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Which Fin Fun Mermaid Tail Matches Your Zodiac Sign?

Your zodiac sign1 says a lot about you, but which Fin Fun mermaid tail matches your sign? We’ve already talked about which tails match your birthstone, but there’s even more to consider! From regal purples to fiery reds, you’re “shore” to find the perfect tail! Aquarius: Blue Lagoon If you’re an Aquarius, you may be shy, but you have a big heart and a desire to help others. Your individuality and independent spirit are best represented by airy, light blue Read More >>

August 5, 2020

How Merfolk Participate in Plastic-Free July

It’s summertime, and merfolk are spending as much time as possible flipping their fins in local waters. However, many of our oceans, lakes, and rivers are littered with plastic pollution. By undertaking the Plastic-Free July challenge, merfolk and landfolk around the world are making waves! Fin Fun Mermaid Ambassadors and Plastic-Free July Our very own Fin Fun Ambassadors undertook this challenge and urged others to join on social media. They live in locations all around the world, and their influence Read More >>

July 29, 2020

Which Fin Fun Mermaid Tail Matches Your Birthstone?

People have been wearing the beautifully vibrant stone that corresponds to their birth month for centuries1. Which colorful mermaid tail matches your birthstone? You may be surprised when you find out! January: Garnet January’s birthstone, the garnet, is a commonly red stone that supposedly brings the wearer wealth, health, and happiness. However, this stone also comes in lovely pink, purple, and orange shades, so the Tiger Lily Limited Edition mermaid tail matches January perfectly. Make spreading happiness your goal every Read More >>

July 22, 2020

An In-Depth Guide to Crafting a Mersona Backstory

Humans have always had a fascination with merfolk, their tails, and their homes beneath the water’s surface. When they see you swimming among them, they’re bound to ask questions. Are you prepared to answer them? When you craft a mersona backstory, you can answer even the most obscure questions! These pointers will help you develop a story with depth and emotion, which will make your character appear more real to those you interact with. Start with the present It helps Read More >>

July 15, 2020

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Mermaid Set for Gaming Mers

If you’re a mermaid who loves video games, you’ve probably heard about the new mermaid set in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The game’s summer update introduces new mechanics, materials, and recipes that will make you FLIP with excitement!  Now, you can decorate your town and make it a mer paradise! How to get the mermaid set in Animal Crossing This Animal Crossing update allows you to go swimming and diving in the ocean, so starting out requires buying a wetsuit. Read More >>

July 8, 2020

Plastic-Free July: A Challenge to End Plastic Pollution

If you’re looking to be more eco-friendly this summer, try out the Plastic-Free July challenge!  Mers love the sea, but it’s currently bogged down with garbage and plastic waste. This challenge is a great way to reduce plastic consumption and prevent more plastic from entering our waterways! Starting out The best part of the Plastic-Free July challenge is that you can start wherever you are. If you’ve recently had a desire to reduce how much plastic you use each day, Read More >>

July 1, 2020

Have Fun This Summer in a Mermaid Tail

The 21st of June was the first day of summer! How are you spending time in the sunshine? If you’re like most mers in the community, you’re looking for every opportunity to wear a mermaid tail and rock your mer-style! Here are some fun activities that you can do this summer in a mermaid tail. Stretch your fins Are you a pro at swimming like a mermaid? Put your skills to the test with a mermaid obstacle course! Get your Read More >>

June 24, 2020

7 Interesting Facts for World Sea Turtle Day

Today is World Sea Turtle Day, a day when we highlight one of the ocean’s gentlest creatures. Sea turtles are one of our favorite finfriends, and Mermaiden Zoey’s animal companion is Cooper the sea turtle! Brush up on sea turtle trivia in honor of this holiday and wow your pod with your new knowledge! How many sea turtle species are there? Seven sea turtle species live in the oceans, and each one is threatened or endangered.  The IUCN Red List Read More >>

June 16, 2020

Live Your Dreams with a Real-Life Mermaid Career

Being a mermaid isn’t just for kids. If you love the ocean and marine life, you can pursue your interests full-time with a mermaid career. Professional mermaiding isn’t the only option for merfolk! Everyone has unique talents and interests, and there are several career paths1 you can take without forsaking your love of all things mermaid and the ocean. Maritime Archaeologist As a marine archeologist, you’ll spend your time examining how ancient people interacted with the ocean and other bodies Read More >>

June 10, 2020

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 Ideas

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