The person treating should always cover their own hair
Make sure there are not tangles in the hair
Comb the treatment with a thick comb to avoid tangles and knots where lice and eggs lurk
Repeat after 7 to 10 days even if you do not see anything. This ensures the life cycle will be broken - which means no more lice.
Use Washing up liquid to wash treatment out of hair - it is kind on skin and washes the oil out in one wash.
Do not worry if scalp still itches for a few days after treatment, it is the saliva in the louse that cause itchy skin. The bites will take a few days to disperse after treatment.
Always wash hair brushes before using after treatment.
Every family member should have their own hairbrush - this is a sure way to spread lice quickly in a family.
No need to boil wash bedding, simply wash as usual.