Quitnits has been Helping families break the head lice cycle for 20 years.
Providing a complete management solution, Quitnits is a no fuss and effective treatment for head lice. Go ahead and QUIT THE NITS!
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No nut oils
No malathion or permethrin
No genetically modified
No Propylene Glycol
Not tested on animals
Not harmful to waterways
One of Australia’s leading brands for 20 years
The first Quitnits product was developed in 1997 and was one of the world’s first essential oil based head lice treatments. Since then Quitnits has become one of the most trusted, leading head lice products in Australia. The Quitnits range encompasses many different product types specifically designed to suit various preferences and treatment regimes. From spray applications to leave in shampoos Quitnits can offer a solution for the toughest louse outbreak.
Sometimes the treatment has not had sufficient contact or contact time with the live lice and they appear to move quite slowly. They can be easily removed with the included nit comb.
to the hair the following day. Has the treatment failed?
Quitnits products do not contain ingredients that are known to cause asthma attacks. If there is a history of allergy to essential oils consult your health care provider for advice.
my child came home from school re-infested two days later. Can I use Quitnits again?
Quitnits does not contain malathion or permethrin so it can be used as frequently as required.
I have used a treatment before that left my hair very dry. Will this happen with Quitnits?
Quitnits products will leave the hair soft and shiny just like a normal hair conditioner.
My child seems to be constantly infested with lice, while other children are not affected, why is this?
Insects are attracted to humans by different pathways but it is generally thought that they “prefer” certain people due to their pheromones.
Quitnits Defence Spray can be used after any brand of head lice treatment.
My child has head lice do I need to treat the whole family?
Not necessarily, the important thing is to diagnose first, if there is evidence of lice then you should treat otherwise regular inspection should be enough to keep the family lice free.
The Louse Life Cycle
Egg is laid & glued to a hair shaft.
First moult, 2 days after hatching.
Second moult, 5 days after hatching.
Third moult, 10 days after hatching.
After the third moult, the male and larger female begin to reproduce
The female lays the first egg 1-2 days after mating.
Female lays 4-8 eggs per day over the next 16 days.
The louse dies at around a month old.