The mermaid trend has made quite a splash (excuse the pun) in the world of fashion and accessories lately, and it’s now slowly spreading to the beauty industry as well.
Celebrities the likes of Blake Lively, Bella Hadid, and Karlie Kloss have been spotted rocking beautiful beachy mermaid tresses, whilst Kendall Jenner and Kristina Bazan have turned to the mythical maidens for makeup inspiration.
Reacting to the rising pop-culture interest in mermaids, the spring/summer makeup collections have been bursting with sea shades – think: lots of teals, metallic blues and greens, splashes of turquoise, and shimmery sparkles. Browse through the gallery below to discover the best beauty products that will transport you beneath the waves and help you channel your inner Ariel.
The perfect glittery-blue hue to transform your talons.
Waterproof and smudge-proof, this eyeliner has summer savior written all over it. The shimmery teal green is perfect for mermaids in the making.
Don’t be put off by the blueness of this bullet! This clever lipstick goes on sheer to coat lips with a cool berry hue and subtle sapphire sheen. Not only does it help teeth look whiter, but it’s also enriched with vitamin E to keep your pout soft and smooth.
Gliding smoothly onto the skin to give you a gorgeous coral-y glow, this water-resistant cheek stick delivers a cooling, fresh feeling to keep you looking your best, even in the heat of summer.
Containing softening seaweed, soothing Irish moss, exfoliating sea salt, and refreshing lemon oil, this shampoo bar is a surefire way to get big, beautiful, beachy tresses. Giving hair a dose of va-va-voom, it also leaves it smelling like a tropical holiday.
A stunning emerald-green shade to add some sparkle to your stare, this metallic eye color can be worn wet or dry and won’t crease or fade throughout the day.
Using ‘prisma technology’ to create an ingenious formula that’s liquid-meets-powder-meets-gel, this perfecting palette from Estée Lauder delivers the smoothest finish with amazing pigment. Featuring a bronzer, blusher, and illuminator, it’s the perfect way to get that sun-kissed look and define your features, even when on the go.
Spray your way to a mermaid mane with this texturizing mist from Sachajuan. Either spritz onto dry hair and scrunch for surfer-girl style or apply to damp hair for a lifting boost that will leave your locks looking like you’ve spent a day by the sea.
Infused with ingredients to help you look after your nails, including green-tea extract and biotin, this sparkly sea-green polish is exactly what its name suggests: a mermaid’s dream.
The perfect color to contrast against brown eyes (although anyone can pull it off), this mascara will thicken and lengthen lashes while coating them with nutrient-rich plant proteins and a slick of gorgeous green.
Providing the perfect wash of color to your peepers, these new Nars eyeshadows are stunningly shimmery and can be used dry for a subtle sheen or wet for a more dramatic look.
A highly pigmented eyeliner that boasts powerful waterproof properties, this shimmery blue-green shade evokes the gorgeous gleam of a mermaid’s tail.
Offering the precision of a pencil with the shine of a gloss, this pearlized lip pencil goes on clear to add a sheen to your smile without drying it out.
If you want a pop of color on your lashes but are not willing to go all out, this ‘Lash Tips Mascara’ from Tom Ford is just the ticket. Featuring a bright-blue hue and mini wand that separates lashes, it can simply be swept through the tips for a fun flash of color.