Highlights

Close-Grip Technology

Close-Grip Technology

With 40 tweezers - removes hair as small as a grain of sand (0.5 mm).

High Frequency Massage System

High Frequency Massage System

Stimulates skin for a more comfortable experience.

Pivoting head

Pivoting head

Gently adapts to the contours of your body for better skin contact.

SoftLift Tips®

SoftLift Tips®

SoftLift Tips® effectively lift even flat-lying hair and help guide them to the tweezers for removal.

Cooling glove

The cooling glove effectively cools the skin before and soothes it after epilation to further increase your comfort.

Features

Smartlight. See everything.

Smartlight. See everything.

The Smartlight reveals even the finest hairs for thorough hair removal. Never miss a hair again.

Choose your speed

Choose your speed

Two speed settings to adapt to your individual skin type and personal beauty routine.

Fully washable

Fully washable

Easy to clean under running water.

Ergonomic angle

For convenient use on all areas of the body.

Dermatologically recommended features

Silk-épil epilators recommended* as the gentle solution to long-lasting hair removal thanks to a unique combination of skin-soothing features.

*Dr Petra Staubach, University Skin Clinic, Mainz

Power source

Power source

Corded/Mains

12V adapter

Pouch

Cleaning brush

Colour

White/green

Attachments

Shaver head

Shaver head

Allows you to use your epilator as a fully-fledged dry shaver.

Trimmer cap

Trimmer cap

For trimming hair in sensitive areas.

Sensitive area cap

Sensitive area cap

Perfectly fits underarms and bikini.

Facial cap

Facial cap

Removes unwanted facial hair.

Efficiency cap

Efficiency cap

Ensures maximum skin contact.

Silk-épil epilator attachments

Buy Silk-épil epilator attachments

What's in the box

  • 'Braun Silk-épil 5 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Silk-épil 5 5780

  • Shaver head for Silk-épil 5 - 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Shaver head

  • Trimmer cap for Silk-épil 5 - 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Trimmer cap

  • Sensitive area cap for Silk-épil 5 - 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Sensitive area cap

  • Facial cap for Silk-épil 5 - 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Facial cap

  • Efficiency cap for Silk-épil 5 - 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Efficiency cap

  • Cooling glove for Silk-épil 5 - 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Cooling glove

  • Pouch for Braun Silk-épil 5 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Pouch

  • Cleaning brush for Braun Silk-épil 5 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Cleaning Brush

  • Charging cable for Braun Silk-épil 5 5780 Legs, Body and Face Epilator

    Charging cable

Ratings and Reviews

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83% recommended

Reviews

Your Location:
Gamlingay
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27 October, 2014

Braun silk epil 5 epilator

I had never used an epilator before so I was really excited when it arrived and couldn't wait to try it out. The only down side was it needed an adaptor which I had to go and purchase before I could use it but other than I can't fault it. When I first tried it out I wasn't expecting it to hurt as much as it did but it was a sensation I got used to very quickly especially with the soothing gel pack that was provided. My legs felt so smooth and soft afterwards it made me wonder why I had not tried this product sooner. I might just add that I had to go over a few patches a couple of times as it didn't remove all hairs straight away but this was with the help of the light feature that made me able to see every hair. I will defiantly continue to use this epilator and I have recommended this to all my friends and family 10/10 all round

Your Location:
Sheerness
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27 October, 2014

Braun Silk-Epil 5 Epilator - Great product!

I have never used an epilator before and have shaved my legs for years so some pain when using it was to be expected. The cooling glove provided did help to soothe this so I could persevere with it. I was very pleased with the results as it does get every hair and even the very short ones so you don't have to wait for it to grow long before you can use it again, which is definitely an advantage in the summer as you don't want to be wearing shorts and dresses with hairy legs! I felt that it was better than waxing as it was quicker, there was less mess and, as mentioned before, you don't have to wait for your hairs to grow back. I will definitely be using this again and I'm sure as my hairs get thinner it will become far less painful.

Your Location:
Buckingham
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27 October, 2014

SILK-ÉPIL 5 is an Amazing.

The SILK-ÉPIL 5 was adjustment to my regular grooming routine. The hair removal was a nice alternative to my regular waxing and chemical hair removal routine. In my own view, the corded epilator made it easy to epilate my hair in one go without having to recharge. Another plus was the fact that I could clean it under regular water, following the instructions in the booklet -this was is to read by the way. Another wonderful feature was the guiding light to make sure all the little hairs gone for my OCD complexities. I didn't have a need to use the attachment for facial hair, but I am yet to try to meeting my eyebrows as the attachment was small enough to do so. Again I see the light coming in handy here just to get rid of those pesky hairs. All in all I see this as a product that can use for the next two years. The only problem I can see for it, is perhaps the cord been a bit longer for easy manuvering.

