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ALTER/NATIVE by Suma loves your skin and respects our planet.

ALTER/NATIVE by Suma, our new body care range, offers an alternative to the highly processed soap and shampoo brands on the high street. We harness the power of plants to create products that are great for your hair, skin and the planet. We are Cruelty-Free and Vegan Society approved.

Made in the UK by local and small craft makers wherever possible. Using natural essential oils and free from nasties

We’re all natives of this little blue planet. As the climate crisis becomes more apparent, it’s clear we need to practice new, sustainable alternatives in our everyday lifestyle choices.

Here at Suma, we’ve always done things a bit differently. Vegetarianism, sustainability and co-operation are at our heart, so we like to put these values in practice. When we talk about ethics, we mean business.

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alter/native by suma gift sets

Gift sets

Treat someone special to one of our beautiful Botanical or Floral gift sets. The new collections are perfect for a plastic-free wash routine, containing a selection of shampoo bars, conditioner bars, handmade soaps and skin care bars.


alter/native by suma refills


Solid bars not your thing? Still want to reduce your waste? Choose refills. All our bottles use 100% recycled plastic and are 100% recyclable. 5 litre refill drums available across our entire liquid range.


alter/native by suma shampoo

Shampoo, conditioner, body wash and hand wash

Which ALTER/NATIVE flavour will you choose? Here at HQ We’re having a hard time picking between our favourite designs and flavours.

Did you know only 9% of plastic is recycled? That’s why we’ve made the effort to use recycled and recyclable plastic across all our liquid range. Say bye-bye to virgin plastic.


alter/native by suma shampoo bars

Shampoo and conditioner bars

We’ve got a lovely bunch of coconut… shampoo and conditioner bars. Lock in moisture and those tropical feels with our waste-free hair care bars.


alter/native by suma skin bars

Skin care bars

Cocoa butter facial bar. Coffee and cedarwood shaving bar. Charcoal detox bar. Ayurvedic bar. Skin care soap to liven up your routine and refresh your skin.


alter/native by suma handmade soaps

Handmade soaps

Try some of our richly foaming, all-natural soaps that are bursting with plant power. Refresh your skin with an exfoliating cinnamon and orange or a coffee and cedarwood wake-up. Boxed or naked? You decide.