How to Live Like A Mermaid All Summer Long


Mermaids have always been surrounded by a certain level of mystique. Whether it’s the fact that these mythical creatures possess a unique set of persuasive, nearing on deadly, abilities, their power of song, or maybe just their unmatched beauty. We’re always enamored with mystery and I think that mermaids embody the mystery of the sea in the best way!

For those of us mere mortals who grew up on a steady diet of The Little Mermaid and want to live as close as possible to the real deal, this is as close as we’re likely to ever get (unless you’re this chick) to being under the sea, but hey; a girl can try!


How to Live Like A Mermaid All Summer Long

  1. Swim in the Ocean. You know, because you’re a mermaid now and that’s what merfolk do. That’s right; I said Merfolk.
  2. Bath in the Sunlight. Bask in the wonderful vitamin D sun! Pish posh, mermaids don’t get sunburned! (You do, though, so check below for sunscreen love!)
  3. Comb Your Hair with A Fork. Or you know, don’t comb it at all. Because mermaids.
  4. Wear Pink, Purple and Shades of Blue and Green. Obviously, these are the official mermaids colors, am I right?
  5. Make Friends with Fish, Sea Crabs. Because under da sea! Where it is wetter, everything’s better, breaking out into song with sea lobsters… 🙂
  6. Sing at Sunset. What else would you be doing at sunset?
  7. Have a Whale of a Good Time! Look for buried treasure in shipwrecks, make friends with all the creatures of the sea, and avoid Ursula; she’s cray!


Mermaid Beauty 

  • ILIA Tinted Lip Conditioner in Shell ShockRead My Review Here – This color is perfect for summer and totally ideal for mermaids! It’s the prettiest coral pink 🙂 Check out my review for lip swatches ♥
  • COOLA Sunscreen Sport Spray – Read My Review Here – This is my absolutely favorite sun care brand! Coola makes natural sunscreen products and their sport spray is, by far, the most convenient option for all-over sun protection. Plus, their sunscreens smell amazing and include antioxidants; need I say more?
  • Jane Iredale Glow Time BB CreamRead My Review Here – I’m a huge fan of Jane Iredale makeup and their BB cream is probably one of the few Western BB creams to actually measure up to it’s Asian counterparts. This has great coverage (medium-full), smells delicious, and includes a heap of natural ingredients to nourish your skin while you wear it!
  • Mermaid Hair – This is the one item I haven’t tried from my list, but it looks divine! The shampoo and conditioner are scented with a combination of orange blossom and ocean breeze which sounds incredible. On top of the scent, they’re both sulfate-free and cruelty-free.
  • Olivine Love + Salt SprayRead My Review Here – This stuff is addicting! If you want beach waves, this is the ultimate sea salt spray to do it! Formulated with natural ingredients, this spray smells just like the beach, works like a charm, and can be used on both your hair and body for a quick refresh ♥
  • Kure Bazaar Nail Polish in CaicosRead My Review Here – Kure Bazaar polishes are my favorite! Their formulas are non-toxic, 5-free and inspired by fashion and nature! Plus, their colors are all gorgeous, long lasting, and high shine. Need I say more?
  • Alima Pure Day to Night CollectionSee Swatches Here – I just purchased this collection recently and they are the prettiest colors for summer. The perfect shimmery taupe, copper bronze, and a beautiful peachy blush. The coffee brown eye pencil is also surprisingly pigmented. Makeup looks coming soon 😉
  • Thesis Mermaid’s Cheek Seaweed Face MaskRead My Review Here – This face mask smells kind of gross; just like seaweed and brine, but it works SO well. If you can stomach the not-so-pleasant scent, it’s definitely worth it. It gently heals acne, calms redness, and detoxes your pores.
  • Mungo Murphy Seaweed BathRead My Review Here – Another sea-scented bath, this is a seriously natural way to soften your skin up. The seaweed is literally encased in a kind of tea bag. You put the bag into a bowl of boiling water and let it steep for several minutes while you fill up your bath. Once your bath is ready, pour in the seaweed tea, sink into your bath, and enjoy all the beauty benefits the seas of Connemara have to offer!

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55 thoughts on “How to Live Like A Mermaid All Summer Long

  1. May 18, 2015 at 10:28 AM

    This is such a cute, fun post – I love it!

    Steph –
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    1. May 19, 2015 at 8:07 AM

      glad you liked the post!

  2. May 18, 2015 at 3:30 PM

    What a coincidence that you posted a mermaid themed post the same day I did! I’d love to try more from Ilia and Alima Pure. I’m also interested in the whimsically named Thesis Mermaid’s Cheek Seaweed Face Mask.
    Dream & Scheme recently posted…The Little MermaidMy Profile

    1. May 19, 2015 at 8:08 AM

      haha no way!! I’m gonna go check yours out now lol. All of the above products are amazing – you won’t be disappointed!

  3. May 18, 2015 at 5:58 PM

    Reading this post made me happy 🙂
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    1. May 19, 2015 at 8:08 AM

      haha I’m glad you enjoyed it Kati!

