For females, there are various parlor techniques available in the market like waxing and shaving for removing body hair. Simplest and easiest among all however is using an epilator.
Buying an epilator, which is absolutely suitable for your body requirement and your personal requirement can be a tough task. There are so many types of epilators available in the market. Thus, selecting one, which is most appropriate and is in your budget as well – is not so easy. You will agree with me that not all the epilators are perfect and suitable for every requirements.
Therefore, our team has decided to solve this problem by reviewing most of the popular epilators available in the Indian market. Starting from this article, we will be publishing reviews of all the epilators that we have researched in the past one month.
Gillette’s sister and German brand Braun is famous all over the world for its wide range of quality epilators. Its products are made with perfection and right amount of precision. In this article, we have discussed the pros and cons of Braun’s four most popular premium quality epilators, which fall in the price segment of 5000 to 11000 rupees. Read also Best Philips Braun Dry Wet Cordless Epilators for Women.
Braun Silk Epilator – Model Epil 7681
Braun has done a remarkable job of advancing epilator technology. Earlier using an epilator under shower used to be a messy task. But not anymore because the Braun Silk Epil 7681 Epilator is here. You can get this easy to use gadget for a price of 5699 rupees and the good thing is that you can use it on both dry and wet skin.
Design: This unique gadget comes with a user-friendly design. The glittery finish of the handle gives a premium touch to the whole device. It features a smart light that can help you in seeing small hair clearly. This gadget also comes with a speed control wheel, which is really easy to operate.
Capabilities: One of the most important features of this hair removal gadget is that it comes with a number of attachments like shaver head, trimmer cap, sensitive area cap, efficiency cap and charging stand. If you are a newbie, then use the pivoting cap that comes with massage rollers. After a few weeks, when you become an advance user, you can use other caps for faster operation. Girls who are scared to use epilators because of the fear of pain can use the trimmer cap for normal shaving like experience.
Performance: There are 40 tweezers on this epilator, which are capable of removing the shortest hair from your skin. This gadget comes with two speed modes that really help the user.
I must tell you that even if you use the pivoting head (with massage rollers) your experience will not be free of pain. However, it might happen that after using this gadget for a couple of times, you will get used to.
Braun also ships a small brush in the box that helps the user in removing hair from the attachment head. Alternatively, you can also wash this gadget by putting it directly under running water.
It is a cordless device, but it can only run for 40 minutes on a single charge, which can create a problem during long operations. The good thing is that it supports wide voltage input of 100-240 Volts, so you will be able to charge it with any kind of power source.
- Suitable for both wet and dry conditions.
- Comes with a smart light.
- Two speed modes.
- Easy to use controls.
- Trimmer cap.
- Not 100 per cent painless experience.
- Cleaning the head with the brush can be a problem.
Verdict: It is a good gadget with all decent quality features. Buy this with an assurance of a perfect hair removal gadget. However, the first time user will experience some level of pain.
Braun Silk Epil 7 Skin Spa SE7951
The Braun SE7951 comes with many add-ions accessories in the box. Its attractive sales box is suitable for those females want multi-level waxing without much pain. Having so many attachments indeed makes it more qualified compare to other competitor.
It is a perfect time to purchase this gadget as you can avail huge discount in the MRP. Buy this at an attractive price of 6978 rupees.
Design: The basic shape and design of this epilator is similar to that of Silk Epil 7681, which has been criticized by a few users. Built quality of this gadget is really appreciated. Its control wheel is located at a very comfortable location. There is a smart light that guides the operation path. Moreover, this device is fully washable, which means you can clean it directly under running water.
Capabilities: You will be able to use this gadget any place and at any time as it is a cordless device. This epilator comes with a special exfoliating brush, which means you will also be able to remove the dead cells from your skin effectively. It also helps in preventing grown hair. The other attachments that you get with this gadget are shaver head, trimmer cap, sensitive area cap and facial head. The speed of the device can be managed with the rotating wheel.
Performance: You can use this device for both dry and wet waxing. Its tweezing head contains 40 small tweezers that are really effective in removing small hair. The exfoliating unit comes with 10,000 micro bristles, which move at 3000 micro vibrations per minute giving you enhanced and beautiful skin. Its pivot cap is really useful as it molds the head into the shape of your body.
This gadget works for 40 minutes on a single charge. If you are going to remove hair from your leg, then you better be sure that the battery of this device is 100 percent charged. The good thing is a charging session completes in just 60 minutes for the attached battery.
