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Braun CareStyle 5 IS5146BK review

£229.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Steam generator
  • Corded
Expert review

Braun's lightest iron yet, the CareStyle 5 comes with many of the features you'd expect from a top-of-the range iron, as well as an eloxal-coated soleplate, which provides 'extraordinary glideability,' according to the manufacturer. But how well does it do the basics? We put the Braun CareStyle 5 steam generator iron through our tough tests to find out.

What's included:
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • How well does it iron?
  • How durable is it?
  • How easy is it to use and clean?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

March 2021

Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 140 steam irons and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 19 Best Buys.
Range of Steam iron scores
  1. 45%
    Lowest score
  2. 67%
    Average score
  3. 87%
    Highest score
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