What is the type of treatment?

2 treatments, 7 days apart

How long does it take to treat?

Minimum of 8 hours

What ages can use Hedrin 4% Lotion?

6+ months

What size is Hedrin 4% Lotion available in?

50ml treats up to 2 heads

What format does this come in?



Simply leave in overnight


Clinically proven to eradicate head lice


Pesticide free head lice treatment

clinically proven

pesticide free

free from nasty odours

How do you use Hedin 4% Lotion?

Always read the full pack instructions before you start. Apply sufficient lotion evenly over dry hair ensuring the scalp is fully covered. Use fingers to work the Lotion into the hair and make sure it is covered from root to tip. Allow the hair to dry naturally and leave the Lotion on for at least 8 hours or overnight. Once the time is up, rinse or shampoo the lotion out along with the head lice and eggs. Ensure the process is followed 7 days after the first treatment, failure to do so may results in reinfestation.

How does Hedrin 4% Lotion work?

Hedrin 4% Lotion works over an 8-hour period using a physical mode of action to kill head lice and eggs, so is ideal to apply to children’s hair before they go to sleep or before they play for the day. It is clinically proven to eradicate head lice, is skin friendly, odourless and easy to apply.

Does Hedrin 4% Lotion kill eggs too?

Hedrin 4% Lotion is designed to kill both head lice and eggs.

What ingredients are in Hedrin 4% Lotion?

Hedrin 4% Lotion contains Dimeticone 4% w/w

How often can I use Hedrin 4% Lotion?

Treatment of head lice using Hedrin 4% Lotion should be repeated 7 days after the first use. This must be done to complete the treatment properly.

Can I use Hedrin 4% Lotion when I am pregnant?

Hedrin 4% Lotion can be used during pregnancy. Always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine in pregnancy. Medicines can affect the unborn baby. 

Can you use Hedrin 4% Lotion on coloured hair?

Hedrin 4% Lotion has not been tested for use on permanent, semi-permanent or temporary hair dyes. We recommend applying the formula to a small test area of hair before commencing treatment. If in doubt you can always consult a hairdresser. It is not advisable to use Hedrin 4% Lotion directly before colouring or bleaching because it may prevent the colour taking to the hair.

Can you use Hedrin 4% Lotion on hair extensions?

Hedrin 4% Lotion has not been tested for use on hair extensions meaning it’s difficult to know whether products will affect them. Hair extensions could block products from coming into contact with head lice, but not necessarily though. If in doubt consult a hairdresser.

Can you use Hedrin 4% Lotion on beards?

Hedrin 4% Lotion has not been tested on beards as its intended purpose is for application on hair and scalp.

What age can I use Hedrin 4% Lotion?

Hedrin 4% Lotion is suitable for adults and children 6 months and over to use.