Kill Lice with Mayonnaise
If you or your kids end up with a head
A few years ago, I unfortunately got lice. I tried all the products that the local drug stores had to offer and found that nothing worked. Afraid of killing more brain cells than lice, I refrained from using any more toxic chemicals on my hair and resorted to mayonnaise. It is a safe way to kill lice, and it works! Massage mayonnaise into your hair and cover it with a shower cap before you go to sleep. Wash it out in the morning and use a fine comb to comb out any dead eggs. If needed, repeat 7-10 days later.
I read this with a healthy amount of skepticism because it
a little like a snake oil proposition. As it turns out, snake oil could kill the lice as well because any oil or product with a lot of oil (like mayonnaise) serves to suffocate the little monsters. The Minnesota Department of
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