Highlights

300,000 flashes

Up to 15 years of full body treatments or 35 years if used on lower legs, bikini, face, and underarms.

Intelligent SensoAdapt™ skin tone sensor

Skin tone varies across different parts of the body. The unique SensoAdapt™ skin tone sensor continuously reads your skin tone – 80x per second – and automatically adapts the light intensity for best efficacy and safety.

Gliding mode

For a fast and efficient IPL treatment, use gliding mode to trigger more flashes and fewer missed areas.

Fast IPL treatments

Venus Silk-expert IPL, powered by Braun, provides fast treatments suitable for large body parts such as legs or arms, which can be treated in 8 minutes, without compromising on effectiveness.

FDA cleared

Derived from professional light technology, Venus Silk-expert IPL, powered by Braun, is clinically tested for safe and effective use at home.

Braun Face brush

Braun Face lets you enjoy two treatments with one device - simply switch attachments.
Precisely remove facial hair by the root with the facial epilator or cleanse skin pore deep with the facial brush.

Features

Customize your treatment: Normal, gentle or extra gentle mode.

The normal mode gives you the full power and adaptation to your skin tone at any time. In the gentle mode, the Braun Silk-expert adapts to different skin tones as fast and accurately as in normal mode – just on a lower energy level. In the extra gentle mode, the Braun Silk-expert reduces the energy level to the minimum for maintenance phase, beginners or sensitive areas.

Non stop power

Power source

Main

Colour

White/gold

What's in the box

  • Silk-expert IPL

    Silk-expert IPL

  • Transfomer including power cord and plug

    Transformer including power cord and plug

  • Silk-expert IPL with Braun Face brush

    Face brush

Ratings and Reviews

This area allows consumers like you to express their own opinions and comments. Braun does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any statements or product claims made here, nor endorses any opinions expressed by the reviewer.

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4.36/5 (140)
100% recommended

Reviews

Your Location:
Campbellsville, KY
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21 April, 2016

venus silk expert... Removes hair from wooly woman

I must admit that my least favorite job in the world is shaving my legs!!! I have always been prone to razor burns and I have very thick coarse, dark hair on my legs. That's why I was very excited to try the Gillette Venus Silk Expert that I received free from Braum for my honest opinion. There are two ways to use gliding mode and precision mode. The gliding mode is good for large areas and precision mode is best for smaller areas. It is very easy to use. For gliding you just press a button and slowing move it up. It is also dummy proof... It will not flash unless it is against the skin properly and the skin color is appropriate. The precision mode allows you to put it in one place and push the button. I found the precision mode easier on the lower parts of my leg..especially up my shins and around ankle area. The gliding mode worked great for my upper leg. I did not experience any pain, redness or discomfort. I did smell a slight smell of burning hair. I am very excited about this product and can't wait to share the results with you in a few weeks!!! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Arlington, VA
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22 April, 2016

A little scary at first, but excited about the device's potential!

I received the Gillette Venus Silk-expert free from Braun. Overall, I think this product has great potential, and I'm excited to see results! I wasn't sure what to expect. Upon first using the Gillette Venus Silk-expert, I was caught off guard by the shock when I placed the machine on the bottom of my ankle and pushed the button. I would love to see a video that explains how to use the device and explain what to expect, in addition to the written instructions. But, after the initial shock (literally and physically), it honestly wasn't too bad. It feels like a little snap from a rubber band. I will gladly endure that to reduce and remove unwanted hair. I found the product a bit difficult to use on smaller hard-to-reach areas. My shins are not as wide as the head on the device, so I had to get creative with positioning. Once I figured out the best way to reach all of the hard-to-reach spots, it was quick and easy. I used the device on various areas, including legs, bikini line, arms, stomach and upper lip. I'm looking forward to seeing the results after several weeks. If this works, I will shout to the rooftops and tell all friends and family about this device. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
De Witt, NE
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22 April, 2016

Venus Silk Hair Removal-I hope it works!

