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Custom Tail Creator for Digital Mermaid Art

If you have ever used the Custom Tail Creator, you are familiar with how to upload your marker or colored pencil artwork to get your very own custom-made mermaid tail. Just print it out, color, snap a picture, and upload. Super simple! But what if you want to color digitally? Digital art opens the door for a lot more options. You can design your own scales, utilize stock photos for interesting textures, or paint with whatever color palette you could Read More >>

January 28, 2022

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Virgo

Symbolic of the gods of the harvest, those born under the Virgo zodiac sign are ready to shine from August 23 to September 22. These mers are fantastic friends with a seemingly endless supply of advice, so we strongly suggest having at least one Virgo friend! Once you win over their trust, they’ll be a true friend until the end. Curious to know which swimmable mermaid tails your other friends should have? Have a look at which tail matches each Read More >>

August 23, 2021

Fin Fun Mermaid Tail Types: Finding the Best Tail for You

Fin Fun mermaid tails are for merfolks of all ages, interests, and backgrounds! Let’s go back to the basics and go over our unique lines of tails, plus custom mermaid tails too. Each line has something unique to offer, so you’re “shore” to find the best mermaid tail for you! Sparkle Sparkle costume mermaid tails are reminiscent of Fin Fun’s very first fabric tails. They come in three bright, solid colors with glittering foil woven into the fabric so they Read More >>

July 31, 2021

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Leo

The warm-hearted Leo mermaids are taking over from July 23 to August 22, and we’re here for it! They have a way of bringing people together that no other zodiac sign compares to, so we can’t wait to see the good they accomplish in the merworld. Leo Mermaid Tails If you’re a Leo mer, your swimmable mermaid tail options are almost endless! Loud and proud like the lion, you can make any tail work in your favor, but here are Read More >>

July 23, 2021

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Cancer

Crab-walking into the spotlight from June 21 to July 22 are the caring but cautious Cancer mermaids and mermen. This zodiac sign will carry us through the middle of the year and offer stability when many are feeling adventurous and trying new things. But which swimmable mermaid tails would they wear? Fin Fun Mermaid Tails for Cancer Mers Represented by the crab, Cancer merfolks are born for life by the sea! They’re not afraid to play in the sand and Read More >>

June 21, 2021

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Gemini

Can you believe that we’re already approaching the halfway mark through the year? But May 21 through June 20 is the time for Gemini merpersons to step up into the spotlight! They’ve got a lot to say, and there’s no one else we’d trust to tell the most captivating mermaid tales. Gemini Mermaid Tails Represented by the twins in Roman mythology, Castor and Pollux, Gemini mermaids embrace their duality. Will you see their serious and thoughtful side or their social Read More >>

May 21, 2021

Merman Tails for Disney Princes

We had so much fun imagining Disney princesses as mermaids that we couldn’t resist picking Fin Fun mermaid tails for each of their princes! If we’re being totally honest, the perfect merman tails for our childhood crushes are even more stylish on them than the princesses. So don’t be afraid to ask your partner to dive into the adventure with you! Here are the swimmable mermaid tails we picked for the most iconic Disney princes. Prince Florian Sure, we had Read More >>

May 5, 2021

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Taurus

It’s Taurus season, and it’s no “bull” when we say that we’re excited about it. These down-to-sea mers are surprisingly well-grounded for aquatic creatures with a taste for the finer things in life. If your birthday is anywhere from April 20 to May 20, now is your time to shine! If you’re not a Taurus mermaid, be sure to check out which tail matches your zodiac sign and be on the lookout for our in-depth breakdown of each sign. Taurus Read More >>

April 20, 2021

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Aries

  March 21 through April 19 is Aries season, and we are ready to talk about our first-ever fire sign. Passionate and determined, these mers are giving us the energy we need to make it through the first quarter of the year! Did you miss our last one? Learn more about our Pisces merfriends and what mermaid tail matches your zodiac sign. Aries Mermaid Tails Arguably the most ambitious and energetic of the zodiac, Aries mermaids are a force to Read More >>

March 21, 2021

Go Green in March with a Green Mermaid Tail

It’s almost St. Patrick’s day, and if your country celebrates this holiday, you’ve likely already seen stores decked out in all things green to buy. We prefer celebrating with a green mermaid tail because we can go for a swim, rock our mersonas, and not worry about getting pinched!  We’re also reflecting and thinking about how we can go green in other ways since Earth Day is fast approaching!  Wear a Green Mermaid Tail… We love a green mermaid tail Read More >>

March 10, 2021

Which Fin Fun Mermaid Tail Matches Your Hogwarts House?

