Category Archives: Chemically clearing lice

// 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

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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

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

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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

// Why do the head lice products often contain a nit comb?

Posted in Chemically clearing lice, FAQ

“Why do the head lice products often contain a nit comb?” Head lice products often contain a nit comb because they aren’t as effective as they say they are against the eggs and they need you to extract them to … Continue reading

// Why do the head lice products also ask you to nit comb?

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“Why do the head lice products also ask you to nit comb?” Head lice products also ask you to nit comb because they aren’t as effective as they say they are against the eggs. If you don’t get all the … Continue reading

// Do the head lice products actually work?

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“Do the head lice products actually work?” Many parents think that they don’t and that is based on their own experiences with them. If you keep using them and find your child still has head lice, more often than not … 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

// The Dangers of Some Lice Removal Products

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Head lice sprays and shampoos contain chemicals, some more toxic than others. On every box and bottle you are warned ‘This could cause reactions and skin irritations’. It’s safe to say you should read that as ‘Will cause reactions and … Continue reading