Braun Silk-epil 9 9-579 Massaging Rechargeable Epilator

Last updated: October 3, 2022


With a 40% wider head, you'll cover a larger surface area using the Braun Silk-épil 9 Women's Epilator, making hair removal quicker. Though on the more expensive models of epilators, this item builds in plenty of extras for the price. It includes a special face cap to help you target facial hair and a light to help you see better.

We looked at the top Epilators and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Epilator you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: A wide head means quicker hair removal with this epilator.

In our analysis of 52 expert reviews, the Braun Silk-epil Massaging Rechargeable Epilator placed 10th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Silk-épil 9 wet and dry epilator for women bonus edition with facial cleansing brush – fastest and most precise epilation plus cleanses face up to 6x better than manual. Braun introduces Silk-épil 9, the new standard of epilation excellence with a wide epilation head, for faster hair removal results, and breakthrough MicroGrip tweezer technology. A shaver head and trimmer cap are included to convert your epilator for women into a full-fledged electric shaver for depilation.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

The newer Silk-épil 9 is better than ever, with an epilation head that’s 40% wider than those on the extremely popular models that preceded it. That means the unit removes much more hair on each pass, and you’re finished more quickly and with less pain or discomfort.
100 percent waterproof for safe shower and tub use.
- Heavy
Unique MicroGrip tweezer technology grips short hairs.
You will truly enjoy using this device due to its hydrating razor plus a waterproof trimmer that can perfectly trim your bikini areas.
- The Z9
The tweezers have the microgrip tweezer technology instead of the close-grip one for removing really tiny hairs.
SmartLight illuminates small hair.

What reviewers didn't like

It hurts no matter what they say.
- Heavy
A bit pricey, but it offers top quality for the cost.
One con is the fact that it cannot be used while it’s charging.
May not be best for sensitive skin.
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