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Mermaid Tail Upcycle: Mermaid Shoes

Fin Fun Mermaid tails are my go-to for mermaid swimming and fun! They are easy to use and last a long time. I’m always devastated when my tails start to show wear, but I’ve found some ways to reuse and upcycle my tails. I’ve previously used the fabric to make headbands and a beach blanket, but my latest creation just might be my favorite—mermaid shoes! To make these shoes, I followed a tutorial I found on the blog, LoveMaegan. I Read More >>

November 6, 2019

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. Even the blind deserves 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 a rapid loss of Read More >>

October 22, 2019

Mermaid University — 5 Reasons Why You Should Enroll

Did you know you can swim like a real mermaid through Fin Fun’s Mermaid University (Mermaid U) program?  Fin Fun wants all aspiring mermaids and mermen to live their dreams. That’s why we’ve developed a swimming program for mermaids in training just like YOU!   Mermaid U provides pool facilities with outlined lessons and work-out programs for swim classes around the world. Here are just a few benefits of joining a Mermaid U course: 1. Learn how to swim like a Read More >>

October 3, 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

Go from VSCO Girl to VSCO Mermaid Now!

Oh, the VSCO girl trend. You’ve likely seen it on Instagram, Tik Tok, and other social media platforms—even if you’ve been hiding in your mermaid cove all summer. But if you really have no clue what we’re talking about, don’t fret! Read on to learn how to recognize the unmistakable signs of a VSCO girl and how you can take her trendy look to the next level with mermaid style. Defining the VSCO Girl If you’re truly wondering what VSCO Read More >>

September 12, 2019

5 Reasons to Wear Sea Glass

From A Mermaid’s Perspective Hello! Molly the mermaid here and I wanted to talk with you about sea glass jewelry.  Us mermaids are the bridge between the human world and the ocean. We protect and preserve aquatic life to make sure the land and sea are at peace with each other.  For centuries, the ocean has been supplying humans with beautiful jewelry made out of pearls, coral, and shells. This has been hard on our ecosystem and we want to Read More >>

July 20, 2019

An Inside Look At Mermaid U Classes

Fin Fun wants all aspiring mermaids to have the opportunity to flip their fins. That’s why we’ve created the Mermaid University program. Mermaid U courses are a great way for mermaids and mermen of all ages to stay active, get fit, and have fun! Let’s take an inside look at what these four different mermaid classes are all about: Mermaiding 101 This course teaches the basics of mermaid swimming. Students learn how to properly care for and use their monofins Read More >>

July 17, 2019

8 Reasons Being A Mermaid Makes You A Better Human

All around the world, more people are connecting over their love for mermaids. Since the recent invention of silicone and fabric mermaid tails, people are declaring their love and coming “out of the closet” to transform themselves into magical half fish, half human creatures of the sea. Before you start judging, there are a lot of benefits to joining the mermaid community. You can actually become a better human being by pretending to be a fish.   1. Ambassadors of Read More >>

May 30, 2019

Upcoming Mermaid Conventions Around the USA

It’s nice to know you are not alone as a mermaid. People all over the country are buying tails and getting together for a fun swim. If you are looking to meet some new “mers” you might consider going to a mermaid convention close by! Below is a list of mermaid conventions and events happening around the country this summer that you can sign up for! Mermaid Megafest South Haven, Michigan – June 15th -16th For those northern mermaids, it’s Read More >>

May 22, 2019

Who’s Making Waves at Fin Fun?

Maybe you’ve been following Fin Fun’s latest posts on Facebook and Twitter, maybe not. What’s important is that if you missed our big announcement, you better brace yourself for this tidal wave of excitement! The rumors are true! None other than SETH AARON HENDERSON has joined Fin Fun as Lead Designer! “Not only does he bring years of experience in the fashion industry, he brings a fresh perspective to Fin Fun’s growing apparel business,” said Steve Browning, President and CFO Read More >>

April 8, 2019

What to Expect at a Mermaid Meetup

Mermaiding is becoming popular all over the world! With more and more classes being taught throughout the USA, there is a good chance other mermaids live close by you, and you don’t even know it! Some mermaids are doing Meetups at local pools, springs, or beaches where they swim together. If you are nervous about going, here are a few things to know before you go. There Will Be New Mermaids, Just Like You! There is a good chance someone, Read More >>

