Category Archives: Nits and lice

// Everything you need to know about head lice

Posted in Nits and lice, Uncategorized

What is the difference between a nit and an egg? A nit is the egg that a head louse lays – it’s just another word for the same thing. How can we tell if the louse or the nit is … Continue reading

// How to Get Rid of Head Lice Effectively

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Getting rid of head lice isn’t always easy, and relying on the products doesn’t guarantee to make it any easier. The Hairforce are the professionals in nit and head lice removal who have been shutting down infestations since 2006 using … Continue reading

// Head Lice And Other People’s Children

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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 Head Lice Treatments Flammable?

Posted in Chemically clearing lice, Head Lice news, Nits and lice

Several sources 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 such … Continue reading

// 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

// 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