Head lice is common in childhood, especially in primary school age children. As a parent you may look back to your childhood and remember going through the same affliction with head lice. These pesky critters are a nuisance to most parents and children since many hours are spent combing these parasites out of hair.
Just when parents were getting used to dealing with the standard head lice strain, reports of super lice and mutant lice started appearing as early as the 1990’s. Unfortunately, these reports are true! But it’s not what you think. Super lice or mutant lice don’t look or behave any differently than the standard lice strain. Super mutant lice are actually different in comparison because they have built up immunity to common chemical ingredients found in common over-the-counter lice treatments, making the lice treatment useless.
What are head lice anyway?
Head lice are human parasites that spend their entire lifetime on the scalp and hair of humans. Female lice adhere their eggs to hair strands located close to the scalp using a self-made glue. Adult lice look similar to a sesame seed in size and color. They are quick moving and often scatter for cover when you search your child’s hair. Sometimes eggs, also referred to as nits, are located first since they are stuck in one place until they hatch. Super lice look exactly the same, there isn’t a way to tell they are super lice unless testing is research is conducted on your child’s specific strain. Often, parents find out they are dealing with a super lice strain because they realize the chemical lice treatment isn’t working or making a difference.
You can do your part and teach your children about lice and what to do to prevent lice infestations. Speak to your children regarding the following helpful tips to preventing lice.
- Avoid head-to-head contact
- Check your child’s hair at home at least 2 to 3 times per week
- Avoid sharing personal items such as combs, brushes, hats, hair accessories, clothing and cellphones
Your Child has Lice, What next?
The moment parents find out their child has lice, they become disappointed. This feeling is felt by parents across America every day. According to the Center for Disease Control, there are 6 to 12 million lice cases reported each year. Parents may not know what to do next. First you will want to act immediately by alerting other parents whose children have been around your child at play grounds, birthday parties and play dates. Then focus on treating head lice as quickly as possible. Most parents rush to their local pharmacy to purchase the same old lice treatment that was used on them when they were a child.
Don’t panic when you find head lice
Parents often panic when they suddenly realize the lice treatment they purchased, and have used in the past no longer works to get rid of lice and nits. Don’t panic. It is dangerous and unhealthy for your child if you go purchase another over-the-counter lice treatment filled with harsh chemicals. When you realize the head lice treatment isn’t working just stop for a moment and realize that you have just exposed your child to harsh chemicals that are now in his or her blood stream. The last thing you want to do is add more harsh chemicals by using a different chemical infused lice treatment.
ClearLice: Natural Lice Treatment
Since the harsh chemicals are known to have a negative effect on some children’s health, many parents are seeking natural alternatives to getting rid of lice and nits. ClearLice is the best choice for many reasons! This natural lice treatment is void of harsh chemicals, pesticides and poisons. It has a refreshing light peppermint scent that children and adults enjoy. It is capable of working in one day and it is safe to use after other lice treatments have failed.
ClearLice makes your life easy when it comes to dealing with super mutant lice or the standard lice strain. Place your order for products such as ClearLice lice treatment shampoo and lice treatment conditioner, household spray, lice repel shampoo and lice repel conditioner, stainless steel nit combs and enzyme laundry additive. You can choose to purchase the products individually or in convenient packages including single size, family size and jumbo size. The products arrive at your front door the next day.
ClearLice also thinks of the future and offers lice repellent shampoo and lice repellent conditioner that can be used regularly to prevent further lice infestations. This is an excellent preventative measure especially during the school year when lice infestations are at their highest.
Taking immediate action against super lice will help get rid of lice and nits so your child can return to school. Most school districts within the United States has a “no nit policy” which means your child can’t return to school until they are completely free from the lice infestation. Place your order for ClearLice today and get rid of lice quickly!