How To Prevent Head Lice?

Updated: Mar 14, 2018

How to prevent head lice at Halloween?

It is that time of year again where costumes, wigs and masks are in every toy shop and supermarket and children and adults alike take delight in trying on various scary items for parties and trick or treating to further enjoy Halloween to its full potential.

So, how to prevent head lice? If possible try and choose an item in the supermarket without trying it on and then keeping in a bag for forty eight hours before trying on, especially if it is a wig or mask. 

The reason for this is that head lice can live of a host for up to forty eight hours and you will not transmit live head lice from the costume to yours or your child's hair if you quarantine Halloween costume items.

Also, avoid swapping items on Halloween as this is a very easy way if one person has head lice to spread to the whole group.

If you are unfortunate enough to get head lice over Halloween it is possible that it may not be evident for at least four to six weeks and by this time it may well have spread to the whole family.

Remember, itching is not always prevalent as itching only happens when you are allergic to the saliva of the louse when the puncture the skin to feed on your blood - which is a true horror story.

In the meantime please have a fun time, but remember the rules to prevent head lice and nits - do not wear wigs for two days and no swapping on the day. Have fun and enjoy your Halloween.

If you find you cannot get rid of an infestation, you have not got the time or you just cannot cope with dealing with these little monsters - NitNOT are here to help and get rid of get rud if head lice, eggs and nits.  We are a 100% effective and can treat all levels of infestation and hair types. are a professional head lice removal service clinic that offer a 100% guarantee you can trust to remove all live head lice and eggs. are the light at the end of the tunnel, saving, time, money and stress. For more information on successfully removing head lice eggs go to services and prices page or call for an immediate appointment on our contact us page.


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