Category Archives: Lice removal myths

// Can you get rid of nits using vinegar? Reviewing the popular home remedies for head lice.

Posted in FAQ, Lice removal myths

We get asked a lot about home remedies for lice and nits. We understand why – it would be much easier if there was something in your kitchen cupboards that could beat the itchy enemies quickly and cheaply. Some of … Continue reading

// Recent Evidence Proves Head Lice Products Do Not Work – and Your Consumer Interests are Not Being Protected

Posted in Chemically clearing lice, Lice removal myths

In February 2015 a significant report was published on the effectiveness of 21 head lice products in France – many of these products are also available in the UK. The study ran from 2008 to 2012 and concluded that the … Continue reading

// Tea Tree : An Effective Way to Eliminate Head Lice?

Posted in Lice removal myths, Non-chemical removal

There is absolutely no scientific evidence that tea tree kills head lice. No studies have been done to verify this. Tea tree is a natural disinfectant, and because head lice carry a lot of bacteria it is useful for that. … Continue reading

// Can You Use Heat to Kill Nits?

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Lice removal myths

We use a very specialist machine to dehydrate the nits – the eggs – with very controlled heated air. This machine is cooler than a hairdryer. If you used a hairdryer to do what we do you will burn the … Continue reading