I received the Gillette Venus Silk-expert free from Braun in exchange for my honest opinion. I tried this on my left leg and left armpit to see if after 12 weeks, I can see a difference between my left and right sides. The instructions were easy to understand and the device was fairly easy to use. It was easy to glide up the side of my calf. However, when I was trying it on my shin, I had to turn the device and use the precision setting. It didn't hurt on my legs and I only have a few red bumps on my upper thigh. They went away after 10 minutes. It did startle me in my armpit and stung for a few seconds. This product was very easy to use and only took a few minutes to use. I am excited to see if this will work as I despise shaving my legs! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Midlothian, TX
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24 April, 2016

Be gone, you hairy beast!

So excited to try this and see if it will really work! My husband was also excited and wants me to try it on his chest. I whipped it out tonight for the first time to test it on a small area of my leg to make sure I don't have any kind of reaction. I'll tackle the hairy beast I call my husband tomorrow. I'm not entirely sure I was going slow enough when I tried it, the flashes take 1 to 2 seconds between pulses to recharge. So the instructions should really say to go at a snails pace. For the most part there wasn't any pain, but I did feel a bit of a stinging sensation in a couple areas. Other than that, it seems pretty easy to use. One other thing to note is that the front of the box points to three different places on a women's body (face, under arm and forearm), but the instructions clearly say that it is not meant for the face. Last thing I need to mention is that I received this for free from Braun to test out, but I can guarantee that it won't effect my opinion in any way! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Jackson, MI
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24 April, 2016

30 years of shaving is too many

I received the Gillette Venus Silk-expert IPL system free from Braun in return for my promise of an honest review. When I first signed up for this program, I was under the mistaken impression that my free product would be a Venus razor powered by Braun; I was expecting a state-of-the-art electric razor. I've never been so happy to be so wrong! I have had fairly sensitive skin my entire life, and shaving has always aggravated it. I was excited to try this new hair removal system, but being a directions-follower, I made myself take the recommended first step and test the IPL on a small area first. 36 LONG hours later, I was satisfied that my sensitive skin would not be angry with me, and so after a good, close shave on my underarms and legs, I took off running with my IPL. What I noticed first was that the red flash of light is distracting; it was hard to keep the IPL on the right path up my leg with dots (like after a camera flash) in my vision. Once I learned to keep the white sensors in my peripheral vision, I fared much better. Although some say there is pain involved, I would call it more of a discomfort, and a low level discomfort at that. My knees are pretty knobby, and so that posed some interesting positions while trying to make the sensors happy (maybe an added bonus of increasing flexibility?). My shins were also a trick; I found that by turning the IPL sideways so the width of it went up my leg rather than across it worked best. I wear a lot of cap sleeves and sleeveless shirts at work, and find myself shaving my underarms at least every other day. I will be SO happy if this system works to minimize the need for shaving both my underarms and legs! Can't wait to see what the next 3 treatments prove! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Burlingame, CA
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25 April, 2016

gillette powered by braun what.....

I'm so excited to be using this product. I hate having everyday and I hate and am prone to razor burns. First thing first this product is legit. Opening the box was an "aaaaahhhhhhh"moment. I must admit I was a little intimidated. What ifI burn myself? What if I mess this up?! Well let me tell you after reading the direction over and over, I dived in. Listen, you can't mess this up, no you won't burn. Impulse lighting just sounds scary, it's not. It was really easy to use. I did go really slow and I would say on my legs and underarm it was just warm, not painful. Side note, I do have fine hair. Fairly easy to use. The product itself looks really fancy and cool. I also like that you don't have to charge it. Just plug in and start being hairless! I would've liked to try it on the bikini areas but Braun says that's a no no. I will update in my next review to see how less I have to shave. Thank you Braun for this free product for my honest review. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Alma, CO
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28 April, 2016

Bye, Bye Annoying Hair

I recently received my Gillette Venus Silk-expert powered by Braun for free in exchange for my honest review. What is that, you may ask? It is a hair removal system that uses Intense Pulsed Light for permanent hair reduction. I used it for the first time today and was pleasantly surprised how incredibly easy and virtually painless it was to use. I started by shaving the areas that I was going to be treating. I treated my legs, underarms, & bikini area. It was very easy to operate. You just hold down a button & move up the intended areas. It was a little tricky around the knees and top of feet, so I used the precision mode on those areas. I also, did feel a "zing" in a few times while using. I had read the instructions carefully, and I believe the "zing" feeling was from hairs that I had missed while shaving. This a 12 week treatment program and it states that you should see a reduction in hair growth around the 6 week mark. I have dark black hairs in the areas I am treating, and I am super excited to see the outcome from using this remarkable system. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Miami, FL
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28 April, 2016

Goodbye Hair!

