How to Choose the Best Gloves for All Your Needs

Nowadays there are hundreds of glove brands, ranges and grades available to choose from. Gloves can range from disposable gloves, cut resistant gloves, leather gloves, coated gloves, chemical resistant gloves, and so on.

Disposable options include latex, nitrile, vinyl and also polyethylene and blended gloves.

Finding the right gloves to protect your hands will depend on what you need them for and which glove provides the best balance of protection, durability and comfort.

In this article, you will learn how to choose the best disposable gloves for your specific needs and for the most common industries and applications.


Cleaning tasks usually requires a level of chemical protection against bleaches and detergents while also providing comfort and durability against friction wear.

For short-term common domestic cleaning tasks, quality latex gloves are an affordable option when allergies to latex rubber aren’t an issue.

On the other hand, for industrial cleaning, disposable nitrile gloves with a longer cuff are the best choice as they provide superior protection against stronger chemicals or cleaning agents.

If you need gloves for cleaning, our top recommendation would be:
 BLURITE™ XPL Nitrile Examination Glove (8 mil) 


Generally used for medical examinations, medical grade disposable gloves are used to prevent cross-contamination between doctors and their patients.

Since its necessary to prevent allergies, medical grade nitrile gloves are the preferred option over latex. They also provide superior resistance to chemicals and tearing which is very important when working with medical instruments.

Some of the best medical grade disposable gloves that we would recommend are:NE1, Sky Blue Nitrile Examination Glove (3 mil) 


The most important consideration when choosing food handling gloves is the prevention of food contamination. Therefore, both durability and tear puncture resistance are very important. Food gloves should be powder free and classified as “Food Safe” by the manufacturer.

Obviously, budget is also a factor to consider in glove choice and vinyl gloves can provide basic protection for the lowest cost. Latex gloves are generally not recommended for food handling as latex protein allergens can migrate into foodstuffs.

Possibly the best food handling gloves for most applications would be nitrile gloves as they offer superior strength, durability and protection while being comfortable to wear.

Some of the nitrile gloves that we recommend for food grade gloves use are:
Premium Nixxie Protection™ Blue Disposable Gloves 

If you prefer vinyl gloves, then we would recommend CHEF DESIGNED Vinyl Gloves, Clear


Beauticians require disposable gloves to protect their hands because they use all kinds of tools and equipment to style the hair and perform other beauty tasks such as pedicures and manicures. These tools are usually sharp and they can cause physical injuries to the bare hands. Therefore, wearing a high-quality glove with a tough material, such as nitrile or latex will ensure that the hands are well protected. Black nitrile gloves are also very good as they offer great hand protection and are resistant to harsh chemicals and water.

Some high-quality gloves that we recommend for beauty salons are:
NE1, Black Nitrile Examination Glove


The best gloves to use in nail salons would be latex gloves as they are acetone-resistant. One of the top options that we would recommend are theLatexshield medical grade latex gloves These gloves are a really great option because they are thick gloves combined with a pleasant tan colour.

Another popular type of gloves used in nail salons are disposable nitrile gloves as they have the fit and feel of latex gloves, but they are 100% latex-free. They are also non-allergenic and thus will not cause any allergic reaction.

Some very good nitrile gloves that we would recommend are: Intco Advancare Exam Grade Gloves 


For most gardening activities, strength, durability and comfort are the most important factors to consider when choosing gloves. Sometimes a low level of chemical protection might also be necessary depending on the environment.

If allergies are not an issue, latex gloves can offer comfortable protection against wear and tear combined with a low level of chemical resistance.

If you’re looking for superior durability and chemical resistance, nitrile gloves are the ideal solution for you.

If you need gloves for your gardening needs we would recommend the NE5 Nitrile Disposable Gloves

After reading this article, you should now have a good idea of how to find and choose the right gloves to protect your hands based on your requirements.

Feel free to Contact Us at Nixxie Trades Sense for any of your gloves needs or queries and it will be our pleasure to assist you!

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