April 2, 2019

Part of Your World Book Review

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Ariel never defeated Ursula? Disney Books has recently come out with the book “Part Of Your World” from the series “A Twisted Tale,” where classic Disney stories are written with an unexpected twist. In this book we experience what would have happened if Ariel never defeated Ursula in “The Little Mermaid.” This book features Ariel’s friendship with Flounder, her trusty sidekick, and Sebastian who still stresses out over everything. A Read More >>

March 29, 2019

5 Tips to Prepare for a Mermaid Photo Shoot

In addition to swimming, mermaids love to do photo shoots on the beach, underwater, or by the side of the pool! Whether it’s with your iPhone, or a fancy camera, here are some tips to remember. 1. Practice with Your Mermaid Tail If you have never worn a mermaid tail before, practice trying it on and swimming with it (make sure you are not by yourself if this is your first time). Once you put it on, it’s very hard Read More >>

March 25, 2019

Up Your Game with Mermaid Body Art!

If you’re planning a mermaid celebration in 2019 or just want to look “extra” at the beach, take it one step further with face painting, body art, or temporary tattoos! We’ve found a few inspirational ideas that you could pass along to the artist or even attempt yourself! Face Painting We love how magical this eye-focused makeover looks! Featuring bold colors, faux gems, and shimmery paints, this vivid color palette is an absolute showstopper and coordinates with our Fiji Fantasy Read More >>

February 7, 2019

6 Ways to Protect the Ocean While on Vacation

Mermaids are known as the protectors of the sea and have a responsibility as ocean ambassadors to help the environment. There are many ways we can do this at home, but as we travel to our favorite beaches on vacation, it is even more important to respect our surroundings. Here are six ways you can help protect our oceans while on your next vacation. 1. Look For The Bins Most public areas have trash bins to throw away your garbage. Read More >>

January 21, 2019

Fin Fun’s Favorite Ocean & Mermaid-Themed Tree Ornaments

Keep the coastal vibes flowing throughout the holiday season with Christmas tree ornaments “shore” to show off your mermaid style to every house guest who enters your grotto! We’re loving the abundance of ocean and mermaid-themed ornaments that have washed up at some of our favorite retailers. Here’s our pick of this season’s merriest ornaments that would be the perfect addition to any holiday tree. Sequin Mermaid Girls Ornaments from Target Who can resist the wild mermaid hair and feisty Read More >>

December 3, 2018

Treat your Mermaid Bod with Seaweed-Based Beauty Products!

Have the incredible beauty benefits of seaweed escaped you? No worries! We’re here to help you discover the best products designed to help you achieve that healthy, glowing skin mermaids are known for (without the work of foraging for your own superfood). Bring a piece of the ocean home and make those underwater weeds part of your health regimen with these beauty sea-gestions! For the Skin If you’re looking for a complete skincare collection, check out The Body Shop’s Seaweed Read More >>

November 1, 2018

DIY Mermaid-Style!

Are you a crafty mermaid?  Do you go head over fin for DIYs? Gather your supplies and get ready for some fintastic fun! Here are some marvelous mermaid and beach-inspired projects to try: Mermaid Message Board Need to remember your on-land to-do list?  Hello Giggles offers instructions on how to make your own Mermaid Message Board! All you need is a picture frame, mermaid sequin fabric, paint, hot glue, and some seashells to add some personal flair! Mermaid Scale letters Read More >>

October 16, 2018

Transform Your Bathroom into a Mermaid Grotto!

Have you always wanted a mermaid-themed room in your house? Start with your bathroom! Not only does it provide the perfect opportunity to don a mermaid tail, it also involves smaller square footage that’s easier to manage during a total room makeover. Whether you’re fully renovating or just incorporating a few mermaid touches, start with these fish and mermaid bathroom ideas from HGTV, then keep on reading! Bring on the Backsplash What screams mermaid more than tiles in the shape Read More >>

September 24, 2018

Summer Mermaid Playlist

Need some music to flip your fins to?  We’ve got you covered!  From Irish Folk songs to The Beatles, here are some songs especially picked with mermaids in mind! “The Mermaid”– John McCann A traditional Irish Folk song best estimated to have originated in the 18th century, this upbeat ballad tells the story of a sinking ship that crosses paths with a beautiful mermaid. Along with this song, there are many other folk ballads and sea shanties featuring mermaids, though Read More >>

July 30, 2018