When used as directed, repeat applications are not necessary. However, the product is very safe for repeated use if desired. You can also use the product 2X per week on wet hair as a regular shampoo to help prevent re-infestation. [ Product Directions
Some people do not feel symptoms of lice, such as severe itching. Itching is due to an allergy from the lice bites and some people are not as sensitive as others.
Aside from severe itching of the scalp, the best way to tell if a lice infestation is present is to look for eggs stuck to the hair. If little cream colored eggs are in the hair NEAR THE SCALP SURFACE, this is a clear indication that live lice are present. **Finding eggs in the hair [read more]
No. Eggs cannot move and spread an infestation. Even after eggs first hatch, the baby nymphs cannot lay eggs or leave and go to another person. Newborn lice need to stay near the scalp where it is warm and they can be near a blood meal.
Although Schooltime® Shampoo was tested very safe for eyes and skin, as with any soap or deep cleansing product, Schooltime Shampoo® may sting if it enters the eyes. Covering the eyes helps prevent soap from entering and causing discomfort or irritation.
Head lice have probably been around since time began. Nits have even been found on the hair of Egyptian mummies when their tombs were opened. They are a human parasite and can only survive on humans, so therefore do not reside in the ground or on pets. Head lice simply travel from host to host. [read more]