Now you are the proud owner of your very own mermaid tail. In order to keep it intact and beautiful for a long time, you need to follow certain instructions. On this page you will find some important care tips for your mermaid tails. With the right use and some of our tips and tricks, you will be able to use your new mermaid tail for a very long time.
While our mono fins were specifically designed for swimming, the tail skin on the other hand only consists of a swimwear fabric. It has the purpose to make you feel like a real mermaid or merman. Although manufactured with high quality durable materials, incorrect use will cause wear and tear. For example, if you accidentally kick the side of a swimming pool whilst wearing only the monofin, you will likely get away with no real damage other than light cosmetic scratch etc. The tail skin however won’t cope with this as easily. You can damage the tail skin much quicker and possibly even tear it. In summary, to keep your tail skin beautiful, there are a few important care tips and instructions to follow.
Compared with spandex tails, silicone mermaid tails are much stronger and tougher. The silicone is in fact much thicker than the spandex tail skin. Therefore it is much less likely for a silicone tail to get holes. Nevertheless, a silicone mermaid tail needs love and specific care. Like many materials, a silicone tail can be punctured if treated incorrectly. Please follow our care tips to reduce the risk of damage.
Taking care of silicone mermaid tails starts with the right method of putting it on. Use a lubricant to help put on your tail. Natural oils like coconut or olive oil are good for your skin and don’t harm the environment as much as chemical lubricants. Wet your legs with some water. Use a soft underground like a towel or yoga mat. Never try to put on your tail on hard undergrounds, such as concrete or tiles. It can damage your tail. When pulling up your tail, don’t pull on the seams or attached fins. Furthermore avoid fingernails.
Notably, Mermaid Kat only uses mermaid tails from Mermaid Kat Shop during her adventures. Not only for the exceptional quality and realistic look, but also for the power and efficiency. Our tails allow the professional mermaid to keep up with wild dolphins, sharks, crocodiles and other marine life.