The BEAUTY IRL newsletter covers beauty at the intersection of politics and pop culture through breaking news, trends, and personal experiences. In this newsletter…
…you’ll finish reading and feel satisfied; like you’ve learned something new and
and valuable about the complicated world of beauty. Personal fears and triumphs as I try to navigate myself. Information you’ll want to share with a friend or a partner over dinner.
-Original reporting on topics in beauty at the intersection of politics and pop culture. Take, for example, this post on beauty brands in response to Black life and police brutality.
-Weekly and monthly beauty news roundups, depending on her subscription status.
-The inside of my brain on: trends I am noticing and industry news that raises my eyebrows.
-Skincare routine updates. BTW: my routine is automatically sent when you subscribe.
-Whenever I am able, BTS of my reporting and published stories. Think notes scribbles, photos, quotes.
ABOUT DARIAN: This newsletter is written by Darian Symoné Harvin. Darian is a multimedia beauty reporter and social media editor using her journalism and curatorial skills to craft narratives and distinct takes on beauty, pop culture, and the intersection of both. So far, her career has been dedicated to working on thoughtful and virals ways to present news and content to people on the internet and IRL, for platforms like BuzzFeed News, Yahoo News, NBC News, and Vox.com. Darian wants to use her love and curiosity for beauty to tell stories. She currently writes for the New York Times, Refinery29, teenVogue, and The Cut.