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Woman Shares Insane (But Effective) Way Parents Got Rid Of Head Lice

We aren’t above trying it.

As big of a nightmare as it can be, head lice is something that a lot of parents will have to deal with at least once in their lives. From the time you get that dreaded call from school (or discover the lice yourself) to when they're actually gone from your kid's head and your home feels like forever. It's not like those little buggers are easy to get rid of! 

But if you want to be extra prepared in case lice strikes in the future, you're definitely going to want to watch this TikTok video. Sure, this mom's method might not be very conventional, but it worked, didn't it? 


Though traditionally, head lice is cured by special anti-parasitic ointments and lice killing shampoos, this mom decided to go another direction: pouring vodka directly on her head, which killed the lice and, according to her, the problem was gone in just one day.

Uh, we're not convinced this is the best idea — especially for little kids, considering the fact that it's vodka — but we get why it worked. What kind of bug would have survived that? 

Some websites claim that vodka actually is effective because of the alcohol content, but if you go that route, you will have to continue to comb the lice out of the hair and then treat it again about a week later. Desperate times do call for desperate measures, though... 

It's not for everybody, but we're glad to hear this mom's house is lice free!