Entries by FreshHeads

How Long Can Lice Live on a Couch?

After receiving treatment for lice, often the top concern of parents is whether or not their child or family member will re-contract lice from furniture, clothing, or other household objects. Parents often wonder in fear, “Can my child return home after receiving treatment, only to rub against our couch or their pillow and start this […]

Can My Kids Get Lice from Our Pets?

Most parents are all too familiar with the anxiety that discovering head lice in your household can cause. Especially if you’re not sure where the pesky critters originated, you wait in dreaded anticipation of where they may strike next. You may even ask yourself: How safe is the dog? Did the kids catch lice from […]

Can Head Lice Transmit Disease?

It’s common for parents to become concerned when they learn that their child has head lice. But beyond being a huge nuisance, can head lice transmit disease or pose a health risk? Rest assured, the CDC says there are no reliable data to suggest that head lice carry or transmit disease organisms. However, DNA technology […]

How to Get Rid of Lice Fast

Finding out that your child has head lice can cause a great deal of stress and uncertainty. Parents frequently ask, “What is the fastest way to get rid of head lice?” Fortunately, we have the answer! At Fresh Heads, our professional lice treatment with AirAllé is one of the fastest, safest and most effective solutions […]

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 […]