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Why You Should Go To A Professional For Head Lice Removal

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Heading to a professional for lice removal, instead of attempting DIY treatments, is an increasingly popular choice for those dealing with infestations. This approach offers numerous advantages, from effectiveness to convenience, making it an option worth considering for anyone facing this common but challenging issue.  Below are the main reasons…

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How Long after Treatment are Head Lice Contagious?

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Dealing with head lice infestations can be stressful, and one common concern is how long individuals remain contagious after treatment. Understanding the contagiousness of head lice post-treatment is crucial for preventing the spread of infestations and easing concerns among affected kids and adults.  Let’s dig further into the factors that…

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Why Do Head Lice Have a Stigma?

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Head lice have long been associated with stigma and misconceptions. Despite being a common occurrence – an estimated 6 to 12 million children get them each year – the mere mention of head lice often evokes feelings of embarrassment and shame. However, all this does is create more stress for…

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Do Freezing Temps Kill Head Lice?

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The concern about head lice often peaks during colder months when families are bundled up in winter gear and spending more time in close quarters. A common question that arises is whether freezing temperatures can effectively kill head lice. After all, cold temperatures kill off other pests – or at…

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Navigating Winter Adventures: Tips to Prevent Head Lice

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We’re well into the winter season, and for much of the country, snowy adventures and cozy gatherings await. However, along with the joy of winter activities comes the potential risk of head lice infestations. During the winter, people spend more time indoors within close proximity to one another, increasing opportunities…

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Unveiling Super Lice: Understanding Their Evolution and Treatment

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Head lice have long been a common nuisance, especially among school-age children. However, in recent years, a new term has emerged – “super lice.” These resilient pests have gained attention for their resistance to traditional over-the-counter treatments, posing challenges for families and schools.  Understanding what super lice are, how they…

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We’ve Opened a New Location in Pasadena CA!

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My Hair Helpers is excited to announce that we have a NEW location that has recently opened in Pasadena CA.  This new salon will provide the same services as our other salons in a comfortable and family friendly environment.  So what happens when you schedule an appointment at our Pasadena…

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Swimming and Head Lice: Separating Fact from Fiction

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As summer approaches and swimming becomes a popular activity, concerns about the transmission of head lice often arise. There are numerous misconceptions and myths surrounding head lice and swimming, causing unnecessary worry for many people.  To help you enjoy your summer, let’s separate fact from fiction and provide accurate information…

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