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3 year old boy in bath tub getting his hair washed from detached sprayer. Mother trying to drown lice.

can lice drown?

February 20, 2020

Many people believe you can drown lice, but it’s not what you think. Head lice are very hardy and they can close their breathing holes.

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Tea Tree Oil & Lice

February 10, 2020

What is the real deal about tea tree oil and lice? Can tea tree oil get rid of lice?

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Ottawa Parent And Child Expo April 2020

February 7, 2020

Come visit us at the Ottawa Parent & Child Expo on Saturday, April 4th and Sunday, April 5th.

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3 year old boy in bath tub getting his hair washed from detached sprayer. Mother trying to drown lice.

Can You Drown Lice?

February 4, 2020

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. 

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Lice removal success starts with the right lice removal comb

January 22, 2020

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.

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Lice Service Canada Crowned Top Choice Award Winner for Top Choice Lice Removal in the 2020 Top Choice Award Survey

January 15, 2020

We won again for Top Choice in Lice Removal in 2020 in Ottawa!

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Best treatments for lice: Don’t fall for a Pinterest fail!

January 7, 2020

Here at Lice Services Canada, we’ve seen it all and heard it all from our customers. Many consider coming to us as a last resort when everything else has failed. What is everything else? These are ‘recommended remedies’, ‘no-fail’ treatments, and ‘easy DIY cures’ that usually only make the situation worse.

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2 bottles of tea tree oil sitting on a desk

Tea Tree Oil and Head Lice

December 28, 2019

There are lots of home remedies out there.  Just check the internet but how many work?  Let’s talk tea tree oil and head lice.  We have had many clients say they have used this because they didn’t want to use drug store products.  It is great that they were trying to avoid using products that just don’t work and can be harmful to your family.   The bottom line is tea tree oil just doesn’t work…

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Natural lice removal products versus pesticides: What you need to know

December 10, 2019

When the realisation hits that lice has invaded your child’s head, the natural instinct is to rush to the pharmacy and buy the strongest lice remover possible, to get rid of them as quickly as possible.

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Why Choose Pesticide Free Head Lice Shampoo?

November 25, 2019

Why? Because children of any age or size are vulnerable to the harmful effects of pesticides. They also often have pregnant or nursing mothers who should never be exposed to pesticide treatments either by applying them to themselves or to others. Why? Because too many people, unfortunately, overuse pesticide/drugstore products out of fear and frustration without adequate warning of the risks to themselves and the environment. Why? Because each of us has our own unique vulnerabilities. Pesticide products…

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Nits? Nymphs? Louse? Lice? OH MY!

November 14, 2019

One of the most frustrating things about lice is the terminology around it.  Lice, louse, nymph, nits, eggs?  What the heck is all of this?  With the confusion of what is what is also leads to misunderstandings, myths circulating, and unsuccessful treatments being done.  Let’s go through the proper terminology so that you can know what is happening and get the right answers for lice treatment that will be successful. Louse—It is one bug and…

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Vote for us for Top Lice Removal Services!

November 4, 2019

Vote for Lice Services Canada for Best Lice Removal Servce in Ottawa!

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Winner Of Top Choice Awards for Best Lice Removal Services in Ottawa

January 14, 2019

Thank you, Ottawa, for voting Lice Services Canada as the Top Choice of Lice Removal services in Ottawa for 2019!

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Official Nominee for 2019

Vote for us for Top Lice Removal Services!

November 1, 2018

Vote for Lice Services Canada for Top Lice Removal Services in Ottawa!

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No one wants to like me on Facebook

February 23, 2017

So my marketing consultant keeps advising me on how I need to be on social media more. “Post on Facebook! Tweet on Twitter!” she keeps telling me. “The more people who share, the more the word will get out about what you do.”

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