Is Vaseline Illegal for Goalkeeper Gloves?

Recent social media posts showing a professional goalkeeper applying Vaseline to their gloves have sparked discussions about the legality and appropriateness of using such products on goalkeeper gloves. While not “illegal” in any sense, using Vaseline is...

The KEEPER BALM Wrinkle-Effect

Humectants. That’s why they wrinkle. Good quality foam latex is used for goalkeeper gloves because it mimics human skin in many ways. In fact, goalkeeper gloves are like a “2nd skin“ that is intended to protect your hands from high-velocity shots and grip the...

How to remove odor & stink from goalkeeper gloves

How To Remove Odor / Stink from Goalkeeper Gloves There are a half-dozen “remedies” related to removing bad odors from goalkeeper gloves, but there is only 1 true way to do it, but you should understand first, WHY THEY STINK. BACTERIA Bacteria are...

KEEPER BALM makes my gloves oily.

If you’ve been using KEEPER BALM® regularly, and your gloves begin to feel oily, you need to WASH THEM. The palms of your gloves are made of foam latex, which will eventually dry out when minerals from sweat, spit and dirt fill the pores. KEEPER BALM is a...

Vaseline is Bad for Goalkeeper Gloves

You’ve probably heard that Vaseline is used by top-level goalkeepers on their NEW gloves, to improve grip. We’ve heard it too, and it’s true… sort of. Yes, putting Vaseline on your new and older goalkeeper gloves will immediately improve their holding power. In fact,...

Q: What is KEEPER BALM and why do I need it?

KEEPER BALM is a goalkeeper glove conditioner that contains humectants in the form of special oils and waxes that attract moisture to the foam latex, thereby adding exceptional grip. Using it regularly will ensure that your gloves always grip as good as or...