This Site Is Under Construction :)
INSURANCE REIMBURSED * FSA & HSA ACCEPTED * LOW INCOME OPTIONS* FINANCING * SCHOOL ABSENCE EXCUSED* EMPLOYEE PAID SICK DAY*

Lice Removal Service | Lice Salon | Nit Picky

Call Nit Picky
(877) 888-2820

Nit Picky News

Whats A Nit and Whats Not A Nit?

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Nit Confusion

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 »

Home Remedies For Head Lice

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:

  • How bad is the infestation?

Read Full Post »

Vinegar Head Lice Treatment

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 »

People Who Get Rid Of Head Lice

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 »

Los Angeles & Thousand Oaks Back To School Lice Outbreaks

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. 

  • Check your child's hair regularly for evidence of lice or nits.
  • Avoid sharing hats, brushes and personal items.
  • Teach your children to avoid head contac...

Read Full Post »

Can you get head lice from a swimming pool?

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 »

How Do You Get Head Lice?

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...

Read Full Post »

Head Lice Doesn't Need To Be A Struggle

Posted on August 27, 2010 at 4:20 PM

 

 

There I was sitting in the weekly office meeting when Ireceived that dreadful phone call from my child’s school. Immediately I excusedmyself, pushed back my chair, and made it out the meeting room door just intime to answer the call before it went to voicemail. On the other line I wasgreeted by the school nurse, Mrs. Wyatt she said, we are doing lice screeningstoday and we found lice on your daughter Samantha. I gasped as the word licerepeated itself within my ...

Read Full Post »

How To Choose A Lice Removal Service

Posted on August 27, 2010 at 4:15 PM

Posted by Lice Company on May 21, 2010 at 10:03 PM comments (0)

 

As a consumer you have many choices when it comes to selecting the right lice treatment for your family. Nit Picky would like to ensure that when you are choosing a professional lice removal service that you know what will be included and who will be coming into your home to treat your children.

 

It is also important to know that you are hiring a reputable company that will treat lice and nit...

Read Full Post »

Guide To Over The Counter Lice Treatment

Posted on August 27, 2010 at 4:15 PM

Prescription and over the counter head lice treatments contain toxic chemicals pesticides and insecticides that can be extremely harmful to children and adults alike. Parents turn to over the counter products with the hopes that they will magically get rid of their lice problems, only to find a week later that the problem still remains. Figuring the product did not work they head for the store and buy a brand of product and a week later they are left with the same results. Panic stricken they...

Read Full Post »