Head Lice Outbreak: Cleaning Hairbrushes and Combs

Prevention of head lice infestation includes not just the thorough maintenance of kids’ Cleaning Hairbrushes And Combshair, but hair accessories too. Our hairbrushes and combs need regular cleaning during a lice outbreak. This is because hair brushes and combs accumulate debris, such as lice,which can then transfer to the hair.So, whether it’s you who has been infested with lice or your family member, it pays to keep your brushes and combs clean and lice freefree. Additionally, cleaning your hair tools and accessories will also make them last longer.Having said that, it’s suggested that you get rid of all the hair built upin the brushes every week, or more often. As a word of advice, don’t forget to toss the hair removed from brushes into the trash immediately, particularly if you have head lice infestation.

The Best Way to Clean Combs If You Have Head Lice

When the head lice epidemic strikes you, it’s ideal to keep your combs and hair brushes clean. Soak the combs in hotwater- not blisteringhot, however. Ideally, the water shouldbe at a temperature of 130°F. Leave the combs in the water for 15 minutes. On the other hand, hair tools that cannot be soaked in water must be placed in a strongly-sealed plastic bag and put into the freezer for at least 10-12 hours. Doing sowilldestroy the lice and eggs. Later, you can clean them with your usual method.

Cleaning Hairbrushes the Regularly

Collect all hairbrushes and combs and dampen their bristles under warm water. Make sure not to soak the bodies in water. Then,apply very small amounts of shampoo to the bristles or the comb and gentlyrub the bristles of one brush against another,or go for a comb-brush combo. Place them under running water while rubbing the bristles until all the bubbles vanish. Dry the brushes using a soft towel.In case you find any remaining dirt or debris, use cotton to get rid of it. And yes, don’t forget to look for grime that often gets stuck at the base of bristles. Cleaning Hairbrushes the RegularlyTypically, there are 3 kinds of brushes that must not be immersed into water for cleaning, else they could be damaged:
  • Rubber-cushioned brushes,
  • Brushes with wooden bodies,
  • Organic-boar bristled brushes.
Head lice infestation is irritating, aggravating and a growing problem. However, to getyourself and your loved ones free from this mayhem without puttingharmful chemicals onto your heads, simply call us at 305-396-3848 to reachour lice salons to obtain chemical-free lice removal services at reasonable rates.