Dirty Hair Prevent Lice? You’ve heard that lice like clean hair better than dirty and oily hair. In fact guess what folks? You have another fabulous urban myth about lice on your hands. Furthermore head lice are of the most misunderstood and mysterious parasites of modern times. Because you think you live in a clean, spotless, dirt-free, germ-free world in 2019. In fact, there are lots of tiny microbes that call us home, and head lice are just one of them. Most of the microbes that travel with us all the time are beneficial to us. We have not yet figured out what the benefit of head lice is, but perhaps there is one.
• Meanwhile, clients whom we see at NitWits have sparkling, shiny, ultra-clean hair
• And all of them have healthy cases of head lice.
• So poof, there goes urban myth number 22.
• Yes folks, head lice like whatever hair they can find.
• Especially if it is the hair of an elementary school aged child.
Dirty Hair Prevent Lice? Families with head lice live in clean houses with clean children with clean hair.
So why all the misinformation about head lice? One word sums it up: Stigma. Head Lice still carry a huge stigma (which is outdated and inaccurate). Outdated because the stigma really began with body lice and people living in crowded conditions and extreme poverty. But guess what? Families who get head lice nowadays are not impoverished or living in cramped quarters. Still, the stigma persists and adds yet another layer of stress to families already stressed to the max due to a plethora of inaccurate and conflicting information about head lice on the internet. The solution to head lice is simple. Comb regularly with the OMG Nit-Free Terminator Comb. The best and safest head lice removal treatment available.
Dirty Hair Prevent Lice? Why do so many folks get freaked out about head lice? These pesky little bugs do not carry any disease, but they do carry a huge stigma. The stigma implies that you are a bad mommy who never combs your kids hair and never cleans your house. These are all urban myths. Head Lice is manageable and quite common in 2019. You can handle head lice yourself without the use of pesticides. Pesticides don’t work any more. Or call us if you want help. NitWits, Boston’s Premier Lice Removal Service.
Dirty Hair Prevent Lice? Head lice thrive in clean hair and clean houses. Head lice in the U.S. carry a strong social stigma implying poor parenting and poverty. This stigma is outdated and inappropriate. All of the laundering, cleaning and bagging would only be necessary if your child had Body Lice (genetically distinct from Head Lice). Your child does not have Body Lice.