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22 Jun How to get rid of hair lice

Let me guess, the health clerk at the school where your kid attends called with rather unpleasant news that they found lice in your little one and now it is simply scaring the daylights out of you. You don’t even know where this vermin came from but you want it to go away and never come back. And because you know you don’t know much about removing head lice in Atlanta, you pick up your phablet and type “How to get rid of hair lice”. And so here we are! Lucky for you, head lice are incredibly easy to kill. Once you remove them and their eggs from your hair it is only a matter of hours. In addition, ovicidal lice medicines take care of the egg problem preventing re-infestation from newly hatched nymphs (lice babies)

OTC lice removal solutions

  • Pyrethrins
  • Permetrhin lotions
    • Prescription lice medicines
  • Lyermectin lotion
  • Spinosad
  • Malathion
  • Lindane shampoo
  • Benzyl alcohol lotion

The most important thing to remember when using artificial medicines to kill head lice is that while lice themselves are harmless to your health save for the discomfort, the same can hardly be said for the harsh chemicals used in some products. Use no more than is required as per the instructions. Also important is not to combine these medicines with shampoo and conditioner as they might react forming something else.
Homemade remedies for head lice

1. Vinegar
Vinegar is rich in acetic acid which kills lice almost instantly. Additionally, because its excellent properties as an organic solvent, vinegar will help dissolve dead nits which are otherwise difficult to remove from hair after treatment.
2. Mayonnaise
If you can’t get these little monsters any other way, why not suffocate them buried deep in mayonnaise. You just need to apply a thick coat of the mayonnaise and cover with a plastic shower cap for over five hours. Do this once a week for four weeks and you are in the clear.
3. Coconut oil
Coconut oil will work much the same way as mayonnaise. It will eventually suffocate the lice and dissolve their hatcheries.
4. Onions
Onions contain sulfur which is a component of many antidandruff and lice products crushed onion juice applied to infested areas will kill the lice. You should repeat twice a week for three to four weeks for lasting results

If you want a quick fix for your lice problem then you will have to opt for effective natural solutions to exterminate the vermin. Otherwise, perhaps your child only mildly infected or you hear that a lot of the kids at he the school have head lice and you are seeking out homemade remedies for head lice to keep you young one safe. Whichever the case, the above are all ways in which you can get rid of head lice easily.

Data provided in conjunction with The Louse Girl – Atlanta Mobile Lice Removal