All about getting rid of lice……
How is head lice treated?
Head lice have commonly been treated with over-the-counter shampoos that contain pesticides. If these treatments don’t work, your doctor may prescribe a pill called Ivermectin. However, these over-the-counter shampoos are becoming less and less effective against head lice, and many people find that they no longer take care of the infestation as they claim. Nit Nabbers does not use these shampoos, but rather uses 100% safe and natural products in conjunction with manual lice and nit removal techniques.
What’s wrong with using over-the-counter lice shampoos?
The over-the-counter shampoos that can be found in the local drug store contain harsh pesticides or chemicals that may be harmful to you and your children. If you do choose to try these products, it is important to read the label and follow the directions carefully to try and prevent potentially harmful side effects. We ask that if you have tried these toxic shampoos prior to contacting Nit Nabbers, to be sure to wash the hair at least two times in order to remove the pesticides before our service.
In addition to being potentially harmful, these products may not be as effective as they claim. “Super lice” are growing resistant to treatments that contain chemicals, pesticides, and insecticides. Nit Nabbers does not use these shampoos, but rather uses 100% safe and natural products in conjunction with manual lice and nit removal techniques.
What products do you recommend for getting rid of lice?
Nit Nabbers uses and recommends 100% safe and natural products. For treating head lice yourself at home, we recommend the Lice Killer™ brand of treatment products. As preventative hair care, Nit Nabbers recommends the Fairy Tales Hair Care Rosemary Repel™ line of products. For more information, please visit our Products page.
Why should I use your service instead of treating the lice infestation myself?
Nit Nabbers understands how difficult and frustrating treating a case of head lice can be, especially when it affects the whole family. Our trained lice removal professionals will take the worry and frustration out of your head lice infestation. We will treat your family as we would our own, thoroughly removing the head lice and nits in a timely manner without the use of pesticides. That’s why we say, “Got Lice? No Problem!”
While treating your family, the lice removal professional will also advise you about ways to prevent future infestations as well as consult you about home environment treatment products.
How should I prepare for your appointment?
Please make sure that the hair to be treated is clean (at least two washings since the last time you used an over-the-counter shampoo) and dry. You should also have the hair combed out as much as possible prior to the appointment. Our lice removal professional will bring everything that she needs for the appointment, but will need to set up near a sink in an area with sufficient lighting. Please have a spot picked out. You will also want a fresh change of clothes to change into after the treatment is over. In order for the treatment to be effective, Nit Nabbers would like to perform head checks on all the family members. Therefore, it is best if all family members can be home at the time of the appointment.
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