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4 Signs That Your Child Has Headlice

4 Signs That Your Child has Head Lice Keep a lookout for these 4 signs that your child may have come down with a case of lice. 1.  Lice eggs (called nits). These look like tiny yellow, tan, or brown dots before they hatch. Lice lay nits on hair shafts close to the scalp, where the temperature is perfect for keeping warm until they
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The Art of Nit-Picking – Explained!

Nit-picking is the task of removing the tiny eggs of lice, aka nits, from someone’s hair and clothing. Nit-picking can be a tedious activity that requires close attention and care. The word Nit-picking has been around in the English language for as long as we have records – just as human lice infestations have! In earlier years, before modern chemical methods became available, manual
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Lice? How to get back to school fast!

Was your child sent home from school with head lice? Before you try traumatic treatments such as smearing Vaseline or mayonnaise in their hair, read on… Manual lice removal is the safest, most effective method of eradicating head lice.  Yes, it is time consuming; but, in the end it is the best way to remove all lice and nits while avoiding the dangerous side
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The big reason not to use OTC lice shampoos!

Why are OTC (over the counter) lice shampoos so bad for my child? Pesticide based lice shampoos are full of chemicals that are known or suspected to cause cancer, negatively affect the nervous system, or have other harmful effects.  The scalp is one of the most absorbent parts of the body – especially in children, and products that are applied to the scalp get
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