Life in the Soap Lane

| Danielle Vincent

The Most Frequently Requested Product: Samples!

You may recall that we started offering Solid Cologne Sample Packs the other day in response to a definitely overwhelming request. If you've been eagerly awaiting our sample sets, you'll be delighted to know that we're sooooooo close to launching those prime suspects. I mean, we're REALLY close. We're BREATHING...

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| Danielle Vincent

Life on the Road with Outlaw Soaps

This week, I've been on the road, mostly hanging out in Las Vegas for the Magic trade show (it's a fashion and gift trade show). It was my first solo trade show and I was pretty intimidated. Compared to other companies, we're a really young brand (the woman next to...

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| Danielle Vincent

What makes Outlaw Soaps suds up like that?

You may have noticed that our soaps are really fun and sudsy, with these big, rich bubbles. Well, that's not a mistake! Our formulation of oils actually defines the type of suds that soaps give. In fact, most qualities of our soap (moisturizing, rich lather, foamy lather) are defined by...

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| Danielle Vincent

Some of our best reviews were flagged for weird profanity reasons, and here's a selection.

We love our customers. I'm sure you've picked up on that by now. One of the many reasons I love our gang is because we have an emphatic and poetic way of expressing ourselves that often borders on the unconventional (and often waltzes right over that border). And that's not...

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| Danielle Vincent

By request: Mystery scent shaving soap

Folks request shaving soap all the darn time, and we just haven't been able to do it. So when we announced that we WERE GOING TO TRY AGAIN and make a limited run of shaving soap, people were jubilant. "HOORAY! SHAVING SOAP!" the crowds cheered. And we agreed: Shaving soap,...

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| Danielle Vincent

Joshua Tree Photoshoot: Success!

Last week and weekend, Russ and I (along with our photographer Arlette Thibodeau and stylist Belinda Hellyea) trekked down to Joshua Tree to go to the last Cracker Campout at Pappy & Harriet's (it's a long story... google it) and get our pictures taken. It had been a few years...

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| Danielle Vincent

Where there's a mill, there's a way

Recently, we asked our customers (likely even you!) if we should offer a less expensive, not-handmade soap at a lower price. Most people said they'd buy it (or they'd buy it if it was a good quality soap, which we expected and would offer nothing less!). The question came up...

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| Danielle Vincent

Dear Lust in the Dust,

I love you. Love,Everyone. As part of our commitment to doing what our customers ask us to do (highly democratic soap company and all), we recently ran a customer survey, where we asked folks (probably even YOU) what was important to you and what you thought we should do. One...

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| Danielle Vincent

The hitch in our giddy-up

We've been working hard to get our new site (and accompanying loyalty program) launched by the end of this week, but mi amigos, it isn't gonna happen. As a former website project manager, I know how stressful launching a new website can be, especially if there are deadlines looming like...

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| Danielle Vincent

Photographic Evidence: Going back to Joshua Tree for a new photo shoot!

About five years ago, Russ and I, along with our friends Arlette and Christina, went out to Joshua Tree to take some photos. I knew we needed some photos that showed us in a variety of situations, which captured the spirit of Russ and I as people, and also captured...

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| Danielle Vincent

Solid Cologne vs Spray Cologne

We get a lot of questions about what cologne is best, and honestly, it's all about personal preference. Here, we'll talk about the difference between our solid cologne and spray (or liquid) cologne. What is solid cologne? What are the benefits? Solid cologne (otherwise known as "dry cologne" or "hard...

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| Danielle Vincent

Cha-cha-cha changes!

Outlaw Soaps has been around for many years, and over that time, I've pretty much been the only person maintaining the website, writing the product descriptions, updating the photos, and, possibly most importantly, making all the design decisions in the company. In the past year, we've brought on some new...

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