Life in the Soap Lane — soapmaking

| Danielle Vincent

Dag Nabbit: The stock monster bites again

"When will you have Blazing Saddles Soap back in stock?" someone asked on Facebook today. Last month, it was Fire in the Hole Campfire Soap. This month, it's Blazing Saddles and Mountain Hideout. As you may recall from my article about our handmade soap ingredients and process (because I know...

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| Danielle Vincent

National Park Centennial Celebration Soap Subscription: Crater Lake, Oregon

Russ and I are really excited for May's National Parks Soap Subscription, which will feature Crater Lake! We visited there last fall (see photo, above) and had a great time. There's really no way to describe how beautiful Crater Lake is. You have to see it in person.

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| Danielle Vincent

Sneak Preview: The Six Shooter Gift Set

TADA! Here's a sneak peek at our new gift set that we'll be launching next month for Father's Day in very limited quantities.

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| Danielle Vincent

Updated Prices for Bar Soaps

It isn't often that we get to announce a price drop in our soaps, but here it is! Thanks to the 68 lenders who backed our Kiva Loan, we were able to buy supplies in greater volume...

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| Danielle Vincent

No, My Face Doesn't Hurt. Why Do You Ask?

Another interesting and weird day making soap at Outlaw Trading Company. Today's batch(es) of soap were the infamous Unicorn Poop(s)! I was joined by a lil' friend this time. We will call him Marty the Fly. He was quite annoying and insistent. It seemed like anything I did attracted Marty....

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| Danielle Vincent

Why we became "Outlaw Trading Co" instead of "Outlaw Soaps," and other fun stories

Over here in the badlands (um, in Oakland), big changes are afoot for Russ and me (Danielle). Outlaw Trading Co. As many of you know (based on our customer satisfaction survey), we don't just sell soaps anymore, we sell lotions and lip balms, too. Soon, we'll be selling shower gels (by...

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| Danielle Vincent

Backorders Forever

Ah, backorders... we usually hate them and try to make enough stock so that they're never a problem, but this season kind of sprung up on us and shook us down, and now everything (nearly everything) is backordered. How does this happen? Because soap needs to cure for at least...

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