I think I actually squealed when I came across Happy Hands UV gloves. A lifelong hand-protector who has preached far and wide on the need to keep those dainty nubbins of yours protected from the elements, I regularly shield my hands from the sun by either spraying them with a coating of 1-Million SPF (no, I don’t think that actually exists, but you get the idea) or wearing gloves.
Little white gloves, garden gloves…anything I can get my hands on.
Being an LA-er, I spend a higher-than-average number of hours driving. Which means my hands face the direct sunlight a lot. Hands should remain as lovely as possible–for as long as possible. Baking them in the sun does not help you in that endeavor.
Back to Happy Hands.
Verdict: Excelente! Excellent!
Why: These are lightweight gloves that are ideal for driving because the fabric is coated with a UV ray inhibitor. They also can be used to shield your hands while they are exposed to artificial UV rays while getting a manicure.
They rock. I wear them nearly all the time when driving. Among their many virtues, they are…
- Lightweight, so your hands stay cool
- Easy on, easy off. They slip on and off, and can be tucked away in the glove box or in a little purse, like so…
- They are yellow, but not glaringly so. In other words, they don’t stand out as much as wearing gloves. That’s nice. Here are Happy Hands sun gloves in action:
Where to Buy
They retail for about $6.99 and Happy Hands can be purchased online. Link: http://www.shophappyproducts.com/#!list-of-retailers/cxz6
You can also shoot the Happy Hands people an email at email@example.com to find out if they are sold at a nearby retailer, spa or nail salon in your neck of the woods.