Tag Archives: pesticide resistance

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 […]

Super Lice Increasing? Get NitWits Peace of Mind!

03 May

Super Lice Increasing.  First of all head lice are now resistant to the most common lice shampoo chemicals are widespread in the US in 2016. Dr. Yoon in his 2016 study looked at head lice samples collected from 48 out of 50 US states and found that head lice have developed genetic resistance to pesticides […]

Body Lice? Feeling itchy? Call NitWits Today & Sleep Tonight!

07 February

Body lice. Head Lice like humans. Lice like our scalps and they like our hair. Head Lice are only able to survive on human scalps, where their entire Life Cycle Head Lice takes place.  Head Lice are “obligate” parasites. Obligate means the parasite is specific to one particular host, and one specific area on that host.  An obligate […]

Lice Picking. The Second Oldest Profession. NitWits Today!

29 January

Lice Picking. It’s 2018 and you just found out your child has head lice. First of all you don’t know anything about head lice. In addition you don’t have enough time in the day to deal with head lice, whatever it is! Lastly your child’s school nurse says your child needs to be rid of […]

Lice Center NitWits to the Rescue. Time to Call the Pros!

25 October

Lice Center. Yes folks you there are exceptionally good professional head lice practitioners in Massachusetts including Boston, Cambridge, Belmont, Arlington, Brookline, Newton and Concord. NitWits is Boston’s #1 Lice Professionals. Why would you want to use this kind of a Lice Removal Service near me?  For one thing you do not have another minute in […]

Lice Transmission Head Touching. NitWits Lice Treatment

02 October

Lice Transmission Head Touching.  First of all the primary means of lice transmission is direct head to head contact. Because direct head to head contact gives lice the opportunity to travel from one warm scalp to the next warm scalp. This is especially significant because lice cannot survive once the temperature drops. For example lice […]

Lice Eggs Pictures. Bust Lice Today! NitWits Best of Boston!

19 September

Lice eggs pictures. Look head lice are manageable.  You can comb out the nits and crash the lice colony. If you don’t want to treat lice at home, call the fabulous gals at NitWits Lice Treatment Boston. Since 2004 Boston’s Go To Lice Professionals NitWits has done one thing and one thing only, head lice. At […]

Hair Nits Lice. Send Us Your Photos!

06 April
Lice Help Today

Hair Nits Lice. I looked in my daughter’s hair today and saw not only lots of little nits, but also bugs, which I am assuming must be lice. If you are seeing lice and nits, your child has most likely had head lice for at least 2-3 months. Horrified? Most parents are. Aside from the yuck factor, […]