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HEAD LICE BLOG

Tips for Teaching Your Children About Head Lice

If you have school-age children, then you understand the possibility of them one day coming home from class or summer camp with head lice. Before that happens, though, you should take some time to teach your children about head lice and what can be done to prevent an...

Lice Love Summer Camp!

Ahh, summer. It’s the time of year for swimming, picnics, camping, and other fun activities in the sun. If you have school-age children, then you are maybe excited for summer camp: that special time where the kids get to spend time away having fun with their peers...

DIY Shampoos for Dry Hair and Scalp

If you have dry hair or a dry scalp, chances are you’ve tried several shampoos to help relieve it. Often, commercially made shampoos touting dry hair or dry scalp relief have chemicals that simply mask the problem or only work in the short term. We know that you and...

5 Ways to Protect Against Head Lice

The thought of head lice is frightening and sometimes devastating, but it shouldn’t be! At Pediatric Hair Solutions, we understand how traumatic a lice infestation can be for a family, which is why we are here to provide a safe and effective treatment. We are also...

5 Things Parents Need to Know About Head Lice

As a parent, the thought of head lice brings shivers of fear and frustration. From the itching to the cleaning and nit picking, head lice are something parents are not excited about. Before you let your fears and concerns about what to do about lice get the better of...

DIY Treatments for an Itchy Scalp

An itchy scalp can be caused by any number of things. Whether an allergic reaction to a product or even dandruff, dealing with the itchiness is frustrating. If you’re looking to relieve an itchy scalp quickly and easily, then DIY treatments might be the best way to...

Life Stages of Lice

One of the best ways to protect against a lice infestation is to understand their different life stages. There is a lot of confusion around head lice and how long they live and how resilient they are to daily activities. Here are the different life stages of head...

5 Common Myths Associated with Head Lice

Head lice are a common problem among all school children, with approximately 2 to 4% of school age kids getting head lice every year. Along with the spread of lice, comes the spread of common myths associated with it.  As head lice professionals, we want to clear...

Modern Version of Miss Mary Muffet

Little Miss Mary Clunket, Sat on a tuffet, Eating her rice cakes and whey; Along came a friend with a head full of lice, Who sat down beside her and began to text, When a louse crawled over her eye, And frightened, Miss Mary Clunket, away. It's just that easy to...

Spring Forward with the Facts about Lice

Since head lice is the second most communicable disease in children, we thought we would do some research on information distributed by the CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Look what we found!! All household members and other close contacts should be...

You’ve Got Lice

We just had the loveliest client in our facility this weekend. The woman was 58 years of age and had a severe case of head lice. She had gone to see her primary care physician, a dermatologist and an allergist for an itchy head. She had been on steroids, antibiotics...

Spread Love Not Lice

The beauty and innocence of children is wonderful! They have no enemies and truly see the best in everything around them and a new person is a new best friend, so hugs are inevitable. A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away. ~Bil Keane, "Family Circus"...

Why is it so Difficult to Get Rid of Head Lice?

The key to getting rid of Head Lice is being able to effectively remove or eradicate all the nits or eggs that the louse or lice have laid in a person's hair. All treatment options that are over the counter or in prescription form only treat the live lice not their...

A Lousy Christmas Story

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, except for a Louse, creatures hung from the roots of the hair, in hopes that Pediatric Hair Solutions would not be there! Don't let Lice crash your holiday celebration. Try the...

Which Came First the Louse or the Nit?

Nobody knows! Although, we do know that Lice are transmitted by head to head contact or by accident when a hat, brush or frequently used object is shared. In addition to elementary aged children, we are seeing an increase in the cases of Head Lice in middle and even...

Kids 1st Pediatrics Referral

We received another referral from Kids 1st Pediatrics this week! We thank you for your support and referrals. More and more pediatric offices are recommending Pediatric Hair Solutions for their Head Lice needs. We are a unique treatment center specializing only in the...