Can you get rid of lice with just a nit comb?

Wet combing with cheap conditioner and a fine-tooth head lice (nit) comb is an effective way to find and remove head lice, if done properly.

How do you use a Nitty Gritty Comb?

Just as you slide your thumb up the side to ‘pop’ the lid off a jar, the stainless steel Micro Spiral grooves of the Nitty Gritty Comb slide through hair that’s been coated with either Nitty Gritty Solution or any ordinary hair conditioner, and ‘pop’ off any louse, egg or nit that they come into contact with.

What happens if you don’t comb out dead lice?

If you do not comb out all the remaining nits, they will hatch and restart the cycle in 7-10 days from that point. That’s why we recommend 3 treatments over a 12-day period of time. This stops the life cycle of lice. These are nits at different stages and a louse.

Does anything dissolve nits in hair?

Summary: Some shampoos and conditioners that contain chemicals or special oils are marketed as nit-removal products for head lice eggs. However, new research shows that ordinary hair conditioner is just as effective.

What do nits look like in a nit comb?

Lice eggs (nits). These look like tiny yellow, tan, or brown dots before they hatch. Lice lay nits on hair shafts close to the scalp, where the temperature is perfect for keeping warm until they hatch. Nits look a bit like dandruff, but aren’t removed by brushing or shaking them off.

How can you tell if lice nits are dead?

When treating head lice, it may be difficult to tell whether the nit is still alive or if it has hatched. The simplest way to tell is by looking at the color — live and dead nits are brown while hatched nits are clear.

How do you get nits out of Nitty Gritty comb?

An old toothbrush or nail brush is useful for removing and cleaning the lice and eggs from the comb. Just make sure that nobody brushes their teeth, of with it afterwards! Another item which is very good for cleaning the comb is one of the little brushes that come with an electric razor.

What’s the best nit treatment?

The 7 best head lice treatments 2020

  • 1 Hedrin Treat & Go Spray. Amazon.
  • 2 Full Marks Solution.
  • 3 Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb.
  • 4 Puressentiel Anti-Lice Treatment Lotion and Comb.
  • 5 Hedrin All in One Shampoo. Thornton & Ross.
  • 6 Derbac M.
  • Amazon.

How do you get rid of nits without a comb?

Wash any lice-infested item in hot water that is at least 130°F (54°C), put it in a hot dryer for 15 minutes or more, or placing the item in an air-tight plastic bag and leaving it for two weeks to kill the lice and any nits. You can also vacuum floors and furniture where lice may have fallen.

Does the nitty gritty comb work?

91%said that the Nitty Gritty Comb worked better than any of the other head lice products they had tried. And 92%said our comb would be their first choice of treatment if their children suffered a head lice infestation in the future. Our Guarantee Why we are better

What is in the nitnitty gritty complete NIT kit?

Nitty Gritty Complete Nit Kit This kit contains everything you need to ‘beat the bugs’. Including our famous Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb, Nitty Gritty Aromatherapy Solution and Nitty Gritty Conditioning Defence Spray. £29.99 Full Details

Is Nitty nitty gritty head lice treatment safe?

Nitty Gritty Aromatherapy Head Lice Solution Kit (with plastic nit comb) Aromatherapy Solution uses safe, proven natural ingredients instead of harmful chemical pesticides. After all, why put something on your children that you probably wouldn’t use on your garden?

How much does nitty gritty conditioning defence spray cost?

Nitty Gritty Conditioning Defence Spray After using the Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb to clear every trace of an infestation, use our lovely Nitty Gritty Conditioning Defence Spray every day to keep the pesky lice at bay. £12.99 Full Details Quantity: