How Dan Created the ChopSaver Jingle

In this video, Dan Gosling talks about how companies use music to strengthen their brand. He also explains what motivated him to create the jingle for ChopSaver Lip Care. His inability to obtain the rights to the old classic “Holiday for Strings” helped him create an iconic tune of his own. (Spoiler alert: If you […]

Why Aloe Vera is inside ChopSaver Lip Care

Aloe Vera is an amazing plant with fantastic healing qualities. Sometimes we use aloe and aloe vera interchangeably, but aloe is the genus or group of plants and vera is the most common species in that genus. It contains Vitamins A, C, E and B12. Aloe plants also have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiviral, antiseptic, and antioxidant […]

The Anatomy of Chapped Lips

Chapped lips… what’s the big deal? You may be one of the lucky ones who are immune to chapped lips, the same type that can eat 150,000 Scoville units (the spice/heat scale) without even flinching. But for the rest of us, chapped lips are the worst, an annoying daily discomfort. However, in most cases, they’re […]

The ChopSaver Lip Care Story Re-told Where it Began, on a Football Field!

I’ve told the origin story behind ChopSaver Lip Care thousands of times in conversations, at trade shows, and in interviews. Recently, I filmed a new version of the story where it all really began, on a football field. I describe what drove my obsession in those early months including rare footage from some vintage videos. […]

Our New Logo

While great products will always be the most important part of any successful company, a great logo can help solidify a brand in the mind of the public. As our company launches products that aren’t just for the lips, we wanted to highlight the Gosling’s Original part of our brand. The video below explains the […]

Walk in My Shoes

My wife, Noelle, loves shoes. As a performer with some degree of visibility (she’s a very active professional violinist), how she looks is part of her job. As a former dancer, her feet are very important to her. Combine that with her unique sense of style and you can see why shoes bring her great […]

A Simple 6-0

I’m not one to make a big deal out of my birthdays, but I turned 60 recently, so I’m going to make an exception this time. Sixty is an age that neither my father nor my two brothers ever saw, so I’m especially grateful for every day I have on this earth. I will say […]

Dan “The ChopSaver Guy” interviews Brass Queens

Brass Queens, is a Brooklyn-based, New Orleans-inspired, all-female brass band. Great musicians with a great story! Dan Gosling: Hey everyone. It’s Dan, The ChopSaver Guy doing something a little different today. We’re doing a zoom chat with the Brass Queens or the founders of the Brass Queens. I’m here with Ally Chapel and Alex Harris. […]

ChopSaver Lip Care Quality Control

In this video, ChopSaver inventor Dan Gosling explains how he personally guarantees the quality of his products. (Transcript below.) Today we’re going to talk about – Quality Control! Quality control means just what it says. It’s how any company controls the quality of their products. I’m going to give you a little behind the scenes […]

Hope Out of Misery

The ChopSaver journey has been long and arduous, but I try to practice what I preach and focus on the gains and not obsess on what is still left to do. With that mindset, I find myself in a relatively good place of calm and peace in my relationships, my work and mission, and yes, […]