Roughly 6 million school-age children contract lice every year. And this time of year, right after kids are back from winter break, they tend to see a little spike in the number of cases.
- Start with a dry check, look for nits (eggs), which appear as yellowish-white dots that stick to the hair shaft
- Live lice are harder to spot, but they look like insects
- Home remedies like olive oil, vinegar and mayonnaise do not work
Hair Fairies: www.hairfairies.com
Pediatric Scalp Care: www.pediatricscalpcare.org