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  • psuedonym commented on belsey's instructable Loving Lice, or the joy of nit-picking3 years ago
    Loving Lice, or the joy of nit-picking

    Good tips, here's a good place to get a cheap strong metal tooth comb. At a dollar store in the pet section. My hair type is fine and very long. Decades ago I house sat for a miserable week, ignorant acquiring 100's if not 1000's of very hungry head lice. I knew nothing about them but I learned a lot. And nothing worked better than using a metal comb a few times a day over a white sheet. Place some clean hair strands for them to gather on like kids playing on a jungle gym and they will stay there until your ready to fold it up to dispose somehow...possibly just throw in dryer or vacuum them. ( if I vacuum bugs I stuff the opening so they don't come back out. )You can make little traps for them around the bed, putting your own hair in a bath cap. The trap can be a square of tis...

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    Good tips, here's a good place to get a cheap strong metal tooth comb. At a dollar store in the pet section. My hair type is fine and very long. Decades ago I house sat for a miserable week, ignorant acquiring 100's if not 1000's of very hungry head lice. I knew nothing about them but I learned a lot. And nothing worked better than using a metal comb a few times a day over a white sheet. Place some clean hair strands for them to gather on like kids playing on a jungle gym and they will stay there until your ready to fold it up to dispose somehow...possibly just throw in dryer or vacuum them. ( if I vacuum bugs I stuff the opening so they don't come back out. )You can make little traps for them around the bed, putting your own hair in a bath cap. The trap can be a square of tissue paper, hair from a brush, a little hanging over and another tissue square on top for privacy. If you don't believe me in a jar, put a thread of cotton, thread of polyblend , animal fur, and human hair with a few buggers.

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