Category Archives: Lice Facts

How Long Can Lice Live Without a Host?

There are certain conditions that affect the length of time that the lice eggs can survive without a host. For instance, the eggs of the lice cannot hatch in temperatures that are lower than the average body temperature that is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. However, the nymphs and adult lice are not affected by the changes […]

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Where Do Head Lice come from?

Where do head lice come from? This is a very common question that many Toronto residents ask themselves whenever they are faced with lice infestation. Head lice infestation often results in panic, embarrassment and confusion, particularly among school kids who are more prone to it. These tiny reddish brown insects are glued to the hair […]

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Difference Between Lice and Fleas

It’s easy to confuse between lice and flea because they both cause itching and infest hairy areas of the body. They might seem similar from a distance but as you take a closer look, their differences become obvious. Let’s start off with the similarities. They are both flightless parasites affecting animals and humans. They also […]

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The Most Successful Lice Removal Record

Do you want to know why the Lice People’s methods are so successful? Because we only use the Shepherd Method of lice removal. The Shepherd Method was developed by Katie Shepherd a world renowned expert in the field of head lice treatment and education. The Shepherd Method is without a doubt, the most thorough manual […]

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Your Lice Removal Experts

Spring has sprung, the grass has riz-do you know where the head lice is? With the spring season finally upon us, you should know, that head lice can ‘spring’ up at anytime. Have no fear, The Lice People are here, to help detect and treat your itchy head, in a fun, clean, professional environment. So […]

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Have You Seen What People Are Saying About The Lice People-Lice Removal

‘Your services where fantastic. You fixed the problem correctly, immediately, and provided proper take home literature. Most importantly, after the kids where treated and pronounced clean, my head automatically stopped itching!’ -John N. Markham

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Of Lice and Men

Although lice and hair have been together since ancient times, an infestation only became an embarrassment in the mid-1700’s.  And who was to blame for this change in status? Why the poet Robert Burns. The stigma took a while to catch on, but it’s tenacious. In the mid-1700s, sentiments expressed by Robert Burns—that lice were […]

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Lice: Fact vs. Fiction

LICE. Who would think that the sight and sound of this four-letter word could instill such fear and disgust to most people who hear it? The mere thought of lice leaves us scratching our heads and seeking solitude. Sure, they’re annoying and the idea of bugs in our hair is creepy, but why is there […]

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Why You Should Come To The Lice People And NOT Use Over The Counter Products

Why you should come to The Lice People and NOT use over the counter products? The Lice People services are guaranteed and all of our products are safe. We do not use pesticides, so our products are not toxic. We are also pediatrician recommended. Most the clients that come to The Lice Peoplehave already used an […]

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What are head lice?

Head lice are tiny six-legged blood-sucking parasites. Each leg is equipped with a claw, enabling the lice to grasp onto the shaft of the child’s hair. They can vary in color from grayish white to reddish brown. Head lice, like chameleons, have the ability to adapt to their environment. The female louse lays her eggs […]

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