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Silk Epil X'elle Epilator

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BraunSilk Epil X'elle Epilator
 
4.1

(based on 106 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (90)
  • Compact (61)
  • Close shave (50)
  • Easy to clean (36)
  • Requires few strokes (33)

Cons

  • Noisy (44)
  • Misses hairs (24)
  • Irritates skin (16)
  • Difficult to clean (13)
  • Pinches skin (12)

Best Uses

  • Dry use (82)
  • Shaving (19)
  • Trimming (8)
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    • Clean cut (57)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

I like it

By edith

from san diego

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Easy to Clean
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry Use

    Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

    ....

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Not Anything Like I Thought It Would Be

    By Dawn

    from Santa Rosa, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Close Shave
    • Easy to Clean
    • Easy to Use
    • Requires Few Strokes

    Cons

    • Noisy

    Best Uses

    • Dry Use

    Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

    Overall I am VERY happy with this Epilator. It's easy to use, gives great results, and it's a decent price considering how much you'll save using it. Shaving with a razor never gave me the close shave I was after, and waxing was way too long of a process. (Waiting 1-2 weeks of being hairy to get the perfect wax wasn't worth it.) Of course, everyone's hair growth rates are different, but it didn't work for me. Epilating on the other hand pulls the hair from the root, it lasts just as long as a wax, but you can do it even when your hair is on the shorter side! I was mostly worried about the pain upon buying it, but it's definitely manageable and worth while. It hurts less than waxing in my opinion. The only downfall is that if you have sensitive skin, you're going to want to allow a day in between epilating and showing where you've 'shaved' due to some minor irritation. And be sure to exfoliate! If you neglect the areas that you have 'shaven', ingrown hairs run wild. (I recommend a dry brush for exfoliation.)

     
    5.0

    It's diffently better than shaving.

    By Syoukhana

    from Niles, IL

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • No Cuts Thin Hair

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

        What I really love about this product is makes the hair grow less & thinner, however; it grows back in about 2 weeks NOT about 4 weeks.

         
        5.0

        Great product!

        By Gail

        from Frankfort, IL

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Close Shave
        • Compact
        • Easy to Clean
        • Easy to Use
        • No Irritation
        • Requires Few Strokes

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry Use
          • Shaving

          Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

          Love this product! Best epilator I have used!

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I love it!!!

          By No More Hair!

          from Rochester, ny

          About Me Clean Cut

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy to Clean
          • Easy to Use
          • No Irritation
          • Requires Few Strokes

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry Use

            Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

            I read so many reviews on different epilators and I decided to try this one. I have never used an epilator before but I was tired of shaving or paying for waxing, so I thought I'd give it a try. I love it! I Haven't had any problems with the power cord coming unattached from the unit, as many reviewers complained about. To be honest, I just think they aren't pushing it in all the way. I actually prefer the cord because it has great power as opposed to the cordless epilators that need to be charged and probably lose power over time. It is so quick and easy to use. I have used it on my arms and legs on the high setting and it worked so fast, just little pinches and it's done. I also used it on my underarms on the low setting and didn't feel a thing. I plan on using this on my bikini area next, on the low setting at first. I didn't bother with the cooling pack, but it's a nice thing to include and the carrying pouch holds the unit and cord perfectly. I wish I didn't wait so long to buy an epilator! Don't hesitate, buy this epilator!!

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            just ok

            By mickey

            from fort worth, texas

            About Me Clean Cut

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Quiet

            Cons

            • Irritates Skin
            • Misses Hairs
            • Pinches Skin

            Best Uses

            • Dry Use

            Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

            Disappointed

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            love it!

            By prissygal

            from DALLAS

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy to Clean
            • Easy to Use
            • Requires Few Strokes

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

                I use this after soaking in a hot bath. It takes some getting used to and at first it may hurt. I use a numbing solution on my armpits to help with the pain but the skin on your legs is tougher. I find it worth the money and pain because you are left with really smooth skin for about two weeks.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Very pleased

                By Jessica

                from Long Island, New York

                About Me Clean Cut

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • No Irritation
                • Requires Few Strokes

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Use

                  Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

                  I have been using an Epilady type product to remove hair on my legs for quite a few years. This product is lighter, ergonomically designed and so far pulling out the hairs quicker not requiring me to go over the same area numerous times.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Would be better if it was cordless

                  By EJ Ellis

                  from San Antonio, TX

                  About Me Clean Cut

                  Pros

                  • Close Shave
                  • Compact
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                  • Misses Hairs

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Use

                  Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

                  I bought a few epilators in the past three months, this was the best one and the final purchase. It gets hair but you need to have a few strokes, but it doesn't pinch the skin and it covers a wide area. You can use it on hard to reach places. I like it, but it would be better if it was truly cordless.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  It works as good as wax job but for less

                  By Cat

                  from Pensacola

                  About Me Clean Cut

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Smarts

                    Best Uses

                    • Dry Use
                    • Shaving

                    Comments about Braun Silk Epil X'elle Epilator:

                    It smarts, have a drink. Over time I have less hair on the legs and it last as long as a wax job but cost much less

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