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Pyrethroid Free Head Lice Treatment | NitWits Kind on Kids | No Insecticides Used!

Jul 30 2013
Head Lice Lifecycle

Head lice live for approximately 30 days and a female louse may lay between 50 – 150 eggs, we refer to these as nits!

The nits are an oval shape and are between 0.5 millimetres and 2 millimetres in length. When laid they are a yellow / white colour but can turn to a tan or coffee like colour as the embryo grows, once hatched the shell appears white.

Head lice can only survive on human blood, the lice feed from the scalp 3 to 4 times a day.

Head Lice Lifecycle of the Louse
Image courtesy of headlice.org


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