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September 6, 2023
How to Check for Lice During Lice Prevention Month

September is Lice Prevention Month, an important initiative to raise awareness about the prevalence of head lice and the steps we can take to keep them at bay. Head lice infestations are a common concern, particularly among school-aged children. While these tiny insects are not dangerous, they can cause discomfort and inconvenience. To help you […]

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August 23, 2023
Lice Without Nits: Unveiling the Possibility

Imagine this: you know there's a lice infestation working its way around your child's school, so you inspect your child's head, only to find a few rogue lice but no trace of their eggs.  Understanding the relationship between live lice and nits is crucial in confirming a case of head lice. If you do find […]

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August 16, 2023
School and Lice are Back! Use this Kit to Stay in Class

As the new school year begins, so does the return of a common nuisance: head lice. These pesky critters thrive in close contact environments, making schools an ideal breeding ground. Don't let lice disrupt your child's education. Discover the Licefreee Ultimate Family Kit, the best head lice treatment kit to keep your family lice-free and […]

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August 9, 2023
Can Head Lice Be Red in Color? Unveiling the Truth

Head lice infestations are a common cause for concern, especially among school-aged children, but what if you discover redhead lice during an at-home scalp inspection? Fear not! Lice are known to change color and appearance; it does not mean you have an extreme, rare case!  Understanding the Color of Head Lice Head lice change color […]

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August 2, 2023
Can Black People Have Lice? 

We're here to bust another myth surrounding head lice! A common misconception is that head lice only affect certain racial or ethnic groups, and while this is partly true, we're here to put this age-old myth to rest. Anyone can be susceptible to head lice infestations. However, some factors may influence the prevalence.  Head Lice […]

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July 26, 2023
Not Always Head Lice: Insects That Love Your Locks

Who knew your hair could be such a happening place? Turns out, there are some insects out there who think your luscious locks are the ultimate party venue. Let's take a look at these curious critters and learn how to catch them.  Get ready for a buzzing adventure! The Lively Louse Meet the louse, the […]

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July 19, 2023
The Consequences of Leaving Dead Nits in Your Hair: How to Remove Nits Effectively

If you're the recent victim of a head lice infestation, chances are you're wondering where did all of those dead nits go? Just as you clean your home and linens following a lice infestation, you'll also want to be extra attentive to your scalp to prevent future misdiagnosis or reinfestations. We've compiled a quick and […]

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July 12, 2023
Lice Hiding in the Mattress? How to Get Rid of Them

Dealing with a head lice infestation is challenging enough, but did you know that lice can also live on furniture and bedding for up to 48 hours? Unknowingly, you could spread lice through things like your mattress, sofa, or car upholstery. Unlike bedding and clothing, large furniture cannot be washed or dry cleaned, which makes […]

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July 10, 2023
Summer Camp Defense: Shielding Your Hair From Unwanted Hitchhikers

Sending your kid to summer camp may seem like a great way to enjoy extracurriculars and explore their hobbies, but lurking in all that fun are hungry lice! Ah, the joys of parenting! Before sending your kid to summer camp, ensure a lice-free experience with these preventative measures.  In this article, we will list effective […]

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June 22, 2023
Do Lice Eggs Pop?

Nits are small, oval-shaped lice eggs attached to individual hair strands close to the scalp. When dealing with a lice infestation, one common question is whether lice eggs or nits can pop. It’s a common misbelief that you can kill nits and stop infestations by applying pressure to the eggs. While theoretically, you can pop […]

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June 15, 2023
Where to Find Lice Treatments in the Store

Experiencing an itchy scalp? Notice your child frequently scratching their head? It could be a sign of a lice infestation. While dealing with lice can seem daunting, it's a common issue, and most stores readily offer solutions. This guide will help you identify the signs of lice, where to find treatments in a store, and […]

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June 8, 2023
Curly or Straight, Dirty or Clean, What Kind of Hair Does Lice Like?

When it comes to lice infestations, many myths and misconceptions persist. Some people believe that lice prefer dirty hair, while others think these tiny pests are more attracted to straight or curly hair. However, the truth is much simpler and, frankly, less discriminating. Let's debunk some of these myths and uncover what kind of hair […]

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June 1, 2023
Lice Eggs: The Itty-Bitty Nitty Gritty / 7 Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Lice Eggs

When it comes to lice, there's much more than meets the eye. While most people associate lice with an itchy scalp and nuisance, the life cycle and characteristics of lice eggs, or nits, are fascinating. Here are seven fun facts you probably didn't know about nits. There's no doubt that lice and nits can be […]

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May 25, 2023
School's Out, but Head Lice Are Still Lurking About

School’s out for the summer, but unfortunately, head lice is in! While head lice are more commonly associated with school-age children, they can affect anyone at any time. As the school year ends and summer activities begin, there's an increased risk of head lice infestations as kids head to summer and outdoor sports camps. It's […]

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May 18, 2023
Can Swimming in a Pool Kill Head Lice?

