Top 9 Best Laser Hair Removal Devices Review 2018
At first glance, laser hair removal devices may seem very expensive. However, if you have ever considered a professional laser hair removal treatment, you must be aware of the very high prices associated with these treatments. They usually range from 500 dollars to 2500 dollars for just one part of the body. Compared to that, home laser hair removal devices are extremely affordable, with a device costing at most 700 dollars.
With myriad options available today, it may be daunting to decide which device to go for. We will try making this process a tad easier for you. Here, we’ll discuss the features you should be looking for in your device and, we will talk about a few best laser hair removal devices.
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Top 9 best-selling products
Now that we are aware of the major features to look for in a laser hair removal device, let us talk about the top 9 best-selling devices.
9. Deess IPL iLight2
The Deess IPL iLight2 is a good-looking device with a floral print on it. The device is easy to use. It has an LCD display and you can choose from among different intensities. It comes with glasses, that are needed to be safe while using it. It talks of showing results in a short period of time, with 90 percent hair reduction after a single use.
8. Remington iLight Pro
The Remington iLight Pro IPL device is suitable for use on body and face. It is suited for skin tones on only I to IV. It is especially good for smaller areas and the face. It has all the important features like UV filters, skin tone sensors, and skin contact sensors. It comes with attachments for the bikini line and the face. Test it for sensitivity and use at an intensity level you are comfortable.
7. iluminage Touch
The iluminage Touch is suitable for men and women. It is the only device suitable for all skin tones. The iluminage Touch achieves this by using RF and IPL technologies. RF bars ensure continuous emission of flashes when in contact with the skin. You can either glide it or flash it on the skin.
6. SmoothSkin Gold
The SmoothSkin Gold IPL also comes with a few premium desired features like a fool-proof skin tone sensor for intensity check, and fast treatments. It has a unique shape that is comfortable to hold. Its skin tone sensor is especially good as it selects an intensity level before each flash. Use the gentle mode for a lower intensity than detected on sensitive areas.
5. Philips Lumea Prestige BRI956
The Philips Lumea Prestige BRI956 is a new addition to their range. It is by far the fastest device available now, with a full leg taking just about 7 minutes. It is safe to be used on the face and the body. Its curved attachments are especially useful to use on tricky areas. IT has a gun shape which is intuitive and comfortable to use.
The Lumea BRI956 also comes with a SmartSkin sensor, which is like a safety check. It will recommend the suitable intensity level and flashes when you press the check button. It does not work if skin tone is detected to be unsuitable.
4. Silk’n Flash&Go Hair Removal Device
The relatively affordable Silk’n Flash&Go is suitable for use everywhere – small and large areas – on the face and body. It is also suitable for sensitive areas like the bikini line. The laser head is 4 cm and so, can target large surface areas.
3. Jin Bison Laser Hair Removal Device
Although it is one of the least expensive devices discussed here, the Jin Bason Hair Removal Device has succeeded to attract a lot of good reviews from customers. It uses the SHIBE Baldheaded technology, due to which it is claimed that results can be seen in just 8 weeks. It comes with glasses, an instruction manual, and an adapter. It is easy to use, suitable for men and women, and on all areas including the face, bikini, and body.
2. Braun Gillette Venus Silk-Expert IPL 5
Price: approx. $300
No. of flashes: 3,00,000
Suitable hair colors: black, dark brown, brown, dark blonde (not light blonde, red, gray, white)
Suitable skin tones: light to medium
Specific features: IPL technology, SensoAdapt skin tone sensor, Gentle mode, Precision and glide modes, fast treatment times, lightweight, feel-good shape
The Braun Silk-expert IPL 5 boasts of a unique SensoAdapt skin. Using this technology, the device not only determines whether it can be safely used on your skin tone but also determines the intensity of light needed for the skin tone. This adapts to the varying skin tones on your body too.
The Silk-expert IPL is one of the most simple and easiest device out there. It also has a gentle mode for those sensitive areas of your body. So, if you are a nervous first-time user, you may use that mode in the beginning.
The device is FDA approved to be used on the body (not on the face) in the USA. However, the same device is CE approved in the UK and Europe for facial use below the cheekbones.
1. Tria Beauty Hair Removal Laser 4X
The Tria Beauty Hair Removal Laser 4X was the first FDA-approved diode laser treatment device. It has been around longer than most devices in the market, and is, undoubtedly, a very effective device. This device is suitable for light to medium skin tones and hair colors of brown to black. The Tria comes with an automatic lock – a feature that ensures that it is safe to use for your skin tone. If it is pointed on an unsuitable skin-tone, the device remains locked. It beeps and unlocks itself only when your skin tone is suitable for it.
The Tria has a digital interface, which shows the setting(1- 5) and the number of flashes. It comes with a list of recommended numbers of flashes and the corresponding time estimations in minutes for different body parts.
It has an ergonomic design and supports cordless use. The device also comes with 90,000 flashes. Unlike most other devices, this does not have a replaceable cartridge. But, the cartridge should last for a few years. Results can be seen in around 3 months.
Are you ready to take the plunge?
Sure, it is a difficult choice to make, given the myriad features and the cost of IPL and diode laser devices. It also depends on a lot of factors as discussed here. Do your research and choose a device that you think is suitable for you.