Mandy and The Nit-pickers: South Africa’s ‘Lice-saver’
The sooner parents spot a lice infestation in their children, the easier it is to treat your child yourself. Many parents are not even aware that their child has lice, as not every person starts to itch immediately.
Reblogged from filinthegap:
I had a feeling he had them when I saw his hair — so dry and mangy, like he hadn’t washed it in days. We had told him to shampoo his hair, then so beautiful and wavy, like Luis’s was when he was his age. He said he did.
“I did,” he would automatically retort to every hygiene-related query or command–without blinking, without thinking– like it was the most natural thing in the world for him to do and how dare we question!
What are lice and how do I know if I have it?
Head lice (Pediculus Humanus Capitis), is a parasitic insect that is be found on the head. They feed on human blood several times a day and live close to the scalp.
The first South African Lice Clinic Launches-July 2011
Lice – the very word sends shivers down any parents’ spine. Head lice are notoriously hard to get rid of and multiple infestations often occur. Parents can now add a highly effective treatment to their arsenal.
Success is earned, not stolen.
Being the very first lice clinic to open in South Africa has been challenging to say the least. Actually, opening any new business (without even introducing a brand new concept) is very difficult and requires incredible amounts of hard work and perseverance.
Spring – September is head lice prevention month
We’re not sure how everyone else is feeling, but we’re pretty thankful spring is here.