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August 21, 2006

In time for back to school, manufacturers have introduced many lice busters, from products that contain natural ingredients to mechanical combs to remove nits and eggs. Here's a preview of this season's lice exterminators

In time for back to school, manufacturers have introduced many lice busters, from products that contain natural ingredients to mechanical combs to remove nits and eggs. Here's a preview of this season's lice exterminators:

A DVD is also available that shows how to do a head check as well as other information. Pharmacists can obtain a brochure and DVD while supplies last by calling 1-(800) ITCHING.

Safe Solutions is offering Lice R Gone nontoxic shampoo and Tangles R Gone hair conditioner. Lice R Gone is a nontoxic product that removes the critters without the use of pesticides or combs. Tangles R gone is supposed to be used in combination with a fine-tooth comb after shampooing.

Follicel is a remedy from Harlow Lubricants. The British manufacturer claims it is all natural, nontoxic, and hypoallergenic. The product is based on citrus pulp. For more information, visit http://bibiheadlice.com/

Quantum is marketing HairClean 1-2-3 Completely Natural Lice Kit. The kit contains HairClean spray and a long-toothed lice comb. Ingredients include coconut oil, anise oil, ylang ylang oil, and isopropyl alcohol.