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Lice vs Dandruff. Do you have the facts? Call NitWits Today!

07 May

Lice vs Dandruff. Top 3 lice myths. Lice Myth #1 Lice only like clean hair. In fact we see kids with lice with clean hair, dirty hair, hair that gets washed once a day and hair that gets washed once a month! First of all Head lice are happy in any and all heads. Also […]

5 Common Head Lice Problems. Bust Lice Today

20 December

5 Common Head Lice Problems: Pesticide resistance to head lice Head Lice Stigma Loss of school days for children Loss of work time for parents Failure to remove all nits leading to recurrence of head lice 5 Common Head Lice Problems: Pesticide resistance to head lice. This 2016 study showed that head lice have developed 100% […]

Lice Nits Eggs Super Lice Now in 48 of 50 States

04 May

Lice Nits Eggs Super Lice are more prevalent than first thought. In a study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology pesticide resistant head lice have been found to be much more widespread  in the US than previously thought. Super Lice are defined as lice that have developed resistance to the pyrethrin and pyrethroid pesticides […]

Lice Like Clean Hair. You’ll love NitWits!

25 February

Lice Like Clean Hair. Yes folks yet another urban myth about head lice. In fact we see kids with lice with clean hair, dirty hair, hair that gets washed once a day and hair that gets washed once a month! Head lice are happy in any and all heads. Lice don’t care if you hair […]

Lice Children’s Hair. Help is just a text away at NitWits!

24 January
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Lice children’s hair. Louse in hair emergency alert! It is 11pm at night and you think you might have found a bug in your child’s hair. Could it be head lice? First of all Head Lice identification is the first step in learning that your family has head lice infestation. Then It comes as a […]

Head Lice Look Like Dandruff? Top 3 Lice Myths

12 October

Head lice look like dandruff? Top 3 lice myths. Lice Myth #1 Lice only like clean hair. In fact we see kids with lice with clean hair, dirty hair, hair that gets washed once a day and hair that gets washed once a month! First of all Head lice are happy in any and all […]

Nits Lice Infestation Get Peace of Mind Today NitWits!

03 October

Nits lice infestation. Do head lice cause any kind of infections or infectious diseases? Actually no, head lice do not transmit or spread any diseases or health problems of any kind. So why do head lice have such a bad reputation? Because people confuse head lice body lice. Body lice are different from head lice, but […]

Baby Head Lice Bugging You? Welcome to a Lice-Free World!

27 September
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Baby head lice are known as nymphs. Nymphs are delicate and fragile and share several similarities with premature human babies. For example baby head lice nymphs need to maintain a constant body temperature and frequent meals to survive, just like preemies. The ideal lice nymph body temperature mirrors that of the scalp of an elementary […]

Itchy Scalp Lice? Get Peace of Mind Now!

22 September

Itchy scalp lice. First of all the majority of people with head lice never experience any itching symptoms . Furthermore the urban myth that itching symptoms is a part of head lice is widespread. The 30 day lice life cycle means that after approximately 3 months some people do have itching symptoms when they’ve contracted head lice. From the […]

Lice Eggs Pictures. Bust Lice Today! NitWits Best of Boston!

19 September

Lice eggs pictures. Look head lice are manageable.  You can comb out the nits and crash the lice colony. If you don’t want to treat lice at home, call the fabulous gals at NitWits Lice Treatment Boston. Since 2004 Boston’s Go To Lice Professionals NitWits has done one thing and one thing only, head lice. At […]