The Hopemore is a new spa in Dallas' Nieman Marcus Downtown to offer those with compromised skin an array of skin care specialties. In addition to traditional spa services, the spa specializes in supporting individuals undergoing injury and recovery from elective procedures or illnesses by providing appearance-related services.
It has oncology-trained estheticians on staff to offer a menu of services for clients at every stage of cancer treatment, including signature oncology facials, scalp treatments, pre-treatment face and body preps, post-treatment pigmentation regimens, hand treatments and wig services. Corrective makeup services are also available for post-operative periods or persons who have experienced injury or illness to conceal scarring, bruising or any tell-tale signs of trauma.
Founder Jeanna Doyle has spent more than 25 years in oncology esthetics and corrective makeup, as she switched her career path following her friend’s cancer diagnosis.
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Upon her career change, Doyle launched Suite HOPE—which stands for Helping Oncology Patients Esthetically—a nonprofit that assists women in navigating appearance changes in relation to their cancer treatments.
In line with the spa’s efforts to help those struggling with illness, The Hopemore started a Pay it Forward program, which allows clients to donate for people who need services and cannot afford them.
Doyle’s establishment of The Hopemore also aims to help individuals retain anonymity, as effects from certain treatments can give away someone’s condition before they are ready to inform friends and family.
“I kind of helped [my friend] navigate her appearance-related changes, and I realized when I helped her, I knew a lot about this,” Doyle told Dallas Observer. “So that became a moment for me when I realized the tools I have could help people in a really important way.”