Good Morning America at the ABC Times Square Studios in New York City ,on January 31, 2012 © Harry Pluviose . --- Image by © Harry Pluviose ./Retna Ltd./Corbis

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January 31, 2012

Trump arriving for a taping of Good Morning America.

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 28: Donald Trump attends the Ivanka Trump New Ready-To-Wear Collection launch at Lord & Taylor on March 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

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March 28, 2012

Trump at a Lord & Taylor launch event for Ivanka Trump's ready-to-wear collection.

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: TV personality Donald Trump enters the "Late Show With David Letterman" taping at the Ed Sullivan Theater on October 25, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/FilmMagic)

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October 25, 2012

Trump arriving for a taping of the Late Show With David Letterman.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Donald Trump filming on location for "Celebrity Apprentice All Stars" on November 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)

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November 12, 2012

Trump filming Celebrity Apprentice All Stars.

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 17: TV personality Donald Trump leaves the "Late Show With David Letterman" taping at the Ed Sullivan Theater on October 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/WireImage)

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October 17, 2013

Trump leaving a Late Show With David Letterman taping.

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PALM BEACH, FL - JANUARY 05: Donald Trump attends the 2014 Trump Invitational Grand Prix at The Mar-a-Lago Club on January 5, 2014 in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Larry Marano/Getty Images for 2014 Trump Invitational Grand Prix)

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January 5, 2014

Trump at Palm Beach's Mar-a-Largo Club.

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Television personality Donald Trump leaves the "Today Show" taping at the NBC Rockefeller Center Studios on March 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)

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March 13, 2014

Trump leaving a Today Show taping.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 23: Donald Trump attends the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C Groundbreaking Ceremony at Old Post Office on July 23, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

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July 23, 2014

Trump at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C.

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 22: Donald J. Trump, Chairman & President, The Trump Organization, attends The Wharton Club's 44th Annual Wharton Award Dinner at the Park Hyatt Washington hotel on October 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

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October 22, 2014

Trump at the Wharton Club's 44th Annual Wharton Award Dinner.

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 17: Donald Trump visits 'Extra' at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on December 17, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)

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December 17, 2014

Trump at Extra's New York studios.

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 20: Donald Trump attends "Celebrity Apprentice" Red Carpet Event at Trump Tower on January 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)

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January 20, 2015

Trump at a Celebrity Apprentice red carpet event.

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 26: Donald Trump attends the 2015 New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall on March 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

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March 26, 2015

Trump at the 2015 Radio City Music Hall New York Spring Spectacular.

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 06: Donald Trump attends the 2015 Hank's Yanks Golf Classic at Trump Golf Links Ferry Point on July 6, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)

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July 6, 2015

Trump at the 2015 Hank's Yanks Golf Classic at Trump Golf Links Ferry Point.

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Donald Trump, a candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination for President of the United States, poses for photographers after appearing at the ribbon cutting for the Albemarle Estate at the Trump Winery in Charlottesville, Virginia on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP (RESTRICTION: NO New York or New Jersey Newspapers or newspapers within a 75 mile radius of New York City)

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July 14, 2015

Trump at a ribbon cutting for the Albemarle Estate at the Trump Winery.