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 the 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®

The 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 hair for extra thorough hair removal. Never miss a hair again.

Choose your speed

Choose your speed

2 speed settings for adaption to individual skin type and personal beauty routine.

Fully washable

Fully washable

Easily clean under running water.

Ergonomic angle

Enables convenient use on all body areas.

Features dermatologically recommended

Silk-épil epilators recommended* as the gentle solution to long-lasting hair removal thanks to its unique combination of skin-soothing features.*Dr. med. Petra Staubach, University Skin Clinic, Mainz

Power source

Power source

Corded / Main

12V adapter

Pouch

Cleaning brush

Colour

White/raspberry

Attachment

Shaver head

Shaver head

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

Trimmer cap

Trimmer cap

To trim hair in sensitive areas.

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 - 5280 Legs and Body Epilator

    Silk-épil 5 5280

  • Shaver head for Braun Silk-épil 5 - 5280 Legs and Body Epilator

    Shaver head

  • Trimmer cap for Braun Silk-épil 5 - 5280 Legs and Body Epilator

    Trimmer cap

  • Efficiency cap for Braun Silk-épil 5 - 5280 Legs and Body Epilator

    Efficiency cap

  • Cooling glove for Braun Silk-épil 5 - 5280 Legs and Body Epilator

    Cooling glove

  • Pouch for Braun Silk-épil 5 - 5280 Legs and Body Epilator

    Pouch

  • Cleaning brush for Braun Silk-épil 5 - 5280 Legs and Body Epilator

    Cleaning brush

  • Charging cable for Braun Silk-épil 5 - 5280 Legs and Body Epilator

    Charging cable

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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4.41/5 (169)
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Toronto, ON
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11 April, 2017

BAD !!!

What i want to know is who designed this garbage? why is the cord designed in such a way that it falls out every 3 seconds?? how is anyone supposed to use this?? I bought this about 2-3 years ago, and since it was non-returnable i kept it but it is absolutely useless. It doesn't even pull my arm hair from its roots anymore, my arm looks like it's been shaved. so i go through the pain but my hair grows back like I shaved it... thanks....

No, I do not recommend this product.

Your Location:
Portland
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30 November, 2016

Really bad service

I just got the absolute worst service from Braun. I sent my epilator in to the service center, and it came back in pieces that I couldn't put back together. They couldn't explain it to me over the phone, so they suggested I download the manual and/or that I call the 800 number for Braun. I couldn't find a manual for my model which isn't more than 2 years old. The closest manual didn't look like my model. I tried to call the 800 number and waited on hold for an hour and 45 minutes. When someone finally did answer, I complained about the hold time and then proceeded to explain my problem. I got as far as here's my problem when the line went dead. Of course by that time, they were closed.

No, I do not recommend this product.

Your Location:
Los Angeles, CA
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25 July, 2016

Removes hair well but has a few negative features

I bought this Silk Epilator in exchange of the same company epilator that I have had for almost 12 years. This one has some very good things like light that gives you the ability to use it in a dim light. I didn't like the switch power. It is hard to grasp, and it easily shifts to the right and left position when you want just have it in neutral. It didn't take for me longer time to use it on both of my legs comparing to my old epilators. I hope it will last as many years as the old ones. I love epilators.

Yes, I recommend this product !

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31 March, 2016

Shaver good,epilator hard

I have tried several times to use the epilator including after a hot bath but found it too painful!I must havesuch a low pain threshold!!Where i did manage to use it was smooth.The shaver attatchment however is fantastic.It left my legs hair-free and smooth in ashort length of time.It only takes an hour to charge and has a very powerful light to guide you.The best shaverI ever had.

Yes, I recommend this product !

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14 January, 2016

braun silk-epil 5 (wet/dry)

This has got to be my favourite beauty product of this decade so far. The best Multi purpose shaver/eplilator ever. So easy to use. Bonus light so you can see any stray hairs. With all the attachments, I de-fluffed every bit of my body. Plus even managed to get my partner to agree to a quick trim of his facial hair.

Yes, I recommend this product !

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15 December, 2015

Brilliant hair removal

Right first off, you're not going to achieve pain free hair removal so if that's what you're looking for this isn't for you, however what you will get it fast and effective hair removal, and it does get much more bearable with each use, I like it for how long it lasts (3 weeks for me, but some say 4-6 weeks) when using I reccomend you use the epilator in both directions to achieve the best results.

Yes, I recommend this product !

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07 December, 2015

No pain, great gain!

I purposely didn't shave my legs for a good few weeks in the anticipation that I would be able to test this! I'm glad I did! Easy to use and hardly any pain, I was expecting quite a bit since previous experiences with others in the past! Smooth legs for my holidays!

Yes, I recommend this product !

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05 December, 2015

no hair!

I have never used an epilator before so was very interested to see what it was all about.The shaver itself looks very pretty with glitter init. It takes about an hour to charge and has different heads for different things.The first time I used it I was slightly scared not going to lie. I held my skin tight and off I went with.For some reason the hairs that hurt the most were the ones nearest my ankle but the rest of them were okay and after a few minutes I was okay with it.I did however experience a bit of difficulty when attempting my underarms as I couldn't seem to get my skin tight enough and because of that it did hurt. Pain or no pain I van honestly say that I still have smooth legs and with the help of the other attachments smooth underarms.The best bit of advice for anyone who wants to use an epilator is to have a bath first as it doesn't seem to hurt that bad.

Yes, I recommend this product !

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04 December, 2015

Silky smooth

This is great wet and dry ive only used it dry but it is great and the fact you can have it as a razor is even better i did find i had lots of little red spots appear but that was to be expected, i found it painfree and very easy to use overall a great epilator and ive only had to use it on my legs twice in 3 weeks so even better, rechargable and you can take it anywhere very happy

Yes, I recommend this product !

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02 December, 2015

Silk Epil epilater/shaver

WOWEE I LOVE IT - the epilator bit really does not hurt as much as my old one - not sure how tho but it doesn't! And it lasts WEEKS before need to do it again! My hubbie loved my smooth hair and stubble free skin too!! And its so easy to convert to a shaver for the more sensitive areas if you can't take the slight pain! would HIGHLY RECOMMEND it

Yes, I recommend this product !