Wife, Author, Confidence Coach and Professional Makeup Artist, Mrs. Candace Claiborn, is the co-founder, along with her husband Thomas Claiborn, of the D.C. based brand, C Squared Artistry.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, and the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, Candace attended The George Washington University to study business and communication.
It was not long after beginning a career in corporate America, that the GW grad, decided to pursue her interest in professional makeup artistry. Candace has had the privilege of studying under Emmy Award winning artist Suzanne Patterson of Creative Artistry & FX, as well as working with MAC Cosmetics, Laura Mercier.
To further fulfill her desire to connect more deeply with women and influence their beauty both inside and out, Candace began speaking and teaching workshops on ways to multiply Character & Confidence.
Her signature workshops, "The Core 4" & "The Face of Leadership", outline the unique ways in which the concept of beauty aligns with the process of developing the character & confidence as a young lady and as a woman. Her energetic and authentic presentation leaves many enthused and ready to take action, encouraging them to live by design and not simply by default.
Candace's charismatic and electrifying personality topped with her passion for her relationship with Jesus Christ, is the glue to her value of authentic relationships and the refreshing energy of spending time of getting to know new people.