Those members who applied shampoo can become reinfested by adult lice from another family member who did not use the product. In order to clear an entire family and avoid spreading lice from one to another, all should apply Schooltime Shampoo on the same day.
Combing helps remove lice and eggs from the hair shaft. Coming through the hair with a lice comb after using Schooltime Shampoo will help clean the hair of any remaining residues and unhatched eggs. Be certain to take small sections of hair at a time in the comb for more thorough results. See our directions [read more]
For use on children under the age of 2 we advise first consulting your pediatrician. The product may be used full strength or diluted (a small amount on wet hair). Although Schooltime® Shampoo does not contain pesticides, pregnant women should consult with their doctor before use.
Live Nits remaining in the hair can hatch. Although most nits immediately wash out of the hair with the final rinse after using Schooltime® Shampoo as directed, any pieces of dead eggs or shells can look unsightly in the hair and may even result in your child being sent home from school by the nurse [read more]
“Prescription” or “over the counter” pesticides and insecticides designed to poison lice can be toxic. These products can be absorbed directly into your child’s system through the scalp. Examples: Lindane: Lindane, a neurotoxin that is absorbed through the skin, is used in the prescription-only lice shampoo, Kwell. Ann Heil, a senior engineer with the Sanitation [read more]
The Shepherd Method™ is a safe, non-toxic, strand-by-strand method of nit removal developed by Katie Shepherd. Shepherd founded Lice Solutions RN, Inc. as a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 tax exempt organization whose mission is to provide community awareness, individual and group screenings and complete nit removal.
Thoroughly saturate dry hair with Schooltime Shampoo as directed. After rinsing apply a small amount of Schooltime to aid in combing the hair in sections. Schooltime spray away is an excellent combing aid and detangler. Follow the directions given in this site (link) for use of the shampoo and directions for combing. When completed the [read more]
Start treating your child as swiftly as possible. The sooner treatment begins, the less the chance of spreading it to others. Check family members to make sure the lice are not present. It is always helpful to prevent chances of reinfestation by contacting the appropriate person at the school or the child’s close friend to [read more]
It is advised to use Schooltime Shampoo for precaution. The product can be used as an application on dry hair to eliminate an infestation. To assure the hair remains lice free this product may also be used as a Maintenance Formulation before a lice infestation occurs or after it has been eliminated. The entire family [read more]
Look for a safe, nontoxic product that will remove the lice and loosen the eggs. Purchase a good stainless steel washable comb. The combing will assure no residues remain in the hair after the product application.