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09 September 2014

Keep bugs at bay, the Vosene way


With the children back at school and others starting for the first time, it's quite likely that at some point soon your little ones will return home with unwanted visitors. Head lice. 

Unfortunately as many as 63% of parents, with children aged 4-11 years of age, have said in a survey that their children have had head lice. Prevention is certainly better, and easier than cure, and Vosene's repellent products are here to help!





Lice go for clean or dirty hair, long or short, so if heads touch (they can't fly/jump) it is possible they will be transferred but you can certainly do your bit to try and prevent them. Vosene Kids shampoo and conditioning spray help to defend against head lice and leave hair clean and fresh with each use.
You can find them in the health and beauty aisles in your local supermarket and chemist if you wish to pick up your own supplies.


  • Vosene Kids 3in1 Conditioning Shampoo (RRP £2.54, 250ml) - gently cleanses and conditions your kids’ hair and scalp leaving naturally healthy shiny hair. The specially formulated shampoo also contains natural Tea Tree Oil and Lemon Eucalyptus.
  • Vosene Kids Conditioning Defence Spray (RRP £2.54, 150ml) – this fantastic leave-in spray detangles and smooths your child’s hair, instantly taming the worst bed head and the most unruly knots. The clinically proven formula also helps protect against head lice - using natural ingredients such as Eucalyptus Oil, Citronella Oil and Rosemary Oil. Suitable for children aged 3 and over.


You can also check out the Vosene Kids Nitwatch website which includes an online map to track outbreaks and allows parents to request product samples and gather advice about prevention.





*** WIN ***
For your chance to win a Vosene goody bag (a ruck sack containing pencil case, Shampoo, Spray and a £10 Tesco Voucher) you can enter via the Gleam entry form below. 
The giveaway ends on 7th October 2014 at 11.59pm GMT.
Leaving a comment is mandatory but there are extra entry methods available also.


Good luck!




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117 comments

  1. My son has just started reception and he had a lovely letter saying how well he had done in their school assessments and that he was moving up to Year 1 class with 9 other children from reception. His teacher was amazed at what he know and so proud of him.

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  2. the cakes he made at cooking club

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  3. The easiest way to check for an infection is to go over your child’s head with a fine toothed lice comb. Pay particular attention to the areas behind the ears and nape of the neck, where lice and nits like to hide. And if you want more info then visit at :bedbug911.com. thanks

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  4. the certificates and paintings

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  5. Love all the pictures they bring home but love it when they come out and tell me they've missed me πŸ’•

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  6. My daughter brought home THREE handmade Valentines cards for me once - was so sweet :0)

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  7. A letter to her grandad who live in the sky made me sob x

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  8. Sarah Prightingale09/09/2014, 14:19

    Beautiful paintings and a swimming certificate

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  9. loads of stuff. I love it when they bring photos home as it's nice to see what they are doing at school. Iv had plant flowers cards pictures. All sorts. I love it all!

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  10. A poopasaurus. It was the first proper clay model my eldest brought home. It was a dino but looked like a replica poo. Poopasaurus still sits proudly on my desk :)

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  11. would be really useful to have more as it works wonders I have my daughter whos in yr 3 and my son whos just started nursery x

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  12. i adore all the glittery pictures with lovehearts and mum written on them :) x

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  13. An award to say she has been the best in class .x

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  14. My son made me an easter nest with chocolate eggs in at nursery, it was so cute

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  15. a lovely footprint bookmark for their daddy on fathers day

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  16. My Great-Niece came home with a picture of a Hedgehog for me :O) xx

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  17. A bookmark in the shape of her foot :)

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  18. Debbie Creasey14/09/2014, 22:45

    Hand made birthday card

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  19. hand made mothers day card

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  20. Hand decorated mug for Mothers Day

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  21. my daughter made a lovely note for her brother saying how much she loved him :-)

    Ashleigh

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  22. A fathers day for card for the hubby. The boys school stopped doing them as there were so many children at the school without Dad's around and they didnt want to upset the children. My husband was a little sad the 1st year this happened so last year I went and asked and low and behold they both came home with hand made fathers day cards.

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  23. A gorgeous pink vase with i love you mummy on it xx made me cry lol in a good way though😊😊😊😊

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  24. christine shelley15/09/2014, 09:33

    A mothers Day cake

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  25. A lovely mothers day card with 3 heart chocolates in. Apparently there were 4 to start with but one got 'lost'

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  26. All the little pictures and hand made gifts are a treasure

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  27. a little hand made basket with some chocolates in that she made me for mothers day

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  28. A handmade mothers day card with a single chocolate love heart x

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  29. a handmade flower out of tissue paper and pipe wires

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  30. Both mine come home with a daffodil when mothers day is here, also the paintings and pictures, the cards, I have a box which I have kept all their creations in and love getting it out and looking at them.

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  31. The calendars they make at Christmas with their photo and handprint on.

