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Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets?

19 June
Can Head Lice live on pillows and sheets?

Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets? First of all head lice need to feed every 2-4 hours, and more frequently when they are nymphs. Furthermore the only food head lice can survive on is human blood. And human blood from a human scalp. Scalp skin is different from skin on other parts of […]

Lice Peace of Mind Today! Sleep Like a Baby Tonight!

16 May

Lice Peace of Mind Today. Head Lice! The words alone get most people scratching their heads. First of all let’s admit it, lice carry a certain “yuck factor” that makes us not want to think about them. Suddenly your Peace of Mind starts slipping away and you feel itchy all over. Yet herein lies the […]

Lice School Vacation Week. Get your NitWits Peace of Mind today!

16 April
Lice Love School Vacation Week

Lice School Vacation Week.  Our latest parent story “Yes, we were invited to go to Florida during school vacation week with my sister’s family. My sister’s kids had lice and guess what? My kids ended up getting head lice from their cousins.  The sun and swimming were fabulous, but I was furious at my sister […]

Nit picking service. Time to call the Pros NitWits

06 March

Nit picking service. Head Lice like humans. Lice like our scalps and they like our hair. Head Lice are only able to survive on human scalps where their entire life cycle, including lice bites, takes place.  Head Lice are an “obligate” parasite.  Obligate means the parasite is specific to one particular host, and one specific area on that host. […]

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 Transmission Happens. Get a head check today!

08 February

Lice Transmission Happens. where do lice come from The only method of head lice transmission is direct head to head contact. Lice are not viable off a human scalp. So you can stop vacuuming, stop doing laundry, relax and take a deep breath. Simply focus your efforts on where the lice really are, on your child’s scalp. Lice […]

Treatments Lice That Work. OMG Comb #1 Lice Comb

09 January

Treatments Lice. How do you get headlice? First of all the primary means of lice transmission is direct head to head contact. Because direct head to head contact gives lice the opportunity to travel from one warm scalp to the next warm scalp. This is especially significant because lice cannot survive once the temperature drops. For […]

Louse Hair Means a Bad Hair Day! Call NitWits for Peace of Mind.

02 November

Louse hair worries? Yes folks when you find what you think are nit eggs in your child’s hair at 3:00AM it can truly be a shock. All of a sudden you start to wonder how does lice spread? Does this mean we have a lice infestation in our house? First of all you google the […]

Head Lice 101 Top 3 Lice Myths Busted By NitWits

14 October

Head Lice 101. Top 3 Lice Myths. 1. Lice Jump 2. Lice Like Clean Hair 3. You can get Lice from a Couch.  Actually none of these lice myths are true. 1. Do Lice Jump? No lice do not have hind legs and therefore cannot jump. 2. Do lice like clean hair? Actually lice don’t […]

Lice Transmission Head Touching. NitWits Lice Treatment

02 October

Lice Transmission Head Touching.  First of all the primary means of lice transmission is direct head to head contact. Because direct head to head contact gives lice the opportunity to travel from one warm scalp to the next warm scalp. This is especially significant because lice cannot survive once the temperature drops. For example lice […]