Lice Facts


  • Lice do not discriminate based on socioeconomic status.


  • Lice like clean hair more than dirty hair.


  • There are more than 40 million reported cases of lice in the world every year and it is estimated that 1 in 4 children will get lice sometime in their life.


  • Lice are tiny little wingless parasites that crawl very quickly. They are only about 2mm-4mm in size. Lice are not able to fly, hop or jump from person to person.


  • Lice are blood-sucking parasites. They need a human host to survive. Once off of their human host, they will only survive for 24-72 hours.


  • People get lice from close human contact and from sharing personal items with an infected person.


  • Nits are not contagious. Nits can only be laid by lice.


  • You can’t get head lice from pets.


  • Lice bites may cause itching and inflammation and can become infected if not treated.


  • With the Lice Band you can prevent and protect your kids against Lice & Nits

FAQs

How does the Lice Band help prevent from Lice

Lice Band is made with 100% natural essential oil  which is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid that contains volatile aroma compounds from a plant. These naturally occurring oils can be derived from the seeds, stems, flowers, bark and other parts of the plant. Essential oils have long been used for their natural healing properties and may be an effective deterrent against head lice. Their extremely concentrated odor works as a repellent, helping to prevent head lice infestation.

Who is at risk of getting head lice?

Head lice are found worldwide. Infestation with head lice is most common among pre-school children attending child care, elementary school, and the household members of infested children. An estimated 6 million to 12 million infestations occur each year in North America among children 3 to 11 years of age. 


How can you contract head lice

Head lice move by crawling; they cannot hop or fly. Head lice are spread by direct contact with the hair of an infested person. Anyone who comes in head-to-head contact with someone who already has head lice is at greatest risk. Spread by contact with clothing (such as hats, scarves, coats) or other personal items (such as combs, brushes, or towels) used by an infested person is uncommon. Personal hygiene or cleanliness in the home or school has nothing to do with getting head lice

How are lice spread?

What are the symptoms of head lice?

What are the symptoms of head lice?

Anyone who has hair can get head lice. Head lice are commonly spread among children and adults who have close contact, such as in child care and schools. Head lice are spread through head to head contact or through contact with an item, such as a towel, a pillow, or a blanket that is used by someone with head lice. It can also be spread by children sharing hats, helmets, scarves, combs, hair accessories, hairbrushes or headphones.  

What are the symptoms of head lice?

What are the symptoms of head lice?

What are the symptoms of head lice?

Crawling or tickling sensation on the scalp. Itchy scalp due to an allergic reaction caused by the bites. Scratch marks or small red bumps like a rash. 


Some people who have head lice may have no symptoms.