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How do I get rid of head lice? These effective methods will make you deal with them for good

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Head lice is a serious problem that can affect anyone. Contrary to appearances, it is not caused by a lack of hygiene. We can come across lice at school, bus or gym, and its first symptom is persistent itching on the scalp. Before we reach for special preparations, it is worth using home-made, proven methods.

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How to get rid of lice with home remedies? Reach for apple cider vinegar

Home remedies are effective and, above all, safe, however, require a little patience and regularity. Unlike some chemical products, they do not irritate the delicate scalp. When you spot lice, reach out for them first apple cider vinegar, which dries nits and kills live insects. Before use, it should be diluted with water in a 1: 1 ratio, and then applied to the hair and scalp. For a better effect, you can also put on a foil cap. After an hour, you will carefully brush out any dead lice and nits and then shampoo. Repeat the activity even several times a day until the problem disappears. It usually doesn’t take more than a week.

What repels lice? They hate these smells

They will help you in the fight against lice natural essential oils. They not only have insecticidal activity, but insects hate their smell. Reach for tea tree oil, lavender, jasmine, coconut or eucalyptus oil and mix it with olive oil. Rub the resulting mask into your hair and scalp, put on a plastic cap and wait 30 minutes. As in the case, you will comb the lice with a comb.

How to get rid of head lice in adults? Use kerosene

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Kerosene works similar to vinegar. All you have to do is rub it thoroughly into your hair and scalp, and after a few hours you brush out dead lice and nits. It is worth using a cap – not only for a better effect, but also to reduce the unpleasant odor it emits. Despite this inconvenience, it is an effective method of dealing with insects. Attention! We do not use kerosene in the case of irritated scalp.

Source: Gazeta

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