|Posted on January 16, 2018 at 10:10 AM|
Many parent's turn to Nit Picky frustrated at their childs school over head lice. We receive reports that schools are not sending head lice notifications home due to privacy laws or that not enough cases have been reported to issue the letter. Parent's are left feeling helpless and nervous that their child will continue to be exposed and contract head lice. So what is going on with the schools and their head...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 15, 2018 at 10:35 AM|
Head Lice, The Gift That Keeps On Giving
The holidays are over, the decorations are taken down and stored away, and the children are back in school. We have a little surprise for you, there is still a gift that can arrive at your home unexpectedly after the holiday season. It is not a g...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 9, 2017 at 11:05 AM|
|Posted on March 26, 2014 at 5:50 PM|
Nit Confusion: Misidentified hair debris commonly mistaken for head lice or nits. Including but not limited to dandruff, fuzz balls, dirt, beach/playground sand, dead nits and more. Typically occurs when a confused person continually believes to find nits in the hair but is unable to identify a live bug.
What do lice eggs/nits look like?
A Nit (Egg) is tear drop shaped a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 25, 2013 at 4:40 PM|
Home Remedies For Head Lice
Head lice are common amoung school aged children in the age groups of 3-11 years old. It is important to control the spread of lice immediately through treatment.. There are several ways to begin eliminating head lice. The best choice will vary upon several factors that will weigh in on what decision is best suited for you.
Questions To Consider:
|Posted on March 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM|
Vinegar Head Lice Treatment
Head lice as a communicable disease. It's caused by tiny parasitic insects that feed on the blood of your scalp. Head lice and nits (lice eggs) can be difficult to eradicate. While over the counter lice shampoos are the most popular method of treatment, they contain harsh in...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 12, 2013 at 7:05 PM|
Clients tell us all the time, “I wish I would have known about you before spending all this money and time. Everything I have been doing did not work." They are unaware that there are people who get rid of head lice for you. Yes, actual companies to pick through your children's hair and get rid of those bugs and eggs for you.
So what do you do when you get the dreaded phone call that your little angel has hea...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 31, 2012 at 8:15 PM|
August 31,2012: Nit Picky Head Lice Removal Service announced an uprise in head lice cases within Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. This sudden surge is coming on just as children return back to school. Here are some quick tips to help your family avoid coming in contact with this pesky parasites.
|Posted on August 29, 2012 at 3:25 PM|
Is it possible to get head lice from swimming in the swimming pool?
The simple answer is no, head lice is not contracted in a swimming pool. Lice have the ability to hold their breath for hours and they hold on to the hair strand with tiny little crab like claws. So they do not easily wash away and they do not drown from your child's head going under the water .
Does Chlorine kill head lice?
Certainly it i...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 17, 2011 at 7:35 PM|
How do you get head lice? This is a common question for people who have discovered that they have contracted head lice or for parents dealing with a child that has head lice. Unfortunately there are stigma's associated with head lice and it is a common misconception that the parasite is contracted because a person is dirty. Many people also believe that head lice comes from the dirt or the trees. None of these is true. Head lice is simply contracted by head to head conta...