Dreadlock FAQ

How to remove lice in dreadlocks?

Hvordan får man lus ud af dreads! Guide til Lus i Dreadlocks

I have lice in my dreadlocks, should I cut them off?

No, you don't need that at all! If you are unlucky and have lice in your dreadlocks, do not despair and cut them off. There are some methods that are useful in dreadlocks that, for good reasons, cannot be combed.

Lice in dreadlocks have nothing to do with lack of hygiene!

Have you got lice in your dreadlocks? It's nothing to be ashamed of it has nothing to do with being dirty!. The lice probably got into your hair regardless of whether you had dreadlocks or not, and you might as well have gotten the lice without dreadlocks.

However, it is more annoying to get lice when you have dreadlocks because you cannot comb, and small eggs from the lice can hide in your scalp.

Prevention against lice in dreadlocks

You can prevent lice with tea tree oil in, for example, a spray bottle with water or put a few drops in your cooling spray and distribute it on the scalp. Not only does it prevent lice, it also helps the scalp against itching and possibly dandruff. However, the easiest thing is to buy a RAW ROOTs Creeps Tunture , which is a lice treatment that you can use when you have lice and to prevent lice in dreadlocks. If there are lice in circulation, use the product a few times a week. If not, it is a good idea to use it approx. once a week. It's easy and you only need a few pumps in your hair.

 If you have lice, there are a few things you can do to get rid of them.

1. Easiest solution is to use Raw Roots Creeps Tincture Dreadlock Lice Treatment  which you will find here in the webshop. It is easily distributed in the hair and does not need to be rinsed out. This is repeated after 5 days and the lice are dead. This is a natural product so you do not leave chemicals or residues in the hair.

2. Make a mixture of apple cider vinegar (undiluted) and rinse water with tea tree oil and wash your hair with it at least every 3 days.

3. Then there are the methods with oil and coconut milk, where you wrap your hair in coconut milk or oil, put a bag around and sleep with it overnight. This method must be repeated when the eggs hatch. This can be a bit difficult to wash out of your dreadlocks after the treatment.


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