- Can epilate and exfoliate
- Dry and wet technology
- High density brush vibrates at a high frequency
- Long lasting results
- Great for facial cleansing
Verdict: It is a tightly packed gadget that can prove to be an all-in-one solution for your Epilator and exfoliation needs.
Braun Silk Epil 9 Skin Spa 9-961
An old line is more money brings more features, but is that saying really true? There are many products in the market that is costly yet do not offer a great experience to the end user. This is why I decided to include the Braun Silk-Epil 9 Skin Spa 9-961 Epilator that comes with a price tag of 10,400 rupees. So, without wasting much time let’s get in the details of this product.
Design: The money that you will pay for this gadget will not be wasted as far as the design is concerned. Its ergonomic angle makes it really convenient for you to remove hair from all areas of your body. The rotating control wheel is located where your thumb resides on the handle because of which operating this device becomes a lot easier. It also comes with a powerful smart light that helps the user in removing the smallest of body hair.
Capabilities: The epilator head of this gadget is 40 percent wider than the others available in the market, which means you will be able to cover more area in a single stroke. It comes with the attachments like exfoliating brush head, shaver head, facial head and trimmer cap. This device features two speed settings. The low speed setting can be used for gentle experience and the high speed setting can be used for harsh, but fast experience.
Performance: All the parts and attachments of this epilator are water tight making it suitable for both dry and wet epilation. The high frequency massage system is really useful as it relieves the user by reducing the pain during epilation. There are 40 tweezers on the epilating head, which are capable of pulling out even the shortest hair. After a complete session with this cool gadget, you will easily get smooth skin for about 4 weeks as hair takes time to re-grow when removed from root.
The facial cleansing brush that comes with the main unit contains 10,000 micro bristles for effective removal of dead cells from your face. Braun also ships a beautiful pouch, so that carrying this set becomes easy for you.
The only thing that I do not like about this product is it only works for about 40 minutes on a single charge. Other epilators from Braun itself, which are available under 5000 rupees, also feature the same kind of battery backup.
- Great build quality
- Pivoting head
- Suitable for both dry and wet epilation
- Features a smart light
- Comes with a total of 8 attachments
Verdict: We were expecting some unique experience, but all features are similar to a popular medium budget epilator. You do not get any major benefit of spending this much money on Braun Silk SE7951 Epilator gadget. All the features of this device can be easily found on any other epilator of sub 8000 rupees range.
Braun Silk Epil 7 Dual Epilator SE7891
If you are tired of conventional epilators and want something new then you should try the Braun Silk Epil 7 Dual Epilator SE7891 Epilator. You might also get a little surprised to know that this epilator also works as a shaving machine. This compact gadget gives you perfectly smooth skin in just 4 weeks of usage. However, you will have to lose good money from your pocket as it costs a whopping 7000 rupees.
Design: The design of this gadget is similar to any other epilator, but it feels more like a shaving machine. You will not be able to guess if it is a gadget for boys or girls from the looks. But you cannot question the build quality of this device. It is made with the best materials out there and feels really sturdy. The extra plastic on both the sides provide a comfortable grip to the user.
Capabilities: Like all other epilators from Braun, this device also comes with a smart light that guides girls during the operation. It features two speed settings i.e., low (for gentle experience) and high (for faster operation). This epilator comes with only basic attachments like shaver head, smoothening cap, trimmer cap, sensitive area cap and efficiency cap. You will not be able to exfoliate your skin with this device as it does not come with an exfoliating head.
Performance: The dual action of epilator and shaving blades give you the best result possible. The blades not only smoothen the skin surface but also fasten the whole operation. There are 40 small tweezers on the epilating head for removing the smallest of hair. It is a water proof gadget, which means you can use it for both dry and wet operation. For a better and effective experience you should apply shaving gel before using it. The pivoting head of this device makes the process of epilation safe and comfortable for the user.
This gadget lags behind other epilators because of its low power backup of only 30 minutes. Moreover, it takes about 1 hour for its battery to get fully charged.
- Dual action of tweezers and shaving blades
- High frequency massage feature
- Can be washed under running water
- Features a smart light
- Pivoting head
- Low power backup
- Does not come with a lot of attachments
Verdict: Braun Dual Epilator SE7891 is a unique product and worthy at the current selling price. For those who just need a quality epilator, there are many alternatives available in the market.