Often used in food service, cut-resistant gloves are usually made from Spectra fiber—a material used in bulletproof vests—so you know it’s legit. Even the most expensive cutting gloves are a whole lot cheaper than a trip to the emergency room to fix mandoline-mangled fingers. I can report a feeling of invincibility that sometimes comes over you when you’re using a cutting glove. Our favorite cut-resistant glovesDEX FIT Level 5 Cut Resistant Gloves $12 at AmazonWhen buying a good cut-resistant glove, look for one with a tight weave. Unlike other cut-resistant gloves on the market, these gloves also have a nitrile coating on the palms and fingers, which makes them slip resistant even when they’re wet.