First, let me mention that I received the Gillette® Venus® Silk-expert Powered by Braun free from Braun in exchange for my honest opinion . I was so excited to try this product. When it was delivered, I couldn't open the package fast enough. It is sleek and fits nicely in the palm of my hand. I read through the directions first. You must shave your legs first. Once you are clean shaven, you may begin. I took into account that the directions advised that the head of the device must be in full contact with the skin for it to work. There is a measuring strip on both sides of the device that lights up when the device is properly positioned on the skin. Plus, the machine will not operate unless proper skin contact is made. Then, once you have full power bars lit up on the device showing it's positioned properly on the skin, you move it up the leg in a slow and steady pattern. You must pay attention that you are not missing any skin as you move up the leg . Kind of like shaving with a razor except you can't see or feel where you left off like you can with shaving. So, after reading the directions, I was ready to begin. I shaved both legs and dried them thoroughly. Then I plugged the device in. It powers on as soon as it's plugged into the outlet. It makes a soft sound similar to a nail dryer. The device does tend to warm up in your hands the longer it's on. It doesn't get so hot you can't hold it but it does get warm. I began at the front part of my ankle. I found that the more narrow the areas such as the ankle and knee are much harder to do because the machine needs to be fully flat against the skin for it to begin working. When the device is placed down at the ankle area, it can't be flat against the skin unless you turn it so that it is a bit more vertical. It's doable but you definitely have to work with it a little to find how it's best so that it makes full contact with your skin and both sides of the bars on the device are fully lit up showing it is at full power. Another issue I had is that the directions tell you to go slowly up the leg. But, they don't tell you how slowly. The hair removal light flashes every 2 seconds and if I moved too slowly, it flashed in the same spot on my leg which burned a bit. And if I moved the device too fast, I was missing areas of skin. It would be great if Braun made a video tutorial to explain the steps in more detail. The directions also advise against looking directly at the flash but you have to keep an eye on the measuring lights on either side of the device to make sure you are making proper contact. This was a bit difficult. It took me about 30 minutes to do each leg. I can see this time being less as I get better at using this device I found it hard to make sure I wasn't missing any spots as I moved up my leg. I couldn't easily determine where I began and where I left off. As for the pain, it was minimal. The manual compares it to the snap of a rubber band on your skin. I would agree with this. Only, the rubber band is being snapped about every 2-3 seconds on your skin. Definitely tolerable. There were several times when I could smell hair burning and feel some heat from the device on my leg. Nothing terrible. I'm hoping for good results. It's only the first week so I will post my results at the end of the recommended treatment time. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Campbellsville, KY
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29 April, 2016

Venus Silk Expert

It has been exactly one week since my first treatment with the Venus Silk Expert that I obtained for free from Braun for my honest review. The product claims that it takes several weeks to get rid of all the unwanted hair due to the hair growth cycle. I really wanted to see if it really worked and if I would have less hair so I did not shave for an entire week. After just one treatment I had noticeably less hair. I would say at least 1/3 to 1/2 less hair. (I have very thick, dark hair on my legs). My hair did not grow near as long as it typically would in a full week's time. I think that is due to the hair growth cycle and the hair follicles that did not produce hair this cycle. I am very pleased with the results so far. I did not have any irritation with either treatment. Zero redness and zero pain. During the treatment I see a bright light, hear a zapping sound and occasionally feel a tiny sting that does not hurt at all. I am excited about this pain free product and can't wait to see the results in 7 more weeks. I will update my review then!! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

Your Location:
Clintwood, VA
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29 April, 2016

Hair be GONE!

I received the Venus Silk Expert from Braun in exchange for an honest review. I was so excited when I was chosen to receive this product and was so anxious to use it. After reading the instructions, I was upset to learn that you couldn't use this product on your face.... I was very pleased with the results on my underarms and legs so far. I've been using this product for a week now. I truly hope the truly hope the results will be as stated and will be so glad to be done with shaving! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]