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Rather than scoot out to the drugstore or salon for your next hair treatment, head for the farmers market. Natural foods are the hottest thing in ecological hair care. If you have wavy, curly, coarse, dry or distressed hair, consider creating an all-natural conditioner from fresh or frozen okra. Boiling pieces of okra transforms the plant into a thin, watery mucilage that you work through your hair as a moisturizer and treatment. It won't give you the crunchy curls that alcohol-based gels deliver, but it also does not dry out your scalp, and produces soft, bouncy waves or curls.