I check, then put their hair back and spray with a homemade spray with essential oils and then hair spray. Has worked for the last 3 years. DD9 got a note home last week that lice was in the classroom. So from then on our morning routine has included lots of spray!
so is it just tea tree oil and water... that's it? any other oils etc?
OP, do you have a hair straightener? As PP say, heat will kill them, but my DS'S scalp would get burned if I used the hair dryer on him too much, so I switched on my hair straightener and used it after combing out as much as I possibly could. I used the hair straightener on every inch of his hair, from the root. It fried them, and he didn't get them again.
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