12 best photoepilators

Review of the best according to the editorial board. About selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Photoepilators are a new generation of devices that act on the hair follicle with a light beam that splits the pigment and weakens the hair root, which subsequently leads to its thinning and removal. Home appliances are an excellent alternative to salon ones, besides, they save a lot of money – for different hair types, up to ten expensive procedures are required, sometimes more. We present the rating, which included 12 best photoepilators that have shown their effectiveness in practice.

How to choose a photoepilator

Epilators differ in a number of characteristics. It is necessary to pay attention to:

  1. The resource of the device, in particular, is the guaranteed lifetime of the lamp and the possibility of its replacement.
  2. The exposure area determines which area of ​​the skin is treated when a single outbreak occurs. The larger it is, the less movements will have to be made during the procedure, you should focus on 4-5 cm2.
  3. The strength of the impulse will determine how effective and safe the procedure is. Experts recommend choosing lamps with a pulse of 5 J / cm2 – the optimal value for home procedures.
  4. Power supply from the mains or from a battery – the latter type is convenient for trips and outside the city, for example, in the country.
  5. Safety in the form of a blocker from switching off during operation, from accidental pressing of buttons, power adjustment, etc.
  6. Appointment for different types of hair, skin and body areas.
  7. Ergonomics and design play an important role when choosing a device.
  8. Photoepilators presented in our rating are tested by dermatologists and users at home. When choosing models, experts took into account the technical characteristics of the devices, user reviews.

Rating of the best photoepilators

Nomination a place Name of product price
Rating of the best photoepilators 1 Philips BRI956 Lumea Prestige RUB 26 936
2 Braun IPL BD 5007 RUB 19,700
3 Silk'n Glide Infinity 400K RUB 25,990
4 Braun IPL BD 5001 RUB 19,400
5 HEE HR MINI RUB 18,900
6 Braun IPL BD 3003 RUB 15,000
7 Philips SC1995 Lumea Advanced RUB 12,488
8 SILK'N GLIDE XPRESS 300K RUB 14,290
9 Beurer IPL5500 RUB 7,020
10 Philips BRI863 Lumea Essential RUB 10,194
11 Rio IPHH IPL Lux RUB 9,900
12 PLANTA PLH-200 RUB 6,990

Philips BRI956 Lumea Prestige

Rating: 4.9

Philips BRI956 Lumea Prestige

Philips was the first company on the Russian market to launch the sale of photoepilators, so the devices managed to get a lot of positive feedback as pioneers in the segment. The device is suitable for removing hair from all areas of the body for up to 6 months. The light pulse of Philips Lumea Prestige is directed precisely to the hair root, while not damaging the epidermis, it is suitable for working on any type of skin. The effectiveness of the procedures has been proven by tests, after 3 sessions the brightness of the hairs significantly decreases, their number decreases to 92%, after 4 procedures the result becomes obvious, it often persists, and repeated manipulations are not required, but it depends on the thickness of the hair and its pigmentation. After obtaining the desired effect, the sessions are recommended to be repeated once a month to maintain skin smoothness.

The photoepilator has a curved shape, convenient for use, the kit includes attachments for working out different parts of the body (armpits, flat areas, bikini, face). All of them are equipped with filters that regulate the degree of exposure to the hair follicle. The nozzles also differ in the impact area. The intensity of exposure is adjusted by the SmartSkin sensor in 5 modes.

Another feature of the device is the ability to operate on mains or battery power. The Philips Lumea IPL smartphone application simplifies the operation of the device, which will draw up a plan of procedures taking into account the characteristics of the skin and hair, give useful recommendations, and remind you of the need for a session.

The average price is 34,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Attachments for working with different parts of the body;
  • 5 modes with SmartSkin adjustment function;
  • High proven efficiency;
  • Safe procedures for all skin types;
  • Runs on battery and mains;
  • Mobile application with reminders and an individual program.

disadvantages

  • High price.

Braun IPL BD 5007

Rating: 4.8

Braun IPL BD 5007

In second place in the rating is the Braun IPL BD 5007, a compact and functional device for home hair removal. It is not as powerful as the leader from Philips, a noticeable result is achieved after 3 months, and after a year, 90% of women note the ideal smoothness of their legs. The device automatically adapts the power of the light signal to the skin tone thanks to the SensoAdapt ™ function. The resource of the device assumes operation for 15 years to treat the whole body, the period increases with a decrease in the number of zones of influence.

The Braun IPL BD 5007 photoepilator functions in full contact with the skin, while sliding over its surface to eliminate unprocessed areas. For beginners, there is a separate Braun Silk-expert IPL training mode with reduced light exposure to help them adjust to work without risking their skin.

There is a special Braun Silk-expert IPL application for planning procedures, which will remind you of the session time and help you understand the operation of the epilator.

The device works from the mains, the set includes a cosmetic bag for storing the device.

The average price is 25,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Convenient compact shape;
  • Automatic determination of exposure intensity;
  • Suitable for all types of hair and skin;
  • Mobile application with reminders;
  • Learning mode for beginners.

disadvantages

  • Small processing area.

