MidAmerica Plastic Surgery: Ryan Diederich, MD
4955 South State Route 159 #1
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
(618) 288-7855
Monday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

The Spa at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery
4955 South State Route 159 #1
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
(618) 307-6233
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Our Favorite SPFs

Did you know that May 27th is National Sunscreen Day? This day is dedicated to bringing awareness to the protection that sunscreen offers from the sun’s harmful UV rays.

The Spa at MidAmerica Plastic Surgery, located in Glen Carbon, IL is committed to educating our patients on the importance of protecting their skin from harmful environmental factors like the sun. Sunscreen is a vital part of any skincare routine and by using a daily SPF, you can lower your risk of skin cancer and prevent premature aging. Our medical spa carries a variety of different SPF products to suit several different skin types. Keep reading to learn about our favorite SPF products.

The Spa Skincare

Daily Tinted Sunscreen – This skin-enhancing BB cream, with SPF 30, provides broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection. This mineral mattifying tinted SPF has a light-reflecting universal tint that blends with most skin tones. Use this as a makeup primer to blur imperfections and minimize the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores. Reg. $43.00

Sheer Fluid Sunscreen – Similar to the Sheer Physical Sunscreen, Sheer Fluid offers SPF 50+ UVA and UVB ray protection and is water-resistant for up to 40 minutes. Another option for sensitive skin types, this sunscreen is free of any chemical stabilizers and is fortified with a powerful blend of antioxidants to help brighten and soothe the skin. Reg. $43.00

Sheer Physical Sunscreen – Our lightweight SPF 50 formula. Due to its lightweight formula, it is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive and acne-prone. Full of protective antioxidants like Green Tea Polyphenols, Resveratrol, Emblica, and Vitamins C & E, this SPF is non-irritating and can help calm and neutralize the skin. Sheer Physical Sunshield is also a great option to use post-laser treatment! It is oil, alcohol, fragrance, paraben, gluten, and chemical-free. Reg. $36.00


Daily Shield Tinted SPF 50 – Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation, this water-resistant, universally tinted SPF is great for any skin type. Using key ingredients such as zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, sunflower, argan oil, and rice bran, this formula is anti-inflammatory and fortified with antioxidants. Use alone or under your makeup for all-day protection. Reg. $40.00


Daily Brightening UV Defense – Correct and protect! This lightweight, residue-free formula not only protects from harmful UV rays, but also offers discoloration-correcting and hydrating ingredients to help your skin feels it’s best! This sunscreen has multiple benefits and offers all-day hydration. Suitable for all skin types. Reg. $56.00

Physical Fusion UV Defense – Another great tinted SPF 50, this 100% mineral filter sunscreen contains micro-fine zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. The translucent color spheres aid in enhancing the skin tone and overall skin radiance. Great for normal, dry, or combination skin. Worried about sweating off your sunscreen? Don’t be! This SPF is water and sweat resistant for up to 40 minutes. Reg. $36.00

Physical Matte Fusion UV Defense – Comparable to Physical Fusion, this is a sunscreen great for those with oily skin! Enriched with aerated silica (known as airlicium), this sheer tinted sunscreen is capable of absorbing fifteen times its weight in oil. Even in high humidity, this unique formula leaves skin with a long-lasting, smooth matte finish. Reg. $36.00

Throughout the month of May, The Spa is offering our patients 10% off on any SPF product! Stop in to see us or call/text 618-307-6233 to purchase over the phone. A member of our Med Spa Coordinator team will be happy to assist you.

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