Hair Fairies (www.hairfairies.com) opens new salon to help San Diego's frantic families rid themselves of lice
SAN DIEGO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Hair Fairies, the head lice helpers, (www.hairfairies.com) today announced that it will open the first and only head lice removal salon in San Diego on May 12, 2009.
Hair Fairies, in business since 1999, is a nationwide, full service salon dedicated to removing head lice. With salons in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco, Hair Fairies has now expanded to San Diego.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 6 million to 12 million infestations occur each year in the United States among children 3 to 11 years of age. Though head lice are not dangerous, they can interrupt both school and work schedules for parents due to the "no-nit" policy at many schools, where children cannot come to school with "nits" or lice eggs.
"We are excited to expand our services to the San Diego market," said Maria Botham, Founder and President of Hair Fairies. "We have successfully worked with thousands of schools, pediatricians, and parents to help minimize the spread of head lice."
The La Jolla location features a kid-friendly environment designed to provide a comfortable experience to both children and their families. While kids enjoy Game Boys, children's videos on giant flat screens and portable DVD players, Hair Fairy technicians execute their three-step process known as "nit-zapping".
"After being sent home from school or camp due to head lice, families can go into crisis mode," notes Botham. "Our goal is to provide parents with the information to dispel the myths of lice, then efficiently and safely remove the lice and nits, so kids can get bac
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