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In these unprecedented times due to COVID-19 we are listening to the latest advice from the government and their health specialists. We are continuing to work in these challenging times so that we can serve the needs of our customers.

Please note that we are receiving a particularly high volume of orders, enquiries, telephone calls and emails. With a depleted team we are working exceptionally hard to process orders and respond to customer enquiries. Unfortunately it is currently taking longer to process and dispatch orders than usual, so please allow up to 5 working days for shipment.

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Head Lice Lotion

image Head Lice Lotion

A head lice lotion, liquid or solution is usually the first thing we turn to at the sign of a head lice outbreak. If you suffered from head lice as a child, it is likely that the mention of a lotion conjures up memories of slicked-back hair and an unpleasant overpowering smell that guaranteed others kept their distance.

Fear not, modern head lice lotions are a lot more user-friendly and many now contain non-chemical insecticides that eradicate lice by physical rather than toxic means. Most even smell good too!

Head Lice Lotion Brands

Cyclomethicone Solution for Head Lice

Cyclomethicone is classified as a physical insecticide, rather than a chemical insecticide, because it eradicates lice through non-chemical means; it interfers with biological functions of the lice and eggs, causing them to dehydrate and die. Full Marks Solution is a head lice treatment that contains cyclomethicone and isopropyl myristate.

Dimeticone Lotion for Head Lice

Dimeticone is a silicone oil that is classed as a physical insecticide. It works by smothering the lice and killing them by dehydration or suffocation. Because dimeticone isn't a pesticide, lice cannot form a resistance to it.

Permethrin Lotion for Head Lice

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