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The Top Disposable Gloves for Salons – Which Gloves to Go For?

1 CommentThursday, 23 July 2020  |  Admin

If you are a salon owner or work in the hair and beauty industry, you'll be familiar with the importance of wearing disposable gloves while you work. Did you know that there is actually a wide range of different types of single-use gloves, with some more suited to certain applications than others?

To help you to discover the perfect type of disposable gloves for the beauty services you provide, we've sorted through our extensive range of products to identify the best latex-free, powder-free, chemical-resistant, and extra-sensitive gloves available. We know that there are many different types of salon applications, so if you've still not found exactly what you're looking for, please get in touch, and we'll be delighted to help you. In the meantime, we hope you will find some of the following suggestions useful!

Best Barbering and Hairdressing Gloves

NITREX Extra Sensitive GN01 Nitrile Gloves

NITREX Extra Sensitive GN01 Nitrile Examination Gloves

Why We Love It...

 Great sensitivity for accuracy when cutting hair
 Powder free to reduce skin or scalp irritation
 Micro-textured fingertips for securely holding onto tools

Ideal For...

 Cutting and styling hair
 Shaving and trimming beards
Sweeping and gathering hair after cuts

Editor's Review: The NITREX GN01 Gloves offer the perfect combination of sensitivity and grip, allowing you to feel hair in between your fingers for more accurate cutting, while still maintaining control over scissors and combs. The single-use gloves are also certified for resistance to viral penetration (F1671) for improved hygiene.

Best Hair Dye Gloves for Colouring

Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG

Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves

Why We Love It...

 Chemical resistant to protect against dye chemicals
 Extra strong to reduce the risk of tears and rips
 Highly dexterous for precise application of dye

Ideal For...

 Applying all-over hair dye or root touch-ups
 Applying highlights and lowlights
 Removing hair foils before washing

Not the Best For...

 Cutting dark hair as strands are harder to see (our solution)

Editor's Review: Providing both chemical resistance and durability, the Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves are ideal for protecting your hands while applying hair dye. The dexterous design allows for precise applications, ideal for lowlights, highlights, root touch-ups, and colouring tips.

Best Tanning Gloves

Ansell TouchNTuff 92-600 Powder-Free Nitrile Gloves

Ansell TouchNTuff 92-600 Powder-Free Nitrile Gloves

Why We Love It...

 Splash resistant to protect against tanning spray
 Beaded cuffs prevent the gloves from slipping down
 Antistatic design ideal for use with tanning mitts
 Powder-free design won't ruin an even tan

Ideal For...

 Spray tanning applications
 Applying tanning lotion

Editor's Review: Whether you're applying a spray tan or a tanning lotion, the Ansell TouchNTuff Powder-Free Gloves offer enhanced protection with splash resistance and beaded cuffs. The antistatic design ensures you can safely use a range of tanning mitts, and the powder-free design won't get in the way of an even tan.

Best Waxing and Hair Removal Gloves

Polyco GL890 Disposable Gloves for Virus Protection

Polyco GL890 Disposable Gloves

Why We Love It...

 Virus protection ideal for removing hair at the roots
 Powder free to reduce skin irritation for clients 
 Extra-strong nitrile construction for reliable wear

Ideal For...

 Plucking hair such as eyebrows
 Waxing and hair removal

Editor's Review: When removing hair, especially from the roots, the skin can become more exposed to risks of viruses and infections. The Polyco GL890 Gloves offer virus protection, while also preventing skin irritation with a powder-free construction.

Best Cosmetics and Makeup Application Gloves

Supertouch Nitrile Powder-Free Gloves 1261/1269/1267

Supertouch Nitrile Powder-Free Gloves

Why We Love It...

 Good grip for handling makeup tools and brushes
 Free from latex and powder for safer close-up facial application
 Available in attractive pastel colours to match your salon

Ideal For...

 Makeovers and makeup application
 Priming and moisturising the face

Not the Best For...

 Working with chemical-based products (our solution)

Editor's Review: Working on a client's face requires both precision and hygiene. The dexterous Supertouch Nitrile Powder-Free Gloves allow you to grip firmly onto cosmetic tools while reducing the risk of irritation otherwise caused by latex or powder.

Best Nail Technician Gloves

Aurelia Bold Black Nitrile Gloves

Aurelia Bold Black Nitrile Gloves

Why We Love It...

 Good grip and dexterity for precise nail painting
 Free from latex for safer handling of clients' hands
 Dark colour ideal for masking nail varnish marks

Ideal For...

 Varnishing and painting nails
 Manicures and pedicures
 Nail art

Editor's Review: Nail technicians work closely with clients' fingers, and the latex-free nature of the Aurelia Bold Gloves makes this process safer and kinder to skin. The gloves offer good grip for handling bottles and brushes, while the dark colour is ideal for masking any accidental nail varnish marks.

Best Salon Assistant Gloves

Hand Safe GN560 Pink Disposable Gloves

Hand Safe Pink Disposable Gloves

Why We Love It...

 Protects hands when sweeping and handling cash
 Extra strong to reduce the risk of tears and rips
 Stylish pink colour coordinates with a pink salon uniform

Ideal For...

 General duties in a salon
 Sweeping up loose hairs 
 Handling cash at the till

Not the Best For...

 Salons without a pink theme (see the Aurelia Bold for a sleek and versatile alternative)

Editor's Review: If your salon has a pink colour theme or a pink uniform, then the Hand Safe GN560 Pink Disposable Gloves are ideal for coordinating with your style without compromise to protection. They provide all-round general protection, making them ideal for salon assistants or trainee beauticians.

Best Biodegradable Gloves for Eco Salons

PowerForm S6 EcoTek Biodegradable Nitrile Gloves

Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves

Why We Love It...

 Biodegradable glove certified by the Skin Health Alliance
 Powder free for reduced contamination and improved comfort
 Suitable for working with oils and during oil-based treatments

Ideal For...

 Eco-conscious salons
 Hairdressers, nail technicians, makeup artists, and more

Editor's Review: People are becoming increasingly conscious of their carbon footprint, and the PowerForm S6 EcoTek Biodegradable Gloves are ideal both for protecting the environment and for providing clients with the peace of mind that your salon is taking measures to be kinder to the environment.

Still Not Sure Which Gloves to Choose?

We know that kitting out an entire salon with the right disposable gloves isn't a decision to be taken lightly, so if you're still not sure about which gloves you should go for then we'd love to hear from you. We'd be happy to discuss your requirements with you to help you find the perfect pair of disposable gloves for your needs and those of your staff and clients. We also sell other protective clothing, such as Rolls of Disposable Aprons, and if you wish to find out more you can reach our dedicated Customer Care team at

What kind of services does your salon provide? Let us know in the comments, or find us on Twitter or Facebook!

Monday, 16 January 2017  |  17:15

Good afternoon, pls I would like to know more about your gloves : surgical and salon gloves.
price list and the country of production.