Tag Archives: olive oil

Baby Head Lice Bugging You? Welcome to a Lice-Free World!

27 September
Kill Lice Nits Today

Baby head lice are known as nymphs. Nymphs are delicate and fragile and share several similarities with premature human babies. For example baby head lice nymphs need to maintain a constant body temperature and frequent meals to survive, just like preemies. The ideal lice nymph body temperature mirrors that of the scalp of an elementary […]

Hair Dye Killing Lice? Inquiring Moms Want to Know.

26 April

Hair Dye Killing Lice. Will coloring my hair protect me from head lice? In a word, no. We see lots of Moms at NitWits who color their hair. Let’s remember that nothing does anything to the nits. Hair Dye, pesticide lice shampoos, kerosene, DDT, you name it, nits are impervious to them all. And Head Lice […]

Head lice olive oil. Top 3 lice myths busted!

12 January

Head lice olive oil. Lice Myth #1: All you need is Olive 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 […]

Lice Removal Home Remedies. Sleep Well Tonight!

07 November

Lice Removal Home Remedies. Can I treat my child’s head lice at home? I don’t want to use the OTC lice shampoo that contains pesticides? Yes, you can treat your child at home. It turns out that the OTC lice treatments are no longer effective in eliminating head lice in the USA. Lice Removal Home Remedies. […]

After Lice Treatment. Lice Treatment Boston

25 May

After lice treatment. How to keep lice out of hair.  Have OMG Comb will travel. Yes folks it is time to join The Great American Comb-Out! What is The Great American Comb-Out? The Great American Comb-Out, developed exclusively here in the NitWits lab, has been shown to detect and prevent head lice. Once a month put OMG Head Lice Conditioner Solution […]

Olive Oil Head Lice. You can smother those Lice!

25 April

Olive Oil Head Lice. What with the inability of head lice treatments with pesticides to do the job of eradicating head lice, what choices do parents have in the treatment of head lice in Boston, Massachusetts in 2016? It’s all about the combing, not the lice treatment shampoos, (which don’t work any more). How to comb […]

Home Lice Remedy. Happy Marathon Monday!

19 April

Home Lice Remedy. Yes folks you can treat lice at home and it barely has to cost you anything. First off, do not, I repeat, do not run to CVS and buy the lice stuff there. All of the commercial OTC pesticide lice shampoos and other lice stuff you can get at CVS doesn’t work? […]

Lice Olive Oil Boston’s Best Lice Service

21 March

Lice Olive Oil. Why do we like olive oil as a treatment for head lice? Because lice breathe through little tiny tubes that allow the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. The little  tubes are called tubules and are in the exterior shell of the head louse and they are known as spiracles. The louse can […]

Head Lice Clinic. Nitwits. Sleep like a baby tonight!

08 March

Head Lice Clinic. Welcome to a Lice-Free World! In our wonderful Lice Clinic in Belmont will make sure that you and your family are lice-free! Each one of our head lice practitioners has over 1,000 hours experience treating clients with head lice just like you. When you have head lice you want Boston’s Premier Lice […]

Using Olive Oil to Treat Head Lice at Home: A Definitive Guide

19 January
How to keep lice out of hair

Over the past few years, we have published many “home remedy” posts about using olive oil to treat and kill head lice. Nevertheless, people still seems to have questions. So we are using this post to pull all of the pertinent information together in one post—consider it our definitive guide to treating lice at home with […]