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Rated 4.11 out of 5 stars
It takes a couple nights to get used to wearing gloves while you sleep but once you do they're no big deal. These gloves are plenty big and have enough room at the tip so when my nails are long they don't poke through. Eventually of course they will wear out - my current pair has a couple little holes so I need to replace them but they still work.
REASON FOR TITLE;
I've only had and used the gloves for about a week and a half.
REASON FOR RATING;
I sought out these gloves due to excessive hand washing, dry air, and use of hospital grade chemicals at work. My hands are so chapped, cracked and painful that extra TLC was in order. My first pair of Earth Therapeutics came from another store that only had the aloe infused version, which I had to return due to defects.
Though I wish these were aloe infused as the first ones I bought, that you don't have to get a new pair after 20 or so washes is a definite bonus.
If you like to read or play on your phone before bed, you will be happy to know the gloves slightly work on smartphones so you don't have to cut into moisturizing time.
1-size-fits-all as usual irritating - the fingers are too big and the material is too short at the wrists. The first few uses the gloves came off in my sleep, which may not have happened if they were more my size.
Because the gloves are not moisturized, without lotion the gloves do slightly irritate chapped skin. With lotion, your hands don't stay moisturized for more than a few hours.
The material is not breathable, which makes for uncomfortable nights in warm weather or if you are not used to wearing gloves to bed.
In the short time I have had these gloves, I can't completely attest to how well they are helping my dry, chapped and painful skin. I can say I have noticed a SMALL improvement in the pain and dry skin areas, and despite the cons I listed, until I come across a better pair I am satisfied with this product.
Nainers from Minnesota
First pair came with a hole in the seam. Exchanged but found them to be way too small and tight. I couldn't bend my thumb and I got a cramp! And they shrink a bunch when you wash them. The length of the thumb was so small that the glove did not go down into the crook of my thumb and forefinger making my hand feel webbed.
These cotton gloves did nothing but move the lotion and cream to a place where it wasn't needed when I put them on. Would have loved these in a bigger size but these did nothing for helping my hand eczema. I think I will look elsewhere. Big price per pair did not mean quality here.
Sunshine from Georgetown Texas
Bought for a family member. Not the ones she wanted so, I returned them.
BBee from Chicago IL
Nothing very moisturizing about these at all. Felt like cotton gloves and that's it.
Ellie from PA
I've been buying these for a few years now. I have very dry skin and now even more so using so much hand sanitizer and constantly washing my hands. I use either hand cream or vaseline and wear the gloves overnight. My hands in the morning feel great and very moisturized. Had I not been using the gloves my hands and fingers would be cracked and in bad shape.
Purple49 from SF, SD
This is a replacement of an item I already had but they were getting worn!
. from San Antonio
I have small hands and these were still too tight for me. I had to return them the next day.
Cupcake from NC
These worked really well , better than lotion alone. My hands were a bit dwarfed by these . I used them as a nighttime treatment but because of the size I couldn't keep them on while I slept.its an old fashion idea but it worked well
Titarmc20 from Hatboro PA
Nice gloves for the price. Lather my handa with my favorite lotion and put them on before bed. Comfortable and leaves my hands so soft and moisturized. No more dry hands!!!
Kristarr from Modesto
I wear them at night after lathering lots of lotion. Good gloves but slighly pricey
Vickie from Illinois
I use over heavy moisturizer at bedtime to soften and repair
Curlyanne12 from Palm Coast, FL
Use your favorite hand lotion, or even body lotion before putting on these gloves. Simple white cotton gloves, but oh so effective. I end up pulling them off during the night but my hands are softer and my nails healthy. Recommended!
KKing from Lima, OH
I bought these on a whim to help with my devastatingly dry hands. I feel super pretentious putting them on before bed but I swear thy have helped my hand creams absorb better and haven't had a scaly cracked patch on my hands since. I work in the medical field so constant hand washing and sanitizer use.
VRon from South dakota
My husband uses these. He has a very bad form of psoriasis. He wears these when home at night to help keep moisture on his hands. He has large fingers and it's great that this stretches to fit him. Also he is able to cut off the tips of the gloves so that he can wear to work (and be able to use his fingers for his manufacturing work). They hold up pretty well for the price.
LilSis from Colorado
I have been using nightly and they don't seem to make much difference.
BethM from Dallas
I bought to wear at night with my favorite sensitive skin treatment. Definitely works like a cotton glove should. Easy to wash and dey
Victoria from Colorado
I have very dry skin and my friend suggested putting on tons of lotion before bed and then sleeping with socks on my hands. It was working but the socks felt weird so I bought these gloves. Nope. Bad choice. They are so light weight and big that they would fall off my hands in the middle of the night. And even on the nights that they would stay on the lotion still wouldn't absorb very well. I'm going back to socks.
Kim from Miami
Terrible, I threw my money away, those doesn't work, doesn't have anything special, absorbs all the lotion instead of my hands. I'm disappointed!!!
Buffy from Northville, MI
Even though there are other products on the market, I really like these as they are not too hot. The "furry" ones tend to make my hands sweat at night and can be uncomfortable in the summer.
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Linzgun from Gulfport, MS
These are perfect for intense moisturizing! I lather up with my favorite lotion, put the gloves on, and go to sleep. My hands are super soft in the morning!
Mo from Tampa
Plain white gloves cotton w spandex. Unfortunately the gloves absorb too much of lotion to help moisturize
Shrieking Violet from Castle Rock, CO
Just so you know, these are JUST GLOVES. They don't come with any cream. I used them with a moisturizing hand cream and they work wonderfully! Cheaper to buy once and use with hand cream than to keep using pre-packaged hand masks.
Mo from West Bloomfield, MI
I like to moisturize and then wear gloves to bed each night. I wake up with softer, smoother hands.
None from The Colony
Gloves fit well and seem to hold moisture for quite a while.
Cris from Riverview Florida
These have been a big help for my dry hands. I work in a restaurant and my hands are in water all day. My fingers were dry and cracked. Wear these every night with lotion has given them a chance to heal. After a week they look completely different.