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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 […]

Help Kid Head Lice. Return Moms to Sanity.

11 September

Help Kid Head Lice. Feel like you have lost your mind over this head lice situation? Has your child had lice for weeks on end? Head lice help is within reach. According to the CDC “Students diagnosed with live head lice do not need to be sent home early from school”  . Especially relevant the National Association […]

Home Remedies Head Lice. Sleep Like a Baby Tonight!

05 September

Home Remedies Head Lice. Spiracles is the name of the breathing tubes that lice breath through. The breathing tubes exchange the gases oxygen and carbon dioxide. These spiracles can be found in the outer shell of a louse. Furthermore you can make it more difficult for lice to breathe by clogging their breathing tubes. OMG Conditioner Solution is […]

Live Lice Look Like Bugs. Learn More at NitWits Today!

24 August

Live Lice Look Like. Yes folks there are plenty of live lice and nits around the Boston area this summer. Also do you know what they look like? First of all nits look like little sesame seeds. In addition nits are always the same size and shape and are always laid within 1/8th of an […]