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Living in Harmony with Nature for World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day! Each year, this holiday raises awareness of a pressing environmental issue. This year’s theme is “Living in Harmony with Nature” and focuses on biodiversity loss. Merfolk have a close relationship to the environment and it’s creatures and don’t want to see their numbers dwindle. Thankfully, this holiday spreads awareness and teaches how you can help. A goal for 2050 Similar to the International Day for Biological Diversity, World Environment Day1 and the UN Environment Programme Read More >>

June 5, 2020

4Ocean: Cleaning the Ocean 1 Pound at a Time

Merfolk love the ocean and its beauty, but water clogged with trash taints that view. 4Ocean is a Florida-based company with a goal to keep our beaches and oceans beautiful. They provide sustainable products with the promise to collect one pound of plastic and garbage with every purchase. They’re leading a cause that can inspire the rest of the mer community to take action and protect our planet. Prevention starts with education This ocean-loving company knows that plastic pollution won’t Read More >>

June 3, 2020

4 Mermazing Mermaid Hair Tutorial Videos

Many of us have grown up dreaming of Ariel’s voluminous red locks and other famous mermaid hairstyles. With a mermaid hair tutorial, you can transform yourself into the mermaid you’ve always wanted to be. Whether you want bright colors or an all-natural look, there’s a tutorial for you. 1. Sea-nic hair color Mermaids can have whatever hair color they want! If you want to commit to vibrant mermaid colors, make sure you see a hairstylist. There are plenty of people Read More >>

May 29, 2020

Mermaids in Action: Mermaid at Home Part 3

Have you ever wondered what the modern mer habitat looks like? Look no further! These creative mermaids at home show that you can have fun in every circumstance! Fin-flipping fun One easy way to ease your longing for the sea is to dive into a swimming pool. This spunky mer must have been flipping their fin in excitement to be gliding through the water! Us land-locked mers have had to live vicariously through them to get our H2O fix. What Read More >>

May 27, 2020

Celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity

May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity. It may sound like a mouthful, but it brings awareness to the declining number of species in the world. As you educate yourself, you’ll learn how you can make a difference. What is biodiversity loss? Biodiversity refers to the vast number of different species of plants and animals around the world. Biodiversity loss, meaning that the number of unique species is declining, has been happening for decades. There are several factors Read More >>

May 22, 2020

Making Waves in Isolation: Mermaid at Home Part 2

Each of you have proven that mermaiding at home includes a never-ending slew of activities! Take a look at how your fellow mers #MermaidAtHome. Spreading positivi-tea Remember to stay hydrated while you’re mermaiding at home! Water is a staple, but we love a good mermaid tea blend too. You can even be like this mermaid and have a photoshoot at the same time! Do you have a favorite tea blend that reminds you of the ocean? Tell us in the Read More >>

May 20, 2020

How to Create a Mersona from Start to Finish

Whether you want to start a business as a professional mermaid or simply have fun with your pod, you need to know how to create a mersona.  A merman or mermaid persona, also known as a mersona, is a unique character that you get to make. You’ll determine your mermaid name, personality, and backstory, as well as your own look. It takes a bit of time to piece it all together, but that’s part of the fun of being a Read More >>

May 15, 2020

Part 1: How Do You Mermaid at Home?

Amid worldwide lockdowns, you inspired the team here at Fin Fun. We asked you to submit photos and videos of how you mermaid at home, and you delivered! In the spirit of spreading positivity during uncertain times, we’re sharing fellow mermaid creativity with the rest of the community. Melodious talent This young mermaid is using her time at home to practice her musical talents, and she’s wearing her Fin Fun mermaid tail too! Learning to play an instrument takes hard Read More >>

May 13, 2020

Popular Mermaid Sayings to Share with the Mercrowd

The underwater world is full of playful puns to show off, especially for us mermaids! You can sport these mermaid sayings on your clothes, mugs, or even home decor. Show off your passion and make sure to comment below to let us know which one is your favorite! Mermaid hair don’t care Does anyone else love having beach-blown, messy hair? Mermaids really don’t need to worry about their hair as the ocean styles it for them! Call me on my Read More >>

May 8, 2020

5 Sea-Themed Paper Plate Craft Ideas

Looking for the perfect 5-minute craft that will keep your littles entertained for hours? These 5 sea-themed paper plate craft ideas are easy to make, and you can find most of the supplies in your home! So grab a paper plate, scissors, construction paper, and glue, and let’s get started! Mermaid Twirler This mermaid twirler from Red Ted Art makes for a great craft and even room decor for your little mermaid! Simply cut the paper plate in a spiral Read More >>

