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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 […]

Head Lice Prescription Medication. Alternative Lice Treatments.

07 February

Head lice prescription medication.  Head Lice have become resistant to pesticides used in both OTC and Rx Lice Medications. This is has led to recent media talk about Super Lice. What are Super Lice?  Super Lice are head lice that have developed resistance to the available pesticides in lice treatment preparations. Therefore even if parents use […]

5 Common Head Lice Problems. Bust Lice Today

20 December

5 Common Head Lice Problems: Pesticide resistance to head lice Head Lice Stigma Loss of school days for children Loss of work time for parents Failure to remove all nits leading to recurrence of head lice 5 Common Head Lice Problems: Pesticide resistance to head lice. This 2016 study showed that head lice have developed 100% […]

Lice Incubation. Top 3 Head Lice Myths Busted!

28 November

Lice Incubation. First of all Head Lice Stigma creates a great deal of fear in parents. As a result Head Lice are a poorly misunderstood human parasite. In contrast to humans, Primates have their own parasites that are similar to, but genetically different from, human head lice. Baboons engage in something called social grooming which establishes dominance in […]

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 […]

Live Lice Eggs. What’s a Mom to Do? NitWits to the Rescue!

13 November
live lice eggs

Live lice eggs. Parents find themselves head scratching wondering if the specks they see in their child’s hair are actually lice. In addition parents also wonder if the lice eggs they see are live lice eggs or dead lice eggs. Parents ask us at NitWits every day what do nits look like?  First of all […]

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 […]

Itchy Scalp Lice? Get Peace of Mind Now!

22 September

Itchy scalp lice. First of all the majority of people with head lice never experience any itching symptoms . Furthermore the urban myth that itching symptoms is a part of head lice is widespread. The 30 day lice life cycle means that after approximately 3 months some people do have itching symptoms when they’ve contracted head lice. From the […]

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 […]

Back School Head Lice Checks. Ahh…Peace of Mind for Mom!

12 September

Back School Head Lice Checks. Moms can’t sleep at night when they think there might be a lice epidemic in the house. Furthermore powerful head lice stigma falls squarely on the shoulders of Moms. Head Lice stigma implies that you are not a good Mom. In addition Head Lice stigma suggests that you do not […]