Persistent and Resistant Head Lice

If you have children, chances are you have dealt with head lice and can probably attest to them being persistent and resistant.  An estimated 6-12 million infestation occur each year in the US. (http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/head/epi.html). Almost all of our...

Do’s and Don’ts of Head Lice

Lice are not dangerous, but they do spread very quickly from person to person. Here are some Do’s and Don’ts of Head Lice: DO’S: Check everyone in the family using a good Nit comb, we recommend the Terminator Nit Comb Notify anyone who has been in...

How did my Child get Head Lice!?!

As the owner of Combers KC, An All Natural Head Lice Treatment and Prevention Salon, I get asked all the time: “How did my child get lice?” Head lice are highly contagious and can spread pretty quickly. Younger children and children in group settings like...

How can I tell if my child has Head Lice?

The most common symptom of Head lice is itching. A louse bites the scalp and can cause an allergic reaction that causes the itch. Some people do not itch at all so this should not be the only symptom to look for. There are also other scalp conditions that can cause...

LICE: Resistant to over-the-counter methods

Have you been treating your family with a drugstore head lice product, only to realize several days later, that they still have lice? If this is you, don’t worry, this is a very common method for parents all over the Kansas City area. As the owner of Combers KC,...

School policy on Head Lice

We have all got those dreaded letters, emails, or phone calls from our child’s school informing us about a head lice outbreak. But, do you know your schools policy regarding lice? Some schools have a “no nit” policy, in which a child can not return...