We're No Stinkin' Outlaws — about Outlaw Soaps

| Danielle Vincent

It Isn't Business As Usual

The other day, in a small business owners' group I'm part of, someone asked what they can post without sounding insensitive or tone-deaf. I responded that we have to be human beings during this time. We are all experiencing the same concerns, hardships, and changes in our ways of life....

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| Danielle Vincent

Shit, meet fan.

This morning, we received an email from one of our suppliers informing us that they're shutting down until April 1 at the earliest. Thankfully, it's not a major supplier and we do have a backup plan, but this prompted me to write our actual major supplier to place a just-in-case...

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| Danielle Vincent

We want to hear from YOU! (and give you a t-shirt)

As part of our lifetime commitment to having and appreciating the MOST AWESOME CUSTOMERS EVER, we want to feature you in this here journal (which is also often included in our social medias and newsletter, just so you know where this could go). Can you tell us a little about...

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| Danielle Vincent

A new dawn of the Outlaw Journal

For those of you who have been with us over the past year, you have gotten to know us better as people and as a company, mostly thanks to this here blog. If you're not sure who the Voice of Outlaw has been, in general, it's me, Danielle, the co-founder...

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| Danielle Vincent

How small is "small"?

"I know you guys are a big company, but the handwritten note really was nice." - Instagram Message "Can I speak to the person in charge of your marketing?" - Common Email Intro Even though we've been around since 2013, we're still a really tiny little company. We've got 16...

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| Danielle Vincent

Russ & Danielle Vincent: The Starting Outlaws

Russ and I have been doing this Outlaw business since 2013. But how did it all begin? What was the idea behind Outlaw? First: Let me answer your question right out of the gate... Russ named Outlaw. Why? Well, we knew we wanted to create something different that didn't play...

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| Danielle Vincent

What would you like to say to our team?

As you may know by now, we are relocating Outlaw from the mountain town of Grass Valley, California to the valley town of Sparks, Nevada. Our new workshop is ABSOLUTELY AMAZING and has many open walls that we are looking forward to decorating. This may seem like a hokey idea,...

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| Danielle Vincent

The hiccup in our giddy-up!

I was kicking so much butt at doing 90 blog posts in 90 days, but then I got to Denver, got a flu, got done with the trade show, got home, and got busy... with other stuff. It's no secret that small business is a big job -- we're in...

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| Danielle Vincent

The Man Behind the Scenes: Russ Vincent, COO

I talk a big game over here in the blog, but you know who makes this whole machine go? It's my husband and business partner (and best friend), Russell Vincent. In 2018, we sold 11,600ish bars of handmade soap. In 2019, we sold more than 43,000 bars, most of which...

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| Danielle Vincent

Who is Outlaw for?

We sometimes get questions about whether Outlaw is for men or women, and, call us modern, but we believe that anyone can smell like campfire at dusk, like warm leather, and like a fine bourbon. Outlaw's made for everyone, plain and simple. Sure, we have some more traditional scents like...

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| Danielle Vincent

Outlaws On the Move

On Friday, we did the final walk-through of our new facility and got our BRAND NEW SHINY BRASS KEYS. I think any sane person would have a moment (or 100) of "What are we doing?" when committing to a 5 year lease in a new town with a skeleton crew...

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| Danielle Vincent

Outlaws show up to LIFE!

My friend called me out of the blue this afternoon, just to wish me a happy new year. 2019 (and 2018) had been rough (fuck cancer*) for him, and we were talking about how I felt like he had dealt with his cancer with such incredible grace. "You really showed...

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