Like every year, beginning the school year and again make the dreaded presence of lice or lice infestation , an issue that brings parents and educators head. As parents, and before they make an appearance of unwanted guests in the head of your children, you must consider some tips on how to prevent the spread of lice in children.
Its spread has nothing to do with the child’s personal hygiene, or school, or your home, this is just one of the myths that surround him. The louse is a tiny insect, no wings, which only feeds on man, do not jump or fly, and only spread by connecting head to head, or even by sharing combs, brushes, hats, hair accessories or pillows with the infected person.
There is a long list of lotions, shampoos and all sorts of treatments, homemade or not to remove the lice. But you should now focus on a previous phase, what you should do to prevent the spread of lice.
Avoid, whenever possible, direct contact between the heads of children.
Perfume the hair (can be a repellent), preferably with colonies or herbal scents such as lavender, tea tree or geranium. Repellents are not recommended for drug prolonged use.
Do not share towels, or brushes, or combs, or hats, or hair accessories.
Brushing your hair several times a day to weaken the lice, if any, and prevent egg laying.
Check the heads often, especially inside the ears and neck: it is easier to remove a couple of nits, even manually, to eradicate an entire colony, and adult lice.
Pass the nit comb frequently: after washing and smoothing has been applied, with wet hair, comb the child with a special comb to remove nits and lice.