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Maskne: The New Acne

The medical term for maskne (mask+acne) is acne mechanica, a skin condition brought on by prolonged wear of facial protective equipment. Thanks a lot, Covid-19! Kathleen C. Suozzi, M.D., director of Yale Medicine’s Aesthetic Dermatology Program, explains that “Prior to the pandemic, this form of facial irritation was primarily experienced by athletes, commonly due to the sweat, …

Summit Medical Spa voted “Best Of Utah” again & picks up 2 additional awards.

Summit Spa & Float opened their doors in Spanish Fork on January 6, 2018. In those two short years we have filled the void missing in South Utah County for a unique Day Spa. Summit Med Spa is here to offer medical massage and aesthetics treatments. In July of 2019 Summit Spa & Float expanded …

What Is Foot Zoning?

Foot Zoning is the therapy in which pressure, strokes, and other techniques are used to affect signals in the feet.  These signals relay messages to organs, tissues, and systems in the body to correct imbalances. A map of four zones of the feet is followed to ensure each signal and system is worked.  Each treatment …

Chemical Peels – Reducing skin cancer, and maintaining healthy skin.

What is a Chemical Peel Natural and lab designed chemicals are used in chemical peels to loosen dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. A chemical peel induces a controlled wound, resulting in the wound healing process that stimulates cellular turnover for healthier and younger-looking skin. Peels are intended to remove the outermost …

Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage – The overlooked system of the body

A stagnant Lymphatic System can be likened to bath water that’s been bathed in and has been sitting for days. That doesn’t exactly sound like something you’d want to bathe in if you were looking to clean your body, now does it? The bath tub has a drain that needs to be pulled when a …

It’s Your Turn – Harness the Healing Power of Cupping Massage

Cupping massage (AKA cupping therapy or suction therapy) made waves at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games when competitive swimmers, including serial gold medalist Michael Phelps, arrived at their events with puzzling marks all over their bodies. The marks were circular and colored a dark purple. They appeared to be bruises that followed a sort of …

Floating for Mental Health

An ever increasing rate of teen and adult suicide and depression proves our bodies are not biologically well-adapted for the modern world we live in today. Currently Utah has the 5th highest suicide rate in the nation. At Summit Spa & Float our main reason for adding float tanks into our locations was to increase …

Expectations for a 60 minute full-body massage

The 60 minute massage is arguably the #1 booked treatment in the spa industry. In 2015 a survey showed that 52% of people who had a massage were going for medical reasons, 19% for pain, 15% for soreness/spasms, 11% for injury and rehabilitation, while only 11% of those surveyed went for pampering reasons, 35% to …