Rainy season doesn’t have to bring your daily activities to a standstill, especially if those ventures bring food to the table. You can still conduct your daily activities even in the rainy season thanks to waterproof jackets, waterproof boots, waterproof pants and waterproof gloves. For today’s discussion, we will draw our attention to the large numbers of waterproof gloves available on the market and attempt to sieve out the knock-offs to remain with the crème de la crème.
A closer look at the stores reveals that there are a million and one options available. Unfortunately, shrinking the search down to one product isn’t a piece of cake, especially if you aren’t aware of the things to look for. For that reason, let’s take a look at some of the factors you need to have stuck at the back of your mind before you pick any waterproof glove.
Table of Contents
- Factors to consider before buying:
- 7. Boutique1583 Waterproof Gloves
- 6. DIVE & SAIL Wetsuits Premium Gloves
- 5. Tenn Waterproof Gloves
- 4. Glacier Glove Waterproof Glove
- 3. Glacier Glove Premium Waterproof Glove
- 2. Glacier Glove ICE BAY Fishing Glove
- 1. MCTi Waterproof Windproof Gloves
- Final Words:
Factors to consider before buying:
The Level of Waterproofness
The first thing you have to establish is the degree of water resistance exhibited by any waterproof glove before you pick it. Take a closer look at how much water it can resist and the duration. We have some gloves which are said to be waterproof while in the real sense they are only water resistant. Of course, these terms are commonly used interchangeably in most places.
However, they don’t refer to the same thing. Water resistant items can only withstand water to a certain degree. In fact, water resistant items are not submersible. On the other hand, waterproof items can be submerged in water and still come out in a tip top condition. For that reason, you have to differentiate whether the manufacturers mean water resistance or waterproofness.
Ability to Undertake other Tasks
You want to purchase gloves which allow you to conduct other activities, like of your phone or driving. For that reason, you have to pick gloves which are designed to enable you to do all these activities comfortably without having to take them.
We have gloves which are fitted with smart touch technology which allows the wearer to use their phone without removing them. These are the best gloves for anyone who wants to stay warm and toasty while at the same time remain active.
You also have to consider the material used in the construction of the glove. The material will affect several other factors like the durability as well as comfort and breathability. You have to go for a glove which is made using an excellent material so that you can have the best results.
I think the size is the most important aspect which has to be considered. No one wants to have gloves which are too fit or too loose. This will affect the ability to conduct numerous activities. For that reason, ensure that you take note of the size of your hands and also check the size of the gloves. Go for gloves which are perfect for your hand.
You have to ensure that you pick a product whose price is considerable, reasonable and convenient. The best products aren’t necessarily the most expensive or the cheapest one; the best gloves are those whose price is substantial. Of course, the price has to be a crystal clear reflection of the quality.
7. Boutique1583 Waterproof Gloves
Boutique1583 waterproof gloves start up our list of the top performing products on the market. They offer excellent water resistance ensuring that your hands stay dry and completely warm in the moist and wet environments.
They are not only ideal for maximum protection of your hands but also offer adequate safety given ultra-quality construction. Of course, they offer significant levels of heat insulation thus keeping your hands in the condition. If you want to carry on with your daily affairs without jeopardising your health by exposing yourself to cold, these gloves can do you some justice.
6. DIVE & SAIL Wetsuits Premium Gloves
Dive and Sail waterproof socks, just like the name suggests, are ideal for almost every water-related activity. They are made from advanced neoprene material which gives them excellent water resistance and adequate heat insulation and breathability. The combination of these three features makes these gloves a must have item for any nature lover who isn’t fascinated by the idea of exposing themselves to extreme weather conditions in the name of exploration.
Their well-designed neoprene material offers the most comfortable and flexible grip you could ever need. Given their unique and versatile design, they can be used for several activities such as surfing, snorkelling, kayaking and hiking as well as any other water-related activity.
They also come with a high-grip textured palm boasting a cyclone design which helps in the provision of secure and safe handling of lights or any other items while you are still under water. What’s more, whether you’re diving in salt or fresh water, these gloves offer adequate protection thus ensuring that your hands do not get affected at all. Their ergonomic design which is made to resemble human fingers’ arrangement closely ensures that you retain your maximum performance and flexibility even when you are wearing them.
