Category Archives: Hand Clearing Lice

// Wet Combing to Get Rid of Head Lice

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Wet combing is the recommended way to clear an infestation of head lice. Whilst it can be time consuming it is time well spent. If you rely on the products you will fail as they only have a 20% effectiveness … Continue reading

// Wet Combing: Which Comb to Use?

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There are many nit combs on the market, but the most effective ones for lice have long toothed metal teeth. Plastic combs just don’t get everything out. The narrow tines work to pull lice and nits through the hair for … Continue reading

// Nit Picking Basics: What You Should Know

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Nit picking or manually removing lice from the head is a safe way to treat lice. Comb hair with a nit comb regularly to eliminate the head lice and nits – the eggs – completely. Use conditioner to lubricate the … Continue reading

// Head Lice: Tips for Effective Hand Clearing

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Hand clearing head lice can be time consuming, but it is the safest option. Lice cannot develop immunity to manual removal. Use a metal comb. Plastic ones may well miss the lice and will not be firm enough to extract … Continue reading

// Is a Nit Comb Enough for Lice Con

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More and more people are looking for alternatives to chemical laden lice treatments. One option is not to use any treatment. Instead, you can just wet hair and comb it with a nit comb. This method requires plenty of patience … Continue reading

// Head Lice Immunity: What Works?

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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

// 3 Reasons Hand Clearing Head Lice is Best

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Not sure if you should pay someone to hand clear your child’s head lice? It’s a good investment. 1. No immunity. Head lice can’t build up an immunity to hand clearing, unlike commercial treatments. 2. Very effective. Using a fine … Continue reading