We let the louse out of the bag!

Here are studies, articles and helpful charts to support the information on this site.

Environment Study

This study shows that lice are rarely found in the environment. The head, not the environment, should be focal point when treating head lice.

Read the Environment Study

Comb Comparison Study

The three leading combs found on the market today are compared in this study. You'll notice that the Terminator Comb and the Licemeister comb have the best results when combing lice and their eggs. These combs will save time over others.

Read the Comb Comparison Study

Resistance Study

Head lice are shown to be 90% - 100% resistant to over-the-counter and some prescription products containing pesticides.

Read the Resistance Study

Tea Tree & Lavender Harmful

These two studies show that tea tree oil and lavender possibly cause prepubertal gynecomastia (premature breast growth in boys). In addition, the combination appears to be hormone disrupters.

Read First Article on Tea Tree & Lavender

Read Second Article on Tea Tree & Lavender

Cetaphil Scam

These two articles talk about how Cetaphil, first dubbed Nuvo, was originally designed as a get rich quick scheme.

Read the Cetaphil Story in The Almanac

Read the Cetaphil Story in Washington Post

Viable Eggs Farther than 1/4" off Scalp

This article shows how viable nits can be found further down the hair shafts making removal of all nits important to stop the life cycle from repeating.

Read Viable Eggs Farther than 1/4" off Scalp

Repellent Study

This study shows mint has a positive effect on repelling head lice.

Read the Repellent Study

Treatment comparison chart

This shows the different popular treatments used in treating head lice and their risks.

View the Treatment Comparison Chart

Importance of Prevention

This shows how head lice grip hair strands and spread from person to person and why hair should be put up for prevention.

Read About The Importance of Prevention

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