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Gold Standard for Lice Removal Opens in Lincoln Park to Save School System $2.5 million
Date:10/23/2007

Lice #1 Reason for School Absenteeism, Hair Fairies Salon Success

Detangling Problem One US City at a Time

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago school system, known for being one of the nation's most challenged, will have the opportunity to save $2.5 million, which is threatened by a little known, but expensive problem: lice infestation. According to entrepreneur Maria Botham, lice infestation is the #1 reason for school absenteeism, and on average it costs the U.S. public school system over $500 million every year. Her chain of elegant stigma- busting Hair Fairies salons in America's major cities are detangling the big hairy mess one strand at a time, and will come to Lincoln Park, Chicago in December 2007. The salon will be located at 2336 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614, 773.327.0800.

From celebrities to CEOs, head lice affects all socioeconomic levels. It hits hard and spreads like wildfire when uncontrolled. The problem is impacting the nation's schools, whose federal funding for each child's daily presence in school is squandered when they miss class. The issue has spawned a $100 million products industry, yet none of the chemical-based washes are effective.

Botham's Hair Fairies elegant designer-appointed salons rival any designer hair salon and provide Game Boys, Nintendo, children's videos on giant flat screens and portable DVD players to sit on kids' laps. High-end magazines and high-speed wireless access are provided for adults and trained staff educate and dispel myths about head lice. Hair Fairies technicians search through each client's mane a strand at a time. This is followed by two non-toxic treatments to insure that no nit, or egg, remains behind. The $95-dollar-an- hour necessity is covered by medical insurance, comes with a guarantee and includes the use of patented combs, enzymatic shampoos and rinses that get to the root of the problem by inhibiting the louse's ability to br
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