I'm calling it: 2017 was THE year of the mermaid look. While last year we had everything unicorn, then this year was everything mermaid. You probably remember the unicorn hair, the unicorn nails, the unicorn toast and the unicorn drinks. Well, this year was basically the same thing but with mermaid-themed everything from head to toe. But while mermaid toast was pretty cool and all, the thing that's REALLY got our eyes sparkling with love is the mermaid-themed beauty looks that everyone has been rocking lately.

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At the beginning of this year, it was all about the mermaid locks. Then, as the year wound to a close, everyone was absolutely obsessed with the mermaid glitter undercuts and mermaid lash extensions. Yowza! Those aren't the only mermaid beauty looks that we've been loving, however. There's something to be said for variety and this year has really brought plenty of that: There has been the mermaid undercut (duh), mermaid hair, mermaid eye makeup, mermaid lashes, mermaid lips and mermaid nails. 

With so many gorgeous looks to pick from, I have to admit that it's almost difficult figuring out where to get started. The key you'll want to remember for rocking the mermaid look is that it is all about those oh-so-pretty blues, deep greens, turquoise colors and a bit of purple. Sometimes, when you're feeling like you want an extra pop of color, you can add a little bit of pink or a little bit of glitter. Luckily, though, there are PLENTY of gorgeous looks to choose from. Here are 18 gorgeous photos of the mermaid-themed beauty looks that rocked 2017. Should we continue it again next year? Yes, I think so.

1. The mermaid hair + mermaid undercut combo is FABULOUS. 1

Seriously, have you ever seen anything so very pretty?


2. A basic mermaid undercut still looks fabulous with a bun. 2

You won't even mind that everyone can see your roots.


3. A mermaid undercut can also work really well on the side, too. 3

Hot pink hair? Yes, please! But this works well with other colors, too.

4. The traditional mermaid hair look involves a lot of blues and greens. 4

Seriously, isn't this hair just absolutely the best?


5. Mermaid hair also works if you do a light, multi-colored look. 5

You'll feel just like the prettiest lady in the sea with these locks.


6. Go for a brighter mermaid look with highlighter blues and greens. 6

The best part is the subtle hints of purple and pink locks.


7. The mermaid look really great for your eyes, too. 7

Your oh-so-pretty look will accent just about any outfit.

8. A dramatic look is the metallic mermaid eyes. 8

These eyes are ALL about drama, drama, DRAMA!


9. A mermaid eye look looks even better when there's lots of pink. 9

So much pink looks SO great with some green, too. 

10. Mermaid lashes will definitely complement any eye makeup, too. 10

Start with something subtle like a little dash of purple.


11. Mermaid eyelashes look pretty good in a variety of colors. 11

This ombre-style look is absolutely beautiful on anyone.

12. Don't go for memoir lashes unless you're ready for gorgeous. 12

It's just OH so gorgeous. 


13. Mermaid lips are full of color AND glitter. 13

That purple, the blues, the green, OH MY!

14. You can combine the mermaid lips with some serious bling, too. 14

That dark blue outline really makes the lips POP, don't you think?


15. Try mermaid lips with some bright green and a little pop of nude. 15

You're going to love that little bit of nude to make the rest stand out.

16. Mermaid nails are a gorgeous way to decorate your hands. 16

The gold and deep sea green are just wonderful, amirite?


17. You'll want to swim in the ocean with these subtle mermaid nails. 17

Collecting shells just got a WHOLE lot more fun. 

18. Festive and multi-colored mermaid nails are an absolute must. 18

Festive mermaid nails are definitely the best way to do things right.