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Rainbow mermaid locks are taking the internet by storm

It seems as if the mermaid beauty trend is here to stay, with a Brisbane salon helping people obtain the look with colourful hairstyle creations.

Mermaid Salon gained attention when they introduced a make up brush with a sparkly mermaid tail which sent people into a frenzy online. Now their hair creations are bringing people back for more.

‘We love helping people achieve their dream hair goals. Our salon has been running for two years so we’re still a baby,’ salon employee Kendal told FEMAIL.

‘But we’ve recently moved to a bigger space so we can fit more clients in.’

It seems as if the mermaid beauty trend is here to stay, with a Brisbane salon helping people obtain the look with colourful hairstyles

Their rainbow hair creations have accumulated more than 20,000 followers on Instagram.

‘We believe in helping people be their most authentic self, whether it’s long rainbow locks or a complete shaved head,’ she said.

‘We also believe having a safe space, accepting of everyone and we only use vegan and cruelty-free products.’

Not only do they do people’s hair but they also sell make up products online and in the salon, with professional make up artists to help create unconventional looks.

Their rainbow hair creations have accumulated more than 20,000 followers on Instagram 

Their rainbow hair creations have accumulated more than 20,000 followers on Instagram 

'We believe in helping people be their most authentic self, whether it¿s long Rainbow locks or a complete shaved head,' Kendal said

'As far as the actual mermaid hair we do, we use Manic Panic dyes and often mix different colours to get the perfect shade,' Kendal explained

‘We believe in helping people be their most authentic self, whether it’s long Rainbow locks or a complete shaved head,’ Kendal said

'We also believe having a safe space, accepting of everyone and we only use vegan and cruelty free products

'We also believe having a safe space, accepting of everyone and we only use vegan and cruelty free products'

‘We also believe having a safe space, accepting of everyone and we only use vegan and cruelty-free products’

‘As far as the actual mermaid hair we do, we use Manic Panic dyes and often mix different colours to get the perfect shade,’ Kendal explained. 

Each look they come up with is bursting with colour, vibrancy and originality. 

‘Kick beauty standards in the bin and achieve your personal aesthetic identity at Mermaid Salon,’ their website states.

The salon owners want to redefine what it means to be beautiful, which they seem to be achieving with each look they accomplish. 

Mermaid salon has a safe space initiative, which has involved them raising funds to accept trans women in the salon free of charge

Mermaid salon has a safe space initiative, which has involved them raising funds to accept trans women in the salon free of charge

They also provide showers, phone chargers, free 'tidying' and hygiene products for people living rough

Their mantra is that they have a 'great fear of shallow living'

They also provide showers, phone chargers, free ‘tidying’ and hygiene products for people living rough, their mantra being that they have a ‘great fear of shallow living’

One unique look they created was a shaved head with a variety of different pastel colours

One unique look they created was a shaved head with a variety of different pastel colours

Mermaid salon also provides private make up lessons for transgender women free of charge.

The Brisbane-based brand originally saw their Chubby Mermaid Carve and Contour Paddle Brush was reposted by major beauty Instagram accounts.

Soon international media picked up on the trend and it sold out online, which meant Fanny Barlow, the woman behind the brushes, had to work all day and night to keep up. 

Each look they come up with is bursting with colour, vibrancy and originality

Each look they come up with is bursting with colour, vibrancy and originality

'Kick beauty standards in the bin and achieve your personal aesthetic identity at Mermaid Salon,' the website states

‘Kick beauty standards in the bin and achieve your personal aesthetic identity at Mermaid Salon,’ the website states

The salon owners want to redefine what it means to be beautiful, which they seem to be achieving with each look they accomplish

Their Facebook page has five-star rating after five-star rating, with customers both happy with the make up they sell as well as the salon experience

The salon owners want to redefine what it means to be beautiful, which they seem to be achieving with each look they accomplish

‘I’ve actually paid extra to have them rush produced because I only had a couple of hundred at first and they sold out in six minutes and I just freaked out and texted my manufacturer straight away,’ she previously told Vogue.

‘I had another batch quickly made and I probably sold an extra two or three thousand. I can’t believe it.’

Mermaid make up is another trend that has taken off on Instagram.

Not only do they do people's hair but they also sell make up products online and in the salon, with professional make up artists to help create unconventional looks

Not only do they do people's hair but they also sell make up products online and in the salon, with professional make up artists to help create unconventional looks

Not only do they do people’s hair but they also sell make up products online and in the salon, with professional make up artists to help create unconventional looks

Mermaid make up is another trend that has made waves on Instagram

Mermaid make up is another trend that has made waves on Instagram

A make up artist named Mari from Russia originally showed off her Ariel-inspired look online which encouraged other women around the world to share pictures of theirs.

The make-up trend has more than 25,000 snaps showing the different ways the aquatic look can be achieved.

To recreate it, the make-up aficionados use different powders, paints and scale stencils to create shiny scales and fins. 

Mermaids have also infiltrated our cafes, with rainbow croissants, milkshakes and baked goods having overtaken our social media feeds.

As our mermaid obsession continues to grow it shows that the trend is not going to be slowing down any time soon.

 



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