  4. May 19, 2015 at 9:35 AM

    What is it about us girls that make us all want to be mermaids?? haha
    I love this post! It just makes me so happy! Also, love that you included some products. Mermaid hair looks so cool! I want to give it a try!

    Tatum recently posted…Reunited!My Profile

    1. May 19, 2015 at 11:41 AM

      Haha I dunno, but it’s so fun! I’m happy you enjoyed the post! 🙂 Hope you give the products a try – most are tried and tested faves of mine ♥

  5. May 19, 2015 at 10:11 AM

    I love this idea as yes I love The Little Mermaid! I could do with a pamper session too! xx #twinklytuesday
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    1. May 19, 2015 at 11:46 AM

      haha I think every little girl grew up loving the Little Mermaid ! 🙂 thanks for stopping by!

  6. May 19, 2015 at 11:25 AM

    This post is adorable. Definitely comb your hair with a fork. / creative lifestyle blog.
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    1. May 19, 2015 at 11:46 AM

      haha yep that’s what I’m thinking!

  7. Pen
    May 19, 2015 at 2:27 PM

    This was a really fun post. Thank you!
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    1. May 20, 2015 at 5:10 PM

      absolutely – glad you enjoyed it!

  8. May 23, 2015 at 2:31 AM

    Ohh! I do wanna be a mermaid! haha thanks for the tips!
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  9. May 27, 2015 at 11:54 AM

    Great Stuff!! Thanks for sharing on My 2 Favorite Things on Thursday – Link Party!! Hope to see you tomorrow!! Pinned!!

    1. May 27, 2015 at 2:27 PM

      thanks glad you think so!

  10. May 27, 2015 at 8:06 PM

    What great tips and great products! 🙂

    1. May 28, 2015 at 7:24 AM

      glad you enjoyed it! thanks for stopping by Cathy 🙂

  11. May 28, 2015 at 4:13 PM

    LOVE this girl! I’m going to have to spend all my money now on all those products lol! xoxox, Kayla
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    1. May 28, 2015 at 4:55 PM

      haha I’m glad you like the post! They’re great product I promise 😛 ♥ thanks for stopping by!

  12. June 4, 2015 at 4:58 PM

    This post was so cute it completely brightened my day.

    1. June 4, 2015 at 5:19 PM

      Hi! I’m so glad it brightened your day! It was definitely all done in fun 🙂 so I’m really happy you enjoyed it! Thanks for visiting ♥

  13. Mel
    June 5, 2015 at 8:30 AM

    Awwww 🙂 this was such a cute post
    These are really good products too, can’t wait to try.

    1. June 5, 2015 at 12:00 PM

      glad you liked it! they really are and I’ve tried a lot of them 🙂 enjoy trying them out! ♥

  14. June 6, 2015 at 3:09 PM

    I loved all of your ways of how to be a mermaid at the beginning of the post–the shades you’ve picked for mermaids are very accurate colors. I haven’t tried products with seaweed, but I’ve heard good reviews. I’ll have to check out your suggestions.
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    1. June 9, 2015 at 9:24 AM

      thanks ! I’m so glad you enjoyed the post 🙂 I love mermaids and anything beach/sea related so this was fun to do. I’ve tried many of the products already so definitely give them a look!

  15. June 6, 2015 at 7:57 PM

    I’d totally love to be a mermaid 🙂
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    1. June 9, 2015 at 9:34 AM

      haha who wouldn’t right?

  16. June 12, 2015 at 8:55 AM

    This is such a cute post!
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    1. June 12, 2015 at 3:13 PM

      glad you think so haha. I enjoyed making it ♥ thanks for stopping by!

  17. John Thuku
    June 16, 2015 at 2:41 AM

    Great tips and wonderful products. Thank you for posting this.

    1. June 16, 2015 at 9:14 AM


  18. June 16, 2015 at 11:43 AM

    Comb your hair with a fork! lol – super adorable list

    1. June 16, 2015 at 3:41 PM

      haha glad you enjoyed my list 😛

  19. June 16, 2015 at 7:04 PM

    I love this idea! Bit far from the sea for me, but there’s always the bath!
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    1. June 17, 2015 at 11:32 AM

      haha glad you like the idea! bummer about being so far from the sea 🙂 thankfully we can all use our imagination ♥

  20. Mai T.
    June 23, 2015 at 12:03 AM

    ILIA Tinted Lip Conditioner in Shell Shock is what I want to try the most. Never heard of it before.

    1. June 23, 2015 at 3:33 PM

      it’s such a beautiful color! I use it all the time during summer 🙂

  21. emily
    June 25, 2015 at 6:53 PM

    This is cute. I need to try spray sunscreen again.

    1. June 26, 2015 at 10:29 AM

      honestly, COOLA is awesome, all natural, smells delicious, and it’s easy to apply

  22. July 1, 2015 at 12:24 AM

    Loved this post, so whimsical and really made me smile.
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