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Rid Complete Lice Elimination Kit
Doctor Safety Rating
This product utilizes the two most common over-the-counter topical insecticides, pyrethrin and permethrin. For these types of products to be effective, patients must carefully follow the instructions and reapply the treatments at the proper intervals, usually 7-10 days after the initial treatment. There is evidence of pyrethrin- and permethrin-resistant lice infestations. If this product fails to treat a lice infestation or causes noticeable irritation on the scalp, patients should follow-up with their doctor. Parents of infants younger than two months and pregnant/nursing women should check with their doctor before using this product.
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April 3, 2013
yes but it was very messy
May 23, 2013
I am a federal prison in rural Texas. We use Rid for our unfortunately frequent lice outbreaks, and this product always helps stop the spread.
May 23, 2013
Hey...this really didnt do very wit my children...would try something else...
May 23, 2013
Can this be used for body lice? Not sure if I have allergies or something. I scratch all over. Maybe I'll try this
May 16, 2014
i havent tried this yet but it might work
June 8, 2014
WHO EVER THINK HEAD LICE IS JUST A CAKE WALK IS CRAZY, I WWAS A BEAUTICIAN AND INSTRUCTOR IN BEAUTY SCHOOL, HEAD LICE IS CAUSED BY NASTNESS,, THEY CAUSE YOUR HEAD TO ITCH LIKE CRAZY, BITE, AND CAN JUMP 8 TO 10 FEET THEY ARE FILTHY LITTLE THINGS, A HOME REMEDY IS NOT THE ANSWER,AND THE COMB S NOT WHAT GETS RID OF THEM, WAL MART OR ANY DUG STORE HAS SOME STUFF CALLED RID (IT WORKS)WASH ALL THE BEDDING PILLOW CASES ECT, AFTER TREATMENT, DO NOT ALLOW ANY ONE TO SHARE HATS, CAPS, ECT,ONE TREATMENT DONE WITH RID USUALLY TAKES CARE OF THEM, BUT IF THEY ARE REAL BAD USE A SECOND TREATMENT.THEBEST PLACE TO CHECK ON ANT ONE IS AT THE NAPE OF THEIR NECK, THE BUGS ARE SMALL, ALMOST SEE THROUGH, AND NASTY THINGS. HEY CAN CUSE RUNNING SORES, THEY ARE NOTHING TO TAKE LIGHTLY, WE HAVE HAD TO SHUT TH ENTIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL DOWN AND DIS ENFECT EVERYTHING I MEAN EVERYTHING BECAUSE ONE CARRIER CAME IN SAYING I NEED A HAIR CUT FOR MY CHILD-------------O MY GOODNESS I HAD NO IDEA HE HAD HEAD LICE---- BULL.PAY ATTENTION PEOPLETHATS YOUR BEST LINE OF DEFENCE, WATCH YOUR CHILD, LOOK AT YOUR CHILDS HEAD WHEN ITS BEEN SCRATCHING FOR 2 DAYS GEEZ
July 10, 2014
Dont waste your money, a 2014 study shows most lice are resistant to the 2 main ingredients in this product. Did not help my niece AT ALL.
August 11, 2014
This product does not work very well. Used it on my daughter and she was still scratching the very next day even after combing for hours.
October 10, 2014
I have been battling headlice off and on for a month or so. Washing everything and checking heads for two weeks using this stuff is a joke. I eventually killed them with coconut oil and tea tree oil. it seems to be working but I am not certain. I'm ready to shave beautiful girls heads!
October 19, 2014
The beauty school instructor who reviewed this above needs some education on lice. First of all, it is not caused by "nastiness". There are plenty of clean, diligent people with good hygiene who still get lice. How very judgmental of you. I suppose if you accidentally get it from a client one day, we can just label you "nasty" too? Secondly, they do not jump. I don't know if it's your active imagination or if you're looking at fleas or something, but you're WRONG. They can only crawl, albeit very fast. Lastly, the combing IS, in fact, what will get rid of them. It is time consuming and not fun, but if you diligently use a nit comb daily and inspect the hair closely, that is the best way to get them out. You can do this in conjunction with a product or home remedy. Simply washing your hair with a lice shampoo once or twice or even ten times will not get rid of your lice. Do some research before you go spouting off about something on which you're uneducated.
February 14, 2015
I understand that perhaps some lice are resistant but I have tried this product on 2 of my five daughters in the past. Lots of drama and absolutely no effect. Save your money. Best to just use good old fashioned elbow grease and wash hair carefully and often and pick out the lice.
March 5, 2015
Does not work.......we used it like it instructed and my daughters hair looked clear. She stopped itching and everyone else in the house was treated....i spent more then i would have liked for it thinking it would end it.....no....now the whole house has lice.....
May 19, 2015
This stuff is worthless! Did NOT kill live bugs as it says it does and I SATURATED my daughter's head. Save your money and get some other brand.
July 23, 2015
I went through through treatments of Rid for my child who has very long thick hair, and I combed daily to remove nits (eggs) It did kill the lice, but the problem is it does not kill the eggs so lice keep reappearing. After two applications and $48.00, it was not worth the effort or time. I recommend calling your pediatrician for Sklice (Ivermectin lotion, 0.5%) which I have been told will kill the lice and their eggs. No combing required!