Life in the Soap Lane

| Danielle Vincent

Jane's ridin' shotgun

"⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This air freshener is wonderful... My husband’s old truck smells great!" - Kimberly "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ My reaction was 'Man, the car smells so good these days'...the wife's reaction was 'Wow, it always smells like my honey is riding with me!'. We are both extremely pleased with the product, and the...

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| Danielle Vincent

And what the heck is up with that super cool padding?

Yeah, you know it! We're rockin' some Geami paper in our sustainable boxes! Gee-WHAT-mee? Lemme tell you about this crazy shit, because it blows my mind. Side note: if you had any question about how big of a packaging dork I am, let me put that to rest: GIANT dork....

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| Danielle Vincent

Sustainable Shipping

Conversations about shipping are one of the things people have specifically asked us not to talk about at parties, but you're here reading our blog, so we've got to assume you're at least half as dorky as we are about packaging. When you receive your order, it comes in a...

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Goin' for the Gold: Noodling on the Outlaw Gold Loyalty Program

A couple months ago, we half-assedly launched the Outlaw Gold program, starting slow with a coupl'a perks like a clove and orange soap and some discounts, but nothing really ZAZZ-inspiring. So I'm going to be sitting down working on the loyalty program for a few weeks. What's the kind of...

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| Danielle Vincent

Give the gift of Outlaw!

Sometimes it's hard to know what someone will love and what they just won't... which is why you don't have to pick for them anymore! Introducing THE OUTLAW GIFT CARD! It's the perfect gift when you're really not sure what to get the person, but you're absolutely sure it must...

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| Danielle Vincent

Reno-bound!

Every year since this business started, we've had to relocate because we outgrow our current space. It happened in LA within just a few months, in Oakland, then in Antioch, then in Colfax, and it has happened twice in Grass Valley... and now, here we are, preparing to move again......

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| Danielle Vincent

Back in stock: Fire in the Hole Campfire Soap

We're happy to announce that Fire in the Hole Campfire Bar Soap is back in stock after several weeks of being out of stock! This kaboom-inspired handmade bar soap is sure to ignite your day. If you haven't tried it, you definitely should! There are some things you might be...

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| Danielle Vincent

Fulfilling by emergency light

"It's a good thing we hired all these Burning Man folks and survivalists and campers." - Me, today I'm not gonna lie: it has been really challenging to keep orders going out on time with the power outages, but our team has been SERIOUSLY awesome. They've been coming in and...

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| Danielle Vincent

Sure, we could probably just put our site on haitus, but ...

This week, we moved our whole fulfillment operation to a Motel6 in Auburn so we wouldn't delay any orders in an indefinite blackout. Aside from getting a cool news story about it, probably more importantly, we were able to keep our orders shipping on time with very little disruption for...

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| Danielle Vincent

The Great American Review-off!

  Every year, we make the humble request that if you love our products, you go write a product review on Amazon. And this time of year has rolled around again, so we again humbly ask for your sincere (hopefully praiseful) appraisal of our products. Now, it's really important to...

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| Danielle Vincent

Join us for Casual Fridays on Facebook for an in-depth look at the Outlaws

For the past several weeks, we've been going live on Facebook and sharing some aspect of our business. You can see previous episodes here (scroll down). This week, because we're stripped of all our power, we're going to be dialing in from parts unknown to share our experience of the...

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| Danielle Vincent

We're afraid of the dark

This week, our local utility company will cut power to our workshop for the second time this month. This is a huge problem for us in our business, since in a world dominated by super quick, "free" shipping, people don't want to wait a few days to get their goods....

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