Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 PL5137 vs PL5124 vs PL5014; what's the difference?

Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 PL5137 vs PL5124 vs PL5014: what’s the difference?

I f you’re considering the Braun Pro 5 IPL, it’s a superb choice. You can learn more about it in our tried and tested in-depth review. But in summary, it’s built to last, corded, compact, light-weight, easy to manoeuvre and sessions are ultrafast. It’s the fastest of all the high-power home IPL hair removal machines. In our tests a full leg took under 9 mins and a whole body session just under 30 minutes. Woah.

If you’re short on time or commitment shy, it’s the best choice available. But what’s the difference between the models PL5137, PL5124 and PL5014?

Braun PL5137, PL5124 or PL5014?

The differences between the PL5137, PL5124 and PL5014 are the storage pouch and type of Venus razor you get with each, plus the PL5014 doesn’t have the facial attachment.

These are the differences between the models:

Braun Pro 5 PL5124 model with facial attachment, grey suedette storage pouch and Venus Embrace razor.

PL5124

  • RRP £599.99 / deals from £275
  • Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 IPL device
  • Face flash window
  • Grey suedette storage pouch
  • Venus Embrace razor
Braun Pro 5 PL5137 model with facial attachment, gold-wave storage pouch and Venus Swirl razor.

PL5137

  • RRP £610.00 / deals from £300
  • Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 IPL device
  • Face flash window
  • Gold-wave pattern storage pouch
  • Venus Swirl razor
Braun Pro 5 PL5014 model WITHOUT facial attachment, grey storage pouch and Venus Embrace razor.

PL5014

  • RRP £564.99 / deals from £250
  • Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 IPL device
  • Grey storage pouch
  • Venus Embrace razor
  • WITHOUT face flash window

The performance and specification of the Braun IPL device is exactly the same with all models. The storage pouches all do the same job and are good quality. The razors all do the same job. You get the facial attachment with both the PL5137 and PL5124 so the decider between the two has to be price. simply choose the cheapest and go with that.

The spec and performance of Braun Silk expert Pro 5 IPL device is the same with all the models (PL5137, PL5124 & PL5014). However, the PL5014 does not come with the face attachment.
Same spec & performance IPL device, but the PL5014 doesn’t have the facial attachment.

Now, the small precision attachment makes it easier to get a flash on your upper lip and jawline. It’s handy for fingers and toes too. Honestly, for the sake of the small price difference, I don’t understand why it’s not included as standard🤷‍♀️. If you’re zapping your face and there’s not much difference in price, it’s worth it. But if there’s a big difference, rest assured you don’t need it. You’ll get the same results without it.

So, check prices and go with the cheapest one.

View Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 IPL deals

Found this review helpful? Please support future reviews and shop via these links. I earn a small commission, but your price stays the same.

With precision head:
🇬🇧 CurrentBody UK
🇬🇧 Amazon UK 5124
🇬🇧 Amazon UK 5137
🇦🇺 CurrentBody AU
🇦🇺 Shavershop AU
🇺🇸 🇨🇦 CurrentBody US & CA
🇺🇸 Amazon 5137
🇨🇦 Amazon CA
🌍 CurrentBody.com worldwide delivery in checkout

No precision head:
🇬🇧 CurrentBody UK
🇬🇧 Amazon UK
🇦🇺 CurrentBody AU
🇺🇸 🇨🇦 CurrentBody US & CA

Look at all these home beauty tech products WeAreBodyBeautiful.co have reviewed! Woah!

WANT MORE?

I'll email you with the latest home beauty tech reviews & articles.

By subscribing you agree to my privacy policy and to receive update emails from me. I don't spam.

close

WANT MORE?

I'll email you with the latest home beauty tech reviews & articles.

By subscribing you agree to my Privacy Policy and to receive emails from me. I don't spam. 

Load More Related Articles

WANT MORE?

I'll email you with the latest home beauty tech reviews & articles.

By subscribing you agree to my Privacy Policy and to receive emails from me. I don't spam. 

Home Laser & IPL reviews

Philips Lumea Prestige review – my overall favourite
4.9

Philips Lumea Prestige review – my overall favourite

Smoothskin Pure review; fastest, easiest, best value premium IPL
4.8

Smoothskin Pure review; fastest, easiest, best value premium IPL

Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 IPL review – Fast & no-faff
4.7

Braun Silk Expert Pro 5 IPL review – Fast & no-faff

Venus Silk expert/ Braun Silk expert 5 IPL review (5001, 5009, 5008); fast, safe & simple
4.5

Venus Silk expert/ Braun Silk expert 5 IPL review (5001, 5009, 5008); fast, safe & simple

Tria 4X laser hair removal review – most powerful
4.5

Tria 4X laser hair removal review – most powerful

Braun Silk Expert Pro 3 IPL review; fast & perfect for mid to dark skin
4.5

Braun Silk Expert Pro 3 IPL review; fast & perfect for mid to dark skin

Silk’n Infinity review: safe for dark & black skin
4.4

Silk’n Infinity review: safe for dark & black skin

Smoothskin Bare+ home IPL review; fast & affordable
4.4

Smoothskin Bare+ home IPL review; fast & affordable

Smoothskin Bare IPL review; Ultra-fast & superb for dark skin
4.3

Smoothskin Bare IPL review; Ultra-fast & superb for dark skin

Panasonic ES-WH90 IPL review – ideal for facial use
4.3

Panasonic ES-WH90 IPL review – ideal for facial use

Iluminage Precise Touch review; for ALL skin tones, & fair hair
4.3

Iluminage Precise Touch review; for ALL skin tones, & fair hair

Philips Lumea Advanced review – suits face, bikini & underarms
4.2

Philips Lumea Advanced review – suits face, bikini & underarms

Iluminage Touch review;  for dark & black skin, & fair hair too
4.1

Iluminage Touch review; for dark & black skin, & fair hair too

Gillette Venus Braun Silk Expert 3 IPL review (BD3001, BD3005)
4.1

Gillette Venus Braun Silk Expert 3 IPL review (BD3001, BD3005)

Silk’n Flash & Go Express review / Glide Xpress review (300,000 flashes)
4.0

Silk’n Flash & Go Express review / Glide Xpress review (300,000 flashes)

Philips Lumea Essential BRI861 review
4.0

Philips Lumea Essential BRI861 review

Remington iLight review: Ultra, IPL6500, IPL6780, IPL6750, IPL6250
3.7

Remington iLight review: Ultra, IPL6500, IPL6780, IPL6750, IPL6250

Philips Lumea Comfort review SC1981 and SC1983
3.6

Philips Lumea Comfort review SC1981 and SC1983

Silk’n Glide 150,000 review / Silk’n Flash&Go Compact review
3.5

Silk’n Glide 150,000 review / Silk’n Flash&Go Compact review

Veet Infini’Silk review 50,000 pulses
2.9

Veet Infini’Silk review 50,000 pulses