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Super Lice After Summer Camp? Get Head Checks for Your Kids.

28 August

Super Lice After Summer Camp?   Mutant Super Lice bothering folks in your neighborhood? August is high season for lice. Between the end of summer camp and the start of school, head lice are at their peak regarding lice infestations of school aged children. According to this published study in the Journal of Entomology  in 42 […]

What Do Head Lice Look Like?

31 July

How to Diagnose Head Lice. What Do Head Lice Look Like? To the naked eye head lice are almost impossible to see. Because the lice, and their eggs, have camouflaging abilities in their outer shells. In addition people with everyday dandruff or hair casts are often misdiagnosed as having lice. Furthermore lice eggs are very […]

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 […]

How do you get rid of lice overnight?

08 July
How do you get rid of lice overnight?

How do you get rid of lice overnight? First of all when you discover lice on your child’s head you want to get rid of it immediately. In fact you want to get rid of it yesterday! And there is a way to make sure your child’s head lice infestation is gone for good. Furthermore […]

How Do You Get Rid of Lice Quickly?

20 June
How Do You Get Rid of Lice Quickly?

How Do You Get Rid of Lice Quickly? Although your are thinking lice shampoo is the best way to treat lice fast, in fact lice shampoo no longer works to kill lice and nits. Therefore you are left scratching your head wondering how you can get rid of lice today. How Do You Get Rid […]

Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets?

19 June
Can Head Lice live on pillows and sheets?

Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets? First of all head lice need to feed every 2-4 hours, and more frequently when they are nymphs. Furthermore the only food head lice can survive on is human blood. And human blood from a human scalp. Scalp skin is different from skin on other parts of […]

Lice Shampoo Frequency

16 June

Lice Shampoo Frequency. First of all head lice eggs are impenetrable, and are therefore  lice shampoos containing chemicals or pesticides have no impact on nits. Then what’s the best way to get out the nits? Especially relevant is that there is only one way to completely remove the nits. And that is to remove the […]

Top 5 Lice Myths 2019

14 June

Top 5 Lice Myths 2019. If you are like most parents you will find yourself running to CVS at midnight to buy lice shampoo. But in fact lice shampoo no longer works to kill head lice. Myth #1 Lice Shampoo Kills Lice Fact #1 Head Lice have developed resistance to the pesticides in lice shampoo. […]

Uptick in Lice Spring 2019

23 April
Uptick in Lice Spring 2019

Uptick in Lice Spring 2019. Wondering why you are seeing more lice cases this spring at your child’s school? It is not an anomaly. In fact head lice cases increase when the warm weather kicks in. Because head lice are able to reproduce more rapidly the warmer the weather is. Hence instead of it taking […]

Hatching Lice Eggs. Am I at Risk For Lice Eggs?

11 April

Hatching Lice Eggs produce lice nymphs. Head lice lay their eggs on human hair within 2 centimeters of the human scalp. In fact Lice incubation takes 7 days. The nits need the heat of the scalp to incubate properly so that they can hatch and become lice. However you are unlikely to ever see a […]