May 6, 2020

Create a Bold Look: Mermaid Makeup with Fishnets

If you want to make a splash at your next mermaid outing, create bold mermaid makeup with fishnets to match your tail! The combination of colors and highlights will make you look like a shimmering mermaid princess without having to get wet. While swimming in a full face of makeup isn’t easy, a bold look is perfect for entertaining and catching some golden rays. You can have this surprisingly easy mermaid makeup with 5 simple tips and a pair of Read More >>

May 1, 2020

OceanHero: The Eco-Friendly Search Engine That’s Making Waves

People search the internet every day, and the OceanHero search engine makes every search matter.  We just celebrated Earth Day, but our efforts to protect the environment should be improving year-round. When you use this eco-friendly search engine, you can pull plastic from the ocean with every search. The plastic pollution problem Plastic pollution is a well-known problem, and little is being done to stop it. The world produces millions of tons of plastic every year, and 91 percent of Read More >>

April 28, 2020

6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Mermaid Staycation

To battle boredom and keep the blues away, turn your stay at home into a mermaid staycation. Due to the current crisis, we’re spending more time at home than ever before. Though the circumstances are less than ideal, use this time to treat yourself and have fun with your family. You can use any of these ideas long after this situation has passed whenever you want to celebrate your love of mermaids and the ocean. 1. Slip into the water Read More >>

April 24, 2020

Show the Earth Some Love with Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Earth Day is the perfect time to reflect and make goals to show the Earth some love. If you want to focus on the oceans, consider wearing reef-safe sunscreen. It doesn’t require a huge change on your part, but it can drastically affect the environment! Common sunscreen chemicals negatively affect the ocean Ordinary sunscreen products perform well when protecting you from the sun’s UV rays. However, research shows that those same chemicals, oxybenzone and benzophenone, negatively impact ocean ecosystems. When Read More >>

April 22, 2020

Visit the Oceans Deep and Its Sea Creatures at Home

Many sea creatures live in the oceans, not just mermaids! You’ll find that fish, reptiles, crabs, mammals, and even birds make their homes in the ocean.  Mers might have seen a few of these animals on trips to the beach or even at their local zoo. But if you’re shore-bound and inside these days, you can still visit several of the marine animals that live around the world! Seals: Deep-sea divers Mermaiden Brynn spends her days in the north Atlantic Read More >>

April 17, 2020

5 Reasons Why YOU Should Be a Mermaid Ambassador

Fin Fun’s Mermaid Ambassador Program is now available to mermaids and mermen throughout the world! This program provides a whole new way for fin-fans to show off their favorite Fin Fun tails on social media, and it comes with some pretty great benefits too! Here are 5 reasons why we think you’ll love the new mermaid ambassador program. 1. Join a worldwide mermaid community The new ambassador program is now worldwide, which means you’ll have the opportunity to connect with Read More >>

April 15, 2020

8 Fancy Mermaid Drinks to Match Your Fin Fun Tail!

Mermaid Tails and fancy mermaid drinks go hand-in-hand under the hot, summer sun!  We’ve found some colorful drinks that are both delicious and beautiful. Not to mention, they’ll match your favorite Fin Fun mermaid tail. So tie your aprons and create a delicious treat the whole family can enjoy! Arizona Sunset / Hawaiian Sun This fruity drink is perfect for any mermaid sporting the Hawaiian Sun tail! The tropical twist  created by Love Bakes Good Cakes will bring a little Read More >>

April 10, 2020

4 Natural Mermaid Makeup Tips for a Radiant Look

If you’re like most merfolk, adding makeup only perfects your beachy look. There’s a lot of mermaid makeup ideas online, but which one should you choose? Bold mermaid makeup isn’t always practical if you want to dive into the water and swim to your heart’s content. However, you CAN amp up your natural beauty with four natural mermaid makeup tips. Protect your skin If you want to achieve all of your mermaid goals, you need to start by protecting your Read More >>

April 8, 2020

4 Fintastic Ways to Paint Mermaid Rocks

There are several reasons why everyone should paint mermaid rocks.  They make great decorations, inspire creativity, and initiate interaction within your community. Have you ever hid painted rocks around town? It’s fun to see who finds your rock and where they hide it next! If you want to feel like a mermaid without traveling, painting mermaid rocks will help bring the beach to your home. Supplies needed Mermaid rocks are easy to create, and you don’t need many supplies.  Of Read More >>

April 3, 2020

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Facility Should Offer Mermaid U

The Mermaid University Affiliate Program, also known as Mermaid U, allows facilities to help new merfolk expand their horizons. By offering classes and hosting events, there are 5 mermazing benefits of Mermaid U. Launch Innovative Classes and Events Most pool facilities offer swim classes and host events, but there’s so much more to explore. By offering Mermaid University classes, both youth and adults can learn to swim in a new way.  Swimming in a mermaid tail is a full-body workout, Read More >>

April 1, 2020