Pure Picks: Dr. Macrene Alexiades

From high-performance skin care to elegant garments, here’s how the dermatologist, scientist and founder of Macrene Actives rings in summer.
“As summer approaches, my schedule in the Hamptons begins to fill up with events hosted at my waterfront Southampton home, and Macrene Actives’ Wainscott spa, as well as invitations to parties and wellness events like the Purist Health Fair,” says Dr. Macrene Alexiades.  “In preparation, I carefully curate my weekend travel bag, selecting key essentials to ensure I’m ready for social engagements from head to toe, dawn to dusk.” Photo: Will Krakes
“My go-to bag for summer—perfect from desk to dinner parties. The size is large enough to fit your skin care routine, but small enough to bring out on the town—and the embellishments make it fun for a night out.” Khaite Elena shoulder bag, $2,600, khaite.com
“My high-performance eye cream formula was designed to replace the need for blepharoplasty [plastic surgery on the eyelid]. There’s nothing that perks you up more than a bright, wide-eyed appearance. The cocktail of peptides, microencapsulated hyaluronic acid, antioxidants, redness reducers and lymphatic constrictors results in a reduction in the appearance of crepey lines and wrinkles, dark circles, and under-eye puffs.” Macrene Actives high performance eye cream, $135, macreneactives.com
“This delicious lip filler is guaranteed to strike your summertime fancy. Apply two to three times a day to a nude lip, and your lips will be pleasantly pinker and fuller, ready to be kissed.” Macrene Actives high performance lip filler, $125, macreneactives.com
“The hairpin of my dreams— it turns a bad hair day into the best hair day!” Large DP pin, $99, deborah pagani.com
“My Skyros body cream is as efficacious as it is luxurious. Incorporating 38 plant actives including extracts from organic Grecian medicinal botanicals, it will elevate your mood. Enjoy having a reduction in the appearance of cellulite, blotchiness, discoloration, fine lines and wrinkles on the body.” Macrene Actives high performance body cream, $125, macreneactives.com
“Wear this anytime, anywhere. Dress it up or down, with heels or casual flats, this dress serves every purpose and most importantly, is comfortable.” Dewi pleated dress in aloe linen, $2,990, gabrielahearst.com