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When Should You Repeat Lice Shampoo?

16 January

When Should You Repeat Lice Shampoo? There is a lot of confusion in 2020 about how to treat lice. First of all most parents feel deeply stressed upon learning that their children have head lice. This leads many parents to use pesticide lice shampoo to treat lice. However the latest data indicates that lice shampoos […]

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 […]

Head Lice Love Thanksgiving!

23 November

Head Lice Love Thanksgiving! And not just because Turkeys have their own lice! In fact your kids getting together with your cousin’s kids and your friend’s kids presents the optimal situation for head lice transmission. Because all of that hugging and cuddling and jumping around on couches is good for lice. In addition the kids […]

Do Lice Jump? Myths About Lice You Need to Know.

14 October

Do Lice Jump? Do you worry about head lice jumping from other children onto your child? What about lice transmission via bike helmets or baseball helmets? In fact you can relax when your child shares hats, helmets or costumes. Because head lice are not transmitted by hats, helmets or costumes.  Head lice are only transmitted […]

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 […]

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 […]

Overnight Freezer Lice Kill Method

24 May
Lice Bites On Back of Neck

Overnight Freezer Lice Kill Method. Yes Dorothy 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 ziploc bag. Next put the ziploc bag in the freezer overnight. Finally, pour yourself a big […]

Lice Home Remedy

01 May

Lice Home Remedy.  First of all head Lice no longer respond to available chemical and pesticide lice treatments. Because head lice have become resistant to pesticide lice treatments. Furthermore this has created a lot of recent media hype and many urban myths surrounding the term “Super Lice”.  Super lice are simply lice that have adapted […]

Top 3 Lice Treatment Myths. Get Peace of Mind Now!

22 April

Top 3 Lice Treatment Myths. First of all you have Lice and you are not happy about it! This morning at 2:00AM you felt something crawling on your scalp. Then you went to the bathroom to see what was going on. Next you took a comb and started combing your hair over the sink and […]

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 […]