Category Archives: Nits and lice

// Head Lice Can Affect Your Child’s Happiness

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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

// 5 Tips to prevent the spread of lice

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It’s important to know that head lice can crawl off the head and can last for one to two days off the head. So after you give your child a nit comb you need to ensure that you do the … Continue reading

// Sly pupils are buying head lice to infect themselves and take time off School

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16th October 2015 By Lee Moran – Yahoo News! Sly schoolchildren in Bulgaria are buying head lice from infected pals so they catch the critters themselves and be forced to take three days off class, it’s claimed. Reported say that … Continue reading

// 3 Reasons Hand Clearing Head Lice is Best

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice

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

// THE HAIRFORCE’S RESPONSE TO CAROLINE SCOTT’S ARTICLE IN THE DAILY MAIL

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Caroline Scott’s substantial article on head lice in Tuesday’s Daily Mail is a very clear analysis of how parents – especially mums – are peddled false hope by head lice products under the guise of ‘expert’ advice, whilst spending £33 … Continue reading

// HEAD LICE CURES ARE MONEY DOWN THE DRAIN

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Daily Mail Good Health section By Caroline Scott Clara Nunes’s heart sinks when she sees her three young children scratching their heads. She knows that head lice are, yet again, spreading through school like wildfire. Over the past ten years … Continue reading

// LICE AND THE LOVELY FAY RIPLEY?

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The fabulous Fay Ripley popped in to have a quick check for lice and nits, in between producing recipes, and got busy on Twitter at the same time. @FayRipley 22 Feb In thehairforce.co.uk nit checking chair. They r hoovering my … Continue reading

// LICE AT NUMBER 10!

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The country’s in need of our services! The Prime Minister, David Cameron, today warned journalists visiting Downing Street to watch out for nits! It seems that his daughter Nancy, seven, and son Arthur, four came home from school with head … Continue reading

// DAILY MAIL – GOOD HEALTH

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Super Lice – We’ve never been cleaner or had more ways of tackling them.  So why is a new breed of head lice running rampant through Britain’s school? By Lucy Elkins Fast becoming indestructible, they are responsible for millions of … Continue reading

// THE TIMES – FRONT PAGE!

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Head lice defeat the lotions & potions. How lice are becoming invincible. Scientists scratch their heads for a new solution as 80 per cent of nits are now drug resistant reports Nigel Hawkes ‘They are the unwanted visitors that every … Continue reading