Candace Leigh

Candace Leigh

Candace Leigh is a full-time corporate communications specialist and part-time writer of lifestyle articles and short fiction. She has more than 12 years of experience writing and editing for corporate, commercial, and literary publications. Candace is the author of two award-winning collections, Second Grace and Secret Breakfast. Her articles make everyday topics compelling and engaging, especially those in her fields of expertise: personal finance, beauty, and freelance writing.

Saving Money and Credit Cards

Candace has worked in the banking industry for more than seven years in the corporate marketing departments of two of the top 25 credit unions in California. She's developed communications for a wide variety of financial products, including: personal and business banking, home loans, auto loans, credit cards, investments, mobile services, and financial wellness resources. She has worked with nonprofit youth financial literacy endeavors and administers a scholarship program. Candace was a semi-finalist in the 2013 CO-OP THINK Prize, which recognizes innovation in the credit union industry.

Makeup and Skincare

Prior to her corporate work, Candace wrote beauty, fashion, and style editorial for magazines and newspaper special sections, including LOOKS magazine. She's managed a beauty retail storefront and a department store cosmetics and fragrances area. Now a mother of three, effortless style is still important. She loves sharing tips for quick, easy, and affordable modern classic beauty. In addition, she's especially adept at translating vintage glamour to everyday wear.

Other Areas of Expertise

Candace takes great joy in the little things, from finding the perfect red lipstick to baking rose-scented macaroons. However, the thing she loves the most is telling stories. Candace shares new fresh fiction every week online and through her mobile app. She was the recipient of a 2013 Sustainable Arts grant, and her writing has been recognized by literary organizations and book festivals.
To learn more, please visit her website.

 

Most Recent Contributions by Candace Leigh

Best Eye Shadow Products

From the vampy silent screen sirens to today's peppy pop stars, eye shadows have always been the most fun and colorful cosmetic for embracin ... Read More

Fall Makeup Ideas

Fall into Color The possibilities for fall makeup are every bit as diverse as the beautiful women who wear them. Color is key, so th ... Read More

How to Select Your Makeup Foundation

Foundation is one of the most important, yet challenging, cosmetics items. Just a touch of the right foundation can even skin tone, blur imp ... Read More

What Makeup to Use with a Red Prom Dress

By choosing a red prom dress, you're already on the way to a vibrant and glamorous entrance! Of course, no look is complete without the righ ... Read More

Where to Buy Pure Aloe Vera Gel

Aloe vera gel is valued worldwide for its soothing properties. To receive the maximum benefits from this natural healer, search for products ... Read More

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