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I always keep a kit with Lice Clinics of America products under my sink just in case the kids come home with little critters. It's the same formula the practitioners use at the Lice Clinics of America treatment clinics, but just buying the product directly on Amazon is a fraction of the price of having the treatment done by a professional. The only thing is, you want to have it on hand when you discover lice. So I recommend ordering the product from Amazon now just so you have it when you need it. Otherwise you might end up panic buying whatever they have at the pharmacy when you make your fateful discovery.
Quick lice treatment tips
Treat hair again in 9 days – Re-treat hair with the Lice Clinics of America product nine days after the initial treatment. Then treat hair nine days later to ensure you kill any potentially unhatched nits. This is the key to keeping lice away! So plan on treating hair with the Lice Clinics of America product three times spread out over 27 days.
Wash the essentials – Wash hats, boil brushes and change bed linens. Lice don't live long away from human hosts, so you don't need to crazy clean your house or hire professional cleaners.
Superlice – One major problem with pesticide-based lice treatments is that lice have become resistant. They're called Superlice. Like Superman, but lice. Pyrethrins and permethrin (used in popular over the counter lice treatments) don’t kill the eggs (just the lice). That’s why lice keep coming back. So it's important to use a product like Lice Clinics of America instead of the pesticed-based products you find at the grocery store.
Silicone – Lice Clinics of America products do contain silicone, which does not biodegrade. However, the pesticides in most other over the counter lice treatment products are hardly better for the water system. I'm sure there's a way to figure out which ingredient is better for the environment, but silicone is most likely safer for your kids. Lice Clinics of America says it’s non-toxic according to their website.