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Lice Treatment Options. Fast Facts Parent Need to Know.

01 October

Lice Treatment Options. Stress and confusion are often the first reactions parents have when they learn lice is going around their child’s daycare or school. In fact, most parents race to purchase lice shampoo right away. However what parents don’t know is that head lice are not affected by the majority of lice shampoos on […]

Head Lice Neem Oil. Top 3 Lice Myths Busted! Yippee!

19 July

Head Lice Neem Oil. Lice Myth #1: All you need is Neem Oil. Well, not exactly. First of all lice breathe through little tiny tubes that allow the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Secondly these little tubes, or tubules, are in the exterior shell of the head louse and they are called spiracles. Lastly Lice […]

Cure Lice Home Remedy OMG Lice Protocol

24 April

Cure lice home remedy. Head Lice have become resistant to the available pesticides in commonly used lice treatments. What’s a Parent to do? In an Italian study it was shown that head lice did not like Tea Tree Oil. Tea tree oil in relationship to lice had a repellent characteristic. The same study indicated that tea oil […]

Head Lice Cycle Bugging You? Get Answers Fast at NitWits.

18 April

Head lice cycle. Do I have head lice is the first thing parents think of at 3am when they awaken with an itchy scalp.  First of all itching is not a common symptom of head lice. Because you need to have had lice for at least 3 months before you might possibly itch. In addition, […]

Head Lice Adults. Can you get head lice over age 16?

16 February

Head Lice Adults. Children are ten times more likely to contract Head Lice than adults. What makes head lice more attracted to kids than adults?  First of all, head lice are very sensitive to temperature, light and humidity. Children happen to have warm scalps. In fact kid’s scalps are slightly warmer than adult’s scalps and this draws the lice […]

Head Lice Look Like Dandruff? Top 3 Lice Myths

12 October

Head lice look like dandruff? Top 3 lice myths. Lice Myth #1 Lice only like clean hair. In fact we see kids with lice with clean hair, dirty hair, hair that gets washed once a day and hair that gets washed once a month! First of all Head lice are happy in any and all […]

Cure Head Lice. Become Lice-Free With NitWits

08 October

Cure head lice. Super Lice are more prevalent than first thought. In a study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology pesticide resistant head lice have been found to be much more widespread  in the US than previously thought. Super Lice are lice that are resistant to the pyrethrin and pyrethroid pesticides in OTC head […]

Lice Eggs Hatching Got You Scratching? Call NitWits!

04 October

Lice eggs hatching. According to recent reports, head lice are now resistant to chemical treatments in 48 out of 50 states tested, including Massachusetts. The new Super Lice are treatment-resistant leaving parents scratching their heads wondering what options they have left. With these reports comes stress for parents whose children are affected. First, the good news: there are still easy […]

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 […]

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 […]