Giveaway: Vosene Kids Back to School Back Pack

Headlice.

The bane of my life.

Most of us parents, whether we care to admit it or not have had to deal with these nasties.

Last school year was particularly the worst in our house. Munchkin kept on getting them. So much that I wanted to shave us all bald!! At one stage I was literally combing her hair every 2 days to keep on top of them. I didn’t want to keep putting chemicals on her. In desperation I asked, or rather wailed, for help on my facebook. My friends recommended getting a shampoo that contained tea tree oil as that is meant to repel the little blighters. I am not a fan of the smell of tea tree oil but had gotten to the stage that I was willing to try anything.

On the hunt for some shampoo I came across Vosene.

 

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And we decided to try it.

Did it work?

YES!! I never found another headlice again while using it. Although it says daily use we didn’t use it daily as I noticed Munchkin’s scalp was getting dry. But even simply using it once a week and with the spray in between was sufficient for us. The smell can be overpowering initially if you don’t like tea tree oil.

Giveaway:

Vosene have been kind enough to offer my readers a Vosene Kids Back to School Backpack. This includes a Vosene Kids 3in1 Conditioning Shampoo and Defence Spray, Ruck Sack, Pencil Case and a £10 Tesco Voucher.

Vosene Backpack

The shampoo and defence spray ‘work together to clean, condition and detangle your child’s hair, aswell as containing natural ingredients to help prevent head lice.’

To enter the giveaway. please complete the rafflecopter form below.
UK entries only.
Ends 31/08/2014 at 12am
Winner will be contacted with 48 hours of the giveaway ending and will have 28 days to respond with their details before another winner is chosen.

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Vosene Kids 3in1 Conditioning Shampoo (RRP £2.54, 250ml) and Vosene Kids Conditioning Defence Spray (RRP £2.54, 150ml) are found in the children’s shampoo aisles in high street supermarkets and chemists. For more information and advice on keeping kids hair healthy visit www.vosene.co.uk/nitwatch.

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59 Comments

  1. Ashleigh Allan
    August 9, 2014 / 7:10 am

    Tie long hair up!

  2. August 9, 2014 / 9:38 am

    I use tea tree pure oil, a drop in my shampoo, this works quite well.

  3. frances hopkins
    August 9, 2014 / 10:02 am

    Keep your hair tied up x

  4. shabz
    August 9, 2014 / 11:59 am

    Condition and come through every time you wash their hair to keep it pest free. Works a treat!

  5. kim neville
    August 9, 2014 / 3:02 pm

    I always comb through conditioner through my kids hair and put a few drops of tea tree oil in

  6. August 9, 2014 / 4:22 pm

    I drop of pure tea tree oil in the shampoo then plenty of conditioner and comb through with a fine tooth comb
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  7. Julie H
    August 9, 2014 / 8:57 pm

    Always have hair tied back / short!

  8. Stephen Curry
    August 9, 2014 / 10:01 pm

    use shampoos with tea tree oil in them

  9. Leanne Lunn
    August 9, 2014 / 10:32 pm

    Tea tree oil in water sprayed on hair and regular checks

  10. Natalie Crossan
    August 9, 2014 / 10:46 pm

    If you’ve got a girl – stick her hair up!

  11. August 10, 2014 / 11:31 am

    A good comb and tea tree oil as they don’t like it .

  12. laura banks
    August 10, 2014 / 11:52 am

    using tea tree oil

  13. Lynsey Buchanan
    August 10, 2014 / 11:05 pm

    Regular checks for lice

  14. Amanda Walsh
    August 11, 2014 / 2:03 am

    keep their hair up and comb it once a week

  15. clair downham
    August 11, 2014 / 11:37 am

    keep long hair up or plait it

  16. Laura F
    August 11, 2014 / 9:49 pm

    I actually use this vosene spray and it lasts for ages (ive 2 boys). I found it work well so far.

  17. cherie shaw
    August 12, 2014 / 12:51 am

    Check twice a week to make sure 🙂

  18. tracey bowden
    August 13, 2014 / 11:02 am

    Prevention is better than treatment! I only use this vosene shampoo too! I did stop for a while and we couldn’t get rid of them. But now we only use this shampoo and haven’t had any since!

  19. Kay panayi
    August 13, 2014 / 7:28 pm

    I use the defender spray everyday

  20. Andrea Stiffe
    August 14, 2014 / 10:40 pm

    Comb the hair through whilst in the bath or shower, with the headlice comb and lots of conditioner on your childs hair, the head lice seem to come out of the hair easy

  21. pauline hill
    August 15, 2014 / 1:07 pm

    check twice a week

  22. pauline hill
    August 15, 2014 / 1:10 pm

    check the hair 2-3 times a week

  23. laura jayne bates
    August 15, 2014 / 2:33 pm

    nitty gritty comb and tea tree oil

  24. Chrissie Curtis
    August 15, 2014 / 6:35 pm

    regular checks, tie hair up and tea tree is great.

