Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 Women's Hair Removal Device

Brand: Braun
Manufacturer: Procter & Gamble
Model Number: 069055881460

Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 User Manual

Getting Started

  • Before using your Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 for the first time, fully charge the device using the provided charging cable.
  • Ensure that the device is switched off while charging.
  • A full charge takes approximately 1 hour and provides up to 40 minutes of cordless epilation.

How to Use


  1. Choose the appropriate epilator head and attach it to the device.
  2. Turn on the device by pressing the power button. Select the desired speed setting.
  3. Hold the skin taut with your free hand and gently glide the epilator against the direction of hair growth.
  4. The SmartLight will help you see fine hairs to ensure thorough hair removal.
  5. After epilating, apply a moisturizer to soothe the skin.

Shaving and Trimming

  1. Attach the shaver head for a close shave or the trimmer cap for precise bikini line trimming.
  2. Turn on the device and gently move it over the skin, against the direction of hair growth.

Facial Epilation

  1. Attach the facial cap onto the epilator head.
  2. Turn on the device and carefully move it over the face to remove unwanted facial hair.

Wet Use

  1. The Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 is 100% waterproof and can be used in the shower or bath for a more comfortable epilation experience.
  2. For best results, use in warm water to help relax the skin and reduce discomfort.

Maintenance and Cleaning

  1. After each use, turn off the device and remove the attachment.
  2. Rinse the attachment under running water to remove any hair and residue.
  3. Use the cleaning brush provided to clean the epilator head.
  4. Allow the attachments to air-dry before reassembling the device.

Troubleshooting Tips

Device Not Turning On
Ensure the device is fully charged. If it still does not turn on, check the charging cable and outlet for any issues.
Pain During Epilation
Epilation can be uncomfortable, especially for beginners. Try epilating after a warm shower and ensure the hair is at an optimal length (2-5 mm).
Poor Hair Removal Results
Ensure the skin is dry and free from oils or creams. Stretch the skin and move the device slowly against the direction of hair growth.
Attachment Not Working
Check that the attachment is correctly fitted. If the shaver/trimmer is not cutting hair effectively, it may require cleaning or replacement.


Can I use the epilator for facial hair removal?

Yes, the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 comes with a facial cap designed for gentle facial hair removal.

How often do I need to charge my epilator?

You should charge your epilator when the battery is low, which is indicated by the light on the device. A full charge provides up to 40 minutes of use.

Is it normal for the skin to be red after epilating?

Yes, some redness is normal after epilating, especially for sensitive skin. It should subside within a few hours. Applying a soothing moisturizer can help.

How can I reduce pain during epilation?

Epilating in warm water can help reduce discomfort. Regular use also makes the process less painful over time as hair becomes finer.

Can the epilator be used by men?

Yes, the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 can be used by men, although it is designed for women's hair removal needs.

How do I clean the epilator?

Rinse the attachments under running water and use the provided brush to clean the epilator head. Do not use soap or detergent.

Can I use the epilator on wet skin?

Yes, the device is waterproof and can be used on wet skin for a more comfortable experience.

What should I do if the epilator stops working?

Check the battery charge and ensure the device is properly assembled. If it still does not work, contact Braun customer service for assistance.

FAQ [continued]

**Product FAQ: Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890**

**Q: How long does the smooth skin last after using the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890?**
A: The epilator provides long-lasting results, with smooth skin for up to 4 weeks after a single epilation session.

**Q: Is the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 suitable for sensitive areas like the bikini line and underarms?**
A: Yes, the device includes a bikini trimmer for precise hair removal on the bikini line and is designed to adapt to every contour for efficient epilation, even in difficult areas like the knee and underarm.

**Q: Can the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 be used in water?**
A: Yes, the device is 100% waterproof, allowing you to use it in the shower or bath. Epilation becomes virtually painless with frequent use in water.

**Q: What attachments are included with the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890?**
A: The device comes with interchangeable heads for shaving, trimming, and epilating. Additionally, it includes a facial cap for easy facial epilation as well as extra attachments such as a facial cleanser brush, massager, and exfoliator.

**Q: Is the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 cordless and rechargeable?**
A: Yes, the device is cordless and rechargeable for convenient use at home or while traveling.

**Q: How does the Smart Light feature on the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 work?**
A: The Smart Light highlights the area you are working on, ensuring that even the finest hairs are not missed during epilation.

**Q: What is included in the package besides the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 device?**
A: In addition to the main device, the package includes various accessories such as a travel case, shave razor attachment, trimmer attachment, cleaning brush, and storage bag.

**Q: Is there any maintenance required for the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890?**
A: It is recommended to regularly clean the device using the provided brush to ensure optimal performance. Additionally, following proper skincare routines such as exfoliation can help avoid ingrown hairs and keep skin soft.

**Q: Can the Braun Silk-épil 9 9-890 be used by individuals with sensitive skin?**
A: The device features a Smart Pressure Sensor that alerts users if too much pressure is applied on sensitive areas. Users can choose attachments that suit their comfort level during epilation sessions.


ManufacturerProcter & Gamble
Model Number069055881460
CategoryHealth, Household & Baby Care > Beauty & Personal Care > Shave & Hair Removal > Women's > Epilators, Groomers & Trimmers > Epilators
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Product Dimensions2.56 x 7.09 x 7.76 inches; 14.08 ounces
Item model number069055881460
Batteries1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)
Date First AvailableJanuary 5, 2018
Country of OriginGermany
Power SourceBattery Powered
Item Weight0.88 Pounds
Water Resistance LevelWaterproof
Best Sellers RankSee Top 100 in Beauty & Personal Care
Weight0.88 Pounds
Dimensions2.56 x 7.09 x 7.76 inches; 14.08 ounces
First AvailableJanuary 5, 2018

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