Philips SatinSoft HP6522/01 Wet & Dry Epilator with Shaving Attachment and Exfoliation Brush
- Effective epilator for fast hair removal with optional shaver or trimmer head. Sensitive epilator cap for all-over body hair removal
- Up to 40 minutes of cordless epilation after a 1 hour recharge and two speed settings for personal preference
- Gentle tweezing discs with hypo-allergenic silver-ion technology remove even short hairs efficiently without tugging the skin
- Includes exfoliation brush to massage and prepare the skin for smooth results
- The epilator can be used wet or dry and the head is detachable and washable
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Fast and Gentle Epilator
The SatinSoft range is ideal for those with very sensitive skin who looking for a gentle solution to long lasting hair removal. It incorporates extra gentle tweezers that remove hair without tugging the skin, an extra sensitive cap for delicate areas, an interchangeable shaving attachment for versatility and a body brush.
How Does It Work?
Philips SatinSoft is a very simple and easy to use epilator; high-speed rotating tweezer discs gently pluck hair from the root, giving you smooth hair-free skin without ingrown hair or skin irritation.
Tips and Tricks
1. Exfoliate your skin regularly to prevent ingrowing hair using brush supplied.
2. Epilate: Select your preferred speed, place the epilator at 90 degrees angle against the hair growth and gently glide over your skin with smooth even pressure. The multiple tweezer discs will quickly remove the hair without pulling the skin.
3. Moisturise the treated area and your skin will be left silky smooth.
The Philips SatinPerfect epilator has a rounded shape that fits in your hand for comfortable hair removal.
Gentle Tweezing Discs
The gentle tweezing discs of the Philips SatinPerfect epilator can remove hair as short as 0.5mm without pulling the skin.
Two Speed Settings
The Philips HP6522 SatinSoft epilator comes with two speed control options for personal preference, the lower speed being more comfortable for sensitive areas, the higher speed for extra efficiency for larger areas.
Ceramic Textured Discs
Textured ceramic tweezing discs remove even short hair efficiently without tugging the skin.
Tweezing discs use hypoallergenic ceramic and silver-ion advanced technology.
Extra Wide Epilation Head
Extra wide epilation head for optimal hair removal in one stroke for long lasting and super smooth results in minutes.
Wet and Dry
The wet and dry feature make the whole hair removal process comfortable during your shower routine.
Shaving Head with Trimmer Function
The Philips HP6522 SatinSoft epilator comes with an ergonomic shaving head attachment that follows the contours of your bikini line and underarms for a closer shave.
The Philips HP6522 SatinSoft epilator comes with a trimming comb that can be used on the shaving head to cut longer hair before epilating or to trim your bikini area.
Vibrating Massage Attachment
Gently vibrating massage bar stimulates and soothes the skin for a pleasant epilation process.
Sensitive Area Cap
Specifically adapted for more sensitive skin, allowing for gentle epilation in delicate areas.
Philips design contains hypoallergenic bristles for optimal hygiene, fits in your hand for comfortable handling and can be used wet and dry.
Cordless With Rechargeable Battery
For ease and convenience, the epilator is rechargeable and cordless - one hour charge lasting up to 40 minutes of cordless epilation, ideal for travelling.
Washable Epilation Head
This epilator has a detachable head that can be cleaned under running water for better hygiene.
This epilator includes a small cleaning brush to help you remove loose hair from the epilator discs.
Your Philips SatinSoft epilator comes with a convenient storage pouch.
Which Philips Epilator is Right For Me?
|Ceramic textured discs||✔|
|Hypo-allergenic silver-ion discs||✔||✔|
|Width of epilator head||24 mm||24 mm||32 mm|
|Number of tweezing points||20||20||32|
|Pulling actions speed 1/2||600/733||666/733||1173/1360|
|Wet and Dry||HP6521 and HP6522 only||✔|
|Opti smart cap with massage||HP6430 and HP6422 only|
|Active hair lift attachment||✔|
|Sensitive area cap||HP6520 and HP6521 only||HP6582 only|
|Sensitive area epilator||HP6579 and HP6581 only|
|Shaver head||HP6423 only||HP6522 only||HP6581 only|
|Trimmer adaptor||HP6423 only||HP6522 only||HP6581 only|
|Washable epilation head||✔||✔||✔|
|Speed settings||Speed 1- extra gentle/ speed 2- extra efficiency||Speed 1- extra gentle/ speed 2- extra efficiency||Speed 1- extra gentle/ speed 2- extra efficiency|
|Guarantee||2 years||2 years||2 years|
Top customer reviews
First you have to charge the rechargable batteries in the handset for an hour with the plug and lead provided; there is an indicator light which tells you when its fully charged. 1 month later with light use the initial charge is still going strong.
You are advised to use the exfoliator brush supplied 24 hours in advance of depilation. I loved the exfoliator brush, its pretty and feminine with a plastic crystal on top to fit over the fingers and give you a good grip. I will probably use this more than anything else. I do not plan my hair removal sessions 24 hours in advance though, and I don't think pre-exfoliation really makes much difference to how well the epilator works.
I tried the epilator first. The massage guard was quite easy to fit, although since it has rather flimsy moving bars I managed to disconnect one, but this was easily put back into place. I didn't even notice any massaging effect. The epilator has to be held at right angles to the surface of the skin and worked very well although I did go over the surface of my legs a couple of times to make sure I got all the hairs. A word of caution though, the epilator head has moving blades, don't press too hard. I didn't keep the handset upright as I negotiated a tricky turn round the outside of my knee and ended up nicking the skin. After initial reservations, mainly based on the fact that I'd never used an epilator before, I find I'm using it exclusively, rather than wax or razors, because its so convenient and works really well.
The razor head has a foil guard and works very well, much like other ladies razors.
There are two more guards, one for protecting areas like the bikini line and one for trimming hair. How you use this third one isn't clear and this leads me to the instructions...
Philips makes very decent kit, so I don't understand why they keep ruining it with pathetically inadequate instructions. You get one small page of pictures with this kit and a few hints on the box. Compared to pages of printed warranty in all languages. From the pictures and the box I worked out how to use the heads and 2 out of 3 of the guards, but it did detract from the experience.
Finally there is a little cream plastic bag in which to keep your razor, heads and guards and the little brush for cleaning them. Its a nice set, but as I said before be prepared to work much of it out for yourself. And take care when using the epilator.
Update: I did find instructions on Philips' webpage here, but presumably they were too big to fit in the package:-
Other than that, it does take the hairs out very well, even short hairs. It seems very good at gripping the hairs.
It does rotate faster, thus leading to quicker results (as promised in the description).
it is quite light & soft to hold & easy to work with. I prefer the shape of it as it holds better for my small hands.
it also has a shaving attachment which makes it ideal for cutting the hairs shorter if needed prior to epilating (NEVER EVER ATTEMPT TO EPILATE LONG HAIRS!
It has 2 speed settings, & charges quite quickly (within 1 hour) & gives roughly about 40 minutes of cordless epilation).
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Firstly, it doesnt work while plugged in, only after being charged.Read more
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