#mermanhair is a real thing, and it's captivating

seriously, it is

photo via @lukedavisthegrey instagram

While we doubt the man bun is going anywhere any time soon, it seems like a worthy challenger has stepped onto social media: merman hair. While the name might need a bit of work, the concept in and of itself is as ~magical~ and captivating as we'd imagine a merman himself would be. Soon, your Instagram feeds will be filled with #mermanhair pics and although there may be a time when you feel the need to resist the allure of their watercolored hair, don't. Give into their glory, be free. Click through the gallery to see some of our favorite mermen.