Lice are commonly found in children 4 – 11 years, but they are also found in adults too.
I’ve shown you the types of lice and their symptoms; now it’s time to know how to treat and prevent lice.
The ideal treatment for lice ought to be safe and free of harmful chemicals.
The 4 ways to eradicate lice
— using creams with pediculicides
— using creams with insecticides
— and wet combing. This is when you use a fine-toothed comb to comb your hair regularly and for long intervals. For it to be effective, you should comb the hair for 20 to 30 minutes every two or three days for about two to three weeks.
For lice prevention;
avoid sharing combs and brushes, towels, headsets, hats, scarves, hair clips and every hair accessory that could cause lice to be transferred from another person’s hair to yours.