Wearable Mermaid Makeup Ideas

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I took a stroll through Sephora the other day and I saw all kinds of mermaid sequins for doing makeup looks. I love the pretty holo, teal, gorgeous mermaid inspired makeup for summertime, but I’ll be honest- I’d never apply sequins to my face unless it was Halloween! I rounded up a few of my favorites for when I want easy makeup but like the ethereal, glowy, dewy, gorgeous blue smoky makeup look that is so popular right now! 

The best mermaid makeup for everyday wear

I love the LXMI Nilotica Goddess Glow because it hydrates and has a pearlescent and slightly rose gold finish. It’s perfect for a subtle luminescent glow when you mix it in with foundation. READ MY REVIEW

For a more intense highlight the Cover FX Gold Bar Highlighting Palette is an Ulta-exclusive trio of shades that you can strobe with. I love to wear the rosiest shade as a blush and the other two are absolutely beautiful for a high impact glow on eyes and cheeks! 

One of my favorite purchases in the last few months was the Tarte Be a Mermaid and Make Waves palette. I love all of these colors for any time of year, but they really speak to me in the summer months. So pretty! READ MY REVIEW

I love the way Jane Iredale’s Mystikol Eyeliners wear like iron. Emerald and Sapphire both give me mermaid vibes for summer when worn in a thick line just on the top lid. So beautiful! 

Lastly, I’m obsessed with wearing Tarte’s Shade Shifting Lipsticks over top of any liquid lipstick shade. They add the perfect touch of mermaid glam to any makeup look! READ MY REVIEW


Where do you stand with mermaid makeup? Do you go all out with sequins? Or are you like me and just like to add a touch here and there? What mermaidy makeup do you own?

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  1. 6.4.18

    What pretty picks! What a lovely way to embody the spirit of a mermaid!

  2. 6.4.18

    Those are great options – I have a few of them!

  3. 6.4.18

    I adore the Jane Iredale gel liner! I may need that mermaid shade

  4. 6.4.18
    Erika said:

    That emerald green liner looks to die for!

  5. 6.4.18
    Kathryne said:

    The green liner would nail any mermaid look. Good choices

  6. 6.4.18
    Mai said:

    I think a funky eyeliner color like green or blue is perfect for adding a hint of mermaid without going too over the top, especially for office makeup days

    • 6.4.18
      justina said:

      Totally agree! I usually go pretty neutral overall but a hint of mermaid is fun.

  7. 6.4.18
    MarciaF said:

    What fab picks. I love the touches of green and teal for summer. I get stuck in the browns and need things to perk up my cosmetics.

    • 6.4.18
      justina said:

      You would love that Tarte eye palette!

  8. 6.4.18

    I have those two JI eyeliners and they are so, so pretty!

    • 6.4.18
      justina said:

      I absolutely love them! I can’t decide which I like the most!

  9. 6.5.18

    Love your picks! These products definitely have a mermaidy vibe to them.

  10. 6.5.18
    Babi said:

    Fabulous picks and I now want them all! Especially that palette!

  11. 6.5.18

    I’ve never attempted mermaid makeup, but it looks so pretty on others. I’m just a boring neutral makeup kinda gal. LOL!

  12. 6.5.18
    Lulle said:

    I’m not really into mermaid makeup to be honest, but that Tarte palette is still so tempting! The packaging is just gorgeous.

  13. 6.6.18

    Great picks <3

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