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  32. Some lovely cupcakes decorated with I LOVE YOU MUM on them

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  33. A star for the xmas tree, made from lolly pop sticks & covered in glitter

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  34. a painting of me, she made me look very happy and jolly :-)

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  35. Catherine McAlinden15/09/2014, 19:38

    My 4 year old came home with her first sticker, it was for being sensible :)

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  36. A mother's day picture for me where he'd told his nursery teacher what to write "mummy i love you because you give me cuddles whenever i want"

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  37. Lynsey Buchanan15/09/2014, 20:29

    My first handmade mothers day card from nursery

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  38. i remember my son aged 7 bringing home my engagement ring from school !!! when i went in to see the teacher i was told he had put it in a christmas card for one of the girls in his class and her grandma had returned it knowing he shouldnt have had it. I was so grateful and found it hard to tell him off

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  39. Felicity Kelly16/09/2014, 22:22

    I love the homemade christmas decorations. My favourite was a handprint in clay painted gold from nursey

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  40. Any of the Mother's Day cards he made at school are special to me.

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  41. handmade clay tealight holders :)

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  42. A beautiful flower display with her picture right in the middle

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  43. MY LITTLE ONE STARTED NURSERY A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO, I RECEIVED MY FIRST DRAWING YESTERDAY, WHICH PROMPTLY WENT ON THE FRIDGE #PROUDMUMMY

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  44. a lovely drawing saying get well soon mummy

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  45. I got a 'mother's day' card from my stepdaughter that she made at school, I just sat and cried!

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  46. a clock that my son made

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  47. A Valentines Day card from my son. So cute

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  48. the certificates and paintings - leanne w

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  49. A mothers day card he made when he was 5, I've still got it and he's 18 now

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  50. A home made Mother's Day card. Really made me feel a huge sense of warmth

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  51. His very first painting which was our family

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  52. A picture of a thunderstorm in a jungle with a parrot flying home

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  53. A beautiful Xmas angel calendar using his handprints

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  54. A laminated poem for fathers day called ''Walk with me Daddy''. It is on the door next to my computer desk and I look at it all the time.

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  55. a certificate for student of the week, makes me so proud

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  56. A Valentines card & heart for me!

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  57. rachael jones05/10/2014, 20:54

    a bookmark ! it was super awesome and i love to read ;)

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  58. My 5 year old twins both have leaning difficulties so when they brought home a picture of me with mummy wrote on in I was over the moon x

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  59. A happy smile

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  60. My son did so well in his maths he was invited to the house of Lords to collect an award, He was so thrilled to get home and tell me he could go and see Big Ben

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  61. that her teacher came out in to the play ground and said how good she had been

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  62. Daughter late leaving school as the children were making Mother's Day cards. She said that, as she had two mummies, she had to make two cards so it took her twice as long as all the other children. Lovely.

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  63. a calender with her handprint on it was gorgeous

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  64. daffodils and a mothers day card.

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  65. A plant with a decoration he had made in it, for mothers day.

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  66. A handprint reindeer Christmas card from pre-school - so cute!

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  67. A nice bag of welsh cakes they made in school.

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  68. a get well card for when i went in to hospital with a picture of them both in it it made me cry xx

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  69. A home made clay gingerbread man with the cheekiest grin ever. That was 7 years ago, still put it on our christmas tree every year, pride of place at the front x

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  70. a christmas tree decoration they made was of their handprints like a reindeer

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  71. A Mothers day card and a hand made minion (as I love minions from Despicable Me)

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  72. A Mothers Day card

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  73. Xmas card and cake - with a big smile on her face

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  74. My little one is only 1 1/2 but I love it when she comes home with a finger painting, goes straight up on the kitchen wall :)

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  75. medal for winning at sports day

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  76. Pictures and Certifcates

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  77. A mother's day card with a teabag stuck inside so I could relax with a cuppa!

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  78. A single daffodil for Mother's Day!

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  79. My little girl started nursery two weeks ago and I got my first picture last week. I'll be keeping that one even if it is one waxed crayon line!

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  80. I love you mummy and daddy card

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  81. A handmade card from my little one

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  82. beautiful handmade pot engraved - I love you mum

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  83. a big smile on their face and saying they`ve had a good day

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  84. A smile, he's only been going for a few weeks and I can't wait for him to bring a painting home, but so far he's refused to join in and paint

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  85. Cute picture of a robin.

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  86. A beautiful flower painting

    Kel Ellen Hirst

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  87. An empty lunch box - My child found it exceptionally difficult to eat in a school setting - so the first day that they came home with an empty lunch box I knew that they had finally settled in .....

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  88. Clare Hubbard07/10/2014, 11:51

    A painted picture of mummy and daddy

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  89. pottery owl - it was brilliant :)

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  90. I love pictures the little ones have drawn at school - always proudly added to the fridge door

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  91. My eldest done a canvas pic of a butterfly about 8years ago and i still got it on the wall, i love it, its very abstract lol!!

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  92. Every Mother's Day & Christmas card that I have received from any of the children ties for the honour of being the best thing :)

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  93. her first drawing ! (mark sorrell)

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  94. Mothers day card x

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  95. A Mother's Day card with her hand prints on the front and the "Hand Prints" poem

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  96. A really nice Medusa head, it's an original piece of art - I love it!

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  97. A painting incorporating pressed flowers!

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  98. Donna Maclean-Walker07/10/2014, 16:59

    A cute bunny card for easter :)

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  99. A set of coasters telling me what he wants to be when he grows up

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  100. Caught being good card for impressing at french lesson

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