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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...

Comb it Out! : How to Combat the Modern Louse

Lice are highly evolved and very evasive creatures. Without a proper treatment method they are very difficult to eliminate.
Lice are highly evolved and very evasive creatures. Without a proper treatment method they can be very difficult to eliminate.

So, you have a case of head lice. What now? Basically, you have 3 choices in how to handle the infestation.

  1. You can put pesticides on the scalp and hair with an over-the-counter treatment.
  2. You can make an appointment with your doctor/pediatrician to get a prescription...

Preventative & Stylish – Easy Up-do Tutorials to Prevent Head Lice

Braiding the hair in creative ways becomes easy with practice.
Braiding the hair in creative ways becomes easy with practice.

Keeping long hair up and contained is a great way to prevent head lice, as head to head contact is the way lice is spread 99% of the time. Head lice crawl very quickly and use the hair stand as a bridge to transfer. It only takes 3 seconds for a louse to crawl from one person’s head to another. Girls are often more vulnerable to...

The Problem with Head Lice Policy Changes in Schools

Checking for head lice, communication and treatment are all essential to ensuring an outbreak does not occur.
Checking for head lice, communication and treatment are all essential to ensuring an outbreak does not occur.

Head lice policy changes in schools have parents in disarray and they are not happy about it. The American Academy of Pediatrics released an article recently with the mindset that head lice infestations are not spread at school. As Lice Removal Specialist, we have treated many children...

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...

How did my Child get Head Lice?

How did my Child get Head Lice?

Head lice spreads through head to head contact 99% of the time.
Children have many instances of head to head contact on a daily basis that they may not even notice. Children often lack the concept of “personal space”.

Did you know head lice can reach any family regardless of cleanliness, social status or personal hygiene? Despite the fact anyone can get head lice, they seem to still have a strong social stigma associated with...