It’s very stressful and frustrating to wait because nobody knows what’s going to happen. the thought of having to put my best foot forward to a group of single-babied strangers was a bit too much for me. Minn. woman who did not want her last name publishedThere on the Ladibugs Treatment Center website she saw a picture of a machine that resembled a vacuum cleaner with a claw-like comb attached to it Called the AirAlle (pronounced air-a-lay) it is becoming a popular weapon in the fight against liceThe rise of "super lice" strains that have developed resistance to chemicals found in many over-the-counter and prescription products has driven demand for new safe and effective ways to kill liceAn estimated 6 million to 12 million US children ages 3 to 11 get head lice annually according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The popularity of tablets and even smartphones can help spread lice as children’s heads touch while watching videos or playing games together There’s also the selfie effect — when kids’ heads touch while posing for group selfiesIt takes just 30 seconds of head-to-head contact to spread lice from one person to another according to Ladibugs Sharing caps clothes and other wearables from someone with head lice also can spread itAnd though lice can happen at any time the back-to-school season is an especially busy time for professional nit-pickersRachel Knutson and Lisa Rudquist started Ladibugs in Hopkins seven years ago They have been using the FDA-cleared AirAlle since they opened They say it kills head lice and 99 percent of their eggs through dehydration in just one sessionAlthough the device resembles a vacuum it acts more like a blow dryer"It doesn’t suck It actually blows out heated air" Knutson explainedThe airflow is three times faster than that of a hair dryer and doesn’t get as hot (the temperature is about 138 degrees) she said This makes it safer than a blow dryer which can burn the scalp she addedFollowing safety guidelines the Ladibugs staff members do not use the device to treat children under age 4 Avoiding chemicalsThe Saturday morning of the Labor Day weekend Mallory was lying in bed when she felt her scalp itch She scratched The itchies were concentrated near the nape of her neck Based on her experience as a teacher who has checked students’ heads for lice she knew the nape of the neck was a common hot spot for lice she saidImmediately she jumped out of bed and asked her husband to check her scalp Sure enough she had liceShe tried an over-the-counter product but it didn’t get rid of all the bugs in her hair Instead of using a stronger chemical solution she opted for the hot air approachOn the day of her appointment Mallory sat quietly in the chair at the Ladibugs salon while manager Christina Doran spoke to her in a soothing voice about what was about to happen"It will feel warm and relaxing" Doran assured herThen Doran placed the claw-shaped end on top of Mallory’s head moving across her whole head in a "switchback" pattern to ensure that she did not miss a spot She wore a wrist timer that beeped every 30 seconds prompting her to move the claw comb to another section of hair and blow hot air thereAfter Doran finished heating Mallory’s head she applied a thick oil-based serum to her hair and scalp — saturating the hair from roots to end to suffocate any remaining lice Then she used a "nit comb" to rake through the hair and remove the debrisLadibugs charges $229 for the treatment and comb-out which takes about an hour For Mallory it was worth it"The peace of mind is priceless" she saidStory by Allie Shah / Star Tribune (Minneapolis) when the show usually premieres," During the interview, many in squalid shantytowns on the outskirts of major cities and on the fringes of society. drum-like instrument largely played by the socially-oppressed communities.

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