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Prepare for the 'GoT' Finale With a Mother of Dragons' Braid How-To

In case you’ve been living under a rock, the Game of Thrones finale is this Sunday, May 19. And whether you are heading to a viewing party or just jonesing to get in on that fierce Daenerys Targaryen braid action, celebrity hairstylist <a href="https://www.instagram.com/justinemarjan/?hl=en">Justine Marjan</a> (you know, the mane woman behind <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrities/olivia-culpo/">Olivia Culpo</a> and several of the Kardashain-Jenner sisters) is here with a Mother of Dragons-inspired half-up, half-down plaited ‘do that is surprisingly simple to recreate. Check out the how-to in the video above! <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/stylish/pictures/daenerys-targaryens-best-game-of-thrones-braids-pics/"> ‘Game of Thrones’ Beauty: An Anthology of Daenerys Targaryen’s Best Braid Hairstyles Through the Years </a> In addition to her bold braid game, Khaleesi is known for her epically long platinum blonde tresses. Since this is a half-up style, Marjan, who is a ghd brand ambassador, started by “getting a nice wave” with the help of her <a href="https://www.ghdhair.com/us/ghd-platinum/ghd-platinum-plus-black-styler">ghd Platinum Plus Styler</a>. She worked in horizontal sections and used the rounded edge of the iron to create bevels throughout. <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/stylish/news/game-of-thrones-inspired-intricate-french-braid-how-to/"> Watch Kardashian Hairstylist Justine Marjan Show Us How to Get an Epic, Intricate ‘Game of Thrones’ Battle Braid </a> Once the texture was added, the hair pro moved on to the braid — ahem, braids. For the first plait, she began weaving at the front of the hairline and created a French-like braid, pulling in pieces exclusively from the parted side of the head to create a floating illusion. She repeated it on the other side and secured both braids together with an elastic. <a href="https://www.usmagazine.com/stylish/pictures/game-of-thrones-beauty-and-fashion-must-haves/"> 5 ‘Game of Thrones’-Themed Beauty and Fashion Picks to Help You Through the Finale </a> While you could stop there and look perfectly regal, Marjan had an idea for making the style even more Game of Thrones-worthy. Check out the video above to see how she finished off the Dany-inspired ‘do that is also a must for summer wedding and festival season! And, for even more Khaleesi braid inspo, be sure to check out the clip below, too!
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