| by Danielle Vincent

Giving gifts to Outlaws with our Holiday Gift Guide

Why do we give gifts to people during the holidays?

Well, sure, there’s the obligation angle… and please, as your friends, lawless counselors, and compatriots, let us assure you that “obligation gift-giving” is a thing of the past. And not, like, the awesome riding-across-the-rugged-landscape-in-a-leather-outfit past, either. Just set that aside right now. No one wants a generic apple blossom candle pulled from the impulse rack at ROSS.

The best reason to give a gift is to show that you know and appreciate a person for something that you, as their friend, have noticed specifically about them.

And if you want to ship your loot directly to them, you can do that directly from our website, no hassle (we’ll even gift wrap it for ya!).

Here are some ideas…

Outlaws for Life (for the Red Dead Redemption fan)

“⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A mix of leather, gunpowder, sandalwood, and sagebrush. I know what you're thinking, and trust me, I thought the same thing. ‘You found a cologne that smells like what? Gunpowder??’ I'm here to tell you, there's a reason it's called the sexiest cologne ever. Trust me. It'll have you swooning over your partner in no time.” - Nena

Is your friend a diehard Red Dead Redemption fanatic? Why not round out their scent soundtrack with the rugged and Western scent of Blazing Saddles? It smells like leather, gunpowder, and all-around Outlawish badassery.

Shop Blazing Saddles

Or go all-in and get them the Wild Life Soap Set, which is all three of our western-inspired handmade bar soaps.

“⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I used the Fire in the Hole soap first and loved it. Makes a guy want to wear a six shooter on his hip. The scent was epic to say the least. I must say Hair of the Dog might be my favorite of the three. It’s got a smooth but rugged scent. I am extremely happy with the product all together.” - Timothy

Get the Wild Life



Outdoors for Life (for the outdoors enthusiast)

“⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I seriously am completely addicted to the Outlaw Soap scents! If Campfire and Fresh Air are your thing, you will love this set. We have The Mountain Hideout in our shower right now and it's almost done. I'll be sad to see it gone, but rest assure I have backup Outlaw Soaps to take me on new adventures. Yeeeehaw!!!" - Lisa

Or are they a backpacking enthusiast who dreams of trekking the Pacific Crest Trail? Bring all those rich, outdoorsy scents to their shower (without the chance of getting an ant in your ear canal… which is a real thing that my friend actually did on the PCT) with the Pacific Crest Trail Adventure Soap Set!

Shop this Adventure



Pocket Perfect (for the person with pockets… so, like, almost everyone)

For the smallest of the small, our award-winning Solid Colognes are straight shooters that slip handily into stocking toes, or into a gentle handshake, like when you try to tip someone without anyone noticing.  We guarantee that handshake will turn into a hug… and who knows what else?  Solid colognes are the perfect “not big and stupid”

"⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Subtle yet powerful. I just received my first solid cologne. Having never tried solid cologne I wasn't sure what to expect. I first opened it in my shop, my wife walked in and said; 'Wow, what smells so good?' She loves it!" - Crowder

Shop the best Solid Cologne



Side Effects include Beard Pride and Intense Swagger (for the beard… er… the person who is wearing a beard, though let’s be honest: we’re really getting it for the beard itself)

It’s no snake oil! (true story: it contains 100% zero snake oil, guaranteed)

"⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ When I use my magic beard elixir I feel like I just split 12 sequoia trees. My firewood stacked for the winter I’m ready to kick back and enjoy the fire and enjoy me some good whiskey, 15 bear paws up." - John

Our Magic Beard and Hair Elixir was rated “100 stars out of 10” and “I can’t believe I’m going to say this… but it’s the best beard oil I have ever used” by two separate YouTube beard reviewers (who were not bribed). If you know of someone with a beard, you absolutely can’t pass up this liquid elixir.

Get this super beard oil



Are you ready for some powerful gift giving tips?

  1. Give a small luxury, rather than something big and stupid – AHEM, Outlaw is the perfect small luxury, and is exactly the opposite of “big and stupid”
  2. Never give out of a sense of obligation – Let’s just say Outlaw is the exact opposite of what you’d give out of obligation… every Outlaw gift says “I know you, I think you kick ass, and I know you’d want to smell like this
  3. Always include a card - OH! OH! Did we mention we offer amazing gift wrap services? And did we mention that the gift wrap service comes with a rugged and rustic card? Well, we do, and it does.

So which one, which one? One smells like perfection. The other smells like wisdom, and the third smells like pure joy. Which bit of awesomeness do you wish to bestow?  

If you are still on the fence, might we suggest boldness of purpose, might we suggest a truly powerful gesture of “I trust you to make your own awesome choices”? The Outlaw Gift Card (aka The Outlaw Gift Certificate) is an all-purpose, all-around perfect thing to send right now, today, without even having to ship it.

Outlaw friends – remember, giving is about kindness.  You, very smartly, are just using Outlaw soaps & sundries as a powerful symbol of your love and kindness for another. It actually doesn’t much matter what gift you give, if it has the right meaning for the recipient.  It could be a rock, or a salt and pepper shaker.  Just put on your ponder cap, and wonder: would Aunt Betty like to dab on fire in the hole solid cologne? Heck, we don’t know. But if you know your Aunt Betty as well as we know you do, you’ll know what to do!

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