Frequently Asked Questions about Head Lice.
Lice Lifters is happy to help you with any head lice questions you may have to help you understand and treat a head lice infestation. If you have any further questions, please contact us for additional assistance.
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Head Lice - General Questions
What is a Head Louse / are Head Lice?
The head louse, and the plural head lice, are parasites that cause infestations in humans. They have no wings and primarily spend their life on your scalp breeding and feeding. Human blood is their primary source of food.
How are Head Lice spread?
Head lice can pass from person to person when people share personal items such as combs, towels, clothing, hats, and hairbrushes. Lice are not spread by dogs, cats, or other pets. Because lice cannot jump or fly, they crawl from one person to another, using their claws to grab onto hair. 90% of all cases of lice are from head to head contact. Increasing head lice cases are due to head to head contact with selfies and looking at handheld devices while heads are touching.
Head Lice - Treatment and Removal
How Can I Tell if I or Someone Else Has Head Lice?
After Head Lice - What to do?
Can I Get Head Lice Again?
Unfortunately, you can get head lice again. Our lice treatments are 99.9% effective and will treat and remove your head lice. We remove the nits and kill the eggs, so you will be fully lice free. That doesn’t stop you from getting reinfected from contact with someone else who has head lice. If you or your family come in contact with someone with active lice, nits and eggs, you can get lice again – and you and that person will need to be treated again. If you do get head lice again don’t worry, Lice Lifters is here to help you. Our Mint Spray is a preventative measure against future cases of lice. If you come in contact with Lice make sure to use the Mint Spray between the first day of contact and the tenth day. This will stop these buggers in their tracks! The best part about our Mint Spray is that it’s small enough to fit perfectly in your medicine cabinet.
If you avoid those going through an infestation of head lice, and remain clear of lice outbreaks, you will remain lice free.
To prevent lice returning Lice Lifters® suggest pulling the hair back and spraying Lice Lifters® Mint deterrent spray on the hair every day. If you think you have been exposed to lice Lice Lifters solution can be used as a preventative treatment by using on day 1 and day 10 (after exposure). Always Keep a bottle in the medicine cabinet.