  25. August 16, 2014 / 9:01 pm

    Keep long hair tied back and put a comb through once a week with conditioner

  26. Tracy Newton
    August 17, 2014 / 1:43 pm

    Check every day when combing hair, for head lice

  27. Helen Atkins
    August 17, 2014 / 6:08 pm

    Tie hair back, spray with tea tree

  28. abigail edkins
    August 17, 2014 / 6:16 pm

    just condition and comb every night

  29. Tammy Tudor
    August 18, 2014 / 10:03 am

    regularly check and try to keep long hair tied back

  30. IZZY
    August 18, 2014 / 11:23 pm

    hair in bun

  31. lisa chappell
    August 19, 2014 / 8:49 am

    keep hair up x

  32. Emma Ellison
    August 19, 2014 / 8:14 pm

    Keep long hair tied up during school / nursery x

  33. melanie stirling
    August 19, 2014 / 10:53 pm

    Wash hair everyday day and well brushed.

  34. Solange
    August 22, 2014 / 5:05 am

    Tea tree shampoo is brilliant

  35. Paul Witney
    August 22, 2014 / 8:45 am

    If you suspect lice, comb hair often with nit comb. I usually do it when the kids are in the bath.

  36. Emma
    August 24, 2014 / 5:09 am

    Nit comb usually does the trick!

  37. Trudi Walsh
    August 24, 2014 / 6:14 pm

    Patience & a bit of tea tree oil

  38. Alexandra Blue
    August 25, 2014 / 9:17 am

    loosen the eggs with white vinegar first before combing

  39. maxine m partridge
    August 25, 2014 / 12:47 pm

    at one point my daughter was constantly getting them from some one at school. we tried everything (even vinegar water). in the end we found a nitty gritty comb was the best and then used a defensive spray each day. shes never had them since.

  40. Karen R
    August 25, 2014 / 9:45 pm

    I keep my daughter’d hair in plaits for school, well conditioned and checked regularly!

  41. jen louise jackson
    August 27, 2014 / 11:14 am

    regular treatment

  42. Maddy
    August 27, 2014 / 7:28 pm

    Lots of conditioner, left on!

  43. Pete
    August 28, 2014 / 1:28 pm

    Regular inspections

  44. Nicola Daffern
    August 28, 2014 / 4:20 pm

    Hair tied up and use conditioner – prevention is the answer lol

  45. Joanna Sawka
    August 28, 2014 / 9:56 pm

    Keep the hair tied up and check regularly

  46. Kelly Hooper
    August 29, 2014 / 9:33 am

    keep the hair short and comb through conditioner in each wash

  47. rachael jones
    August 29, 2014 / 9:49 am

    If u have a son , consider gelling his hair for school , a simple smooth of gel can repel the beasties !

  48. chirag p
    August 29, 2014 / 1:10 pm

    have boys regular comb there hair looking for lice then not comb

  49. Sarah Mills
    August 29, 2014 / 3:57 pm

    I ALWAYS USE VOSENE

  50. Mark Rayner
    August 29, 2014 / 4:16 pm

    Use Vosene, it is amazing.

  51. Lauren Pilkington
    August 29, 2014 / 4:25 pm

    a good condition and comb through works x

  52. AMy Beckett
    August 29, 2014 / 7:01 pm

    Hair up

  53. Leanne Rowlands
    August 29, 2014 / 7:41 pm

    Make sure hair is always tied back and check regularly!!

  54. Mary Chez
    August 29, 2014 / 8:34 pm

    Tie hair back and check regularly

  55. August 30, 2014 / 12:23 am

    I cover their hair with conditioner 2 or 3 times a week and comb through. When I’ve finished I wash their hair and then add a few drops of tea tree oil

  56. August 30, 2014 / 9:23 am

    Looks f checking, keep hair tied back and I add tea tree oil to the shampoo myself

  57. gareth bennett
    August 30, 2014 / 11:39 am

    We have tried everything in our house! In the end we went with tying their hair back which helped and using tea tree oil shampoo. Not ideal I know but it seemed to eventually do the job!

  58. Kerry Brown
    August 30, 2014 / 3:40 pm

    Check hair at least once a week, and keep up with using a tea tree based shampoo, i have found it to be the only thing effective at keeping them away!
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