Watching brief: Parasitic infections


Hedrin All-in-One Shampoo can kill lice in just 10 minutes and is twice as effective as combing alone, says Thornton & Ross. For parents wanting to deal with head lice as part of the evening bath routine, the shampoo provides a simple solution, the company adds. A national TV, press and digital campaign is supporting the shampoo launch.
(Tel: 01484 842217)


Puressentiel Anti-Lice Treatment Lotion comprises a blend of six plant oils, which block the respiratory openings of the lice, larvae and nits, and four essential oils which are soothing and antiseptic, making them ideal for relieving itching, says the company. The lotion is supplied with a steel comb. Also available is Puressentiel Lice Repellent Spray, which contains citriodiol.
(Tel: 020 3488 8111)

Nitty Gritty Nit Free Comb

The award-winning Nitty Gritty Comb safely, quickly and easily removes every trace of even the most severe head lice infestation, says Oakwood Remedies, even removing the ‘live’ head louse eggs that other products leave behind in the hair to hatch, the company adds.
(Tel: 01202 780558)

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