Asked by: Horia Zolliker
asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st April, 2020

When can I wash my hair after using Nix Ultra?

Hairwashing Precautions to Help Nix Work:
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.

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Similarly, you may ask, how do you wash Nix Ultra out of hair?

Apply Nix Ultra® Shampoo to dry hair, wait 10 minutes and then lather and rinse. Cleans hair with no additional shampoo step needed. Remaining lice and eggs are combed out with the high-quality Nix® Lice Removal Comb.

Additionally, how do you get rid of greasy hair after lice treatment? After 8 hours of oil treatment, comb nits and lice out of oily hair before shampooing the oil out of the hair. To remove oil, use a shampoo for oily hair, which is applied directly and worked into the oily hair; then add water to complete washing of the hair. Repeat shampoo if necessary.

Accordingly, can you shampoo hair after lice treatment?

You do not need to use regular shampoo or conditioner after the lice treatment. In fact, it is best to not shampoo again for 2 days, in order to give the medicine time to work. The medicine will kill the live lice bugs, generally within 12 hours. Comb your child's hair.

What happens if you leave lice treatment on too long?

Overuse or misuse of these products can lead to hair loss and skin irritation due to the harsh chemicals and pesticides. These chemicals can dry out the hair making it difficult to comb. A conditioner based lice treatment like WipeOut immerses and suffocates head lice without the use of damaging chemicals.

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