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How to Care For Your Leather Gloves

file4091310035414 When you purchase leather gloves, at the back of your mind, your main desire is that they should last as long as practically possible. The only way your leather gloves are going to stay for long periods of time is if you care for them well.

Caring for your leather gloves is essential because they will not only serve you best when well taken care of but are also relatively expensive to purchase. When caring for leather gloves, your desire is that they last longer and serve you better.

With the right care, gloves can become more durable, more protective and always offer better performance. Well cared for leather gloves rarely lose their stylish look and are less likely to fade. Here is how to care for your leather gloves:

  • Have more than one pair of leather gloves

info_graphic2If you want to take good care of your leather gloves, it is highly recommended that when making a purchase of new gloves, ensure that you buy at least two pairs of leather gloves. Having an extra pair of gloves is pretty important because it ensures you always have what to use when the other one is dirty, wet, under dry cleaning or in any other circumstances.

Having two pairs of leather gloves also ensures that they both take much longer periods of time to wear out as you will be using them interchangeably.  Having only one pair of gloves makes it very difficult to care for the pair as it will mean you will be wearing it most of the time with no adequate time to wash or clean it.

  • Wash your leather gloves after every use

file8051241892075Like any other piece of clothing, your gloves tend to get dirty. You need to wash them as frequently as practically possible. The most recommended frequency of washing leather gloves is after every use. Dirty leather gloves not only have a short lifespan but also pose a threat to the safety of your hands.

During use, dirt such as sweat causes the gloves to stink and lead to bacteria and fungus formation on the gloves. Dirty leather gloves also lose their grip and wear out much quicker.  Therefore, proper glove care demands that you get the dirt out of the gloves as quickly as practically possible after usage.

  • How to care for wet leather gloves

UntitledThere are situations where your leather gloves will get wet such as when you are rained on. Should such happen, let your leather gloves dry naturally far from any form of external heat. Do not use a hair dryer or a radiator to dry your gloves.

Also, do not dry wet leather gloves under direct sunlight as this may cause them to stretch and lose their shape. Should there be heavy soiling of your gloves and they need cleaning, there are specialized dry cleaners for leather gloves that can be recommended.

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How to Choose the Perfect Gloves for You

LG1005-228x228Did you know that according to statistics, at least everyone living in the world today will at one point in their lifetime wear gloves? Perhaps you did not know it but it is the reality! Gloves are bought and worn for several reasons. Some wear gloves as part of decorative gear while others put them on to protect their hands against harm or cold.file601304869489

Gloves are used almost everywhere in the modern world. There are driving gloves, hospital gloves, gardening gloves, fashion gloves, industrial gloves and many more types of gloves. Different occasions need different types of gloves.

Regardless of your reason for wearing gloves, you will have to know how to choose the perfect gloves for you. Choosing good gloves for the occasion can be straightforward especially if the following considerations are made:

·         Ensure the gloves are for the right occasion

Due to the vast nature of their use, different gloves are used for different occasions. The design of each glove type is quite unique to suit the occasion for which it is manufactured. For instance, driving gloves cannot be used in an hospital and vice versa. Driving gloves are often made from thick leather to offer a firm grip on the wheel while hospital gloves are made from disposable and light synthetic material to protect the hand against germs and bacteria. DG1215(burn-in)-196x196

Therefore, know the occasion which you are going to use the gloves for before visiting a gloves store. Once you are sure of what you want, then, there will be a variety to select from on the line of gloves based on the occasion that they will be used.

·         Check Whether they are fitting

You have found the right gloves for the occasion but are they fitting? If the gloves are too large for your hands, they will easily come off. Loose gloves endanger your hands and may not achieve the purpose for which they are worn. They will be a bother and prevent you from achieving the full potential with your hands.

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On the other side, should a glove be too small, it will come with several disadvantages and high levels of discomfort. Tight fitting gloves are also dangerous as they may cause the hand to blister or develop cramps. Poor fitting gloves also prevent productivity as they hinder the free movement of the hands while working.

·         Consider the design

Depending on what the gloves are going to be used for, design is highly important. Protective gloves are designed with a protective coating which ensures the safety of the hands. Likewise, gloves for cold weather have a design that adds a warm coating to the hands. WL106-196x196

Fashion gloves are elegantly designed to look beautiful and appealing while some industrial gloves meant for chemical protection are made in such a manner as to ensure no chemical corrosion.

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