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// Women in Business: Make a Difference and Join the Hairforce

Posted in Working with us

Are you looking for a change of career? Perhaps you’ve had kids and don’t want to return to a full time 9 to 5 job. We understand that your work needs to fit around your life – which is why … Continue reading

// How to Get Rid of Head Lice Effectively

Posted in Nits and lice

As head lice have become increasingly immune to head lice treatments, their increasing ineffectiveness has become apparent. This has created a situation where people use extra amounts and many different brands in the hope that something will do the business. … Continue reading

// Head Lice And Other People’s Children

Posted in Nits and lice

The common reaction to finding your child has head lice can often be to blame someone else – be it another child for giving it to your child or another parent who you assume hasn’t checked or cleared their child. … Continue reading

// Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Nit Combs

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice

Nit combs are the most effective tool you have against head lice. But they’re not all created equal, so to beat the bugs, make sure you’re fully equipped with the right one. Why do Head Lice Products Contain Nit Combs? … Continue reading

// Are Essential Oils Effective at Treating Head Lice in Children?

Posted in Head Lice news, Lice removal myths

We’ve posted previously about the effectiveness of a wide range of home remedies for treating head lice and nits, and one of the topics on our list was the use of essential oils. Recently, a pharmacologist released an article in … Continue reading

// 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

// Don’t use head lice treatments while near a naked flame

Posted in Chemically clearing lice, Head Lice news

A dozen people, children and adults, have been badly burned over the past decade from using head lice treatment and being near an open flame. Due to the high volume of flammable chemicals used in products to treat head lice, … Continue reading

// Popular £12 head lice lotion can catch fire

Posted in Chemically clearing lice, Head Lice news

Due to some cases of children suffering burns while being treated with chemical lice treatments, including popular brand Hedrin, experts are warning parents to not smoke near children’s heads or let them near an open flame. The chemicals in the … Continue reading

// Head Lice Products are Flammable/Combustible

Posted in Head Lice news

Several sources lately have discussed how some products for the eradication of head lice infestations are combustible/flammable when on the hair and can ignite and cause serious harm in the presence of an open flame or other source of ignition … Continue reading

// 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