Category Archives: Head Lice news

// Warning issued to keep head lice treatments away from naked flames

Posted in Chemically clearing lice, Head Lice news

An article on Boots WebMD has stated that a warning has been issued to keep head lice treatments away from naked flames because of concerns they could ignite and set fire to hair due to the chemicals used in the products. … Continue reading

// “I’ve had nits for three years!” Susannah Constantine visits the Hairforce to finally get rid of lice and nits

Posted in Head Lice news, The Hairforce in the news

Photo Susannah Constantine fought an infestation for 3 years, tried every product, ended up with us and we’ve shut down the infestation for her.  She was so pleased with The Hairforce that she wanted to write about her experience with … Continue reading

// The Hairforce in The Saturday Times

Posted in Head Lice news, The Hairforce in the news

The Hairforce was recently featured in a Saturday Times article (click the image for full size) explaining how moms and dads are busier than ever, often with each in demanding job roles. The article goes on to explain how parents … Continue reading

// Don’t want pesticides in your food? Don’t use them on your head either.

Posted in Head Lice news, Non-chemical removal, The Hairforce in the news

News Shopper spoke to our South East London and Bromley Hairforce branch Lice Assasins Sarah Marcou and Heather Leveton on why we think natural lice removal is the safest and most effective. The article discusses how people are more careful … Continue reading

// Avoid Collecting More than Candy This Halloween

Posted in Head Lice news

With Halloween comes costumes, and with costumes comes many people trying them on, some of which may have head lice. According to reports, doctors see an increase in cases of head lice at this time of year, partly down to … Continue reading

// Your Children’s phones and tablets may help spread lice

Posted in Head Lice news

A small new study from Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust found that kids who played on tablets and mobile phones were likely to have had and spread head lice. Data on 202 children was collected, and of these 45% were … Continue reading

// Talking Lice with Vanessa Feltz on the Radio

Posted in Head Lice news

On Monday 26th September Vanessa Feltz had The Hairforce – Lice Assassins on her breakfast show at 7.50 am discussing Lily Allen and her daughter’s outbreak of head lice she posted on Instagram!  Vanessa was interested in our opinion about … Continue reading

// Head Lice Are A Risk To Your Health

Posted in Head Lice news, Nits and lice

The significance of Head Lice as a health issue has for some time been pigeon-holed by the Department of Health and Education, as a minor issue. However their thinking ignores some significant facts concerning Head Lice: They are blood suckers … Continue reading

// Heavy Infestations Make Your Child’s Life a Living Hell

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Head Lice news, Nits and lice

At The Hairforce – Lice Assassins we understand that a heavy infestation is overwhelming for you as a parent. Nits (the eggs) build up and so there is a lot of back log to be cleared out, consisting of lots … Continue reading

// Head Lice Can Affect Your Child’s Happiness

Posted in Head Lice news, Nits and lice

Research from the USA has identified that amongst 7-11 year olds having head lice was seen by the individual child as a ‘symbolic failure’, associated with (real and imagined) ridicule and blame from peers. There was a strong association of … Continue reading