Category Archives: Non-chemical removal

// How do you get rid of head lice?

Posted in FAQ, Hand Clearing Lice, Non-chemical removal

“How do you get rid of head lice?” Firstly don’t use the head lice products or you could find yourself chasing your tail. If they don’t kill all the nits and head lice then the cycle continues, and can often … Continue reading

// How much does your hair lice treatment cost?

Posted in FAQ, Non-chemical removal

“How much does your hair lice treatment cost?” The cost of shutting down an average infestation at a Hairforce Lounge is £100 for the first one and a half hour clear out, and £50 for the second one hour second … Continue reading

// Don’t want pesticides in your food? Don’t use them on your head either.

Posted in Head Lice news, Non-chemical removal, The Hairforce in the news

News Shopper spoke to our South East London and Bromley Hairforce branch Lice Assasins Sarah Marcou and Heather Leveton on why we think natural lice removal is the safest and most effective. The article discusses how people are more careful … 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

// Wet Combing is a Better Way to Get Rid of Head Lice Than Using the Products

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

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

// 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

// Is a Nit Comb Enough to Clear a Head Lice Infestation?

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

More and more people are looking for alternatives to chemical laden lice treatments. The wisest option is not to use any of these products or treatments because they have very low rates of effectiveness anyway. Instead, you can just wet … 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

// Wet Combing Nits and Head Lice – Which is the Best Comb to Use

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

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

// Tea Tree : An Effective Way to Eliminate Head Lice?

Posted in Lice removal myths, Non-chemical removal

There is absolutely no scientific evidence that tea tree kills head lice. No studies have been done to verify this. Tea tree is a natural disinfectant, and because head lice carry a lot of bacteria it is useful for that. … Continue reading