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How Long Can Lice Live?

Lice Tips

Updated on October 15, 2020

By Wendy Beck

Sometimes our clients wonder how long do lice live without a host? They are thinking about lice in the house or on their clothes.

How Do Lice Reproduce?

Lice Tips

Updated on October 15, 2020

Updated By Wendy Beck

As you can imagine, we receive lots of questions about head lice. Recently, we were asked, “Do lice reproduce sexually or asexually?” and it is a great question. So, let’s dive into it!

Eyebrow and Eyelash Lice

Lice Tips

Updated on October 15, 2020

Updated By Wendy Beck

After learning of the undeniable obsession head lice have with human hair, one must wonder if the hair in other areas of the body is safe from the invasion of these ruthless insects. Are lash lice real? In fact, they are, and they even have a medical name: phthiriasis palpebrarum

Lice Facts and Myths

Lice Tips

Updated on October 15, 2020

Updated By Karen Sokoloff

In the last two decades that we have been helping families get rid of lice, we have heard some interesting statements that clients have heard from a friend, who heard from a friend of a friend about lice. When dealing with head lice, effective treatment often relies on a good understanding about it. Because of this, it is important to be able to discern fact from fiction.

Best Head Lice Treatment For Long Thick Hair

Lice Tips

Updated on October 9, 2020

Updated By Wendy Beck

“You have such long, thick beautiful hair!” If I had a dollar for every time someone provided that compliment to my daughter, I would be rich. Most everyone wants to have a lot of hair until there are lice hiding there! Fighting head lice is challenging, but especially so if you are trying to perform the best lice treatment for long hair in a jungle of seemingly endless hair!

Lice In Blonde Hair: How It Looks Like and What To Do With It

Lice Tips

Updated on October 9, 2020

Updated By Karen Sokoloff

In most hair, lice thrive because of their ability to blend in with the hair. They are also very tiny which makes their detection even more challenging. Lice eggs (nits) easily camouflage by taking on the color of the strands of hair on which they were laid. Generally, however, blonde hair is the easiest color in which to identify lice and their eggs (nits). If you, a family member, or friend has blonde hair and you discover a case of head lice and you are wondering what to do with it, you need to get rid of it. To accomplish this, we recommend an all natural treatment process that removes all of the eggs and bugs from the hair, coupled with a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses the entire life cycle of the bug. By doing this, you will be able to get rid of lice the first time.

How To Clean Helmets From Lice?

Lice Tips

Updated on October 9, 2020

Updated By Wendy Beck

While sports can be a wonderful activity for kids, it does come with the downside of increasing the risk of lice transmission. If your child is on a sports team currently experiencing a lice outbreak, or if you just want to be cautious so as to keep him or her from getting head lice, this information is for you.

What Do Head Lice Eat?

Lice Tips

Updated on October 9, 2020

Updated By Karen Sokoloff

When dealing with a case of head lice, often people ponder things they do not normally think about as it pertains to head lice. If lice have made their home on your head, you likely wonder what do lice feed on.

Does Heat Kill Lice?

Lice Tips

Updated on October 7, 2020

Updated By Karen Sokoloff

When you discover you or a family member has head lice, your first move is often to head to the internet. After a quick search confirms your findings and diagnosis of head lice, your next move is probably to search for the quickest, easiest, and most effective way to get rid of these unwelcome visitors. One of the more common natural treatments for head lice, and ways to rid the home of head lice, is the use of heat, by way of a hair dryer, straightener, hot water or clothes dryer. Does it work?

How To Stop Itching From Lice Bites?

Lice Tips

Updated on October 7, 2020

Updated By Wendy Beck

You are settling in with your kids to watch TV for the evening when all of a sudden you notice your younger daughter is scratching her hair. It's probably nothing, right? You go back to watching TV. Wait, is your older daughter also scratching her head? Two itchy scalps...probably not good. You don't want to panic, however, you know how prevalent those dreaded head lice are...does lice itch? 

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