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Gloves in a Bottle Shielding lotion

(7 customer reviews)


Gloves in a Bottle – shielding lotion. Non-greasy, fast absorbing, lasts though multiple washings. Hypoallergenic & Fragrance free. 3 versions of this fabulous product, original 100ml & 240ml, SPF15 and new Botanicals 100ml tube version.

Relief from;

  • Dry & irritated skin
  • Eczema & Psoriasis
  • Cracked feet Diabetic friendly

Protects against the drying effects of;

  • hand sanitizers & surgical scrub
  • frequent hand washing
  • home & work irritants

SPF 15 100 ml tube listed separately – click here

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Product Description

Cruelty Free. Gloves In A Bottle is 100% free of parabens, phthalates, triclosan, sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) / sodium laureth sulfate (SLES), formaldehyde, toluene, propylene glycol, gluten, dairy, wheat, soy, peas, peanut and all other nuts, animal products and cruelty free. It is dermatology tested and prescribed, hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic (will not clog the pores), no added fragrance and colorant free and every ingredient is on FDA’s most safe list.

Gloves in a bottle (GIAB) is not a Barrier Cream but falls into a category of skincare called Shielding Lotions and can help improve sore, dry and cracked skin. Recommended by dermatologists for eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis & diabetic foot. Ideal for very frequent hand washers – parents with babies & toddlers, chefs and caterers. Those having to use alcohol based hand sanitizers and surgical scrubs at work – carers, nurses, doctors, healthcare workers, vets. Those exposed to water and chemicals regularly – hairdressers, barbers, beauty therapists, nail technicians, cleaners, florists, potters, swimmers. Those working outdoors in tough conditions; gardeners, farmers, dog walkers, car washers, construction workers, engineers, mechanics. It bonds with the outer layer of skin cells creating a hydrating protective shield.

Won’t wash or rub off but comes away naturally with shed skin cells after 2-3 hours. Skin can still breathe but water, soaps, detergents, chemicals, alcohol gels, dirt & grime etc… cannot penetrate the shield and so the skin is protected. At the same time the natural oils and emollients in the lower layers of skin get a chance to build up so the skin becomes naturally moisturised over 3-5 days. Traditional moisturisers send a message to the skin that it has plenty of moisture and actually cause the natural generation of oils to shut down. GIAB allows skin to work harder at making its own moisture providing a long term solution to sore dry cracked skin. GIAB – IT KEEPS THE GOOD STUFF IN AND THE BAD STUFF OUT!

New Gloves in a Bottle Botanicals 100ml tube.

A light-weight, hydrating sheilding lotion formulated for delicate skin – rich in aloe-vera, vitamin E, arnica, chamomile and other natural botanicals (Yarrow & Comfrey) to help restore and retain hydration in seriously dry skin and cuticles. This protective lotion is designed to enhance the skin’s natural ability to shield against damage from environmental toxins and harsh weather.

This formulation is extra lightweight and gentle for the most sensitive skin. Formulated with 5 unique plant botanicals, it works rapidly to enhance the protective qualities of the outer layer of the skin. Allowing thr natural healing process to occur by using the skin’s own oils and moisture. At the same time the skin is protected from the damaging effects of outside irritants and pollutants.

Gloves in a bottle SPF15, 100ml tube

With the added benefit of SPF 15, this product gives you a daily dose of sun protection when you are outside. Gloves In A Bottle SPF15 helps the skin retain its own natural moisture and oils as it shields and protects the skin from exposure to UV rays, water, cold or dry weather, and other irritants and elements that cause dry or irritated skin.

A suitable hand lotion for men, due to lack of greasy feel and it being fragrance free.

A popular gardeners hand lotion, and with other people whose professions or hobbies expose their hands to the weather, water or chemicals. Hands and feet benefit from good quality moisturisers, Gloves in a Bottle Shielding lotion is part of the lovely hands range of hand creams and lotions.

Hand cream gift set – a selection of products can be chosen and put together in a gift box to create a personalised gift for someone special. £2. Other product ranges to choose from;

Intensive skin care treatments for hands and feet please find the lovely hands range here.

Cuticle oil products –  Nail Lux oil  has a brush applicator, there are also dropper bottles in the range; Kaseo oil and Skintruth oil.

For professional nail treatments from Nailtiques please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Gloves in a Bottle – Are hand sanitisers drying your skin?

Gloves in a Bottle – Do I still need to wear gloves?

Gloves in a Bottle – More effective and economical than moisturisers?

Gloves in a Bottle – Shielding lotion outperforms moisturisers

Gloves in a Bottle – What is a shielding lotion?

