Chain Reaction

Amino acid–powered peptides link up to magically lift, firm and plump.

(Photography: Armando Sanchez; Styling: Danielle Caseñas and Katie O’Reilly)

Christina Absolute Fix
Say sayonara to facial expression lines. This serum relaxes muscles constricted by routine movement to help to make clients’ skin appear younger, smoother and more supple. 888.604.6268, christina-usa.com

Jurlique Purely Age-Defying Facial Serum
Diminish skin discoloration and brighten clients’ tone with this formula. Loaded with natural peptides that occur in beech tree bud extract, it also accelerates cell regeneration. 800.854.1110, jurlique.com

AminoGenesis Photolagen-AGF
Sun damage, wrinkles, age spots, dehydration—this repair serum tackles it all, thanks to a pentapeptide created from 17 plant-derived amino acids. 877.523.4455, aminogenesis.com

Sanítas Skincare PeptiDerm Moisturizing Cream
Dense concentrations of peptides, hyaluronic acid and vitamins provide the antiaging works—softening, smoothing and helping to minimize fine lines. 888.855.8425, sanitas-skincare.com

SAIAN Diamant Active Renewal Crème
Containing six of the most potent peptides available, this smooth operator effects a noticeable reduction in wrinkles and helps to prevent their formation. 800.291.1130, saian.net

Colorlab Cosmetics Mineral Moisture Tint with Peptides
This aloe-based formula can be used in place of foundation. It’s loaded with vitamins to protect clients’ skin, as well as collagen tripeptides to improve elasticity. The private label product displays your spa’s logo. 800.790.2417, colorlabcosmetics.com

BiON Line Reducing Complex
The acetyl hexapeptide-3 in this cream helps to relax facial muscle contractions, while triggering collagen production to renew mature skin. 877.715.2466, bion-research.com

DermaQuest Skin Therapy A&M Eye Recovery
Not only does this eye cream diminish under-eye circles and puffiness, but its peptide power agents help to soften already established lines and wrinkles. 800.213.8100, dermaquestinc.com

Skin 2 Skin Care 24/7 Rejuvenation
A wide range of peptides help to tighten, lighten and lift sagging skin in this organic serum. Fast-absorbing and chock-full of antioxidants, it also has an energizing, citrus scent. 877.754.6790, skin2skincare.com

Control Corrective Anti-Aging Lotion with Peptides from Universal Companies
A symphony of hexapeptides, jojoba and aloe vera triggers collagen synthesis in clients’ dehydrated dermis, while helping to strengthen elasticity. 800.558.5571, universalcompanies.com

HydroPeptide Anti-Wrinkle Cellular Transformation Serum
Enriched with wrinkle-relaxing neuropeptides, this formula has the Botox-esque capacity to help reduce creases. 800.932.9873, hydropeptide.com