Head Hunters Lice Specialist

Sleepovers after Treating Head Lice – Yes or No?

You can send your child to a sleepover after treating them for head lice as long as you take precautions.
You can send your child to a sleepover after treating them for head lice as long as you take precautions.

“Can my child still attend a sleepover?” The short answer is YES. While in the midst of a head lice crisis, many families want to stop the life. No sleepovers. No playdates. No extra circular activities. Head lice can be a traumatic event but do not stop the life because of head lice. Go back...

Under Cover Head Lice

Lice can easily avoid detection by camouflaging with the hair.
Lice can easily avoid detection by camouflaging with the hair. It may also take weeks for an infestation to cause itching.

There are a number of ways in which head lice can be noticed before an outbreak becomes significant. Unfortunately, there are also a number of reasons why it can escape recognition. A commonly reiterated comment is that “one must have the eyes of a head lice professional to be...

Dispelling Myths: Head Lice VS Other Pests

Head Lice VS Other Pests

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Other bugs are often mistaken for head lice or the characteristics of other pests are often attributed to head lice. Head lice only inhabit the human head and only have the ability to crawl.

There is much misinformation and confusion surrounding head lice and other similar pests. Much of this misinformation comes from confusing the characteristics of common parasites with...

Have you ever Noticed that One Child just Never seems to get Head Lice?

Have you ever Noticed that One Child just Never seems to get Head Lice?

Different blood types are typically the reason that not all family members will get lice.
Different blood types are typically the reason that not all family members will get lice. Lice have a hard time spreading to a person with a different blood type than the original host.

 

Head lice are a human parasite that invade our hair and nourish on our blood. Although they feed on our blood, fortunately they do not...

What steps do I need to take if my child has lice?

Discovering an infestation can be overwhelming and highly stress inducing. However, lice is a much more manageable problem than you may think.
Discovering an infestation can be overwhelming and  stress inducing. However, lice is a much more manageable problem than you may think.

Step 1: Don’t panic.

Head lice happens, and it’s okay! There are an estimated 6 to 12 million cases of head lice each year among children age 3 – 11. Having head lice is an incredibly common experience that most people will encounter at some point or another in...