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// How Effective is Heat in Killing Head Lice?

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

It can be very effective if part of a holistic process. On its own it does not guarantee 100% effectiveness. The Hairforce – Lice Assassins dehydrate the nits – the eggs – with controlled heated air using a very specialist … 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

// The Hairforce in The Financial Times – The Rise of the “Do It For Me” Economy

Posted in The Hairforce in the news

The Hairforce – Lice Assassins were recently featured in a front page article in the Financial Times highlighting the fact that a growing number of people just don’t have the time to deal with family issues like removing head lice … Continue reading

// Regular Checking for Head Lice is Essential – The Earlier You Find It the Quicker You Will Clear It

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

You can’t control what goes on at school, or who your child plays with, or whether others have cleared their child – so you need to stay on top of the head lice threat. At The Hairforce we recommend that … Continue reading

// Head Lice: Top Tips From the Professionals for Effective Hand Clearing

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

Hand clearing head lice can be time consuming, but it is the safest and most effective option. Lice cannot develop immunity to manual removal which it is why it is superior to using the head lice products. Use a metal … 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

// Head Lice Immunity : What Works?

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice

The safest and most effective option is to simply comb the lice and nits out of the hair using a specialist long toothed metal nit comb. It takes patience and time, but lice cannot become immune to manual removal. Alternatively … 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

// How are Vacuums Used for Clearing Head Lice Different from other Vacuums?

Posted in FAQ

At The Hairforce – Lice Assassins we use a very specialist lice hoover. This is an attachment to an ordinary hoover but is very different because it has a specialist comb to help hoover out the head lice, as well … Continue reading