Just imagine — you’re eleven years old, and you’ve just arrived at Hogwarts. It’s your turn with the Sorting Hat, and the next thing you know… you have a green mermaid tail?? What if the “Harry Potter” series took place underwater, and the characters we all know and love were merpeople? Though tails differ from person to person, we know which Fin Fun mermaid tail from the Mermaidens line fits each mermaid Hogwarts house best! Gryffindor: Tropical Sunrise Gryffindors steal Read More >>

March 3, 2021

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Pisces

From February 19 to March 20, we are fins deep in Pisces season! It’s our first water sign of the year, and let me tell you, we are READY.  We love finding you mermaid tails for your zodiac signs, but be sure to check out which tails match your birthstone too! Pisces Mermaid Tails Pisces mermaids are the best kinds of mermaids because one, they’re water signs, and two, their symbol is the two fishes. You mers are literally born Read More >>

February 19, 2021

Which Fin Fun Tail Matches Your Chinese Zodiac Sign?

It’s Chinese New Year, which got us thinking — which Fin Fun mermaid tail matches our Chinese zodiac animals? We’ve paired tails up with astrological signs and birthstones, but Lunar New Year is one of the biggest Chinese holidays and we want to celebrate our international mers as much as possible. Side note: Which international holiday do you want us to cover next? Drop it in the comments so we can pay tribute and learn more about your culture! Your Read More >>

February 12, 2021

Mermaid Ambassador Tips: Tail Swimming in Winter

As much as we would love for summer to last all year, most merfolks experience other seasons too. Tail swimming in winter can be especially tough. We talked to our Fin Fun Mermaid Ambassadors, and these are their tips for mermaiding during the winter months! Choose a Warm Location Mermaids Hen and Kylie suggest swimming in heated pools to stay warm when donning your swimmable mermaid tail. This way, you can still get your fins wet without freezing your tail Read More >>

February 3, 2021

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Aquarius

It’s a new year, and Aquarius mers are exactly who we need to set the tone for the future. We’re counting on you if you were born from January 20 to February 18 to flood the merworld with your inclusive ideas! This is the next article in our series of the Zodiac as Merfolk to see which swimmable mermaid tails match your sign!  Fin Fun Mermaid Tails for Aquarius Mers As an Aquarian, your symbol is the Water Bearer. You Read More >>

January 20, 2021

2020 Tail Design Contest Winners

Another tail design contest has come and gone, and here at Fin Fun, we love seeing you get creative! We received 1,082 submissions and 6,972 votes from all over the world, and our Fin Fans chose one grand prize winner and 10 runners-up. It was tough deciding which tails to vote for, but we hope to host many more design contests in the future so you can share your talents with us!  Let’s take a look at the winners for Read More >>

January 6, 2021

2020 Fin Fun Mermaid Year in Review

We’ve been nostalgic this entire year as we’ve celebrated our 10th anniversary, and we want to share our Fin Fun mermaid year in review with you! Let’s go over the tails we released in 2020 and how we made dreams come true amid a global pandemic. 2020 Fin Fun Mermaid Tails This year, Fin Fun released six mermaid tails for kids and adults! Diamond Frost In January, we released Diamond Frost, the winner of the 2019 Tail Design Contest. This Read More >>

December 31, 2020

The Zodiac as Merfolk: Capricorn

It’s o-fish-ally Capricorn season!  If your birthday lies between December 22 and January 19, this is your time to shine. You’re one of the most responsible mers in the sea, and we wouldn’t have anyone else take us through the end of the year and into the new one! (And Neptune knows we need a year better than 2020.) This is the first in the series of The Zodiac as Merfolk, and we’re going to dive into the best mermaid Read More >>

December 22, 2020

Disney Princess Mermaid Looks

Do you love all things Disney? So do we! We were thinking — what would each Disney princess look like as a mermaid? Check out these mermaid looks inspired by your favorite princesses! Snow White Ever pure and innocent in her human form, Snow White as a mermaid would also embody goodness in all she does. When you wear the Bali Breeze Limited Edition mermaid tail and Royal Blue Sea Wave swim top, your mermaid look will be just like Read More >>

December 9, 2020

Fin Fun Mermaid Anniversary: 10 Years of Mermaid Tails

Fin Fun has been celebrating its 10th mermaid anniversary all year long! We’ve come a long way since our first tails, and we want to take you on a journey through the years with us. 2010: The first Fin Fun mermaid tails The Fin Fun story technically starts in 2009 when Grandma Karen sewed the first mermaid tail for her granddaughter Emily. However, she didn’t start selling mermaid tails until 2010. The first swimmable mermaid tails were simple yet fun. Read More >>

December 2, 2020