About Nails & Faces of Joy Spa

  Nails & Faces of Joy Spa is now a mobile-only spa! We are an award winning, spa that specializes in diabetic pedicures and foot care. We are also home of the Survive & Thrive program which gives Free monthly services to current cancer fighters.  

     As a recipient of The 2015 Best of Charles County Award, the spa offers an array of la carte services including manicures, pedicures, makeup application/education, lash enhancements, massages, facial waxing, full-body waxing, spray tanning, customized facials, brow/lash tinting, lash curling/lifting and coming soon body wraps and acrylic enhancements.  Members of our professional staff can also cater to our clients’ special events/public appearances, with on-location services at hotels, event spaces and of course the most popular space their living room. The Spa also offers an array of Beauty Education classes, geared to segments of the community and/or Beauty Industry technicians. 

     Bookings for Nails & Faces of Joy Spa are by-reservation-only.  Please feel free to contact the Spa for more information and/or professional consultation. We are here for you!

Our Mission

Nails & Faces of Joy Spa purpose: To serve and educate our clients, staff and give back to those within our community. We want to celebrate our guests each time they decide to request our services for their beauty and health needs. 

Joy's Bio

        Joy A. Johnson, 33, is a serial entrepreneur, mother, soul mate, public speaker and now an author. She’s put all she’s experienced and learned, along with her keys of earned knowledge into print. Her book is titled, JOY the KEY to Entrepreneurial Happiness.  Johnson has been featured on ABC news for her philanthropic efforts to offer free monthly services to current cancer fighters. She has also been a Key Manicurist for New York Fashion World (NYFW) shows for designers Tadashi Shoji and Taoray Wang; she’s also worked on teams for designers Jill Stuart, Zang Toi, Altuzarra and many others. Johnson has had editorial features in Real Simple MagazineEbonyGood Housekeeping, Cosmobiz Magazine and more. Johnson has lectured and engaged beauty professionals, domestically and internationally, for the last eight years. Hundreds of beauty professionals gather to listen to and glean from her educational seminars. Ongoing, she teaches and manages conferences for clients such as Sally’s Beauty Group and Salon Centric as well as for a variety of manufacturers such as Ardell LashesRefectocil, Gigi WaxChina Glaze Nail Polish, and many others.  Her consulting and teaching have taken her to Europe and throughout the United States. 

     Johnson is a multi-licensed beauty professional, adjunct professor, international beauty educator and the proprietor of Nails & Faces of Joy Spa. She's been in the beauty business for more than 10 years and was inspired by the natural and inner beauty of her late mother, who happened to be a vibrant and innovative fashion model. Early on, Johnson developed an earned passion for the artistry of beauty and makeup; and it’s led her down an exciting and fast-paced path to pursue her place in the beauty industry. Her natural sense of style and keen business sense resulted in Johnson's establishing Faces of Joy Makeup Artistry in 2007, which expanded in 2010 with the addition of her companion company, Nails of Joy. Combining the two, she then created Nails & Faces of Joy. In February of 2017, she decided to go mobile to serve clients in their homes.

     Professionally trained at Bennett Career Institute in Washington, D.C., Joy had the privilege to study under many of the industry’s best. She enjoys sharing her artistic knowledge through teaching other artists as well as consumers about the art of makeup, lashes and the world of beauty. Joy knows and appreciates the value of education as well as the positive change it can bring about. That is why she stands by her motto, “There is nothing more powerful than an equally talented and educated beauty professional.”

     She has freelanced in numerous events for Lancôme, Nars and Cover Girl Cosmetics. Her makeup brushes have graced the faces of the cast of Vagina Monologues and her nail brushes have polished numerous nails for music videos.

     Currently, Joy serves as an International Educator and Corporate Trainer for American International Industries and is a beauty contributor to Cosmobiz magazine.  Over the years she has been a Freelance Makeup/Nail Stylist for CKone, Lancôme, and Nars Cosmetics. Johnson is also the owner/operator of a consulting firm, which assists and trains salon owners and their staff in creating and/or refining a lash, nail and skin care department within their business. She gives of her time and expertise by volunteering, quarterly, with Hope Connections for Cancer Support an amazing local cancer support center, showing women how to adapt and enhance their new appearance.

     Joy is based out of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, but is available on location.