Lice infestations are a common problem, especially among school-aged children. Lice are parasitic insects that feed on human blood and can be transmitted through head-to-head contact or sharing of personal items such as hats or hairbrushes. While there are many myths about treating lice, it is important to properly identify and treat them to prevent […]

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May 11, 2023
End Lice for Good with the Licefreee Ultimate Family Kit

Lice infestations can be frustrating and uncomfortable for both children and adults. Fortunately, there are numerous treatments available that can help eliminate these pesky bugs. One of the most effective products on the market is the Licefreee Ultimate Family Kit, which includes everything you need to stop a lice outbreak, protect your home, and prevent […]

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May 4, 2023
Lice Treatment Damage? Fix It! Tips for Healthy Hair

Head lice are a common problem, especially among children. They can cause itching, irritation, and embarrassment. Many people use head lice treatments that are available over-the-counter or prescription to get rid of them. However, some people are concerned that these treatments can damage their hair.  In this blog post, we'll explore whether head lice treatment […]

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April 27, 2023
Should I Shave My Head if I Have Lice?

If you’ve ever experienced lice, you know how traumatizing the experience can be. We’re here to remove the fear from an infestation and to tell you everything will be okay! Treating lice is simple with the right products, and when identified early, lice are a minor problem. One common question that arises when dealing with […]

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April 20, 2023
Super Lice, not a Super Hero

Super lice are not traditional lice in superhero capes. They are much more alarming. Super lice are a particularly stubborn and difficult-to-treat strain of head lice that have become a growing problem in recent years. Unlike traditional head lice, which can be treated with over-the-counter remedies, super lice have resisted common treatments, making them much […]

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April 13, 2023
Embarrassed! My Stylist Found Lice

Yikes, you just took your kid for a routine haircut and discovered that your child has lice! You may wonder how you missed the warning signs, but don't fear; treating lice is easy. Rest assured, this is a common woe for parents, but it's difficult not to feel embarrassed. In this article, we'll discuss identifying […]

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April 6, 2023
Spreading Lice Through Springtime Sports

Nothing says spring like outdoor sports and activities! Finally, you can head outside and enjoy some crisp, comfortable weather. Not to spoil all the fun, but while springtime sports are a great way to stay active and healthy, they can also provide a prime opportunity for lice to spread. Lice are tiny, parasitic insects that […]

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March 30, 2023
Can Dogs Get Lice?

Lice are tiny, parasitic insects that feed on human blood and occasionally other mammals, such as dogs. If you’re anything like us, your four-legged friends are part of the family. If you’ve experienced a recent lice infestation, you may wonder if Fido is also at risk.  This article will discuss whether dogs can get lice, […]

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March 23, 2023
How Long Can Nits Live on Bedding?

Itching, scratching, and a dreaded diagnosis! You’ve probably encountered a head lice infestation if you have school-aged children at home. Head lice are tiny parasites that infest the scalp and hair of humans, causing itching and discomfort. Their eggs, also known as nits, attach at the base of hair follicles, close to the scalp, and […]

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March 16, 2023
How Long After Lice Treatment Can You Go to School?

Have you noticed your child scratching their head? More sleepless nights? Maybe irritability? It’s time to check for head lice! Head lice are a common problem for school children, and if you have recently experienced an infestation at home, it’s essential to take the right steps to notify your school. Children participate in group activities […]

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March 9, 2023
Can Cold Kill Lice?

The cold season creeps in, and it’s time for coats and hats at school. While you may think cold temperatures are likely to kill lice, it’s the opposite. In contrast, lice infestations increase during winter, thanks to bulky warm clothes that act as a carrier for these pesky parasites.  Lice are tiny, parasitic insects that […]

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March 2, 2023
How Do I Remove Lice Eggs?

What are lice eggs? Nits are lice eggs deposited by the adult female head louse at the base of the hair shaft closest to the scalp. Nits are oval-shaped, small, and difficult to see. They are often mistaken for dandruff, small debris, hair care product residue, or scabs. Nits are usually yellow or white. However, […]

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February 23, 2023
How Can You Tell if You Have Lice?

Itchy, scratchy scalp? It’s time to check for lice! Lice are small, wingless insects that feed off human blood and live on the scalp. They lay and attach their eggs to human hair follicles and are highly contagious, especially among school-age children. Several tell-tell signs and symptoms can indicate a lice infestation.  In this article, […]

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February 16, 2023
How Many Lice Are Usually Found on a Head?

Head lice are tiny parasites that feed off human blood from the scalp. They cling to human hair follicles and are spread by head-to-head contact. Head lice are easily spread, and infestations can move from household to household, riding on clothing and linens. Lice often spread between school-age children, who may often hug or play […]

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February 9, 2023
What does a lice bite look like?

Do you notice an itchy, raised bite on your skin or scalp but aren’t sure what insect caused it? We’ve got you covered! Lice are tiny parasites that grow to be the size of a sesame seed. Head lice live on your head, attaching themselves to the hair shaft. The most common places for lice […]

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February 2, 2023
Where Do Lice Come From?

We’ve all heard of or experienced these creepy crawlies that seem to prey on classrooms and group activities, but where do lice actually come from? And, how can we help avoid them from spreading? A louse is a parasite that commonly attaches itself to your hair and feeds on human blood. Creepy, right? These parasites […]

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