If you ask me about my favorite beauty ritual, it has to be hair removal. When I say I use an epilator to get rid of my hair, I can see your eyebrow going up thinking: Isn’t it painful? Truth to be told, it’s not very painful.
Are you facing a hard time choosing the best epilator for you? I should say it isn’t. I swear by Braun Silk- Epil 9 9-579 for hair removal.
Braun Already has a line of high-performance hair care and hair removal products. With the launch of Braun silk epil 9, it has done it once again. The Braun Silk Epil 9 579 is a high-performing epilator for women explicitly designed for your sensitive areas.
As a bonus, the model also comes with a facial brush with micro-oscillations for exfoliation and deep cleaning. The epilator works in both wet and dry environments to provide comfort during epilation sessions. In this Braun silk epil 9 review, we will explore some of the critical aspects and how those will be beneficial for the user.
Table of Contents
- Provides perfect grip and hold
- Extremely comfortable and minimal pain
- Pivoting head for smooth forward and backward motion
- Great battery life
- Quick and efficient epilation
- Best for both fine and thick hairs
- Can’t use the unit while charging
- A little expensive
Braun Silk Epil 9 – Unboxing
The Braun Silk Epil 9 9-579 is best for those who always follow hair removal almost like a ritual every month. While epilation and waxing are two heated debate topics, they both are effective methods in pulling off the hair from its root level.
- Braun Epilator Silk 9 best suits women on the move and who require a fast and hassle-free hair removal method.
- It works just like an electric shaver with a rotating head that tweezes hairs pulls them off from the root level, 10 times more powerfully.
- Though your hair grows back faster in epilation compared to waxing, it removes even the shortest hair that waxing cannot even touch. Also, regular epilation allows your hair roots to weaken which leads to less hair growth.
Wide epilation Head
With a 40% broad head, Braun Epilator Silk-Epil 9 can remove more hair per single stroke when compared to the other models. It will also make the whole process quick with high efficiency. Due to the wider head, it can cover a large body area and removes more hair in one stroke. The head of the epilator comes in 2 separate pieces the outer cap and the epilation head. When the header slides over your skin, the rollers will start rotating which causes a sensation.
MicroGrip Tweezer technology
Braun has incorporated the most innovative and unique MicroGrip tweezers technology in this model. It contains more than 40 long and deep tweezers that can help in removing hair 4 times shorter than waxing does.
This unique technology makes this epilator a real beauty solution for your hair concerns. The improved tweezers remove hair softly and make the whole process painless. MicroGrip technology also ensures removing even the smallest hair and prevents ingrown hair.
Can use on Wet & Dry compatible
The new models, successors of the Braun silk 7 series are both wet and dry compatible. It means you can use the Braun Women’s Epilator even when in the shower. If you want to use it wet, make sure that you have charged it to the maximum limit to get the full power and speed.
When you use it wet, there are fewer chances that you will know the pain. With a full battery charge, you can use the epilator for 40 mints at a stretch. Once the power depletes, you can charge the battery full to use it with high power next time.
Smart light technology
No matter whether your hair is thick or thin, the smart light technology present in Braun silk epil 9 579 removes even the thickest hair as short as possible. It also removes the finest hairs as short as 0.5 mm in an efficient manner. Moreover, the results will also last up to a month along with the silky smooth skin.
2 operating speeds
The Braun silk epil 9 comes with 2 operating speeds making it a convenient product even for first-time users. Though epilator is famous worldwide, not many women use it. Some women choose to wax over epilating due to various reasons.
Even if you are a first-time user who wants to use this epilator on sensitive areas or for face epilation, this device offers a lot of conveniences. If you are a beginner, just opt for the first speed where the epilator works gently.
If you choose the 2nd speed, you will get fast and better epilation. When you are just starting off, it is better to start with speed 1 and once you are comfortable with epilation; you can change to 2nd speed.
Almost all the Braun Silk Epil 9 models come with accessories. The epilator and the functionality you get will be almost the same on all the models, but the prices will vary according to the accessories you receive in the package. With Braun Silk-Epil 9 9-579, you will get a facial cleaning brush for removing makeup and cleaning your facial skin. Their unique Braun face brush will reach deep into the pores to remove impurities. The facial brush uses micro-oscillations to cleanse and exfoliate your skin. The Braun SE9579 comes with 7 extras that include a face cleansing brush, trimmer cap, facial cap, skin contact cap, and a charging stand. The model features a charging stand, which is a plus.
Is Braun Silk Epil 9 579 painless?
It is one common question I get always asked: Are Braun Women’s Epilator painless than waxing? Is there any epilator that doesn’t cause much pain? Unfortunately, my answer is a blunt no. It’s no surprise because the job of epilators is to remove hair from the root level. It is sure that you are going to feel some pain even with the best epilator.
If the epilator does its job quickly and with much accuracy, the whole procedure can complete in no time, and you will not feel much pain. However, if the epilator doesn’t work fast, it may take more time to pull your hair, and it is going to be extremely painful.
Braun epilator silk epil 9 9-579 is one model which offers very fast epilation with utmost efficiency, and hence you will not feel much pain. Moreover, the epilator is both wet and dry compatible, meaning you can use it in the shower as well. Epilating under the shower is already recommended by many beauty experts as it is much comfortable. Being under warm water naturally relieves the pain, and it is beneficial to keep your epilation session less painful.
Does wet epilation works?
While wet epilation works in reducing pain, it may not work well as dry epilation as the hairs stick onto our skin. However, if you own a Braun Silk Epil 9 579, which is specially made to work for wet epilation, it will help you to epilate well.
Some tips to make wet epilation works for you:
- Do not stand under running water while epilating as it will make the hair stick onto your skin.
- Epilate while soaking yourself in the bathtub or use a foaming cream so that hair is suspended making it easy for the epilator to pick the hairs.
- Do exfoliate your skin before epilating.
- Apply some foaming gel or cream on the epilator head for a smooth
- Run the epilator in the opposite direction of hair growth.
- While epilating, hold the skin tight in the opposite direction that brings the hair follicles close to your skin.
Following these tips will help to reduce the pain while epilating as wet epilation works very gentler on the skin. With a wet epilators, it is rare to get red bumps unlike in dry epilation.
For fast and efficient epilation with the least effort and pain, Braun Silk Epil 9 579 is the best one among the Braun Silk 9 range. The product is suitable for sensitive skin as it doesn’t pull your skin while epilating. It is not just for legs; there are different attachments designed especially for each area like arms, face, bikini area, underarms, etc. The facial brush is a suitable attachment that helps to cleanse your skin to reveal the underlying radiance of skin.
The Braun Silk-Epil 9 9-579 is one of the best-selling models in the Braun epilators offering painless, smooth hair removal and exfoliating experience.
No matter what model you pick from the 9 series, they all function the same. You will be able to enjoy reasonably painless hair removal that is everlasting as well. Though epilation involves some amount of pain, Braun silk 9 eases up the process, and trust me, it involves minimum pain.
This epilator removes hair effortlessly. If you want to buy an epilator that gives long-lasting results with less effort and pain, then Braun Silk Epil 9 579 will be the best choice.