Born in Opelika,Alabama and raised in Tuskegee, Alabama, Joy Douglass is a woman of great aptitudes. Her brand Gifts of Joy was birthed during a time of lack and uncertainty in 1999 never knowing it would become a multifaceted way she would use her talents. She is a licensed master cosmetologist, make up artist, exclusive full figure model for Savvy and Fab online boutique, talk show host of Gifts of Joy Talk Show and motivational speaker. She has used her gifts in hairstyling, makeup artistry and wardrobe assisting to style with talk shows, ESMV, E-Line Media and Productions, Shot Down Productions and various private clients. Making her mark in the beauty industry, she also dedicates herself as a wife, mother and grandmother. Through the challenges she has faced in her personal life with homelessness, insecurities and mental disorders she has learned to manifest her truth and change her story. She has always been passionate about helping people turn their pain into power by inspiring others with her story of endurance, perseverance, strength and faith in God to embrace and accept where they are in their lives so they to can manifest their truth. Her story will encourage, motivate and give you hope that all things are possible if you believe!