In schools and nurseries all over Britain children are singled out, picked on, teased and even excluded from school because they are suffering from a severe head louse infestation. This is not only ineffective, but also invariably extremely damaging to the child and his or her family.


We have lost count of how many parents we are contacted by who are just at their absolute wits end when it comes to head lice. That's because - just like us when we went through 'head lice hell' with our children - these parents feel they have tried everything to 'beat the bugs'. That is until they discovered our Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb.

Now there are literally millions of families using our award-winning Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb to finally free their family from 'head lice hell'.

What makes the Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb so special?

Our amazing Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb is unlike any other product on the market, our patented micro spiral comb is the only head lice product to remove not only the smallest head lice as well as the nits (the empty egg cases) but also, most importantly, it even removes the unhatched 'live' head louse eggs, which is the main cause of repeated infestations.

One comb quickly and easily checks, clears and protects a whole family - without any need for nasty chemicals.

How can schools and nurseries best deal with head lice infestations?

Head lice are spread by head to head contact, which is why they are particularly prevalent in primary school aged children.

Very often by the time head lice are detected on a child, they have had the infestation for days, if not weeks, so sending them home from school is not helpful.

Encouraging parents to check (and treat if necessary) their children on a regular basis is a much more effective way of keeping infestations at a minimum.

Talking openly about head lice and sending regular reminders to parents, is more effective than panic and blame. Almost all children will catch head lice at some time in their primary school years and educating the children and the parents is the key to minimising the problem.

Mentioning head lice and how the school deal with them, is a topic that should be broached with parents of the 'new intake' each year. This will mean it will come as less of a shock if their child does come home with head lice!

We have lots of information that teachers and parents will find useful on our Helpful Downloads page. We also have a one page printable PDF with our Top tips and advice for checking and treating head lice, which we can email you to hand out to the parents.

How can the Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb help our school?

We want to do everything we can to help schools get on top of their head lice infestations, which is why we will provide a complimentary Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb to any class teacher, school nurse or head teacher. Which means that every school can keep one of our free sample Nitty Gritty NitFree Combs in their school office to show parents or even loan to a parent so they can see for themselves just how effective it is. To request a sample, please click here.

We also offer a great discount for schools, nurseries, PTA's etc… with the Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb available to purchase for just £6.99 each.

If you are interested in ordering our Nitty Gritty NitFree Comb for your school or would like to discuss ideas for your PTA to fundraise for the purchase of the combs please call us for a chat on 0207 229 7775 or email

Finally, here’s what one happy Senior Teacher had to say.

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