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Lice Vs Locs: Can You Get Rid of the Lice?

Lice On The Head

By: Karen Sokoloff
Posted: March 26, 2019
Updated by: Tierna Moser
Updated: July 3, 2020

Yes, it is possible to get head lice if you have locs (dreadlocks). Lice do not respect hair texture. Although, they would prefer straight and loose curls, their strong desire for blood supersedes their personal preferences.

Symptoms of Head Lice

Lice On The Head

minneapolis lice symptoms itch

No itching....no head lice: right?  Sorry, not true.  While one of the main tell-tale symptoms of head lice is itching, in fact, not everyone itches from head lice.