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!

Expert lice removal tips from Lice Services Canada

If the mere mention of the word “lice” makes you cringe, wait until you or your kids have them. Lice can attack the best of us, but the good news is they’re easy to get rid of. At Lice Services Canada, our experts suggest the following steps to help you with your lice infestation.

Boy washing hair with shampoo

Can You Drown Lice?

If you try to drown lice, you would need to keep them submerged for more than 8 straight hours in order to ensure they have indeed drowned. No coming up for air. Adult lice can “hold their breath” for up to 8 hours – they close their air holes and stay where they are until they can breathe again. 

Lice Comb

Lice removal success starts with the right lice removal comb

When you purchase the products from the drug store they come with a plastic comb.  So naturally you figure that this is the best comb because it came in the package.  Right?  Wrong.  These plastic combs are absolutely useless.  The tines are too far apart to grab anything.