Silk'n Glide Infinity 400K

Rating: 4.7

Silk'n Glide Infinity 400K

The third place in the rating is the compact Silk'n Glide Infinity 400K photoepilator, suitable for removing hairs of any color and thickness. The device works in full contact with the skin, while it glides easily on it without special lubricants. Light pulses are frequent, occurring once every 1-2 seconds depending on the mode, increasing the speed of skin processing compared to some other epilators. The size of the window is not the largest – 3 cm2, but it is convenient for working out small areas of the body – bikini, face, armpits.

The Silk'n Glide Infinity photoepilator can be connected to a mobile application on a smartphone via the channel Bluetooth, which records procedures, sets reminders of the need for the next session, it can be used to restrict the device to be turned on by children.

The resource of the device is 400,000 flashes, which will last for 10-15 years, depending on the frequency of use.

The average price is 22,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Large resource for 400,000 flashes;
  • High frequency of flashes every 1-2 seconds;
  • 5 modes;
  • Connection with a mobile application;
  • Comfortable glide over the body.

disadvantages

  • The window area is too small to work with large areas.

Braun IPL BD 5001

Rating: 4.6

Braun IPL BD 5001

Another photoepilator from Braun, this time of the IPL BD 5001 series, is ranked fourth. This model shows effectiveness after 3 months of use, and complete hair removal is noticed after a year of using the device. The epilator is equipped with a SensoAdapt ™ sensor that automatically detects skin tone and changes flash settings to protect your treatment for maximum efficacy. The size of the window is 3 cm2.

A device resource of 300,000 flashes allows you to use the Braun IPL BD 5001 photoepilator for 10-15 years, and for local treatment of small areas – for 30-35 years! The procedure involves close contact with the skin, frequent outbreaks allow the treatment to be carried out quickly, without tearing the parting off the epidermis and not missing a centimeter of hair. For beginners, there is the Braun Silk-expert IPL mode, in which the device spends less energy, but retains all functions – it detects the type of skin, emits pulses, only less powerful. The smartphone application will remind you of the upcoming procedure and draw up an individual schedule of sessions.

To make it easier to work with thick hairs, the epilator manufacturer recommends shaving them, for which they include a Gillette Venus razor with the kit.

The average price is 31,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Clinically proven effectiveness;
  • Automatic detection of skin type;
  • Long lamp life;
  • Shaver included;
  • Pairing with a mobile application;
  • Newbie mode.

disadvantages

  • Small window;
  • High price.

HEE HR MINI

Rating: 4.5

HEE HR MINI

The Korean photoepilator of compact size HEE HR MINI is not inferior to its full-size 'brothers'. IPL technology acts purposefully on the hair root, after 2 procedures, hair pigmentation is noticeably reduced, their growth decreases, and after 5-6 sessions the desired result is achieved, to maintain which it is necessary to carry out the procedure every 1-1.5 months.

Photoepilator HEE HR MINI is compact, it is suitable for working out all parts of the body in 8 modes, which must be installed independently. There is a sensor for turning off flashes in dark areas of the skin to prevent damage to moles. A lamp resource of 200,000 flashes ensures the operation of the device for at least 5 years. The device is suitable for removing dark hairs, light, red and gray hair, it does not work. The photoepilator is powered by an electrical network, and there is also a battery inside it.

The average price is 21,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Noticeable effectiveness in the fight against dark hair;
  • Dark skin sensor;
  • 8 power modes;
  • Battery or mains operation.

disadvantages

  • Small window;
  • Doesn't take light and red hair.

Braun IPL BD 3003

Rating: 4.4

Braun IPL BD 3003

The Braun IPL BD 3003 photoepilator has a SensoAdapt automatic skin tone sensor that adjusts the pulse mode. The sliding mode allows you to work through every centimeter of the hairline, without missing a single section. The comfortable body allows you to use the Braun IPL BD 3003 photoepilator in any hard-to-reach places and on curved areas of the body, this is facilitated by a medium-sized window with an area of ​​3 cm2. The resource of the device is 250,000 flashes, which is enough for 10-13 years of device operation. The photoepilator operates in three modes with a light pulse power of 6 J / cm² at intervals of 2 seconds. The device is powered by a 220 V network, there is no built-in battery in the model.

The Braun IPL BD 3003 photoepilator comes with a Gillette Venus Snap razor.

The average price of the kit is 20,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Convenient body;
  • Automatic detection of skin type;
  • The optimal size of the window;
  • Lamp resource for 10-13 years;
  • Low price.

disadvantages

  • Not defined.

Philips SC1995 Lumea Advanced

Rating: 4.3

Philips SC1995 Lumea Advanced

The next in the rating, the Philips SC1995 Lumea Advanced photoepilator affects dark, light brown hairs, but cannot cope with red and light light brown, gray bulbs. It is impractical to use the device on dark skin – protection is triggered, preventing the effect on moles and age spots.

