Margaux from The Distinctive Dame
Photo credit: Oli Sansom, Hair: The Distinctive Dame, MUA: Dana Leviston, Model: Minnie Monroe, Stylist: Alicia Fernandez

ACMI presents

Golden Age Goddesses – Make-Up and Hair Styling Demonstrations


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Dazzled by the perfectly coiffed hair, dreamy eyes and pouts of those glamorous screen queens in the talkies?

Join Margeaux from The Distinctive Dame as she takes inspiration from your favourite Old Hollywood starlets and shows you how to replicate their hair and make-up. Learn how to perfect fingerwaves and the ultimate smokey eye so you can channel your inner silver screen goddess.


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About Margeaux

It’s been a decade since Margeaux opened the doors of her vintage styling salon, The Distinctive Dame. Over the years she has honed her skills and channeled her deep love and obsession for historical dress and styling into a business where she enjoys sharing this knowledge and passion with her beloved clientele. 


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