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I have never had nor dealt with lice before, so I called lice charmers and scheduled her to come out in the evening. She showed up and checked my hair, my son's, and then my daughter's hair who was... the only person with lice. She got all the lice, and nits out of my daughter's hair and my daughter's hair is very thick. She was very thorough and knowledgeable about lice and how to get rid of them and keep them away. I highly recommend calling her to take care of your lice problem, she also guarantees her more
Michael Krout
Michael K.
03:40 27 Nov 19
Calling Lice Charmers was a great decision. Lex was wonderful with our 3 year old as well as extremely thorough. I recommend Lice Charmers... 100%.
Billy Marlowe
Billy M.
23:26 26 Nov 19
Definitely recommend this company! We called Lice Charmers late in the afternoon after finding out at least one of our kids had lice. They were able to come out first thing the next morning. Lex was... very nice and worked diligently with all four of us. We felt free of lice and were much more educated than we had been about the subject. Lex even brought a fun kids book about lice. It was great not having to go anywhere to get checked and treated. Thank you so much!read more
Sarah S
Sarah S
22:21 18 Nov 19
Definitely recommend this company! We called Lice Charmers late in the afternoon after finding out at least one of our kids had lice. They were able to come out first thing the next morning. Lex was... very nice and worked diligently with all four of us. We felt free of lice and were much more educated than we had been about the subject. Lex even brought a fun kids book about lice. It was great not having to go anywhere to get checked and treated. Thank you so much!read more
Sarita Chandler
Sarita C.
22:18 18 Nov 19
Definitely recommend this company! We called Lice Charmers late in the afternoon after finding out at least one of our kids had lice. They were able to come...
Sarah S.
Sarah S.
14:20 18 Nov 19
Lexi was kind and efficient and skillful - she really saved the day- we are so grateful
J Glasser
J G.
18:46 02 Nov 19
I called at 8am and Lex was there by 10, everyone got checked and lice removed by noon. It was so convenience to have everyone at home so I could do laundry, send emails, and keep siblings... entertained while Lex worked. She was also very informative and helped us understand how to handle and prevent lice infestations. Would totally use them again!read more
Kimberly Mason
Kimberly M.
20:10 16 Oct 19
We had the best possible experience thanks to Alexis. She checked everyone in our family and then treated our daughter. I learned a ton from Alexis and what to check for moving forward. I highly... recommend calling her as soon as you find the little more
Cara Taormina
Cara T.
21:11 04 Oct 19
After learning I had head lice, I went online and found Lice Charmers. Called immediately and got an appointment within 2 hours. Lex showed up on time and proceeded to clean my head! She was very... informative and thorough. She is awesome! Highly recommend her!read more
carole taormina
carole T.
20:31 04 Oct 19
I went to get a haircut and was told I had head lice! After freaking out I looked online and found Lice Charmers and called right away. Got an in in home...
Gayle T.
Gayle T.
13:29 04 Oct 19
Lex is the absolute best!!!!!! She called me back at 11 pm. We got an appointment right away. She is extremely thorough!!! She was so sweet to my kids and...
Susan V.
Susan V.
13:22 28 Sep 19
Holy hannah, Lex is a LIFESAVER! Here are the top 5 reasons why I love her and this company!1. She is prompt with her communication. She emailed me back at 11pm the night I messaged her to set up... an appointment, and she was able to get us in for a next day appointment!2. She saved us hours and hours of lost time at a lice clinic! I was able to cook, clean and carry on life while she worked on our family.3. She is *extremely* knowledgable about lice and gave us amazing research-based advice about how to clean the house and prevent future outbreaks.4. She stays true to her word of 30-day guarantee! Unfortunately, we suffered a second lice outbreak within the 30 days, and she came back to help us out free-of-charge. (We have since narrowed down the issue to our gym's daycare so we are officially pulling our kids from this program! Ugh!)5. We successfully used our HSA account to cover the cost!read more
Shannon Robertson
Shannon R.
06:40 25 Sep 19
Very personable and attentive. She did a thorough search and comb through plus good conversation. I felt very relaxed in an already tense situation. I feel clean and happy going to sleep tonight :)... thank you lice charmers!!!read more
shannon vasilev
shannon V.
02:48 14 Sep 19
We had a great experience with Alexis and are grateful to have such a quick response for an in-home lice check and removal. She was prompt, pleasant and good. What else could we ask for?
Matt Martin
Matt M.
20:31 10 Sep 19
This was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had with an in-home lice treatment. The technician was right on top, very proficient and super friendly. As much as one could enjoy the experience of... removing nits, this was it! Thank you Lice Charmers!read more
Lucinda Salinas
Lucinda S.
05:08 10 Sep 19


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  • Top reviewed in-home head lice service specialists.
  • Professional nit killing and lice removal mobile clinic/salon.
  • Natural combing for urgent lice salon results with no doctor required.
  • Same day, emergency extermination without leaving your place.
  • Clean hair and a quickly lice-free home in one day, for a fair treatment price.
  • No lice kit required & no traveling to a costly facilities locations.
  • FSA and HSA insurance payments accepted.
  • Cleaning tips for free – No health risking medicine.
  • American owned and locally operated.
  • Best option for private help near you.

