Best Gloves for Sensitive Skin

Wednesday, 27 June 2018  |  Admin

Hand protection is not optional – it's a vital part of PPE (personal protective equipment) across a huge range of industries and applications. This makes things hard for those who suffer from sensitive skin, because most work gloves aren't designed to reduce skin irritation, and in some cases, may even be the cause of it – see our blog on glove-related contact dermatitis to learn more. With a growing range of gloves available for sensitive skin, we've put together a selection of our Best Gloves for Sensitive Skin  read on to find out more.

The Best Gloves for Sensitive Skin

Luckily, a number of manufacturers have responded to the growing demand for skin-friendly safety gloves. Join us as we take a look at the very best gloves for sensitive skin available – all available from SafetyGloves.co.uk with free delivery on orders over £40!



Uvex 60040 Phynomic Lite Breathable Safety Gloves

Uvex 60040 Phynomic Lite Breathable Safety Gloves

The flagship model of Uvex's proDerm programme, the Uvex 60040 Phynomic Lite Breathable Safety Gloves are ideal for precise handling. By utilising a porous coating, they allow the skin of the hands to breathe – not only reducing irritation, but improving grip and comfort as well. Their proDerm rating means that they have been independently certified to be skin friendly, so you can wear these gloves with absolute confidence.

Key Features: Breathable design reduces sweat and irritation; independently verified for skin friendliness

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Polyco Finite P Indigo AF Nitrile Disposable Gloves

Polyco Finite P Indigo AF Nitrile Disposable Gloves MFNP100

The powder that is supplied in disposable gloves can often cause irritation, as can latex which is used repeatedly in the manufacturing process of plenty of disposable gloves. The Polyco Finite P Indigo AF Nitrile Disposable Gloves MFNP100 are designed using the skin-friendly nitrile, while a lack of powders and accelerators mean that allergic dermatitis is highly unlikely. Furthermore, they're protein free, meaning that protein skin sensitisation is eliminated.

Key Features: Latex-free design prevents bad reaction; accelerator and powder-free reduces chances of contact dermatitis; a rolled cuff prevents harmful chemicals from reaching the skin.

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Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8802 Double Palm Dipped Handling Gloves

Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8802 Double Palm Dipped Handling Gloves

Reusable gloves can be just as bad for the hands as disposable gloves, so it's important to check the composition of a glove if you're someone who develops skin irritability fairly easy. The Ejendals Tegera Infinity 8802 Double Palm Dipped Handling Gloves are fantastic, all-round work gloves that are OEKO-TEX approved, meaning that they are certified to prevent dermatitis by being completely free of harmful substances. Not only are they OEKO-TEX approved, but they are highly comfortable, making wearing the gloves are far more fulfilling process.

Key Features: OEKO-TEX approved (doesn't include harmful bodies); highly comfortable and fits well; fantastic all-round work gloves.

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Maxiflex Active Coated Gloves 34-824

Maxiflex Active Coated Gloves 34-824

The Maxiflex Active Coated Gloves 34-824 actively contribute towards improved skin comfort. Their innovative coating is designed to release therapeutic micro-encapsulated ingredients – including aloe vera and vitamin E – to keep the skin of the hands healthy, soft and clear. This, with the addition of 360° breathability makes these gloves a joy to wear. The have been indpendently tested by both the Oeko-Tex Association and the Skin Health Alliance for their dermatological benefits.

Key Features: Active coating and 360° breathability; independently verified for skin friendliness

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Healthline GN67 Aloe Vera Powder-Free Synthetic Examination Gloves

Healthline GN67 Aloe Vera Powder-Free Synthetic Examination Gloves

Disposable gloves that are specially developed for use with sensitive skin, the Healthline GN67 Aloe Vera Powder-Free Synthetic Examination Gloves fulfil an urgent need in the care sector. Made from a flexible PVC polymer resin, they have a fantastic fit and feel that helps to reduce hand fatigue during extended wear. They also have a soothing aloe-vera coating is designed to moisturise the hands and keep the skin soft, helping to combat skin irritation and dermatitis. 

Key Features: Disposable design; great fit and feel; moisturising aloe vera coating

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Towa AirexDry TOW530 Nitrile-Coated Gloves

Towa AirexDry TOW530 Nitrile-Coated Gloves

Ideal for working in wet conditions, the Towa AirexDry Tow530 Nitrile-Coated Gloves utilise a Super Moisture Absorbent and Reduction Textile (SMART) liner that absorbs and evaporates moisture at an extremely rapid rate. This keeps the hands at a comfortable level of moisture – not too dry and not too wet – thereby providing excellent freshness and skin comfort. These gloves are REACH compliant and Oeko-Tex certified for skin safety.

Key Features: Absorbs and evaporates moisture rapidly; independently verified for skin friendliness

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Gloves in a Bottle

Another way to keep your skin in optimal health is to use Gloves in a Bottle. This product creates an invisible shield that allows the skin to breathe and perspire naturally while protecting it from conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis and skin allergies. Available in a number of sizes, Gloves in a Bottle is a reliable, cost-effective and easy-to-use accessory for your skin care regimen.

Gloves in a Bottle

Keep your Skin Happy

Thankfully, there is now a good range of support on the market for workers with sensitive skin. If you haven't quite found the features you need above, please see our extensive range of Sensitive Skin Gloves to find the perfect pair for you.

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