We're No Stinkin' Outlaws — handmade soap

| The Outlaws

Blazing Saddles Western Handmade Soap and Lotion: The scent soundtrack to your cowboy adventure

Blazing Saddles, our ultimate cowboy scent (leather, gunpowder, sandalwood, and sagebrush), is hands down our most popular scent. Why? It's a surprisingly deep and complex arrangement of olfactory delights, which evoke a lone cowboy walking into town, carrying his saddle, smelling of a recent gunfight. It's the scent of the...

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| Danielle Vincent

Outlaw's Garage Handmade Soap Isn't Just for Mechanics

Sure, our newest handmade soap, Outlaw's Garage, smells like gasoline, motor oil, and exhaust, but is it only for mechanics? And sure, Outlaw's Garage is full of gritty natural pumice so it cuts through grease and paint with ease, but can anyone use it? ABSOLUTELY, my Outlaw friends! Outlaw's Garage...

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| Danielle Vincent

So Many Handmade Soaps, Only One Outlaw

When we tell people we make natural, handmade soap, people who don’t know us very well ask if we sell at farmers markets or on Etsy. They envision pastel colors and lavender seeds lovingly sprinkled on the top of our bars. They envision paper ribbon and Birkenstocks.But then we tell...

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| Danielle Vincent

How long does handmade soap last?

HOORAY! I'm so glad you asked! Because it really does depend on the proper use and storage of your beloved handmade soap. The quick answer is ... IT DEPENDS! (A very unsatisfying answer, I know. But you can see the results of my experiment at the bottom of this post)...

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| Danielle Vincent

Outlaw Soap is the best darn soap (continued)

Yesterday, I wrote about why we use coconut oil and avocado oil in our handmade soap. And those are just two of the four oils we use... but it was late and I was tired... so here's part two: olive oil and castor oil! Olive Oil Pretty slick! We decided...

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| Danielle Vincent

Why did we decide to start with handmade soap?

When we started Outlaw, why did Russ and I decide to start a handmade soap company? It's a good question, and one we get asked reasonably frequently, and it's always one I'm happy to answer. So here it is, the REAL reason we started Outlaw as a handmade soap company...

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| Danielle Vincent

Handmade Soap Samples

If you'd love to try all the scents from Outlaw, try the new boxed Outlaw handmade soap samples! This sample set includes one of each of our scents in a roughly-hotel-soap-sized bar (about 1 oz) so you can try the soaps sinkside or in the shower. Whether you've never tried Outlaw,...

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| Danielle Vincent

From 2013 to today, our handmade soap packaging has evolved

When I look at our soap packaging, I see so many evolutions. In the beginning -- March of 2013 -- we wrapped our soap in brown paper with butcher twine. I had a rubber stamp with our logo on it, and I stamped the brown paper. It was inky. It...

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| The Outlaws

Saddle Up, Cowboys and Cowgals, and Leave Your Cares in the Paddock!

We choose to honor Calamity Jane, one of the most badass frontierswomen in the Wild West.

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Cursed Cowboy: The Legend Continues

IT'S BACK: The Cursed Cowboy, our famed and treasured campfire and clove limited edition seasonal spicy soap, has materialized on this mortal plane months before its typical season, when the leaves turn and a whisper of a chill blows through your bones. These are strange times, and strange times call...

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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

What's the difference between milled soap and handmade soap?

Since we launched milled soap, we've received at least a dozen questions about this solid gold (actually, kind of a white) bar of lathery awesomeness... The #1 Question: How does milled soap differ from handmade soap? The first thing you'd probably notice if looking at these bars side by side...

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