Entries by FreshHeads

Pediatricians Warn About Lindane Pesticide

Here’s one more reason to consider the AirAllé™ lice treatment system, which is completely pesticide free: According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the pharmaceutical Lindane presents a health hazard to children. Lindane is grouped in same vein as DDT, the infamous insecticide of several generations ago. The AAP based their pronouncement on the Lindane’s side effects. […]

Super Lice

Is “Super Lice” Real? New research published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, a publication of the Entomological Society of America, shows that lice are becoming increasingly difficult to remove. That’s thanks to a new strain of lice that is resistant to traditional treatments. In fact, this new strain of “super lice” is spreading more […]

How Do I Know If My Child Has Lice?

Head lice are amazingly inconspicuous in your child’s hair and can be very hard to spot or detect. Itching can be one of the first signs of head lice unless your child has a very light case. If your child has an itchy scalp or has been exposed to another child with lice, it’s best […]

Oh My, Do We Have Lice? Now What?

An estimated six to 12 million infestations occur in the U.S. annually. It is particularly common among pre-school and elementary school children. Head lice do not transmit any diseases, but they are very contagious and can be very itchy. To determine if your child has been infected with head lice and what to do next, […]

Selfies and Lice

First Coast News Interviews Jacksonville Business Owner, Mandy Ottesen, of Fresh Heads Lice Removal about whether head lice can be transmitted via “selfies”: Mandy explains that the most efficient ways to keep head lice at bay are to avoid head-to-head contact with other people, to avoid sharing hats, helmets, combs, brushes, and hair accessories. She […]

Be Aware and Prepare: Prevent Lice!

It’s not a question of “if my child’s school will have a lice outbreak” – it’s “when will my child’s school have a lice outbreak?” News4Jax reported that approximately 85 percent of all school districts report at least one outbreak a year. Check out this recent news article for tips on how you can help […]

How To Check for Head Lice

Most parents are fearful of the idea that their children will contract head lice, yet until they actually do battle head lice, those same parents have no idea how to check for it.  If you have never seen it, how would you know?  It would seem logical to turn to the internet for advice, but […]

Proven Natural Choices For Lice Removal

Fresh Heads Head Lice Treatment Methods and Products are Proven Natural Choices Over the years, people have used a variety of methods to treat head lice infestations. Most of the treatments have been pesticide-based products. Permethrin(1%) or pyrethrin products are sold over-the-counter. Permethrin(5%), malathion(0.5%0) and lindane(1%) products are sold by prescription only. As pesticide resistance […]