Entries by FreshHeads

Preventing Head Lice Over the Holidays

Head lice in children is an issue that doesn’t take a break for the holidays. In fact, the holiday season is prime time for family gatherings, meaning there’s a real risk of coming into contact with affected individuals and catching head lice. This is one “gift” that nobody wants! So here is some information on […]

Mobile Lice Treatments – What they Don’t Tell You

Bringing someone into your home to treat your family for a lice infestation may sound like a convenient choice. But there is a lot to consider before calling a mobile lice treatment service. Let’s lay down the facts regarding the differences between professional head lice treatment clinics and mobile services. Treating More People When your […]

Can You Treat Head Lice with Hair Straighteners?

There is no secret that heat is a big enemy of head lice. Many people wonder if hair straighteners are a good solution for eliminating lice infestations. Let’s look at why thoroughly straightening hair is not the best way to get rid of lice. Head Lice vs. Heat Heat absolutely does kill lice. The FDA-cleared […]

Are Head Lice the Same as Body Lice?

The short answer is no, head lice and body lice have similar characteristics, but they are not the same. It helps to know the difference before scheduling an appointment at your nearest head lice center. After all, the treatment for one type of lice won’t work for the other. Here are some tips for distinguishing […]

Can head lice jump?

Everyone has probably asked the common question: “Can head lice jump?” Whether you are worried about catching head lice or a parent fretting that your kids might get an infestation from a schoolmate. Let’s put these concerns to rest through facts – and know when powerful lice removal is necessary. Head Lice Contact No, head […]

Savannah Morning News Interview

We had a great time sitting down with the Savannah Morning News to talk about what local parents can do to get rid of head lice. Check out the interview below! Hart to Heart: What to do when your kids get head lice I reached out to Mandy Ottesen, owner of Fresh Heads Lice Removal, for […]

Common Head Lice Symptoms

Are you worried about a head lice infestation? It is a real risk for adults and children alike, so here are common head lice symptoms. These signs can help you determine whether-or-not professional head lice removal is needed. Lice on your scalp, neck or ears If others can see lice on your head, or if […]

How to Get Rid of Head Lice Safely and Quickly

Everyone wants to get rid of head lice as quick as possible, but they can be persistent little buggers! Many people turn to shampoos and other chemical methods that can not only be harsh, but are becoming less effective.  So with these chemical-based treatments becoming less effective, what is the best way to get rid […]