Nits can be off-white, tan, black or brown, and they are very small ovals. They attach to the hair follicles close to the scalp, and they are often visible behind the ears or at the nape of the neck.
No, the head lice that affect humans need a human host. You can’t get them from your pets or pass them along to your pets.
We know that you want to get rid of lice for good, and so do we! By providing you with additional applications, we make sure to kill any lice that were not removed during your first treatment.
Lice can live for a maximum of 48 hours when they are away from the human scalp. Because of this, a deep cleaning of your home is usually not necessarily. You simply need to remove the lice from each host in your residence.
No, head lice always stay near the scalp. They need this warm, moist environment to be able to grow and thrive, and their six legs are designed to move along the human hair shaft.
Although head lice can be extremely annoying, they are not known to carry other diseases. Lice can cause itching, but they will not make you sick or spread illnesses.
Our Lice Lifters mint spray provides a great way to deter lice. The spray smells great in your hair, but lice don’t like the smell of mint. We also recommend that long hair is pulled up to reduce the risk of hair touching another person.
Most lice infestations result from direct head-to-head contact with another person who has lice. Less commonly, lice can also be spread through infested items like hats, hair brushes or towels.
Head lice simply crawl from one person to another. They don’t have the ability to fly or jump.
An itchy scalp is the most common symptom of head lice. However, this only occurs in about 50 percent of people since they are actually experience an allergic reaction to the bites. Other people notice a crawling feeling on their heads and have difficulty sleeping while lice are the most active at night.
No, this is not necessary since lice can only live for 48 hours without a human host. In fact, many of these sprays contain strong, toxic chemicals that can have negative side effects when inhaled.
You don’t have to say goodbye to your belongings because of life. Instead of throwing them away, simply seal the items in a plastic bag for two days. If you prefer, you can also put the items in the dryer on high heat for 30 minutes to kill the lice.
One female louse lays up to 10 eggs each day until reaching a lifetime maximum of 200. Each of these nits will then hatch, reach adulthood, and lay more eggs.
The Lice Lifters specialized comb is carefully designed with micro-grooved technology. Since the combs are very close together, our comb picks up lice and nits that can be missed by regular combs.
You’ll see several OTC treatment options in the store, but unfortunately, these often end up being a waste of money. Over time, lice have become resistant to the chemicals used in Rid, Nix, and similar products. Conversely, the Lice Lifters treatment is safe, effective, and 100-percent non-toxic, so you can get rid of lice without any harmful side effects.
Lice are present in many different areas of the world. They have been a nuisance throughout human history!
The growth process for a louse is very quick! A nymph becomes an adult in just 7-10 days.