Toggle Search

  1. Home
  2. ...
  3. Brands
  4. Sunlight
Sunlight logo


Did you know that Sunlight was the world's first packaged, branded laundry soap, originally produced by the Lever Brothers in 1884?

Over 50 years of pure freshness

Sunlight bar was launched in Kenya in the late 1950's as a pure, mild, gentle multipurpose soap. It has gained a heritage in cleaning & caring such that mothers even use it for their new born babies. In August 2002, Sunlight washing powder was launched in Kenya in sachets of 500g, 200g and 50g sizes. The Soap formula was invented by a Chemist named William Hough Watson. 128Yrs Later Sunlight washing powder has had the privilege of gracing our very homes across the Globe, with its unmistakeable fragrance leaving your clothes fresh all day and making every wash unexpectedly delightful!

Pure delight

Sunlight is on a mission to brighten up consumers’ lives by making laundry a fun filled experience.

The Sunlight range:

Sunlight Powder: 20g, 40g, 100g, 200g, 500g, 1kg & 3.5kg. All these are in sachets.

Sunlight washing powder cleans effectively yet gently, and leaves clothes noticeably softer. Its gentle on your hands, colours and clothes leaving them looking like new wash after wash. The natural ingredients in Sunlight foam easily and last longer while washing, giving you a good clean wash.

Sunlight tablet

50g, 80g & 175g. The tablet comes as a multi purpose soap for laundry, washing & bathing. The multi purpose soap is yellow in colour. The Sunlight bar is a pure, natural and mild soap with a strong heritage, that's tried and tested. The gentle soap gives you more lather and lasts longer to give a cleaner wash. It’s made from superior ingredients that make it gentle on hands and skin. It is excellent for use all round the house for laundry - on your delicate fabrics, kitchen - on cutlery and crockery, and personal care use.

The 175g tablet is also available as a laundry specialist which comes in blue colour. The Sunlight laundry specialist contains active brighteners and is specifically made for all your laundry needs. The active brighteners brighten colour, has lots of lather that lasts longer and keep your clothes looking like new wash after wash. The long lasting bar soap has a fresh lemon fragrance leaving clothes with a pleasant scent after every wash.

Sunlight fabric softener

The Sunlight fabric conditioner is available in two fragrances to suit consumers’ after washing needs. The Sunlight Fabric conditioner comes in a choice of two unique natural Fresh fragrances - Summer Dew and Classic dew. These two offer a unique unbeatable softness and freshness with unique nourishing fibre protectors that prevent tough dirt from penetrating deep into fabrics. This makes clothes easy to iron and antistatic.

Careline contact details


Unilever Belgium N.V.
Humaniteitslaan/Boulevard de l’Humanité 292
1190 Brussel/Bruxelles

T: +32 (0) 2 333 6666

Av. El Dorado No 69 B-45
7 Floor. Corporate Center building

T: 018000 527517

Home & personal care
T: 018000 513130

Unilever Danmark A/S
Ørestads Boulevard 73
2300 København S

Unilever Caribe, S. A
Ave. Winston Churchill,
Torre Acrópolis, Piso 17
Santo Domingo, República Dominicana

Unilever France S.A.
20 rue des Deux Gares,
92842 Rueil Malmaison Cedex

Unilever Kenya Limited
Watermark Business Park, Ndege Road, Karen
P.O. Box 30062-00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya

Consumer Care line
0800 22 15 45 4

Head office, Karen : +254 (0) 709 050 600

Industrial office, Commercial Street: +254 (0) 709 050 800

Unilever Tea Kenya Limited

Kericho-Nakuru Road

P.O.Box 20 – 20200

Kericho, Kenya

Unilever (Malaysia)
Holdings SDN BHD
Level 33-35, Menara TM 
Jalan Pantai Baru
59200 Kuala Lumpur
PO BOX 11015 
50732 Kuala Lumpur

Unilever N.V. Weena 455
PO Box 760 3000
DK Rotterdam

Martin Linges vei 25,

1364 Fornebu, Norge

Unilever Jeronimo Martins Lda.
Largo de Monterroio
Mascarenhas 1
1099-081 Lisboa

Unilever de Puerto Rico
Professional Offices Park
997 San Roberto Street, Suite 7
San Juan, PR 0096

(787) 993-4000

Unilever South Central Europe SA
Baneasa Business & Technology Park
42-44 Bucuresti-Ploiesti street
Building B
4th floor
District 1
013696 Bucharest

Unilever Singapore Pte Ltd
20 Pasir Panjang Road, #06-22
Mapletree Business City
Singapore 117439

Unilever Vietnam
156 Nguyen Luong Bang Avenue
Tan Phu Ward, District 7
Ho Chi Minh City

Back to top