Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. Will Gloves In A Bottle get on clothes or into my food?

  • No.

    Gloves In A Bottle is a shielding lotion that binds with the outer layer of skin cells becoming part of the epidermis itself. It comes off as you shed or exfoliate your epidermis. On average you have a new epidermis every 24 hours.

2. Will Gloves In A Bottle wash off easily?

  • No.

    Because Gloves In A Bottle becomes part of the epidermis itself, it comes off as you shed and replace your epidermis. Each time you wash part of the epidermis is exfoliated - Gloves In A Bottle comes off to this degree.

    Gloves In A Bottle helps protect the skin against the drying effects of repeated hand washings or high exposure to water and detergents. That is one of the reasons why it is used and recommended by so many health care professionals and others who need to wash their hands often.

    Many people of suffer from eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, or just plain cracked and/or dry skin find this quality very beneficial.

3. How often should I re-apply Gloves In A Bottle to stay protected?

  • Reapply every 4 hours to stay protected.

    Gloves In A Bottle causes your epidermis to become what could be described as an invisible pair of gloves for usually 4 hours or more.

    Under normal conditions, after 4 hours, a sufficient part of the epidermis has exfoliated to cause this "invisible pair of gloves" to break down.

    If you are coming in contact with abrasive, corrosive or irritating material you may need to apply this shielding lotion more often. People who are not exposed to abrasive, corrosive or irritating material but only use Gloves In A Bottle to treat their dry skin often find that it will last 8 - 12 hours.

4. Will Gloves In A Bottle interfere with the normal breathing and perspiring of the skin?

  • No.

    The epidermis is a one way barrier. When it is functioning properly it protects against irritants from penetrating into deeper layers of skin while allowing the skin to breathe and perspire. Modern life, such as repeated daily expose to most soaps, antibacterial agents, etc. strip the natural oils and moisture from the epidermis.

    This causes the skin to be much more susceptible to drying, harsh weather and the thousands of common irritants including household and cleaning products, pollution, fragrances, makeup, and the ever increasing list of chemicals the can penetrate the skin and have never been tested for to determine the long term health effects.

    Gloves In A Bottle, because it binds with the other layer of dead skin cells, restores many of the protective properties to the epidermis so it can function as intended.

    Gloves In A Bottle also helps damaged skin by reducing moisture loss; more moisture will aid the skin in breathing.

5. Should Gloves In A Bottle be used to protect against very harmful chemicals?

  • No.

    Federal law requires manufactures of harmful chemicals to put warning labels on their products and the requirements for safe handling.

    If the manufacture's labeling requires glove use then you must wear gloves. In these cases Gloves In A Bottle is not a substitute for gloves but should be used under the gloves for added protection and a second line of defense in the case of glove failure.

6. Is Gloves In A Bottle anti-bacterial?

  • Gloves In A Bottle helps protect the skin from substances that could irritate the skin.

    Many people find that regular use of antibacterial agents causes their skin to be dry, cracked or irritated in some other way.

    That is why Gloves In A Bottle contains no antibacterial agents. When use of anti-bacterial soaps is required, applying Gloves In A Bottle minutes to hours before using these antibacterial agents will help protect against this type of irritation.

7. Can Gloves In A Bottle help my hands from getting dry when I wear gloves at work?

  • Yes.

    Gloves In A Bottle does help protect against chemically treated gloves and gloves that contain other irritants. It also helps reduce moisture loss.

8. Is Gloves In A Bottle only for my hands?

  • No. Gloves In A Bottle is for all unbroken skin.

    It is not formulated for use around the eyes but many people find it very beneficial to use on their face for a variety of reasons including fast and easy removal of make up.

9. Is Gloves In A Bottle safe?

  • Yes.

    All the ingredients in Gloves In A Bottle are on FDA's GRAS (generally regarded as safe) list. It is also been tested as hypoallergenic and is often prescribed for people with the most sensitive skin conditions.

10. Is Gloves In A Bottle a sun screen?

  • Gloves In A Bottle is not a sun protectant.

    Many people have concerns about ingredients found in many sunscreens getting into their bodies via their skin.
    When Gloves In A Bottle is applied and allowed to dry prior to applications of sunscreens it can help prevent this from occurring.

11. I have allergies to gluten, dairy or animal products, lanolin, fragrances, dyes, colorants and ingredients found in many other cosmetic products.
Is Gloves In A Bottle OK for me to use?

  • Yes.

    Gloves In A Bottle does not contain any fragrances, dyes, colorants, dairy or animal products, gluten or any other irritating substances. Gloves In A Bottle has been dermatology tested as hypoallergenic and helps protect against these irritants.