I don't know about you, but there are about a hundred things I'd rather do than wash dishes. It dries out my hands, the water can burn sometimes, and I don't exactly love touching all the dirty plates and silverware. Rather than simply switch to all plastic spoons and paper plates (it is tempting sometimes), I invested in a pair of dishwashing gloves, and I have to say, it has made the whole experience in the kitchen a lot better.
We put together a list of some of the best dishwashing gloves from Amazon. These bestsellers will offer you a better grip on those slippery, soapy glasses and cups, plus they're great to use for other kitchen cleaning or as household gloves (I love using them to clean my bathroom!). It may seem like a small thing, but it's really crazy how big of a difference a pair of gloves can make.
Best Dishwashing Gloves
Best for: Slippery objects
These Casabella dish gloves are made with natural latex and have a cotton lining for a more comfortable fit. The long sleeves can be folded back to catch any water that may drip, keeping you and your clothes dry! I hate whenever I wash dishes and come away from the sink with my sleeves soaking wet, it's so frustrating. These silicone dishwashing gloves totally solve that issue.
These nitrile gloves are made with neoprene for a better grip on items while you clean and scrub. They feature a cotton lining to make them more comfortable to wear than other gloves. You can snag three pairs of these Playtex gloves on Amazon for around $15, so you can keep a pair for washing dishes and use another pair as cleaning gloves or as household gloves.
Mary gave them a five-star rating and wrote, "I bought these gloves several times, latest from Amazon, cause they're cheaper in price. They have long cuffs, which help with cleaning chores. They're flexible, easy to pick up small objects. They don't last forever, but they do last quite a while. I like the gloves and when I use these up, I'll get more of them."
Best for: Scrubbing (and skipping the smelly sponge)
3. Cleaning Sponge Gloves, Dishwashing Gloves, Silicone Reusable Cleaning Brush Heat Resistant Scrubber Gloves for Housework, Kitchen Clean, Bathroom, Bathing, Car Washing. 1 Pair (13.6" Large)
If you want to skip the sponge altogether, these reusable dishwashing cleaning gloves have a built-in scrubber in the palms, so you can wash dishes using your hand and forgo the sponge altogether. These cleaning sponge gloves can be washed in the dishwasher, which is a super convenient way to keep them clean and sanitized. These latex-free gloves are heat-resistant, too.
Best for: Budget
4. DABOGOSA Mamison 2 Pairs Reusable Waterproof Household Dishwashing Cleaning Rubber Gloves, Non-Slip Kitchen Glove(Medium)
These kitchen gloves have great ratings on Amazon for being incredibly comfortable and fitting well. Two pairs cost less than $10, making them a top pick for your wallet and credit card.
Best for: Washing with hot water
5. Mr. Clean Ultra Grip, Heat Resisting, Soft Cotton Flock Lining, Extreme Non-Slip Diamond Grip Gloves, Medium
These Mr. Clean heavy-duty gloves come in all sizes, including small and extra-large. They're advertised as being heat-resistant so that you can scrub under hot water without risk to your hands or arms.
This post was originally published on June 8, 2021.
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