The photoepilator has a large window – 4 cm2, it is ideal for working out any parts of the body, the convenient shape of the device contributes to trouble-free use at home. The treatment takes place in full contact with the skin without the use of additional components for sliding. The light pulse can be adjusted in 5 modes from 2.5 to 5 J / cm2, the lamp resource is 250,000 flashes, which will be enough for 15-20 years of using the device. The device is powered by the electrical network.

The average price is 18,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • The optimal size of the window;
  • 5 modes of light pulses;
  • Long lamp life;
  • Low price;
  • Adjustable to skin tone.

disadvantages

  • Not defined.

SILK'N GLIDE XPRESS 300K

Rating: 4.2

SILK'N GLIDE XPRESS 300K

A device suitable for the treatment of any skin area, including on the face, the SILK'N GLIDE XPRESS 300K photoepilator has a long lamp resource – 300 thousand flashes! It works in 5 modes in the range of light impulses 3-5 J / cm², detects skin type automatically by means of a sensor. The speed of the light flashes can be adjusted – 1 pulse per 1 or 2 seconds, depending on the treatment area and the desired speed.

The window of the SILK'N GLIDE XPRESS 300K photoepilator is small – only 3 cm2, but it fully corresponds to the size of the device itself, compact and mobile. It is powered by a power cord, the battery is not provided by the design.

The average price is 13,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Compact dimensions;
  • 5 operating modes;
  • Automatic detection of skin type;
  • Adjustable pulse rate;
  • Low price.

disadvantages

  • Small window;
  • Short cable.

Beurer IPL5500

Rating: 4.1

Beurer IPL5500

The next in the rating is the Beurer IPL5500 photoepilator, which is modest not only in size, but also in technical equipment – it supports only 3 modes of exposure with electronic control, automatically determines the skin tone, the procedure will become impossible on a dark epidermis. The light pulse output window is small – 3.1 cm2, the lamp resource is 200 thousand flashes, the frequency of which can be adjusted (one pulse per 1, 2 or 3 seconds).

The Beurer IPL5500 operates on a 220V mains supply. No case included.

The average price is 8,990 rubles.

Advantages

  • Compact dimensions;
  • Regulation of the number of flashes per second;
  • Automatic skin tone detection;
  • Low price.

disadvantages

  • Small lamp resource;
  • No cover included.

Philips BRI863 Lumea Essential

Rating: 4.0

Philips BRI863 Lumea Essential

Suitable for all body areas, the Philips BRI863 Lumea Essential device is compact, it has a small exit window of 3.2 cm2 and a very low level of flash intensity – only 3.6 J / cm2, therefore, despite 5 modes of operation, the time to achieve the desired result it will take a little more than with powerful devices.

The lamp life does not exceed 200,000 flashes, the high build quality typical of Philips products pleases. He, like other epilators, has the ability to wirelessly connect to a mobile application on a smartphone with an exposed procedure schedule and mode power. The device also detects skin tone on its own, an overheating protection sensor is provided.

The average price is 16,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Convenient compact body of the device;
  • Automatic regulation of modes for skin tone;
  • Reliable high quality lamp;
  • Work with all areas of the skin;
  • Mobile app support.

disadvantages

  • Low power.

Rio IPHH IPL Lux

Rating: 4.0

Rio IPHH IPL Lux

The Rio IPHH IPL Lux photoepilator is more suitable for maintaining the effect after salon procedures than for complete hair removal at home – it has low power, the reduction of the activity of the bulbs will take a long time. The device operates in 5 modes, light pulses act on dark and light brown hair, it is ineffective for light and gray hairs.

The photoepilator has compact dimensions and a small window – 3 cm2, the device easily glides over the skin. The resource of the device is 200 thousand hours, but the assembly can pump up – buyers note frequent cases of failure of the device after several months of use. In such cases, you should contact the seller with a warranty card – the official service period for the photoepilator is 12 months.

The average price is 10,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Compact dimensions;
  • 5 operating modes;
  • Skin tone indicator;
  • Sliding mode for a comfortable procedure;
  • Suitable for all areas of the body.

disadvantages

  • Questions about build quality
  • Low power.

PLANTA PLH-200

Rating: 3.9

PLANTA PLH-200

The most compact and cheapest photoepilator PLANTA PLH-200 closes the rating. This 'baby' is equipped with a small window (only 2.8 cm2), while it operates in 7 modes of emission of light pulses, determines the type of skin by itself, stops working on the dark epidermis. The lamp resource is 200,000 flashes, during the declared period it works as expected, without any complaints about assembly and operation.

Users of the PLANTA PLH-200 photoepilator leave mostly positive reviews about the device, which copes with the task within 4-12 weeks, giving the skin smoothness, which must subsequently be maintained as needed.

The average price is 7,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Compact dimensions;
  • 7 operating modes;
  • Automatic detection of skin tone;
  • Low price;
  • Proven effectiveness.

disadvantages

  • Not defined.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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