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Head lice can happen to anyone who has hair on their head - including babies. Even though many babies appear to be bald, they may still have enough hair on their head to get lice. Only those who are completely bald are safe from lice,...

A common question we hear from customers is whether or not African Americans can get head lice. While lice are less common in this population, Black Americans can still get lice. Lice do not discriminate and can affect anyone with hair - babies, kids, teens...

Head lice does not discriminate. Even though some parts of the world appear to have more head lice cases, this is deceiving. Usually, we see these outbreaks in lower income populations because of the barrier to proper head lice treatment. People who live in middle-and-upper...

A common misconception regarding head lice is that they are more common in lower income populations. The reality: head lice are found among all socioeconomic groups. Infestations are also likely to occur in most ethnic groups, though African Americans have lower rates.  Knowing that lice are common...

FAQ's

WHAT ARE HEAD LICE?

Head lice are tiny six-legged insects that are blood-sucking parasites. They live on the scalp of humans. Head lice are the little and wingless insects with a size of sesame seeds that make their home on the human head and spread diseases by sucking the blood from the scalp. Infections and diseases caused by head lice are generally faced by on-going school students and their family members as the head of students come in contact with the head of other students. Contact My Hair Helpers to guaranteed head lice removal services. We are professional head lice removal experts known for our best service and customer support.

WHERE DO HEAD LICE COME FROM?

The evidence for head lice goes back many centuries. Lice was named as the third plague in the Old Testament of the Bible. The shell casings for lice have been found on Egyptian mummies. Live Lice on the head and their eggs can be killed by opting for different lice treatments that are available in different forms such as lotions, shampoos, and creams and these can be used at home without any hassle. It is necessary for the women who are pregnant or breastfeed their babies to take suggestions from a renowned doctor about the risk-free products.

HOW DO WE GET LICE?

In the majority of cases, head lice is passed with head to head contact. A smaller number of cases are passed through brushes and combs and sharing hats. Lice don’t like to leave their food supply unless a warm head is waiting for them.

DOES GETTING HEAD LICE MEAN I’M DIRTY?

Head lice actually prefer clean hair! It’s more difficult for them to lay eggs on greasy or dirty hair.