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Lice Bugs Bugging You Can’t Sleep Anymore

10 September

Lice Bugs Bugging you? Did you know that Humans share their homes with hundreds of species of flies, spiders, beetles, lice and other arthropods? This US  study reports that there were more than 100 species of arthropods per house. “Basically, we are all are living with lice” said Michelle Trautwein, an entomologist at the California Academy of Sciences .  Although she […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

27 September
Kill Lice Nits Today

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 […]

Lice Technicians Ready. Boston’s Best #1 Lice Professionals

13 September

Lice Technicians Ready and at your service. Yes folks since 2004, NitWits has been Boston’s Go To Lice Professionals. Admired for our high level of professionalism and rigor, parents in the know come to NitWits for their head lice needs. Lice Technicians Ready. Yes folks yet another urban myth about head lice. In fact we […]

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 […]

Home Remedy Lice. NitWits Best Peace of Mind Available!

04 September

Home remedy lice.  According to recent reports, head lice are now resistant to chemical treatments in 48 of the United States.  Therefore no matter how many times you lice shampoo, you will still have an active case of lice.  This means that a new “super strain” of treatment-resistant lice is no longer remedied with traditional drug-store treatment […]

Lice Comb Confusion. Which one works best?

18 August

Lice Comb.  If my daughter swims in a chlorine pool every day does that protect her from catching head lice? Actually no, chlorine pools do not serve as a head lice treatment or preventative because Head Lice are waterproof and their eggs are also waterproof.  Consequently the best head lice removal treatment involves mechanical removal of […]

Head Bugs or Bed Bugs. Which do you Have?

17 August
Medication Prescription Lice

Head Bugs or Bed Bugs that is the question. Many parents spend tremendous effort and time on trying to sanitize their homes. However, all of the vacuuming and laundering would only be necessary if you had Bed Bugs in your house. If your child has head lice it is a totally different story! You can […]