Lice Services Canada - Ottawa Head Lice Treatment and Removal full logo

The True Cost of Lice Removal

It may appear that over the counter lice treatment is less expensive, but if it is not initially effective and requires repeating, it will cost you more time AND money!

Father combing her daughter at home.

How to get your ex to help with lice treatment

Every task seems amplified when your child has lice. Doing her hair for the day? Better change your brush. Drying his hair? Better get out the special towel. Sending them off to their mom or dad’s for the next few days (or week)? *Insert incoherent panic here*

Back to School. Tips on avoiding lice

It’s that time of year again.  New back packs, lunch bags, coloured pencils and head lice!!  Yes head lice.  Yikes no one wants head lice.  So how can you avoid getting it?  A few tips from the experts at Lice Services Canada on how to avoid lice. No sharing hats, brushes and combs.  Remind your […]

Victorian era comb

The History of Lice Combs

Lice combs have been around for centuries.  When combs from the first century were discovered the archeologists thought they were just beautiful combs that were used every day.

Scared mother reading her worried teenage daughter's diary

The world is over “I have lice”

As you can probably imagine the word lice would totally devastate any teenager.  Your teenager will think this is the end of the world!!!  They will think they are dirty and that if their friends find out they will be an outcast.

Tea tree oil bottles

Does Tea Tree Oil Kill Lice?

Does tea tree oil really work against head lice? The short answer is no. In our experience we have observed that lice don’t like the smell of the tea tree oil. But to kill lice the answer is no.  It really is only good as a preventative measure.

Olive oil in a bottle

Is olive oil lice treatment a myth?

Olive oil is great for many reasons. Killing or removing lice isn’t one of them. There’s a home remedy doing the rounds, though. It requires you to combine olive oil with conditioner and liquid soap, apply it to your hair, leave it on for a few hours, rinse hair with vinegar, use a lice comb to remove dead lice, and repeat this process every week!