When we saw the first episode of ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ back in 2008, we knew Nene Leakes was going to be a standout star.

Sure, we loved her sassy one-liners and compulsively watchable relationship with frenemy Kim Zolciak–but we also tuned in to see the bombshell’s newest hairstyles.

Whether she’s rocking a long, curly coif or a super-blonde pixie, her ‘do is always tight, tight, tight! Check out Miss Nene’s hair evolution since her first season on Bravo’s hit reality series.