Can Head Lice Jump on Halloween? Should parents worry about head lice and Halloween costumes? Your family can enjoy trick or treating, and even sharing of costumes, without concern about head lice spreading. Why? Because head lice are not transmitted by hats or costumes or clothing. Head lice are only transmitted via direct head-to-head contact. Why are head lice thriving in 2015? Because effective head lice removal treatment is rarely utilized by parents. Pesticide shampoos are no longer effective.
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Can Head Lice Jump on Halloween? Let’s take a look at the photo below and compare head lice with other insects that jump. Can you see what is different about the other 3 bugs in the photo? That’s right, the other 3 bugs all have hind legs designed for jumping . Head Lice do not have hind legs. Lice only have 6 front legs that are designed for crawling, and they are only designed for crawling on the hair shaft. Once a louse gets off a human scalp, that louse will not be able to move around very well, and that louse will not be able to jump.