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What Does Head Lice Look Like?

All About Lice

Updated on September 24, 2020

Updated By Tierna Moser

If you have ever found a bug on your family member’s head, or near their head for that matter, you know the potential panic and stress that comes with wondering exactly what does a lice bug look like? We can help!

Why Do Lice Keep Coming Back?

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Updated on September 4, 2020

Updated By Tierna Moser

A common complaint we hear from distraught people calling in seeking advice is that the head lice keeps reoccurring despite their best efforts which leaves them wondering what they have been doing wrong and how they can get rid of lice for good. The truth is, that for many reasons lice treatment can fail which is why the lice keeps coming back.

What Is Super Lice?

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Updated on September 1, 2020

By Dana Garrett-Estrada, Lice Technician
Updated By Diana Doty

According to the CDC, “super lice” are head lice that have genetically mutated to be unaffected by over-the-counter lice shampoos and pesticides. Because most pesticides kill only 2% of super lice, super lice treatment is more challenging than regular lice treatment.

Does Cold Kill Head Lice?

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Updated on August 28, 2020

Updated by Tierna Moser

Every year, right before the chill sets in the air, after parents have sent their children back to school, guards get let down. It is a common myth that lice will die off in the cold months. Here’s why...

Can Lice Go Away On Its Own?

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Updated on August 27, 2020

Updated by Tierna Moser

You see the tell-tale signs. You see your child scratching. Maybe you see some sticky things in the hair. Maybe it isn't head lice. Please do not let it be head lice. I do not have the time, patience, or stomach for this. If you ignore it, does lice go away on its own? Do lice eventually die off if left untreated? After all, the bugs don’t live forever, right….right??

Head Lice Life Cycle

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Updated on August 19, 2020

Updated By Tierna Moser

The reason why most head lice treatments today do not work is because they do not address the lice life cycle. If you’ve been struggling with lice, this information will help you win the battle against lice.

Is It Bed Bugs Or Lice?

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Updated on August 14, 2020

Updated By Tierna Moser

From time to time we receive a call from a client who has something they think is lice but they aren’t quite sure. So what is the difference between head lice vs bed bugs and how do you tell the difference between bed bugs or lice in hair?

Where Does Lice Come From?

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Updated on August 13, 2020

By: Karen Sokoloff
Updated By: Tierna Moser

When you find head lice, you may ask yourself where do head lice come from? If you’ve only found nits (lice eggs) you definitely are wondering where do nits come from? Those are difficult questions to answer because as you go about your daily life, you are exposed to people who may have lice and not even know it.

Lice Vs. Dandruff: What Is the Difference?

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Updated on August 5, 2020

By Lice Technician, Sean McGee
Updated By Tierna Moser

One of the hardest things for first time lice battling parents is telling the difference between nits (lice eggs) vs dandruff. However, it isn’t that hard once you know a few simple tricks.

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