Wash hands/skin; dry; apply small amount; work in well, especially on knuckles and around nails, and allow to dry completely. Reapply every 4 hours for continued protection. Under the constant protection from the shielding lotion, your own natural oils and emollients in the lower layers of skin get a chance to build up so the skin becomes naturally moisturised over 3-5 days. GIAB allows skin to work harder at making its own moisture providing a long-term solution to sore dry cracked skin. Think about where your hand actually needs moisture added – is it the back of the hand only, or the palm only or both? Sometimes the perception of ‘it feels greasy’ comes from applying product where it is not required i.e. the palm in many people. Take a look at the how to apply guide to see the ‘back to back’ application method.

How to apply guide – Hand lotion and cream by lovely hands

Original product
Purified water (Aqua), Dimethicone, Stearic acid, Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Myristate, Stearyl Alcohol, Triethanolamine, Xanthan Gum, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, VP/Eicosene, Copolymer, Steareth-21, Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

SPF 15 product
Active Sunscreen Ingredients: Octinoxate 7%, Octisalate 5%, Homosalate 3%

Other Ingredients: Deionized water (Aqua), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (Aloe Vera). Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Methyl Gluceth-20, Arnica Montana Flower Extract (Arnica), Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract (Comfrey), Chamomilla Recutita Extract (Chamomile), Achillea Millefolium Extract (Yarrow), Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Sorbitan Oleate, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, 1,2 Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Phenoxyethanol, Bis-Hydroxyethoxypropyl Dimethicone

Gloves In A Bottle is 100% FREE from all pthalates, triclosan, SLS, SLES, formaldehyde, toluene, propylene glycol, salicylates, gluten, latex, dairy, wheat, soy, peas, corn, fragrances, colorants, peanuts or other nuts.

Botanical product
Deionised water (aqua) Aloe Barbadensis leaf extract (Aloe Vera), Cyclopentasiloxan,Dimethicone,Methyl Gluceth-20, Arnica Montana flowe extract (Arnica)Symphytum Officinale leaf extract (Comfrey)Chamomilla Recutita extract (Matricaria Chamomile)Achillea Millefolium extract (Yarrow)chrondus Crispus (Carrageenan) Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E),Sorbitan Glycol,Aminomethyl Propanol,Phenoxyethanol

Additional Information

Weight 270 g
Dimensions 18 × 5.5 × 5.5 cm

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Skin Care Type

Hand / foot cream / lotion

1. 50 HUMAN SUBJECT REPEAT INSULT PATCH TEST SKIN IRRITATION/SENSITIZATION EVALUATION (OCCLUSIVE PATCH) The test material (CR Lab No.: C0608-A; Client No.: Lotion, Product Code No. 7-1A) when tested under occlusive condition as described herein, may be considered as a NON-PRIMARY IRRITANT and a NON-PRIMARY SENSITIZER to the skin according to the reference.

2. Skin irritation (hypoallergenic) test results. The test product: “Gloves in A Bottle Shielding Lotion”, when applied as: 2.5ml on both clean, dry hands for 60sec total rubbing time and allowed to soak in for about 1 minute, does not inhibit the activity of the hygienic handrub product “Purell Advanced Hygienic Hand Rub”. The hygienic handrub product “Purell Advanced Hygienic Hand Rub” conforms to the requirements of EN 1500:2013, according to its label claim.


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Gloves in a bottle – Assessment of the Efficacy of a Hygienic

Gloves in a bottle – 50 HUMAN SUBJECT REPEAT

7 reviews for Gloves in a Bottle Shielding lotion

  1. Stuart

    Since using this product, the dry and cracked appearance of my hands has vastly improved; they are less cracked, and the skin is certainly softer and more supple.

  2. Vidas

    It formed a very good protective layer; applying the cream before working meant that washing off any accumulated dirt was made a lot easier.

  3. Bob

    Once worked it into the hands, the product feels virtually undetectable. After only a few days, my hands were no longer dry. In fact, they felt a lot smoother.

  4. Eileen

    This is an amazing product – hours after applying it you can still feel that protective shield working away.

  5. Deborah (verified owner)

    I found the product very moisturising & protecting no dermatitis since using & reapply 3 times a day washing hands at least every 1/2 hour if not more & using gloves for washing up dishes.

  6. Ken Hare (verified owner)

    My wife swears by this when she’s gardening

  7. Ana Jackson (verified owner)

    Excellent product! I am a medic and do art as a hobby and I am constantly washing my hands-even more so during COVID 19. I had started to get small, painful cuts on my hands. Apart from being painful, I was concerned about risk of infection. Gloves in a bottle sorted that out in a matter of a few days. I don’t think I’ll be without it ever in the future. Delivery was very quick and customer service excellent! Thank you Clare.

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