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The 16 Best Warm Women’s Gloves and Mittens to Keep Hands Toasty All Winter

Cold hands? Not anymore. With these warm gloves and mittens you can stay toasty all winter long.

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Warm gloves and mittens—just like those cozy winter coats, sweaters, boots, and scarves—are winter essentials. The right ones will keep your hands snug and comfy so you can get outside even on the most frigid days. There are many different types of gloves for women, from fashionable leather, wool, and cashmere to performance fabrics designed for staying active despite the cold. We’ve found pairs to meet your every winter need, whether you’re heading down the slopes or just to the grocery store. And when you get back indoors, you can trade in your warm gloves for throw blankets, loungewear, warm socks, and slippers for women.

How we chose the best warm gloves and mittens

To find the best warm gloves and mittens, we researched the most popular categories and then read hundreds of reviews to find out which ones real women were loving. Here are our choices for the best gloves and mittens for women, hands down. If you need something even warmer, check out heated gloves.

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UGG Genuine Shearling Lined Mittens

Best overall mittens

These super cozy mittens will do for your hands what UGG boots do for your feet—keep them snug as a bug in a rug. Lined with plush shearling, the soft leather is trimmed with faux fur for a trio of textures. Maybe it should be called SNUGG. Get a pair as a gift for your best friend, too.

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Achiou Touch Screen Winter Gloves

Best gloves for texting

This #1 Amazon Best Seller has more than 21,000 five-star reviews praising the fact that they allow you to text away without having to take your gloves off. They also feature silicone palm grippers to keep your phone from slipping. The knit fabric has a snug fit for warmth but enough stretch for comfort. Available in a dozen colors, these gloves will keep you cozy—and connected.

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Eddie Bauer Powder Search Touchscreen Mittens

Best mittens for texting

With their waterproof shell and Thermafill insulation, these mittens are ready for the coldest days but are equipped with conductive material on the thumb to easily operate any touchscreen. Polyurethane palms help you get a grip so you can text to your favorite digits while keeping your own digits warm.

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Vermont Gloves Lined Deerskin Leather Gloves

Best leather gloves

Made from premium deerskin leather, which conforms best to your hands for a snug fit, these buttery soft gloves are sleek yet durable. They’re polyester lined for added warmth and are lightweight enough to wear while you’re driving.

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NasreensCo Nappa Leather Mittens

Best leather mittens

These stylish mittens are handmade from Italian Nappa leather, giving them a unique suppleness and richness. Fleece-lined with an adjustable wrist strap to keep in the coziness, their good looks are matched with practicality so they’re also warm and toasty.

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L.L. Bean Mountain Classic Fleece Gloves

Best fleece gloves

Made from anti-pill and wind-resistant fleece, these lightweight gloves provide warmth without bulk. The palm insert makes it easy to hold on to your keys or a leash, and they can be thrown in the washer and dryer. Available in three colors.

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Mimsi Double Layer Fleece Mittens

Best fleece mittens

These handmade mittens offer a double dose of fleece for extra warmth and softness, and they come in a rainbow of colors and prints. The elastic in the wrist ensures your hands stay cocooned in all the fabulous fleece.

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Hobbs London Wool Gloves

Best wool gloves

Because of its abilities to hold in heat, stay dry, and resist mold and mildew, wool is a winter favorite and these gloves feature it in all its natural glory, unlined and cozy. The rib-knit cuffs add some interesting detail and keep the cold out. The gloves come in navy and neutral to go with pretty much anything.

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Chloe Wool Mittens

Best wool mittens

There’s nothing like a handmade pair of wool mittens to give you the warm and fuzzies, and this pair is handmade in Nepal, honoring fair trade practices. Blooming with red embroidered flowers, they’re bright and cheery and really stand out in the snow.

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Carhatt Quilts Insulated Breathable Glove with Waterproof Wicking Insert

Best insulated gloves

With more than 2,100 five-star reviews written by cold-weather users from New Hampshire to Minnesota to Michigan, these gloves are all but guaranteed to keep your hands toasty. Carhatt has been making outdoor gear for 130 years and has pumped up the internal warmth here with a microfiber lining and Dry-Max waterproof inset. The outside features channel quilting, a stretchy fleece cuff, and a hook and loop closure. Choose from four colors—one for each member of the family.

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Ozero Thinsulate Convertible Mittens

Best insulated mittens

Doing double duty, these polar fleece mittens easily convert to fingerless gloves if you need to send a quick text or open a plastic bag when walking your dog. Either way, the Thinsulate lining will keep the heat in and the freezing cold out. Warm and well-priced, the mittens come only in black but, lightweight and windproof, they’re anything but basic.

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L.L. Bean Heritage Wool Windproof Mittens

Best knit mittens

With a classic cable knit design, these soft-as-snow mittens have timeless style. They’re made of lambswool and nylon and are lined with a windproof GORE WINDSTOPPER insert for exceptional warmth. They come in three colors and are the grown-up version of your favorite childhood mittens.

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Hestra Army Leather Heli Ski Gloves

Best ski gloves

Designed to keep your hands warm even in the harshest conditions, these performance gloves are ideal for all snow sports. They’re made of 100% polyamide, which is durable and absorbent, and are windproof, waterproof, and breathable. They also have a leather palm panel, a pre-curved grip designed to mimic the hand’s natural resting position, and an elastic wrist with Snow Lock and hook-and-loop closure. Oh, and they also feature a nose wipe at the thumb. They’re kind of the Black Diamond of ski gloves.

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TRUCK Gloves Pro Mitten

Best ski mittens

You can hit the slopes in style with TRUCK’s warmest ski and snowboarding mittens. There are so many layers of coziness between the rich leather tops and bottoms and your hands, including generous helpings of Thinsulate, polar fleece, and polyfill. The mittens feature a universal under/over-the-jacket cuff design, reversed suede palm reinforcement, and, not to be undervalued, a suede leather nose wipe.

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The North Face Etip Recycled Gloves

Best gloves for running

A favorite of runners, these slim gloves let you stay on track despite the cold. Made of recycled polyester and four-way stretch fleece, they feature a silicone palm for a superior grip as well as five-finger touchscreen capability so you can track your progress while staying warm.

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WhitePaws RunMitts Wind & Water Resistant Mittens

Best mittens for running

These innovative mittens check off all the boxes for runners. Lightweight, they’re made with wind- and water-resistant soft-shell fleece, they’re convertible so you can push them down to your wrists when you no longer need them, they’re touch-screen compatible, and they even have pockets for heat packets if you want extra warmth.

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Lois Alter Mark
Lois Alter Mark is an award-winning travel, lifestyle, shopping and entertainment writer for Reader's Digest, Forbes and USA Today 10Best. Her work has taken her to all seven continents and introduced her to new people, food and—her latest obsession—pickleball! An avid cruiser, she loves introducing readers to the joys of travel.