Dry Scalp After Lice Treatment?

Have you ever had a dry scalp after head lice treatment? You are not alone. Some people do experience a dry scalp after head lice treatment. Here’s everything you need to know about having a dry scalp after lice treatment — why you experience it and what you can do about it. Why you do … Read more

Phantom Itching After Lice: An Overview

Man with head lice

Do you have phantom itching after lice — do you still experience itching even after your lice have been treated? This is very confusing as there are no ‘itching triggers’. But fear not, you are not alone in this… Phantom itching, also known as psychosomatic itching, is a recognised phenomenon and has been ever since … Read more

The Side Effects of Lice Treatment Shampoos

Lice treatment can come in many forms, but one of the most popular is shampoos. Unfortunately, as with all treatments, there can be side effects. Here’s everything you need to know about the side effects of lice treatment shampoos, how to use the shampoos properly, and how to handle them safely. Lice treatment shampoos can … Read more

Coconut Oil for Head Lice: Does It Work?

Head lice are not known to spread diseases. But they are still incredibly annoying. They are itchy, and that itching can lead to problems like sores, infections, and even sleep deprivation. One of the natural remedies people use for head lice is coconut oil. But does coconut oil work? Why coconut oil is effective for … Read more

Ways You Think You Can Get Head Lice (But Won’t)

Head lice are annoying parasites. They can be incredibly itchy. And with the itch comes the risk of wounds, infections, and even sleeplessness. But do you know that there are actually a lot of misconceptions surrounding head lice infestations? Many of these myths are about how you can get these parasites. Let’s debunk these myths … Read more

Why Do Head Lice Itch?

Head lice are parasites that live off of the blood of their human hosts. They are incredibly annoying because they bite, and those bites can be very itchy. The itching could lead us to scratch the bites, and scratching to skin irritations, infections, and even psychological problems. But why do head lice itch in the … Read more

Can Head Lice Live on Pillows and Sheets?

Head lice infestations can be very stressful. You can’t stop thinking about these horrible parasites crawling all over your head and how they can spread around your home. This begs the question — can head lice actually live on furniture? More specifically, can head lice live on your pillows and sheets? Yes, they can live … Read more