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The Best Way to Rid Lice

Our Heated Air Treatment will Rid Lice in Just One Session!

We empower parents and caregivers with the safest, most effective method to help your family rid lice.   With over 950,000 treatments performed and less than 1% of our clients needing re-treatment, we stand behind our Signature AirAllé® Treatment for 30 days.

The AirAllé® Device

The AirAllé® device has made getting rid of lice effective, safe, and easy. Our FDA-cleared** medical device blows heated air through its applicator tip along the scalp and hair shafts. It functions at a higher flow, but cooler temperature than a hair dryer.

Single one-hour treatment

A unique, single-use applicator tip specially designed to penetrate beyond the insulating layer of hair lifts the hair slightly while directing airflow right onto lice and eggs. These tend to be closest to the scalp.

No pesticides, no toxins

To ensure all areas of the head are treated, we follow a specific, timed treatment pattern. No pesticides or other chemicals will be found in therapy; just heated air.

Highly Effective

Our device is highly effective because the small size and shape of head lice and their eggs make it difficult for them to conserve water. The AirAllé® kills them through dehydration. Our most popular treatment, the Signature AirAllé® Treatment, is a 3 Step Process that desiccates lice and their eggs in a single treatment.*

Works Every Time

As such, when they are exposed to the right amount of heated air at the right temperature and for the right length of time, they dry out and die. Basically, the device dehydrates/dries out lice and their eggs.



Traditional drug store lice products do not kill lice eggs. However, our FDA-cleared device** is so effective at killing lice eggs, the chances of needing a follow-up treatment are very small.

In 2006 and 2011, clinical studies (Pediatrics and Journal of Medical Entomology) demonstrated the safety and efficacy of the AirAllé® treatment. Eventually, the FDA cleared the AirAllé® for head lice treatments**.  Each month, the AirAllé® device performs thousands of successful treatments.

Distinguished Innovation

The AirAllé® device concept originated in the laboratory of Dr. Dale Clayton at the University of Utah. Clayton is a professor in the Department of Biology.

1980‘s – Early 1990’s

Dr. Clayton successfully cultured lice on captive birds, such as common pigeons, for basic research purposes.


When he moved his lab to the University of Utah, from Oxford University in England, he encountered great difficulty keeping lice alive on captive birds. He learned that, because of Utah’s arid climate, they had difficulty keeping insect cultures alive.

The Problem

When his elementary school children contracted head lice, he thought it might be possible to control by reducing the level of humidity near the scalp. The question was how to accomplish this trick.

The Solution

In 2006,  a paper in the journal Pediatrics generated a feeding frenzy of worldwide media attention that validated the widespread interest in such a device, as well as the critical need for it.


A follow-up study in the Journal of Medical Entomology showed that the LouseBuster (which is now the AirAllé® Lice Device) was highly effective at killing lice and eggs. Subsequently, the FDA cleared the AirAllé® for head lice treatment**.


In a report on head lice by the American Academy of Pediatrics (Pediatrics volume 135, number 5, May 2015), the AirAllé® device was listed as the only device to kill lice and eggs through desiccation. It stated that regular blow dryers should not be used for treating lice.


In March 2015, professional lice clinic owners reported in a survey that when using the AirAllé® device, over 99 percent of treatments were successful in a single visit.

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