Category Archives: Non-chemical removal

// 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

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

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

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

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

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

// Tea Tree : An Effective Way to Eliminate Head Lice?

Posted in Lice removal myths, Non-chemical removal

There is absolutely no scientific evidence that tea tree kills head lice. No studies have been done to verify this. Tea tree is a natural disinfectant, and because head lice carry a lot of bacteria it is useful for that. … Continue reading

// Tea Tree Oil: An Effective Way to Eliminate Head Lice?

Posted in Non-chemical removal

There is absolutely no scientific evidence that tea tree kills head lice. No studies have been done to verify this. Tea tree is a natural disinfectant, and because head lice carry a lot of bacteria it is useful for that. … Continue reading