Do Lice Like Clean Or Dirty Hair

Lice are small, wingless insects that feed on human blood. They are a nuisance and can be difficult to get rid of, but they are not known to transmit diseases. Lice are most commonly found in the hair of the head, but they can also be found in other body hair, such as pubic hair.

Lice eggs (nits) are small, white, and oval-shaped. They are attached to the hair shaft close to the scalp.

Do lice like clean or dirty hair

Lice are attracted to dirty hair because it provides them with a food source (sebum) and because it is more likely to harbor environmental contaminants that they can feed on. In addition, lice are less likely to be detected in dirty hair because the sebum creates a protective barrier around their eggs.

In fact, lice are attracted to any kind of hair, regardless of cleanliness

Lice are attracted to both clean and dirty hair. However, dirty hair is more likely to harbor lice because there is more oil and sebum present, which lice feed on. Additionally, dirty hair provides more places for lice to hide, making it more difficult to spot them and remove them.


Lice are attracted to both clean and dirty hair. However, they are more likely to infest dirty hair because it provides them with a more ideal environment to survive and lay their eggs.

Jessica Alba

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