Lice Geeks Blog

Read the latest news on lice treatment and lice removal.

Lice Geeks Are Here To Answer All Your Questions

January 25, 2021

The Lice Geeks experts are here to answer all you lice questions.

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Can You Use Tea Tree Oil to Remove Lice?

January 25, 2021

We have had many clients say they have used tea tree oil because they didn’t want to use the toxic drug store lice products.

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Top Choice Winner 2021

January 25, 2021

The team at Lice Geek by Lice Services Canada are thrilled to announce we have won for the 3rd straight year TOP CHOICE.

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Lice Geeks New Name

January 25, 2021

We are excited to announce our name change to Lice Geeks. Easy for you to remember and easy for you to tell your friends about us.

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Awesome Products Now Available Online

November 11, 2020

Lice Geeks by Lice Services Canada is thrilled to announce we have opened out online shop.  We know having lice can be stressful and our lice team is here to help you.  Lice Geeks carries the exclusive line of Awesome products to help you from lice prevention through to lice removal.  We know having lice can be overwhelming and getting the correct information on lice removal can be frustrating.  Our team of professionals are here…

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May 12, 2020

Here are a few things you need to survive a lice outbreak during Covid 19.

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Expert lice removal tips from Lice Geeks

March 17, 2020

If the mere mention of the word “lice” makes you cringe, wait until you or your kids have them. Lice can attack the best of us, but the good news is they’re easy to get rid of. At Lice Geeks, our experts suggest the following steps to help you with your lice infestation.

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Lice Treatment & Lice Removal in Ottawa

February 26, 2020

Things to look for in the lice treatment and lice removal business in Ottawa is as follows:

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Can Lice Drown?

February 20, 2020

Many people believe you can drown lice, but it’s not what you think. Head lice are very hardy and they can close their breathing holes.

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Tea Tree Oil & Lice

February 10, 2020

What is the real deal about tea tree oil and lice? Can tea tree oil get rid of lice?

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Ottawa Parent And Child Expo April 2020

February 7, 2020

Come visit us at the Ottawa Parent & Child Expo on Saturday, April 4th and Sunday, April 5th.

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3 year old boy in bath tub getting his hair washed from detached sprayer. Mother trying to drown lice.

Can You Drown Lice?

February 4, 2020

If you try to drown lice, you would need to keep them submerged for more than 8 straight hours in order to ensure they have indeed drowned. No coming up for air. Adult lice can “hold their breath” for up to 8 hours – they close their air holes and stay where they are until they can breathe again. 

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How to get your ex to help with lice treatment

September 3, 2019

Every task seems amplified when your child has lice. Doing her hair for the day? Better change your brush. Drying his hair? Better get out the special towel. Sending them off to their mom or dad’s for the next few days (or week)? *Insert incoherent panic here*

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Back to School. Tips on avoiding lice

August 20, 2019

It’s that time of year again.  New back packs, lunch bags, coloured pencils and head lice!!  Yes head lice.  Yikes no one wants head lice.  So how can you avoid getting it?  A few tips from the experts at Lice Geeks on how to avoid lice. No sharing hats, brushes and combs.  Remind your children before they go to school to not share and you will have to remind them often. Check your child’s class. …

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The History of Lice Combs

August 6, 2019

Lice combs have been around for centuries.  When combs from the first century were discovered the archeologists thought they were just beautiful combs that were used every day.

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The world is over “I have lice”

July 9, 2019

As you can probably imagine the word lice would totally devastate any teenager.  Your teenager will think this is the end of the world!!!  They will think they are dirty and that if their friends find out they will be an outcast.

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Does Tea Tree Oil Kill Lice?

June 25, 2019

Does tea tree oil really work against head lice? The short answer is no. In our experience we have observed that lice don’t like the smell of the tea tree oil. But to kill lice the answer is no.  It really is only good as a preventative measure.

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Is olive oil lice treatment a myth?

May 28, 2019

Olive oil is great for many reasons. Killing or removing lice isn’t one of them. There’s a home remedy doing the rounds, though. It requires you to combine olive oil with conditioner and liquid soap, apply it to your hair, leave it on for a few hours, rinse hair with vinegar, use a lice comb to remove dead lice, and repeat this process every week!

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6 simple tips to avoid head lice

March 3, 2019

Learn 6 simple steps for preventing head lice in your household!

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Winner Of Top Choice Awards for Best Lice Removal Services in Ottawa

January 14, 2019

Thank you, Ottawa, for voting Lice Services Canada as the Top Choice of Lice Removal services in Ottawa for 2019!

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No one wants to like me on Facebook

February 23, 2017

So my marketing consultant keeps advising me on how I need to be on social media more. “Post on Facebook! Tweet on Twitter!” she keeps telling me. “The more people who share, the more the word will get out about what you do.”

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