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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mermaid Madness in Review: What You Missed

Did you participate in Fin Fun’s Mermaid Madness event this year? If you didn’t, here’s what you may have missed! What is Mermaid Madness? Here at Fin Fun, we started Mermaid Madness with you in mind. Our team gathered a variety of mermaid tails from the Sparkle, Mermaidens, Limited Edition, and Atlantis lines and pitted them against each other in 16 challenging matchups. Of those original 32 mermaid tails, we let YOU decide which tail won. How does it work? Read More >>

March 27, 2020

6 Creative Ways to Shell-ebrate International Mermaid Day

International Mermaid Day is on March 29th, so it’s time to start planning your shell-ebration! From throwing a mermaid-themed party to giving back to the environment, here are 6 creative ways to celebrate International Mermaid Day. Make Mermaid-Inspired Desserts Most will agree that you can’t have any sort of celebration without food! There are several different desserts you can make that will remind you of mermaids and the beach.  If mermaid cakes and cupcakes are your thing, decorate them with Read More >>

March 25, 2020

Most Popular Mermaid Sightings In The Last 100 Years

It’s truly hard to ignore the role mermaids have played throughout history. They exist in legends and folklore in all parts of the world. There are documented mermaid sightings throughout history as well, with some as recent as the last 100 years! Here are the most popular documented sightings of mermaids that could have happened in your lifetime. 1943 Kei Islands Japanese soldiers stationed on the Kei Islands in Indonesia had multiple encounters with mermaids in 1943. The villagers called Read More >>

March 18, 2020

Tail Design Contest 2019 Winners

Fin Fun has some of the most creative and talented fans in the world—that’s why we wanted to get their ideas for a new 2020 tail! Throughout the month of November, Fin Fun hosted the first-ever, Tail Design contest. More than 400 unique and beautiful designs were submitted and 2,600 votes were placed.  Three winners received their custom design mermaid tail, and one of those winners received the title of #FinFunDesigner for the January 2020 Tail of the Month. Let’s Read More >>

January 15, 2020

How YouTuber Molly Burke Became Mermaid Sparkles

Molly Burke has always had a dream. A dream that some people said she would never achieve because she’s blind. All Molly wanted was to swim in a mermaid tail for even a moment. So Fin Fun and Mermaid Flower made that dream a reality with a mermaid class. Even the blind deserve to swim At the young age of four, Molly Burke’s life took a dark turn. She was diagnosed with a rare retinal disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa causing Read More >>

October 22, 2019

The Story Behind Anna’s Tail

On September 22, Anna Haskell completed a 12-hour mermaid swim in West Sussex, England. The event doubled as a new world record and a fundraiser for two Sussex-based charities—Arundel and Download Community Leisure Trust (ACT) and the Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice organization. The fundraiser proved successful as Anna raised £1,100, just £100 short of her goal! During the swim, 32 mermaids and mermen joined Anna in the pool and together they swam a total of 92 km (57.1 miles)—30km Read More >>

September 24, 2019

Anna’s World Record Attempt for Charity

In 2018, Anna Haskell began a one-of-a-kind mermaiding experience in Sussex, England. With the help of Fin Fun’s Mermaid University resources and her own creativity and experience, Anna has helped dreams come true for dozens of swimmers in a magical way as they swim in front of a beautiful Arundel Castle backdrop. This year, however, Anna has decided to take on a new challenge: swim for 12 consecutive hours in a mermaid tail. A world record attempt for charity While Read More >>

September 17, 2019

Today.com: The best gifts for 9-year-old boys and girls from our 2018 gift guide

Today.com featured our White Scallop Swimsuit Coverup in a holiday gift guide for 9-year-olds. They’re sometimes a hard-to-shop-for age group because they are looking for fun and trendy items that help them keep up with the big kids. Check it out! https://www.today.com/parents/best-gifts-9-year-old-boys-girls-our-gift-guide-t136452

September 12, 2018

Oxygen: A Mermaid Workout

Learn what Oxygen Magazine has to say about Fin Fun’s mermaid workout series in this article: https://www.oxygenmag.com/workouts/a-mermaid-workout

August 15, 2018