The hair straighteners and wands produce much heat and the heat proof glove is designed to offer protection to the surfaces they are placed on, while the glove is a protective measure to the user of such hair styler equipments.
protects the surfaces from the heat
The gloves is not as effective in extreme heat temperatures
The mat can easily get burn marks when very hot straighteners are placed on it
Generally, if you are going to use hair straighteners you’d better get this too. You wouldn’t like to see your surfaces getting destroyed by the heat from your hair stylers.