Your scalp can itch for a number of reasons, not just because of head lice. You may have used a head lice product and that has dried out your scalp and caused dandruff. You may have changed your shampoo and … Continue reading
A magnifyer can be useful to look at head lice so you can see them better, especially if your eyesight is not that great. Many people misdiagnose head lice because they can’t quite see what they have found. They have … Continue reading
Head lice can live for up to 48 hours off the head before they need a blood meal from someone’s scalp. If your child has a favourite toy they sleep with or just carry around then it is feasible that … Continue reading
Do not share hair brushes and combs with anyone. It is a very easy way to pass around head lice if one person brings them into the home. Everyone should have their own hair brush or comb.
They don’t really help and you have to think about the chemicals in hair spray around your children.
Absolutely encourage your daughter to wear her hair back around her friends and always at school. Keeping the hair back will vastly reduce her chances of catching head lice. Pony tail the hair and then plait the pony tail. Making … Continue reading
When you are clearing a head lice infestation after you do a comb out clean all the bed linen, hoover the sofa, clean the hairbrushes and pull all the hairs off the hairbands and bin the hairs.
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
No you do not need to spray your furniture to kill head lice. Head lice cannot live on or in inanimate objects. Simply wipe them or hoover them up.
The head lice will be crawling if it is alive. A dead nit or egg is either white or flat and dry. A healthy nit is plump and golden brown in colour.