Have your kids brought home head lice and nits from school? Are you itching and scratching because you’ve picked up scabies?
You need treatment for your infestation, and we have creams, lotions, shampoos, and combs that can help to clear things right up.
When one member of your family picks up head lice or scabies it can easily pass to everyone else in your household, so it’s important to make sure that the infestation is treated fast.
We’ve got head lice and scabies treatments from Lyclear, Hedrin, Derbac M, MolluDab and more, so you can choose the perfect product for the whole family.
Head lice are small insects that live in your hair and on your scalp.
They can be passed from person to person by close contact, which is why they’re so common in children.
Kids often put their heads together when they’re playing, which makes it easy to pass head lice from person to person.
However, head lice can also spread through sharing pillows, combs and brushes, hats, or even headphones, so adults are far from immune!
Scabies is a common condition which happens when scabies mites start to infest your skin.
When you have scabies, you’ll notice the symptoms showing up all over your body, except your head, although elderly people and children may see symptoms on their head too.
And yes, when we say everywhere, we MEAN everywhere (hey, nobody said this was pleasant).
When the scabies mites get onto your skin, they’ll start to burrow, laying their eggs in the tracks they leave behind.
If scabies isn’t treated, these eggs can hatch and the cycle will begin all over again – and if that won’t convince you to get treatment, nothing will!
Shampoos aren’t a suitable treatment for scabies, as they affect your skin, rather than your hair.
The best way to treat scabies is to use a lotion or a cream that will help to get rid of the mites that cause scabies, clearing the infestation from your whole body.
If you think you may have scabies and are unsure how to treat it, we recommend asking your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
If you or your child have head lice, one of the first symptoms you’ll notice is itching.
Head lice need human blood to survive, so they bite down on your scalp several times a day.
These bites won’t hurt but they will make you feel itchy and uncomfortable.
You might also be able to feel the lice moving around on your scalp, and in some extreme cases, you might even be able to see them moving!
If you’re feeling the itch, try combing your hair with a nit comb and see what comes out, if you spot a louse or some nits then you’ll know you’ve got an infestation on your hands.