Category Archives: Hand Clearing Lice

// How Effective is Heat in Killing Head Lice?

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

It can be very effective if part of a holistic process. On its own it does not guarantee 100% effectiveness. The Hairforce – Lice Assassins dehydrate the nits – the eggs – with controlled heated air using a very specialist … Continue reading

// Wet Combing is a Better Way to Get Rid of Head Lice Than Using the Products

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Wet combing is the recommended way to clear an infestation of head lice. Whilst it can be time consuming it is time well spent. If you rely on the products you will fail as they only have a 20% effectiveness … Continue reading

// Regular Checking for Head Lice is Essential – The Earlier You Find It the Quicker You Will Clear It

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

You can’t control what goes on at school, or who your child plays with, or whether others have cleared their child – so you need to stay on top of the head lice threat. At The Hairforce we recommend that … Continue reading

// Is a Nit Comb Enough to Clear a Head Lice Infestation?

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

More and more people are looking for alternatives to chemical laden lice treatments. The wisest option is not to use any of these products or treatments because they have very low rates of effectiveness anyway. Instead, you can just wet … Continue reading

// Head Lice: Top Tips From the Professionals for Effective Hand Clearing

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice, Non-chemical removal

Hand clearing head lice can be time consuming, but it is the safest and most effective option. Lice cannot develop immunity to manual removal which it is why it is superior to using the head lice products. Use a metal … Continue reading

// Heavy Infestations Make Your Child’s Life a Living Hell

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Head Lice news, Nits and lice

At The Hairforce – Lice Assassins we understand that a heavy infestation is overwhelming for you as a parent. Nits (the eggs) build up and so there is a lot of back log to be cleared out, consisting of lots … Continue reading

// Wet Combing Nits and Head Lice – Which is the Best Comb to Use

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There are many nit combs on the market, but the most effective ones for lice have long toothed metal teeth. Plastic combs just don’t get everything out. The narrow tines work to pull lice and nits through the hair for … Continue reading

// 3 Reasons Professional Head Lice Clearing is the Best

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Nits and lice

Not sure if you should pay someone to hand clear your child’s head lice? Taking your child to The Hairforce – Lice Assassins is a good investment. SAFE – no chemicals, pesticides, dimethicone or treatments of any kind are used. … Continue reading

// Head Lice Immunity : What Works?

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The safest and most effective option is to simply comb the lice and nits out of the hair using a specialist long toothed metal nit comb. It takes patience and time, but lice cannot become immune to manual removal. Alternatively … Continue reading

// Can You Use Heat to Kill Nits?

Posted in Hand Clearing Lice, Lice removal myths

We use a very specialist machine to dehydrate the nits – the eggs – with very controlled heated air. This machine is cooler than a hairdryer. If you used a hairdryer to do what we do you will burn the … Continue reading