For effective and fast lice treatment many families are happy to get a specialist visit in the comfort of their home. Head lice can cause more than just itching. They can cause enormous stress on children and parents. The itching can interrupt sleep, but the mental stress can make it hard to concentrate and make parents feel isolated because of the stigma around talking about head lice and that it can happen to anyone and shouldn’t be a source of shame.

Lice are a problem worldwide and some countries have traditional options and methods that depend on a host of different culture factors, financial, and technological opportunities. There are lice clinics in america as well as salons, mobile services, and other facilities sprouting up everywhere. The earliest lice businesses were most likely founded by parents, especially moms, that were struggling to find a solution head lice for their children and community. Now, there are large national franchises and private corporations that offer a variety of services. You can identify the top lice businesses in your area by searching google maps or Yelp for the best reviews.

The cost of hiring a professional lice service can range from as low as $135 to nearly $1000 based on how much treatment is needed and how urgently.  Kits found at drugstore locations such as CVS, Walgreen, or Walmart cost from $15 to $50, but expect to need multiple kits and be prepared for multiple sessions of hours of combing. If price is an issue, consider using a kit, combing your family with a quality lice comb, and then getting checked by a service to see if that took care of the issue.

Extermination using a professional or medicine is usually only covered by FSA or HSAs, not typical health insurance such as would pay for a general practice doctor appointment. If you do choose a kit, read the reviews carefully for tips on which kits are best and any pointers on how to use them for best results.

Adults head lice live for about 30 days. It takes about 8-10 days for a nit to hatch and another 8-10 days for it to mature into an adult.

A nit is a lice egg and that is composed of the egg casing and the developing louse. Once it hatches it is called a nymph and there are three stages of a nymphs growth and development before it becomes an adult louse.

Nits are laid by female lice by attaching them to the hair shaft with a glue agent that chemically resembles human hair. Nits are less than a millimeter long, brown when occupied and white when empty or hatched. It is extremely difficult for an untrained person to tell a nit from dandruff or other debris commonly found on the scalp. If you find a nit farther away than a quarter inch from the scalp, it is either dead or already hatched. Nits by themselves are not an indicator of a live lice infestation. Nits take about 8-10 days to hatch into nymphs.

Nymphs are adolescent lice that have hatched but not yet developed into mature lice able to mate and reproduce. Nymphs are less mobile than adult lice and harder to see because they are smaller. It takes about 8-10 days for a nymph to grow into an adult louse.

Yes and no. Looking for a lice doctor will not result is good results as there are no doctors that specialize in lice treatment because of the relative ineffectiveness of medical treatments and the fact that lice are not covered by insurance providers that would also bill a doctors office.

Looking through your family’s hair is the best way to catch a lice infestation before it spreads from your children to everyone else in the family. In most cases, the daughters and the mothers have it. Possibly because it is easier for lice to move from long hair to long hair than from short hair to long hair because of the way longer hair may drape down onto another persons head when hugging.

The best places to look for lice and nits are along the hairline all around the head, the nape of the neck, behind the ears, and the crown on the head. Use a rat-tail comb or pencil-like object to part the hair and look along the scalp for anything moving. A lice clinic is also a good option to have your head professional checked for a small fee. They can also show you how to do a check on your children while you are there.

You may see businesses offering lice cleaning services for the home. They may take your belongings to their facilities or cleaning locations or they may use your washer and dryer. The truth is this is an extremely unnecessary expense that is only recommended when a client is physically unable to do their own laundry or has some time or other type of restriction preventing them from washing their bedding, which is all that is required to eliminate lice from a home. Since lice spread from head to head contact and cannot survive for more than 24-48 hours off a human head and cannot move around easily on anything that isn’t hair, doing a full-house cleaning is overkill. If you want to do more than your bedding, simply vacuuming the head rest areas of furniture, bagging combs, hats, and stuffed animals or blankets that cannot be washed is more than enough.

If it’s stressful for you, it’s an emergency and look for same day professional extermination. If it’s no big deal having bugs on your head, you can wait a few days before seeking treatment because it won’t get significantly worse. Head lice don’t spread disease and are not a urgent health risk. They are an annoyance and proper steps should be taken to prevent spreading them.

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