Question: Can I Use Conditioner After Lice Treatment?

Can I use conditioner after Nix lice treatment?

Don’t wash the hair with shampoo until 2 days after Nix treatment.

Avoid hair conditioners before treatment.

Do not use them for 2 weeks after treatment..

Does conditioner kill lice?

The conditioner does not kill lice but stuns them for about 20 minutes enabling easier removal. The long toothed metal comb will remove nits and the stunned head lice. Wipe the comb on a white tissue and check for any lice or nits.

How long after lice treatment are you not contagious?

After the first treatment, when the egg-laying lice are eliminated, you are no longer contagious. To stop the cycle of lice you must stop the egg laying first, then remove the nits. Timing is everything and you must complete the 3 well-timed treatments to ensure you are lice-free.

Will dead nits fall out eventually?

Nits may remain after lice have gone. They are empty eggshells and stick strongly to hair. They will eventually fall out.

Can a hot shower kill lice?

Lice are also tenacious and can’t be killed with a hot shower or strong shampoo. If you find evidence of lice treat all members of the household. Also, wash linens and towels on a hot setting of the washing machine.

Can I use conditioner after lice shampoo?

Do not use a combination shampoo/conditioner, or conditioner before using lice medicine. Do not re–wash the hair for 1–2 days after the lice medicine is removed.