Outlaw Soaps Review

by Must Have Boxes on September 4, 2013

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Brand: Outlaw Soaps

Category: Body

About: “Outlaw Soaps is a way to connect yourself with happy memories and inspiring environments. Outlaw Soaps can change the experience of showering into a night on the trail, a roll in the grass, a night out with friends, or a day in the breezes of Joshua Tree.”  

It all started when my boyfriend Nick noted that the soap in my shower smells too girly. After that, I was on the hunt for a soap that he and I could both use (and love!). That quest brought me straight to Outlaw Soaps, a unique line of handmade soaps that brings the rustic scent of the outdoors inside.  Outlaw Soaps are made through a cold process then cured for a month, yielding a harder and mellower bar. The company, run by husband and wife team Russell and Danielle, is totally quirky and a whole lot of fun.


My Outlaw Soaps package contained a set of bumper stickers and an adorable card. The three full size soap bars arrived in a small burlap sack and an assortment of tester bar soaps in clear baggies was also included. The branding has a warm feel and the handwritten product labels add great character and charm. Let’s check out the different varieties…

Bunkhouse Stampede Soap – USD $8.00

Bunkhouse Stampede is a balanced blend of clove, cinnamon, vanilla, and orange that’s sure to awaken your senses. The spicy smooth aroma is a perfect pick-me-up in the morning.

Coffee Soap – USD $8.00

If you can’t survive without your daily cup of joe, then this Coffee Soap is just for you! It has a light sweet black coffee fragrance and, best of all, it’s completely caffeine free. 🙂

Orange Grove Soap – USD $8.00

Southern California is known for its orange orchids and this soap brings those orchids straight to your shower. The combination of orange and ginger delivers a bright fruity scent.

Blazing Saddles Tester Bar Soap (1 oz.) – USD $2.50

Whether or not you actually live in the wild west, you can still be a cowboy at heart. Blazing Saddles helps you release your inner cowboy with an aroma that smells like leather, sandalwood, gunpowder and sage.

Wild Grass Tester Bar Soap (1 oz.) – USD $2.50

What smells more refreshing than a meadow of freshly cut grass? The Wild Grass fragrance will remind you of being outside at the park on a sunny day. Cleanse, refresh, and repeat.

Pine Mountain Tester Bar Soap (1 oz.) – USD $2.50

There’s no better feeling than camping outdoors and being surrounded by nature. Pine Mountain transports you to the woods where soaring trees fill the skyline and trails are ripe for exploration.

Lavender Plains Tester Bar Soap (1 oz.) – USD $2.50

Okay, let’s pause for a moment. How freakin’ gorgeous is the color of this soap? Lavender is a classic spa scent that is equal parts relaxing and invigorating. Ahhh!

Hangman’s Soap Tester Bar Soap (1 0z.) – USD $2.50

Hangman’s Soap is brushed to resemble wood and marbled with two tones of brown for a gorgeous finish. The fragrance, however, is anything but dainty with its rustic blend of sandalwood, gunpowder, sage, and dirt.

Hair of the Dog Tester Bar Soap (1 oz.) – USD $2.50

Can you think of a better duo than sharp whiskey and freshly brewed coffee? That’s exactly what you’ll get with Hair of the Dog. Don’t drink your hangover away – take a cold shower instead.

Sage Copper Canyon Tester Soap Bar (1 oz.) – USD $2.50

The delicate copper lines in this earthy green soap are stunning. Sage Copper Canyon is a blend of dusty sage, bright rosemary and sandalwood that will remind you of the desert landscape.


Outlaw Soaps lather easily, release one of a kind fragrances, and provide a feel good clean. However, the real test was with Nick. The verdict? He really enjoyed the different varieties, especially Sage Copper Canyon and Pine Mountain. In fact, he thinks the soaps smell so good that he keeps the Tester Bars displayed in a dish on his bathroom counter. Finally I’ve discovered a line of handmade soap that’s equally loved by my boyfriend and me. Score! 🙂

If you’re looking for a clean getaway, visit the Outlaw Soaps online shop and Facebook page. Outlaw Soaps is also in the running for the Martha Stewart American Made contest. If you think this soap is as cool as I do, please support Danielle and Russell by voting here. Cheers!


16 thoughts on “Outlaw Soaps Review

  1. Angie Nelson says:

    These look amazing! I can almost smell them already.

  2. Tessa says:

    I think the concept of tester bars for $2.50 is a great idea. All the flavors you reviewed impress me except the coffee scents – not my thing. I also love that you categorized your subscription boxes, makes it easier for me to reread your reviews before I make my selections.

    • Must Have Boxes says:

      Tessa, Outlaw Soaps offers Tester Bars in a six soap variety pack for $16. It’s a nice way to experience the different varieties before making a final full size purchase. I’m glad you like my new drop down Subscription Box List! I’m always looking for ways to make this site more helpful for my readers. 🙂

      – KW

  3. katherine says:

    These look wonderful! I am going to their site when i finish this note! As always a wonderful blog-post. Can’t wait to see your next one. I’m being fashionably late on my own. It will be on my obsession with jackets.
    Katherine Paluska

  4. janiceadore says:

    I can’t wait to try them!!

  5. Lauren says:

    These soaps are so quirky i love the flavors!

  6. Mary says:

    Those are awesome! I love artisan soaps, and these are super creative!

    • Must Have Boxes says:

      Hi Mary – I’m so used to soaps that have a fruity or floral scent (which I love). The rustic outdoor fragrances from Outlaw Soaps are a welcome change!

      – KW

  7. Ashley says:

    Box of Happies is a new one, too. It’s a monthly box subscription of 3 to 5 handmade products. I’m especially eager to try this one because I LOVE handmade! Just bought the October box. I can’t wait! http://www.BoxofHappies.com

  8. Amanda S says:

    Outlaw soaps has started a bi-monthly subscription box! $20 plus $10 shipping!


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