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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 […]

Long lice live? Get Lice Peace of Mind Today!

25 September

Long lice live? First of all lice live 30 days. During those 30 days lice have the time they need to produce 6 eggs each day.  Also the female louse glues each egg to the hair shaft with “lice superglue”. Hence the eggs are very difficult to remove from the hair shaft. In addition most […]

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 […]

Clean Hair Lice Myths Busted by NitWits. Call today.

18 September

Clean Hair Lice.  Do head lice like clean hair? I have heard lice like clean hair better than dirty and oily hair. Lice clean hair or dirty is one of the questions we get asked most often in our NitWits offices. People think that lice like clean hair more than dirty hair. Guess what folks? 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 […]

Signs Lice is in Your Hair. Call the Pros – NitWits!

16 August

Top 3 signs lice is in your hair. 1. Itching? 2. Visible bugs? 3. Visible eggs? Actually none of the above. There are no symptoms when you have an early case of head lice. And the lice like it that way. Most noteworthy, lice can’t afford to be detected when they are setting up a […]

Head lice incubation period. End your lice nightmare now!

11 August

Head lice incubation period. First of all Head Lice Stigma creates a great deal of fear in parents. As a result Head Lice are a poorly misunderstood human parasite. In contrast to humans, Primates have their own parasites that are similar to, but genetically different from, human head lice. Baboons engage in something called social grooming which establishes […]

Home Treatment Lice. NitWits to the Rescue!

09 August

Home Treatment Lice . Your child will be exposed to head lice many times between the ages of 2-15 and schools are not a high risk area for head lice transmission. Your child is more likely to contract head lice at a family party, playdate or sleepover, than at school. Do not get freaked out about head lice […]

Lice Check Needed Stat! Today @NitWits. Learn More.

26 May

Lice Check Needed Stat! Yes folks when you discover you have caught head lice you want it over with yesterday. In order to regain a sense of sanity and happiness you need a NitWits appointment immediately. That is exactly what NitWits is set up for. Lice is all we do, and we do it particularly […]