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How Long Can Lice Live on a Couch?

25 June
How Long Can Lice Live on a Couch?

How Long Can Lice Live on a Couch? First of all head lice never choose to travel to an inanimate object such as a couch, carpet or linens. Because head lice need to stay on the human scalp for their entire lifecycle. Furthermore head lice need a blood meal every 2-4 hours. Therefore without access […]

Head Lice Look Like Sesame Seeds. What’s a Mom to do?

27 August
Head Lice Look Like Sesame Seeds

Head Lice Look Like Sesame Seeds. First of all head lice are nearly impossible to see while they are still alive. In addition their eggs are also difficult to detect. Therefore parents are often completely taken by surprise when they discover their child has head lice. In addition having a head lice diagnosis can be extremely […]

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 […]

Rid Nits from Your Life. NitWits is Here For You!

16 October

Rid nits for once and for all from you family. Wondering about signs of lice in hair? Not sure if you are checking lice correctly? How exactly does a stressed out parent find lice eggs in hair? Rid nits. Did you know that Humans share their homes with hundreds of species of flies, spiders, beetles, lice and other arthropods? […]

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 […]

Head Lice Bites Got you down? NitWits to the Rescue

15 September

Head lice bites. Have you recently noticed a rash on the back of your child’s neck? Do you wonder if the red spots are insect bites? Contrary to popular belief, when your kids have head lice you cannot see the lice bites. After a couple of months of head lice, your child may develop a […]

Back School Head Lice Checks. Ahh…Peace of Mind for Mom!

12 September

Back School Head Lice Checks. Moms can’t sleep at night when they think there might be a lice epidemic in the house. Furthermore powerful head lice stigma falls squarely on the shoulders of Moms. Head Lice stigma implies that you are not a good Mom. In addition Head Lice stigma suggests that you do not […]

Definitive Lice Treatment Guide [New Data]

09 September

Definitive Lice Treatment Guide. New research has shown that 98% of the head lice are now resistant to over the counter head lice treatments in North America.    How then can you deter head lice and make your child’s scalp not attractive to the ubiquitous head lice in schools? Definitive lice treatment guide Do head lice cause any […]

Removing nits hair nightmare. Get help today!

07 September

Removing nits hair nightmare. Yes folks, you can do this. You can treat Head lice hair it is manageable. Stop doing laundry, stop vacuuming, relax, pour yourself a glass of wine. White Glove service is available at Boston’s Premier Lice Treatment Service. Lice Treatment Boston at NitWits has been voted Best of Boston 14 years […]

Causes head lice. Are you treating Lice Properly?

03 September

Causes head lice. First of all thanks to the growing resistance to pesticides, head lice are now stronger than ever. In addition parents worry constantly that elementary school exposes their child to head lice. Furthermore the beginning of the school year means kids are bringing lice from summer camp to school. Causes head lice. When […]