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Can your Freezer Kill Lice?

14 October

Can your Freezer Kill Lice? Yes 100%! You can take your headbands, bows, elastics, combs and brushes and put them in the freezer overnight to kill anything related to head lice. First of all place all items in a zip-loc bag. Next put the zip-loc bag in the freezer overnight. Finally, pour yourself a glass […]

The Harm of Popular Lice Treatments

09 January

The Harm of Popular Lice Treatments. New research suggests  exposure to a widely used lice insecticide may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease and early death. Pyrethrin and its synthetic derivatives are used in lice shampoos. They are absorbed by the body and then metabolized and excreted in urine. Thus, when you apply lice treatments […]

Winter Head Lice. What Every Parent Needs to Know.

03 December

Winter Head Lice. Is it possible to get lice in the winter? While it is true that head lice do not like cold weather, head lice are, in fact, present 12 months of the year. Even during a chilly New England winter, head lice are spreading successfully amongst elementary school aged children. And some of […]

How do you check yourself for lice?

10 July

How do you check yourself for lice? Good News! You can easily check yourself for lice at home! All you need is a good metal nit comb and some hair conditioner. Your Peace of Mind is Worth it! How do you check yourself for lice? First of all it is easy to check yourself for […]

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 […]

Hair Coloring Head Lice. Find Out if You Have Lice Now.

29 March
When Should You Repeat Lice Shampoo?

Hair Coloring Head Lice. Do you color your hair? Are you wondering if this protects you against head lice? In fact the only way hair coloring could kill a head louse would be if you only had one louse on your scalp. This would be a pregnant female louse looking to start laying eggs. If […]

Best Lice Treatment Options for Parents (updated for Winter of 2019)

13 February
Best Lice Treatment Options for Parents

Best Lice Treatment Options for Parents. Best Lice Treatment Options for Parents. You wouldn’t put just any chemicals on your child’s head without getting assurance that they are effective and safe, right? I imagine you’d probably even get recommendations from other parents who’ve dealt with head lice before. Best Lice Treatment Options for Parents. That’s […]

Hair Nits Removal Boston. NitWits has your back!

24 October

Hair Nits Removal Boston. Which one is the best lice comb? First of all the OMG Lice Comb does it all and saves you time and headaches.The best Lice Comb on the Market to use is the OMG Nit-Free Terminator Comb. in addition the OMG Nit-Free Terminator Comb’s specially designed teeth, strip the lice eggs […]

Human Head Lice Diagnosis Still Very Elusive

25 September

Human Head Lice Diagnosis. What kinds of lice can humans get? Can dogs and cats get head lice? Can Dogs and Cats spread lice? First of all Head lice can only live on the human scalp and are not interested in anything off of a human scalp. Furthermore you will not find hair lice eggs […]

Check Lice Today. Not Sure if Your Child Has Lice? NitWits!

17 September

Check Lice Today.  We often hear “Why is it so hard to tell if my child has lice?”. First of all Head Lice have had centuries to develop excellent camouflage. Secondly Lice have also developed ways to camouflage their eggs.  Parents tell us: “The School Nurse won’t let my child back in school if she has nits.”.  What’s […]