Your Location:
UK
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25 May, 2014

Amazing!

I was scared of using it to start off as I thought it was going to hurt. It didn't hurt ONE bit! It felt smooth against my skin and removed the hair well. I was very happy with how it worked! I like how it comes with a little brush to brush off the hair around the top part.

Yes, I recommend this product !

Your Location:
Newark
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27 October, 2014

The amazing Braun silk epil 5

i was a little nervous at first at trying it, but it really isnt bad,it hurt at first but i soon got used to it. It was really easy to use. After i finished both legs they were a little sore but the ice pack which i got with it soon eased it and i got a little rash which i thought i would as it is pulling your hairs out. But over all im very happy with this product and i reconmend it.

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22 July, 2015

Fantastic!

Great packaging easy to open and repackage if necessary. Lovely pouch and the cooling mitt works wonders!1 The light allows you to clearly see the hairs2 Fits nicely in your hand3 Lightweight but robust4 Not very painful at all especially compared with previous epilator said used.5 Quick6 Easy set up7 Easy to clean8 fantastic hair removalLove it ! I'll never go back to shaving or waxing, as it's quicker less painful and works great!

Yes, I recommend this product !

Your Location:
Northampton
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27 October, 2014

Mrs miller

Now when I opened this and looked at it I was apprehensive. I wasn't expecting to have put gel pack in freezer first this means have to prepare your self. You must follow the instructions,if you don't you won't get an enjoyable experience. So eventually all prepared I started to use the epilator I was so surprised no pain which I was expectingI got an occasional pulling feeling.when didn't hold the skin taut. The results where wonderful. I hadn't got a shaver plug so you do need one of these need to buy with product

Your Location:
Bedworth
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27 October, 2014

Converted shaver here!

This was my first time using an epilator but it won't be my last. The Braun Silk-Epil 5 is perfect for a first time user.There are plenty of attachments to help ease the pain - I particularly like the massaging rollers. If it gets uncomfortable there is a special soothing pack which you keep in the freezer. This was included in the box.Hair removal is good and my legs felt smooth afterwards. This improved on the second use (probably as my skin reacted less). I haven't tried it anywhere apart from my legs but the epilator is suitable for many areas. (Each with it's own attachment).The instructions were in depth and helped me out as a first time user.The epilator itself is a nice design and is compact for easy storage. One (very) slight quibble is that the on/off button isn't overly easy to grip.The epilator plugs into a shaving socket which is fine for me but perhaps some people would prefer a battery powered one.Overall a very good product which I will continue to use and would recommend.

Your Location:
Scotland
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07 December, 2016

Great, but only when it works..............

This would be a brilliant epilator if it worked all the time. There's something definitely not quite right with the one I have as it suddenly cuts out & it take a lot of wire wiggling & switching on & off to get it to restart. ( tried it in all sorts of sockets, so know it's not me!!) Braun support have been good at getting it to their service department, but they can't find a fault at present, so are sending out a new cable - fingers crossed that cures the issue as when it works, it's brilliant!

Yes, I recommend this product !

Your Location:
Barrow In Furness
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27 October, 2014

smooth as silk!

So as a confirmed wuss and epilator virgin, I was not massively looking forward to this, but hate shaving my legs, only just stopped crying from the first and last time I waxed and cannot abide the smell of creams.....I at first thought it was rechargeable, so after the initial confusion, I read the instructions, which were pretty straight forward, I also familiarised myself with the array of attachments and accessories that come with the epilator. Loads of different attachments for different body areas, or gentle epilating.Once I had cooled the gel pack in the freezer, I decided to give the epilator a try, I had not shaved my legs for 10 days, so they were quite stubbly, I clicked the epilator head into place along with the attachment for gentle depilating..and off I went...I won't lie, it hurt a little bit, but this is where the magic of the cooling glove came into it's own, the gel pack is removed from the freezer and inserted into the silver glove, I then applied to my skin for approx 20/30 seconds before depilating, it made it totally pain free, I was amazed, and managed to epilate both legs quite happily.The results for a first time user were pretty good, only a couple of small areas I had to go over again, but this would be down to my poor technique rather than a problem with the device.My legs are smooth and I suffered no irritation or stinging at all, just a few red dots, which faded within a minute or so..which also pleasantly surprised me.I would definitely recommend this epilator, my only negative is that it is not cordless, so I had to sit on the floor near a plug socket to use it.