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Head lice affect us all. When an infestation occurs, it disrupts your entire community. When your child comes home with head lice, life for classmates, friends, siblings, and parents is turned on its ear. That’s why it’s so important to get rid of them quickly, Once and For All.

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Lice Clinics of America (LCA) has long been viewed by the media as an authority in the battle to eradicate head lice from the world. When there is a story on head lice, journalists often call us first. Here are some of the many media stories that have featured LCA.

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Long hair, selfies, and the beauty of a braid

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Prevention is key to for those teens with long hair Week after week we now see teen girls with beautiful long hair coming into our shop with head lice.   It isn’t just us; lice professionals around the nation are seeing the same trends.   I have been doing my own survey to see just how many

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Seizures and Head Lice

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What can seizures possibly have to do with head lice? Why let me tell you! One of our clients was an ER doctor and we treated his wife and daughter for head lice…yes, even doctors can’t defeat the dreaded super lice. He was thrilled to find out about our heat treatment and non-toxic products. Why,

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I think I must be feeling 2 today because I have the Whys?

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So a few days ago was our 2-year anniversary here at Lice Girls and I tried to put myself in the place of being two to see what that could mean to our business… or at least that is what I thought I was doing, and by doing that I just had lots of questions. 

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PTA Fundraising Opportunity

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When it comes to fundraising, you’ve done it all. Cookie dough, box tops, wrapping paper, popcorn and juice pouches. It’s usually worth the effort. After all, your school sure can use the funds. What if you could raise funds with little to no effort? What if your fundraising could also help families AND reduce absenteeism in your

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Head Lice love school trips!

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It’s that time of year again when kids are going overnight to Outdoor Education with their classes and they are SO excited, but what they don’t know is that lice also love it! We see a surge of head lice infestations after overnight school trips and extended field trips. The kids are often in closer

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Teachers are Awesome!

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I want to give a HUGE shout out to teachers and school staff. They spend more hours a day than I do with my kids and do a much better job of exercising patience, wisdom, and discipline…maybe I should go back to school to be a teacher to learn how to become a parent! No

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1st Grader Finds Head Lice

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How did this happen?  Don’t they hear me preaching about prevention ALL THE TIME????? Yes, that’s right folks, my kids have head lice and I am not pleased. The story goes like this…the kids have a day off school (who gives a Tuesday off school anyway?), but I still have to fight lice, so they

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How will I survive summer and head lice?

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Ok, I know I should be excited about summer approaching so quickly, hot weather and summer vacations, but the reality is…I’m terrified! I received a very upbeat email from my kids’ school  saying “only 12 days left of school!”…WTF…that can’t be…that must be a typo of epic proportions…I…can’t…breathe.

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Warm Weather = More Head Lice

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Along with all that Vitamin D in the sunny months we are oh so lucky to see an increase in head lice. Head lice prefer temperatures close to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, which is why it is so common to bring home head lice from your sunny vacations. Lice Girls has seen a huge spike in

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The Lice Girl gets lice, seriously!

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Well, it finally happened, this Lice Girl got lice.  So, I had been itching like crazy for four days. Sarah and I had barely crossed paths and I kept forgetting to have her check me. Then this morning I woke up and my neck was itching like crazy and sure enough I look into the

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Neck Rash = Head Lice Symptom

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This may not seem logical…wouldn’t you be itchy before your head lice was so bad that you had a rash on the back of your neck?  Well, no. Only half of people with head lice itch at all, but many clients come to us with rashes on the back of their necks. We treated a

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Giant SUV = Terrible Person?

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Ok, I am coming clean…well not exactly because I am actually killing the world slowly with my new monstrous SUV…it was only a year ago that I judged those people with huge monstrosities they called cars, that don’t fit in parking spaces, take up too much room on the already crowded ferry, and honestly just look

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The Upside of Lice ~ Guest Post by Leigh Calvez

I didn’t want to think about it. I couldn’t stand the thought of sitting for hours combing through my daughter Ellie’s thick, curly, blonde hair, picking each and every tiny nit I could find.  The wails and screams I imagined were more than I could take. I had heard about Lice Girls, a new lice

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Outdone by my 6-year-old child?

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6-year-old lifts the lid to the very full compost bin on the countertop to deposit her banana peel and says, “Really people, could someone empty the compost bin sometime”.

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St. Patrick’s Day Terror

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The 2012 Leprechaun trap was very well thought out by the kids, many drafts and samples were made, in fact it was foolproof and I assumed we would wake up to a squirrel or some other woodland creature stuck in it. This mama can become a little too immersed in creative endeavors and it certainly

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Women starting businesses…oh, yes we can!

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Last night the Lice Girls attended the Bainbridge Business Women’s monthly meeting at Bon Bon’s (yum!). It was very hard to network with wine and truffles…no really, it was…try having a conversation with a mouthful of the most amazing truffles in the world…not easy or elegant. Being the tough women that we are, we persevered

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One of those days

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Ever have one of those days when everything just feels a little lousy?  I really meant that as a bad day…I can’t help it that louse looks a lot like lousy..

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Super Hero…Super Lice…WHAT??

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Why is lice so prevalent now? I never had it as a kid and don’t remember anyone having it growing up…so this launched my incredibly savvy internet investigation. According to the always reliable Google, DDT was developed by Merck & Co in the 1943 to treat head and body lice in the US Army around

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Start a lice business, are you crazy?!?!?!?

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We are often asked “What made you start a lice business?” and the answer is a little strange. A friend and parent at our kids’ school suggested we start a head lice business (thanks Jen;)…many parents we knew would travel to Seattle to pay a lot of cash to have their children nitpicked, and we

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