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Hair Casts vs Head Lice. How to tell the Difference.

03 October
Hair Casts vs Head Lice. How to tell the Difference.

Hair Casts vs Head Lice. How to tell the Difference. First of all the fail-safe way to tell the difference between a nit and a hair cast, is that hair casts are friable, or easily crumbled, when you crush them between your fingers.  Furthermore you could never crush a nit, as lice nits have a […]

Lice Nits vs Dandruff Images Know The Difference

28 May
Lice Nits vs Dandruff Images

Lice Nits vs Dandruff Images. First of all to tell if you have lice, nits, or dandruff you must determine whether lice have laid nits on the hair. Head lice lay tiny eggs on the hair shaft called nits that are difficult to remove. If you see something in the hair that you are not […]

Hair Lice Nits. Do you know what they look like?

01 July
Head Lice Incubation

Hair Lice Nits. Yes folks there are plenty of lice and nits around the Boston area this summer. Do you know what they look like? Nits look like little sesame seeds. Nits are always the same size and shape and are always laid within 1/8th of an inch from the scalp. So if you see […]