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Hair Fairies Blog: Lice Information, Stories, Guides

Breaking the News: How to Tell Clients They Have Lice

Even the word "lice" is enough to strike panic into the heart of most parents. The truth is, however, that getting head lice is a right of passage for many parents and children, with an estimated 6 to 12 million infestations occurring each year in the United States among children ages 3 to 11. Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) are not known to transmit diseases, but they can cause some pretty severe itching. As a...
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Is It Lice? 5 Signs You Have Head Lice

Lice: they are never a welcome guest in your home (or on your scalp). If you suspect head lice have invaded your space, don't panic! There are straightforward ways to determine whether you or your loved ones actually have lice and, if so, what to do about it. With that in mind, here are some helpful tips for identifying and ridding yourself of head lice. #1: It's Not Dandruff These tiny little parasites are small...
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How to Choose a Lice Removal Company

They have invaded your home and thrown your day to day routines into a tailspin, and now it is time to find a lice removal company that will get the job done right once and for all. If you have never had lice infest your home, you may feel overwhelmed by everything you must do to kick them to the curb for good. But how do you go about choosing the best lice removal company?...
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Heat Dryers for Head Lice: Miracle or Myth?

Getting lice is no walk in the park. We understand that trying to get rid of these nasty little clingers can be stressful! If you are looking at the variety of options out there for treatment, you may feel a bit overwhelmed at first. Heat dryers such as the AirAllé are one treatment option you may have discovered during your research. These devices claim to kill lice and eggs through heat and dehydration, but do...
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The Aftermath: How to Prevent Lice from Happening Again

So, you survived your first lice outbreak. It wreaked havoc on your routines, your clothes, your home — not to mention your psyche. Maybe you called Hair Fairies, or maybe you spent days with various home treatments, but in the end you came out on top! The lice are gone. You are a true lice warrior and should be commended for your valor. Unfortunately, the battle was not without casualties. Chances are you spent a...
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