5. Tenn Waterproof Gloves
Made from Nylon, polyester, and neoprene combined in 80%, 10%, and 10% respectively, Tenn waterproof gloves take the 5th position. They give the user an opportunity to conduct various other activities comfortably without much hassle. They are totally breathable and 100% waterproof. They are also windproof which means that you don’t have to worry about your hands getting exposed to those chilly winds. Their synthetic suede palms which are reinforced with high-density padding sufficiently protect the ulnar nerve while at the same time offering maximum protection.
If you want to have adequate protection while still being fully active, then these are the gloves you should be going for. They allow you to run your errands comfortably without getting exposed to chilly weather. The gel grip fingers and palms offer adequate control even in the worst weather conditions. They keep your fingers and palms toasty even in the coldest and rainy weather conditions.
4. Glacier Glove Waterproof Glove
Glacier gloves are neoprene made waterproof gloves which have been in use since time immemorial. They are paddling gloves which are designed with every cut and stitch made using the highest craftsmanship to make them a perfect masterpiece. They are blind stitched and glue treated to make them totally waterproof and windproof.
They are made using premium quality neoprene. And yes, they come with straps at the wrist for easy opening and closing. The strap also offers a comfortable and adequate fit to ensure that you don’t have issues with the gloves coming out accidentally. Their excellent lining makes them not just breathable but also quite comfortable. And yes, they come in numerous sizes to ensure that everyone shares in the fun.
3. Glacier Glove Premium Waterproof Glove
Glacier Glove Premium are yet another option available on the market this year. They are neoprene made to ensure that you get top quality performance and unmatched comfort.
They are completely waterproof and windproof ensuring that you never have to worry about heavy rains or winds as you go about your daily activities. Coming with a fleece lining, this glove keeps your hands warm, comfortable and toasty throughout the day. And yes, made using a premium Yamamoto neoprene, you can never go wrong with these gloves.
If you are worried about the fast approaching rains or simply can’t stand the cold season, then you can trust these gloves to offer more than just comfort. Their precurved knuckles ensure that you don’t have to worry about getting fatigued while the wrist strap keeps them in position.
2. Glacier Glove ICE BAY Fishing Glove
The second tier position goes to Glacier Glove Ice-bay gloves which are made using premium neoprene. They are designed to withstand cold weather conditions. And yes, with a unique layout, they protect your hands from water or any other form of hydration. They are fleece lined for adequate warmth. They keep your hands warm, toasty and dry in cold and rainy conditions.
The fleece lining also offers adequate breathability and sufficient comfort. If you are used to those gloves which leave your hands sweaty and in a funny state, then you can try out these gloves.
Although they are ideal for the cold season, they are well designed for daily use. In fact, whether you want to pull out that new fashion while going for work or going to meet up with your friends, these gloves can be worn without making you feel awkward.
1. MCTi Waterproof Windproof Gloves
Finally, MCTi waterproof gloves wrap up the list of the best gloves on the market this year. With 40 grammes of 3M Thinsulate insulation, these gloves keep your hands warm and toasty. They are slim and lightweight to offer sufficient mobility and flexibility as you run your daily errands. What’s more, they are not only waterproof but also sufficiently windproof and breathable.
Their surface shell keeps water and snow at bay while the interior lining offers adequate moisture wicking thus ensuring that your hands don’t get sweaty. With 40 Gram 3M’s Thinsulate Insulation, they keep your hands warm while remaining slim and light enough for mobility and flexibility. Ideal for moisture repulsion, these gloves can be used while skiing, snowboarding, biking or sledding.
And yes, they also come with a zippered pocket which is strategically positioned for easy access. The pocket is large enough to fit things like keys, cash, and cards. The thumb back is equipped with lens wiper fabric to ensure that you don’t get your gloves out to clean your glasses. The soft PVC and PU palm coupled with reinforced fingers offer robust and flexible grip while the durable fabric makes the gloves ideal for any winter exercise.
They come with wrist straps which make them incredibly comfortable by providing a firm grip and custom fit. The drawstring closure which is sufficiently adjustable prevents snow and water from becoming a bother to you.
In conclusion, when looking for excellent waterproof gloves, make sure that you pay attention to the material as well as the level of waterproofness it offers. Understand the difference between waterproofness and water resistance if you want to have something worth your cash.