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5 Head Lice Myths You Should Stop Believing Now

Head lice are tiny insects that feed off blood from a human scalp. They are often found in children’s heads and can be easily transferred from one head to the other. While these are facts we know, there are still fabricated stories about head lice. Here are the most common head lice myths and why […]

Does Hair Bleach Kill Lice?

When you find out you have head lice, it’s probably at home after a long day, and you’ve finally gotten the kids to bed. You’re finally able to take some time for yourself, put on your PJs, and brush out your hair—and that’s when you find them—head lice. At Fresh Heads, we know what comes […]

How Is Head Lice Spread and Is It Contagious?

When you’re holding a notice from your child’s school informing a recent lice outbreak, it’s easy to panic at the thought that your kids may be infected with the pesky critters. However, you don’t need to keep the children home from school just yet. If you’re dealing with a lice outbreak and want to keep […]

Does Coke Kill Lice?

For anyone who has ever had to handle or is currently dealing with a case of lice, there’s no denying that it’s frustrating. As a problem that’s existed for years, the common case of scalp critters has pained and annoyed humanity for far longer than most have expected it to. Although the technology for properly […]

Will Lice Treatment Ruin My Hair Color?

Whether you are dealing with it or one of your friends or family members is, you will know that head lice are super annoying. Now, if you were thinking about head lice treatments, you might be wondering whether it will affect your use of hair color. Depending on which treatment you use, it can—and we […]

Does Listerine Kill Lice?

We all have our family’s list of home remedies. Most of them have to do with relieving cold symptoms. Some of you may have heard of trying to use Listerine or other mouthwashes to kill head lice. But does it work? After all, Listerine kills the bacteria in your mouth that causes bad breath. So, […]

Does Rubbing Alcohol Kill Lice?

When it comes to treating head lice, many folks want to avoid treatments that contain harsh chemicals and pesticides, especially parents treating their children. Sometimes concerned parents look to home remedies like rubbing alcohol to clear head lice as a way to avoid harsh chemicals. However, does rubbing alcohol kill lice? Doesn’t Kill Lice or […]

What Is the Life Cycle of Lice?

When faced with head lice, it’s normal for parents to wonder what they’re up against. It’s extremely important to understand the basics of the lice life cycle so that you can not only identify lice in your child’s hair, but also understand important keys to successful treatment. Fresh Heads is here to provide an outline […]