Can dirty hair get lice?

Answer According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, head lice prefer clean hair over dirty hair. However, a lack of combing and bathing will increase the number of lice living o... Read More »

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Are lice attracted to clean or dirty hair?

On One Hand: Hygiene Doesn't MatterMany people think hygiene or social status affects whether or not a person gets head lice, but the Mayo Clinic and Medline Plus agree that this is not true. Wheth... Read More »

Lice lice lice i'm an 11 year old girl hat can not get rid of lice i don't want to shave my head help?

There is a whole bunch of things that need to be done to get rid of lice.You need to use some lice shampoo and use a lice comb.This should kill the lice and the comb removes the eggs.Then your bedd... Read More »

What is hair lice?

Hair lice outbreaks in schools are not uncommon, because they are easily spread. According to Merck Manuals, it is a myth that poor hygiene can cause infestation.InsectsLice are tiny wingless insec... Read More »

Where do hair lice come from?

Head lice are very small wingless insects that live on the hair and sometimes the eyebrows and lashes, according to Medline Plus. Coming in close contact with someone who has head lice is the main ... Read More »