2022 future maker

Darian Symoné Harvin

Iconic and Influential

Darian Symoné Harvin is an accomplished beauty reporter and influential speaker. As a former social media editor for Buzz Feed News, she uses her journalism and curatorial skills to craft distinct narratives on beauty at the intersection of politics and pop culture, all with the aim of inspiring the community to Dream in Black.


The Dreamer’s Journey

On top of her successful newsletter BEAUTY IRL, Harvin has interviewed today’s top artists, from the most viral TikTok stars to Billboard #1 artists to Oscar winners for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Cut, and Allure. 


Future Greatness

She recently made headlines as the creator of the viral “Black Girls in Front of the Mona Lisa” tweet, which triggered an online movement of women of color questioning mainstream beauty ideals. Darian went on to auction her original tweet as an NFT to keep the conversation going.


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