Skip to main content

As the temperatures rise and we spend more time outdoors, our skin faces increased exposure to the sun’s harmful UV rays. This makes it essential to find skin treatments that are not only effective but also safe during the summer months. One such treatment gaining popularity for its safety and efficacy is the Moxi laser. Here’s why the Moxi laser is becoming a go-to option for summer skincare and one of our favorites here at XO Aesthetics.

What is the Moxi Laser?

The Moxi laser is a non-ablative fractional laser designed to rejuvenate the skin with minimal downtime. It works by delivering laser energy to the skin in a fractionated pattern, which means only a fraction of the skin is treated while the surrounding tissue remains intact. This promotes collagen production and skin renewal without the need for extensive recovery time.

Why Moxi Laser is Ideal for Summer

1. Non-Ablative Nature
Unlike ablative lasers that remove the top layer of skin, the Moxi laser targets the deeper layers without damaging the surface. This makes it a gentler option, reducing the risk of complications that can arise from sun exposure post-treatment.

2. Minimal Downtime
Summer is a time for vacations, outdoor activities, and social events. The Moxi laser’s minimal downtime is a major advantage. Most patients experience only mild redness, similar to a sunburn, which typically resolves within a few days. This means you can return to your regular activities quickly.

3. Sun Safety
While it’s always essential to protect your skin from the sun, the Moxi laser is considered safer for summer use due to its non-aggressive approach. However, proper sun protection is still crucial. Wearing a high-SPF sunscreen, seeking shade, and wearing protective clothing will help safeguard your results and prevent further sun damage.

4. Versatility
The Moxi laser is highly versatile and can address various skin concerns, including:

  • Pigmentation: Reduces the appearance of sun spots and melasma.
  • Sun Damage: Repairs skin affected by UV exposure.
  • Fine Lines and Wrinkles: Promotes collagen production for smoother skin.
  • Uneven Skin Tone: Evens out skin texture and tone.

What to Expect During and After Treatment

The Moxi laser treatment is relatively quick, typically taking around 30 minutes. During the procedure, you may feel a slight warming sensation, but it’s generally well-tolerated with minimal discomfort. At XO Aesthetics, we do provide numbing cream and utilize a zimmer chiller to make your experience as comfortable as possible.

Post-treatment, your skin may appear red and feel slightly warm, much like a mild sunburn. This redness usually subsides within a few days. It’s important to follow your provider’s aftercare instructions, which will likely include using gentle skincare products and avoiding direct sun exposure.

Tips for Protecting Your Skin Post-Treatment

  • Sunscreen: Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher daily.
  • Hydration: Keep your skin well-hydrated with a gentle, hydrating moisturizer.
  • Avoid Sun Exposure: Stay out of direct sunlight, especially during peak hours.
  • Protective Clothing: Wear hats, sunglasses, and protective clothing to shield your skin.


The Moxi laser offers a safe and effective option for maintaining beautiful skin throughout the summer. Its non-ablative nature, minimal downtime, and ability to address various skin concerns make it an excellent choice for those looking to rejuvenate their skin without the worry of prolonged recovery or increased sun sensitivity.

As always, consult with a qualified skincare professional to determine if the Moxi laser is right for you and to ensure the best results. Embrace the summer with confidence, knowing your skin is in good hands with XO Aesthetics and Moxi!

Contact Us 586.876.0580